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The Moshville Times

Tour News: The Answer/The Dead Daisies, MassMatiks, Reverence Fest, Dopethrone

More cool big announcements for the upcoming few weeks and months. If anyone can invent a way to be at three gigs at once, now is the time of year when you’ll make a fortune.

The Answer Dead Daisies UK 2016The Answer / The Dead Daisies

The Dead Daisies and The Answer, two of rocks most celebrated, dynamic and utterly consummate bands to have emerged in recent years, have teamed up to play a ten date UK co-headline tour in November. Dates are:

  • November 12th ABERDEEN Lemon Tree
  • November 13th GLASGOW Classic Grand
  • November 14th SHEFFIELD Corporation
  • November 15th NEWCASTLE Riverside
  • November 16th HOLMFIRTH Picturedrome
  • November 18th DONCASTER Diamond Lounge
  • November 19th WOLVERHAMPTON Slade Rooms
  • November 20th BRIGHTON Concorde 2
  • November 22nd NORWICH Waterfront
  • November 23rd LONDON Electric Ballroom


MassMatiks have been announced as main support to Don Broco as part of their upcoming Priorities / Automatic tour of the UK.

The explosive London four-piece will join Don Broco as they play a very special 20-date UK headline tour, where they will be calling at 10 cities across the country, playing consecutive nights in each town. Hurry if you want to go – a lot of the dates are sold out already!

Dates as follows:

13/07 – London, Old Blue Last

(supporting Don Broco)
24/07 – Manchester, Gorilla (SOLD-OUT)
25/07 – Manchester, Gorilla (SOLD-OUT)
26/07 – Glasgow, Oran Mor
27/07 – Glasgow, Oran Mor
28/07 – Newcastle, Riverside
29/07 – Newcastle, Riverside
31/07 – Birmingham, Institute
01/08 – Birmingham, Institute
03/08 – Leeds, Key Club (SOLD-OUT)
04/08 – Leeds, Key Club (SOLD-OUT)
05/08 – Bedford, Esquires (SOLD-OUT)
06/08 – Bedford, Esquires (SOLD-OUT)
08/08 – London, Islington Academy (SOLD-OUT)
09/08 – London, Islington Academy (SOLD-OUT)
10/08 – Southampton, Engine Rooms
11/08 – Southampton, Engine Rooms
13/08 – Norwich, Open
14/08 – Norwich, Open
15/08 – Bristol, Marble Factory
16/08 – Bristol, Marble Factory

Click for full poster

Click for full poster

Reverence Fest

A new festival to us here, but one with a very impressive line-up. This is the third year for this nicely varied Portuguese event – check out the poster to the side for the full line-up.

Reverence Valada Festival is a huge celebration of the best that the underground rock music scene has to offer, providing a premium heavy, psyche and garage rock lineup with dozens of international acts spread over three days and taking place in the greenness of Valada’s Parque de Mereindas along the Tage river. The first two editions of the festival have hosted over 150 bands international bands, including great headliners such as Sleep, Hawkwind, Amon Düll II, The Black Angels, Electric Wizard and Graveyard. This has become a real pilgrimage for many indie, psych and stoner music fans around the world.

This year, the festival will take place during the second weekend of September in Cartaxo (about 50 kilometers from Lisbon), once again offering an impressive range of underground psychedelic and heavy acts over three days.


Montreal sludge lords Dopethrone will be hitting the UK in September. After warming up with a few dates in that there Europe place, they’ll be hitting their peak with the following shows:

  • 08.09 – NEWCASTLE (UK) @ The Cluny
  • 09.09 – EDINBURGH (UK) @ Studio 24
  • 10.09 – BOLTON (UK) @ Alma Inn
  • 11.09 – LONDON (UK) @ The Underworld Camden



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