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NEWS: My Passion add a new member to the line-up!

Hitchin goth-punk-electro outfit My Passion have expanded their line-up from a 4-piece right up to a 5-piece. Original drummer Jonathan Gaskin has stepped forward as a second guitarist, back-up vocalist and keyboardist, and instead newly recruited member Jamie Nicholls will be picking up the sticks for them.

Newbie Jamie Nicholls (pictured second from the left) will be making his live debut from the band at the Red Bull X-Fighters this Saturday (August 14th).

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VIDEO: Miss May I – Our Kings

Hairy metalcore mob Miss May I are heading over to the UK soon in support of Asking Alexandria. They’ve also got a new album entitled ‘Monuments’ that’ll be dropping very shortly too, here’s their first music video from said album, ‘Our Kings’.

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NEWS: Arcade Fire announce December arena tour!

Aswell as headlining this year’s Reading and Leeds weekend festivals,
7-piece indie rock group Arcade Fire have just announced a short string of UK arena dates to follow this December.

Tickets for the December UK dates will be on sale at 9:00am on Friday 13th August from outlets as detailed below:

DECEMBER 01 – LONDON, O2 Arena (www.livenation.co.uk)
DECEMBER 08 – BIRMINGHAM, LG Arena (www.livenation.co.uk)
DECEMBER 09 – CARDIFF, Arena (www.gigsandtours.com)
DECEMBER 11 – MANCHESTER, Central (www.gigsandtours.com)
DECEMBER 12 – GLASGOW, SECC (www.pclpresents.com)

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VIDEO: Four Year Strong – Tonight We Feel Alive (On A Saturday)

Pop-punks newest champions Four Year Strong are going in all guns blazing in their new video for ‘Tonight We Feel Alive (On A Saturday)’. Taken from their latest full-length ‘Enemy Of The World’, this latest video installment brings fun and war all into one package!

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NEWS: New Klaxons London date and album pre-order info!

Klaxons have announced a new London show at Heaven on August 25th, the same week of release for their new album ‘Surfing The Void’. ‘Echoes’, the lead single from the album, is released on August 16th with ‘Surfing The Void’ following on August 23th.

You can view the music video for the ‘Echoes’ single on our media section of the site, here.

You can pre-order both tickets and the new album now via: http://hmv.com/hmvweb/navigate.do?&pPageID=4647

Pre-sale will begin on August 11th from 9:00am with the tickets going on general release on August 13th from 9:00am.

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NEWS: Title and date for new BMTH album announced!

In an interview in Kerrang! magazine with Bring Me The Horizon frontman Oliver Sykes, he revealed the title of the band’s upcoming third full-length would be ‘There Is A Hell, Believe Me I’ve Seen It. There Is A Heaven, Let’s Keep It A Secret’, and set for a currently unofficial release date of October 4th in the UK and October 5th in the US. It’s set to feature electro-pop musician Lights and You Me At Six frontman Josh Franceschi.

Along with this, he also revealed currently unofficial song titles, ‘If You’re One Of Them, Die!’, ‘Bluud’, and ‘You Have The Looks’.

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NEWS: Details on third Chiodos album!

Details on the highly anticipated third studio album from Chiodos have finally begun to appear online. ‘Illuminaudio’ will be released October 5th and will feature 12 tracks. This will be the group’s first album with new their singer Brandon Bolmer after original vocalist Craig Owens left in 2009.

01.) Illuminaudio
02.) Caves
03.) Love Is A Cat From Hell
04.) Modern Wolf Hair
05.) Notes In Constellations
06.) Scaremonger
07.) His Story Repeats Itself
08.) Let Us Burn One
09.) Hey Zeus The Dungeon
10.) Stratovolcano Mouth
11.) Those Who Slay Together, Stay Together
12.) Closed Eyes Still Look Forward

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VIDEO: iwrestledabearonce – Danger In The Manger

Avante-garde and generally rather obscure metalheads iwrestledabearonce have just released a new music video for ‘Danger In The Manger’ from their 2009 debut ‘It’s All Happening’. The video is just as weird as their music, and here’s the proof.

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NEWS: Soundgarden to release greatest hits called Telephantasm!

Recently reunited Soundgarden will release their first collection of music since 1996 in the form of ‘Telephantasm’ on September 28th in the US and September 27th internationally. This multi-label, career-spanning retrospective album includes beloved band hits, deep back catalogue cuts and a never-before-heard unreleased track entitled ‘Black Rain’, taken from the Badmotorfinger recording sessions.

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NEWS: Foxy Shazam announce UK tour dates and single!

Foxy Shazam, the “rock ‘n’ soul” sextet are set to release their single ‘Oh Lord’ on September 27th, 2010. Taken from their recent self-titled record, ‘Oh Lord’ will be the band’s debut UK single.

Along with the single release, the band are also to play a few UK dates including Reading & Leeds festival and support slots with Lostprophets and Motion City Soundtrack. Here are the full dates announced:

AUGUST 25 – LONDON, Shepherds Bush Empire (supporting Lostprophets)
AUGUST 26 – LONDON, Underworld (supporting Motion City Soundtrack)
AUGUST 27 – LONDON, The Flowerpot
AUGUST 28 – LEEDS, Carling Weekend Festival
AUGUST 29 – READING, Carling Weekend Festival

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