Birmingham, UK pop-rockers Taking Hayley have announced their headline #BLNT UK Tour for February 2013. Tickets are available now through the new Taking Hayley website. Head to replies for tour dates. Taking Hayley have also launched a Battle of The Bands competition, with the victorious band earning the right to support the four-piece for the duration of the #BLNT UK Tour. Any band wishing to take part can sign up here.
alt-J will be heading out on a tour of North America in the Spring, hit the replies to see the dates as well as a video of the band playing "Matilda" for The Bowery Presents. You can also hear a Betatraxx remix of "Fitzpleasure" here.
Revelation Records is finishing up its 25th anniversary by having a 3 day event with appearances by Gorilla Biscuits, Texas Is The Reason, Sense Field, Into Another and other legendary hardcore/punk groups that haven’t been on stage together in as long as 15 years. Titled Rev 25, the Chicago edition (which follows recent sold out editions in New York and Los Angeles) will be from Jan 4th-6th at the House Of Blues (329 N. Dearborn). Hit the replies for the full press release and lineups.