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More Bands Announced for 2000 Trees!

2000 Trees have just announced a few more bands playing this year! Enter Shikari have been the second headline act to be announced joining At The Drive In, who have announced that this will be their only UK show this year. Boston Manor, Black Foxxes, Conjurer, SHVPES, Holding Absence, Holiday Oscar, Chapter and Verse and Loathes have also been announced for the three day festival. With more bands still set… Keep Reading

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2000 Trees 2018 Announces First Lot of Acts!

The festival taking place mid-July in Cheltenham has announced it’s first lot of bands for this year. At the Drive In have been the first headliner to be announced for the festival, with Creeper, Arcane Roots, Basement, Hell is for Heroes, Touché Amoré, Turbo Wolf and Gold Key have also being announced on the Radio 1 Rock Show. Radio 1 Rock Show host Daniel P Carter explains it as ‘a… Keep Reading

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Normandie, 02 Academy3, Birmingham

The roads may have been like an ice-rink outside, but that didn’t put Swedish alt-rockers Normandie or their fans off from creating a fun-filled, electric night. With support from Grumble Bee and William Ryan Key, Normandie came to prove that no matter the conditions outside, everyone was there for a good time. Opening the evening was Grumble Bee, a solo alternative artist from the UK. Braced with an acoustic guitar,… Keep Reading

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Kerrang! Tour, 02 Institute2, Birmingham

Another year, another killer Kerrang! Tour. With a varied line-up, the tour hit Birmingham for its first date of the run, which involved Casey, Vukovi, Boston Manor, and The Amity Affliction.   Humbled and emotion-filled, Casey were the first to grace the stage. They did not need to move around the stage in an attempt to get their passion across, and it was clear that they already had a rather… Keep Reading

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Creeper, 02 Institute, Birmingham

It’s almost as if Creeper fans can’t catch a break, much to their delight. After the uproar that the mystery of ‘James Scythe’ created (to those who don’t know, it is a VERY long story to tell), the Southampton punks toured the UK again, but this time, bigger and better than ever before.   Along for the ride were Nervus, Microwave, and Can’t Swim. With the long line of eager… Keep Reading

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Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes, 02 Institute, Birmingham

The second night of the tour, and Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes came to make Birmingham wake the hell up. With support coming from Australian tornado Ecca Vandal and the UK’s punk-rockers Basement, Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes really made the night something to remember.   Ecca Vandal opened the night in a flurry of dynamic moves and electric tunes. A buoyant display across a limiting stage, there was no… Keep Reading

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Fall Out Boy Release New Song and UK and European Tour Dates!

Rock titans Fall Out Boy release a stunning new video for recent song ‘Hold Me Tight or Don’t’, which will be on their upcoming album Mania, set for release on the 19th January 2018. With an array of colours and dancing, the unique video is based on The Day of the Dead. Moving away from their pop-punk days, it’s looking like Mania is going to be a very experimental album. But… Keep Reading

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Paramore Release Music Video for ‘Fake Happy’

Paramore have released a brand new music video for the third single off of their new album ‘After Laughter’. Finally! You can watch the Fake Happy video (directed by Paramore’s very own Zac Farro!) above! Paramore are also heading back to the UK and Europe in January: January 2018 7: Barcelona, Sant Jordi Club 9: Paris, Olympia 11: Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena (SOLD OUT) 12: London, The o2 14: Birmingham, Genting Arena… Keep Reading

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Slam Dunk Festival Announce The First Six Acts For 2018

Renowned for their large line-up and packed days, Slam Dunk Festival has announced the first 6 bands playing next years dates! Jimmy Eat World will appear at their debut Slam Dunk Festival appearance as headline act. They will be joined by emo leaders Taking Back Sunday party-starters Four Year Strong, post-hardcore heroes Sleeping With Sirens, pop-punk’s hottest property State Champs and fast-rising mob Trash Boat, all of which are poised… Keep Reading

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Marmozets Announce 2018 UK Tour!

They’re weird, they’re wonderful, and they can’t get enough! After hitting the UK this last month (with some re-arranged dates due to health reasons set for this week), Marmozets have announced more UK dates for 2018. Exciting right?? The dates read: FEBRUARY 2018 2nd – Cardiff The Tramshed 3rd – Southampton Engine Rooms 4th – Brighton Concorde 2 6th – Cambridge Junction 7th – London Student Central, ULU 8th –… Keep Reading

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Rise Against, 02 Academy, Birmingham

18 years in to their career, and Rise Against come back to the UK to prove that they are still as powerful as ever. With their UK tour kicking off at the o2 Academy Birmingham, we were lucky enough to catch the chaos as it happened. Opening up the evening was punk band Pears, who have got to be one of the craziest live bands out there. Before the first… Keep Reading

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Don Broco Announce Album Release Date and UK Tour!

The lads in Don Broco are at it again. Their new album ‘Technology’, which is set to be on released on the 2nd February 2018, can be pre-ordered here. But that’s not all. After announcing their Alexandria Palace show with State Champs support, the Bedford group have announced 11 more UK dates for next year. What a treat! February 2018 dates: 8th – Portsmouth Pyramids 9th – Bristol o2 Academy… Keep Reading

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Rise Against UK Tour with Sleeping With Sirens

Melodic Hardcore band Rise Against are hitting the UK and Europe for a full tour, bringing Sleeping With Sirens along for the ride. Their brand new, 5/5 Kerrang! Magazine rated album ‘Wolves’ is out now via Virgin Records. The first single off the new record, Violence, has now over 7 million streams. Watch it below! You can catch Rise Against and Sleeping with Sirens at the following dates: 1st November – O2… Keep Reading

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Frank Iero and the Patience, Wolverhampton Slade Rooms

Frank Iero once again proves that even fourteen plus years into his career, he can still put on one hell of an electrifying punk show. Swiftly cruising on from their September EP release Keep the Coffins Coming, Frank Iero and the Patience quickly found themselves back in the UK for more – this time in Wolverhampton’s one and only The Slade Rooms. The jam packed night was opened by alt… Keep Reading

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Frank Iero And The Patience ‘Keep The Coffins Coming’

Frank Iero and the Patience ​have bought out new EP ‘Keep The Coffins Coming’, which was released on the 22nd September via Hassle Records. The EP was recorded at Electrical audio in Chicago by Steve Albini. Talking on the new record and working with Steve Albini, Frank Iero​ says “When we were done touring ‘STOMACHACHES.’, I talked to my manager, Paul, about what we should do. I had my bucket… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Movements ‘Feel Something’

With the 2016 release of the Outgrown Things EP, Movements set out to make their mark on the emo scene. Touring with the likes of Real Friends, Have Mercy and Hotel books, the Californian Post-Hardcore band came out swinging. Cementing their name as one of the true up-and-comers of the ever active music community. Now, with the release of their debut album Feel Something the band are out once again,… Keep Reading

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REVIEW: Knuckle Puck Release ‘Shapeshifter’

It’s been two long years since the Illinois pop-punk group Knuckle Puck released their debut album Copacetic. But now, after the long anticipated wait, their second album Shapeshifter is finally on shelves everywhere. The beginning of the album is the calm before the storm, as ‘Nervous Passenger’ is a short but sweet opening. With vocalist Joe Taylor’s distinct voice ringing out above the more tranquil backing of the band. The… Keep Reading

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Marmozets Drop New Album Details and A New Song!

The wait is over. Marmozets have finally announced the details of their new album. Knowing What You Know Now is set for release on January 26th 2018 from RoadRunner records. And on top of that, they’ve released a new track ‘Habits’! What an exciting time. They’re also touring the UK very soon, and you can catch them at these dates! OCTOBER 17th – Hull, The Welly Club 18th – Middlesbrough, The… Keep Reading

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Movements Announce Debut Album ‘Feel Something’

Californian emo-rockers MOVEMENTS have announced their debut full-length album ‘Feel Something’, set to drop on October 20th through Fearless Records. Feel Something, produced by the ever talented Will Yip (Citizen, La Dispute, The Wonder Years), is the follow up to the band’s 2016 EP Outgrown Things. Promising “a cohesive vision of muscular rock energy and melodic songcraft” as well as a mature evolution of the four piece’s sound. Fans of post-hardcore… Keep Reading

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Citizen, The Deaf Institute, Manchester

Bands like Citizen don’t come around often anymore! From the grit in Mat Kerekes’ uniquely haunting voice to the booming fuzzed up bass tone of Eric Hamm. The emo quintet have consistently delivered massive choruses crafted with lyrics as angst-filled and hopeless as they are eerily relatable. Now, returning to the UK for a short run of shows its safe to say that the gang of Michigan’s finest brought Manchester’s… Keep Reading

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