Watch the trailer for Manic Street Preachers’ new film

Watch the trailer for Manic Street Preachers’ new film

Ahead of their visit to Edinburgh later this year, Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers have shared the trailer for their upcoming new flim, Truth & Memory. You can watch it here. The film, which features never-before-seen footage, was directed by long-time collaborator Kieran Evans, and tells the story of the band’s No.1 1998 album This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours. The full film will premiere on Youtube at 7pm on Thursday, 17 January. “It…

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Review: Hinds at The Caves

Review: Hinds at The Caves

Good tunes and a good time. That was the night those in attendance at The Caves had as Spanish indie rockers Hinds played in the Capital in midweek. Storm Diane may have been battering the streets of Edinburgh, but inside the tiny venue it was all about the sunshine vibe as the all-girl four-piece from Madrid entertained in their own energetic, ramshackle way. With a super-catchy songs such as British Minds, Bamboo and Garden, Hinds…

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The Slow Readers Club to visit Edinburgh on 2019 tour

The Slow Readers Club to visit Edinburgh on 2019 tour

Manchester four-piece The Slow Readers Club have announced an extensive UK tour for 2019 – and it will include a return visit to Edinburgh. Following their sold-out headline dates in Glasgow, London and Manchester next month, the 2019 tour will see the band play 32 intimate shows across the country throughout March and April. Tickets will be available at 10am on Friday (Nov 30th) via theslowreadersclub.com. Regarding the tour next year, frontman Aaron Starkie says:…

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Papa Roach to visit Edinburgh on 2019 UK tour

Papa Roach to visit Edinburgh on 2019 UK tour

Californian rockers Papa Roach have announced details of a massive UK tour for spring 2019 – including a visit to Edinburgh. The Last Resort hitmakers will play 12 dates across April to support their 10th album, Who Do You Trust, which is due to be released on January 19. The band will visit the Usher Hall in Edinburgh on April 24. “We are really excited to go deep in the UK and double the number…

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Kylie Minogue announces Edinburgh Castle gig

Kylie Minogue announces Edinburgh Castle gig

Pop superstar Kylie Minogue has announced a massive outdoor gig at Edinburgh Castle next summer. The Australian chart-topper will be playing a headline show in Edinburgh for the first time since 1991 on Sunday, 14 July. Ticket details below. Kylie last played live in Edinburgh in 2003, performing the song Slow at the MTV Europe Awards at Ocean Terminal in Leith. “We are delighted to have Kylie play Edinburgh Castle this summer,” said Mark Mackie, director of…

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Gig preview: Callaghan will cast a spell over Voodoo Rooms

Gig preview: Callaghan will cast a spell over Voodoo Rooms

Following the release of her recent self-titled album, acclaimed singer-songwriter and BBC Radio 2 favourite Callaghan visits the Voodoo Rooms in Edinburgh tomorrow (Thursday, November 1) as part of a wider UK tour. In the Capital, Callaghan will be supported by Americana Music Association double award nominee Danni Nichols.  Moving further towards pop than ever before, whilst maintaining the honest emotion which has already won the singer-songwriter an army of fans, the recent album ‘Callaghan’ is…

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Spanish indie band Hinds heading for Edinburgh

Spanish indie band Hinds heading for Edinburgh

After releasing their highly anticipated sophomore album I Don’t Run in April, Spanish indie band Hinds head out on their UK tour this November – and it includes a visit to Edinburgh. With 17 shows in the UK – including a visit to The Caves on 28 November – this will be the Madrid band’s longest and largest UK tour to-date, and it will include a special one day Hinds’ curated mini-festival at London’s 1,500 capacity Hackney Arts Centre…

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Manic Street Preachers announce Edinburgh gig

Manic Street Preachers announce Edinburgh gig

Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers have  confirmed details of a UK and Ireland tour and special re-release to mark the 20th anniversary of their classic album This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours. Full dates, including a visit to the Usher Hall in Edinburgh, are below. This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours was released in 1998 and features the singles If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next, Tsunami and You Stole The Sun…

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Review: Let It Be, Edinburgh Playhouse

Review: Let It Be, Edinburgh Playhouse

It may be 48 years since the Beatles officially split but for one night you can party with the Fab Four in Let It Be the musical. The acclaimed West End production returned to Edinburgh Playhouse last night to pay homage to one of the most influential bands in the world, the Beatles. The show follows the band’s journey from one of their early performances at the Royal Variety Show in front of the Queen…

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Interview: They Might Be Giants

Interview: They Might Be Giants

They Might Be Giants now an unstoppable force John Flansburgh, the co-frontman for They Might Be Giants, once referred to his band as “the most stoppable force in rock music”. He was referring to TMBG’s early years as a duo – with co-conspirator John Linnell – and the fact that they had few music industry connections and little more than an abundance of creativity going for them. Now, more than 35 years since the pair…

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