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LIVE: A Day To Remember @ Pavilions, Plymouth (14/11/2014)

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Date: November 14th, 2014
Venue: Pavilions, Plymouth
Line-up: Decade / Lower Than Atlantis
Website: www.adtr.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/adtr
Twitter: www.twitter.com/whereisadtr

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Seeing a familiar band in an unfamiliar place is always a great feeling. Just having that sense of being in a place you love as well as feeling like you’re in the outskirts of nowhere. A Day To Remember are recently doing a tour to explore some more of the UK. So, with the stage set for mayhem, the crowd all excited and extra security on the balcony sections, it’s going to be one of those nights.

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LIVE: Impericon Never Say Die! Tour @ Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton (01/11/2014)

Date: November 1st, 2014
Venue: Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton
Line-up: Terror / Stick To Your Guns / Comeback Kid / Obey The Brave / More Than A Thousand / No Bragging Rights / Capsize
Website: www.impericon.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/neversaydietour
Twitter: www.twitter.com/neversaydietour

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The air is full of band t-shirts, Air Max Nikes and the sense that carnage is about to unfold in the best way possible. Yes, it’s that time of year where Impericon puts on another yearly tour which blows fans away. This year’s line-up is no exception, but holds a lot more of a hardcore flavour than in previous years. Having had headliners such as Emmure, Suicide Silence and even Parkway Drive lead the march before, this tour has taken a more stripped down approach, but for the better.

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LIVE: Asking Alexandria @ Academy, Manchester (31/10/2014)

Date: October 31st, 2014
Venue: Academy, Manchester
Support: Secrets / Crown The Empire / The Ghost Inside
Website: www.askingalexandria.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/askingalexandria
Twitter: www.twitter.com/aaofficial

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Still reigning as the number #1 poster boys in modern metalcore/post-hardcore, Asking Alexandria are a band who are still subject to a lot of hate, both from fans in the scene and their peers, even despite their clear success and loyal fanbase since dropping their debut ‘Stand Up And Scream’ in 2009. Now three albums into their career and a fourth undoubtedly expected for 2015, the band have taken great strides on the UK circuit, on this occassion bringing along with them a bunch of American friends to support.

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LIVE: Black Veil Brides @ O2 Apollo, Manchester (12/10/2014)

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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LIVE: This Wild Life @ Sound Control, Manchester (01/10/2014)

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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LIVE: Toseland @ The Fleece, Bristol (22/09/2014)

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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LIVE: Macmillan Fest @ Rescue Rooms, Nottingham (06/09/2014)

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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LIVE: ArcTanGent Festival 2014 @ Fernhill Farm, Cheddar (28/08/2014 – 30/08/2014)

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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LIVE: Hevy Festival @ Port Lympne Animal Park, Kent (14/08/2014 – 16/08/2014)

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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LIVE: Bloodstock Open Air Festival @ Catton Hall, Derby (07/08/2014 – 10/08/2014)

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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