Listen to Enter Shikari cover theme from Game Of Thrones

Enter Shikari

The only question you really need to ask yourself is who WOULDN’T want to hear Enter Shikari covering the Game Of Thrones theme tune?

Clearly the answer is “No-one in their right mind”, and hence you should immediately check it out below!

Enter Shikari recorded the theme as part of a recent session for the BBC. The band’s critically acclaimed new album The Mindsweep was released last month.

Enter Shikari will be heading out on the road in February in support of their new album. You can catch them on the following dates:

Feb 16th: Portsmouth Pyramids
Feb 17th: Cardiff Yplas
Feb 18th: Wolverhampton Civic
Feb 20th: Manchester Academy
Feb 21st: Glasgow Barrowland
Feb 22nd: Middlesbrough Town Hall
Feb 24th: Cambridge Corn Exchange
Feb 25th: Norwich UEA
Feb 26th: London Camden Roundhouse
Feb 27th: London Camden Roundhouse

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New music releases, 19th January 2015

Here are the new and notable music releases for this week, 19th January 2015:

FFAF Chapter And Verse
Chapter And Verse, Funeral For A Friend

American Beauty/American Psycho, Fall Out Boy
Girls In Peacetime Want Do Dance, Belle & Sebastian
What A Terrible World What A Beautiful World, The Decemberists
Modern Blues, The Waterboys
The Pale Emperor, Marilyn Manson
The Mindsweep, Enter Shikari
No Cities To Love, Sleater Kinney
Pornograffitti (Deluxe Edition), Extreme
From The North, Raised Fist
Identity, Alpha Tiger
Hidden Evolution, Angelus Apatrida
Known/Learned, Arcane
Curse Of The Damned, Night Demon
Permanence, Storm The Sky
Stars Aligned, Stargazery
Symphonic & Opera Metal Vol.1, Various Artists
Analphabetpolothology (Vinyl Edition), Cap’n Jazz

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

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Allusondrugs, Feed The Rhino & Fatherson to support Enter Shikari tour

Enter Shikari

Enter Shikari have announced the support acts for their forthcoming UK tour.

The spectacular bill for each show now includes Allusondrugs, Feed The Rhino and Fatherson. The majority of shows are now sold out, so check out the dates below and grab your tickets whilst you can!

16th Feb: Portsmouth Pyramids
17th Feb: Cardiff Yplas
18th Feb: Wolverhampton Civic
20th Feb: Manchester Academy
21st Feb: Glasgow Barrowland
22nd Feb: Middlesbrough Town Hall
24th Feb: Cambridge Corn Exchange
25th Feb: Norwich UEA
26th Feb: London Camden Roundhouse
27th Feb: London Camden Roundhouse

Enter Shikari recently launched a full stream of their new album, The Mindsweep, that you can listen to here!


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Enter Shikari unveil new single “Anaesthetist”

Enter Shikari

Enter Shikari have shared a new single, “Anaesthetist.”

The song is lifted from the band’s new album, The Mindsweep, scheduled for release on the 19th of January.

Says frontman Rou Reynolds of the track: “We seem to have reached a stage of such capitalistic fervour, that we believe it acceptable to punish people for ill health. By charging for healthcare we act as if illness is nothing but one’s own problem, but what is the purpose and advantage of ‘civilisation’ if it is not helping the most vulnerable within society? The lottery of birth can offer us a wealth of bad luck when it comes to our health and the safety nets are being pulled in as the desire to boost profit overtakes the desire to help people.”

Check out the video for “Anaesthetist” below:

Enter Shikari will be touring Europe, starting on the 9th of January. Confirmed dates are as follows:

January 2015
9 Brussels AB Box
10 Amsterdam Melkweg
11 Hereford X
14 Nuremberg Hirsch
15 Berlin Kesselhaus

February 2015
2 Paris La Cigale
3 Solothurn Kofmeal
4 Lyon Transbordeur
5 Milan Magazzini Generali
7 Leipzig Hellraiser
8 Vienna Arenan
9 Munich Muffathalle
10 Wuerzburg Posthalle
11 Cologne Live Music Hall
13 Hamburg Docks
14 Frankfurt Batschkapp
16 Portsmouth Pyramids
17 Cardiff Yplas
18 Wolverhampton Civic
20 Manchester Academy
21 Glasgow Barrowland
22 Middlesbrough Town Hall
24 Cambridge Corn Exchange
25 Norwich UEA
26 London Camden Roundhouse
27 London Camden Roundhouse

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Kiss, Motley Crue and Slash confirmed for Download 2015

Download 2015 Headline Crop

So the rumours are true! Legendary US rockers Kiss are the final headline act confirmed to close out 2015’s Download Festival.

Playing on Sunday the 14th of June, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley’s crew will immediately follow the equally notorious Motley Crue who are set to end live touring for good at the end of next year. Also confirmed for the bill are guitar legend Slash, and UK stalwarts Enter Shikari.

Says Paul Stanley of the news: “Download has become a tradition of stature that separates the pretenders from the contenders and the champs from the chimps. It will be an honour to take our turf and leave no doubt why we wear the crown.”

Simmons added: “To all our fans – our intention is to get on that stage, blow the heavens to smithereens and take no prisoners.”

Said Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx: “Download is a very special event for me. It’s been a major destination since I started and I’m always excited to be a part of it.”

Rou Reynolds of Enter Shikari says: “The thing I love more than anything is playing outside at night. We thank Download for the opportunity to immerse ourselves in the great outdoors and engulf and deluge festival-goers with our noise. It is an honour to be closing the night – and because of this we will bring illuminations with us. Do attend.”

Tickets for Download 2015 go on sale tomorrow, Thursday 20th of November, via

Download 2015 Headline Lineup

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