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This Is Wreckage

A bunch of post­punk / noise rock loving gentlemen with  serious problems and major issues with world.
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Jelly Season

Jelly Season are a heavy rock band, highly influenced by the likes of Black Sabbath and many fuzz influenced bands such as Fugazi. Jelly Season are a group of friends who grew up together and have been playing together for 5 years. They have become q...
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The Hyena Kill

Manchester-based hard rock two-piece comprised of Steven Dobb (Vocals and Guitars) and Lorna Blundell (Drums), who are experts in crafting huge, powerful music with enormous hooks and filthy grooves.
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Owain L Whatley

With smouldering vocals and songs that tell stories of love, heartache, tranquillity and mayhem, melded with bluesy acoustic guitar lines, Owain L Whatley combines catchy hooks to heartfelt lyrics to craft songs we can all relate to. www.olwmusic...


A dedicated rehearsal studios is to open in Blackwood courtesy of Velvet Coalmine. The arts festival, which returns for a second year from September 1 to 6, has announced that Velvet Coalmine Studios will launch in the town thanks to funding from ...
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Ear f@@@ing, rib kicking punk'n'bass. Twitter/stuwhogodbomber Yotube/godbombertheband ...
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Olivia & The Saint

From the wilds of industrial South Wales, Olivia & The Saint twist and turn their tropicalia inspired Jazz frenzy into a kaleidoscope of dark beauty. They are led by young chanteuse and songwriter, Olivia, who brings glamour and mystery back into mus...
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The Cradles

The Cradles are a five piece rock band from Cardiff influenced by the likes of The Kinks, Pixies, The Strokes and The Beatles. They have been featured on BBC Radio 6, BBC Radio Wales and Nation Radio as well as numerous independent stations such as S...
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Carling Stage: Saturday

Slaves Glen Matlock Don Letts DJ Set Henry's Funeral Shoe ***UPDATE*** Due to unfortunate circumstances, Glen Matlock will not be able to make his set at Velvet Coalmine on Saturday. However, we hope he’ll be able to make it to Black...

Velvet Coalmine Fringe Announced

The Velvet Coalmine Fringe Festival 2015 Venues: Preachers Bar The Flour Mill The Foresters Acts include: Albatross Archive Alex Stacey Baby Brave Commander BOOM Crisis Talks Danielle Lewis Denim Snakes Dodgem-X Eleri Angharad...
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Bankrupt Pug

The happiest Noise-Pop from the unhappiest side of the valleys. Expect unusual stage moves, songs catchier than head-lice and mandatory rabies shots afterwards. ...
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Baby Brave

Wrexham’s Baby Brave have rightfully claimed the c86 crown with their infectious, guitar-driven noise-pop. Drawing on influences from PJ Harvey, Brian Eno, My Bloody Valentine and Talking Heads, this fearless-four-piece are pushing for a gutsier, h...