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Slam Dunk Festival Confirms The Audition (Worldwide Reunion Exclusive), Reel Big Fish, Goldfinger and ROAM for May Weekender! 

Showing no signs of slowing down, Slam Dunk Festival have unveiled even more names for the almighty alternative extravaganza. Emo-rock heartthrobs The Audition, ska masters Reel Big Fish, highly-revered Goldfinger and fast-rising pop-punk undergrads ROAM will all be heading to Leeds, Hatfield and Birmingham over the May bank holiday weekend!Responsible for singalong pop-rock hybrid hits such as ‘Warm Me Up’, ‘Approach The Bench’, and ‘Don’t Be So Hard’ that soundtracked… Keep Reading

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Star Shaped Festival at O2 Academy Brixton – Ocean Colour Scene to headline

Star Shaped Festival is back and bigger than ever in 2018. Following two completely sold out years, the much-loved Star Shaped Festival returns on Saturday 29 September, taking over London’s iconic O2 Academy Brixton and celebrating the indie genre for a nine-hour marathon of live music and class DJs. The festival has become renowned by fans of the music and the artists who made this period what it was as… Keep Reading

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The Isle Of Wight Festival 2018 Have Added 23 Acts To The 50th Anniversary Line-Up.

The Isle of Wight Festival 2018 announces 23 new acts to be added to the bill. Camila Cabello, Manic Street Preachers, Chase & Status, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Haçienda Classiçal, Rita Ora, Jessie J, Kodaline, Soul II Soul, Feeder, Circa Waves, Sheryl Crow, Tom Grennan, Walking on Cars, The Skids, Louise, Ten Tonnes, Tokio Myers, The Professionals, Get Cape.Wear Cape.Fly, Rothwell, Judas, Catherine McGrath. They join headliners Depeche Mode, The… Keep Reading

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100 Days to ‘Let’s Rock The Moor’

100 Day Countdown to Let’s Rock the Moor! The Retro Festival Will Be Returning on the 19th May 2018 for the big 10-year anniversary PARTY! Let’s Rock the Moor will be returning to Marsh Meadow, Cookham on Saturday 19th May 2018 and celebrating its 10th festival anniversary in style! With an amazing line-up of artists (including The Retrobate Party Live) bringing you the very best of the 80’s and an… Keep Reading

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2018 Kendal Calling Line Up: See You In The Fields…

Kendal Calling Announce Their 2018 line-up The 12th year on Kendal Calling is upon us and as always, the team deliver. Rumours have been flying around the twittersphere for the past couple of weeks to which, I’m sure has caused a few headaches and late nights! Never the less, its here… One thing you gotta love about Kendal Calling is the variety of appearances and the lengths the organisers go to,… Keep Reading

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Rock Werchter 2018 Adds Vince Staples, Jack Johnson, Fever Ray, Angus & Julia Stone And Many More

One of the most revered festivals in Europe, Rock Werchter 2018 has announced another stunning wave of acts for the July weekender. Since its inception in 1975, Werchter’s festival park has become a beacon for contemporary music and history-defining live performances, and 2018 promises to be yet another landmark festival experience.Mastermind behind sensational rap classics such as ‘Norf Norf’ and ‘Big Fish’, Vince Staples will be heading to Rock Werchter,… Keep Reading

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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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Arctic Monkeys Lead The Second Wave Of Acts For Flow Festival

One of the most beloved and requested rock bands of today, Arctic Monkeys will release their long-awaited sixth album after a lengthy hiatus. Known for their clever, satirical lyrics and their ability to combine surprising instruments and styles, yet still keeping their remarkable style, Arctic Monkeys will be the must-see at Flow Festival this year. Since their Mercury prize-winning debut album ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’,… Keep Reading

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Handmade Festival Announces Second Wave of Acts.

Handmade Festival will be returning to Leicester’s O2 Academy in 2018 for two days of the finest music, comedy, art, film, performance and photography. The festival will take place on 5th & 6th May 2018.Last month, Handmade Festival announced the first wave of bands for the 2018 music programme, and now they are thrilled to announce the new line-up additions with the second wave of bands. The full line-up so far is… Keep Reading

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Third Wave Of Acts For Slam Dunk Announced

Slam Dunk Festival Announces Third Wave Of Acts Twin Atlantic, The Skints, Zebrahead, Set Your Goals, Northlane, Comeback Kid, Counterparts, Capdown, Save Ferris, Broadside and Can’t Swim joining co-headliners Good Charlotte and Jimmy Eat World SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL NORTH – SATURDAY 26TH MAY –  LEEDS  CITY CENTRESLAM DUNK FESTIVAL SOUTH – SUNDAY 27TH MAY –  HATFIELD PARKSLAM DUNK FESTIVAL MIDLANDS – BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY 28TH MAY – BIRMINGHAM NEC Already… 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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Pennfest Lineup Taking Shape For 2018

Returning on the 20th and 21st July with a full lineup confirmed. And The Manics are back in town! Following another sellout last summer in Penn Street in Buckinghamshire is set to be home for the two day music festival with camping and glamping available. Friday Line up Kaiser Chiefs/Example + DJ Wire/Gabrielle Aplin/The Bluetones/Roots Manuva/Goldie Lookin Chain  Legends Set and Many More Saturday Lineup Manic Street Preachers/Lethal Bizzle/Melanie C/Badly… Keep Reading

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Live At Leeds Announces More Acts To The Lineup

As 2018’s festival season draws ever closer, Live At Leeds is once again standing as the ultimate destination to hear the very best in new music Adding a huge raft of names from across the musical landscape. One of the most acclaimed new guitar bands of recent times, The Magic Gang have become unrivalled leaders of soaring indie anthems. Triggering singalongs no matter where they go, the Brighton natives have… Keep Reading

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Blue Dot Announce Full Line UP

Award winning festival bluedot returns to the incredible Jodrell Bank Observatory, home of the iconic Lovell telescope  for a weekend of deep space discovery and superlative sounds. A truly stellar line-up of music featuring 2018 headliners The Chemical Brothers, The Flaming Lips and Future Islands compliments a ground-breaking programme of live science experiments, expert talks and immersive artworks for one of the most unique festival experiences in Europe. The Chemical Brothers… Keep Reading

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Download Announces 60 More Bands

Download Festival is thrilled to make its biggest announcement yet by adding over 60 of the world’s biggest rock acts to its unparalleled bill. This includes gigantic arena fillers Shinedown, You Me At Six, Black Stone Cherry, legendary metal outfits Hatebreed, Cradle Of Filth, plus Kerrang! Radio Fresh Blood returns to host The Avalanche Stage with seminal bands such as The Bronx, Less Than Jake and Cancer Bats among many… Keep Reading

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A P E Presents… Catfish And The Bottlemen & Huge Supporting Bill

Catfish and the Bottlemen will be bringing their classic alternative rock to East London’s Victoria Park as the final stand-alone headliner to be announced for APE Presents….. Alongside are a supporting lineup including Blossoms, The Hunna, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, The Neighbourhood and The Amazons with more to come. Since bursting into the public consciousness with their debut platinum album The Balcony, Catfish and the Bottlemen have grown to become… Keep Reading

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Camden Rocks Back June 2nd 2018

Camden Rocks Festival to return June 2nd 2018, Maximo Park have been confirmed as headliners. Post punk legends Public Image Limited (PiL) set to play the festival for the first time Following a sold-out sixth year in 2017, Camden Rocks Festival has today announced the first acts for the 2018 line-up and the acclaimed annual North London event is confirmed to take place this coming June 2nd.Set to host over… Keep Reading

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NORDIC NOISE FESTIVAL 2018 announce full line-up

Exciting full lineup of the Copenhagen festival revealed: >2018 is the 6th year for the 2-day rock-metal festival NORDIC NOISE taking place on the 11th and 12th of May in Copenhagen, Denmark. Today, NORDIC NOISE presents the full line-up for 2018, and it appears to be the heaviest one yet: Friday the 11th of May: SCORPIONS TRIBUTE (DK) BLITZKRIEG (UK) IRON ANGEL (DE) MANTICORA (DK) TAINTED LADY (DK) ANNOMINUS (DK) Saturday the 12th… Keep Reading

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New Acts Announced For Mad Cool Festival

After the much-anticipated announcement of headliners Pearl Jam, Mad Cool have today announced 31 new acts to their already star-studded 2018 line-up. New acts include Franz Ferdinand, Tame Impala and Glass Animals, amongst many more… Australian psych band Tame Impala will return to Madrid five years after their last visit to the city and the Scots Franz Ferdinand will pull out all the stops for their much-anticipated set. Another great… Keep Reading

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Handmade Festival Announce First Wave Of Bands For 2018.

Handmade Festival will be returning to Leicester’s O2 Academy in 2018 for two days of the finest music, comedy, art, film, performance and photography, hand-picked and carefully curated. The festival will take place on 5th & 6th May 2018. As such, Handmade Festival are very excited to announce the first wave of bands for the 2018 music programme:   Circa Waves /Idles / Little Comets / Dinosaur Pile Up / Protomartyr /… Keep Reading

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