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KREATOR / ARCHENEMY
Friday 19th December 2014

A colossal line up that will beamlovers of extreme music to the seven heavens. German thrash metal giants KREATOR are leading the true “hordes of chaos“ throughout the UK alongside the new line up from ARCH ENEMY!

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CHAMELEONS VOX
Friday 19th & Saturday 20th December 2014

Following on from their mammoth UK tour earlier this year, one of Manchester's pre-eminent 1980s post-punk bands return to play a pair of very special dates in their hometown this winter.

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UB40
Sunday 21st December 2014

UB40 are Britain's greatest reggae artists and have survived more than 30 years in the music business and have clocked up more than 40 million record sales worldwide with songs like Kingston Town and Red, Red Wine.

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AARON CARTER
Wednesday 14th January 2015

Aaron Carter is an American singer who came to fame as a pop and hip hop artist during the late 90s. Aaron had two Top 10 hits in the UK with "Crazy Little Party Girl" and "Crush on You".

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ALEX GOOT
Saturday 17th January 2015

Alex Goot is a one man pop rock and acoustic band from Poughkeepsie, New York. He provides the vocals, drums, guitars, keyboards & programming for all his songs, some of which are his own written work and others, covers of classic and modern pop songs.

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TOVE LO
Friday 23rd January 2015

Tove Nilsson aka Tove Lo is a female singer and songwriter from Stockholm, Sweden whose style can be defined by her indie-pop mood, her minimal beat with some stringy-synths, without forgetting her agile yet witty lyrics.

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JESSIE WARE
Sunday 25th January 2015

Jesie Ware is a British singer-songwriter best known for her single "Wildest Moments". She has sung for Joker and for SBTRKT in concert and their records. Her debut album was named one of the best albums of 2012.

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AMON AMARTH
Sunday 25th January 2015

Deeply rooted in melodic death metal with lyrics centered around Viking history and Norse mythology.

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KING CREOSOTE
Tuesday 27th January 2015

King Creosote – aka Kenny Anderson - is the founder of Fife's Fence Collective , who also count his brothers Lone Pigeon and Pip Dylan among their number, as well as British folk mainstays James Yorkston and the Pictish Trail .

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NAZARETH
Friday 30th January 2015

Nazareth are a Scottish rock band that had several hard rock hits, as well as scoring with the Felice and Boudleaux Bryant-penned ballad "Love Hurts," in the middle of the 1970s.

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KOSHEEN
Saturday 31st January 2015

Kosheen are a British trip hop, breakbeat and rock group based in Bristol, England. The trio consists of producers Markee Substance and Darren Decoder, with singer and songwriter Sian Evans.

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DILLON FRANCIS
Friday 6th February 2015

Dillon Hart Francis is an American music producer and DJ. Francis was labeled by MTV as an “artist to watch” as of September 9, 2013. The uprising artist is on his way to becoming one of the most recognized faces in the EDM scene.

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MILKY CHANCE
Friday 6th February 2015

Clemens and Philipp—otherwise known as Milky Chance. The Kassel, Germany duo met in an "Advanced Music Course" at the start of eleventh grade, and they creatively gelled right off the bat.

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HUDSON TAYLOR
Saturday 7th February 2015

Harry and Alfie Hudson-Taylor are brothers and musicians from Dublin, Ireland. They released their debut EP, Battles, in August 2012, followed up by their Cinematic Lifestyle EP in November 2012.

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THE DUNWELLS
Saturday 7th February 2015

The Dunwells are a British folk-rock band with a seamless mixture of Celtic and American folk, rock, blues, Americana, pop, and soul combined with superb five-part vocal harmonies has gained much critical acclaim.

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SCOTT BRADLEE & POSTMODERN JUKEBOX
Sunday 8th February 2015

Scott Bradlee is an American pianist, composer and arranger. Following a sold out tour in June 2014, Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox have announced a brand new, larger scale, UK tour for 2015.

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THE DECEMBERISTS
Tuesday 17th February 2015

The Decemberists are an indie folk rock band from Portland, Oregon, United States. In addition to their lyrics, which often focus on historical incidents and/or folklore, The Decemberists are also well known for their eclectic live shows.

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY
Thursday 19th February 2015

All the way from Los Angeles, Black Label Society are a heavy metal band. The band have had hits in the US with "Stillborn" ft Ozzy Osbourne and "My Dying Time".

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ENTER SHIKARI
Friday 20th February 2015

Enter Shikari are a four-piece post-hardcore band from St Albans, Hertfordshire, England formed in 2003. The band is well known for their powerful live performances and energetic breaks and interludes during sets.

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DARLIA
Friday 20th February 2015

Darlia are a trio from Blackpool, who include Natan Day, Dave Williams and Jack Bentham. You can also add a signed copy of the bands new album to your order!

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POND
Thursday 26th February 2015

The idea of Pond was to be able to get anyone they wanted to play whatever, whenever, in a completely ego free kind of trip all under the big obligation-less blanket of “Pond”.

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COVENANT
Wednesday 4th March 2015

Swedish electronic act Covenant was started by a group of friends in Helsingborg in western Sweden. The band are inspired by groups like Kraftwerk, The Human League, and by EBM pioneers Front 242 and Nitzer Ebb.

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YELLOWCARD & LESS THAN JAKE
Thursday 12th March 2015

Two fantastic American pop punk/alt rock bands team up to headline at Manchester Academy. This show also includes support from CHUCK! NO, CAPTAIN CHUCK!

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LITTLE COMETS
Friday 13th March 2015

Little Comets are a band from Newcastle whose musical style has been likened to Vampire Weekend, using inopportune moments and a musical alphabet as deep as the sea.

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JOSE GONZALEZ
Saturday 14th March 2015

José González is a Swedish indie folk singer-songwriter and guitarist who is also a member of the band Junip. He has had success in the UK singles and indie charts with "Heartbeats (The Knife cover)", "Down The Line" and "Hand On Your Heart".

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TRAGEDY - A METAL TRIBUTE TO THE BEE GEES & BEYOND
Sunday 15th March 2015

Tragedy has changed the face of music forever. This band of flamboyant men dressed in spandex, leather and sequins, takes your favorite Bee Gees, disco and soft-rock classics and reinvents them in a Heavy Metal fashion

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REEF
Saturday 21st March 2015

Reef are a fantstic English rock band hailing from Glastonbury. They are perhaps best known for their 1996 hit single "Place Your Hands". Since then the group have had a string of hit records.

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THE VIEW
Wednesday 1st April 2015

The View have come from humble beginnings to assert themselves as a one of the most exciting young rock bands that only happens once in a generation. Hit singles include "Same Jeans", "Wasted Little DJs" and "Superstar Tradesman".

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SLEEPING WITH SIRENS vs PIERCE THE VEIL
Thursday 2nd April 2015

Two fantastic American rock / post hardcore bands - Sleeping With Sirens and Pierce The Veil - come to the Academy to share the top bill spot.

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THE WOMBATS
Thursday 9th April 2015

The Wombats are an indie band from Liverpool. The three band members met in 2003 at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, soon becoming friends and starting to jam together. Hits include "Moving To New York" & "Let's Dance to Joy Division".

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DUB FX
Friday 1st May 2015

Dub Fx the street-loop-beatboxer grew up in St Kilda / Melbourne / Australia performing in various bands before hitting the world-wide road. Dub Fx uses Roland BOSS effect & loop pedals to create sounds which when layered creates a live musical construct.

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LETZ ZEP
Saturday 2nd May 2015

Letz Zep are the most successful and best known tribute act to Led Zeppelin, having been featured on BBC1, BBC2 and ITV1, The band had a feature in Classic Rock magazine', also received a glowing review in Kerrang!

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GIGANTIC ALL DAYER
Saturday 23rd May 2015

Echo & The Bunnymen and Gang Of Four lead the way as the first acts confirmed for the second instalment of Manchester Gigantic Indie All Dayer.

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