Chvrches announce 2019 UK and Ireland tour

Chvrches announce 2019 UK and Ireland tour

Scottish electro-pop three-piece Chvrches have announced a UK and Ireland tour for February next year, kicking off with a night at London’s iconic Alexandra Palace and taking in a homecoming show at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow. The announcement follows the release of their acclaimed third album Love Is Dead and comes in the midst of Chvrches run of huge summer festival performances across the world, including TRNSMT, Parklife and Citadel in the UK, NOS Alive…

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Dua Lipa discusses sexism and harassment in the music industry ahead of Scottish gig

Dua Lipa discusses sexism and harassment in the music industry ahead of Scottish gig

Ahead of her visit to Scotland next month, Dua Lipa has spoken out about sexism in the music industry and the #MeToo movement. Appearing on the cover of the new issue of GQ, the New Rules hitmaker, who was the winner of Best British Female Solo artist at this year’s Brits, discusses changing attitudes towards misogyny. “For a female artist, it takes a lot more to be taken seriously if you’re not sat down at…

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Listen: Manic Street Preachers release first new single in four years

Listen: Manic Street Preachers release first new single in four years

The mighty Manic Street Preachers have unveiled new single International Blue – the Welsh rockers’ first new release in four years. You can listen to it here. Taken from the band’s 13th studio album, Resistance Is Futile, which is out 6 April, the single is unfiltered, classic Manic Street Preachers. Inspired by the city of Nice in the mid winter sun and the life’s work of French artist Yves Klein, bassist and lyricist Nicky Wire…

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Blink 182 extend 2017 UK tour

Blink 182 extend 2017 UK tour

Pop-punk legends Blink 182 have added an extra date to the 2017 UK headline tour that brings them to Scotland next summer. The US band, whose hits include All The Small Things, Adam’s Song and the haunting anthem I Miss You, released their seventh studio album California earlier this year. The record was their first since guitarist Tom DeLonge quit the band and was replaced by former Alkaline Trio singer and vocalist Matt Skiba. Blink had already announced that…

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The Weeknd announces UK tour – including Glasgow gig

The Weeknd announces UK tour – including Glasgow gig

Canadian R&B star The Weeknd has announced details of a UK headline tour for 2017, which includes a visit to Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on March 10. The singer, who cleaned up at the annual Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas earlier this year, winning eight awards, including the prize for top R&B album for Beauty Behind The Madness, will hit the UK in March for a series of arena shows where he will play tracks from soon-to-be-released new…

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