New Fiona Melady video

October 26th, 2009 by

‘Love in the Movies’ is the second single to be taken from Fiona Melady‘s debut album The Fear I Fear and the first single from Fiona to be distributed by Universal Music Ireland. The video is directed by Simon Daniels.

Pama International to support The Specials

October 23rd, 2009 by


Pama International, the side project of Specials guitarist / vocalist Lynval Golding have been announced as support on the latter’s UK and Irish tour, which comes to Dublin for two sold-out shows next month. Golding’s collaboration with Pama International founders, keyboardist Sean Flowerdew & singer Finny, dates back some 17 years, and he recently teamed […]

Behind the scenes on new Muse tour

October 23rd, 2009 by

Muse have released a set of photos from their production rehearsals for their upcoming tour, which comes to the O2 in Dublin on November 6th. If you’re looking forward to it already, we think this might make you even more excited…

Yo Majesty’s horrible new video

October 22nd, 2009 by

Yo Majesty are back with a new track that celebrates sexuality and female domination in all its ghoulish glory. ‘Freaks Come Out’ also features a unique Halloween-themed video, filmed at the producer, David Alexander’s flat in Dalston, London. Directed by Mike Title from London gang Dead Kids, the video features lashings of fake blood and […]

Paul McCartney date for O2

October 22nd, 2009 by

Following a sellout stadium tour of the US this summer, Paul McCartney today announces his first European Tour since 2004, ‘Good Evening Europe’. This December will see him play eight special arena shows across Europe, including his first Irish dates for six years. He plays the O2 in Dublin on December 20th, with tickets priced […]

Fionn Regan books Whelan’s for pre-Christmas cheer

October 22nd, 2009 by

Following on from his headline slot at last week’s Hard Working Class Heroes festival, Irish singer-songwriter Fionn Regan is strapping his guitar on for a pared-down solo show in Whelan’s on December 19. Expect live favourites from his Choice and Mercury-nominated debut album The End of History, as well as tracks from his upcoming LP […]

Win Bacardi B Live tickets

October 20th, 2009 by


This Sunday sees the final Bacardi B Live club night of the year at the POD complex in Dublin. Headliners DJ MEHDI and HUDSON MOHAWKE are joined by MAMIKO MOTTO, KORMAC’S BIG BAND, DISCO BRASIL and more for another of Bacardi’s fabled Latin-themed club night spectaculars, featuring the usual delectable mix of deliciously fresh rum […]

Dubstep at Crawdaddy with Mala and Sgt Pokes

October 20th, 2009 by

Prepare for some bowel-shaking sub bass frequencies as dubstep pioneer Mala returns to Dublin to take over Crawdaddy on Friday, November 20. The Digital Mystikz and DMZ label founder will be joined by his main MC Sgt Pokes for some twisted dubbed out beats and off-the-wall rhymes. Support is courtesy of Safetyboy who’s part of […]

Two Richter Collective Singles Club dates for November

October 20th, 2009 by

The Richter Collective has confirmed two November dates for its Singles Club, both of which will take place in Twisted Pepper on Dublin’s Abbey Street. The first, on Friday the 6th, will feature live performances from BATS, Guilty Optics and Who Wants to Die, followed-up with a set from the Richter Collective DJs. Then on Friday the […]

Another Hockey match at The Academy

October 20th, 2009 by

After their Academy gig last month, an Oxegen show and a double headliner with Passion Pit at Whelan’s in March, US new wave revivalists Hockey continue their live Irish onslaught with a return to Dublin’s Academy on February 28 next year. The band’s debut album Mind Chaos is out now, and its blend of infectious […]

Metallica’s Robert Trujillo joins Rodrigo y Gabriela onstage

October 19th, 2009 by

It was, we imagine, a dream come true for metalheads Rodrigo y Gabriela in Chicago on Friday night when they were joined onstage by Metallica bassist Trujillo for their cover of the band’s ‘Orion’. The duo even stood up, with Rod especially rocking out…..

Wolfmother tour dates

October 19th, 2009 by


Australian hard rockers Wolfmother are to undertake a month-long European tour to coincide with the forthcoming release of their second album, Cosmic Egg, later this month. The Grammy award winners play Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on January 13th and tickets go on sale this Friday, October 23rd, at 9am – the same day Cosmic Egg is due for release. Tour Dates: […]

Madness Christmas gigs

October 17th, 2009 by

Following on from their Electric Picnic set in the summer, Madness return to these shores for two shows in December – 02, Dublin on 28th and Odyssey, Belfast on 29th. Belfast tickets are on sale now, Dublin tickets go on sale next Thursday priced 49.20 Euro Seated & 44.20 Euro general admission.