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NEWS: Slam Dunk Festival 2011 make first line-up announcement!

The 10th anniversary of the popular pop-punk festival Slam Dunk is taking place this May, and the festival have just made their first line-up announcement. This year’s pop-punk party weekend will take place in both Leeds and Hertfordshire on May 28th and May 29th respectively, and will see a join headline slot from Reel Big Fish and Less Than Jake.

All the bands announced to play so far are as follows:
Less Than Jake
Reel Big Fish
3OH!3
The Starting Line
We Are The Ocean
Mayday Parade
Framing Hanley
Deaf Havana
MC Lars

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VIDEO: Emmure – Solar Flare Homicide

Emmure‘s new music video for ‘Solar Flare Homicide’ sees the band captured in their natural habitat: at a show. See them going mental here:

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VIDEO: Dr. Acula – Who You Gonna Call?!

Dr. Acula have just released the new music video ‘Who You Gonna Call?!’, and the first taken from their latest record ‘Slander’. Take a look:

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VIDEO: Sucioperro – The Reflexes Of The Dead

Scottish trio Sucioperro have just released a new music video for their forthcoming video, ‘The Reflexes Of The Dead’. The track is taken from their upcoming album ‘The Heart String & How To Pull It’, which is set for release on March 7th 2011 via Xtra Mile Recordings.

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NEWS: Example starts headline UK tour today!

Rising British rap artist Example is setting out on his headline UK today that continues on right through towards the end of March. Here’s where you can catch him:

FEBRUARY 15 – CORK, Savoy
FEBRUARY 19 – DUBLIN, The Academy
FEBRUARY 20 – BELFAST, Mandela Hall
FEBRUARY 22 – NORWICH, UEA
FEBRUARY 23 – PRESTON, 53 Degrees
FEBRUARY 24 – GRIMSBY, Audiotorium
FEBRUARY 26 – NEWCASTLE, O2 Academy
FEBRUARY 27 – GLASGOW, Barrowland
FEBRUARY 28 – EDINBURGH, Picture House
MARCH 02 – LONDON, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
MARCH 03 – LONDON, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
MARCH 04 – OXFORD, O2 Academy
MARCH 06 – BIRMINGHAM, O2 Academy
MARCH 07 – LEAMINGTON SPA, Assembly Rooms
MARCH 08 – LEICESTER, O2 Academy
MARCH 10 – CARDIFF, University Great Hall
MARCH 11 – MANCHESTER, Academy
MARCH 12 – MANCHESTER, Academy
MARCH 14 – CAMBRIDGE, Corn Exchange
MARCH 15 – YEOVIL, Westlands
MARCH 16 – SOUTHAMPTON, Guildhall
MARCH 17 – BRIGHTON, Dome

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NEWS: Funeral Party announce next single and UK tour!

Funeral Party have announced that their next single, ‘NYC Moves To The Sound Of LA’, will be released on April 4th through Jive Records. The band will also be heading out onto a UK tour a month after its release. Here are the dates:

MAY 19 – GLASGOW, Oran Mor
MAY 20 – EDINGBURGH, Liquid Rooms
MAY 21 – LIVERPOOL, Sound City Festival
MAY 22 – NOTTINGHAM, Rescue Rooms
MAY 24 – LONDON, Heaven
MAY 26 – BRIGHTON, Concorde 2
MAY 27 – BOURNEMOUTH, Old Fire Station
MAY 28 – CARDIFF, Millennium Centre
MAY 30 – SHEFFIELD, Leadmill
MAY 31 – WOLVERHAMPTON, Slade Rooms
JUNE 01 – MANCHESTER, Club Academy

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NEWS: GlassJaw reveal details of their upcoming EP ‘Colouring Book’!

New York-based quartet GlassJaw have announced details of their forthcoming 6-track EP, entitled ‘Colouring Book’. The tracklisting and artwork for the release are as follows:

01.) Black Nurse
02.) Gold
03.) Vanilla Poltergeist Snake
04.) Miracle In Inches
05.) Stations Of The New Cross
06.) Daytona White

The EP is available for free to all ticket holders of the band’s current US tour (and upcoming UK date).

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VIDEO: Futures – Oxygen

Up and coming rock outfit Futures have just released a new music video for their track ‘Oxygen’, gearing up for their forthcoming debut album and UK headline tour. Check it out:

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NEWS: Thursday announce release of new album ‘No Devolución’ for April 11th!

Post-hardcore quintet Thursday have announced that their forthcoming studio album, ‘No Devolución’, will be released on April 11th 2011 through Epitaph Records. The album artwork and full tracklisting can be viewed below:

01.) Fast To The End
02.) No Answers
03.) A Darker Forest
04.) Sparks Against The Sun
05.) Open Quotes
06.) Past And Future Ruins
07.) Magnets Caught In A Metal Heart
08.) Empty Glass
09.) A Gun In The First Act
10.) Millimeter
11.) Turnpike Divides
12.) Stay True

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NEWS: Sonisphere add 9 more bands onto 2011 line-up!

A further nine bands have just been added onto this year’s Sonisphere Festival line-up, taking place in Knebworth. The Sisters Of Mercy have been confirmed, making this their first UK festival appearance in 20 years. Also added onto the bill are Gallows, InMe, Kids In Glass Houses, Gojira, Protest The Hero, Volbeat and One Minute Silence.

This year’s festival takes place on July 8th – 10th. For more information, including ticket purchases and the full line-up, please visit the festival’s official website by clicking here.

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