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2000trees announces first wave of acts for 2019

One of our favourite festivals; 2000trees (we still haven’t counted if there are 2000 trees, each time we lose count!), has revealed a load of awesome acts for it’s first line-up announcement of 2019! The festival is set to run between July 11-13 at Upcote Farm in Cheltenham. The first headliner announced are Brit rockers You […]

Teddy Rocks 2019 announces acts!

The UK’s favourite alternative charity festival Teddy Rocks is back for 2019 with a whole raft of awesome artists! The festival aims to raise money for the charity Teddy20, with the cause of helping children fighting cancer and their families. So far, the festival has raised over £250,000 and with this next line-up we can […]

Download Festival reveals more 2019 acts!

Following on from the announcement of the 2019 headliners, Download Festival have revealed the next wave of bands to perform at the festival! Slayer will be using the festival for their final UK show as they bring an end to their 37 year career! After 30 years, The Smashing Pumpkins will be making their Download festival […]

New Slam Dunk 2019 line-up announcement

Slam Dunk Festival has revealed more acts for it’s 2019 run! The latest to be announced include Welsh metallers Bullet For My Valentine who are set to headline one of the stages! Joining the quartet in the Slam Dunk debutante category are revered post-hardcore act Glassjaw! Punk favourites Simple Plan and The Menzingers will be bringing the sing-a-long party […]

Download 2019 first line-up announcement

Download festival has announced the first in their series of line-up announcements for 2019! The announcement reveals the headliners; Def Leppard, Slipknot and Tool! Def Leppard will be performing Hysteria in it’s entirety alongside many of their greatest hits in what is their only UK appearance of 2019! Joe Elliott says; “We are delighted to be going back to […]

Slam Dunk Festival announces first acts for 2019!

After a hugely successful 2018 festival, Slam Dunk has revealed the first of it’s artists for 2019 and also some major changes! Sadly for Midlands attendees, the date will not be featuring in the 2019 plans, with only Hatfield and Leeds taking place. The Leeds site has also been moved to the larger Temple Newsam […]

The XCERTS on Late One Night and more at Reading Festival 2018

In true festival style, the rain clouds are looming over Reading Festival but that didn’t stop us having a bit of fun with Scottish sweethearts The XCERTS! We spoke to Murray, Jordan and Tom about Reading, Late One Night and striving to get that mansion… How did your set go? Murray (guitar/vocals): It was brilliant. […]

Things get interesting with SWMRS at Reading Festival

We caught up with brothers Max (lead guitar, vocals) and Cole Becker (vocals, rhythm guitar) of US rock band SWMRS following their 2018 Reading Festival set to talk returning to the festival, new music and how to be good Blink-182 fans when aliens get involved… How was your Reading set? Max: We played at 1:30. […]

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