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Todays roundup is packed full of the latest info on Of Montreal, Miley Cyrus vs Radiohead, Underage Festival, Lexapalooza, Amazing Baby, Prego, Dan Deacon, Metric and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart!
has announced a brand new Shepherdâs Bush Empire show in July plus a string of UK festival appearances. Further to last weekâs news, Athens Georgiaâs finest are now playing Shepherdâs Bush Empire on the 14th July. Tickets are on sale from the same outlet as before, www.seetickets.com, and details of the support acts are yet to be confirmed.
Festivals-wise, Of Montreal are also set to play Oxegen
and T In The Park
over the weekend of the 10 â 12th July.Â Tickets go on sale for Oxegen on Friday 6th March, whereas T In The Park tickets are already selling fast.
Miley Cyrus vs Radiohead
Disney favourite Miley Cyrus isn't happy with Radiohead. Apparantly she wanted to meet them at the Grammys because they're the reason she went into music (wtf?) but they declined. She been quoted as saying "I'll ruin them".
Following two hugely successful sold out events, Underage returns to Victoria Park for its third year.Â Founded by Sam Kilkoyne (now 17) the Underage Club and Underage Festival are the original and most revered under 18âs events in the world.
Ladyhawke, Metronomy, Esser and First Aid Kit are some of the first band to be announced but make sure you head to www.underagefestivals.com
for more info!
Taking place on Saturday 20th June 2009 at North London âs newest rock venue; The Gaff, Lexapalooza Festival returns with a wealth of eclectic artists performing across two stages from 1pm until late.
It's all in aid of the Breast Cancer campaign so make sure you go down and lend them your support. Click here
for more information!
Amazing baby will be performing at SXSW! Go to www.myspace.com/theamazingbaby
for more information!
MP3: Amazing Baby - Bayonets
Hotly Tipped London space rockers Prego - Lamacq's first âNew Favourite Bandâ of 2009 - release their new download-only single âThe Longest Calmâ on 13th April 2009 on Year Zero recordings, a label set up by NME scribe Mark Beaumont to release this one song only.
Go to www.myspace.com/pregomusic
for more information
You can stream the latest album by Dan Deacon, 'Bromst'',
in its entirety by clicking here
Following 2005's highly acclaimed Live It Out, Metric returns with their highly anticipated fourth full length studio album Fantasies.Â Written by the band in a farmhouse outside Seattle and by frontwoman Emily Haines while on a soul-cleansing sojourn to Argentina, Fantasies is a densely textured modern mix of psychedelia, electro, and rock with a "really big and really dreamy" sound, says guitarist/co-founder Jimmy Shaw.
Go to www.myspace.com/metricband
MP3: Metric - Help I'm Alive (Acoustic)
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
The amazing 'The Pains of Being Pure at Heart' have loads of things going on right now! They'll be playing loads of shows at SXSW as well as embarking on a massive american tour!