The self-titled album is the band’s first since 2008’s Songs From The Sparkle Lounge and “probably the most diverse thing we’ve done. I think it’s the best thing we’ve done since Hysteria – I really do. It’s the loudest rock guitars we’ve ever had on some tracks”, said guitarist Phil Collen.
Watch the brand new video for new single Let’s Go here.
Def Leppard head to Japan, Australia and Singapore in November, before kicking off their EU and UK co-headline tour with Whitesnake in December, culminating in a hometown show at Sheffield Arena on the 19th of December. See all dates and remaining ticket info here.
Agent contact: Rod MacSween
French Cuban twins Ibeyi have been nominated in the ‘Newcomer of the Year’ category for the European Festival Awards 2015. The awards honour the vision, creativity, expertise and effort that powers Europe’s best music festivals.
Voting is open now for this category as well as Best Major, Medium and Small Festival, Best European line up and more here.
The BBC will be presenting ‘Adele at the BBC’, a special show to be broadcast in November, a world-exclusive hosted by Graham Norton.
The date will mark the third time the band – made up of Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler and recent Q Magazine Awards Les Paul Award winner Tony Iommi – will have headlined the festival since its inception in 2003.
“It’s always like coming home,” says Ozzy. “Download is my absolute favourite summer festival. See you all there.”
Iommi was honoured for his outstanding contribution to music and pop culture, and the award also forms part of the 100th anniversary of Les Paul, the man who pioneered the solid-body electric guitar.
Boy & Bear‘s third album Limit Of Love will be released in the UK on October 30th. The album was released last week in their native Australia and went straight into the charts at No.1.
Limit Of Love is the band’s third album and is a follow-up to their #1 ARIA Album and platinum-selling Harlequin Dream. New single Walk The Wire is out now, and you can check out the making of the album here.
Agent contact: Lucy Dickins
Congrats to Vance Joy who has been nominated for an immense seven Australia Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards. The ARIA’s recognise excellence and innovation across all genres of Australian music.
Vance Joy’s nominations are:
- Best Australian Live Act for ‘Dream Your Life Away’ Tour
- Best Independent Release for ‘Dream Your Life Away’
- Best Male Artist for ‘Dream Your Life Away’
- Best Pop Release for ‘Dream Your Life Away’
- Song Of The Year for ‘Georgia’
- Album Of The Year for ‘Dream Your Life Away’
- Best Video for ‘Georgia’