NEWS: Lower Than Atlantis to support We Are The Ocean in April!

Punk quartet Lower Than Atlantis are set to support We Are The Ocean during their short headline tour in April/May. Here’s where you can catch them:

APRIL 27 – CARDIFF, Millenium Music Hall
APRIL 28 – LONDON, Electric Ballroom
APRIL 29 – MANCHESTER, Academy 2
APRIL 30 – GLASGOW, Garage
MAY 01 – NEWCASTLE, Academy 2

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NEWS: The Charlatans announce acoustic tour and EP!

The Charlatans have announced a string of intimate acoustic tour dates across the UK in March, coinciding with the release of an acoustic EP ‘Warmer Sounds’ on March 8th 2011, which will be available as a digital download and on 10″ vinyl. Here’s where you can catch them:

MARCH 08 – WREXHAM, Central Station
MARCH 09 – BLACKBURN, Live Lounge
MARCH 10 – NEWCASTLE, Riverside
MARCH 11 – LEEDS, Brudenell Social Club
MARCH 12 – STOCKTON, Georgian Theatre
MARCH 13 – MANCHESTER, Deaf Institute
MARCH 14 – STOKE, The Underground
MARCH 16 – LONDON, Union Chapel
MARCH 17 – BRIGHTON, Komedia
MARCH 21 – GLASGOW, Oran Mor

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NEWS: Dot To Dot Festival unveils first acts for 2011!

Dot To Dot Festival have unveiled the first selection of acts to perform at this year’s festival weekend, taking place in Bristol, Nottingham and Manchester over the final weekend in May. Currently announced performing acts this year are Hurts, The Naked & Famous, Mona, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Ed Sheeran, The Phoenix Foundation and Darwin Deez (Manchester only).

Dates and ticket prices are detailed below. Further information on tickets and the festival itself can be found on the official website.

Bristol: Saturday 28th May 2011 – £25
Nottingham: Sunday 29th May 2011 – £25
Manchester: Monday 30th May 2011 – £20

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VIDEO: Young Guns – Stitches

Gearing up for their UK tour supporting All Time Low starting this weekend, Young Guns have just unveiled the music video for their newest single, ‘Stitches’. Check it out below:

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NEWS: Sworn To Oath announce April tour and EP!

Rock three-piece Sworn To Oath are setting out on a co-headline UK tour in April with theFALLEN to promote the release of their forthcomgin EP ‘Leave You For Dead’. Here’s where you can catch them:

APRIL 01 – EDINBURGH, Bannermans
APRIL 02 – GLASGOW, 13th Note
APRIL 08 – BRADFORD, Gasworks
APRIL 09 – YORK, Fibbers
APRIL 10 – GRIMSBY, Yardbirds
APRIL 13 – HULL, The Lamp
APRIL 14 – DONCASTER, Vintage Rock Bar
APRIL 16 – STOKE, The Sugarmill
APRIL 20 – DERBY, The Old Bell
APRIL 22 – CARDIFF, Rocking Chair

More dates are yet to be added and confirmed.

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SICK SWAG!: Big Deal Clothing

Everyone knows that after the huge surge in popularity with Drop Dead Clothing, the amount of people trying to recreate the company’s success by setting up and running their own alternative clothing companies. Needless to say, most of these were complete flops and failed within the first few months of their existence, but some perservered much longer, and even a slight few managed to survive and are still running strong today. One of these success stories is Michael Douglass (or Dougie if he’s your mate) and his line, Big Deal Clothing.

With 2010 consisting of the brand setting up stalls and selling at high profile festivals like Ghostfest and Hevy, and tours alongside sponsored bands Bury Tomorrow and Shadows Chasing Ghosts, constant shoots from Marianne Harris, and not to mention features in magazines like FRONT and the brand being sold in stores around Europe, we wanted to learn more about the story with Big Deal and where it all began. We caught up with founder and main man Dougie to find out his story, his plan for success, and where he hopes 2011 is going to take the company:

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VIDEO: The Get Up Kids – Automatic

The Get Up Kids have finally released their first music video in over 7 years. The video for ‘Automatic’ can be viewed below, with the track taken from their latest record, ‘There Are Rules’:

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NEWS: Emery reveal ‘We Do What We Want’ artwork, release date and tracklisting!

Post-hardcore quartet Emery have revealed the official artwork, release date and tracklisting for their upcoming fifth studio record, ‘We Do What We Want’. The record is set for release on March 29th 2011 through Tooth & Nail Records, and the artwork and tracklisting are as follows:

01.) The Cheval Glass
02.) Scissors
03.) The Anchors
04.) The Curse Of Perfect Days
05.) You Wanted It
06.) I’m Not Here For Rage I’m Here…
07.) Daddy’s Little Peach
08.) Addicted To Bad Decisions
09.) I Never Got To See The West Coast
10.) Fix Me

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VIDEO: Dinosaur Pile-Up – My Rock ‘N’ Roll

Grunge revivalists Dinosaur Pile-Up are heading out onto the Round Sound Exposure UK tour tomorrow. Just before they do, the trio have released a brand new music video for their latest single, ‘My Rock ‘N’ Roll’. Check it out:

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NEWS: Devin Townsend confirm Bloodstock as UK exclusive festival appearance!

Devin Townsend Project have confirmed Bloodstock Open Air Festival as their UK exclusive festival appearance this year, joining acts such as Napalm Death, Kreator, Morbid Angel, Nevermore and more.

Bloodstock this year takes place from August 12th – August 14th. For more information of the festival, head over to the official website.

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