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The news for Friday 27 November 2015

Failure announce UK headline show ahead of Refused support

Failure will headline London’s Tufnell Park Dome on the 1st December, the day before they join Refused at the Electric Ballroom. “If you couldn’t get tickets to the sold out show at the Electric Ballroom with Refused, or even if you did… this one’s for you,” the band announced on

Counterfeit reveal ‘Come Get Some’ video

Punk rock trio Counterfeit have unveiled the official video for their EP title-track, ‘Come Get Some’. It celebrates the release of the record, available from today. “It is with pride, fear and trepidation that we can finally say our first EP, ‘Come Get Some’ is

Coma Commander stream ‘Council Of The Jackalope’ in full

Belgian punks Coma Commander are streaming their ‘Council Of The Jackalope’ EP in full. Drawing influence from RVIVR and Latterman, the band have already made a name for themselves in their native country. For more on Coma Commander, head to Facebook.

Frank Turner, Ben Marwood and Lewis Bootle to play intimate Xmas show

Frank Turner will head up a special Christmas gig in support of Shelter, taking place at London’s beautiful Union Chapel in Islington on the 19th December. Having just headlined Alexandra Palace, the show provides a particularly intimate opportunity to catch the singer-songwriter. If that wasn’t enough, the show also sees

Panic! At The Disco stream new track, ‘LA Devotee’

Having just been confirmed as headliners for next year’s tenth anniversary Slam Dunk Festival, Panic! At The Disco have offered a Thanksgiving gift in the form of new track, ‘LA Devotee’. The band played as part of the Macy’s Day Parade too, alongside none other

Zoax added to final Funeral For A Friend shows

Zoax will join Shai Hulud as support for Funeral For A Friend on their ‘Last Chance To Dance’ farewell tour. The energetic London five-piece will play shows in Germany and across the UK, as Funeral For A Friend play ‘Hours’ and ‘Casually Dressed And Deep In Conversation’ in full

Bring Me The Horizon to play the Royal Albert Hall

Bring Me The Horizon will play the Royal Albert Hall for a one-off show, joined by a full orchestra, on the 22nd April 2016. All proceeds from the show will be donated to Teenage Cancer Trust. Tickets will be priced from £25 plus booking fee, and go on

Thursday 26 November 2015

Bellevue Days stream new track, ‘Ripped Jeans’

Bellevue Days are streaming their new, ‘Ripped Jeans’. Originally premiered on Zane Lowe’s Beats1 show last night, DIY have unleashed the online stream. It’s a little removed from their Brand New sound which dominated their debut release. There’s a lot more grunge on this one. Check it out, courtesy of

Arcane Roots to play Wembley Arena this Saturday

Although not headlining just yet, Arcane Roots will be taking to the iconic stage at Wembley Arena on Saturday in support of Five Finger Death Punch. The band will join Skindred and As Lions, following the recent cancellation by Papa Roach. Arcane Roots recently released their ‘Heaven & Earth’ EP,

Fierce Panda release their 100th album, and it’s a t-shirt

Long-established Fierce Panda Records are celebrating the release of their 100th record, releasing their ‘Every Day Is Record Store Day’ t-shirt with accompanying compilation download on the 11th December 2015. “It’s taken 21 long, loping, liquid-filled years but fierce panda has finally reached the very cusp of releasing their 100th

Yndi Halda return with ‘Golden Threads From The Sun’ excerpt

Brighton instrumental outfit Yndi Halda have unveiled their first new material in eight years. The excerpt of ‘Golden Threads From The Sun’ is taken from their forthcoming Big Scary Monsters release, ‘Under Summer’. Yndi Halda last released ‘Enjoy Eternal Bliss’ in 2007. The full ‘Golden Threads From The Sun’ track

Baggage stream new single, ‘The Biggest Bar Night Of The Year’

Featuring former The Swellers drummer Jonathan Diener, Baggage are streaming their debut single, ‘The Biggest Bar Night Of The Year’. The track will appear on the band’s forthcoming ‘Cheaper Than Therapy’ EP, due for release on the 18th December.

Relive a punk covers set of The Smiths songs from FEST

Comedians and musicians Chris Gethard and Alex Clute joined forces with Mickey Erg John DeDomenici at FEST 14 for a set filled with The Smiths covers. That set is now available to relive online. Gethard handled vocal duties, with Erg on drums, DeDomenici on bass, and Clute playing guitars. Bizarre? Indeed.

Watch Jeff Rosenstock perform The Gaslight Anthem’s ‘The ’59 Sound’

Jeff Rosenstock headed to SideOneDummy’s headquarters to cover The Gaslight Anthem’s ‘The ’59 Sound’. The video has been released as part of the label’s Artist on Artist series, celebrating 20 years by asking members of their current roster to cover those who have graced their repertoire, both past and

Patent Pending stream new LP in full ahead of release

Eccentric New Yorkers Patent Pending are streaming their ‘Riot Hearts Rebellion’ LP in full ahead of release. The record will be available properly from Friday 27th November via Rude Records. “This is my favorite Patent Pending album that we’ve ever made,” says vocalist Joe Ragosta.

Wednesday 25 November 2015

Our reaction to the first Slam Dunk 2016 announcement

This morning, Slam Dunk Festival orgnisers have confirmed Panic! At The Disco as their tenth anniversary headliners, joined by Of Mice & Men, New Found Glory, Four Year Strong and more. It’s a pretty solid announcement, as far as we are concerned. Although Panic! may raise some eyebrows, they’ve proven

The Xcerts post demo version of ‘Kids On Drugs’

The Xcerts have shared the original demo version of ‘Kids On Drugs’, a later version of which would eventually appear on their ‘There Is Only You’ LP. The demo will appear on their ‘Live Like This’ EP alongside a demo version of ‘Waste Away’, the title-track single and two previously

Every Time I Die announce rescheduled UK dates

Having postponed their recent UK dates due to the Paris attacks, Every Time I Die have confirmed the rescheduled shows. The band will follow their recently announced appearance at Slam Dunk Festival at the end of May 2016 with their London takeover. They will play four different sets across four

Ducking Punches sign to Xtra Mile and stream new track

Our long-time pals Ducking Punches have signed to Xtra Mile Recordings for the release of their third full-length, ‘Fizzy Brain’. Starting life as Dan Allen’s solo endeavour, the band is now a fully-fledged quintet. They’ve enjoyed stings at Download Festival, Reading and Leeds, Groezrock and FEST, as well as supporting

While She Sleeps confirm run of UK DIY shows

Continuing their mission to find new and interesting ways to get their music across to fans, While She Sleeps have confirmed a run of intimate DIY shows across the UK in March. The band will play some unconventional tour venues, starting in Mansfield on the 16th and ending in Doncaster

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