Friday 27 March 2015

Ieperfest add Guns Up!, Trial, Birds In Row, and more to line up

Critically acclaimed hardcore band Guns Up! have been added to the expaning line-up of this years Ieperfest in Belgium. The band broke up in 2007, and this will be their first appearance in Europe since 2006. In addition to Guns Up!, another 19 names have been added including, Trial, Birds In...

Thursday 26 March 2015

Download Festival announces on site activity

Download Festival organisers have announced a whole wealth of on-site activity, that proves the event is about more than just music. The full programme includes the previously announced PROGRESS Wresting, plus Dog’s Bed open mic stage, Hair of the Dog beer and real ale house, Download’s...

ArcTanGent adds 5 more bands

Those excited by The Fall Of Troy's return to the UK won't have to wait long for their second festival appearance, as ArcTanGent organisers have confirmed them for their event from the 20th to the 22nd August. The band head up the latest additions, joined by Joan Of Arc, Maybeshewill,...

Hevy Fest add more bands including the return of The Fall Of Troy

Hevy Fest have added 15 more bands to their 2015 line-up, who join the previously confirmed headliners Coheed And Cambria (playing 'In Keeping Secrets Of Silent Earth: 3' in full) and Thrice. The latest announcement is spearheaded by the return of The Fall Of Troy, performing 'Doppelganger'...

Wednesday 25 March 2015

2000trees add 10 more acts to the 2015 bill

2000trees have confirmed that 10 more acts will join their extensive line-up, which already boasts Deaf Havana, Idlewild, We Are The Ocean, And So I Watch You From Afar and many more. Young Guns, The Skints, Bury Tomorrow and Defeater head up the latest additions, joined by Fort Hope, Boston...

Outbreak Fest complete line-up and move venue

Leeds one-day festival Outbreak Fest have added Milk Teeth, Drug Church, Survival and Broken Teeth to complete their 2015 line-up. The latest additions join headliners Title Fight, Basement, Cold World, Turnstile and more on the 3rd May 2015. Festival organisers have also announced a...

Slam Dunk Festival launch Fresh Blood Stage competition and Uprawr DJ Stage

Slam Dunk Festival have launched the Fresh Blood Stage competition, in conjunction with Kerrang! magazine. Fans are able to vote for the act to appear at the festival, choosing from ten pre-selected new acts. To vote for either Boy Jumps Ship, The Hype Theory, Trash Boat, Zoax, Palm Reader,...

Tuesday 24 March 2015

Dropkick Murphys to headline Beautiful Days festival

A festival in Devon curated by The Levellers may not immediately spring to mind as the most "punk" outing of the summer, yet this year sees the mighty Dropkick Murphys take the headline slot, alongside Happy Mondays and the aforementioned Levellers. The line-up for what is one of the best...

Camden Rocks add Skindred, Modestep and more

Camden Rocks festival have added yet more acts to the already huge bill. The multi-venue metropolitan festival will welcome Skindred and Modestep, alongside a handful of up-and-coming acts. The latest additions join the likes of New Model Arms, Funeral For A Friend, And You Will Know Us By The...

Progress Wrestling to make its Donington debut at Download Festival

On Sunday at a Progress Wresting event that was, for legal reasons, definitely NOT called 'Progresslemania', punters were in for a surprise when the Download Dog (photo courtesy of Rob Brazier) entered the ring to support a very special announcement. The wrestling event, which has been...

Monday 23 March 2015

Hit The Deck add The Xcerts, Brawlers, Tellison and more

Hit The Deck Festival have added eleven more bands, as confirmed on the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show last night. The latest additions join headliners Skindred, While She Sleeps, Cancer Bats and many more across two one-day festivals in Bristol and Nottingham. Joining the bill are: THE...

Ghostfest to return in 2015

Hardcore festival Ghostfest will celebrate its 10th anniversary in September of this year. Moving from one city to two, and reducing to one day in each, the festival will announce their headliner on the 3rd April. Confirming the event on their Facebook page, organisers answered some of the...

Friday 13 March 2015

Rebellion Festival reveal day splits

The iconic punk and ska festival, Rebellion Festival, have revealed the day splits for their 2015 event. It will take place from the 6th until the 9th August 2015 at Blackpool's Winter Gardens. Anti-Flag will head up the first day, joined by The Damned on Friday, Boomtown Rats on Saturday and...

Wednesday 11 March 2015

Slam Dunk completes line-up

Slam Dunk Festival have added the final waves of bands to their already thrilling line-up. Headlined by You Me At Six, the following bands will join the likes of Don Broco, Lower Than Atlantis, Trash Talk, Transit, Goldfinger, Gallows and many more. Architects (UK Festival...

Tuesday 10 March 2015

Camden Rocks add New Model Army, Glen Matlock, Ducking Punches and more

Even more acts have now been confirmed for the expansive Camden Rocks Festival. The metropolitan festival sees hundreds of bands take to stages across more than twenty venues on the 30th May 2015. The latest additions join the previously confirmed Funeral For A Friend, And You Will Know Us...

Pinky Swear Records Fest add 6 more bands

Having already confirmed headliners Man Overboard, as well as Moose Blood, ROAM, Boston Manor and many more, Pinky Swear Records Fest in Manchester has now added six more bands to the line-up. The latest and final additions are: Allusondrugs Giants Flesh Best...

Monday 9 March 2015

Alexisonfire to make Reading and Leeds their European exclusive reunion shows

Although some internet busybodies have already drawn the connection between Reading and Leeds' announcement today and the Canadian cult veterans, festival organisers have now confirmed that Alexionfire will be taking to the Main Stage as their European exclusive reunion show. The announcement...

Tuesday 3 March 2015

BoomTown announce Chinatown ska and punk district

The expansive and immersive BoomTown Fair have announced the line-up for the Chinatown District, the last of eight districts to be announced across the site in Hampshire from the 13th to the 16th August 2015. The ska and punk themed district joins others dedicated to house, hip-hop, gypsy,...

Monday 2 March 2015

Deadpunk Announce Full Line Up

Hold on to your hats punks! Deadpunk have announced their full line up for the all dayer on May 9th across two venues in Bristol. Check out the bands below: All We Have Andrew Low (The Jazz June) Bad Ideas Bangers Beach Slang Bear Trade Bicycle Thieves Bloodbuzz Brightr Catherine...

Friday 27 February 2015

Less Than Jake confirmed for Kendal Calling

Gainesville ska punks Less Than Jake are amongst the latest additions to this year's Kendal Calling festival. The band join the previously confirmed headliners Elbow, Snoop Dogg, Kaiser Chiefs, Vaccines and James on the Main Stage. Other additions to the multi-genre festival include...

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