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By | Published on Wednesday 11 September 2019

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Round Hill Music has signed a worldwide publishing deal with Duran Duran founder member Andy Taylor. “The decision to sign to Round Hill was a no-brainer”, says Taylor. “Both Josh [Gruss, CEO] and Robin [Cass, MD] have a great command of what proactive creative relationships are”.



Help Musicians UK has opened the latest round of applications for its Do It Differently Fund. Artists can apply for up to £3,000 towards creative output, and a further £2,000 towards one-to-one business guidance. More information here.



Universal Music has named Cindy James Head Of Commercial Marketing for the US wing of its label services division Caroline. “I’m looking forward to delivering great results”, she says.

Universal Music Publishing Group has named Thomas Vidovic as Managing Director, Germany and Senior Vice President, Austria & Switzerland. “I am THRILLED that Thomas is taking on this leadership role at our company”, says overall CEO Jody Gerson.

Artist management company YMU Group has appointed Anna Gregorek to the position of Commercial Director. She joins from Warner Music. “We are delighted”, says Managing Director Ian Watt.



Green Day will release new album, ‘Father Of All…’ next year. Here’s the title track. The band will be out on a world tour with Fall Out Boy and Weezer next year that will hit the UK and Ireland in June.

Fall Out Boy have released new single ‘Dear Future Self (Hands Up)’, featuring Wyclef Jean. A new best of compilation, ‘Believers Never Die Vol 2’, is out on 15 Nov. The band will be out on a world tour with Green Day and Weezer next year that will hit the UK and Ireland in June.

Weezer have announced that they will release new album ‘Van Weezer’ on 15 May next year. That’s quite a long way away, but here’s new single ‘The End Of The Game’. And by the way, this just in, the band will be out on a world tour with Fall Out Boy and Green Day next year that will hit the UK and Ireland in June.

Cold War Kids have announced new album ‘New Age Norms 1’, the first part of a trilogy of LPs. Here’s first single ‘Waiting For Your Love’. The album is out on 1 Nov.

Jenny Hval has released the video for ‘Accident’, which she has described as “a song that took ten years to write and a song that took 20 minutes to write”.

Kero Kero Bonito have released new single ‘When The Fire Comes’. “‘When The Fires Come’ is about the worldwide wildfires heralding the seemingly imminent climate change apocalypse”, say the band.

Bass Clef has announced new album ‘Hard Lessons Hardly Learned/Holy Days Wholly Dazed’, which will be out this Friday. Then next week he will re-issue his first two albums, ‘A Smile Is A Curve That Straightens Most Things’ and ‘May The Bridges I Burn Light The Way’.



McFly have announced plans to reunite for a one-off show at London’s O2 Arena on 20 Nov. They are also planning to release a new compilation titled ‘The Lost Songs’, bringing together unreleased music recorded since their last album, ‘Above The Noise’, nearly a decade ago.

Bon Iver have announced UK and Ireland tour dates for next year. They’ll kick off at Wembley Arena on 26 Apr, followed by dates in Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow and Dublin.

Five Finger Death Punch have announced UK shows in Cardiff and London in January next year. Support will come from Megadeth and Bad Wolves.

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