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And So I Watch You From Afar announce Heirs album

The mighty And So I Watch You From Afar have confirmed the May 4 release through Sargent House of their fourth full-length offering, Heirs. Described as the quartet's "boldest statement yet; an album bursting with ... READ MORE

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Howard Marks Diagnosed With Inoperable Cancer

The infamous former dope smuggler turned celebrity author and cannabis legalisation campaigner says he has “no regrets.” Hot Press is saddened to learn that Howard ... READ MORE

Ed Sheeran Lights Up Dublin In Whelan's VH1 Special

To say that the tickets were like gold-dust is to understate it by about 1000%. But Ed Sheeran's show at the renowned Dublin venue turned out to be as good as expected - and then some... ... READ MORE

Hozier, alt-J & The Chemical Brothers for Longitude 2015

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They're queuing round the block on Wexford Street to grab wristbands for tomorrow's main event With a little over 24 hours before Ed Sheeran takes the stage at Whelan's for his Storytellers ... READ MORE

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They’re regarded as “The Gold Standard” for Pink Floyd cover bands, they’ve sold millions of tickets and toured 35 countries in their career, and they were asked by David ... READ MORE

Hot Press talks to Gaz Coombes

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Hot Press journeys to Groningen for Eurosonic, the showcase festival that this year attracted a record number of acts, many familiar Irish faces among them. When the inaugural Eurosonic ... READ MORE

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