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  • Howler, Cast Of Cheers and Gross Magic share a sofa as the NME Generation Next tour kicks off in Bournemouth.

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • Gross Magic finally find their lost green coat.

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • Just in case we'd forgotten, Gross Magic make it as clear as possible that they're playing The Old Fire Station.

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • Gross Magic's drummer has lost his sticks. This is not a good start.

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • What the hell does this button do?

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • How many 'S's are there in 'Gross'?

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • Gross Magic aren't generally considered a shoegaze band, but every once in a while...

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • The Cast Of Cheers swap bar stools for that other American eatery staple, the diner booth.

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • The Cast Of Cheers - well, one of them anyway.

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • Our man in Bournemouth Mark Beaumont says Conor Adams' guitar noise "should only be possible if he'd melted down the Tardis to make his guitar."

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • The Cast Of Cheers: after their storming set, now everybody knows their name.

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • This gentleman really, really wanted us to pull his finger. We didn't.

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • Howler. They might look cool now but they'll feel jolly foolish when their food arrives.

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • Jordan Howler maintains a strict no-wig policy for his bandmates.

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • The guy on the right's Howler audition didn't pan out.

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • Jordan on Bournemouth: "It's been amazing. The first thing I did was go to Mary Shelley's grave."

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • Someone just shouted "duck", but only the bassist heard.

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • Howlin' for Howler.

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  • Howler winning over the crowd with knees.

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  • Another one hits the deck.

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  • Oh dear, the guitarist's trousers have fallen down again.

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • Drinking a bottle of Jameson on stage is both big and clever.

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • Howler: better than a poke in the eye.

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • Jordan's gig verdict: "Really fun. I love Gross Magic and I've been hanging out with The Cast Of Cheers guys."

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012

  • A half-hearted attempted to do "The Bolt".

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    Added: 25 Oct 2012