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Twin Atlantic and Frank Turner to help celebrate Independent Venue Week 2020

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Over 230 independent UK venues will be involved in the celebrations

Frank Turner – ‘No Man’s Land’ review

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From facing all kinds of long-standing criticism for his political views to hesitating to budge on the topic of his side-project Möngöl Hörde’s band name, Frank Turner often doesn’t make things easy for himself, wading into Twitter discussions which often go round in circles before getting left on the floor. And now comes ‘No Man’s Land’. ‘No Man’s Land’ is...

Frank Turner announces new UK tour

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Frank Turner has announced a new UK tour for later this year that will see him play two sets every night. The folk singer will tour in support of 'No Mans Land', his forthcoming album that features an all-female cast of musicians and focuses on the lives of female historical figures. The tour will see him perform a solo set that...

Frank Turner’s new record is dedicated to telling stories about great women, but it seems like it’s really all about him

This week, Frank Turner announced his new record, and conceptually, it’s a bit of a head-scratcher. According to the announcement, ‘No Man’s Land’ is “an album dedicated to telling the fascinating stories of women whose incredible lives have all too often been overlooked by dint of their gender.” Someone who plays in a band called Möngöl Hörde – and...

Frank Turner announces new album ‘No Man’s Land’ with first single ‘Sister Rosetta’ – listen

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Frank Turner has shared details of his upcoming new album, 'No Man’s Land'. The singer-songwriter released his seventh studio LP, 'Be More Kind', in May last year. In a four-star review, NME said of the project: "There’s plenty evidence here that Frank remains one of our most consistently punchy, stirring and chaff-free songwriters – now, finally, with Something To Say...

The Armed troll Frank Turner with new single ‘FT. FRANK TURNER’, which features Frank Carter on the cover

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Post-hardcore punk band The Armed have trolled Frank Turner using the release of their latest single, which features Frank Carter on the cover. Read more: Frank Turner on his new album, very own festival and why the people running the country are “crap” 'FT. FRANK TURNER' is the 42nd single in the 'Adult Swim' series, and in no way, shape or form...

Even more names confirmed for Glastonbury 2019 as Field Of Avalon line-up revealed

Frank Turner and Bananarama lead the latest wave of additions to Glastonbury 2019, as the Field Of Avalon line-up is confirmed. After Stormzy, The Cure, The Killers and Janet Jackson were among the huge names on the first major announcement of this year’s line-up, this week also saw the likes of Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard, Steel Banglez, Lady Leshurr, Ocean Wisdom, Four Tet, Miraa May, Ray...

The biggest must-see acts at INmusic Festival 2019

Take the choice cuts of rock and alternative music from the past forty years. Airdrop them onto a magic island in a lake in one of the most stunning cities in Croatia, a country that has stunning cities like Dave has Mock The Week repeats. Charge, literally, about sixty quid for the entire three days. And you might well...

Frank Turner covers Frightened Rabbit in tribute to late Scott Hutchison

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Frank Turner covered Frightened Rabbit track ‘The Modern Leper’ in tribute to the band’s late singer Scott Hutchison. Turner took to the stage during his Roundhouse gig on Friday (May 11,) to pay homage to his friend, whose death was confirmed this week. You can watch a clip of the performance below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbBW2UrIgSk&feature=share&app=desktop Speaking before the track, Turner said: “We’ve got to the...

Frank Turner on his new album, very own festival and why the people running the country are “crap”

‘Be More Kind’ is your seventh album - when you started your solo career post-Million Dead,  did you foresee that there would be a time when you'd have that many records under your belt? “There's a difference between daydreaming and rational expectations. I'm very pleased that it worked out this way and I would have said that's what I wanted,...