It’s Friday The 13th – unlucky for some, but not for Gareth Jones (a former DJ at Bristol’s Thekla and Bath’s Moles Club), who is behind our 13th door. Today Gareth shall be playing non-stop Christmas songs for 12 hours non-stop, at Bristol’s Stag & Hounds public house. The event aims to raise money for Save The Children, with people asked to donate via a text line, or wear a Christmas jumper to the event and pay £2.
Off the back of a blistering tour including a headline performance at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre, four-piece The Riptide Movement are flying high on the success of their latest EP ‘Something Special’, with current hits ‘I’ll Be There’ & ‘Something Special’ blasting out across national radio it’s a triumphant return to form for the Dublin Rockers, to date the EP has over 200,000 streams on Spotify.
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.
Liverpool-based contemporary R&B trio Little Grace. have released their third single, ‘My Bed’. Inspired by Tracey Emin’s art installation of the same name, the track connects all art forms, while at the same time exploring the important topic of mental health, and a percentage of earnings from the single will go to men’s mental health charity, CALM.