New signings to the ITB roster

We’d like to welcome the following artists who’ve joined our roster recently:

For all their forthcoming tour dates keep an eye on our website tour calendar.

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Neil Young new album out in May

Neil Young releases his new album ‘A Letter Home’ on the 27th of May via Jack White’s label Third Man Records.

The record is a collection of classic songs by artists such as Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Willie Nelson revisited by Neil Young. ‘A Letter Home’ is “an unheard collection of rediscovered songs from the past recorded on ancient electro-mechanical technology captures and unleashes the essence of something that could have been gone forever.”

Watch Neil Young covering Bert Jansch’s ‘Needle of Death’: http://bit.ly/1rEd5Me

Neil Young will be headlining British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park, London on the 12th of July. Catch him on tour in the UK and Europe this summer.

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James Blake nominated for an Ivor Novello award 2014

London electronic producer James Blake is nominated for an Ivor Novello Award 2014 in the ‘Best Contemporary Song’ category for his track ‘Retrograde’, taken from his Mercury-winning second album ‘Overgrown’.

The award is considered among the most prestigious and internationally respected in the music industry, celebrating, honouring and rewarding excellence in songwriting and composing. Presented by PRS for Music and the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors, the 59th Awards ceremony will be held at the Grosvenor House, London, on the 22nd May.

Watch the video of ‘Retrograde’ here: http://bit.ly/1hrKuSG

Catch him on tour across the U.K. and Europe this summer: http://bit.ly/JamesBlaketour

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ITB artists just announced for Reading & Leeds Festival

Reading and Leeds Festival announce more acts to their line-up, including ITB artists (in alphabetical order): Blood Red Shoes,  Dry the River, Lonely the Brave and Twin Atlantic. They join already announced artists Blink 182 (Main Stage headliners), Courteeners (NME/R1 Stage headliners) and Lower Than Atlantis.

The ‘Best Festival’ at the 2013 NME Awards take place over the August bank holiday weekend 21st-24th, in Richfield Avenue, Reading and Bramham Park, Leeds.

Festival information and tickets  www.readingandleedsfestival.com

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ITB artists participate in Record Store Day

This Saturday April 19th the world’s independent record shops come together to celebrate Record Store Day. The event brings together artists, fans and thousands of independent record stores across the world. RSD sees limited edition vinyl and CDs made exclusively for the day released internationally by hundreds of artists across the globe.

This year’s Record Store Day features many releases from ITB artists, including:

Bob Dylan‘s self-titled debut album, originally released in 1962, will be pressed onto transparent, red vinyl.

Neil Young will reissue 1986’s ‘Cow Palace’ live album plus a unique vinyl box set ‘Official Release Series Disc 5-8’, which includes four albums from the 1970’s including ‘Time Fades Away’ (1973) to ‘Zuma’ (1975).

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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club to support Pearl Jam

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club announced as special guests to Pearl Jam at their  Milton Keynes Bowl, UK show on the 11th July.

Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready spoke about BRMC in an interview last year stating:  “I was completely invigorated and blown away by them.”

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Kiss inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Current members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of the legendary rock band Kiss (plus the original line-up) were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at a ceremony in NYC last week.

Guitarist Tom Morello, who introduced the band at the ceremony said: “Growing up, Kiss was my favourite band…[…]. Kiss is the band that made me and millions of others love rock and roll. What Elvis and The Beatles were to previous generations, Kiss were to us”.

In a career that spans over 40 years, the band has sold over 85 million albums. Read Kiss’ acceptance speech.

Kiss: Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Ace Frehley and Gene Simmons

Kiss: Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Ace Frehley and Gene Simmons

 

Tom Morello introducing Kiss

Tom Morello introducing Kiss

 

New signings to the ITB roster

We’d like to welcome the following artists who’ve joined our roster in the last month:

For all their forthcoming tour dates keep an eye on our website tour calendar.

ITB New Signings

ITB artists announced for Glastonbury

Headliners Kasabian are joined on Glastonbury’s stellar line-up by ITB Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters; James Blake; Jagwar Ma and The Radiophonic Workshop. More artists still to be announced – watch this space.

In its 44th year, the world’s largest music festival and winner of ‘Best Festival‘ at the NME Awards, takes place in Pilton, Somerset from the 25th-29th of June.   Read more   

Kasabian to headline Glastonbury

Kasabian return to Glastonbury to headline the Pyramid (main) Stage, closing the festival on Sunday the 29th of June. Their first appearance at the festival was in 2004, where they opened the Pyramid Stage, now ten years later they’re closing it.

2014 will mark the Leicester four-piece’s fifth appearance at the world’s largest music festival. Formed in 1997, the band have won a Brit (Best British Group), a Mojo award plus multiple, Q and NME awards. Their 5th studio album is due out in June.

See all Kasabian’s tour dates here.

Festival information is available at: www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk

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