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From Wednesday 25 March 2015

Interview: The Blackout [Takedown 2015]

In honour of The Blackout’s final tour ‘This Is It Is It’ (the best name for a final tour of all time), we interviewed Sean Smith and Bob Davies at Takedown Festival, their last ever festival and South Coast show. In classic The Blackout style, they left us on

Wednesday 20 August 2014

Good morning Reading and Leeds!

Friday 09 May 2014

The Blackout and The Skints added to GuilFest 2014

Taking place in Guildford from the 18th until the 20th July, GuilFest 2014 have added The Blackout and The Skints to their line-up, alongside confirming Fun Lovin’ Criminals on the Friday main stage. The recent additions – rounded off with Slim Chance, Ward Thomas, Hannah Wants and B. Traits

Thursday 13 March 2014

LIVE: Skindred/ The Blackout/ Hacktivist @ Newport Centre [08/03/14]

Tonight sees Newport’s finest reggae/rock titans Skindred return to their hometown, and it’s just as spectacular as expected. They’ve brought along some friends for the ride – The Blackout, Hacktivist, Feed The Rhino and Continents – and it’s very nearly an all-Welsh bill. Sadly we miss Continents and Feed

Wednesday 05 February 2014

The Blackout/ LostAlone/ Rat Attack @ The Fleece, Bristol [02/02/14]

Tonight sees the last date of The Blackout’s Final Party tour hit The Fleece in Bristol. It took two attempts to get here: the original Final Party tour was back in October but several of the dates got postponed due to singer Gavin Butler’s ill health. Nevertheless, they’re finally

Tuesday 03 September 2013

The Blackout @ Reading 2013

Monday 03 June 2013

The Blackout announce ‘The Final Party’ tour with Framing Hanley and Blitz Kids

The Blackout have announced ‘The Final Party’ tour with Framing Hanley and Blitz Kids. It’s the final tour on the album cycle of ‘Start The Party’, and you can expect to see the band on the following dates later this year:

Wednesday 22 May 2013

The Blackout @ Takedown Festival

The Blackout @ Takedown Festival

Monday 20 May 2013

LIVE: Takedown Festival at Southampton University [11/05/13]

Today sees the return of Takedown Festival to the University of Southampton, and it is an utter triumph. There’s a fantastic turnout for all bands and it’s slickly organised. The only flaws of today are that some bands run over, meaning that most stage times are slightly delayed, and

Friday 05 April 2013

LIVE: Radstock Festival at Liverpool Academy [30/03/13]

Today sees the very first Radstock Festival take place at Liverpool Academy. It’s a new venture, and overall a successful one. With bands playing over three stages in the same venue, it’s easy to get around and a lot less chaotic than other mini festivals of the same kind.