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October 14th, 2014 by admin

Date: October 12th, 2014
Venue: O2 Apollo, Manchester
Support: Drama Club / Fearless Vampire Killers / Attila
Website: www.blackveilbrides.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/blackveilbrides
Twitter: www.twitter.com/blackveilbrides

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There aren’t many bands out there of late who have polarised opinions in the rock community to the extent that Black Veil Brides have. From day one of their career up to present day, the American rockers have obtained either devout loving fans or loathing haters. Regardless, with their popularity sky high and the release of album number four not long away, a stint across the UK before it drops is on the cards.

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October 7th, 2014 by admin

Date: October 1st, 2014
Venue: Sound Control, Manchester
Support: To Anywhere / Rob Lynch
Website: www.thiswildlifeband.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/thiswildlife
Twitter: www.twitter.com/thiswildlife

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A long line of fans eagerly await the first appearance in Manchester of Californian pop-punk turned acoustic duo, This Wild Life. Supporting their recently released full-length album, ‘Clouded’, tonight promises to be a more low key affair than the boys are used to delivering, as if the new nature of this band. However, the fans are undeterred and are looking forward to the evening’s proceedings.

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September 24th, 2014 by admin

Date: September 22nd, 2014
Venue: The Fleece, Bristol
Support: Fireroad / Electric River
Website: www.toselandmusic.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/officialjamestoseland
Twitter: www.twitter.com/jamesmtoseland

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After winning the World Superbike championship and becoming a national hero for exploits in Moto GP, the highest tier of motorcycle racing, what’s next? For James Toseland, the answer was to start a band and tour the world. With an album, ‘Renegade’, under their sleeves, James Toseland and a supporting quartet set out on tour to spread their music across the land.

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September 18th, 2014 by admin

Date: September 6th, 2014
Venue: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
Website: www.macmillan.org.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/macmillanfest
Twitter: www.twitter.com/macmillancancer

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Having run for the previous five years, Macmillan Fest 2014 is set to be one of the best yet. Spread across five stages, the festival showcases some of the finest local talent Nottingham has to offer, as well as offering sets from bigger bands like Bleed From Within, The Safety Fire, Violet and Lock & Key. Previous headliners have included Ingested and Exit Ten, so how would Bleed From Within and The Hype Theory fare?

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September 2nd, 2014 by MG Savage

Date: August 28th, 2014 – August 30th, 2014
Venue: Fernhill Farm, Cheddar, Bristol
Website: www.arctangent.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/atgfestival
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ATGfestival

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ArcTanGent festival is in its sophomore year after a stellar event in 2013. Bringing together all the best math and post-rock bands in a much needed setting, Fernhill Farm near Cheddar is determined to say “fuck you” to the elements and power through regardless.

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August 23rd, 2014 by admin

Date: August 14th, 2014 – August 16th, 2014
Venue: Port Lympne Animal Park, Kent
Website: www.hevyfest.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/hevyfest
Twitter: www.twitter.com/hevyfest

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Hevy Fest returns to its normal format this year at Port Lympne Animal Park in Kent after a problematic year saw the 2013 festival end in cancellation. Back with a monster line-up of punk and hardcore, including headline slots from both Finch and The Vandals, Hevy is ready to continue where it left off with the best of old and new bands from across the globe.

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August 19th, 2014 by admin

Date: August 7th, 2014 – August 10th, 2014
Venue: Catton Hall, Derby
Website: www.bloodstock.uk.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/bloodstock
Twitter: www.twitter.com/bloodstockfest

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Bloodstock Open Air Festival is fast becoming one of the world’s premier pure metal festivals, and this year’s line-up is strong enough to pin Schwarzenegger down in a chokehold. The UK and beyond’s finest set a trail to have the best time they can over the weekend, despite the weather’s best laid plans to fuck up everything in sight.

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August 14th, 2014 by admin

Date: August 9th, 2014
Venue: Sound Control, Manchester
Website: None available
Facebook: www.facebook.com/deadboltfestival
Twitter: www.twitter.com/deadboltclub

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Steadily building its presence over the year with a series of club nights across the UK, with homes set in places like Liverpool and Hull, Deadbolt now holds a few years of success as a top rate club night under their belts. Back in their mothership of Manchester, the first ever Deadbolt Festival comes to life in the city’s multiroom venue that is Sound Control. This could be the beginning of a new big stride for the Deadbolt crew.

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August 4th, 2014 by admin

Date: July 26th, 2014
Venue: Robins Cook Farm, Redhill
Website: www.redfest.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/redfestuk
Twitter: www.twitter.com/redfest

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Now in its eighth year, Surrey’s Redfest has moulded in to one of the country’s best small festivals with 2014 seeing the Redhill event boast three stages of upcoming music from the UK. We took a two day trip to the festival, to catch up on some of the best up-and-coming and established acts that we have to offer today in Britain.

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August 4th, 2014 by admin

Date: July 25th, 2014
Venue: Robins Cook Farm, Redhill
Website: www.redfest.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/redfestuk
Twitter: www.twitter.com/redfest

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Now in its eighth year, Surrey’s Redfest has moulded in to one of the country’s best small festivals with 2014 seeing the Redhill event boast three stages of upcoming music from the UK. We took a two day trip to the festival, to catch up on some of the best up-and-coming and established acts that we have to offer today in Britain.

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August 3rd, 2014 by admin

Date: July 28th, 2014
Venue: The Globe, Cardiff
Support: Nordic Giants
Website: www.65daysofstatic.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/65propaganda
Twitter: www.twitter.com/65dos

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It’s hotter inside The Globe than your uncle’s basement, so what better type of gig to attend than a post-rock concert. 65daysofstatic have a few dates to take in before they head off to the continent on tour, and along for ride in this case are Nordic Giants.

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July 20th, 2014 by admin

Date: July 6th, 2014
Venue: Knebworth Park, Knebworth
Website: www.sonisphere.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/sonispherefestival
Twitter: www.twitter.com/sonisphere

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After a two year absence following the undoubted success they had back in 2011, Knebworth’s Sonisphere Festival has finally returned, once again hosting a stellar line-up across its three days, including metal giants Iron Maiden and Metallica, and dance/rock hybrid pioneers The Prodigy. We made sure we were a part of it, so we headed down to see if Sonisphere is truly back for good.

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