Win tickets to see Fightstar Acoustic Show for MTV

MTV PRESENTS | Fightstar & Spy Catcher plus support WHEN | Thursday, March 4th 2010 WHERE | Dingwalls, Camden, London PRICE | £10 BUY TICKETS HERE MTV and Diary of a Rock Photographer are pleased to offer Fightstar fans a unique opportunity to see a one off acoustic show at Dingwalls, London. We are giving away 2 FREE tickets to this amazing show which is part of the MTV Presents series on 4th March 2010. To win the tickets, simply email us telling us why YOU should get the tickets for this unique gig. Winners will be picked at random Continue Reading

Emerging bands to get a chance to play Download

  Download Festival is teaming with Red Bull Bedroom Jam, the weekly live music webcast for young, emerging bands which returns today to give eight bands the chance to play at the legendary festival. This year bands have the chance to play the behemoth of the festival circuit; Download, but they need to impress the panel of judges, which this year will not only include Charlie Simpson of Fightstar but also Andy Copping, Vice President of Music at Live Nation, and Beckie Sugden from The Agency. Recording sessions at Red Bull’s brand new HQ are also on the table plus Continue Reading

Bloodstock FESTIVAL 2010 final headliner announced

Twisted Sister to rock Bloodstock Bloodstock have confirmed that Twisted Sister will be the final headliner at this year’s Bloodstock Open Air. Also joining them on the bill at this year’s festival will be Edguy and Ensiferum. BOA is thrilled to confirm the final headline slot for the 10th anniversary festival will be taken by legendary US metallers Twisted Sister. Capturing the spirit of rebellion, the multi-million selling New Yorkers enjoyed a hugely successful career, adored by metal fans and feared by the “moral right”, before disbanding in the mid-80’s. Re-uniting in 2001 to headline the New York Steel benefit Continue Reading

Rage against the Machine & Aerosmith TO HEADLINE Download Festival

  Download…Ready to Rock! We can now confirm that legendary multi-million selling AEROSMITH and double Grammy-winning RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE will join AC/DC as headliners of the 8th Download Festival. Aerosmith, who are celebrating 40 years as America’s Greatest Rock ‘N’ Roll band will return to the main stage at Donington Park for the first time in 16 years. Last playing as headliners of the Donington Monsters Of Rock festival in 1994 and 1990, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry et al return with their legendary juggernaut performance, one that has earned them the title of best-selling American rock band of all Continue Reading

Starman show starts on SKY 1

                   Pineapple Dance Studios: Where careers are made, dreams are broken, bitching is an Olympic sport and everyone is fabulous! The new series kicked off last night February 14th 2010. Based in London’s Covent Garden, Pineapple Studios are legendary in show-business, home to the most demanding auditions and rehearsal space for the world’s biggest stars and shows. The show follows Pineapple Studios dance teacher Andrew Stone and his band Starman in their quest for a major record deal. Starman consists of 6 talented musicians Andrew Stone (lead singer) Rosaleen O’Connell (Backing Vocalist) Luka Cadez (Drummer), Jesus Ruiz (Guitarist), Mickey Cowdroy, Continue Reading

Rage Against The Machine announce Free gig in London

London ‘Thank You’ gig just announced Rage Against The Machine reached the Christmas No. 1 spot thanks to those that bought the single and now the massive ‘Thank you’ gig that was promised is finally here!  On Sunday 6th June, Finsbury Park will host the victory party to end all victory parties! The victory marks a stunning upset against the heavily favoured X Factor single. Following the massive Facebook campaign to make the 1992 track top the Christmas charts, RATM will play a concert in celebration of this incredible triumph. You spread the word, you swayed the outcome, you made Continue Reading

Starman debut on Sky One

Picture: Enda Madden new series set to explode on Sky ONE Sky One is to air the story of an up and coming pop band, as part of a major new documentary filmed in London’s renowned Pineapple Dance studios. The featured band, Starman, intend to release a single off the back of the show, which airs for the first time on February 14. The band formed a just year ago when music entrepreneur and the band’s manager Robert Davies met Pineapple dance teacher, singer and self-proclaimed “ready made pop-star” Andrew Stone. The band were then discovered by Sky when they Continue Reading

Bloodstock comes of age heaven & Hell to headline

Heaven & Hell confirmed as Bloodstock Sunday Headliner Heavy Metal Legends HEAVEN & HELL have been confirmed as headline act for BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR 2010. The metal masters have chosen to headline the 10th anniversary of the festival, crowning an already incredible line up, befitting such an important milestone. Living legend/Guitarist TONY IOMMI commented: “Great for Geezer and me to play somewhere near to home, even better to headline a legendary festival. Thanks for the opportunity” BLOODSTOCK more than welcomes their appearance. Founder Paul Gregory says: “10 years of bringing the UK a METAL festival that metalheads can be proud Continue Reading