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Gutter Gig Guide : 29/07/2015

Gigs This Week

American garage rock trio, The Gories are at Glasgow’s 02 ABC tonight (Thursday 30th July 2015). The band, who formed in Detroit in 1986, split in July 2009, but reformed in 2010.

Bearded Londoner, Jack Garratt is at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut on Friday (31st July 2015). The gig is a perfect warm-up for the singer who is scheduled to support Mumford & Sons in Aviemore at the weekend as part of their “Gentlemen Of The Road Stopover”. Garratt’s latest single, “Weathered” is available now.

Glasgow-based, alt-rock trio, Whiskey Pigeon are at Glasgow’s 02 ABC on Friday (31st July 2015). The band, who formed earlier this year, draw influence from a wide range of artists, including Queens Of The Stone Age, Green Day, Bjork, Ed Sheeran and Massive Attack. Support comes from The Clear.

Hollywood Ending are at Glasgow’s 02 ABC on Saturday (1st August 2015). The band, who released their self-titled debut album earlier this year, are touring the UK this coming week as a final farewell to fans! The rap metal band formed in 2011.

Local hero, Gerry Cinnamon is playing a very special charity gig at Glasgow’s newly-opened, Clutha Bar on Saturday (1st August 2015). Cinnamon, from Castlemilk in Glasgow, is fresh from a stellar slot at this year’s T In The Park and is scheduled to release his much-anticipated debut album later this year.

Home-grown talent, Altered Sky are at Glasgow’s Garage this Saturday (1st August 2015). The band formed in 2010 and released their EP, “Stop And Live” in January of this year.

NY-born dream-pop band, Luna are at Glasgow’s CCA on Sunday (2nd August 2015) as part of their Farewell Tour. The band, who formed in 1991, have released seven studio albums throughout their career; the latest being 2004’s “Rendezvous”

American “horror punk” outfit, The Misfits are in Glasgow on Monday (3rd August 2015) at the city’s Classic Grand. The band, who formed in New Jersey in 1977, are playing their studio album, “Static Age” in full, released in 1997.

Just Announced

English drum and bass outfit, Rudimental have unveiled plans to tour later this year, including a gig at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange on Tuesday 13th October 2015. The band formed in 2010 and are due to release second LP, “We Are The Generation” in September.

Tickets on-sale on Friday 31st July 2015 @ 9am

Indie rockers, The Cribs have confirmed plans to tour later this year, including a hotly-anticipated gigs at Glasgow’s Barrowland on Tuesday 20th October 2015. The band, from Yorkshire, released their sixth studio album, “For All My Sisters” in March 2015.

Tickets on-sale on Friday 31st July 2015 @ 9am


Gutter Gig Guide : 22/07/2015

Gigs This Week

Camberley-born band, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels are bringing their blend of punk, ska and jazz to Glasgow’s Audio tonight (Wednesday 22nd July 2015). The band recently released EP, “Book Of Lies”.

Home-grown talent, C Duncan is at Glasgow’s CCA on Friday (24th July 2015). Born to classic musician parents, Duncan’s style blends his love of both classical and modern music. His debut offering, “Architect” is available now.

Bwani Junction are live at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut this Friday (24th July 2015) as part of the legendary’s venue’s annual Summer Nights line-up. The band, from Edinburgh, have released two studio albums to date; their debut effort, “Fully Cocked” and “Tongue Of Bombie”.

Edinburgh-born band, The Jackals are at The Record Factory on Friday (24th July 2015) as part of the venue’s Creation Sessions. The band describe themselves as “cosmic rock ‘n’ roll” and the gig will act as an album showcase where they will play their new LP, “People” in full.

Veteran punk rock band, Eddie & The Hotrods are at Glasgow’s Hug & Pint on Saturday (25th July 2015). The band, from Essex, formed in 1975 and are best known for their signature hit, “Do Anything You Wanna Do”, which scored them a UK Top 10 hit in 1977. In 2011, the band released “35 Years Of Teenage Depression”, a reworking of their 1976 debut, “Teenage Depression”.

Pop singer/songwriter, Kirsten Adamson celebrates her brand new EP, “Impossibilities” with a gig at Nice ‘N’ Sleazy’s this Saturday (25th July 2015). Kirsten is the daughter of Big Country legend, Stuart Adamson and launched the EP with a gig at Edinburgh’s Sneaky Pete’s earlier this week. “Impossibilities” is available now.

Kentucky-beauty Angaleena Presley is live at Glasgow’s Broadcast on Sunday (26th July 2015). Described as the product of “if Loretta Lynn and John Prine had a baby”, Presley released her latest album, “American Middle Class” in October 2014.

Indie singer/songwriter, Badly Drawn Boy is at Glasgow’s Oran Mor on Tuesday (28th July 2015). Badly Drawn Boy, aka Damon Gough, is celebrating 15 years since the release of his debut offering, “The Hour Of The Bewilderbeast” by playing the album in full. 

Just Announced

Fresh from their headline slot at T In The Park earlier this month, Kasabian have announced a very special gig at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange on Thursday 20th August 2015

Tickets on-sale on Thursday 23rd July 2015 @ 9am

X Factor 2011 Winners, Little Mix have announced a 2016 tour. The band, who were the first group ever to win the TV Talent Show, will play at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on Saturday 19th March 2016 as part of the “Get Weird Tour”. The band’s third LP of the same name is scheduled for release in November 2015, and lead single, “Black Magic” scored the band their third UK number one single earlier this month.

Tickets on-sale on Saturday 25th July 2015 @ 9am

Dundee’s finest, The View have announced a string of Scottish gigs in support of their forthcoming LP, “Ropewalk”. The mini-tour does NOT include a Glasgow or hometown gig yet, but The View will play Aberdeen’s Lemon Tree on Wednesday 16th September 2015 followed by two dates at Edinburgh’s Liquid Rooms on Sunday 4th and Monday 5th October 2015. “Ropewalk” is scheduled for release in September 2015.

Tickets on-sale on Friday 24th July 2015 @ 9am

Indie-outfit, The Vaccines have announced a gig at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on Monday 7th December 2015. The band, who formed in 2010, released their third LP, “English Graffiti” in May 2015.

Tickets on-sale on Friday 24th July 2015 @ 9am


Gutter Gig Guide : 15/07/2015

Gigs This Week

Mickey 9’s are at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut on Friday (17th July 2015) as part of the venue’s much-anticipated Summer Nights line-up. The band, from Glasgow, scooped The Scottish Alternative Music Awards “Best Live Act” last year and debut album, “The Party Manifesto” is available now. 

Glasgow-based band, WHITE headline the city’s Stereo on Friday (17th July 2015). The band, who consists of three members of Scottish folk/rock band, Kassidy, draw influence from 80s pop giants, Talking Heads and David Bowie. Their latest single, “Future Pleasures” is available now.

Comedic rap outfit, Goldie Lookin’ Chain are at Audio in Glasgow this Saturday (18th July 2105). The band, who are known for their controversial, but funny lyrics, formed in 2000 in Newport, Wales. The band are known for their signature song, “Guns Don’t Kill People, Rappers Do”.

British boyband, The Vamps are scheduled to play Edinburgh Castle Esplande this Saturday (18th July 2015). The four-piece formed in 2012 and have since supported McFly, The Wanted, Little Mix, JLS and Demi Lovato on tour. Their debut LP, “Meet The Vamps” was released in April 2014.

Summer Nights continues at King Tut’s on Saturday (18th July 2015) with Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5. The band, from Glasgow, are known (and loved) in and around the city for their winning blend of rock ‘n’ roll, hip hop, punk, disco and North Lanarkshire ska!

Sheffield-born band, Best Friends are bringing their blend of garage pop to Glasgow’s Broadcast on Sunday (19th July 2015). Formed in 2011, the band have released two EPs to date; 2011’s imaginatively titled, “EP” and 2012’s “Throwing Up”.

Just Announced

Foo Fighters have remained true to their word, and rescheduled their cancelled gig at Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium for 8th September 2015. The band were forced to pull the plug on their tour last month which was set to take in Murrayfield, Wembley Stadium and a headline slot at Glastonbury when frontman, Dave Grohl broke his leg during a gig in Sweden. Support at Murrayfield comes from Royal Blood and Honeyblood.

Tickets go on-sale on Friday 17th July 2015 @ 10am.

English rockers, Don Broco have announced a string of intimate shows across the UK during August, including a date at Glasgow’s King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut on the 14th. The tour will follow the release of the bands second LP, “Automatic”, due for release on 7th August 2015.

Legendary electro-dance group, The Prodigy have announced a tour for later this year with support from Public Enemy, including two Scottish dates. The band will play Aberdeen’s GE Oil And Gas Arena on 22nd November 2015 and Glasgow’s SSE Hydro the following night (23rd). The Prodigy released their sixth LP, “The Day Is My Enemy” earlier this year.

Tickets go on-sale on Friday 17th July 2015 @ 9am.

Australian metal-core band, Parkway Drive have announced plans to tour the UK next year as part of their “Ire Tour”; the tour is in support of the album of the same name which is due for release in September. The band will be at Glasgow’s 02 Academy on 14th February 2016.

Tickets go on-sale on Friday 17th July 2015 @ 9am.

TITP 2015 : Top 10 Must See Bands

It’s T Time! The biggest and BEST weekend of the Scottish music calendar has landed! Thousands of revellers have already descended onto the festival’s new home at Strathallan Castle ready to kick-off T In The Park 2015!

However, with over 200 acts playing across the three day festival, how do you pick who watch play live?! Don’t fret our lil’ camper buddies, Gutter HQ has the lowdown on The Top 10 UNMISSABLE Bands at TITP 2015 . . . You’re welcome!

Catfish & The Bottlemen

One of the most celebrated emerging talents of 2015 are playing The BBC Three/Radio 1 Stage on Sunday. The band, who formed in North Wales in 2007, scored a number one album with debut offering, “The Balcony” in September 2014.

Seasick Steve

He may be in his mid-60s, but Seasick Steve knows how to get down with the kids! The American blues musician takes on T’s Main Stage on Saturday. Seasick Steve has released seven studio albums since 2004, the latest being, “Sonic Soul Surfer”, which was released in March of this year.

Twin Atlantic

Home-grown heroes, Twin Atlantic have come a long way since their T Break Stage debut in 2007; they are headlining TITP’s Main Stage on Saturday night. The band, from Glasgow, released their third LP, “Great Divide” in August 2014.

Alabama Shakes

Alabama-born, Alabama Shakes are hitting up The Main Stage on Sunday. The band formed in 2010 and have since released 2 LPs; their 2012 debut, “Boys & Girls” and “Sound & Colour”, which was released in April 2015 and scored them a US number one album.

The Strypes

Irish blues-band, The Strypes are kicking off things on Saturday on The BBC Three/Radio 1 Stage. The band, from Cavan in Ireland, released their debut LP, “Snapshot” in September 2013; the follow up, “Little Victories” is due to drop later this month.

Neon Waltz

Home-grown talent, Neon Waltz are headlining The BBC Introducing Stage on Saturday night. The band, from Caithness in Inverness, formed in 2013 and made their TITP debut last summer with a slot on the legendary T Break Stage.

Marina & The Diamonds

Welsh singer/songwriter, Marina Diamandis is set to tear up King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut Tent on Saturday. “Froot” is the latest album from Marina & The Diamonds; it dropped in March of this year and follows her 2010 debut, “The Family Jewels” and 2012’s “Electra Heart”.

The View

T just isn’t T without these guys! The Dundee-born band have become T regulars and favourites since making their debut in 2006. The band released their acclaimed debut, “Hats Off To The Buskers” in 2007 and fifth LP, “Ropewalk” is due to drop in September 2015. The View hit up The Main Stage on Sunday.

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Headliner, Noel Gallagher is a smart, and deserved choice to close TITP 2015 on Sunday night. Having found fame as one half of Oasis, the older brother Gallagher has enjoyed massive success since breaking out on his own in 2009. Gallagher has released two LPs, to date; his self-titled 2011 debut and, “Chasing Yesterday”, which was released in February of this year.

The Libertines

The reunion that we thought would NEVER happen! Pete Doherty and Carl Barat have kissed and made up and are headlining T’s Main Stage on Saturday night! If you’re looking for a zesty, sweaty gig, then this is the slot for you! The recently reformed Libertines unveiled brand new single, “Gunga Din” last week, and revealed that their long-awaited third LP, “Anthems For Doomed Youth” is scheduled for release in September 2015. If Pete and Carl can put aside their petty squabbles and reform, surely Liam and Noel can’t be too far behind . . . And maybe Moz and Marr . . . No, I went too far, I know!




New Order Announce UK Tour

Fresh from unveiling details of forthcoming LP, “Music Complete”, due for release in September 2015, New Order have announced plans to tour the UK later this year.

The band, who formed in 1980, have released 10 studios albums in their career; “Music Complete” is the band’s first without bassist, Peter “Hooky” Hook who quit the band in 2007. New Order have also revealed that “Music Complete” includes collaborations with Iggy Pop, Elly Jackson (aka La Roux) and Brandon Flowers. Killers frontman, Flowers has made no secret for his love of the Manchester-born band; The Killers famously took their name from New Order’s promo for 2001 single, “Crystal”. Iggy Pop joined New Order onstage in New York last year at The Tibet House for a rousing rendition of “Love Will Tear Us Apart”.

“Music Complete Live” will see New Order play a short string of dates across the UK in November; kicking off at London’s Brixton Academy (16th), Glasgow’s 02 Academy (19th), Liverpool’s Olympia (21st) and Civic Hall in Wolverhampton (24th).

“Music Complete” is released on Friday 25th September 2015.


Kerri Watt Presents “Long Way Home”

Scottish singer/songwriter, Kerri Watt is set to release brand new single, “Long Way Home” this Friday (10th July 2015). The track was produced by Embrace’s Richard McNamara.

Less than a year after her debut offering, “Who’s Lovin’ Me Now?”, 22 year old Watt has supported fellow Scot, Nina Nesbitt, The Overtones and Mike & The Mechanics on tour, and enjoyed festival slots at Glastonbury and Isle Of Wight Festival.

Milngavie-born Watt is signed to Libertines drummer, Gary Powell’s record label, 25 Hour Convenience Store Records, and has become known and loved among fans and critics alike for the Orange County-tinged edge to her folk/pop; her second EP, “You” was released in April 2015.

“Long Way Home” is available from Friday 10th July 2015.

Kerri Watt is scheduled to play Glasgow’s 02 ABC on Monday 5th October 2015.

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