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FLAT EARTH release new single, a live cover of Nirvana’s ‘School’


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FLAT EARTH release their new single, a live cover of Nirvana’s ‘School’.

If you’ve listened to their debut album “None For One”, you probably agree that it has its Grunge-inspired moments. So it’s no wonder that FLAT EARTH wanted to add a true classic to their repertoire.

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BOOTYARD BANDITS (ex-The Defiled, Grim Reaper & Fury) release LEGO stop-motion video for “Hoedown Showdown”


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Founded in the Wild West of Worcester, BOOTYARD BANDITS are a bootscootin’ tongue-in-cheek country rock band on a mission to become one of the UK’s “most wanted” bands in 2019.

Comprised of ex-members of The Defiled, Grim Reaper, Fury and Villains and armed with an arsenal of anthems such as “Hoedown Showdown”, “Shirt Potatoes” and “Cowboys and Indian Takeaway”, these outlaws will be riding this rockin’ rodeo across Europe supporting pirate-rockers ALESTORM in Feb/March 2019 before ambushing their way across the UK with MASSIVE WAGONS and beyond.

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ZEBRAHEAD release video for “We’re Not Alright” from upcoming new album “Brain Invaders”


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Orange Country, CA rock outfit zebrahead release “We’re Not Alright’ from their upcoming new studio album BRAIN INVADERS today. Watch the video HERE.

BRAIN INVADERS is zebrahead’s eleventh studio album, produced by the band and Paul Miner (New Found Glory, Atreyu, Thrice, Death by Stereo) and mixed by Kyle Black (Pierce the Veil, Paramore, New Found Glory.

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2000trees Festival Announce Frank Turner as 2nd headliner/ Xtra Mile stage take over & more bands added


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The 2nd full band announcement for 2000trees Festival is here, and it includes the Thursday main stage headliner, a stage (The Axiom Stage) take over and a run down of the 5 bands in 5 days announcement roll out that happened on Jan 21/22/23/24 and 25th. The three day music festival will take place on Thursday 11th July, Friday 12th July and Saturday 13th July at Upcote Farm near Cheltenham, and tickets can be purchased – HERE

As announced on the stage at Wembley Arena at his sold out show, returning festival hero
Frank Turner will be the 2019 Thursday main stage headliner at 2000trees Festival.

“I’ve been playing the wonderful 2000trees Festival since its inaugural year in 2007, and more than most places in the world it feels like home to me. I’m excited about coming back again in 2019 to headline, my 5th year there. See you in the fields.” – Frank Turner

Joining Frank Turner will be a HOST of his old Xtra Mile pals, with the label taking over The Axiom Stage on the Friday, including headliners Möngöl Hörde, Skinny Lister, Jim Lockey & The Solumn Sun, Crazy Arm (playing ‘Born To Ruin’ in full), Sean McGowan and more. Two more artists are announced for the Forest Stage which are Johnny Lloyd and Grace Petrie (who has also been on the Frank Turner tour as support).

On top of all this, the festival also announced 5 bands, one a day between Monday Jan 21st and Friday 25th, which were Rolo Tomassi, The St Pierre Snake Invasion (who added to the announcement with this exceptional video – HERE), Petrol Girls, WSTR and LIFE.

“It’s a pleasure to return to play 2000trees. The festival continues to go from strength to strength in terms of the calibre of artists it attracts and it’s an honour to be
included among them.” – 
Rolo Tomassi

A list of ALL the bands announced today is below:
Frank Turner (Thursday main stage headliner) / Möngöl Hörde / Skinny Lister / Rolo Tomassi / WSTR / LIFE / Petrol Girls / The St. Pierre Snake Invasion / Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun / Crazy Arm / Sean McGowan / Oxygen Thief / Johnny Lloyd / Brand New Friend / Deux Furieuses and Grace Petrie

Already announced for the event include Friday main stage headliners You Me At Six, the incredible Every Time I Die, who are performing at 2000trees Festival for the first time, AND will be performing ‘Hot Damn’ in full (along with some other bangers) as headliners on The Cave stage on Saturday. As well as Sheffield’s While She Sleeps (Cave Stage headliners on Thursday), returning festival hero Jamie Lenman (who will be curating, opening and closing his very own stage and mini festival, Lenmania 2, on the Axiom Stage on the Thursday – being the first act to be performing at this years event, on the Thursday early afternoon), the hugely anticipated first timer Frank Iero with his band Frank Iero And The Future Violents (headlining the Axiom Stage on the Saturday) and many more. For a full list of bands announced, see below:

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ZEBRAHEAD announce new album “Brain Invaders” & release video for first single, “All My Friends Are Nobodies”


zebrahead will release their new album, titled BRAIN INVADERS on 8 March 2019 via MFZB Records. They have unleashed the first single from the record, “All My Friends Are Nobodies”. Watch the video HERE.

All My Friends Are Nobodies was one of the earliest songs we worked on for this album. It has a great message of being there for the people you care about, even though you might not be in the best emotional state yourself”, says vocalist Ali Tabatabee.
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Mark Morton (Lamb Of God) Releases New Single ‘Cross Off’ Featuring Chester Bennington


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Mark Morton, the prolific guitarist of Lamb of God, has released the second single from his debut solo album, Anesthetic, out March 1, 2019. “Cross Off” featuring Chester Bennington and is now available everywhere here.

“Cross Off” was recorded in April 2017 and written by Mark Morton, Chester Bennington, Jake Oni and producer Josh Wilbur. Morton recorded all guitars with Paolo Gregoletto and Alex Bent (Trivium) handling bass and drums. The composition of the song began between Morton, Wilbur and Oni before the three approached Bennington about singing vocals. Bennington loved the song and came to the studio with additional ideas and lyrics that, together with his unique and incredible vocal style, shaped the song to be what it is today.

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