Posts Tagged ‘The King Blues’

LIVE: The King Blues @ Academy 3, Manchester (31/01/2017)

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Date: January 31st 2017
Venue: Academy 3, Manchester
Support: The Blinders / Louise Distras
Website: www.kingbluesofficial.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/thekingblues
Twitter: www.twitter.com/kingbluesband

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With the close of 2016 and turn into 2017, it seems like the topic of politics is hot on everyone’s tongues and social media feeds, especially with the turn of Donald Trump entering office as the US President, and the impending trigger of Article 50 for Brexit in just a few weeks. A pro, however, is a surge in politically driven punk rock coming to the forefront. That’s exactly what’s brought us here tonight.

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NEWS: Steel Panther and 40+ more bands join Download Festival 2017!

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Donington’s Download Festival is known for being the premium rock and metal festival for the UK, and they’re certainly on track of maintaining that reputation for 2017. The organisers have just confirmed over 40 more bands to join the bill.

The latest names to join the festival bill include A Day To Remember, Steel Panther, Northlane, The King Blues, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Casey, Moose Blood, and more.

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NEWS: The King Blues detail new album, ‘The Gospel Truth’, out April 14th 2017!

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Despite a few speed bumps here and there following their return last year, politically driven punk rockers The King Blues have now confirmed details of their fifth full-length record. The band’s new album, titled ‘The Gospel Truth’, is set for release on April 14th 2017 via Cooking Vinyl.

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NEWS: Neck Deep, The King Blues and more join the 2000 Trees Festival 2016 line-up!

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2000 Trees Festival, set to take place from July 7th-9th at Upcote Farm, Cheltenham, has announced their second wave of bands for 2016, who will join the already confirmed likes of Twin Atlantic, Refused and While She Sleeps. Check out the new additions below:

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NEWS: The King Blues part ways with guitarist, Jamie Jazz!

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Recently reformed political punk rockers The King Blues, who announced their return from their hiatus back in November, have announced that they have parted ways with their guitarist/vocalist Jamie Jazz, who will be stepping down once the final date on their current UK tour supporting Enter Shikari has wrapped up. You can read a statement made by Jazz via the band’s official Facebook page below:

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NEWS: The King Blues, Shikari Sound System, Moose Blood & more added to Slam Dunk 2016!

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Slam Dunk Festival has confirmed eight more bands for its ever growing 2016 line-up, already featuring headliners Panic! At The Disco and the likes of Of Mice & Men, New Found Glory and Mallory Knox. Check out the new additions below:

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VIDEO: The King Blues – Off With Their Heads

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Recently reformed and politically charged punk rockers The King Blues have just dropped a video for their track ‘Off With Their Heads’, the band’s first new material in over 4 years and first cut from their forthcoming fifth album. You can watch it below:

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FEATURE: 50 Bands To Look Out For In 2016!

Whether you’re looking for a brand new band to blow you away, or looking forward to one of your favourite bands releasing an eagerly awaited follow-up, we’ve got you covered as we pick out 50 bands to watch out for throughout the course of 2016. So, grab a seat, get comfy, and delve into our list below for the absolute best of rock, punk, hardcore, metal, indie, emo, and everything inbetween, to find out exactly who you should be checking out this year and why.

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NEWS: The King Blues return; confirmed to support Enter Shikari in February 2016!

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Despite their rather sudden split back in April 2012, London’s The King Blues have now confirmed that they have officially returned, though a more thorough statement or explanation is yet to be announced. However, the band have joined Enter Shikari‘s February tour line-up as opening support. You can find all dates of the tour listed below:

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ALBUM: The King Blues – Long Live The Struggle

Release Date: July 2nd, 2012
Label: Notting Hill Music
Website: www.kingblues.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/thekingblues
Twitter: www.twitter.com/kingblues

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‘Long Live The Struggle’ is The King Blues‘ fourth and final album. The band announced before the release of this album that they would no longer be continuing their musical venture together, and ‘Long Live The Struggle’ suddenly became a huge deal. The King Blues have definitely not gone quietly, though. The ten track farewell from the Hackney lads is an explosion of diversity and extreme statement.

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