• Bouts Announce Tour, Stream ‘Love’s Lost Landings (Part 2)’

    Dublin indie rock quartet Bouts are about to hit the road for the first time in almost five years in support of their new album, Flow. The 9-track album – which is released on January 25th 2019 and available for pre-order from today on Wonky Karousel Records – will be available on a limited run of 100 vinyl records. Half of the run will sold exclusively on their UK and Irish tour which kicks off in London with two shows (Lion Coffee + Records and The Finsbury) on Saturday, January 26th. The tour then moves to Ireland for a series of five Irish shows:…

  • The Menzingers Set For Irish Dates

    Pennsylvanian punk rock quartet The Menzingers will kick off a European tour in the New Year with a brace of Irish dates. Culminating in Amsterdam in mid-February, the tour – which will feature support from PUP and Cayetana – will see the foursome play Dublin’s Whelan’s on January 28 and Belfast’s Limelight 2 the following night, January 29. Tickets for the shows go on sale this Friday at 9am. The Menzingers released their fifth studio album, After the Party, at the start of the year. Stream it below.

  • Documenta To Support The Charlatans on Irish Dates

    Having supported the Tim Burgess-fronted band at Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival in 2015 – and later performed at the Burgess-curated Tim Peaks Stage at Festival No. 6 – Belfast drone-pop septet Documenta will support The Charlatans on the Irish leg of their forthcoming December tour. With support on the other shows coming from Average Sex, the Joe Greene-fronted band will support The Charlatans at Dublin’s The Academy on December 10 and Limelight’s Belfast on December 11. Tickets are on sale now.

  • The Altered Hours Announce Irish Fall Tour

    Having released and widely toured their debut album In Heat Not Sorry at the start of the year, Cork psych five-piece – and arguably the country’s very best live proposition right now – The Altered Hours have announced a four-date Irish fall tour. To coincide with the dates, IHNS has been re-pressed and will be available on limited edition orange vinyl via Art For Blind Records, Penske Recordings and at all upcoming gigs. Check out the dates – and a tour promo video – below. November 18: Lavery’s, Belfast December 3:  Kasbah Social Club, Limerick December 10: The Kino, Cork December 15: The Grand Social, Dublin…