Aurovine introduce Canadian band Sumo Cyco to the seaside

Aurovine introduce Canadian band Sumo Cyco to the seaside
Every now and again Blackpool gets a big name performing at the Opera House or The Tower or even Elton John on the promenade. This year Rod Stewart is set to play the first ever live music show at Bloomfield Road, Blackpool FC’s  20’000 capacity stadium. But every now and again there are other gems ...

Indie Week Toronto 2013 Winners Sumo Cyco sign up to Aurovine 1

Indie Week Toronto 2013 Winners Sumo Cyco sign up to Aurovine
Sumo Cyco are best described by two lines they have in their Aurovine profile;………Sumo Cyco is Skye ‘Sever’ Sweetnam, Matt ‘MD13’ Drake, Ken ‘Thor’ Corke, Andy ‘The Wolf’ Joseph. Their sound blends heavy metal guitars, with in your face blast beats, dance hall rhythms, and molten lava female vocals topping it off. And they do exactly ...

Aurovine Artist Release – THE PEOPLE EP review

Aurovine Artist Release - THE PEOPLE EP review
With an intro reminiscent of U2 entering a saloon in the wild west the opening track on The People’s self entitled début EP lulls you in to a false sense of security (even though it is called ‘Intro’) because just as you settle in to your seat to soak in the first track it ends ...

Aurovine Artist News: It’s the turn of The People

Aurovine Artist News:  It's the turn of The People
Aurovine is proud to represent the début release of the new to Aurovine band, The People. As a result of winning the Blackpool Sixth Form Battle of the bands 2013 competition Aurovine offered the band a 12 month distribution & PR deal for up to 5 releases. Having an account with Aurovine allows the us ...

Belvadere Success at HMV

Belvadere Success at HMV
‘We have had so called signed bands play here before but its never been this popular’ . HMV was busy but a little more busier than expected it seemed if you happened to be talking to the staff of HMV in Blackpool on Saturday afternoon. Belvadere were in store performing their latest tracks and making ...

Belvadere début EP is a massive hit with ever-growing fanabase

Belvadere début EP is a massive hit with ever-growing fanabase
December was a big month for Belvadere, the 3 piece modern country & folk outfit  from the North West of England; having played at the inaugural Blackpool Rocks festival on the 23rd, the biggest indoor festival in Europe with names like Rae Morris, (another Blackpool girl), Wretch 32 and The 1975,  it was also the ...

Blackpool Music Festival – Success, failure or simply progress in the making..

Blackpool Music Festival - Success, failure or simply progress in the making..
In the aftermath of the first Blackpool Independent Music Festival the inevitable question rises above the Fylde Coast in the cold light of day (and November!!) about how successful was the event really? Given Facebook was the central hub of information for the event the feedback available on there for the festival was mixed to say the least. Disappointing in ...

Blackpool Music Festival – April Keen, Blue Zen and Belvadere light up Blackpool

Blackpool Music Festival - April Keen, Blue Zen and Belvadere light up Blackpool
On a reasonably warm mid October evening the illuminations glowing nearly as brightly as all the tail lights on the cars that are bumper to bumper on the promenade, there is a rare ‘nice’ atmosphere in the town centre which is more relaxed than normal, perfect for a bite to eat and some acoustic tunes….. ...

Blackpool Music Festival – Local boys have the ‘Last’ word…..

Blackpool Music Festival - Local boys have the 'Last' word.....
 Blackpool Music Festival kicked off last night with a bang, with a number of venues getting their feet wet with Festival anticipation that evening I had to make a choice about where to go and it had to be the legendary Uncle Toms Cabin, why? Is it because I have history there with previous events and ...

Blackpool Music Festival – why we should all go?

Blackpool Music Festival - why we should all go?
2013 is a special year for the local musicians’ in Blackpool because finally they have their festival. For so long its been pitched and demanded from a small but ferocious music scene but the local authorities and government funding initiatives have constantly overlooked and belittled as being ‘too small’ for funding and branded as a failure before ...