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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For January, 2006

Bringing you all the News stories from deep in the archives

DON'T FORGET TO REMEMBER
25 January 2006
Puressence
As local heroes Puressence prepare to release their long-awaited fourth album in 2006, they've made a preview track available on Myspace with the promise of more to follow in the next few weeks...

MANCMUSIC SCENE MOURNS DEATH OF BRYAN GLANCY
23 January 2006
Bryan Glancy
ManchesterMusic.Co.Uk sadly reports the death of Bryan Glancy - funeral set for Tuesday the 24th January

GHOSTLY FANDANGO
22 January 2006
Ghostly Man
This Friday (27th January) sees Club Fandango's first outing of 2006, with ex-Alpinestars member Ghostlyman headlining and support from Ladyfuzz, Nursing Home and Cherry Ghost.

LATEST BLOWOUT LISTINGS
19 January 2006
Blowout returns with a red-hot line-up for 2006. The action starts this Saturday with the three of the most talked-about bands of the moment - The Spinto Band, Polytechnic and Fields as well as Cherry Ghost. Full Blowout and Club NME listings inside...

WHIP IT OUT
19 January 2006
The Whip
The Whip play their first gig of 2006 tomorrow (Friday 20th) at Jacksons Pit in Oldham, with a couple of Manchester dates lined up for February to coincide with their debut single release.

LADY LOANS NOISETTES
16 January 2006
LoneLady
Recently confirmed for this year's South By South West festival this March, Manc punka princess Lonelady will by supporting acclaimed Amazon warrior combo The Noisettes at Night & Day this Thursday 19th January.

BEEHIVE YOURSELF
16 January 2006
The Priscillas
With hair as big as their guitar riffs, glam-punk-pop ladies The Priscillas make their Manchester live debut at the Roadhouse this Thursday (19th January). They're on early (8pm) but you really don't want to miss them..

ROCKS, SHOCKS AND THRUSTING COCKS
16 January 2006
Electric Eel Shock
Er, possibly. Japanese heavy rockers bring their delightfully unreconstructed classic heavy metal to the Roadhouse on Tuesday 24th January. Expect quadruple drumsticks and possibly their cover of Black Sabbath's Iron Man if you're lucky. Let's Rock!

ACOUSTIC ROSE
16 January 2006
Eileen Rose
Pop Art vs Industry brings you a bill of stripped-down acoustica at The Britons Protection on Saturday 4th February, featuring Eileen Rose (who's recently been supporting Johnathan Rice) as well as Anna Kashfi and local newcomer Lisa Redford.

SMELL THE ENERGY!
16 January 2006
Engerica
With songs described as sick and twisted odes to the underworld, and influences including QOTSA, System Of A Down and Green Day, Engerica play the Jabez Clegg on 23rd February to coincide with the release of their intriguingly named single "The Smell".

IT'S ELECTRIFYING !!
16 January 2006
ManchesterMusic's very own rumble in the musical jungle, The Electric Circus jump starts itself for the 2006 season with a series of gigs at The Castle Oldham starting this Friday.

NEW VOLTAGE
11 January 2006
Forward Russia, Keith, We Start Fires, The Sunshine Underground, The KBC and Hot Club de Paris are just some of the acts lined up for High Voltage's 2006 live schedule. All the listings here as well as details of the KBC's forthcoming single on HV Sounds.

CONSIDER YOURSELF SAVED
10 January 2006
Polytechnic
Local heroes, Polytechnic, headline Club Save Yourself at The Waldorf this Friday 13th January. After a tour with Doves and The Longcut this may be the last chance you'll get to see them in a small venue. Also live Night Jars, Duty Now and Mickey P Kerr.

RUSSIANS IN PICCADILLY THIS SUNDAY
10 January 2006
¡Forward, Russia!
Hot news from record utopia Piccadilly Records is that Forward, Russia are playing live instore THIS SUNDAY

WINTER BLOWOUT!
10 January 2006
Plenty of news from the Blowout! Camp, as the Winter / Spring season schedules are announced, including Club NME. Venues are the ever popular Bierkeller, The Academy (new mid-week slot) and a return to the clubs city centre roots at the Star & Garter

FEAR OF FROST
09 January 2006
Fear Of Music
Fear Of Music have been confirmed as support for the fourth and last of Liam Frosts's Night & Day residency dates on Thursday 16th February.

HAY MAN, WHAT'S HAPP'NIN?
09 January 2006
Darren Hayman
Former Hefner frontman Darren Hayman comes to the Jabez Clegg on Thursday 16th February. Expect songs about crumbling cafes, dog charities, retiring School teachers, air hostesses plummeting to their death and other cheerful stuff. Shmatte Kid support.

ADEQUATELY HARDCORE
04 January 2006
Adequate Seven
Hardcore punk meets funk and old-skool hip-hop - they may number seven but Cardiff's Adequate Seven are certainly more than "adequate". They play Academy 3 on Sunday 12th February with support from energetic young local ska-punkers Saving Grace.

YORKSHIRE RISING - PART 563
04 January 2006
The Harrisons
Less than a year after we spotted them at the bottom of an Akoustik Anarkhy bill, everyone's talking about Sheffield's Harrisons. Steve Lamacq reckons they're one of the most exciting bands around. See for yourself on 16th February at the Jabez Clegg.

BANDS WANTED FOR NEW NIGHT
04 January 2006
If you’re in a band and want to get good exposure at the only regular band night in Fallowfield read on..

RAM HOOK BASSIST?
04 January 2006
RAM
RAM announce details of their new LP and guerst bass players

MOGWAI NEW ALBUM & SINGLE PLUS LIMITED DATES
04 January 2006
Mogwai
Mogwai preview new album for PIAS recordings “Mr Beast” (due march 2006) with single 'Friend Of The Night’ released on the 30th January.

FREE NOTSKANKING THIS SUNDAY
04 January 2006
Thatsnotskanking reveal news of a generously spirited free gig @ Joshua Brookes (opposite 5th Avenue) this Sunday the 8th January.

UTAH SAINTS BELIEVE IN MANCHESTER VERSUS CANCER
04 January 2006
Doves
Utah Saints are the latest addition to the list of Manchester greats who will rock the arena for what is being billed as the city’s biggest ever charity fundraising gig.

V-MAN LISTINGS JAN-FEB 2006
03 January 2006
Shake yourself out of that post-festive gloom with The Research, The Lucida Console, Pitchshifter, Mistys Big Adventure and more...

CATCH THE EARLY SPRING TIDES
03 January 2006
The Tides
There's a bill not to be missed of up and coming North Manchester bands at Ashton Witchwood on 11th February featuring three manchestermusic favourites The Tides, Omerta and Behind Green Lights. The Tides also have two dates in Manchester coming up...

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