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Upload Festival 2016
Before I start my review I would like to say that the UK needs more festivals like this one. It is rare that you will see such a great line up on a festival bill, especially one that has some of the best unsigned / DIY bands in the UK, so with anticipated excitement I took the long drive down to Wakefield for the first ever Upload Festival at Warehouse23.
We Chat To Heyrocco!
Heyrocco are a trio of cool cats from South Carolina, who deliver the sweetest blend of grunge you’ve heard in a long time. Their slacker meets garage rock style is perked up by infectious pop choruses and quirky lyrics that often are sing-along infused anthems. On the flipside, Heyrocco also have the ability to write […]
2000 Trees final line-up announcement
2000 Trees festival are celebrating their tenth birthday in style! The already incredible line-up has now been completed with the announcement of the final three bands and the acoustic stage.
Busted @ Genting Arena, Birmingham
Helen Messenger attended the almighty comeback tour of the nation’s sweethearts Busted. The mesmerizing show took place at the Genting Arena in Birmingham. Check out the full gallery here…
The Holiday announce debut EP
Eastbourne pop-rockers The Holiday have been working hard since their Summer 2015 formation and have announced that debut EP The Good Life is set for release on July 29.
Under the Spotlight – Highlives
They say their main inspirations and idols are, The Wonder Years, Seaway, The Story So Far, Neck Deep and A Day to Remember. – Good selection of bands, eh? So if you like any of those it’s well worth giving Highlives a listen!
Andy Black @ Tramshed, Cardiff
Cardiff’s newest live music venue was the destination for the Welsh leg of Andy Black’s Homecoming Tour and quite shockingly, the sun was out! Andy released debut solo album The Shadow Side on the 6th May, a very different direction from his Black Veil Brides day job but a great release!
Introducing South African born quartet SET FOR THE SKY
Think Asking Alexandria meets Black Veil Brides, coated with some Set It Off style hooks/ choruses and that’s Cape Town’s exciting anthemic rock quartet Set For The Sky.
Swn Festival announces first acts for birthday celebration
South Wales’ premier music festival Swn Festival is celebrating it’s tenth anniversary in 2016! The three-day festival of music and arts runs from October 21-23 across several venues in the capital and features a whole host of Welsh talent as well as up and coming names from across the UK.
Track Of The Day: Vukovi – Animal
The dance-infused track is a catchy venture which makes sure you cannot help but move your body along to it. We have chosen this as our Track of the Day because it serves as the perfect antidote to cure the midweek blues!
Andy Black – The Shadow Side
The release is a very open and honest lyrical affair, full of love songs and really gives an insight into the world of Andy Biersack. While this is different to his day job, there is no denying that it will attract the legion of BVB fans and will transfer easily into mainstream.
Kerrang Awards nominations announced
At a laid-back pre-party featuring performances from Muncie Girls, Heck and Creeper, Kerrang! announced the nominations for this years Kerrang! Awards via a live seance. The awards ceremony will take place at London’s Troxy on June 9 and for the first year, will feature live music from Asking Alexandra and more to be announced.
More Bands Added to 2000 Trees Festival
2000trees Festival has announce its 4th full wave of bands for the huge 2016 event, happening over weekend of 7/8/9 July.
Coast to Coast – Dwell
Taking inspiration from bands such as You Me at Six, combining heartfelt lyrics with soaring vocals and raging guitars in the background providing a contrast which works beautifully, Dwell is the new EP from Coast to Coast.
A History of Slam Dunk Festival
2016 marks the tenth year of Slam Dunk Festival. The festival has quickly become the UK’s premier touring festival, almost being likened as the younger British cousin of America’s massive Vans Warped Tour. To celebrate and to get you more excited for this year’s May bank holiday shenanigans, we take a look back at the festival from its inauguration in 2006 right up to what you can expect from 2016.