It's happening before Christmas in The Academy.
As predicted a couple of issues back in Hot Press, Modest Mouse nip in before Christmas for a Dublin Academy show (December 7), which goes on sale this Wednesday. Tickets are €27.
While there’s no sign yet of a new album, the Americans last month released a four-track EP, No One’s First And You’re Next, comprising of unreleased material from the Good News For People Who Love Bad News and We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank sessions.
We’re still awaiting official confirmation, but it appears that his Cribs commitments mean that Johnny Marr won’t be with them.
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As the man says - a good gig, not a great gig.Read More
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