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NEWS: A chance to support Futures!

Due to an overwhelming number of support requests, Futures have decided to hand pick one local band to support them in each venue on their forthcoming September 2010 UK tour. The band will be asking fans to suggest the best band they think from their city on Futures‘ Facebook page (found here). Futures and their team will then listen to all the submissions and pick their favourite talent to give a leg up to.

Here are their tour dates this September:

SEPTEMBER 21 – SOUTHAMPTON, Joiners
SEPTEMBER 22 – CARDIFF, Clwb Ifor Bach
SEPTEMBER 23 – LONDON, The Bordeline (SOLD OUT)
SEPTEMBER 25 – MANCHESTER, The Roadhouse
SEPTEMBER 27 – GLASGOW, King Tuts
SEPTEMBER 28 – LEEDS, The Cockpit
SEPTEMBER 29 – NEWCASTLE, Academy 2

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NEWS: Avenged Sevenfold and Stone Sour co-headline tour!

Two of the biggest metal acts today Avenged Sevenfold and Stone Sour are going to be rocking the UK strong this October and November with a co-headlining tour. Be sure to catch them while you can at one of the following dates:

OCTOBER 26 – GLASGOW, SECC ***
OCTOBER 27 – MANCHESTER, Academy ***
OCTOBER 28 – BIRMINGHAM, NIA *
OCTOBER 30 – LONDON, Hammersmith Apollo **
NOVEMBER 02 – NEWCASTLE, Academy ***
NOVEMBER 03 – LEEDS, Academy **
NOVEMBER 04 – MANCHESTER, Academy ***
NOVEMBER 06 – PLYMOUTH, Pavilion ***
NOVEMBER 07 – BRIGHTON, Centre *

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 16th July, priced at £27.50 Regionally / £29.50 London (subject to booking fee) and are available from www.livenation.co.uk

Door times are * 5.30pm; ** 6.00pm; and *** 6.30pm

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NEWS: Debut UK tour from Attack Attack!

The American crabcore inventors Attack Attack! (the Welsh band has two exclamation marks in their name) are to come to the UK for the first time in October. Check out what dates they’ll be about:

OCTOBER 11 – BIRMINGHAM, O2 Academy 2
OCTOBER 12 – LONDON, Relentless Garage
OCTOBER 13 – CARDIFF, Clwb Ifor Bach
OCTOBER 15 – NEWCASTLE, O2 Academy 2
OCTOBER 16 – GLASGOW, G2
OCTOBER 17 – MANCHESTER, Academy 3
OCTOBER 18 – LEEDS, The Cockpit
OCTOBER 19 – NORWICH, Waterfront
OCTOBER 20 – PORTSMOUTH, Wedgewood Rooms

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VIDEO: Me Vs. Hero – Can You Count, Suckers?

Blackpool’s biggest hardcore pop-punkers Me Vs. Hero have released their first official music video, with lots of sunny summer fun caught on camera.

Check it out right here:

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VIDEO: Orphan Boy – Pop Song

Orphan Boy have just released the video for their new single ‘Pop Song’ for release on July 19th, taken from their upcoming album ‘Passion, Pain And Loyalty’ due on August 2nd.

Here it is for you all to have a gander at:

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NEWS: As I Lay Dying in November!

As I Lay Dying will be touring the UK in November in support of their new studio album ‘The Powerless Rise’. The band recently appeared at Download Festival and November will be the biggest UK tour to date. Support comes from Heaven Shall Burn with more to be announced, at the dates below:

NOVEMBER 25 – NORWICH, Waterfront
NOVEMBER 26 – LONDON, Koko
NOVEMBER 27 – WOLVERHAMPTON, Wulfrun Hall
NOVEMBER 28 – MANCHESTER, Academy 2
NOVEMBER 29 – GLASGOW, Garage
NOVEMBER 30 – SHEFFIELD, Corporation

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NEWS: New DEAD PRESS! site is now live!

As you’re already on it, you’ll have noticed that our brand new site is now live and available for everyone to view and see! We hope you like it!

If you’ve been a visitor of the previous site, you should notice the changes we’ve made, such as a much bigger and faster database or reviews and articles, aswell as the new media section and an online forum.

Changes will now be ongoing in making this biggest and best site it can be, and you’re number one stop for the best news, reviews and interviews in the alternative music scene.

So read our content, leave comments, visit and join our forums, and spread the word!

Thanks a bunch boys and girls!

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NEWS: Heights touring this summer!

Fresh faces rising in the post-hardcore scene, Heights are touring across the UK this summer. Be sure to catch them at one of these dates, before it’s too late:

JULY 15 – BRIGHTON, The Lectern
JULY 22 – NOTTINGHAM, Central
JULY 24 – NEWCASTLE, Trillians
JULY 30 – KNEBWORTH, Sonisphere Festival
AUGUST 1 – Underage Festival
AUGUST 2 – NORWICH, The Marquee (w/The Casino Brawl)
AUGUST 4 – BOURNEMOUTH, iBar (w/The Casino Brawl)
AUGUST 5 – BRISTOL, The Croft (w/The Casino Brawl)
AUGUST 6 – KENT, Hevy Festival
SEPTEMBER 2 – MIDDLESBOROUGH, The Crown
SEPTEMBER 6 – NEWCASTLE, O2 Acadamy
SEPTEMBER 7 – BIRMINGHAM, O2 Academy
SEPTEMBER 8 – LONDON, O2 Academy
SEPTEMBER 17 – STOKE, The Underground
SEPTEMBER 23 – BRISTOL, The Croft
OCTOBER 5 – LEEDS, The Cockpit
OCTOBER 22 – LONDON, The Underworld (w/Memphis May Fire)

Tour w/ Flood Of Red & House Vs. Hurricane:
NOVEMBER 4 – NORWICH, The Marquee
NOVEMBER 5 – READING, The Face Bar
NOVEMBER 6 – BIRMINGHAM, HMV Institute
NOVEMBER 7 – LONDON, The Underworld
NOVEMBER 8 – SOUTHAMPTON, Joiners
NOVEMBER 9 – LEICESTER, Sumo
NOVEMBER 10 – EDINBURGH, The GRV
NOVEMBER 11 – ABERDEEN, Warehouse
NOVEMBER 12 – GLASGOW, Cathouse
NOVEMBER 13 – STOKE, The Underground
NOVEMBER 14 – DERBY, The Old Bell
NOVEMBER 15 – EXETER, The Cavern
NOVEMBER 16 – BRISTOL, The Croft
NOVEMBER 17 – HIGH WYCOMBE, Nags Head

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VIDEO: The Gaslight Anthem – American Slang

The Gaslight Anthem have just released the new music video for ‘American Slang’, directed by Kevin Custer. The video for the title track or their critically-acclaimed new album features live performances from the group as well as striking black-and-white images of New York City, and is the first taken from the album.

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NEWS: Summer Deaf Havana tour!

Deaf Havana are going on a HUGE tour this summer starting this Thursday (July 8th). Check all the dates below to see if they’re coming to a place near you:

JULY 08 – HASTINGS, The Crypt
JULY 09 – ANDOVER, The George
JULY 10 – REDDITCH, Queen’s Head
JULY 11 – BRIDGWATER, Cherries
JULY 12 – PLYMOUTH, White Rabbit
JULY 13 – OXFORD, Academy 2
JULY 14 – READING, Face Bar
JULY 15 – NORTHAMPTON, Roadmender
JULY 16 – PETERBOROUGH, Met Lounge
JULY 17 – ANGLESEY, Bayfest
JULY 18 – KINGSTON, Hippodrome
JULY 21 – LUTON, SU Bar
JULY 22 – HARLOW, The Square
JULY 23 – COLCHESTER, Twist
JULY 25 – MILTON KEYNES, Crauford Arms
JULY 28 – DONCASTER, Priory
JULY 29 – MARGATE, Westcoast Bar
JULY 30 – KNEBWORTH, Sonisphere Festival (Strongbow Stage)
AUGUST 04 – MIDDLESBOROUGH, Liberties-in-Town
AUGUST 05 – NOTTINGHAM, Rock City
AUGUST 06 – CAMBRIDGE, Junction
AUGUST 07 – PORT LYMPNE ANIMAL PARK, Hevy Festival (Red Bull Stage)
AUGUST 09 – PORTSMOUTH, The Edge
AUGUST 24 – ABERDEEN, Tunnels
AUGUST 25 – GLASGOW, Cathouse
AUGUST 26 – SCARBOROUGH, Vivaz
AUGUST 27 – BURY ST. EDMUNDS, Old Maltings
AUGUST 28 – KINGS LYNN, Bar Red
AUGUST 29 – BRIDGEND, Hobos

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