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From Monday 30 April 2007

The Maple State tour

The Maple State tour in May and June: 6th May- ‘sounds of the other city‘ festival (Salford) 30th May- ‘Portland arms’ (Cambridge) 31st May- ‘Chinnerys’ (Southend) 2nd June– ‘Hobbits’ (Weston-super-Mare) 3rd June– ‘The railway inn’ (Winchester) 4th

Sheeto Yoin release another new track

There’s a new SHEETO YOIN song called THE MIND OF A MARAUDER @

New Reading/Leeds additions

Jimmy Eat World, The Long Blondes, Little Man Tate, The Pipettes, The Shins, Eagles Of Death Metal, Dead 60s, The Used, Hellogoodbye & Gym Class Heroes will play the Main Stage. Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, The Enemy,

The Explosion explode

The Explosion have split up.

Saosin vocalist hospitalised

Saosin vocalist Cove Reber was admitted to hospital after the band�s performance at the Give It A Name festival on Saturday in London. Reber needed urgent medical treatment when he began to vomit profusely within minutes of leaving the stage. He was rushed to hospital

Politicians and music tech do not mix

Home Secretary John Reid has called upon Apple to implement fingerprint technology into new iPods. He seems unaware that of many reasons as to why this will not work, most notably that the back of every single iPod is covered with the owner’s fingerprints…

HTL confirmed tour dates so far

Hit The Lights tour in October – dates confirmed so far include: 03/10 – Barfly, Birmingham 04/10 – Sugarmill, Stoke 06/10 – Rock City, Nottingham 08/10 – Garage, Glasgow 10/10 – Zodiac/Academy, Oxford 11/10 – Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth 19/10 – Cockpit, Leeds

Download gets high

The Higher have been added to the Download Festival line-up.

Hi, bye!

Expect HelloGoodbye to do an Astoria headline show when they’re over for Reading/Leeds.

Sunday 29 April 2007

GIAN: fans report in…

Brand New apparently turned up on the second stage in Birmingham today, played four songs and then left the stage, proclaiming they were the Flaming Lips. No word as yet if they intend to play the main stage in their alloted slot.