FATi – ‘QUEEN’ And ‘L.O.V.E. Love’

You can trace just about every part of contemporary American music, from the rhythms, the harmonies, the compositional structure – even the scales – to the folk music of Western Africa. Case in point FATi, with her new singles, ‘QUEEN’, and L.O.V.E. Love’.

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Gothic Splendour Abounds In Marianas Trench Album ‘Phantoms’

Opening with the sublime ‘Eleonora’, ‘Phantoms’ is the fifth studio album from Vancouver pop-rock quartet Marianas Trench.

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Brian May Joins Rock Act Five Finger Death Punch For New Country Single – ‘Blue On Black’

The multi-platinum rock group FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has teamed up with the legendary BRIAN MAY of QUEEN and two of the biggest names in country and blues rock, BRANTLEY GILBERT and KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD to record a special version of the song ‘Blue On Black’ mixed by Kevin Churko (Ozzy Osbourne, Shania Twain, Disturbed). Titans in each of their respective genres, the artists came together to merge country and mainstream rock to re-create the classic song originally recorded and co-written by Shepherd. Taking Country Rock to the next level, ‘Blue On Black’ is out now worldwide via Prospect Park (North America) and Eleven Seven Music (ex. North America). The song is available HERE and the artists also premiered an official music video for ‘Blue On Black’ showing the creation of the song.

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Hafdís Huld – ‘Variations’

Icelandic singer songwriter Hafdís Huld has an international fanbase in over 65 countries, which has seen her songs garner over 11.5 million streams on Spotify alone.

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Singer/Songwriter Steve Rodgers Debut Album ‘Head Up High’ Receives Rave Reviews!

The long awaited debut album by Steve Rodgers released in 2017 was well worth that wait! With eleven tracks in total, Steve opens with his first single ‘I Will Grow’ and his second single, the title track from the album, ‘Head Up High’. Steve Rodgers writes from experience and from the heart, and the tracks are both uplifting and emotive.

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Feyer – ‘Stuck in a Video Game’

Born and raised in New York and performing as Feyer, Andrew Feyer has had a long past with music, having started with piano lessons before moving onto songwriting, and playing with various bands. He started recording and producing in his bedroom, where he developed his own style, and, in addition to working with other musicians, he also scores for film and video games. Feyer’s style is difficult to classify, but the hey elements are theatrical lyrics, electronic rock production, and a merging of futuristic and retro sounds. His latest track, ‘Stuck In A Video Game’ is accompanied by a music video which has been produced and animated by Aqueous Animation.

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Wild Youth Release Debut EP ‘The Last Goodbye’

Dublin alt-pop fourpiece Wild Youth have today released their debut EP, ‘The Last Goodbye’. Comprising five songs including previous releases ‘Can’t Move On’, and ‘Making Me Dance’, it’s an uptempo dance-ready album which is sure to make some movement on the charts.

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Rising Southend Four Piece The Collier Release New Single ‘Falling Out Of The Bed’

Southend’s rising four piece The Collier have released new single ‘Falling Out Of The Bed’ this past Friday.

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Feels Like A Storm: Lisa Speaks To Tiffany Ahead Of The Release Of Her New Album ‘Pieces Of Me’

Lisa battled technology and Storm Ali to speak to Tiffany ahead of the release of the singer’s new album and her UK tour.

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SPiN – ‘What’s It Gonna Take’

Based in Philadelphia, rock band SPiN have raised their presence through touring, syncing their songs to TV and film, radio play, and a social media presence of over 30,000 fans. Their video for ‘Zombie Girl’ also went viral, garnering over 8 million views so far. Their latest track, ‘What’s It Gonna Take’, the first release from their new album, ‘Make Me Move’, comes with a kick-ass video directed by Jim Vacca and shot in their hometown of Philadelphia.

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Naked Congress – ‘In My Room’

Naked Congress started back in 1985, and although they had many offers from record companies, the desire to remain true to themselves meant they stayed independent. Zoom forward to 2018, times have changed, and so has Naked Congress, now the “one man band” of Mazo, aka Magnus Bergentz.

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#Competition: Win Two Tickets To See Queen Extravaganza!

Due to popular demand, Queen Extravaganza are returning to the UK for a tour which starts on October 30 at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, continuing until their final show at London’s Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, on November 22nd. Essentially Pop gives you the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the show!

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Queen Extravaganza To Tour UK Starting October!

Back by popular demand, the Queen Extravaganza will tour the UK, starting October 30 at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, and continue throughout November until their final show at London’s Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, on the 22nd.

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Essential Advent Calendar: Ben And Andy Cover Queen Classic, ‘Save Me’

With their take on the Queen classic, ‘Save Me’, accompanied by their “Alternative ‘Fox & The Mouse’ John Lewis advert”, which has so far racked up over 50,000 views on YouTube, Ben Potts and Andy Green are behind the 10th door of our Essential Advent Calendar.

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Jedward Rock Dublin In First Show Since Leaving Big Brother

On February 25 Jedward performed in front of a capacity crowd at Dublin’s famous Button Factory, made up of a mix of fans from Ireland and the rest of the world, with one even flying in from Hong Kong for the event.

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Alternative Rock Duo ‘LuminAnt’ Announce Release of Debut Album ‘Renaissance’

Lucy Barka and Ant Horsman initially formed as a temporary duo back in 2015 for a charity gig, and decided to form a duo when their performance was well-received. LuminAnt was formed, and now the pair have released their eleven track album, ‘Renaissance’.

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