Thursday 29 November 2012

Reading & Leeds Festival 2013 // New Stages & First Line-up Announcement

It's that time of year again when the buzz starts building for next year's Reading & Leeds Festival. The festival returns on Friday 23rd August to Sunday 25th August at Richfield Avenue, Reading and Bramham Park. Leeds. With two brand new stages as well as the first set of acts being announced it is set to be the best year yet. 

Want to know all the latest line-up info and how you can get your hands on next years tickets at this years prices? Click below...

Wednesday 21 November 2012

Blood On The Dance Floor // Live Review, Manchester Academy 3

 It is safe to say that Blood On The Dance Floor is an intriguing band. Amidst all the hair and make-up and alter egos of Dahvie Vanity and Jayy Von Monroe they have an incredibly loyal, dedicated fan base and a small army of songs.

Est.1987 headed down to Manchester Academy 3 to see to see if they lived up to the hype that seems to follow the American duo around.

Tuesday 20 November 2012

It Boys! tour with Blood On The Dance Floor // Interview & Live Review

Here at Est.1987 we've been telling you about Hollywood's It Boys! for a good few months now after we first caught up with the boys on their first time in the UK back in May. Fast forward a few months and the five piece are back and on tour with Blood On The Dance Floor. As well as supporting them on tour the guys have also played their biggest show ever- The Vans Warped Tour London.
We headed down to Manchester to chat to them all about how much they love the UK, working with Breathe Caroline and All Time Low and how they will never dye their hair green!

Sunday 18 November 2012


The Story So Far has just headed back to America after a playing a select few headline UK dates, The Road To Warped Tour and playing at Warped itself at London's Alexandra Palace. However, they will be back in no time after just announcing a full UK and European headline tour. With a new album out in Spring 2013 the tour will not be one to miss.

To see all the tour dates, find out where you can your hands on tickets and to read an interview with the band click below...

Tyl​er Hilton // Live Benef​it for Hurricane San​dy, 25th November

Next Sunday- November 25th, Tyler will host a live concert on which he's dubbing his birthday party. However, in lieu of gifts, he's raising funds for his charity organization "TH Books For Kids", and all donations will go directly to benefiting schools and libraries affected by Hurricane Sandy.  
Tyler is also rewarding those fans who raise the most money for the cause: the top 4 donors will receive a personal shout-out from Tyler, signed Tyler Hilton merchandise, and a $25 gift card courtesy of Cold Stone Creamery so they can join in with his Birthday celebrations. 

Want to find out more and how you can be involved? Click below... 

Friday 9 November 2012

Vans Road To Warped Tour // Less Than Jake & New Found Glory Live Review & Photo Gallery

It’s been thirteen years since the infamous Vans Warped Tour graced UK shores, however it’s back and not doing things by halves. The main event may be tomorrow in London, but the ‘Warped tour bus’, so to speak, has been making its way around the country for the past week on “The Road To Warped Tour”.

Want to know what happened when Less Than Jake and New Found Glory took to the stage? Click below…

Thursday 8 November 2012

Vans Road To Warped Tour // The Story So Far Interview & Live Review

Being hailed as the saviour of modern day pop-punk The Story So Far has an impressive reputation that proceeds them.

As well as playing a handful of headline shows, the five-piece are over in the UK to play Vans Warped UK Tour after its long awaited return.

We sat down with bassist Kelen Capener before the show in Leeds on the "Road To Warped Tour" to chat about the forthcoming album, tour life and British food!

Wednesday 7 November 2012

Vans Warped Tour, UK // TAKING HAYLEY win the Ernie Ball Battle Of The Bands and are added to the line-up

Taking Hayley only formed in 2010 but you will have no doubt seen them popping up all over the place. The Birmingham four-piece have had a busy eighteen months, and to top it all off they have just won the prestigious Ernie Ball Battle of The Bands and are now playing the sold Vans Warped UK Tour this Saturday. 

We caught up with guitarist Levi Keeling back in July. Want to know what he had to say about the new album, the band's sound and indeed name, as well as find out all about Vans Warped UK Tour? Click below... 

Tuesday 6 November 2012

The Getaway Plan // UK Album Release

UK- the wait is over! The Getaway Plan has finally released their much acclaimed album "Requiem". The Australian four-piece are back and stronger than ever. We caught up with the band back in September when they were over here on tour with Pierce The Veil.

 Want to know more about the album and what the boys had to say about their comeback, handling the pressure and future plans? Click below...

Sunday 4 November 2012

Tyler Hilton // Headline UK Tour Interview & Live Review

The last time Est.1987 caught up with Tyler Hilton it was back in June and he was over here for the first time supporting Boyce Avenue. After falling in love with the UK, he is currently working his way through his first European headline tour and with most of the dates selling it he has definitely made an impression.

Est.1987 headed down to Manchester to chat with the main man himself and see what his headline show had to offer…