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Music news round-up: w/e 28 April

The Hives will perform at the Reading and Leeds festival, playing the NME stage Friday August 24th and Saturday August 25th.

Bristol's scuzz punks Turbowolf have shared their latest video for the single 'Bag O' Bones'. The single will be available on June 4th via Hassle Records.


29th – Cardiff University w/ The Subways

1st –Old Fire Station Bournemouth w/ The Subways
2nd –Empire Middlesbourough w/ The Subways
3rd –Kasbah Coventry w/ The Subways
5th –Live At Leeds
6th –Liquid Rooms Edinburgh– w/ The Subways
8th –The Ritz Manchester w/ The Subways
10th –Shepherds Bush Empire w/ The Subways

2nd –Dot to Dot Bristol
3rd –Dot to Dot Nottingham
4th –Dot to Dot Manchester
9th – Download Festival Donnington, UK

6th – IndigO2 w/ Wolfmother
14TH – 2000 Trees Festival Cheltenham
15th – Dour Fest, Dour, Belgium
28th –Leopallooza Festival, Bude, UK
29th – The Flapper, Birmingham

3RD –Standon Calling Hertfordshire,
4th –Y Not Festival Matlock

9th –Bestival Isle of Wight

Mostly No, Milk Maid’s second album released via FatCat on 9th July will follow within a year of last year’s debut record Yucca.


June 4th – MANCHESTER, Dot to Dot
June 28th – LONDON, Shacklewell Arms
June 29th – MANCHESTER, Underachievers
June 30th – EDINBURGH, Henry's Cellar Bar
July 1st – NEWCASTLE, Dog and Parrot
July 2nd – LIVERPOOL, Bumper
July 3rd – LEEDS, Oporto

French progressive metallers Gojira are to release their new live DVD The Flesh Alive through Mascot Records on 4th June 2012. It contains full live shows from Garorock and Bordeaux plus bonus material from the Les Vielles Charrues show, a documentary and a live CD.

Newport quintet The Dead Wretched explode into action with their debut album Anchors Down which is released on May 7th 2012 on Believe Revolt.

London four-piece Flats have announced that they will unfortunately have to postpone their forthcoming UK Tour which was due to kick off at London’s 100 Club on the 1st of May and run through May 2012.

The tour is now is being rescheduled for later in the Summer and subsequently the release date of their debut album Better Living has gone back to the 4th of June to coincide with the new dates, which will be confirmed very soon.

In the meantime, the new single ‘Country’, the follow up to last year’s ‘Never Again’, is available to download and will be released on seven inch vinyl on Sweatshop Records / One Little Indian on the 30th of April.

DIY Camden duo BIGkids have revealed that their second single 'Superhero' will be out on June 17th. To mark the occasion, they will play their first ever headline show at London's The Ballyhoo (formerly The Bowery) near Tottenham Court Road on May 24th. Tickets are on sale now and you can watch the 'Superhero' video below.

AlunaGeorge have announced that their new three-track EP You Know You Like It will be released on June 11th on vinyl through Tri Angle Records. Check out EP track 'Just A Touch' below.

Frank Carter and Jim Carroll, AKA Pure Love, have unveiled the first taster of their debut album in the form of free download 'Bury My Bones'. You can grab your free download by visiting Pure Love's official website and check out the video below.

This Many Boyfriends have unveiled the video for new single '(I Should Be A) Communist', out on May 21st through Angular Recording Corporation. Check it out below.

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