Life of Agony releases live @ AB record

"20 years strong: River runs red - Live in Brussels". Exactly 20 years after their formation, Life Of Agony return with a live CD and DVD recorded during their last visit to AB.

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In and around Boterhammen in het Park and Feeërieën Read
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Marianne Saelen wins a personalised 30 Years AB poster! Read
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AB wants images!

As part of the 30 Years AB celebrations, after the summer we'll be enlivening our website with an extensive audio-visual look back at the AB's past.

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AB honest tickets

AB continues to fight the sale of tickets at extortionate prices.

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THE MOON INVADERS live @ AB CD ready for release

These 9 young guys from Brussels share a passion for Jamaican music from the 60's & 70's: ska, rocksteady and a primal version of reggae that they cross with dub, soul and rhythm & blues.

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Volcanic Ash and Cancellations

Or how a cloud of ash grounded many. Even great stars and lesser gods suddenly couldn't attend their own concerts. Resulting in cancellations and confusion. How bad was it in the AB, you wonder?

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The Sedan Vault launches an e-novel

On Friday 16 April the e-novel about the Sedan Vault album ‘Vanguard’ will be launched in the Stuk in Leuven. Cinema meets internet meets electronic noise.

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No balls no glory: exhibition in AB Resto

Opening of a mini-exhibition of a number of fantastic cycling photos on canvas.

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2 new Coca-Cola Sessions confirmed!

While we can now put up the ‘sold-out’ sign for the Coca-Cola Sessions with Balthazar and Sound Of Stereo, two more new Sessions have now been announced: with Wallace Vanborn, Landfill and Howie & Linn.

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Who on earth goes to see Channel Zero 8 times?!? Well, their biggest fan!

Our search for the greatest Channel Zero-fan led us to Erik Spruyt, who was able to see his favourite band at work 8 times in a row. "Fan-fucking-tastic", was his first reaction. "Come on fucko's, let's go for a ride!" … and what a ride it was, see and read his report here.

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Discover young talent in a new series of Coca-Cola Sessions

In the '09-'10 season, our refreshing structural partner (whose name is hidden in this title) will be providing 10 (ten!) extra club concerts and that has already resulted in sold-out concerts for the likes of Customs, Team William and Lucy Lucy! Get familiar with the new names that have just been announced.

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Eurosonic: A Report

Aside from seeing countless performers, you can also attend a large number of readings, panels and workshops during Eurosonic in De Oosterpoort concert hall (the epicentre of this conference).

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AB sends its sons off to Eurosonic

Europe’s most important music conference and showcase festival, Eurosonic, will take place in Groningen (NL) from Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 January 2010. During the day there are many readings and presentations to attend. Including from two of our AB colleagues.

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AB & Studio Brussel celebrate 10 years of Duyster

How time flies. On Saturday 30 January, the fantastic Studio Brussel programme Duyster already celebrates its tenth anniversary. AB does its best, presenting a substantially filled evening of concerts and an exhibition in the AB Restaurant.

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Concert-year Overview

Only a few days to go until we round up concert year 2009. Time for a brief look back.

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Channel Zero: a unique concert series and much more!

Channel Zero is back with a bang! Never before has a band sold out the main hall of the AB 6x in a row, at least 12,000 people will experience the comeback of Belgium's best metal band. But there's more: Channel Zero introduces their new guitarist, gives a unique concert for people with a handicap and searches for their biggest fan and 2 support acts!

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Up-and-coming talent and Southern temperament

On 1 November the AB celebrated the birth of...

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Oor and NME Charts

Oor and NME recently chose the best 10 albums since the 00's. The likes of The Strokes, Antony & The Johnsons, Interpol and The Streets adorn a richly filled Top 10. But how did the AB do?

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AB website is still earning prizes

The new AB website is still earning prizes, more than a year after its launch.

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October review

I still owe you a review of the second half of October, which - with five concerts in 10 days time - resulted in quite full CF-cards.

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Coca-Cola Sessions up and running.

As of the '09-'10 season, our refreshing structural partner - whose name is hidden in the title - is providing 10 (ten!) extra Club concerts in support of young (inter)national talent. Promising Belgians - annex sensations - Customs and Waldorf got the ball rolling on Sunday 1 November.

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Relive our Alan Lomax tribute

This fall, AB organised a tribute to American ethno-musicologist Alan Lomax (1915-2002), who spent more than 60 years of his life recording folk music. We look back on this successful series in a number of ways: a report and concerts on ABTV, the sale of CDs, DVDs and books in record shop Elektrocution and a photo-exhibition in AB Resto.

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