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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For May, 2003

Bringing you all the News stories from deep in the archives

CITY COLLEGE MUSIC CONFERENCE
26 May 2003
Monday 9th June & Tuesday 10th June 2003, sees the Tenth City College Manchester Music Convention. Taking place at The Comedy Store, Deansgate Locks, Manchester and The Music Box, Oxford Road, Manchester, the event is FREE to students / £2 per day others

LATEST WRATH RELEASE FOR MANC/LEEDS FAVES LES FLAMES!
25 May 2003
Les Flames!
Les Flames! have a new 7" single through Wrath Records out now. The single features the track Mutley, 1, From Essex and is b/w Professional Stalker and is available in all good record shops and Wrath Records new online store.

EARLIE BIRDS
25 May 2003
The Earlies
ManchesterMusic transatlantic favourites, The Earlies have been given the endorsement of Rough Trade, through 'For Us' Records. A new release and local date are imminent

SIZE OF A COW : INSPIRALS COMP
25 May 2003
Courtesy of MUTE Records we have three prizes of the “Cool As” 3 Disc Collection plus T-Shirt

EXCLUSIVE METALLICA LISTENING PARTY COMPETITION
22 May 2003
Metallica
On the 11th June, at an as yet secret location in Manchester, there will be Listening Party, where Metallica fans can get a first exclusive listen of their upcoming long player “Saint Anger”

DOWNLOAD A RIBCAGE (Track Sample and Video Links)
21 May 2003
Elbow
Elbow return in May with a first chance for fans to hear a track from their highly anticipated second LP, “Cast of Thousands”, due for release on 18th August.

KILLA TOUR
21 May 2003
Goldblade
Veteran soul punksters Goldblade embark on an extensive "Say No To Corporate War" tour over the next couple of months

NARCISSUS- BUT WHICH ONE ?
21 May 2003
Narcissus and Soak showcase at Tmesis on the Friday 30th May - free sampers to first through door and cheap entry

FIVE MINUTES TO THE FUTURE
21 May 2003
There's just a small reminder that this month's "Five Minutes To The Future" night is happening THIS Thursday (22nd May) upstairs at Jabez Clegg, Portsmouth St,Manchester

ELEVEN
21 May 2003
First there was SE7EN then there was 24 and the meaning of life was claimed to be 42. Now playing the numbers game is a new collective / community based around the alt.rock / metal scene.

24 ROCKFEST
20 May 2003
Don't forget the forthcoming Whit 24Rockfest on Friday the 23rd May at "Manchesters biggest unsigned Music venue" (actually it is we've been) - All at The Palace Nightclub in Levenshulme.

FREE POWER
20 May 2003
sKamper from the US, trip69 and Eskimo are all yours for free this Thursday at the ever impressive Eclectricity

RADIO RADIO
20 May 2003
Exciting local news about a new GMR show, plus the chance to get general airplay Oop North

TELL ME
19 May 2003
Haven
Haven release a new single, Tell Me, through Radiate records on July 7th.

FOREVER REELING
19 May 2003
Kinesis
Kinesis follow their Mark and Lard and Evening Session fave, “And They Obey”, with a new single and a headline tour in June.

HOTS COME TO TOWN : WITH FREE ENTRY COMP
15 May 2003
Hope Of The States
Hotly tipped HOPE OF THE STATES are coming to the Roadhouse on Sunday the 25th May. With local support from Groucho and The Mirrors, this is one of those “see them before they get big” type of events.

ELECTRONIC FREAKS. GUTTER PUNKS. MODERN MAVERICKS
15 May 2003
Club Suicide
Club Suicide is back in action again this Friday, 16th May 2003 at Charlie's (formerly Rockinghams), this time with guests FAT TRUCKERS.

DOWNLOAD A RIBCAGE
10 May 2003
Elbow
Elbow return in May with a first chance for fans to hear a track from their highly anticipated second LP, “Cast of Thousands”, due for release on 18th August.

PYLON ON THE PRESSURE
10 May 2003
Nylon Pylon
Having received their very first review via ManchesterMusic, things have moved on considerably for Nylon Pylon, who release a new single "Foot In Mouth" through London Records on Monday June 2nd and have another local live date coming up

FREE ADOM GIG THIS TUES (13/5/03) - PLUS NEWS OF NEW TERRY CHRISTIAN RADIO SHOW
09 May 2003
Adom
On Tuesday, 13th May, relocated Yanks, Adom are performing at the Roadhouse and best of all it's FREE in and it's also going to help launch Terry Christian's new Manchester music show.

OCEANSIZE COMP AND MCR DATE 12/5/03
09 May 2003
Oceansize
Manchestermusic favourites and Chairsmissing originals hit Manchester on Monday the 12th May, at the Band On The Wall and we have an exclusive competition for mail list subscribers

IDIOM BOX
07 May 2003
Idiom
Up and coming rockers Idiom have had a very successful few months, finding success in a number of battle of the bands competitions. Their star looks set rise further with the release of an EP and a show at The Music Box on 4th June

KULT KINO BEANO
07 May 2003
Kult Kino and The Night and Day present a right night of cult and extreme short movies as well as some thrashy, trashy vicious punk rock (of course) from Polythene and some Kraftwerk piss takery courtesy of Starbase 109

LITTLE BIG GIG
07 May 2003
Little Plato
Little Plato, will be strumming their moderately alternative and occasionally acoustic rock on May 8th at the Roadhouse at 10pm

ALL BECAUSE THE LADY LOVES...
03 May 2003
OK, so Battle of the Band events are usually the sonic equivalent of a North Wales 3rd Division relegation battle – frustrating and utterly unrewarding, but this is a little different

ANOTHER WORLD
03 May 2003
RAM
Former REVENGE and MONACO man David Potts brings RAM out to a long awaited gig next week, to celebrate the release of a new record.

ONE BIG WET WEEKEND
03 May 2003
It's Manchester, It's April, but still the BBC get the first day of One Big Sunday "Rained Off"

AKOUSTIK ANARKHY MOVED TO SECRET GIG
02 May 2003
The latest news from Akoustik Anarkhy (02.05.03) is that the album launch will NOT BE TAKING PLACE AT THE BLACK LION THIS SATURDAY - Instead the event is still going ahead at a secret location - details on how to find out more in the news item.

MUSIC IS BETTER ON THE 17th MAY
02 May 2003
Mate Recordings International and Computer Controlled Recordings (whatever all of the means !) do make sense when they announce the next MUSIC IS BETTER event.

WHO ATE ALL THE PIES ?
02 May 2003
Fat Northerner Records, a new online label championing local music, launches Thursday 8th May with a showcase gig at Jabez Clegg featuring live music from Slims, Earl, Parma Violets and a fully manchestermusic recommended band, Pioneers

WITCHWOOD WONDERFEST
02 May 2003
The Witchwood plays host to a mini-festival next week when on Sunday the 11th May, a mega line up of local talent crunches up their first chords at 4pm.

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