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UK Music Round-Up (03/27/11)

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04:30 AM on 03/27/11
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UK Music Round-UpReading & Leeds Festival
The line-up for August's Reading and Leeds festivals were announced this week. The festival will run from the 26th to the 28th of August. The line-up for both festivals is as follows:

Reading - Friday / Leeds - Saturday
Main Stage
My Chemical Romance
30 Seconds To Mars
The Offspring
Rise Against
Bring Me The Horizon
New Found Glory
The Blackout

NME / BBC Radio 1 Stage
Beady Eye
White Lies
Noah & The Whale
The Vaccines
Patrick Wolf
The Naked And Famous

Festival Republic Stage
The Horrors

Reading - Saturday / Leeds - Sunday
Main Stage
The Strokes
The National
Jimmy Eat World
Two Door Cinema Club
Seasick Steve
The Pigeon Detectives
The Joy Formidable

NME / BBC Radio 1 Stage
Jane's Addiction
Crystal Castles
Bombay Bicycle Club
Everything Everything
The Kills

Festival Republic Stage
The Midnight Beast

Reading - Sunday / Leeds -Friday
Main Stage
Friendly Fires
Enter Shikari
The View
Frank Turner
Taking Back Sunday
We Are The Ocean

NME / BBC Radio 1 Stage
The Streets
Death From Above 1979
Panic! At The Disco
Chapel Club
Cage The Elephant

Festival Republic Stage
Peter Doherty

Acts currently scheduled to appear on the Alternative Stage are: Mark Thomas, Russell Kane, Tim Minchin, Henry Rollins and Lee Nelson.


Festival News
The full line-up for Slam Dunk Birmingham has been leaked. Bands to play at Birmingham's HMV Institute on the 30th of May will be: Less Than Jake, The Starting Line, Goldfinger, Anti-Flag, We Are The Ocean, Set Your Goals, Hit The Lights, MC Lars, A Loss For Words, This Time Next Year, Failsafe, Templeton Pek, All Or Nothing, Kyoto Drive and Maycomb.

We Are The Ocean, Cancer Bats, Millencolin, Dot Rotten, NERO and Labrinth have all been added to the Relentless NASS Festival.

A clutch of new bands have been added to Ghostfest 2011 in Leeds. Added this week were: All Shall Perish, After The Burial, Bleed From Within, Evita, Martyr Defiled, Broken Teeth and Cross Breaker.


Twin Atlantic's video for new single "Free" can be seen here.

Rise To Remain have put their new single up for free download. "The Serpent" is being given away free of charge at the band's website.

Bring Me The Horizon's new video for "Blessed With A Curse" can now be seen here.

A Poetic Yesterday have posted another studio diary from the recording of their second album.

We Are The Ocean's video for "The Waiting Room" can be seen here. The band are also attending a signing at London's Banquet Records, details of which are available here.

Dinosaur Pile-Up's Sheffield Leadmill show on the 31st of March has been moved to The Bowery. It is also now a free show. More details are available here.

MiMi Soya's video for "I Told You So" can be found here.

Head here to see Don Broco's video blog from their February tour.

Save Your Breath's new album Vices can be pre-ordered here. The album will be released on the 1st of June.

Lower Than Atlantis will support Futures on selected dates of their summer tour. Shows that both bands are playing are listed below.

Jody Has A Hitlist have posted a sampler of their forthcoming mini album online. The clip can be heard here. Choose Your Battles is scheduled for release on the 4th of April.

Skindred's new album Union Black will be released on the 25th of April.

My Passion's video for "The Mess We Made of Our Lives" can be seen here.

Underoath, Bring Me The Horizon and The Blackout are all scheduled for signing sessions at various 'Pulp' stores across the country in April. Click band names for more details.


Polar Bear Club (SUPPORT: Man Overboard)
13th Kingston Peel
14th Norwich Marquee
16th Leeds Cockpit
17th Dublin Pint
18th Milton Keynes Crauford Arms
6th London Bowery
7th Hevy Festival, Kent

14th London Islington O2 Academy

Deaf Havana
11th Southampton Joiners
12th Exeter Cavern
13th Swansea Sin City 2
14th Milton Keynes Crauford Arms
15th Kingston Peel
16th Cambridge Junction
17th Oxford O2 Academy
18th Wrexham Central Station
19th York Duchess
20th Scarborough Vivaz
21st Carlisle Brickyard
22nd Aberdeen Tunnels
23th Dundee Dexter's

Futures (SUPPORT: Lower Than Atlantis)
2nd Oxford Academy 2
5th Birmingham Academy 3
9th Liverpool Masque
11th Bournemouth iBar
12th Exeter Cavern
13th Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
14th Nottingham Rock City 2

The Six Great Reasons Tour (Polar, TRC, Feed The Rhino, Mallory Knox, Brotherhood Of The Lake & Heart in Hand)
13th Stirling Tolbooth
14th Manchester Moho Live
15th Milton Keynes Snobar
16th Tunbridge Wells Forum
17th Bournemouth Champions
18th Norwich Marquee
19th Bristol Fleece
20th Wrexham Central Station
21st High Wycombe Nags Head
22nd London Bull and Gate
23rd Plymouth White Rabbit

The First (SUPPORT: Mallory Knox)
18th Stoke Harry's Bar
19th Andover George (Free Show)
20th Ely Ivy
21st Nottingham Rock City
22nd Peterborough Met Lounge

blessthefall (SUPPORT: Pierce The Veil & Motionless In White)
15th London Garage
16th Oxford Academy 2
17th Birmingham Academy 2
18th Manchester Academy 3
19th Newcastle Academy 2
20th Glasgow Cathouse

Papa Roach (SUPPORT: Yashin & Slaves To Gravity)
16th London 02 Shepherd's Bush Empire
17th Sheffield O2 Academy

Sound of Guns
19th Hull Fruit
20th Durham Live
21st Liverpool St George's Hall
22nd Newcastle Cluny
24th Glasgow King Tut's
25th York Fibbers
26th Cambridge Corner House
27th Birmingham Hare & Hounds
28th Cleethorpes Pier
Contributor: Andy Biddulph
06:35 AM on 03/27/11
I feel sorry for the elephants
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Grrr, why are Polar Bear Club not playing Manchester?
06:57 AM on 03/27/11
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shitty polar bear club dates. luckily the mrs lives in leeds. will be dragging her to that date.
09:21 AM on 03/27/11
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Grrr, why are Polar Bear Club not playing Manchester?
Ughh, seconded. I wanna see PBR so bad... And seeing Man Overboard again would be awesome.
01:24 PM on 03/27/11
the other Kyle.
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new Twin Atlantic album is shaping up very well.. Also this is pretty funny and new..

01:28 PM on 03/27/11
I feel sorry for the elephants
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Ughh, seconded. I wanna see PBR so bad... And seeing Man Overboard again would be awesome.
I'm trying to convince my friends to go to Dublin to see them but I reckon we'll end up going to the leeds date as my friend will have a house there by then. Man Overboard supporting is good (although I'd prefer Transit!)
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I've got an interview with Manchester Orchestra about their UK tour that I'll post as soon as it's posted on the newspaper I write for's website... Really looking forward to their gigs
05:47 AM on 03/28/11
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UK Tourdates of Smile And Burn:

04 Brighton - The Jam w/ From Plan To Progress, Caves
05 Reading - The Facebar /w Marwood
06 Swindon – The 12 Bar
07 Liverpool – Bumper w/ Chief
08 Macclesfield – The Swan With Two Necks /w The Shuffle
09 Petersfield – Foggy’s Bar w/ The Social Club, Drawings
10 Sheerness – The Ivy Leaf Club w/ Tsunami Aid 2 Fund Raiser


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