- 19 Aug 15
Featuring interviews with the Stradbally-bound likes of Bob Geldof, Chvrches, Shamir and Gavin James.
We're mere weeks away from Electric Picnic and in the new issue of Hot Press, we bring you the definitive guide to this year's musical extravaganza.
As a reunited Boomtown Rats gear up for the festival, Bob Geldof opens up about the band's punk heyday, and encounters with the Sex Pistols and The Clash. There are also interviews with Chvrches, Shamir and Blur, as well as Al Porter (leading the comedy charge), and profiles of headliners Blur and Florence + The Machine.
Elsewhere, we have chinwags with Ride, Frank Turner and Battles to enjoy.
In Frontlines, we report on the possibility of safe heroin injecting rooms being introduced to Ireland. Our new food column, Hot Flavours, launches with previews of both the Irish Craft Beer and Cider Festival and the delectable delights on offer at EP.
Getting critical, we run the rule over new offerings from The Libertines, Dr. Dre and more.
As ever, that's just the tip of the iceberg.
Read all about it in the new Hot Press, on shelves from Thursday August 20. To purchase your copy of Hot Press 39.14, order online direct from hotpress.com.
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