Amplified Blog

  • Get Excited for a Sunny Glastonbury!

    20th June 2017

    You heard right... a SUNNY Glastonbury is predicted!

    With the current heatwave going on in the UK, the festival is looking to be a scorcher with high twenties predicted for most of the weekend (touch wood!)

    Most of the campers will be packing up their things tonight and making their way to the legendary Worthy Farm tomorrow, and it is safe to say we are pretty excited.

    The Glastonbury website has been our main source for all upcoming news, and their latest snaps of the farm have got us buzzing!

    With Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran headlining, we all know that this weekend is going to be unforgettable. So whether you are heading to the festival yourself or watching at home, have an amazing Glastonbury from all of us at Amplified!

     Image Source - Glastonbury Website

  • Amplified at Pitti 2017!

    7th June 2017

    Thats right Amplified are showcasing at Pitti Uomo 2017!

    Not quite sure what we are talking about? Pitti Immagine Uomo is Europe’s most influential men's fashion show and is one of the world's most important platforms for men's clothing and accessory collections! It is held twice yearly in Florence, at the Fortezza da Basso.

    It is on from the 13th - 16th June and we will be displaying at the stand Fokus Posters stand 53 Lyceum

    Find out more information at the website!

  • Beatles' Sgt. Pepper turns 50!

    26th May 2017

    Can you believe that the legendary Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band turns 50 next week?

    Released on 1st June 1967 Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Clubs Band was the eighth studio album by The Beatles, it had immediate success where it stayed at the top of the UK Chart for 27 weeks and top of the US chart for 15 weeks. In 2003 the Rolling Stone Magazine actually ranked it number one on their list of the 500 greatest albums of all time best albums of all-time and we don't disagree! It took away 1 Brit Award and 2 Grammy awards, including Best Album of the year in 1968. 

    The album was a cultural force, making not just ripples in the music industry but tsunamis! With most musical artists finding inspiration still to this day from the album - Frank Ocean recently thanked the Beatles for single-handedly getting him out of his writers block for his last 2 albums. 

    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of their album, The Beatles are releasing several deluxe reissues of Sgt. Pepper which are available now here! The deluxe CD and digital versions will also include previously instrumental take of 'Penny Lane' and two unreleased takes of 'Strawberry Fields Forever'.

    Liverpool is also celebrating the golden anniversary with a 3 week festival, with 13 different events to celebrate each track on the album. Check out the full details here!

    Here at Amplified we will definitely be celebrating, check out our Sgt Peppers T-Shirt here, or check out the full Amplified Beatles collection.

    So blow the dust off of your Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band record, put it on and play it loud for the golden anniversary!
     Image Source - GQ Magazine

     

  • Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains

    10th May 2017

    Remember that time when pigs flew over the V&A? Well the Pink Floyd exhibition is finally here! 

    Legendary rock band Pink Floyd will officially open their retrospective exhibition in London to mark 50 years since the release of their first album and the raving reviews are already pouring in!

    The exhibition includes 350 artifacts, unseen gig footage, and a laser light show!

    Source - Tim P Whitby/Getty Images  

    THE LOWDOWN -

    Opens : Saturday 13 May 2017

    Daily: 10:00am - 17:30pm

    Friday: 10:00am - 21:30pm

    Price - £20 - £24

    Get your tickets here!

    So pick your favourite Pink Floyd bank T-Shirt from our collection and get your tickets now before they are all gone!

  • The 80s Collection

    26th April 2017

    Let's all head back to a simpler time, a time filled with loud music, big hair and disastrously fashionable shoulder pads - the 80s!

    We have just released our 80s collection, filled with brand new band T-Shirts!

    American singer and songwriter Lionel Richie makes an appearance in our new collection with the Can’t Slow Down T-Shirt.

    ‘Can’t Slow Down’ was one of Lionel’s most successful albums, it was released in 1983 where it stayed at number 1 on the Billboard album chart for 3 weeks. It then went on to win a Grammy award for album of the year and by 1986 it had sold over 20 million copies!

    Another newbie to Amplified are new wave and synthpop band Duran Duran! We have not one but two brand new band T-Shirts! Treat yourself to the Ragged Tiger T-Shirt and the Save a Prayer T-Shirt.

    Get your hot legs out, stay up all night and dance the night away in the new 80's collection by Amplified!

     

  • Aladdin Sane Anniversary

    13th April 2017

    We can't get over that it has been 44 years since the legendary Aladdin Sane was released!

    Aladdin Sane is one of Bowie's most loved albums, when it was released in 1973 it took the nation by storm by topping the UK charts.

    Lets celebrate this anniversary by putting on our Aladdin Sane T-Shirts and playing the album as loud as we can!

  • 2017 Glastonbury Line Up!

    31st March 2017

    After months of waiting the Glastonbury line has finally been released!

    The Jacksons, Biffy Clyro, Foo Fighters, Kaiser Chiefs, and Rag n Bone Man are at the top of our list for the festival - Tweet us who your must see is at Glastonbury!

    Seeing as in 2018 Worthy Park will be taking their break year - sobs - this amazing line up definitely makes up for it!

  • Metallica: WorldWired Tour

    21st March 2017

    Have you got any plans this Friday at 9am? Because you should cancel them! 

    After the success of their most recent album 'Hardwired to Self Destruct' Metallica have announced their European tour with the tickets going on sale this Friday at 9am.

    And they have 5 UK dates!

    London O2 Arena – Sun 22nd October
    London O2 Arena – Tue 24th October
    Glasgow SSE Hydro – Thu 26th October
    Manchester Arena – Sat 28th October
    Birmingham Genting Arena – Mon 30th October

    Head to Planet Rock at 9am on Friday 24th March to ensure you get tickets for whats going to be an amazing tour!

    Look the part in one of our Metallica T-Shirts

     

  • Rock in Rio!

    16th March 2017

    Do you have a festival you are constantly dreaming about going to? Well this year our dream festival is Rock in Rio!

    The line up is out of this world, with Guns n Roses, Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, The Who, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Alice Cooper and Billy Idol all on the list already! 

    The festival originated in Rio de Janeiro but has now branched to Lisbon, Madrid and Las Vegas - can the UK be next please?!

    Hopefully someday there will be a blog post here talking all about our trip to Rock in Rio, but for now we can enjoy our Amplified T-Shirts.

    Look below for a few of our T-Shirts of the bands which are headlining the festival.

  • 2017 FESTIVAL LINE-UPS

    28th February 2017

    It's a bit difficult not to get excited about the upcoming Festivals with all of the amazing line-ups being released right now!

    Glastonbury is going looking to be insane - well when is it not? - but now that Radiohead and Foo Fighters are definitely headlining and there are rumours of Ed Sheeran or Greenday taking the last slot, it is seriously going to be an unmissable festival. 

    Download, V Festival, Isle of Wight and Reading & Leeds have all already been announced, so get prepared now and treat yourself to a few Amplified T-Shirts ready for an unforgettable festival season!

  • Metallica X Lady Gaga

    13th February 2017

    The Grammys is all anyone is talking about right now and we are right there with them after that Metallica performance.

    It was a show not to be missed, Metallica joined forces with Lady Gaga and performed their hit Moth Into Flame!!

    Make sure you watch the full perfomance and check out our full range of Metallica t-shirts!

    Source - Getty Images

     

  • FAREWELL BLACK SABBATH

    30th January 2017

    We can't believe that tomorrow marks Black Sabbath's last ever show in London at the O2!

    The highly rated farewell tour has seen Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler reunite to close the final chapter in their incredible Black Sabbath story.

    There are still a few dates left of this tour, and a few tickets which you can get here!

    Here at Amplified we know that last encore will go down in history as it will truly be ‘The End’ of one of most legendary bands in Rock ’n Roll history.

    So choose a Black Sabbath Tee and play their music loud as we countdown the days until their last show!

  • Ziggy Stardust Film Screening

    18th January 2017

    Get out your popcorn because on the Tuesday 7th March 2017, MOJO and Cinevents will celebrate the life and music of David Bowie with a one night only screening of the concert film 'Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars' at cinemas located across the UK!

    The film captures Bowie and his band, The Spiders From Mars, performing at London’s Hammersmith in 1973. True fans will remember this as it was a pinnacle moment in Bowies career, as it was the concert where he made the statement “it’s the last show we’ll ever do.”

    Thankfully this was him hanging up his Ziggy Stardust persona, rather than the end of his music completelety, however it was still the end to a hugely influential chapter in Bowie’s life.

    So dress the part with our David Bowie range and get your tickets now before they all sell out!

    Source - http://www.ziggystardust-cinevents.com/

  • David Bowie 70th Birthday Benefit

    3rd January 2017

    Love Bowie? Then we have perfect event coming up for you!

    On what would have been his 70th Birthday, The Hatchet in Bristol are hosting a David Bowie Birthday Benefit.

    So make sure you are free on the 14th January, to celebrate the life and music of the Legend David Bowie!

    If all of that somehow doesn't tempt you, there will be also be plenty of Amplified x Bowie goodies...

     

  • Jimmy Fallon Rocks Metallica!

    28th November 2016

    Metallica's new album Hardwired to Self Destruct is finally out!

    They recently stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on their press tour and belted out 'The Sandman' with Jimmy only using Classroom Instruments.

    Can you spot a familiar shirt in the video? Yep thats right, Jimmy himself is wearing the classic Metallica Master of Puppets T-Shirt!

    Watch the whole video below and check out our Metallica Clothing to celebrate the launch of the new album