Posts Tagged ‘Shields’

NEWS: Shields announce debut album, ‘Life In Exile’!

There’s no hardship tougher for anyone than unexpectedly losing a loved one. Tragically, that’s what recently happened with British metalcore outfit Shields, whose guitarist George Christie passed away a few weeks ago. Yet, admirably the band are pressing on with strong will.

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NEWS: Oceans Ate Alaska detail headline UK tour for June 2018!

Birmingham based technical metalcore outfit Oceans Ate Alaska have just announced that they’ll be hitting the UK once again this summer around festival season for a headline run, continuing to support their sophomore full-length ‘Hikari’ which dropped back in July of last year.

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NEWS: Shields guitarist George Christie has passed away!

It has been confirmed today that George Christie, guitarist for London based melodic metalcore outfit Shields, has tragically passed away.

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VIDEO: Shields – It’s Killing Me

Fresh from signing up with Long Branch Records, rising London based melodic metalcore outfit Shields – who we tipped as a band to watch this year (read here) – have just debuted a brand new track and video, ‘It’s Killing Me’.

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NEWS: InMe, MC Lars, and more named for Teddy Rocks Festival 2018!

Festival announcements have been popping up left, right, and centre lately, and if your head isn’t in a whirl from all the excitement just yet then Dorset’s Teddy Rocks Festival certainly aren’t to be outdone with last year’s line-up boasting acts like Twin AtlanticCreeper, and Fort Hope.

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NEWS: Shields sign with Long Branch Records!

We’ve tipped them as a band to watch this year, and already London metalcore unit Shields are starting to make things happen in 2018. The band have just confirmed that they have signed a deal with independent label, Long Branch Records.

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“Where are all of the future festival headliners?”, everyone always asks. Well, we’ve highlighted a range of new bands in rock, punk, metal, hardcore, indie, and more for a definitive list of who to keep your eye on in 2018. With hundreds of shows and festivals planned around record releases, this year is already looking hot for new talent, and, although it’ll take a lot to rival the heights that 2017 got to, we here at DEAD PRESS! are confident 2018 has the potential.

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NEWS: First support acts named for Holloween all-dayer!

DIY metalcore newbies Our Hollow, Our Home are curating and headlining their own all-dayer in October, aptly titled Holloween, which will be held at their own hometown of Southampton, and, subject to its success and popularity will become an annual event that they host.

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NEWS: 19 more bands & day splits confirmed for Deadbolt Festival 2017!

Despite a year out of the game in 2016 to re-cooperate, Deadbolt Festival clearly want to come back in a big way for 2017, and have announced a further 19 bands to join the ever-expanding bill of the two-day event, which kicks off at the end of next month.

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UK Tech-Fest 2016: Bands Not To Miss

The UK’s premier Tech-Metal festival is back for it’s 5th edition in July, and not only is Tech-Fest growing in size, it’s line-up, atmosphere and full on festival experience is unviralled in the technical music scene. Animals As Leaders, Protest The Hero and Between The Buried & Me top the bill in Newark this year but there’s so much more hiding during the 4 day festival.

We’ve highlighted just a few of the artists playing that you should keep an eye out for, and even grabbed them for a chat about the festival and which of the bands they’ll be checking out themselves.

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