MUSIC NEWS: Max Raptor And Brawlers Co-Headline Tour Confirmed For April
Brawlers and Max Raptor are teaming up next month for four co-headline shows across the UK where they will be joined by special guests Water Rats. Dates are as follows: April Tue 21st - YORK - Fibbers^ Wed 22nd - NEWCASTLE - Think Tank* Thu 23rd - SWINDON - The Vic^ Fri 24th - SWANSEA - The Scene* *Max Raptor headline ^Brawlers headline
MUSIC NEWS: Great Cynics Announce Album Release Shows
Great Cynics have announced that they'll be playing 2 album release shows in support of their forthcoming effort I Feel Weird which is set for release on the 18th May. The band will play at The Lexington in London on the 16th May and at the Cavern in Exeter on the 18th May. Talking of the album, frontman Giles Bidder says: "We wanted to cut the crap and made a raw record, so we recorded it live and finished it in over a week. Its pop simplicity was something we want this record to convey. If our last two records were about moving ...
FESTIVAL NEWS: Fall Of Troy, A Wilhelm Scream And More Confirmed For Hevy Fest 2015
Hevy Fest is completely owning it with their 2015 line-up, as more are confirmed for their weekend of punk, rock and metal. The latest additions are Fall Of Troy - who will perform as their original line-up - Judge, Ignite, A Wilhelm Scream, Teenage Bottlerocket, Arcane Roots, Carnifex, Crooks, Broken Teeth, Hang The Bastard, Black Peaks, Blood Youth, Trash Boat, Youth Man and Press To Meco. They will be joining the previously announced Thrice, Coheed And Cambria, The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Get Up Kids, Touche Amore, Hacktivist, Monuments, Baby Godzilla, The Colour Line and many, many more! For the full line-up so ...
FESTIVAL NEWS: The Great Escape Announce 150 More Acts To Complete Its Line-Up
The Great Escape has completed its 2015 line-up by announcing 150 more acts to take over Brighton's venues between the 14th-16th May. Some of the awesome acts to be announced this week are Skepta & JME, The Cribs, Gaz Coombes, Tropics, Hyena, Lonely The Brave, Rhodes, The One Hundred, Allusondrugs and Spring Kings. Three day festival passes that allow access to all of the core shows across the weekend are on sale, priced at £54, with one and two day tickets also on sale from £25. Delegate passes, which also allow access to the convention events as well as priority access ...
VIDEO NEWS: Phoenix Calling Reveal Behind The Scenes Footage From Their Forthcoming Video For ‘Wasted Life’
Phoenix Calling have revealed some behind the scenes footage from their latest video shoot. The video is for the band's new single Wasted Life, the second to be taken from their forthcoming album Forget Your Ghosts, which is set for release next month via The Fort. Have a watch of this cool footage and keep an eye out for the official video!
MUSIC NEWS: Lagwagon Confirmed To Join NOFX And Alkaline Trio On UK Co-Headline Tour
Lagwagon have confirmed that they'll be joining NOFX and Alkaline Trio on their co-headline tour this summer, and due to phenomenal demand there have been three extra dates added! Talking of the announcement, Joey Cape says: "Hey UK, Lagwagon here! We're very pleased to announce our participation in the upcoming NOFX and Alkaline Trio tour, we'll be attending all eight shows so come a bit earlier and hang out with us - Cheers!" Catch this awesome line-up at one of the following dates: June Sat 27th - BIRMINGHAM - O2 Academy *STANDING SOLD OUT* Sun 28th - BIRMINGHAM - O2 Academy *EXTRA DATE* Mon 29th - NOTTINGHAM ...
FESTIVAL NEWS: Download Festival Is More Than Metal For 2015 Including Open Mic Stage, Speed Dating And More!
Its line-up is stellar but Download Festival isn't all about the music, as the on-site activity has been confirmed to be even bigger and better than ever. 2015 will see the likes of Progress Wrestling, the Dog's Bed open mic stage, Hair Of The Dog beer and real ale house, Download's Chapel Of Love at the inflatable church, Heavy Metal Speed Dating, The Doghouse, Comedy, Cinema, Silent Disco, Laser Tag, Demolition Download, Pop-up Art Gallery, KISS face painting, circus and mask-making workshops, the Download Totem and Seat Of Luxury toilets. Could it get any better?! Download Festival takes place between the 12th-14th June ...
MUSIC NEWS: Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! Launch Album Pre-Orders And Reveal Lyric Video For ‘Playing Dead’
Chunk! No, Captain Chunk have launched the pre-orders for their new album Get Lost, Find Yourself, which is set for release on the 18th May. To pre-order, head over to the band's website. The band have also revealed a lyric video for a new track taken from the album called Playing Dead, check it out below. Those pre-ordering the album will receive the track as an instant download!
Brawlers and Max Raptor team up for co-headline dates!
Great Cynics confirm two shows in support of their new album.
Hevy Fest just keeps getting better and better!
The Great Escape completes its 2015 line-up with 150 acts.
We caught up with synth-goth-punks Ashestoangels at Takedown Festival earlier this month to chat about being part of Fearless Vampire Killer’s curated stage, their co-headline tour with 48 Hours, working with William Control on their last two records and more.
Being responsible for booking a festival must be one of the most stressful, yet rewarding, jobs in the music industry. We were really intrigued to chat to Latitude Festival booker Natasha Haddad at the festival’s recent launch party to discuss how she got into the role, how far in advance they have to think about future line-ups and why Latitude is one of the most exciting festivals in the UK.