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NEWS: Social Distortion announce one-off London show!

Fans of Social Distortion should be sure not to miss the one-off UK performance the band have just announced. The band will be playing a show in London at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on July 7th 2011, in support of their seventh studio album, ‘Hard Times And Nursery Rhymes’.

Tickets will be priced £22.50 and go on sale from February 11th at 9:00AM (GMT), available from www.gigsandtours.com and 0844 811 0051.

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NEWS: Bloodstock add more line-up additions to 2011 and VIP tickets are now available!

2011’s run of the annual Bloodstock festival has added yet more bands to its already stellar line-up. Latest additions to the festival’s bill are Wolf, 1349, Nemhain, Survivors Zero, Def-Con-One and the UK festival exclusive and return of Kreator.

Along with this, VIP tickets have now been made available, which all come with the following benefits:
– Reserved areas to pitch your own tent
– Full Weekend Camping from midday Thursday to Monday
– Car park pass
– Private entrance
– Access to the hospitality area including the ‘Serpents Lair’ VIP bar
– Private restrooms and complimentary hot showers
– Private cash food facilities
– Goody bag (including exclusive t-shirt)
– Priority Access to the signing tent
– Event management staff, hostesses and security in attendance
– Campsite information Hub

Both VIP and standard tickets are now on sale from the festival’s official website.

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NEWS: Jessie J announces March/April UK tour dates!

Britain’s newest rising pop star Jessie J has announced a string of UK tour dates for this March/April. Here’s where you can catch her:

MARCH 31 – GLASGOW, O2 Academy
APRIL 01 – BRISTOL, O2 Academy
APRIL 02 – BIRMINGHAM, O2 Academy
APRIL 04 – MANCHESTER, Academy
APRIL 05 – LONDON, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
APRIL 07 – DUBLIN, Academy
APRIL 08 – DUBLIN, Trinity Ball
APRIL 09 – BELFAST, Mandela Hall

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NEWS: My Passion announced headline UK tour this April/May!

Hitchin’s My Passion have announced details of their forthcoming Inside This Machine tour throughout April and May. Here’s where you can catch the quintet:

APRIL 21 – BRISTOL, O2 Academy 2
APRIL 22 – BIRMINGHAM, HMV Institute
APRIL 23 – GLASGOW, The Arches
APRIL 24 – LEEDS, The Cockpit
APRIL 25 – MANCHESTER, Sound Control
APRIL 26 – NEWCASTLE, O2 Academy 2
APRIL 28 – BRIGHTON, Coalition
APRIL 29 – LONDON, Islington O2 Academy
MAY 06 – DUBLIN, Academy 2
MAY 07 – BELFAST, Speakeasy

O2 pre-sale is 9:00AM (GMT) on February 9th 2011. General sale is 9:00AM (GMT) on February 11th 2011.

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NEWS: Maybe She Will announce upcoming UK tour with Long Distance Calling!

Maybe She Will have revealed a short UK tour in which they’ll be supporting Long Distance Calling. The tour coincides with the release of the band’s upcoming single ‘Critical Distance’, set for release on March 7th 2011. Here’s where and when you can catch them:

FEBRUARY 24 – SOUTHAMPTON, Joiners
FEBRUARY 25 – CARDIFF, Buffalo Bar
FEBRUARY 26 – NOTTINGHAM, Rock City
FEBRUARY 27 – MANCHESTER, Moho Live
FEBRUARY 28 – SHEFFIELD, O2 Academy
MARCH 01 – GLASGOW, Stereo
MARCH 02 – NEWCASTLE, O2 Academy
MARCH 03 – LONDON, Camden Barfly

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VIDEO: Funeral For A Friend – Sixteen

Welsh rockers Funeral For A Friend have just posted up their brand new music video for ‘Sixteen’, taken from their 2010 EP ‘The Young & Defenceless’ and their forthcoming album ‘Welcome Home Armageddon’. It’s got a bunch of kids fighting each other with sticks and getting up to other mischief too:

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NEWS: 3OH!3 add London date to forthcoming UK tour!

Party duo 3OH!3 have added a London date onto the end of their forthcoming UK headline tour this May/June, with each date bringing InnerPartySystem as support. Here are the fully announced dates, including the newly added London show:

MAY 23 – BOURNEMOUTH, O2 Academy
MAY 24 – CARDIFF, Solus
MAY 25 – BIRMINGHAM, HMV Institute
MAY 26 – NORWICH, Waterfront
MAY 30 – GLASGOW, O2 ABC
MAY 31 – MANCHESTER, Academy 2
JUNE 02 – NOTTINGHAM, Rock City
JUNE 03 – BELFAST, Mandela Hall
JUNE 04 – DUBLIN, Academy
JUNE 05 – LONDON, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

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NEWS: Bring Me The Horizon add Cardiff date to UK tour!

Sheffield’s Bring Me The Horizon have added an extra Cardiff date onto their forthcoming headline UK tour this April/May. Here are the full dates for the tour, including the newly added Cardiff show:

APRIL 22 – MANCHESTER, O2 Apollo
APRIL 23 – NEWCASTLE, O2 Academy
APRIL 24 – GLASGOW, O2 Academy
APRIL 26 – NOTTINGHAM, Rock City
APRIL 27 – SOUTHAMPTON, Guildhall
APRIL 28 – BIRMINGHAM, O2 Academy
APRIL 29 – BRISTOL, O2 Academy
APRIL 30 – LONDON, O2 Brixton Academy
MAY 01 – CARDIFF, University Great Hall
MAY 02 – LEICESTER, O2 Academy
MAY 04 – SHEFFIELD, O2 Academy (Support from Architects/The Devil Wears Prada/While She Sleeps only)

Tickets for the show go on sale on February 9th at 9:00AM (GMT).

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NEWS: Futures announce rescheduled headline UK tour dates!

After cancelling their original UK headline tour dates due to recording commitments for their forthcoming full-length, Futures have now announced their rescheduled dates for June. Here are the band’s newly announced tour dates:

JUNE 01 – BRISTOL, O2 Academy 2
JUNE 02 – OXFORD, O2 Academy
JUNE 03 – CAMBRIDGE, St. Pauls
JUNE 04 – BRIGHTON, Audio
JUNE 05 – BIRMINGHAM, O2 Academy 3
JUNE 06 – MANCHESTER, Academy 3
JUNE 07 – NEWCASTLE, O2 Academy 2
JUNE 08 – GLASGOW, O2 ABC2
JUNE 09 – LIVERPOOL, Masque
JUNE 12 – EXETER, Cavern
JUNE 13 – PORTSMOUTH, Wedgewood Rooms
JUNE 14 – NOTTINGHAM, Rock City

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VIDEO: Whitechapel – Breeding Violence

American brutal metal force Whitechapel have uploaded their new music video for ‘Breeding Violence’ exclusively via BlankTV. Have a look at the 3-guitar powerhouse in their natural live habitat in this video:

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