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NEWS: Steel Panther and 40+ more bands join Download Festival 2017!

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Donington’s Download Festival is known for being the premium rock and metal festival for the UK, and they’re certainly on track of maintaining that reputation for 2017. The organisers have just confirmed over 40 more bands to join the bill.

The latest names to join the festival bill include A Day To Remember, Steel Panther, Northlane, The King Blues, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Casey, Moose Blood, and more.

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NEWS: Hacktivist part ways with co-vocalist, Ben Marvin!

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Having just completed a full headline tour of the UK last month, British genre blenders Hacktivist have just announced that they will be parting ways with their vocalist, Ben Marvin. In a statement shared by the band, Marvin will be stepping down to focus on “family commitments and a desire to spend more time at home.”

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NEWS: First wave of bands confirmed for UK Tech-Fest 2017!

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Keeping their annual tradition of showcasing some of the world’s best technical metal acts in check, the organisers of UK Tech-Fest have confirmed it’ll return once again next year, with the likes of The Black Dahlia Murder, Obscura, The Arusha Accord, and more confirmed on the bill.

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NEWS: Hacktivist detail headline UK tour for December 2016!

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To close off a rather busy 2016, British djent genre mash-up masters Hacktivist have announced that they’ll be heading out on a headline tour across the UK in December. Support throughout will come from Zoax and Bad Sign.

You can find all dates of the tour listed below:

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VIDEO: Hacktivist – No Way Back

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Having just wrapped up a busy summer stacked with festival appearances, the last being sets at Reading/Leeds Festival over the August bank holiday weekend, Hacktivist have now unveiled a video to accompany their latest choice of single, ‘No Way Back’.

You can stream and watch the video for ‘No Way Back’ via the embedded player below:

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LIVE: Slam Dunk Festival @ NEC, Birmingham (29/05/2016)

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Date: May 29th, 2015
Venue: NEC, Birmingham
Website: www.slamdunkmusic.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/slamdunkltd
Twitter: www.twitter.com/slamdunkmusic

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It’s happened, Slam Dunk Festival has officially turned 10 years old. Back when it started out in 2006, it was composed of seven bands on one stage, headlined by Fall Out Boy. Yet, here we are today, with a festival that is hosted at three separate locations across the UK, including a new home in Birmingham – the biggest site of them all – with eight stages hosting at least seven bands each. It’s truly exploded into one of the biggest alternative festivals the country has to offer, and with Panic! At The Disco picked to headline their biggest milestone yet, it seems this is still early days in the grand scheme of it all.

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VIDEO: Hacktivist – Hate

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Grime/metal sensations Hacktivist are streaming their new music video for ‘Hate’.

The track features on their debut full length ‘Outside The Box’, out now via UNFD/Rise Records, and you can give the video a watch via the embedded player below:

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NEWS: 70+ more acts confirmed for Reading & Leeds Festival 2016!

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Pop-punk heroes Good Charlotte are set to return from their five year hiatus, with a new album in works and a clip of brand new single, 'Makeshift Love', appearing online.

The day when this year’s Reading & Leeds Festival weekend is upon us is drawing ever closer, and to whet our appetites even more, the organisers have confirmed over 70 more bands and artists joining the bill.

Fresh additions to the line-up include Good Charlotte, Pulled Apart By Horses, Tonight Alive, Hacktivist, Mastodon, ROAM, Beach Slang, and many more.

You can find all of the newly announced names, along with the current stage splits, below:

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ALBUM: Hacktivist – Outside The Box

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Release Date: March 4th 2016
Label: UNFD
Website: www.hacktivist.uk.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/hacktivistband
Twitter: www.twitter.com/hacktivistuk

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Always bound to split opinion somewhat within the self absorbed circles of heavy music, it is a rather joyful thing that the tech-metal grime (or any other ridiculous epithet they are bound to be saddled with) styling of Hacktivist have been, for the most part, warming embraced by our world. Devastating festival stages and touring circuits throughout Europe whist teasing with a series of singles casually tossed our way, it may have taken the Milton Keynes quintet a perplexing amount of time to deliver their debut LP, yet the state of the art hybrid foray that is ‘Outside The Box’ is a delight worth waiting for:

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AUDIO: Hacktivist – Outside The Box (Album Stream)

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Tech-metal/grime hybrids Hacktivist have unveiled a full stream of their long awaited debut LP ‘Outside The Box’, which drops March 4th via UNFD/Rise Records. You can check it out in its entirety below:

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