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Jon Mcclure Takes A Swipe At Calvin Harris

8th July 2014

Reverend And The Makers frontman Jon Mcclure has publicly criticised Scottish Dj Calvin Harris, branding his hits "MCdonald's music".The rocker is adamant The Girls hitmaker, who has carved out a successful global Dj career and...

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Reverend And The Makers Launch Their Own Beer

17th July 2013

British rockers Reverend And The Makers have become the latest stars to launch their own brand of beer.The Heavyweight Champion of the World hitmakers have teamed up with tastemakers at the U.K.'s Thornbridge Brewery to...

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Reverend And The Makers Open Tramlines

21st July 2012

Reverend and the Makers opened Tramlines festival in Sheffield last night (20.07.12).The 'Heavyweight Champion of the World' band took part in the Nokia Lumia Live showcase at the three-day free event, with a homecoming show...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers' Greatest Hits Wow 80,000 At Knebworth

25th June 2012

Red Hot Chili Peppers wowed an 80,000-strong UK crowd with a greatest hits set on Saturday night (23.06.12).The 'Under the Bridge' hitmakers stunned revellers at Knebworth Park, Hertfordshire - the group's first of only two...

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Noel Gallagher Plays Peacemaker In Rocker Fight

22nd June 2012

British rocker Noel Gallagher played an unlikely peacemaker after defusing a fight between Reverend And The Makers star Jon Mcclure and his brother.Gallagher, no stranger to physical and verbal spats with his brother and former...

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Reverend And The Makers To Open Tramlines

21st June 2012

Reverend and the Makers will open Sheffield's Tramlines festival.The band have recently returned from a two year hiatus and are headlining the opening day of the event, in Northern England, playing the Nokia Lumia Live...

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The Wombats Have A 'Higher Love' For Steve Winwood

15th June 2012

Scouse indie rockers, The Wombats, appear to be having a busy year what with being fresh from their April/May US tour including appearing on the CONAN O BRIEN Show, preparing to headline the Red Hot...

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Live At Leeds Announces Initial Line-up

3rd February 2012

Live At Leeds have announced that they will return in 2012, now in its sixth year. The festival will take place over the bank holiday weekend, from 4-6th May 2012. Marina And The Diamonds are...

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Noel Gallagher Confirms Tour Support

23rd January 2012

Noel Gallagher has confirmed Reverend and the Makers will support him on his forthcoming tour. The 'AKA... What a Life' hitmaker revealed the 'Silence is Talking' group will plays shows in Manchester, Aberdeen, Sheffield, Glasgow,...

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Damon Albarn Ambitious For Africa

8th March 2010

Damon Albarn wants more young musicians to work with African artists.The Blur singer has been working with Reverend and the Makers frontman Jon McClure on a project in Ethiopia, and the 28-year-old singer was delighted...

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Jon Mclure's UK Anger

2nd January 2010

Jon McLure wants to quit Britain because he is tired of political apathy.The Reverend and the Makers frontman despairs at the state of the nation and has urged people to look at European systems and...

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Smooth Jon Mcclure

12th October 2009

Jon McClure wants to be called "Photobooth Man."The Reverend and the Makers frontman was amazed at the ease in which he fitted in during rehearsals with veteran musicians The Silver Cornet Band for his performance...

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Lily Allen Blasted By Reverend

12th October 2009

Lily Allen has been blasted for "getting her nipples out and being political".The Reverend and the Makers frontman Jon McClure - nicknamed The Rev - hit out at the singer for her stance against file...

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Fascinating Fact 8126

11th October 2009

Former LIBERTINES star CARL BARAT plans to shoot a movie with REVEREND AND THE MAKERS singer JON MCCLURE. Barat will act in the film, while MCClure will direct.

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Suede To Reform?

9th October 2009

Brett Anderson has hinted Suede will reform. The rocker says the iconic British group, which disbanded in 2002, have remained in contact and he won't rule out performing again with his bandmates - bassist Mat...

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Reverend And The Makers' Personal Songs

29th July 2009

Reverend and the Makers' new album is "a bit off its head".Frontman John McLure says the group's forthcoming new album, 'French Kiss in the Chaos' is autobiographical, but admits the combination of his experiences and...

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Fascinating Fact 7656

9th July 2009

JON MCCLURE and his REVEREND AND THE MAKERS bandmate LAURA MANUEL are preparing to marry in Italy on 13 August (09).

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Reverend And The Makers' Lennon Inspiration

28th May 2009

Reverend and the Makers claim a message from John Lennon inspired their new single.The group are set to release 'Silence is Talking' which frontman Jon McLure claims was the result of a studio session undertaken...

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Homecoming Festival Cancelled, Council Blamed

16th April 2009

The Homecoming Festival which was set to take place in Scotland at Irvine Beach Park on May 2nd and 3rd has been cancelled. Acts including REVEREND AND THE MAKERS and SCRATCH PERVERTS were set to...

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First Instigate Debate Event Attracts Musicians And Politicians

27th March 2009

A London pub was recently the venue for a discussion between former London mayor Ken Livingstone and a host of musicians. FIND THE TIME singer SAM DUCKWORTH of GET CAPE. WEAR CAPE. FLY and songstress...

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Fascinating Fact 6963

6th March 2009

A rock supergroup consisting of members of the ARCTIC MONKEYS, BABYSHAMBLES and REVEREND AND THE MAKERS are to give away their debut album for free before the disc hits the shops. MONGREL's first CD, BETTER...

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Mongrel To Give Away Debut Album Free With Newspaper

4th March 2009

Indie supergroup Mongrel are to give away copies of their debut album Better Than Heavy free with this Saturday's edition of the Independent.The indie/hip-hop collective, comprised of Reverend and the Makers frontman Jon McClure as...

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Guitarist Leaves Reverend And The Makers

8th January 2009

Guitarist TOM JARVIS has quit British rock group REVEREND AND THE MAKERS. Frontman Jon 'The Reverend' MCClure claims the axeman had "had enough" and recently left the band. But MCClure isn't waiting around - he's...

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Mongrel To Hit The Road

4th November 2008

REVEREND AND THE MAKERS frontman John McClure has announced his side project MONGREL will be touring next year.The new band comprises of McClure, plus Drew McConnell from BABYSHAMBLES, former ARCTIC MONKEYS bassist Andy Nicholson, Joe...

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Kaiser Chiefs To Headline Anti-racism Show

20th August 2008

KAISER CHEIFS have been confirmed to headline the Love Music Hate Racism show in Rotherham next month.Due to take place at Magna on September 6th, the event has been organised by LMHR and REVEREND AND...

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Reverend And The Makers Singer To Quit Music Industry

19th August 2008

REVEREND AND THE MAKERS frontman JON MCCLURE has vowed to quit the music industry after releasing his band's next album. British rocker MCClure, who formed the group in 2005, has announced his plans to "retire...

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Reverend And The Makers Jon Mcclure Quitting Music?

19th August 2008

REVEREND AND THE MAKERS frontman Jon McClure has said he is considering quitting the music business, as he is "disgusted by it".McClure said he will leave the business after the release of his next album...

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Mcclure Announces Reverend And The Makers To Split

19th August 2008

Reverend and the Makers frontman Jon McClure has announced the indie band will split after the release of their second album.The six-piece's single Heavyweight Champion of the World hit the top ten in 2007 and...

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Ex-arctic Monkey Leads New Band

4th June 2008

Former ARCTIC MONKEYS bassist Andy Nicholson has revealed his new band, MONGREL, whose new album could feature guest appearances from Pete Doherty and MIA.The band is led by Nicholson, who left the Arctic Monkeys in...

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