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GIG REVIEW: Erasure

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Erasure performing their World Be Gone Tour at The Royal Concert Hall Nottingham on Monday 12th February 2018.Images and Review by Kevin CooperAfter postponing the opening three shows of their tour due to Andy Bell having a virus, it was a very relieved audience at the Royal Concert Ha ...
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INTERVIEW: Rob Damiani

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Rob Damiani, (seen here second from the right), lead vocalist with Don Broco, chats with Kevin Cooper about getting drunk at Rock City, swopping Oasis’ Definitely Maybe for a Spice Girls album, their latest album Technology and their current tour of the UK.Rob Damiani is the lead vocalis ...
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GIG REVIEW: The Mavericks

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The Mavericks performing their Brand New Day Tour at The Symphony Hall Birmingham on Thursday 8th February 2018.Review by Kevin CooperFollowing a nine year hiatus, The Mavericks returned to the fray in 2012 with a revised line up and a new album which they showcased last night at Birmi ...
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GIG REVIEW: The Damned

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The Damned performing their Evil Spirits Tour at Rock City Nottingham on Sunday 4th February 2018.Images and Review by Kevin CooperThe Damned, ranked number three amongst Britain’s punk bands, after The Sex Pistols and The Clash, were the prime movers on the London scene in 1976 as t ...
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INTERVIEW: Jean-Jacques Burnel

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Jean-Jacques Burnel, a musician, producer, songwriter and bassist with The Stranglers chats with Kevin Cooper about collaborating with Simple Minds, Hugh Cornwell leaving the band, Jett Black’s health and their forthcoming Definitive UK Tour.Jean-Jacques Burnel is a Franco-English musici ...
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INTERVIEW: Jim Kerr

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Jim Kerr, Scottish singer and songwriter with Simple Minds, chats with Kevin Cooper about how when he last toured with The Pretenders he ended up getting married, recording at Abbey Road Studios, their latest album Walk Between Worlds, their three special UK dates and headlining the Grand Slam To ...
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INTERVIEW: Vince Clarke

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Vince Clarke, one half of synthpop duo Erasure chats with Kevin Cooper about opening for Robbie Williams, his love for plinky plonky music, their soon to be released album World Beyond and their forthcoming tour of the UK.Vince Clarke is an English synthpop musician and songwriter. He has ...
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GIG REVIEW: Jack Jones

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Jack Jones performing his 80th Birthday Celebration Tour at The Town Hall Birmingham on Friday 2nd February 2018.Review by Kevin CooperThe red carpet was rolled out for one of America’s greatest crooners, as Jack Jones came back to the Birmingham Town Hall to celebrate his 80th birth ...
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INTERVIEW: Paul Thomson

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Paul Thomson, (seen here second from the left), drummer with Franz Ferdinand, chats with Kevin Cooper about forming FFS with Sparks, playing Rock City and being given just twelve cans of lager, their latest album Always Ascending and their forthcoming tour of the UK.Paul Thomson is the dru ...
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GIG REVIEW: Steel Panther with special guests Wayward Sons and Inglorious

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Steel Panther with special guests Wayward Sons and Inglorious performing their Lower The Bar Tour at Rock City Nottingham on Tuesday 23rd January 2018.Images and Review by Kevin Cooper If an unsuspecting music fan bought a ticket for a Steel Panther show, they would instantly think tha ...
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