Friday 28 June 2013

BLITZ KIDS // New Video "Run For Cover"

Blitz Kids have had a busy 2013 so far. Not only have they been out in Austin playing SXSW Festival, played Slam Dunk and Download Festival but also toured the UK with Lower Than Atlantis, and Ireland with Young Guns. And the UK four piece can now reveal the brand new video for their single, "Run For Cover" due for release August 5th. 

Click below to watch the new video and find out where you can catch the guys live over the next few months...

Count To Four // Announ​ce US Headline Tour & New Lyric Video

Philly pop-punkers Count To Four have announced their headline "Aint No Country Wide Enough" US national tour, kicking off on July 5th. 
And if a headline tour wasn't enough, well the four-piece have also released a new lyric video for "Bottles And Books" 

To find out where you can catch the guys on tour and to watch the video click below...

Wednesday 26 June 2013

Heaven's Basement // Tour Preview & TICKET GIVEAWAY

Heaven's Basement will be embarking on a UK headline tour this summer, alongside performances at Nass Festival and Reading and Leeds Festivals. 
Following the success of the band's recent single "I Am Electric" they will also be releasing "Fire, Fire" from "Filthy Empire", in celebration of their Download appearance.
To find out where you can catch the four-piece and how you can win a pair of tickets for a show click below...

Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! // UK Tour Announcement

The last time we caught up with Parisian five-piece Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! they were storming Slam Dunk Festival, playing to packed out rooms. We caught up with them at Slam Dunk Leeds where they told us how much they were dying to get over here on a headline tour. 
And, it is with great pleasure that we can announce the quintet are going to be back on UK soil in September for a string of headline dates. For all the tour details and to read the interview with the guys click below...

Tuesday 25 June 2013

Bam Margera’s "F***face Unstoppable" 2013 Tour // UK & Europe Preview

With only two weeks to go until Bam Margera's "F***face Unstoppable" tour hits Europe and UK now is the time to get your tickets. To find out more about the show and how you can get your hands on tickets for what will be one of the most anticipated tours of the summer click below..

Monday 24 June 2013

Your Demise // Farewell Tour Dates

Your Demise have revealed the dates for their farewell shows in Europe and UK, which will take place in October 2013 and March 2014 respectively. The band's

last ever performance will take place at London's renowned Camden Underworld on Friday 14th March.
To find out where you can catch the tour and how you can get tickets click below...

The Devil Wears Prad​a // UK Tour Announcement ​

One of the most potent and powerful bands in modern American metal, The Devil Wears Prada, head back to the UK in October this year.  The band kick off this highly anticipated tour in Portsmouth on October 1st, and finish up in Sheffield on Oct 15th.  Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. on Tuesday 27th June 2013. As well as a UK tour they have announced that their much anticipated new album is set to be released September 16th.

For all the tour and album details click below and be sure to catch their headline slot at GhostFest this weekend on June 30th...

Thursday 20 June 2013

The JCQ // Interview

The JCQ have been working hard getting album number two ready. Having checked out their live show earlier in the year at Hit The Deck we couldn't wait to hear what new offerings they had in store for us. "Mechanical Youth" was released earlier this week and the guys took time out ahead of the release to speak to us about recording in Sweden, playing shows and setting amps on fire with their riffs...

Monday 17 June 2013

Bullet For My Valentine // “Rule Britannia” UK Arena Tour announced for December

Bullet For My Valentine have announced details of their largest ever UK tour to date. The Welsh rock band, who released their fourth album "Temper Temper" in March, played a series of sold out UK shows in spring and have since played sold out tours in America and across Europe. 
Having just appeared as second headliners on the Main Stage at this year’s Download festival, the band will play arena shows in December, as part of their “Rule Britannia” UK tour. For full tour dates and ticket details click below...

Party in the Park Preview // with 96.3 Radio Aire and Leeds City Council, ACT ANNOUNCEMENT

It's that time of year again when 96.3 Radio Aire and Leeds City Council throw Leeds a huge Party in the Park and with an already impressive line-up this year's is set to be bigger and better than ever. Taking place on Sunday 28th July acts already announced include Blue, Olly Murs and Stooshe. 
To find out the new act announced and how you can get your hands on tickets click below...

Sunday 16 June 2013

The Ambient Light // Deluxe Edition of Nostalgia Trip & Brand New Video

California based Instrumental Post-Rockers The Ambient Light have announced that they will be releasing a Deluxe Edition of their debut full length, "Nostalgia Trip", on June 20th. The reissue will feature a number of new tracks as well as remixes of existing material.

Recently the quartet unveiled a video for the song "Twenty-Two". To watch the new video and to find out about the album click below...

Wednesday 12 June 2013

COASTS // Live Review- Magnet, Berlin

Bristol five-piece Coasts have just wrapped up on a UK headline tour and are now taking Europe by storm on their first time over there. Hey, they even brought their own palm tree with them. They definitely mean business.

We headed down to the Magnet Club in Berlin to check out their live set at the infamous Indie Kollectiv night, and the guys chatted to us beforehand about touring, recording, oh and their love of football stadiums

Tuesday 11 June 2013

Union J // Announce Winter Headline Tour

Hot on the heels of the success of their debut single ‘Carry You’, X Factor boyband sensations Union J have announced their first ever UK headline tour. 

The band will visit towns and cities across the country and will give fans the opportunity to hear brand new material from the boys. 
To find out where you can catch the four-piece and how you can get your hands on tickets click below...

Monday 10 June 2013

Angry Bears // S​tudio Diary in Prepa​ration for their For​thcoming EP Release​

We first mentioned Connecticut pop-punkers Angry Bears in our Future Talent section HERE and it has been a busy few months for the three-piece. They have just finished recording their forthcoming EP. The trio returned to the studio in February to record the follow up to 2012's raw and energetic Stay Gold. Man Overboard front man Nik Bruzzese is producing the EP, which was recorded at Bruzzese's Small Hill Studio in New Jersey. 

To find more about the EP and to watch the studio video diary click below...

Wednesday 5 June 2013

Party in the Park Preview // with 96.3 Radio Aire and Leeds City Council, 3 ACTS ANNOUNCED

Taking place on Sunday 28th July Party in the Park with 96.3 Radio Aire and Leeds City Council is back again and Temple Newsham is set to play host to the best line-up yet. We revealed the first acts to you at the end of May (Blue, Stooshe and A*M*E) and now more acts have been announced.
To find out who else you can watch on the day and to find out how you can get your hands on tickets click below... 

District 3 // Live Review, Sheffield O2 Academy

District 3 are best known for appearing on 2012’s Xfactor and making it to week six in the live shows. They are proud of their XFactor past, however the three-piece are keen to carve a name for themselves in the industry in their own right. So when we were invited down to see them we knew we couldn’t say no, intrigued as to what their first ever headline tour had to offer. 

We went along to check out the opening night at Sheffield’s O2 Academy.
Stay tuned to Est.1987 as we also bring you a video interview with the guys themselves as they chat to us about their original songs, ditching the dance routines, oh and the pigeon and moped incident.

The Summer Set // Live Review, Manchester Deaf Institute

We recently caught up with The Summer Set on their headline UK tour. To read our interview with front-man Brian Dales CLICK HERE

And want to know what happened when The Summer Set took to the stage in Manchester? Click below...

The Summer Set // Interview with Brian Dales

 The Summer Set is nearly at the end of their UK tour and what a success it’s been. Not only have they been up and down the country but most shows have sold out and they also found time to open the mainstage at Slam Dunk Festival 2013.

Est.1987 headed to the final tour date in Manchester and caught up with front-man Brian Dales to chat about touring, feeling like a brand new band and being a compulsive over-packer…

Tuesday 4 June 2013

Lawson // "Everywhere We Go" Tour Announcement

Well over a year ago we introduced you to Lawson (HERE) and it is fair to say that it's been a busy year. Sell out tours, hit singles and festival appearances later they are storming the UK music scene. 
They have just announced the Everywhere We Go Tour beginning in  September and take in fourteen shows across the UK including London’s Roundhouse on October 12th. This will be the four-pieces fifth headline tour and their biggest to date. To find out where you can catch them and how you can get tickets click below...

Monday 3 June 2013

City and Colour // Album Review "The Hurry And The Harm"

“The Hurry And The Harm” is the fourth album from City And Colour, and no doubt the much anticpated follow up to 2011’s “Little Hell”. The ex-Alexisonfire vocalist is reunited once again with his acoustic guitar and back doing what he does best. “The Hurry And The Harm” is an enchanting journey that Dallas Green wants you to join him on...