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NEWS: Dinosaur Pile-Up join Rock Sound Exposure tour line-up!

Grunge revivalists Dinosaur Pile-Up have joined onto the Rock Sound Exposure tour next February, rotating a headline slot alongside already announced acts Japanese Voyeurs and The Xcerts for the magazine’s first ever Exposure tour. You can catch the bands on the tour at any of the following dates:

FEBRUARY 17 – BEDFORD, Esquires
FEBRUARY 18 – BOURNEMOUTH, Champions
FEBRUARY 19 – BRIGHTON, Audio
FEBRUARY 20 – TUNBRIDGE, Forum
FEBRUARY 22 – CAMBRIDGE, Haymakers
FEBRUARY 23 – BIRMINGHAM, O2 Academy 3
FEBRUARY 24 – LONDON, Relentless Garage
FEBRUARY 25 – BRISTOL, O2 Academy 2
FEBRUARY 27 – GLASGOW, King Tuts
FEBRUARY 28 – NEWCASTLE, O2 Academy 2
MARCH 02 – LEEDS, The Cockpit 2
MARCH 03 – MANCHESTER, The Roadhouse
MARCH 04 – YORK, Duchess
MARCH 05 – SOUTHAMPTON, Joiners

Tickets for all shows are priced at £7.50. You can buy them online at Gigs And Tours or on the phone at 24hr CC hotline 0844 811 0051.

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NEWS: Blink-182 announce UK 2011 tour dates!

Reformed pop-punk legends Blink-182 have just announced a host of tour dates in the UK for July next year. Be sure to catch them at one of the following shows:

JULY 08 – MANCHESTER, MEN Arena
JULY 12 – NEWCASTLE, Arena
JULY 13 – NOTTINGHAM, Arena
JULY 15 – BIRMINGHAM, LG Arena
JULY 18 – LONDON, O2 Arena

Tickets for the shows will go on sale on November 26th at 9:30AM and are priced at £32.50 regionally and £35 in London. They’ll be available at Gigs And Tours and Ticketmaster. Exclusive official fan pre-sale from is available from November 24th at 9:00AM at www.blink182.com/uktickets.

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NEWS: Don Broco announce debut EP and February UK tour!

Fun rock outfit Don Broco have announced that they’re to self-release their debut mini-album/EP, entitled ‘Big Fat Smile’ on February 14th 2011, and will feature their debut official single ‘Dreamboy’. The band have also announced a string of headline UK dates to coincide with the release, and can all be seen here:

FEBRUARY 15 – LEEDS, The Cockpit 3
FEBRUARY 16 – LIVERPOOL, O2 Academy 2
FEBRUARY 17 – ABERDEEN, Tunnels
FEBRUARY 18 – EDINGBURGH, Studio 24
FEBRUARY 19 – NEWCASTLE, O2 Academy 2
FEBRUARY 20 – SHEFFIELD, O2 Academy 2
FEBRUARY 21 – MANCHESTER, The Roadhouse
FEBRUARY 22 – BIRMINGHAM, O2 Academy 3
FEBRUARY 23 – LONDON, The Garage
FEBRUARY 24 – NOTTINGHAM, Rock City
FEBRUARY 26 – PLYMOUTH, White Rabbit
FEBRUARY 27 – SOUTHAMPTON, Joiners
FEBRUARY 28 – NORWICH, Marquee

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NEWS: As I Lay Dying UK tour begins this week!

As I Lay Dying‘s November 2010 UK tour begins this week, with the carnage starting off in Norwich this Friday. The band will be joined with support from Heaven Shall Burn, Suicide Silence, and newly made adjustment Sylosis, as original openers Rise To Remain have been drafted to support Bullet For My Valentine in Europe in Escape The Fate‘s place. Here are the full dates of the tour to come:

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

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NEWS: Gogol Bordello starts UK tour this week!

Gypsy punks Gogol Bordello come to British shores this Friday to begin their UK tour, hitting Liverpool first. Check out the full announced dates below:

NOVEMBER 26 – LIVERPOOL, O2 Academy
NOVEMBER 27 – LEEDS, University Union
NOVEMBER 28 – BRIGHTON, Dome
DECEMBER 15 – LONDON, HMV Forum
DECEMBER 16 – LONDON, HMV Forum

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VIDEO: Klaxons – Twin Flames

Indie rockers Klaxons have just released their new music video for their track ‘Twin Flames’. By some it’s been described as their most controversial video to date, but why don’t you take a look and make an opinion on it for yourselves?:

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NEWS: NME Awards Shows 2011 announced in London!

For 2011, the NME Awards Shows will be taking place at various places in London this February, with a host of many NME favourites playing across the city during the month. Check the full details below, including the dates, venues, bands performing, and ticket prices:

FEBRUARY 01 – Metronomy @ Heaven – £12.50
FEBRUARY 02 – Los Campesinos! / Summer Camp @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire – £14.00
FEBRUARY 03 – The Duke Spirit @ Heaven – £12.00
FEBRUARY 09 – Mystery Jets @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire – £15.00
FEBRUARY 11 – White Lies / Crocodiles @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire – £17.50
FEBRUARY 15 – The Naked And Famous @ Heaven – £10.00
FEBRUARY 15 – Isobel Campbell And Mark Lanegan / Cherry Ghost @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire – £18.00
FEBRUARY 16 – Edwyn Collins @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire – £18.00
FEBRUARY 17 – Miles Kane @ Hoxton Square Bar And Kitchen – £9.00
FEBRUARY 17 – Noah And The Whale @ Koko – £17.50
FEBRUARY 18 – Yuck / Cults @ Bush Hall – £8.00
FEBRUARY 20 – Carl Barat / The Heartbreaks / Foreign Office @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire – £16.50
FEBRUARY 21 – Alex Winston @ New Players Theatre – £8.50
FEBRUARY 21 – Mona / Neon Trees @ The Relentless Garage – £8.50
FEBRUARY 21 – Warpaint / Twin Shadow @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire – £14.00
FEBRUARY 21 – Frankie & The Heartstrings / Veronica Falls @ Heaven – £10.00
FEBRUARY 22 – Caribou / Factory Floor / Walls @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire – £12.50
FEBRUARY 22 – Les Savy Fav @ Heaven – £15.00

Ticket pre-sale is ran exclusively through www.nme.com from 9:00am on November 24th, and general release via Gigs and Tours and Ticketmaster on November 26th. All prices are subject to booking fees plus a 50p charity donation to Teenage Cancer Trust.

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NEWS: The Futureheads to release new 10th anniversary single!

The Futureheads will release their new single, ‘Christmas Was Better In The 80s’ on the December 19th 2010 through Nul Records, as part of their 10th birthday celebrations. You can also catch them live on tour at the moment with Scottish 3-piece Biffy Clyro, here are there full dates:

NOVEMBER 25 – ABERDEEN, AECC (w/ Biffy Clyro) (SOLD OUT!)
NOVEMBER 25 – ABERDEEN, Korova Club (Aftershow DJ set)
NOVEMBER 26 – GLASGOW, SECC (w/ Biffy Clyro) (SOLD OUT!)
NOVEMBER 26 – GLASGOW, O’Couture (Aftershow DJ set)
NOVEMBER 27 – GLASGOW, SECC (w/ Biffy Clyro)
NOVEMBER 29 – HULL, Arena (w/ Biffy Clyro)
NOVEMBER 30 – NOTTINGHAM, Arena (w/ Biffy Clyro)
NOVEMBER 30 – NOTTINGHAM, Spanky Van Dykes (Aftershow DJ set)
DECEMBER 01 – PLYMOUTH, Pavillions (w/ Biffy Clyro)
DECEMBER 02 – KINGSTON, The Hippodrome
DECEMBER 03 – MANCHESTER, Central (w/ Biffy Clyro)
DECEMBER 03 – MANCHESTER, The Ritz (Aftershow DJ set)
DECEMBER 04 – LONDON, Wembley Arena (w/ Biffy Clyro)
DECEMBER 07 – LIVERPOOL, Topman CTRL at Shipping Forecast
DECEMBER 08 – MANCHESTER, Academy (SOLD OUT!)
DECEMBER 09 – BIRMINGHAM, O2 Academy (w/ Feeder)
DECEMBER 23 – NEWCASTLE, Academy @ Futurefest 2
DECEMBER 26 – LIVERPOOL, Bumper (DJ set)

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NEWS: The Chariot to tour UK March 2011!

American metalcore boys The Chariot are set to embark on their European tour from March 17th, with the UK being their first stop in the continent. They’re bring MyChildren MyBride along for support, and you can catch both acts on any of the following dates:

MARCH 17 – GLASGOW, Cathouse
MARCH 18 – MANCHESTER, Moho Live
MARCH 19 – NOTTINGHAM, Rock City Basement
MARCH 20 – BIRMINGHAM, Academy 3
MARCH 21 – LONDON, Underworld

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VIDEO: My Chemical Romance – Sing

Punk group My Chemical Romance have just released a new music video for their new single ‘Sing’. It’s all futuristic and stuff with laser guns and things, definitely worth a little peek:

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