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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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LIVE: Slam Dunk Festival @ University, Leeds (28/05/2011)

Date: May 28th, 2011
Venue: University, Leeds
Website: www.slamdunkmusic.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/slamdunkltd
Twitter: www.twitter.com/slamdunkmusic

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Celebrating its 10th anniversary with a huge bang, Slam Dunk Festival hosted some big and legendary names in the pop-punk/ska punk scene to their roster: Reel Big Fish, Goldfinger and Less Than Jake. Along with several other established aswell as up-and-coming acts spread across several stages, Slam Dunk has always been, and still remains to be, the best pop-punk event the UK has to offer. We joined in on the fun at the Leeds date of the festival weekend this year, and here’s what we thought of who we managed to catch across the day:

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LIVE: Dance Gavin Dance @ Camden Underworld, London (25/05/2011)

Date: May 25th, 2011
Venue: Camden Underworld, London
Support: Don Broco, The Dangerous Summer
Website: None available
MySpace: www.myspace.com/dancegavindance

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For the first time ever, progressive post-hardcore types Dance Gavin Dance are in the UK with their full original line-up, and also for the very first time ever, they are playing their famous ‘Downtown Battle Mountain’ debut album in its entirety. So, as you can imagine, the hype and anticipation surrounding the arrival of the band is extremely high.

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NEWS: Don Broco single ‘Beautiful Morning’ to be re-released and played on BBC Radio 1!

Bedford quartet Don Broco have recently had their single ‘Beautiful Morning’ added onto the BBC Radio 1 Introducing playlist. You can hear the track on the following shows and their respective timeslots, with information on how to help request it below:

MAY 25 – Dev: Early breakfast (4:00am – 6:30am)
MAY 26 – Greg James (1:00pm – 4:00pm)
MAY 27 – Fearne Cotton (10:00am – 12:45pm)
MAY 28 – Jo Whiley (1:00pm – 4:00pm)
MAY 29 – Edith Bowman (7:00am – 10:00am) & Nick Grimshaw and Annie Mac (10:00pm – 12:00am)

Text Radio 1 on 81199 and tweet @BBCR1 to tell them how much you like Don Broco and ‘Beautiful Morning’.

To celebrate the single’s recent success and major radio airplay, the band are re-releasing the ‘Beautiful Morning’ single as a deluxe edition, which comes with two bonus b-sides, set for release on May 30th 2011.

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VIDEO: Don Broco – Party Rock Anthem (Acoustic)

Bedford’s Don Broco recently recorded an acoustic cover of LMFAO‘s recent number one chart single, ‘Party Rock Anthem’, for Cheer Up! Clothing. You can check out their rendition of the track in the embedded video player below:

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NEWS: Slam Dunk Festival 2011 announce official stage times!

Slam Dunk Festival have now announced the official stage times for both the Leeds and Hatfield dates. You can check the official times of each stage on both of the festival dates below:

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NEWS: Don Broco on headline tour this month!

Bedford’s Don Broco are currently on a headline tour across the UK, which includes an appearance at this year’s Slam Dunk Festival and a support slot with Dance Gavin Dance. Here are all of the band’s upcoming dates:

MAY 16 – SOUTHAMPTON, Joiners
MAY 17 – EXETER, Cavern
MAY 18 – CARDIFF, Clwb Ifor Bach
MAY 19 – READING, Face Bar
MAY 20 – NEWCASTLE, Riverside
MAY 21 – SHEFFIELD, Leadmill
MAY 22 – LIVERPOOL, Hub Festival
MAY 24 – BIRMINGHAM, Flapper
MAY 25 – LONDON, Underworld (w/ Dance Gavin Dance) (SOLD OUT!)
MAY 26 – NORWICH, B2
MAY 27 – PETERBOROUGH, Club Revolution
MAY 28 – LEEDS, Slam Dunk Festival – North (SOLD OUT!)
MAY 29 – HATFIELD, Slam Dunk Festival – South

All dates (except Slam Dunk and the Dance Gavin Dance show) brings support from Burn The Fleet.

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NEWS: Sonisphere add 24 more bands to complete the 2011 line-up!

Sonisphere have added a final 24 more band’s onto the roster to complete the line-up for this year’s festival in Knebworth. The festival will see these newly added bands performing across the July weekend: Sonic Boom Six, The Defiled, Black Spiders, Anberlin, Black Breath, Blood Red Shoes, Cerebral Ballzy, Cherri Bomb, Decade, Don Broco, Exit Ten, Flats, Hammer Of The Gods, InnerPartySystem, Mojo Fury, Panic Cell, Revoker, Rival Sons, Slam Cartel, Sons Of Icarus, The Safety Fire, Turbowolf, While She Sleeps and Young Legionnaire.

To see a larger version of the line-up poster above, simply click on the image. Sonisphere takes place from July 08 – 10. More information can be found at the official website by clicking here.

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LIVE: We Are The Ocean @ Academy 2, Manchester (28/04/2011)

Date: April 28th, 2011
Venue: Academy 2, Manchester
Support: Don Broco, Lower Than Atlantis, Veara
Website: www.wearetheocean.co.uk
MySpace: www.myspace.com/wearetheocean

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We Are The Ocean are, to many of today’s generation, one of England’s finest slightly new acts. Hailing from Essex, the quintet sounds a lot like Rise Against and Alexisonfire. Having just released their second full-length album, ‘Go Now And Live’, the aim of the tour is to promote the release. Not that much promotion is needed, for it’s already flying off the shelves. Having fine tuned their sound, this is a more mature WATO, but they still have one hell of a stage presence.

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NEWS: Don Broco stream their track ‘Do What We Do’ on Facebook!

Bedford’s Don Broco are currently streaming their track ‘Do What We Do’ on their official Facebook page, and are also kindly offering their Pluto Rise remix of the track for free download on their Musicglue page too.

The band are also heading out on tour supporting We Are The Ocean next week, with two headline shows beforehand. Here are the dates:
APRIL 25 – SWINDON, 12 Bar
APRIL 26 – NEWPORT, Meze Lounge
APRIL 27 – CARDIFF, Millenium Music Hall
APRIL 28 – LONDON, Electric Ballroom
APRIL 29 – MANCHESTER, Academy 2
APRIL 30 – GLASGOW, The Garage
MAY 01 – NEWCASTLE, Academy 2

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