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    Good Charlotte, PVRIS, and LOADS more announced for Slam Dunk Festival 2018

    The UK’s favourite underdog festival has announced its second wave of artists for the 2018 season. Slam Dunk Festival unleashed an impressive nine new acts live on Radio 1’s Rock Show on Sunday, December 10. Good Charlotte, PVRIS, Creeper, Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes, Thursday, Every Time I Die, Knuckle Puck, Real Friends and Crown […]

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    Slam Dunk Festival announce HUGE changes ahead of 2018 season

    The UK’s biggest independent rock extravaganza Slam Dunk Festival has announced massive changes to its South site ahead of the 2018 festival season. Slam Dunk South will now take place at Hatfield Park, having outgrown its former home on the University of Hertfordshire campus. The venue is over double the size of its previous location […]

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    Reading and Leeds 2017: Here are our top three Sunday moments

    It’s the final day of Reading and Leeds Festival and it’s been a music lover’s dream so far. The sun, atmosphere, and legions of impressive bands have made for an inimitable weekend. But luckily for us, it’s far from over… Here are our top three acts from Leeds Festival’s final day: The Pretty Reckless Kicking […]

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    The Hunna announced for this year’s Dr Martens ‘Something For Something’ tour

    Watford squad The Hunna are the second act to be announced for this year’s Dr Martens Something For Something tour. The British rock newcomers will be dropping by Manchester on September 23rd to play a show in a still to be announced location. Dr Martens’ Something For Something tour is part of the company’s #WORNDIFFERENT campaign, which […]

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    Reading and Leeds 2017: Here are our top five Saturday moments

    It’s day two of Reading and Leeds festival and, somehow, the ground is still relatively dry.With our programmes in hand and a day of top notch music ahead of us, we slapped on suncream, pulled on our obligatory wellington boots and jumped in the car: Leeds festival, here we come. With our programmes in hand […]

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    Reading and Leeds 2017: Here are our top five Friday moments

    The sun is shining, and thousands of festival goers are kitted out in shorts, t-shirts, and the ever-present pair of wellies. This can only mean one thing—it’s time for Reading and Leeds 2017 to finally kick off. This year, we headed down to Leeds Festival to catch all the best names in rock, pop, and […]

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    Nine acts we can’t wait to see at Reading and Leeds Festival

    Ah, Reading and Leeds festival, the crème de la crème of UK festival culture. This year, the line-up is exceptional as ever, and thousands of wellie-clad music lovers have already made their way to the site for a (hopefully) mud-free weekend. We’ll be heading down to Leeds Festival this weekend, take a look at who […]

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    INTERVIEW: The Maine at Slam Dunk Festival 2017

    Arizona’s finest The Maine clocked an impressive decade together as a band earlier this year. Their punchy brand of alternative rock has seen them build a legion of fans worldwide, and release seven impressively diverse studio albums throughout their ten years. We caught up with the band at Slam Dunk North to chat all about Lovely, Little, […]

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    INTERVIEW: Counterfeit at Slam Dunk Festival 2017

    Punk-rock newcomers Counterfeit have been making waves internationally since the release of their debut album Together We Are Stronger earlier this year. We caught up with the band at Slam Dunk North to chat all about touring, festivals, and how their music has evolved since their early days as The Darling Buds. How was your show yesterday? Jamie […]

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    Reading & Leeds Festival has added even more names to its massive 2017 line-up

    Reading & Leeds Festival has announced even more names across music stages and confirmed which comedians will be joining the coveted Alternative Stage line-up this Bank Holiday weekend. Pop-punk’s finest Neck Deep are newcomers to the line-up alongside Fekky, Sigrid, The View, 67, Get Inuit, PINS, Lea Porcelain, Fizzy Blood, Baby In Vain, Otherkin, The LaFontaines, All Tvvin, K.I.D and Atlanta’s Father. The festival has […]

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    INTERVIEW: Tonight Alive at Slam Dunk Festival 2017

    It’s been a fair few years since Australian alt-rockers Tonight Alive graced Slam Dunk Festival. But this year, with two more albums under their belt, the band returned to the festival to take on the coveted Key Club Stage headline spot. We sat down with keyboardist Whakaio Taahi and rhythm guitarist Jake Hardy at Slam Dunk North to chat […]

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    INTERVIEW: Frank Iero at Slam Dunk Festival 2017

    My Chemical Romance alumni Frank Iero has been doing the rounds as Frank Iero and the Patience, formerly frnkiero andthe cellabration, since early 2014. The first album after their re-design, Parachutes, was released in October 2016 to critical acclaim worldwide. We caught up with Iero at Slam Dunk North to chat all about Parachutes, going solo, and the […]

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    INTERVIEW: With Confidence at Slam Dunk Festival 2017

    Australian quartet With Confidence have made quite the name for themselves over the past year or so. Since releasing their debut album Better Weather last June, they’ve unleashed their sentimental brand of pop-punk on worldwide tours and gathered a legion of fans in the process. We caught up with guitarist Inigo Del Carmen at Slam Dunk North […]

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    Here’s everything that went down at Slam Dunk Festival 2017

    There’s nothing quite like Slam Dunk Festival. This year we headed to Leeds to catch some of the best and biggest names in alternative music in the city where it all began.  Set against the backdrop of the Civic Hall and, if you’re lucky, clear blue skies, Slam Dunk has grown an incredible amount since its […]

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    EXCLUSIVE: The Maine talk Lovely, Little, Lonely and Slam Dunk Festival

    It’s been ten years since Arizona-born alt. rock band The Maine unleashed their debut EP The Way We Talk. They’ve since released six studio albums, toured worldwide, and built themselves a vast community of dedicated fans. Now on the verge of their debut appearance at Slam Dunk Festival, we caught up with bassist Garrett Nickelsen […]

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    Pukkelpop festival announces first names for 2017

    Pukkelpop festival has just announced some huge names for its 2017 line-up. Mumford & Sons, Bastille, Editors, The XX, Chance The Rapper, London Grammar and Flume are amongst the acts performing in Belgium this August. You can check out the full line-up so far below: The festival takes place 16th—19th August in Hasselt-Kiewit, Belgium. Tickets […]

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    REVIEW: Bry @ Leadmill, Sheffield 06/02/17

    Sheffield’s Leadmill is never overflowing and tonight doesn’t strain the trend. Bands of teenage girls dressed head-to-toe in Twenty One Pilots merchandise stand in loosely formed clusters, glancing hopefully at the stage for YouTuber-turned-singer-songwriter Bry. It’s the first night of his UK headliner and the smallest show on the bill. Bry walks onstage to a […]

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    Neck Deep, Set It Off, Memphis May Fire and more announced for Slam Dunk 2017

    Slam Dunk 2017 is shaping up to be a mammoth weekend with another eight acts confirmed to join headliners Enter Shikari in May. Neck Deep, Citizen, Turnover, Set It Off, Memphis May Fire, I Prevail, Ice Nine Kills and Oceans Ate Alaska are set to feature in the festival’s 2017 line-up. The eight will play […]