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2000TREES FESTIVAL announces its first bands for 2019


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Following on from its recent win in December 2018 as the Best Medium Sized Festival in the UK at the UK Festival Awards, 2000trees Festival returns. 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 the first band announcement is here!

We have 33 bands to shout about and to start it all off, headlining the main stage on the Friday 12th July, on their first ever time playing, are the mighty You Me At Six.

Since forming as teenagers in Weybridge, Surrey, You Me At Six have notched up a list of considerable achievements. Four UK Gold Records, five Top Ten albums in the UK including Number One album ‘Cavalier Youth’, sold out UK headline arena tours, and an unparalleled 15 consecutive A-List singles on BBC Radio One. Not to mention also multiple sold-out US headline tours, a Number One rock song in the UK & Australia and Top Five Rock Radio track in North America in ‘Room To Breathe’. Having sold over 65,000 tickets in the UK this year in support of new album ‘VI’ and the 10th anniversary of debut album ‘Take Off Your Colours’, You Me At Six are undoubted heavyweights in the live arena. Their recent headline tour was met with phenomenal demand, selling out four months in advance, and in just twenty minutes. As well as gracing the headliner slot at 2000trees Festival, 2019 will see the band take their live show to both Europe and North America.

From You Me At Six  “We’re really looking forward to headlining 2000trees Festival this summer. We’ve heard many amazing things about the festival, in particular it’s unrivalled atmosphere and location. The lineup is always superb, so it’s going to be a pleasure to be a part of things this year. It’s going to be a special show.”

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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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ARCHITECTS release their massively anticipated new album ‘Holy Hell’


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ARCHITECTS have released their highly anticipated, eighth album ‘Holy Hell’ through Epitaph Records yesterday November 9th 2018.

The release, which at times seemed as impossible as possible, has already been heralded as a “cathartic, emotional stunner” (Kerrang! 5/5), “a victory” (Metal Hammer 8/10) and led Upset Magazine to place the band on their current November cover, give ‘Holy Hell’ a 5/5 review and state “Rather than echo what’s come before, Architects have taken the baton and run with it. This is the story of what comes next.”

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DREAM STATE announce full UK headline tour for 2019 & Release Linkin Park ‘Crawling’ Cover for a ‘Songs That Saved My Life’ compilation


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DREAM STATE have announced their biggest ever UK headline tour for early 2019.

Starting in Bristol at The Exchange on 23rd March, through to London Underworld on 17th April and finishing in Cardiff at Clwb Ifor Bach on 22nd April.

The band have also covered ‘Crawling’ by Linkin Park for a Hopeless Records ‘Songs That Saved My Life’ compilation, listen on Kerrang.com – HERE

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INTERVIEW: Northward (Norway/Netherlands)


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Floor Jansen and Jørn Viggo Lofstad

Interview by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy

 

NORTHWARD, is the hard rock project from well-renowned musicians Floor Jansen (Nightwish) and Jorn Viggo Lofstad (Pagan’s Mind), who will be releasing their debut self-titled album on October 19th, 2018 through Nuclear Blast.

The project sees a step away from both musicians normal style and approach and is a very diverse album. It was during the ‘All Star Jam’ at Progpower USA Festival in 2007, when current Nightwish singer Floor Jansen and Pagan’s Mind guitarist Jorn Viggo Lofstad first performed together on stage for some cover songs. Their mutual love for hard rock bought them together and they composed an album quickly after in 2008 but due to their other music commitments that album was put on hold until now, with the release being ten year’s later after it was first made. Floor seized the opportunity to get the project back on track in 2017 when Nightwish took a break and luckily it was time, so 2018 will finally see the release of their anticipated musical side project Northward.

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Anti-Flag Premiere Music Video For “For What It’s Worth” On Democracy Now!


 

Photo Credit: Jake StarkPittsburgh

political punk band Anti-Flag have premiered the new music video for their cover of Buffalo Springfield’s “For What It’s Worth.” The show is now available to stream on Democracy Now!Continue reading Anti-Flag Premiere Music Video For “For What It’s Worth” On Democracy Now!