Blackbud ** Playmusic magazine are celebrating the launch of their new retail magazine by teaming up with Club Fandango for a night of frolicks at Bar Academy. ** BLACKBUD are a young West Country trio who released their debut EP fierce panda and are set to release the single 'Forever' on Oct 16th, taken from their album 'From the Sky' (Independiente). Blackbud have played over 250 gigs, been given the nod of approval by Jimmy Page, toured the UK and Europe and shared the bill with the likes of Kaiser Chiefs, Elbow, The Bees, Editors, 22-20s, Hope Of The States, Babyshambles, been taken under the wings of Youth, David Bottrill and Michael Eavis, had a song in a Hollywood film, a Zane Lowe session and single of the week... quite a start for a band just into their 20s.