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Seven bands added to Slam Dunk Festival

Slam Dunk Festival has announced the latest raft of bands set to play the spring bash. Metalcore legends Atreyu will be making their Slam Dunk debut and are joined by The Word Alive and Pagan. Other bands confirmed for the May bank holiday festivals include Real Friends, Seaway, WSTR and Milk →

Tuesday 15 January 2019

Yonaka to play intimate show at The Macbeth, London this Thursday

After successfully supporting Bring Me The Horizon across Europe, Yonaka have announced an intimate show at The Macbeth in London this Thursday January 17. The 75-capacity show will come with support from Blackwaters, Sophie and The Giants and a DJ set from The Libertines’, Carl Barat, and will act as →

Monday 14 January 2019

Bring Me The Horizon, IDLES, You Me At Six, Enter Shikari, Frank Turner & more announced to play intimate shows for BRITs Week.

War Child BRITs Week Together with O2 returns for its fifth year and strongest series of gigs yet, giving fans the opportunity to see the biggest names in music in intimate venues across London – all whilst raising money for children whose lives have been torn apart by war. →

Slam Dunk Festival Impericon Stage line-up revealed

Slam Dunk Festival has revealed the line-up of its Impericon Stage. The previously announced Glassjaw will top the bill while the latest additions of The Bronx, Cancer Bats and Angel Du$t will perform alongside Gallows, Turnstile and Knocked Loose. The organisers confirmed that it is the first of two heavy stages →

Friday 11 January 2019

Light You Up return as Holygood

After sharing cryptic video teasers last week, Birmingham pop punkers Light You Up have returned with a new name and identity – as well as confirming that they have now signed to Warner Music. Light You Up formed in 2012 and released debut album ‘All We’ve Ever Known’ in 2014, →

Wednesday 09 January 2019

First wave of bands announced for 2000 Trees

2000 Trees have today revealed the first set of bands confirmed for this year’s festival, taking place at Upcote Farm in the Cotswolds from July 11 to 13. The full list of 33 announced bands is below and includes You Me At Six, Every Time I Die, While She Sleeps, →

Wednesday 12 December 2018

Penultimate Records to release free 31 track ‘Friends & Family Christmas Compilation’

Australian based label Penultimate Records will release a free 31 track sampler titled ‘Friends & Family Christmas Compilation’ on Thursday, December 13. The compilation features artists from all over the world and will be available as a digital download directly from their website. “We really wanted to make this →

Tuesday 11 December 2018

Seven bands added for Slam Dunk’s Punk in Drublic stage

Slam Dunk Festival have confirmed the addition of seven bands to the 2019 line-up, creating the Punk In Drublic stage in partnership with Fat Mike and Destiny Tour Booking. The impressive new announcement sees the already confirmed NOFX and Bad Religion joined by Less Than Jake, Lagwagon, Millencolin, The Interrupters, →

Final Casey tour announced

After the sad announcement earlier this month that Casey are calling it a day, the band have now confirmed the dates for their final UK/EU tour. The 20 date tour will start in Belgium in April and run through until early May, with their final show on 10 May at →

Monday 10 December 2018

Taking Back Sunday announce UK & European tour

Taking Back Sunday have announced a number of UK and European shows as part of their 20th anniversary worldwide tour. The band will hit the road in June starting in Birmingham on 13 June and ending at Download Festival in Madrid on 28-30 June. To celebrate →

Normandie announce UK and Europe tour

After the release of ‘White Flag’ on 26 October, Sweden’s Normandie have announced a headline tour in support of their second album. The tour will kick off in Copenhagen, Denmark on on Friday 15 March, and includes four dates in the UK – see the full list of dates below. Tickets →

Tuesday 04 December 2018

Black Peaks announce headline dates

Black Peaks have today announced a string of headline dates in January and February 2019, with support from Bristol alt rock group Phoxjaw. Tickets go on sale on Friday 7 December here, and full tour dates can be found below. JANUARY 21 READING Student Union FEBRUARY 07 STOKE ON TRENT Sugarmill 08 BRIDGEND Horos 09 MILTON KEYNES Crauford Arms 10 PORTSMOUTH Wedgewood Rooms 12 →

Monday 03 December 2018

Weezer announce new album

Weezer’s highly anticipated album has been announced for release on 1st March 2019 and will be titled ‘Weezer (The Black Album)’. You can watch the video for ‘Zombie Bastards’ taken from the album below. The band have also announced that they will be headlining London’s Brixton Academy on 29th June 2019.   →

Punktastic Presents: The Deadnotes & Kid Dad Co-Headline Tour

The Deadnotes & Kid Dad announce a 5 date tour (23rd Feb still TBC) check out the dates below and get your tickets! FEBRUARY 20 LONDON, The Monarch 21 GLASGOW, Bloc + 22 WORCESTER, Courtyard 24 BRIGHTON, The Hope & Ruin Stream/Buy: http://radi.al/DeadnotesClingToYou Tickets: www.thedeadnotesofficial.com Limited →

Sunday 02 December 2018

Lower Than Atlantis Announce Hiatus And Farewell Shows

After eleven years and five studio albums, Lower Than Atlantis have today announced that they are taking a break and confirmed three final UK dates in May 2019. You can see the band’s full statement and tour dates below. “After much deliberation, we’ve heavy heartedly decided to take a break from →

As It Is Announce Hometown Show

As It Is have announced a last minute hometown show on 5 December at Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Brighton, alongside ROAM, Maypine and All Better. The show – which will be their smallest of 2018 – will be one of the last at the venue, which closes on 31 December. Tickets →

Friday 30 November 2018

Sean Smith Starts ‘Sappenin’ Podcast

Remember The Blackout? Yep, we miss them too. There’s good news though – former vocalist Sean Smith has today launched new podcast Sappenin, with five episodes coming up before the end of the year. There are guest appearances aplenty through future episodes – a full rundown can be found →

Thursday 29 November 2018

I, The Mapmaker have announced a co-headline weekender with Reclaimer

Southern noise merchants I, The Mapmaker have announced a co-headline weekender with Reclaimer, Feb 2019 . ITMM will also open for Palm Reader, December 13th at Boston Music Rooms. Be sure to catch them live. DEC 13 – LONDON, Boston Music Rooms W/ Palm Reader TICKETS FEB 8 – HULL, O’Rileys W/ Reclaimer – TICKETS  9 – NOTTINGHAM, →

The Deadnotes release trailer for new video ‘Cling To You’

Mixed by Beau Burchell ( Saosin, The Bronx) and mastered by Mike Kalajian ( Saosin, Prawn, Bouncing Souls), the track has an unbridled lust for life. “Follow your instincts, fuck your commitments, leave no space for ever lasting doubts,” singer Darius Lohmüller croons. This phrase from the song sums up →

Papa Roach Announce UK Tour

Papa Roach have announced their longest UK tour to date in support of their 10th studio album “Who Do You Trust?” due for release on January 18.  The 12 date tour will see the band hitting more intimate venues. General tickets go on sale on Friday 30th November at →

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