Thursday 21 August 2014

50 Iconic Moments from Reading Festival

With the Reading Festival gates open, and acts ready to take the stages from around midday tomorrow, one of the city's property companies (Atlantis Property) have shared their own journey down memory lane - detailing 50 iconic moments from the festival. The creation also includes random Reading...

Wednesday 20 August 2014

Be in the new Sleeping With Sirens music video

Ahead of their intimate performance at London's Underworld tomorrow (Thursday 21st August) evening, Sleeping With Sirens will be recording their new music video. To be involved, turn up to the Underworld before 8:30AM (yes, that's AM) and be in the first 200 people to be let in. Both the...

Breaking Benjamin announce end of hiatus

Pennsylvania based Breaking Benjamin have confirmed their return via Facebook. Following legal battles between frontman and founding member Benjamin Burnley and ex-members of the band, Burnley has teamed up with a new group of musicians. The band now includes Aaron Bruch who played...

Tuesday 12 August 2014

Twin Atlantic announce an app and flag competition

Scottish band Twin Atlantic today announced an app and a unique competition to design flags, which will be judged by band members themselves. The four best ones will be turned into genuine flags. You can enter the competition using a link...

Friday 8 August 2014

Throats Are Back

Throats have returned. The London-based hardcore outfit posted the following tweet last night, followed by a photo of the band: Throats had previously announced their split in December 2010, playing their final show the following February. For more updates, you can follow the band on...

Thursday 31 July 2014

Kiley of Petal and Jake of Modern Baseball perform ‘The New Year’

Kiley Lotz of Scranton, PA based Run For Cover signed Petal and Jake Ewald of Modern Baseball sat down with Space Jam Sessions to record their acoustic rendition of Death Cab For Cutie's 'The New Year'. For more on Petal, head to their BandCamp page to stream their 'Scout' EP in full. ...

Sunday 27 July 2014

Converge joined onstage by Steve Brodsky of Cave In at This Is Hardcore fest; European tour starts this week

Converge were joined onstage by their former bass player Steve Brodsky of Cave In this weekend at This Is Hardcore Festival in Philadelphia. During the bands headline slot on Friday night (July 25th) Brodsky played guitar with Converge for 'Plagues', 'Grim Heart/Black Rose', 'Effigy', 'The...

Wednesday 16 July 2014

Ben Weinman of Dillinger Escape Plan launches Party Smasher Inc

Ben Weinman, guitarist of Dillinger Escape Plan, has joined forces with a number of key players across various areas of the music industry to create Party Smasher Inc. What began life as an indie record label back in 2009 - home of the band's 'Option Paralysis' and 'One Of Us Is The Killer' LPs...

Tuesday 1 July 2014

Atreyu stage a comeback

Following the start of their indefinite hiatus in 2011, Southern Californian melodic metallers Atreyu have announced their return. The reunited line-up includes the same five members that made up the band ahead of their break, including original vocalists Alex Varkatzas and Brandon...

Saturday 28 June 2014

Create To Inspire claim Red Bull Download Festival title

Following an intense nationwide competition to discover the best unsigned talent, Red Bull Studios have announced Create To Inspire as the winners of their Live at Download Competition. Create To Inspire take the title following various competition stages which saw them voted for by the...

Geoff Rickley launches Collect Records

Geoff Rickley, solo-performer and vocalist of post-hardcore veterans Thursday, has officially launched Collect Records, following a number of co-releases including the debut Touche Amore and United Nations records. The first releases by Collect Records proper will include the second album by...

Monday 23 June 2014

The Blackout launch ‘Wolves’ Kickstarter

Welsh rockers The Blackout are set to release their 'Wolves' EP in the Autumn via a Kickstarter campaign. It follows the band's departure from their label and management, and a postponed tour due to singer Gavin Butler's sudden deterioration in health. The band have described the sound on...

Sunday 8 June 2014

Larry and His Flask instruments and equipment stolen

In news that is all-too-common, Oregon's Larry and His Flask fell victim to van theft yesterday. Posting the news on their official website, the band explained that the van was taken from outside their hotel in Cayce, South Carolina. All of the band's instruments, equipment and some personal...

Sunday 1 June 2014

Today marks the 15th anniversary of Blink-182′s ‘Enema of the State’

It has been exactly 15 years since pop-punk band Blink-182 have released their album 'Enema of the State'. Arguably the best album recorded by Californians, you can still hear it play in the bars and parties. With the 8th song on the record, ‘All The Small Things’, easily referred to it...

Friday 23 May 2014

Koji to release ‘Some Small Way’ on vinyl

The Native Sound have launched a new series of re-releases by announcing that Koji's 'Some Small Way' EP will be available for the first time on vinyl from July 1st. 'Some Small Way' was originally available on CD and digitally by Run For Cover Records, released back in 2010. All orders come...

Monday 19 May 2014

Red Bull Studios Live At Download competition enters next stage

The final voting stage of the Red Bull Studios Live at Download competition is now underway. From the many entries, the initial public vote whittled it down to 100 bands to face deliberation by the judges. A panel including Huw Stephers, Katie P of Kerrang Radio, Angie Somerside of Red Bull...

Wednesday 14 May 2014

Adventures on 35mm Relaunches with New Site

Adventures on 35mm is a DIY photo project that gives disposable cameras to bands to take on tour. The bands then make a little photo diary of their tour using the camera! It's a great little project because no-one knows what photos have been taken and therefore it's like Christmas for everyone,...

Friday 25 April 2014

Red Bull Studios Live at Download competition to reveal 15 finalists

Audiences have been voting for their favourite unsigned bands in the Red Bull Studios Live at Download competition for the last three weeks. Following the end of phase one on Monday, the top 100 bands were presented to the judges who have now shortlisted the final 15. The final 15 bands will...

Friday 11 April 2014

Fright-Rags to release limited edition Misfits t-shirts

Horror apparel specialists Fright Rags have joined forced with scream-punks Misfits in order to release a pair of limited edition t-shirts. The tops picture fake movie posters based on the band's recorded material. Each t-shirt is complete with the iconic Misfits fiend. Both designs are...

Thursday 10 April 2014

Ex-Alexisonfire vocalist George Pettit announces new band

George Pettit of Alexisonfire fame has just announced via his twitter account that he is playing in a new band operating out of Hamilton, Ontario called Dead Tired and that more details are on the way. https://twitter.com/GeorgePettit/status/454218339997335553 The lineup of the new...

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