NEWS: Red Bull Bedroom Jam 2011 contest winners announced!

After 15 weeks of voting and performing live sets straight from their bedrooms, Red Bull Bedroom Jam have now announced the 8 winning bands of this year’s competition, who will be playing at several high profile festivals across the country this summer.

This year’s winning bands are:
Hill Valley High
The Hype Theory
Page 44
Autumn In Disguise
The Ocean Between Us

You can view each one of the band’s video entries on the RBBJ website by clicking here.

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NEWS: Attack Attack! to release deluxe self-titled album July 19th!

American post-hardcore act Attack Attack! are to release the deluxe edition of their 2010 self-titled record through Rise Records on July 19th 2011. The new artwork and full tracklisting of the deluxe release of the album can be seen below:

01.) Last Breath
02.) Pick A Side
03.) Criminal
04.) All Alone
05.) Sexual Man Chocolate
06.) Renob, Nevada
07.) “I Swear I’ll Change”
08.) Shut Your Mouth
09.) A For Andrew
10.) Smokahontas
11.) AC-130
12.) Fumblew O’Brian
13.) Turbo Swag
14.) Lonely
15.) Sexual Man Chocolate (Remix)
16.) AC-130 (Remix)
17.) “I Swear I’ll Change” (Acoustic)
18.) Turbo Swag (Acoustic)

The band will be streaming new track ‘Last Breath’ from June 10th 2011 on their official Facebook page.

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NEWS: Betraeus join Download 2011 and feature on Kerrang! Radio!

Manchester progressive metal outfit Betraeus have been confirmed for this year’s Download Festival after winning a battle of the band’s competition held at Satan’s Hollow. The band will be performing on the Pepsi Max Stage on Friday (June 10th) from 1:45PM – 2:15PM.

The band were also featured on Johnny Doom‘s show Temple Of Doom on Kerrang! Radio, where he interviewed frontman Chris Sykes about their forthcoming EP, ‘Towards The Sun’, and played the title track from the release. You can hear the interview again by clicking here.

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NEWS: Dananananaykroyd release single ‘Muscle Memory’ today!

Dananananaykroyd have released their new single ‘Muscle Memory’ today, taken from their forthcoming second album ‘There Is A Way’, which is to be released a week today (June 13th 2011). You can also see a behind-the-scenes video of their music video for the single by clicking here.

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NEWS: Lower Than Atlantis announce details for ‘(Motor)Way Of Life’ single!

Watford’s Lower Than Atlantis have announced that they’ll be releasing their new single, ‘(Motor)Way Of Life’, on June 20th 2011. The single will also feature an exclusive b-side, titled ‘Live By The Remote’. The artwork for the single can be seen below:

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NEWS: Download Festival 2011 stage times announced!

With the festival only a few mere days away, Download have revealed the official stage times for this year’s event. Check them out below and see if you’ve got any major clashes to deal with:

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DOWNLOAD: Helter Skelter – Even Angels Carry Switchblades

One man project Helter Skelter (aka Rob Scrannage) has just uploaded a new track, ‘Even Angels Carry Switchblades’, and has made it available for free download through his SoundCloud profile. Check it out in the embedded player below, and if you like it, why not download it using the appropriate button beside it:

You can also find Helter Skelter on Facebook by clicking here.

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NEWS: Paige to head out on tour next week!

British pop-punk outfit Paige are to head out on tour across the UK next week, alongside other rising acts The Morning Of and Kyoto Drive. Here’s where you can catch them:

JUNE 08 – STOKE, Harry’s Bar
JUNE 09 – LEEDS, The Well
JUNE 10 – DUNDEE, Dexters
JUNE 11 – GLASGOW, The Classic Grand
JUNE 12 – ABERDEEN, Tunnels
JUNE 13 – NEWCASTLE, Riverside Bar
JUNE 14 – LEICESTER, Lock 42
JUNE 15 – MANCHESTER, The Retro Bar
JUNE 16 – BIRMINGHAM, Eddie’s Rockbar
JUNE 17 – NEWPORT, The Meze Lounge
JUNE 18 – MILTON KEYNES, The Crauford Arms
JUNE 19 – LONDON, The Camden Barfly
JUNE 20 – ANDOVER, The George [FREE SHOW!]
JUNE 21 – MARGATE, The West Coast Bar

Paige will also be playing two acoustic in-store performances during the tour at Pulp stores:

JUNE 12 – ABERDEEN, Pulp store (5:00PM)
JUNE 19 – MILTON KEYNES, Pulp store (3:00PM)

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VIDEO: The Word Alive – The Wretched

In the run up to the deluxe edition of their debut full-length ‘The Deceiver’ out later this week, The World Alive have released a new tour compilation music video for their track, ‘The Wretched’. Check it out in the embedded player below:

The deluxe edition of ‘Deceiver’ is released on June 7th 2011 through Fearless Records.

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NEWS: Basement to support Title Fight on July UK tour!

Hardcore buzz of the moment outfit Basement have been announced as support for their label mates Title Fight during their headline tour of the UK next month. Here’s all the dates where you’ll be able to catch Basement live:

JUNE 26 – LEEDS, University (Ghostfest)
JULY 06 – LONDON, Old Blue Last
JULY 07 – KINGSTON, Fighting Cocks
JULY 08 – IPSWICH, Grinning Rat (Record Release)
JULY 11 – MANCHESTER, Star & Garter
JULY 12 – LEEDS, The Cockpit
JULY 13 – GLASGOW, King Tuts
JULY 14 – NORWICH, Waterfront (w/ Polar Bear Club + Man Overboard)
AUGUST 06 – KENT, Hevy Festival

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