Kids In Glass Houses Announce UK Tour

Kids in Glass Houses - Courtesy of SJM Promotions

Local favourites Kids in Glass Houses Houses are excited to announce a second 2010 UK headline tour, set to kick off in Norwich on November 11, and visiting Cardiff on November 14.
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Queensbury Rules

Queensbury - By Marianne Harris

Sit up and take note, this is Queensbury, the latest tour de force to emerge from the prolific Welsh rock scene.

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Stuart Cable 1970-2010

We are sad to report the untimely passing of friend of Amped, Stuart Cable.
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Amped Wants YOU!

Amped is currently looking for talent for ‘Amped Unsigned’, a compilation album for unsigned Welsh bands and artists.

We require between 10 and 12 acts who are interested in contributing; we need one high quality Mp3 track and a bio. The album will be hosted on Amped for FREE download, allowing potential fans/promoters/managers and other journalists to listen to you.

Amped is looking to finalise and release the compilation by September at the latest. If you’re interested please get in touch with the subject ‘Amped Unsigned‘ – ampedwales@googlemail.com

Jarrad ‘Nöir’ Owens

Manics Cry Wolf with Wayne Murray

The story Boy Cried Wolf frontman Wayne Murray has cultivated over his divergent career itself reads like a tragi-fairytale set to the soundtrack of romantic longing. Formerly the singer of nearly-rans Thirteen:13, whose glistening nostalgia-tinged pop possessed some of the finest melodic refrains of the early noughties, Murray soon found himself – and his band, who were promising much – in a Hansel and Gretel wilderness as the fairytale that should have reached its ever-after moment bruised and blackened into the full-stop refrain of “Nevermore.”

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Manics Announce 10th Album and Most Extensive UK Tour Ever!

Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers - Photograph by Dean Chalkley

Following 2009’s cathartic ‘Journal For Plague Lovers’, the Manic Street Preachers announce details of their tenth studio album.

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