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The news for Tuesday 16 July 2019

Dream State announce UK tour

Fresh from a fantastic main stage set at 2000trees at the weekend, Dream State have announced a headline tour of the UK to take place in autumn this year. The six-date tour will be the band’s only headline dates for the remainder of 2019, starting at Glasgow’s Cathouse on →

Hawthorne Heights cover Billie Eilish

Midwest emo aficionados, Hawthorne Heights, have just released a special project, ‘Dads of Sad’ in which they’ve turned pop into its sad cousin (obviously dressed in all black). Taking on ‘8’ by Billie Eilish and ‘Butterflies’ by Kacey Musgraves – two of pop music’s undisputed queens →

SWMRS release new video

Firmly bringing the punk back into punk rock, California quartet SWMRS have released a music video to accompany ‘Lose Lose Lose’, the latest single from their new album ‘Berkeley’s On Fire’. “I always wanted to know what it would feel like to crowd surf if the average age of →

Monday 15 July 2019

Witterquick release new single ‘Run’

Exeter-based alt rockers Witterquick – who made their first mark on the scene back in 2016 supporting Nothing But Thieves, releasing EPs ‘Beneath The Spinning Lights’ and ‘Fire And Ice’ in 2016 and 2017 respectively – have now self-released new single ‘Run’, their first new track after a six →

Reading + Leeds BBC Music Introducing Stage Confirmed

One of the best platforms for emerging artists on the festival circuit, the line-up for this year’s BBC Music Introducing Stage has now been confirmed, with a whole host of the best in emerging UK artists joining a stacked festival line-up including You Me At Six, Frank Carter & →

While She Sleeps announce 2020 tour with Every Time I Die

After both playing triumphant sets at this year’s 2000trees over the last weekend, Sheffield metalcore greats While She Sleeps will be bringing the legendary Every Time I Die to Europe on their biggest tour yet next January. Additional support on the tour will come from Boston’s Vein, with the nine-date →

Friday 05 July 2019

Petrol Girls announce UK headline tour

Following the success of new album ‘Cut & Stitch’, Petrol Girls have announced a run of UK headline shows in September. Having spent 2019 touring with the likes of La Dispute, Milk Teeth, and War On Women, as well as a slot at Roskilde and the upcoming 2000 Trees, →

Save Ferris Added To Fireball Tour Lineup, plus Hottest Band competition returns

Every year, the Fuelling The Fire Tour brings together some fantastic bands to create spectacularly memorable nights. And the 2019 tour looks no different. Legendary ska punk band Save Ferris will join co-headliners Less Than Jake and Goldfinger, as well as the winners of last year’s Fireball’s Hottest Band →

Thursday 04 July 2019

Grayscale release single and announce new album

Following up on the bittersweet tale of ‘Painkiller Weather’, Philadelphia’s Grayscale have now released the second single from their forthcoming new album, along with a moving video to accompany the song. ‘In Violet’ represents a celebration of life in the face of death, with a soaring, uplifting chorus that can’t →

Tuesday 02 July 2019

Crystal Lake to headline 2019 Impericon Never Say Die! Tour

It’s the tour with past line-ups that are nothing short of a who’s-who of metalcore’s best and brightest talents, and the Impericon Never Say Die! Tour is set to continue that trend with the announcement of their 2019 edition. Hitting the UK for four dates in November as part of →

ROAM announce third album and release new single

Hot on the heels of news that the band will be touring the UK in September alongside With Confidence, South Coast pop punkers ROAM have announced that their new and third full-length album ‘Smile Wide’ will be released on 6 September 2019. The announcement is accompanied by →

Saturday 29 June 2019

Selfish Things release new single

Canadian four-piece Selfish Things have this week released a new single, ‘Pride’ – originally premiered on Kerrang!, you can check out this gorgeous track in full below. Front man Alex Biro says of the song, “Pride came to fruition after one of the strangest nights of my life. I was →

Burn It Down Festival returns to Torquay

Devon may not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking festivals – but if anything can change that, the line-up for this year’s edition of Burn It Down Festival will be it. Based in Torquay, it’s the South West’s biggest indoor alternative music festival, and will feature →

The Chats announce UK Headline Tour

It’s safe to say The Chats’ rise to prominence has been meteoric. From their debut appearance at Reading and Leeds Festivals later in the year, to scoring a genuinely viral YouTube video with their track ‘Smoko’ (currently at 7.2 million views), they’re careening themselves up the ladder. Not bad →

Wednesday 26 June 2019

The Dollyrots release new single

With only weeks to go until the release of seventh studio album ‘Daydream Explosion’, bubblegum punk duo The Dollyrots have released another single to tide us over until 12 July. The infectiously summery ‘I Know How To Party’ is also accompanied by a lyric video – watch it in full →

The September Session brings new music to London’s O2 Academy2 Islington

Academy Events has announced ‘The September Session’, the first in a monthly series of shows dedicated to supporting up-and-coming artists and developing new talent. The first ‘Session’ in September will feature four bands who will headline O2 Academy2 Islington in North London on Wednesday 11 September. At a time when we’re overrun with playlists, music platforms, and ‘you might like’ recommendations, it can →

Tiny Moving Parts sign to Hopeless Records and release new single

Minnesota trio Tiny Moving Parts have today released the lead single from their forthcoming album ‘breathe’, in conjunction with the news that the band have now signed to Hopeless Records – home to the likes of Trophy Eyes, The Wonder Years, and Stand Atlantic. Speaking of new single ‘Medicine’, front →

With Confidence and ROAM announce co-headline tour

Need more pop punk? Need it in one delicious package, to be delivered in September 2019? Well, you’re in luck – Aussies With Confidence and our own south coast heroes ROAM have confirmed they’ll be heading out on a co-headline tour of the UK and Europe this autumn, with →

Tuesday 25 June 2019

Killswitch Engage announce tour and album

Not going in for doing things by halves, metal heavyweights Killswitch Engage have issued the triple whammy of announcements as confirmation of a new album is accompanied by tour dates, and new single ‘Unleashed’. ‘Atonement’ will be the eighth studio album for the Massachusetts group, and is set for release →

Black Peaks announce UK headline tour

Following an absolutely colossal set at this year’s Download Festival, and with equally huge dates supporting French metal titans Gojira coming up next week, one of heavy music’s brightest hopes have announced their own headline tour of the UK in October. Black Peaks, with support from Black Futures and Bitch →

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