Posts Tagged ‘Away Days’

FEATURE: How bands and musicians reacted to the UK leaving the EU!


Yesterday (June 24th 2016), after hours and hours of voting across the country, and then those votes being counted up, the UK made the decision to leave the EU. For those who aren’t quite sure what that is, that’s the European Union – a selection of countries across Europe that work together in a huge number of ways, including economically, travel, and trade, if we’re going to be super brief about it.

The UK has been a part of the EU for over four decades, and following the poll results is the first country (or, set of countries as it includes England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland) to decide to leave the union after being a part of it. Of course, such a decision has split the opinions of many up and down the country, and as it affects the music industry, many musicians have also expressed their feelings on this historic decision.

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EP: Away Days – Away Days


Release Date: May 6th 2016
Label: Speaking Tongues
Website: None available


After Blitz Kids announced their break up back in July of last year, it was unclear what the future held for the Cheshire based alt rockers. If you’re wondering what Jono Yates, Matt Freer, and Nic Montgomery are currently up to, the answer is: Away Days. Describing themselves as “punk rock past its sell by date”, this is not just a Blitz Kids revival.

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NEWS: Away Days (ex-Blitz Kids) confirm debut self-titled EP, out May 6th 2016!


British newcomers Away Days, which features former members of Blitz Kids, have just announced details of the band’s debut self-titled EP. The release is scheduled to drop on May 6th 2016 through Speaking Tongues.

You can take a look at the EP’s artwork, full track listing, and a link to stream the tracks ‘Through The Night’ and ‘Messiah’ below:

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NEWS: Acoustic stage line-up confirmed for Slam Dunk Festival 2016!


Now adding an eighth stage to this year’s festivities, the organisers of Slam Dunk Festival have now confirmed the line-up that will compose the acoustic/solo stage at the bank holiday weekender. Along with stage headliner The Rocket Summer, the likes of Rob Lynch and Seafoal will also be performing on the stage across the three dates in the three cities.

You can find all of the stage’s additions and the line-up for the festival as it stands thus far below:

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