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UK Music Round-Up (05/08/2011)

Posted by: Andy Biddulph (05/08/11)
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04:53 AM on 05/08/11
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UK Music Round-UpFestival News
The line-up for Reading and Leeds Festival's Lock Up Stage has been announced. The stage, which will feature on two of the three days, will be headlined by The Might Mighty Bosstones and Descendents. Joining the headliners are: The King Blues, The Bronx, Title Fight, Flogging Molly, Capdown, Comeback Kid, Hot Water Music, Sharks, Your Demise, Leftover Crack, Boysetsfire, Street Dogs, Teenage Bottlerocket, Face To Face, Bedouin Soundclash, Off!, The Black Pacific, The Menzingers, Spy Catcher and Mouthwash.

This year's Sonisphere Festival line-up has been completed. The final acts announced were: Sonic Boom Six, The Defiled, Don Broco, Decade, While She Sleeps, Black Spiders, Anberlin, Black Breath, Cerebal Ballzy, Cherri Bomb, Exit Ten, Flats, Hammer Of The Gods, Innerpartysystem, Mojo Fury, Panic Cell, Revoker, Rival Sons, Slam Cartel, Sons Of Icarus, The Safety Fire, Turbowolf and Young Legionnaire.

A load of new bands have been added to August's Hevy Festival in Kent. Announced this week were: Me Vs Hero, Trash Talk, Off!, Title Fight, The Xcerts, While She Sleeps, More Than Life and Arcane Roots.

The line-up for the acoustic Jagermeister Stage at this year's Download Festival has been announced. Performing across the three days will be: Bowling For Soup, SKIN, Slaves To Gravity, Heaven's Basement, Hyro Da Hero, Royal Republic, Million $ Reload, The Morning After, Dan Reed, Maiden United and Red, White & Blues.

The line-up for Gloucester's Underground Festival has been announced. The event will take place at the Gloucester Guild Hall from the 24th-25th of September and feature: Morning Parade, Francesqa, Blitz Kids, Fixers, Young Legionnaire, Ramona, Holy State, Lonsdale Boys Club, The Computers, Polarsets, Stagecoach, The Suzukis, Delta/Alaska, Trophy Wife, Entrepreneurs and Nicholas Stevenson.

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, Ash, Young Legionnaire, The Futureheads, The Duke Spirit, Frankie And The Heartstrings, Los Campensinos!, The Chapman Family and Dananananaykroyd have all been added to the Tramlines Festival in Sheffield. The event, which takes place from the 22nd to the 24th of July around Sheffield, is free. More details can be found here.

The northern date of the Slam Dunk Festival in Leeds has now sold out. More bands have been announced for the Leeds and Hatfield dates. The festival will now include: Attack! Attack! (UK), Feed The Rhino, Shadows Chasing Ghosts, Babar Luck, Akira The Don and a DJ/MC set from Faceplant. The line-up has also been broken down into stages. This can be seen here.

The line-up for Cellar Fest at Doncaster's Priory has been announced. Headliners Martyr Defiled and While She Sleeps will be joined by: Desolated, Silent Screams, Tides Of Virtue, Never Cry Wolf, One Step Down, Surfaces, Odessa, Demoraliser, With One Last Breath, For Love And Hate, Minerva, Elbow Deep, Crooks, Mirrors, Cardinals, Under Godless Skies, Azure World and The King and Eye across the 23rd and 24th of July.

July's 2000 Trees Festival has now sold out.

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Ticket distributors Livenation and Festival Republic have agreed to begin sending out tickets as soon as they can in an attempt to prevent ticket fraud. More details can be found here.

A new Save Your Breath song, entitled "Nothing Worth Having Comes Easy", can be heard here.

Click here to see video of Frank Turner covering Blink 182's "Dammit" with Transit at Bamboozle.

The Xcerts
' cover of Death Cab For Cutie's "Photobooth" is up for free download here.

A video documentary of We Are The Ocean's London Electric Ballroom show last month can be seen here.

Head here to see a video of Twin Atlantic's Sam McTrusty playing "Free" at an instore show.

Francesqa have released a demo from their forthcoming debut album. "October" can be heard here.

A video from Hawk Eyes for "Yes, Have Some..." can be seen here.

The James Cleaver Quintet are giving away their song "Eyes For Ears" here in exchange for a tweet of Facebook post.

A new demo from Maycomb, entitled "Sinking Song", can be heard here.

Me Vs Hero's tour diary from the first part of their UK tour with Skindred and Chiodos can be seen here.

Your Demise played a session for Daniel P. Carter's Radio 1 Rock Show this week, including a cover of Deftones' "Headup". UK listeners can listen again to the show here.

Taking Back Sunday have rescheduled their UK tour, which was due to begin next week. The new date for their Nottingham show can be seen below alongside the original London date. All other shows have been rescheduled for August, dates are set to be announced shortly. All tickets for the original tour remain valid for the rearranged shows.

A variety of footage shot at Live At Leeds including Dinosaur Pile-Up and Pulled Apart By Horses can be seen here.

Highrise have posted their video for single "Growing Up To Grow Apart" on YouTube.

Rock Sound's 'day in the life' video with Architects from the Manchester date of their tour supporting Bring Me The Horizon can be seen here.

Banquet Records are selling the new Fireworks, The Wonder Years and The Swellers albums in a £20 bundle here.

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Tours
The Get Up Kids

October
4th Leeds Cockpit
5th London Koko

Save Your Breath

June
19th Manchester Retro Bar
20th Newcastle Trillians
21st London Purple Turtle
22nd Reading Face Bar
23rd Birmingham Flapper
24th Bournemouth iBar (FREE SHOW)
25th Scunthorpe Brumby

Gallows
June
27th Manchester Moho Live
28th Leeds Well
29th Bristol Fleece

Queens Of The Stone Age
June
28th Bournemouth O2 Academy

Taking Back Sunday (SUPPORT: The Xcerts)
May
19th Nottingham Rock City
20th London Roundhouse

Slash
July
20th Birmingham O2 Academy
21st Manchester O2 Apollo
24th Stoke Victoria Hall
25th Leeds O2 Academy

Attack! Attack! (UK) (SUPPORT: Failsafe)
September
14th Colchester Twist
15th London O2 Islington Academy
16th Manchester Academy 3
17th Newcastle O2 Academy 2
18th Cardiff Uni Students Union
20th Birmingham O2 Academy 3

Futures (SUPPORT: Pegasus Bridge - All dates & Lower Than Atlantis - June dates only)
May
28th Dublin Academy 2
29th Belfast Speakeasy
June
1st Bristol Academy 2
2nd Oxford Academy 2
3rd Cambridge Haymakers
4th Brighton Audio
5th Birmingham Academy 3
6th Manchester Academy 3
7th Newcastle Academy 2
8th Glasgow O2 ABC2
9th Liverpool Masque
11th Bournemouth iBar
12th Exeter Cavern
13th Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
14th Nottingham Rock City
15th London Relentless Garage
16th London Relentless Garage

The King Blues
August
26th Southend Chinnery's

Braids
May
12th London Heaven (with The Antlers)
13th Manchester Club Academy (with The Antlers)
14th Brighton Great Escape
21st Liverpool Sound City
22nd Glasgow Captain's Rest
23rd Leeds Cockpit
24th London Lexington
26th Cambridge Haymakers
27th Oxford Jericho
28th Bristol Dot To Dot Festival
29th Nottingham Dot To Dot Festival
30th Manchester Dot To Dot Festival

Owl City
September
5th Dublin Academy
7th Glasgow O2 Academy
8th Manchester Academy
9th London O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire
12th Leeds O2 Academy
13th Birmingham HMV Institute
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Contributor: Andy Biddulph
06:16 AM on 05/08/11
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New Francesqa song is great. Can't wait to hear the album. Suprised there hasnt been more of a buzz about them on here, they're getting reasonably big at the moment.
07:11 AM on 05/08/11
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The Banquet Record deal is good one, three great albums for £20.

Does anyone know if you can get any more tickets for TBS's shows?
10:04 AM on 05/08/11
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new SYB is good.
11:03 AM on 05/08/11
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Holy shit that acoustic performance of Free is awesome. Love the album, another very very good early 2011 release.
06:03 AM on 05/09/11
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New Franqesca is brilliant
06:30 AM on 05/09/11
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Oh snap, the Descendents are playing Reading now too? I picked a hell of a year to go.
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