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Camp Bestival 2015

Buzzcocks - Camp Bestival 2015 at Lulworth Castle - Day 1 at Lulworth, Camp Bestival, Bestival - Dorset, United Kingdom - Friday 31st July 2015

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Lakefest 2014 Lineup Buzzcocks, Shed Seven Plus Many More

Posted on 26 February 2014

Lakefest 2014 Lineup Buzzcocks, Shed Seven Plus Many More

Buzzcocks Perform Live

Chris Remmington - Buzzcocks perform live at The Brook - Southampton, United Kingdom - Thursday 16th May 2013

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Buzzcocks and Chris Remmington

We Are Scientists Back In The UK For Five 2012 Festivals


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We Are Scientists will be playing live in the UK this year for the first time since the release of their last album 'Barbara' in 2010 in five summer festivals plus a UK tour.

After performing alongside AFRICA EXPRESS, Maximo Park, Zulu Winter and the Mystery Jets at Brighton's Great Escape Festival earlier this month, they will hit the road for a full tour in July starting with a headline set on July 22nd at Sheffield's Tramlines festival with Roots Manuva, Field Music, Ms Dynamite and 65daysofstatic. They will also play alongside Dizzee Rascal and Feeder at Cumbria's Kendal Calling festival, not to mention Travis, The Wombats and Buzzcocks at Scotland's Belladrum and The Pogues at Stockton's Weekender festival. They will finally make a top-billed appearance at Derbyshire's Y Not Festival on August 5th along with The Pigeon Detectives, Hadouken! and The View.

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Buzzcocks Reunite With Founder Howard Devoto


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British punk icons Buzzcocks are to reunite with founder member Howard Devoto onstage for the first time since he quit the band in 1977.

Devoto formed the group with guitarist Pete Shelley in 1976 but left the following year to start a new band, Magazine.

Buzzcocks went on to score a huge hit with Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've) and have broken up and reformed without Devoto several times since 1981.

Now Devoto has agreed to rejoin the band to perform four songs at two shows in London and their hometown of Manchester, England in May (12).

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Sex Pistols Sign Record Deal To Re-release 'Never Mind The B*llocks'


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Sex Pistols have signed a deal with Universal to release an expanded and repackaged version of 'Never Mind The B*llocks;' punk of course has now sold out many times since its initial youthful burst onto the scene of the UK in the 1970s but nevertheless many critics will see this as another stake in the coffin of the genre. Not that John Lydon will care, the front man also bringing back his other band Public Image Limited as well as, of course, appearing in those very un-punk butter adverts.

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Coachella Line Up 2012: At The Drive-in Make Their Return


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Coachella announced its line-up for 2012 on Monday (January 9, 2012), naming the likes of The Kaiser Chiefs, Noel Gallagher and The Hives among its three-day bill to take place firstly between April 13th to 15th and then a weekend later on the 20th to the 22nd. Also a couple of bands reformed.

Joking aside, the reformation of first AT THE DRIVE-IN and then Refused shortly before the announcement of the bill has added an extra level of hype to the Coachella line-up that's hand-picked some of the biggest names in alternative music to appear in California in the Spring. AT THE DRIVE-IN's reformation caused so much excitement that their official website, where alongside Twitter they'd revealed their return, crashed for several hours as people poured onto it to see the message "¡ ATTENTION ! To whom it may concern: AT THE DRIVE-IN will be breaking their 11 year silence THIS STATION IS .NOW.OPERATIONAL." Seminal Swedish punk's Refused announcement later in the day caused further excitement and saw them too briefly become a trending topic on Twitter; they called their hiatus back in 1998 after seven years and three albums together.

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Ash's Accidental Undertones


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Ash sounded like The Undertones by accident.

The 'Girl From Mars' hitmakers were often compared to the 'Teenage Hits' group when they started their career in 1992, but were initially confused as to why as they had tried to copy the sound of their favourite grunge bands.

Singer Tim Wheeler explained: "Actually, to be honest, we sounded like The Undertones before we'd ever heard them.

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Arcade Fire And Foals Lead Nme Awards Nominations


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Arcade Fire and Foals lead nominations for the 2011 Shockwave NME Awards.

Foals are up for four of the night's biggest awards: Best British Band, Best Live Band, Best Album for 'Total Life Forever' and Best Track for 'Spanish Sahara'. They also pick up a nomination in the Best Artwork category, making them the most nominated act.

Arcade Fire join Foals in the Best Live Band section and share their other three nominations with fellow US Rockers My Chemical Romance, with both bands up for Best International Band, Best Album and Best Video for their tracks 'We Used To Wait' and 'Na Na Na' respectively.

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Frank Black Donates 100,000 Pound To Keep Club Open


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Frank Black has reportedly donated £100,000 to a fund fighting to keep a London venue open.

The Pixies frontman has backed a campaign to save the 100 Club, which is presently facing closure due to increasing rent and the costs of running the business.

In a statement which explained the reasons why the venue may have to close, the venue's director Jeff Horton said: "The 100 Club, now the oldest live music and entertainment venue on the Planet, will shut its doors for the final time at the end of the year unless a sponsor, funding or a buyer can be found, after accruing losses of almost £100,000 a year for the last three years."

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Buzzcocks Reform For U.s. Tour


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British punk icons THE Buzzcocks have reunited for a U.S. summer (10) tour.

Pete Shelley and Steve Diggle's last reunion ended in 2007 - but the duo is ready to hit the road together again with Danny Farrant and Chris Remington.

The band has announced a 22-date tour, which will begin in Washington, D.C. 11 May (10).

The Big Chill Festival - Day 3

Buzzcocks and The Big Chill - Pete Shelley of The Buzzcocks Hertfordshire, England - The Big Chill Festival - Day 3 Sunday 3rd August 2008

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Buzzcocks and The Big Chill
Buzzcocks and The Big Chill
Buzzcocks and The Big Chill

Green Day Fail To Impress Punk Icon


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Rock superstars Green Day were left red-faced after meeting their hero, THE Buzzcocks guitarist STEVE DIGGLE - but he had no idea who they were.

The AMERICAN IDIOT stars, who are hailed by their fans as modern punks, were desperate to meet Diggle - whose band is considered one of the world's most influential punk outfits alongside THE Sex Pistols and The Clash.

But unfortunately EVER FALLEN IN LOVE? rocker Diggle didn't share the same level of admiration for them.

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