Tuesday 15 April 2014

Reading/Leeds Festival announce that Jimmy Eat World will play two sets this year

Well, well, well. Reading/Leeds Festival have announced that Jimmy Eat World will play two sets this year, one headlining the Lock Up and one on the main stage. This detail, along with the news that loads more of the line up will be announce next Wednesday (April 23) at 7pm (see the poster below...

Monday 14 April 2014

Deadpunk Bank Holiday Special announces initial line up w/Masked Intruder, Brawlers, Muncie Girls and more

Deadpunk's Bank Holiday special with return (we already mentioned Masked Intruder)< and their initial announcement looks TASTY. Check out the bands that have been added below, and get tickets for the event - over 3 stages on ONE DAY - from the Exchange ticket website. Big Wow...

Friday 11 April 2014

Hit The Deck Stage Times Revealed

Hit The Deck have revealed their stage times. Get them below and expect stage times from us rather soon. The festival takes place next weekend... ...

Ghostfest 2014 announce first bands and release tickets

Ghostfest 2014 will return to Leeds University Union on the 28th and 29th June 2014. The festival have announced the first 16 acts to be added to the bill, however have kept both headliners under wraps for now. The full list of announced artists include: BEING AS AN OCEAN TRC BETRAYING...

Hit The Deck reveal final line-up additions

With one week to go, Hit The Deck have announced the final additions to their line-up. The Bristol line-up is completed by Chris Webb, Sam Scott, Syren City and Warren Mallia. Meanwhile, the Nottingham date will play host to Adam Zareba, Alex Hel, Eva Plays Dead, Ryan Thomas and Sam...

Wednesday 9 April 2014

Slam Dunk adds Vinnie Caruana, YMAEWK, Natives and more

Slam Dunk have announced more additions to their 2014 lineup. Joining the main stages will be Feed The Rhino, Natives and Landscapes. This year's acoustic stage will be headlined by Vinnie Caruana (The Movielife / I Am The Avalanche), who will be joined by You, Me, and Everyone We Know...

Tuesday 8 April 2014

Sonisphere Festival confirm BABYMETAL UK debut

Having built their following through the internet (it is 2014 after all...), BABYMETAL have now been confirmed at the latest addition to the Sonisphere Festival line-up. Likely to split opinion, the band deliver a mix of Icon Pop (J-pop idol) and heavy metal. Since their manufactured...

Download Festival add 9 more bands

Download Festival have announced 9 more acts who join headliners Avenged Sevenfold, Linkin Park and Aerosmith at this year's event, pushing the total number of bands above 100. Legendary guitarist Richie Sambora will be joined by Australian singer-songwriter Orianthi, bringing his critically...

Red Bull Studios unveil special prize for one lucky band

With the Red Bull Studios Live At Download competition well and truly underway, the organisers have announced an additional special prize for one of the final eight. Following their performances at the legendary Download Festival, the team will decide upon one band to receive a week at Red...

Friday 4 April 2014

Twin Atlantic to play The Great Escape festival

Twin Atlantic have been added to the XFM matinee showcase at the Great Escape in Brighton. The band play East Wing on Saturday May 10th, with tickets available here. Demand is fairly high by the looks of things so you'll need to be quick. Full details of the festival can be found here:...

Groezrock Festival reveal stage times

With only 4 weeks until Europe's greatest punk festival, Groezrock have announced the stage times for both the Friday and Saturday. Groezrock takes place on the 2nd and 3rd May in Meerhout, Belgium. Over the two days, 80 bands will take to the 4 stages, including headliners NOFX and The...

Thursday 3 April 2014

Comeback Kid detail summer UK/EU tour (including festival appearances)

Comeback Kid will return to the UK/EU this summer for a string of festival appearances and headline gigs. The dates comes in support of their new album, 'Die Knowing', and you can check out the dates in this article. JUNE 21 CLISSON Hellfest 23 VIGO Fabrica De Chocolate Club 24 PORTO...

Wednesday 2 April 2014

Mono to headline ArcTanGent festival in August

ArcTanGent festival, taking place in Bristol on August 28th-30th, have announced Mono as their final headliner. The Japanese band will join fellow headliners Russian Circles and This Will Destroy You at the UK's self-styled 'only festival dedicated to math-rock, post-rock, and...

Tuesday 1 April 2014

Fest 13 to host The Menzingers, Descendents, Cheap Girls, The Flatliners, Less Than Jake and more

Fest 13 (The Fest and Ybor, Tampa's Pre Fest) will take place in Florida later this year (SEE YOU THERE) at the end of October / Start of November, and we expect the masses to cross the pond in record numbers this year as the initial line up is pretty great. Here's the highlights (according...

Friday 28 March 2014

Jabberwocky Festival adds Cloud Nothings and more

Presented by All Tomorrow's Parties, Pitchfork and Primavera Sound, London's Jabberworky Festival have confirmed the addition of Cloud Nothings, Liars, Panda Bear, Kurt Vile and the Violators, Untold, clipping., Big Ups, and Mick Turner. The festival, taking place in The Excel Centre on the...

Wednesday 26 March 2014

The Great Escape Festival completes line-up

Brighton's iconic new-music showcase, The Great Escape Festival, have confirmed the final acts added to their 400 strong line-up. Included in the 100 plus additions are Punktastic favourites Marmozets, gritty rockers God Damn and Scotland via south coast trio The Xcerts. The Great Escape...

Slam Dunk Festival annouces more acts

Slam Dunk have added 13 new bands to their line-up, currently headed up by The All-American Rejects. Added are: MALLORY KNOX KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES (performing 'Smart Casual' in full) WE THE KINGS CHIODOS CAPDOWN RED JUMPSUIT APPARATUS GNARWOLVES JESSE JAMES MC LARS HEART OF A...

Monday 24 March 2014

Download Festival add Against Me!, Marmozets, The Wildhearts and more

Download Festival have added 18 more bands to their already stellar line-up, joining previously announced headliners Avenged Sevenfold, Linkin Park and Aerosmith across the three days. Added to the line-up are: AGAINST ME! ARTHEMIS CHEVELLE COLT 45 DRONES KID KARATE LAWNMOWER...

Red Bull Studios Live returns to Download Festival

Red Bull have announced the return of their Studios Live competition, offering unsigned bands the opportunity of a professional studio experience, mentoring and a slot at this year's Download Festival. Last year saw the likes of Searching Alaska, Forever Can Wait and Press to MECO take to...

Thursday 20 March 2014

Tech-Fest 2014 Details

UK Tech-Fest, the progressive and technical metal festival, returns on 10-14 July 2014 for its third year - and makes it debut at Newark Showground in Nottinghamshire. The lineup currently includes The Ocean Collective, Vildhjarta, Glass Cloud, The Safety Fire, The Eyes Of A Traitor, Modern...