Billy Bragg, Carl Barat and more confirmed for Camden Rocks 2016

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Camden Rocks festival have confirmed a host of new acts for 2016 including Billy Bragg and Carl Barat & The Jackals.

Over 200 bands will be performing at venues across London’s Camden Town for this year’s event, taking place on Saturday the 4th of June. Other new acts confirmed for the festival include Creeper, the Sex Pistols’ Glen Matlock, CC Smugglers and Tellison.

Billy Bragg will be in conversation about his new lyric book, A Lover Sings, with Daniel Rachel, acclaimed author of Isle of Noises: Conversations with Great British Songwriters, punctuated with songs and Q&A in what promises to be a very special performance.

“Its great to be taking part in Camden Rocks this year and I’m really looking forward to discussing my lyrics and playing a few songs,” says Bragg. “Camden remains at the heart of where generations of new music got its start and I’m proud to be a part of that tradition.”

Acts already confirmed include Hands Off Gretel, Louise Distras, Young Guns, We Are The Ocean, InMe, Ginger Wildheart, New Years Day and SikTh, alongside The Virginmarys, Warrior Soul, As Lions,The Dirty Youth, Shvpes, Queen Kwong and Forever Never.

Every prior Camden Rocks festival has sold out and 2016 looks to be no different!

Tickets are available now via

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New music releases, 16th February 2015

Here are the new and notable releases this week, 16th February 2015:

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Wonder Days, Thunder
Check out our review of Wonder Days here!

Fire Music, Danko Jones
Time & Trauma, 36 Crazyfists
Smoke + Mirros, Imagine Dragons
Terraplane, Steve Earle & The Dukes
Everything Ever Written, Idlewild
Let It Reign, Carl Barat & The Jackals
The Grand Experiment, Neal Morse Band
Grind, Treacherous Orchestra
Epistemology, Keep Of Kalessin
Hungry Ghosts, OK GO
We Are The Brave, Skarlett Riot
With Serpents Scourge, Necrowretch
Mesmur, Mesmur
Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues Company, Blues Company
Frostburn, Lords Of The Trident
Gore Metal: A Necrospective 1998-2015, Exhumed
Judgment, Scanner
Mental Absolution, Zephyra
Rise: Ascension, A Skylit Drive
Blessed Be My Brothers, Sarpanitum

All of the above – and many more besides! – are available via the Skin Back Alley Music Store!

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