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Slam Dunk Festival 2017

THE GOSPEL YOUTH, OCEAN GROVE, VUKOVI, AREA 11, SYLAR, HOMEBOUND, CASEY AND MAKEOUT ANNOUNCED FOR SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL 2017 JOINING HEADLINERS ENTER SHIKARI PLUS BEARTOOTH, NECK DEEP, TONIGHT ALIVE, DON BROCO, AGAINST ME! AND MANY MORE ACROSS THE FESTIVAL MORE ACTS AND 6 MORE STAGE SPLITS STILL TO BE REVEALED **SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL SOUTH – SOLD OUT** SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL MIDLANDS – SATURDAY 27TH MAY – BIRMINGHAM, NEC SLAM DUNK… Keep Reading

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Mayday Parade’s A Lesson In Romantics 10th Anniversary UK/Europe Tour

Trust me, you do not want to miss this… Ten years ago, a group of friends from Tallahassee, FL formed a band and traveled the country, selling their CD to anyone that would listen in parking lots at Vans Warped Tour. Building a following from the roots up, one fan at a time, Mayday Parade has garnered a lifelong, massive dedicated fanbase, in their evolution from hard-working local band to… Keep Reading

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Currents Sign to Sharptone Records & Release New Song

Los Angeles based independent record label SharpTone Records announces today the signing of Connecticut metal band Currents. In conjunction with the signing announcement, Currents have debuted a video for their brand new song ‘Night Terrors’, from their forthcoming record that’s due out this summer. Rising metalcore/djent band Currents formed in 2011, and in recent years have solidified their line-up with Brian Wille (vocals), Jeff Brown (drums), Chris Wiseman (guitar), Ryan Castaldi (guitar)… Keep Reading

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Minus The Bear Announce Major Tour!

With the release of their first album in five years, ‘VOIDS’, coming up on 3rd March, Minus The Bear have announced a string of EU/UK dates for June 2017. The dates will feature support from Joan of Arc along with an appearance with American Football at So36 in Berlin. The new dates will follow on from a 29-date spring tour across North America, culminating in a hometown Seattle show on… Keep Reading

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Low Cut Connie ‘Dirty Pictures (part 1)’

“Sometimes you gotta rip shit up, kids”…Adam Weiner, the eccentric wild-eyed frontman of Low Cut Connie says with dark intensity, staring over the top of his mostly damaged brown piano. The piano is named Shondra, named after an elderly stripper from Atlanta…she is covered in graffiti and has an American flag draped over her side. He points at all the boys and girls in the room, staring down these disheveled… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Clean Cut Kid ‘Felt’

Liverpool’s thrilling fuzz-pop quartet Clean Cut Kid have announced details of their much-anticipated debut album. A string of exhilarating singles have given snapshots of their brilliance and now comes a record to match. ‘Felt’ will be released on April 28th through Babe Magnet Records/Polydor and is available for pre-order from today. It will be preceded by a new single, ‘Leaving You Behind’, which has already received a Hottest Record accolade.… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Blood Command ‘Cult Drugs’

Following the recent announcement of their first record in five years and their new single ‘Cult Drugs’, Blood Command have now announced the artwork and tracklisting for their forthcoming album ‘Cult Drugs’. Speaking about the single the band said, “‘Cult Drugs’ is about the reasons you think you have to do or mean something. The eternal chase for acceptance and glory lurking behind your words and appearance. Everybody’s got a… Keep Reading

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IDestroy Release Double A-Side Single ‘Annie’/’98%’

Bristol’s girl rockers IDestroy have revealed a double A-side featuring the brand new singles ‘Annie’ and ‘98%’. Fuelled with rock’n’roll swagger and riotous attitude, the gutsy trio are mixing powerful riffs with catchy pop melodies to create an infectious party-punk sound. ‘Annie’ is a short, sharp, feisty number, packed with driving rhythms and rebellious charm, while ‘98%’ ramps up the gears with its energetic guitars and pounding basslines. This is… Keep Reading

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New Music: Minus The Bear ‘What About The Boat’

FIRST ALBUM IN FIVE YEARS, ‘VOIDS’, DUE OUT 3RD MARCH VIA SUICIDE SQUEEZE RECORDS. Minus the Bear are eagerly anticipating the release their new album this coming Friday, March 3rd. VOIDS marks the Seattle band’s first new full-length in five years and is also their return to their original label home, the venerable Suicide Squeeze Records. Fans interested in getting one last preview of the new songs found on the… Keep Reading

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Vader Announce UK Tour!

Polish death metal legends Vader are very pleased to announce that they will both be touring the UK and playing a show in Dublin, this coming April. There is some contention as to the beginnings of Vader, but the truth is that they began in the autumn of 1983 by Piotr ‘Peter’ Wiwczarek (‘Bardast’ and later ‘Behemoth’ back then) playing the bass and the guitarist Zbyszek ‘Vika’ Wroblewski. Extreme metal was… Keep Reading

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ULRIKA SPACEK: New Single & Album Announcement

Ulrika Spacek return on June 2nd with the release of their second album, Modern English Decoration. Much like their debut album released in early 2016, the band chose to record, produce and mix the entirety of the record in their shared house – a former art gallery called ‘KEN’, so named because of a cryptic inscription found above the front door. Not just a studio and home, KEN is essentially… Keep Reading

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Soundcheck: The Rogue Network ‘Binary’ EP

The Rogue Network are a contemporary, 3-piece, alternative blues band. Their music is heavily influenced by the blues/soul sounds of the 70s, but on a background of thick guitars riffs and analogue synths the music has an altogether different and more dynamic feel. Against the overwhelming number of indie bands that dominate the UK music scene, The Rogue Network are trying to craft a sound that is different. They’re trying… Keep Reading

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Soundcheck: The Black Jackals ‘Demons’

The Black Jackals are a hard hitting rock band from Liverpool, with an explosive sound that gives a nod in the direction of greats like Kasabian & Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Liverpool-based band, The Black Jackals, were born out of a mutual love for music and are hoping to take their music to a rock ‘n’ roll gig loving audience to captivate and inject a bit of belief that there… Keep Reading

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Natives Announce Headline UK Tour

New Forest tribal-pop quartet Natives have announced an extensive 17-date UK tour running throughout May and June this year. The tour starts at the Bristol’s Louisiana on May 9th and finishes at The Winchester, Bournemouth on June 17th. The band will call at major cities across the UK and headline The Camden Assembly, London on June 15th. The announcement follows the band’s recent tour with Busted, which saw Natives play the… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Hunter & The Bear ‘D.R.K’

Hunter & The Bear are pleased to share the video for their huge new track ‘D.R.K’, taken from the debut album, ‘Paper Heart’ out May 12th. Made to mirror the high-energy of the track itself and with more than a nod to their powerful stage presence, you can check the video out in all it’s glory right HERE. Hailed as ‘the heroes British rock needs right now’ by the Huffington… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Pick A Piper ‘Still Awake’

Ontario electronic experimentalist Brad Weber aka Pick A Piper releases his most gripping and emotional collection of songs yet, Distance, on March 3rd. Weber – also known for his role in dance favourites Caribou – has ventured everywhere from Chernobyl and Guatemala to the Canadian Arctic, northern mountains of Japan and south America since his first release as Pick A Piper. On this new album, he lets that influence show.… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Lullaby ‘Animal’

LULLABY’s latest single ‘Animal’ now has some bright and beautiful visuals to accompany it with the just-revealed, almost-tangible music video. The strength of the art that accompanies their art permeates throughout Lullaby’s videos and artwork in general. ‘Animal’ is the follow up to the band’s debut single ‘A Lie’; its searing melodies and driving riffs are built for a live setting. So far the London-based group have played less than… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC:Bella Figura ‘Didn’t Love You’

BELLA FIGURA TO RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘DIDN’T LOVE YOU’ ON 31ST MARCH 2017 COINCIDING WITH LAUNCH OF TOURINO RECORDS AND A WEEK OF SHOWS IN AID OF THE YOUTH MUSIC CHARITY. Highly regarded London rock-trio BELLA FIGURA have built a strong London following with a sound that has cut deeply into the London scene with cerebral poetic lyricism but also has blown away audiences with its sheer raw power. Recently… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: White Willow ‘Future Hopes’

WHITE WILLOW: Norwegian Act Debuts Video For “Future Hopes” Via PROG As Album Nears Release Through Lasers’ Edge. Eclectic Norwegian progressive/post-metal outfit, WHITE WILLOW, has debuted the first single from their Laser’s Edge-bound seventh album, Future Hopes, with an official video for the record’s title track, which has been premiered exclusively through PROG. Laser’s Edge will issue Future Hopes on CD, LP, and digital formats on March 31st, 2017. WHITE WILLOW‘s first album since… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Power Trip: ‘Nightmare Logic’

Nightmare Logic is out today through Southern Lord.  Texas’ POWER TRIP finally returns with their most powerful effort yet — Nightmare Logic — out today on Southern Lord.  Released to high critical acclaim and anticipation, their sophomore release does not disappoint. With hooks and tightness rivaling greats like Metallica, Pantera, or Pentagram, POWER TRIP punishes fans not only sonically but with pure songwriting skill. Nightmare Logic proves to be one of the year’s smartest and most crucial releases to spawn from the… Keep Reading

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