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UK Round-Up 12/03/2011
UK Round-Up 12/03/2011
03/11/11 at 12:14 PM by Andy Biddulph
Festival News
Architects
and The Dillinger Escape Plan will headline the Saturday of this year's Hevy Festival. The other bands included in the first line-up announcement for the August festival are: Man Overboard, Bouncing Souls, We Are The Ocean, Zebrahead, Capdown, Ceremony, Polar Bear Club, Your Demise, Rise To Remain, Touche Amore, La Dispute, November Coming Fire, Awaken Demons, Lemuria, Brutality Will Prevail, Spycatcher, Death Is Not Glamorous, Rot In Hell, Polar, Cheap Girls, Heart In Hand, Hang The Bastard and Hildamay.

The full line-up for Ireland's Oxegen Festival has been announced, and features: Foo Fighters, Coldplay, Arctic Monkeys, The Strokes, The National, Brandon Flowers, Plan B, My Chemical Romance, Beady Eye, Pendulum, Chase And Status, Weezer, Two Door Cinema Club, Bright Eyes, Leftfield, Friendly Fires, Primal Scream, Jimmy Eat World, House Of Pain, The Vaccines, All Time Low, Mona, The Minutes and Madisun.

The first Ghostfest 2011 line-up announcement can be found here. So far, Suicide Silence, Your Demise, Deez Nuts, Annotations Of An Autopsy, Heights, Ingested, Last Witness, Against The Flood and Polar have all been confirmed for the event, which will take place on the 25th and 26th of June at Leeds University.

Dance Gavin Dance, A Loss For Words and This Time Next Year have been added to this year's Slam Dunk Festival.

Skunk Anansie have been added to the line-up for the Download Festival.

News
Anti-Vigilante's Oli Smith has passed away. A statement from Oli's wife has been posted here.

The Art Of Reason have called it a day. The band have explained the split in this statement on their MySpace page.

Chickenhawk are now called Hawk Eyes. An explanation from the band can be seen here and the band's first release as Hawk Eyes can be pre-ordered here.

Funeral For A Friend's new album can now be streamed on their Facebook page. Welcome Home Armageddon will be released on Monday.

Blitz Kids' video for new single "Hold Fast" can be seen here.

The Xcerts' new EP can be streamed in full on the band's BandCamp page. Stairs To Noise features a cover of Elliot Smith's "Say Yes" and was released on Monday.

Jimmy Eat World have announced that they are to play both Clarity and Bleed American in full at three UK shows in June. Dates can be found below.

The title track from Twin Atlantic's forthcoming album Free can be heard here at 46 minutes.

We Are The Ocean's new single "The Waiting Room" was Zane Lowe's 'hottest record in the world' on Monday. The track can be heard here.

Rise Against are to stream their show at London's Electric Ballroom on the 16th of March (Wednesday). Their set will be shown live on their website at around 9:10pm UK time.

Random Hand's video for "Bones" can be seen here.

Next Stop Atlanta's new video for "fourteennineeightyseven" has been posted on Punktastic.

Details of how to hear The Vaccines' full set from their show at KCLSU in London at the end of January are available here.

The Blackout have posted a 'making of' video from the filming of the video for new single "Higher and Higher". The clip can be seen here.

A video of Frank Turner playing new song "If I Ever Stray" in session can be seen here.

Deaf Havana have posted two 'Making of' videos from the recording of their second album. The two clips can be seen here and here.

An acoustic video of Pegasus Bridge playing "Like Dogs" can be seen here.

The King Blues have revealed the tracklisting for their forthcoming album Punk & Poetry.

Physical copies of Templeton Pek's new album Scratches & Scars can be purchased from these links.

Kid Keep Dancing's video for "Cat Burglar" can be seen here.

A video of LostAlone playing an unplugged version of new song "Paradox On Earth" can be seen here.

Tours
Jimmy Eat World
June
21st Cardiff University
22nd London HMV Forum (SOLD OUT)
23rd London HMV Forum (Additional date)

Taking Back Sunday
May
9th Norwich UEA
10th Birmingham O2 Academy
12th Southampton Guildhall
13th Manchester Academy
14th Nottingham Rock City
16th Glasgow Barrowlands
17th Liverpool O2 Academy
18th Bath Pavillion
20th London Roundhouse

Attack! Attack! (UK)
September
14th Colchester Twist
15th London Islington Academy
16th Manchester Academy 3
17th Newcastle Academy 2
18th Cardiff Academy 2
20th Birmingham Academy 3

Death Cab For Cutie
July
1st Kent Hop Farm Festival
2nd Milton Keynes Bowl w/ Foo Fighters (SOLD OUT)
4th Manchester Academy
5th Nottingham Rock City
7th London Brixton Academy

A Skylit Drive (SUPPORT: I Set My Friends On Fire, Woe, Is Me & Sleeping With Sirens)
September
25th Glasgow G2
26th Newcastle Academy 2
27th Leeds Cockpit
28th Manchester Club Academy
29th London Electric Ballroom
30th Birmingham Academy 2
October
1st Brighton Concorde 2
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