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Huge lineup revealed for Live At Leeds!
We start our News Report this week with some festival news. Up first is this huge lineup revealed by Live At Leeds.
The event will feature Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Sports Team, The Big Moon, Dream Wife, The Orielles, Vistas, Feet, Life and many more.
It all goes down on Saturday 16th October and tickets are here.
Listen to ‘My Town’ from Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes on our Spotify Hot List!
Download Festival to act as pilot event
It has been announced that Download Festival will take place this year after all. That’s right rockers will grace the hallowed grounds of Donington Park, but just the 10,000 of them. The pilot event will test the viability of music festivals this summer – not much riding on it then!!
Attendees will be able to mosh freely inside the event, but will need to take negative tests prior to and after the festival. Tickets will be available here.
Headline acts for the event will be Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Enter Shikari and Bullet For My Valentine. They will be joined by the likes of Boston Manor, Holding Absence, Hot Milk, Creeper, Stone Broken, Twin Atlantic, Yonaka, A, Wargasm, Frank Turner, Skindred, The Wildhearts, Massive Wagons and Lonely The Brave!
Read our review of ‘The Greatest Mistake of My Life’ from Holding Absence
Latitude Festival unveils line-up
Following a lengthy delay in announcing their line-up, Latitude Festival is finally on track to go ahead. This week organisers revealed the festival will be headlined by the likes of Wolf Alice, The Chemical Brothers, Bastille, Bombay Bicycle Club, Rudimental and Bill Bailey.
Also on tap are acts such as Kaiser Chiefs, Fontaines D.C., Dream Wife, Shame, Squid, Willie J Healey and Tim Burgess. There will also be lots more from the worlds of comedy, arts and literature.
Tickets are available here.
Burn It Down add extra day
Devon event Burn It Down has announced an additional day. The festival will take place on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th September in Torquay.
The fantastic line-up includes Dinosaur Pile-Up, Jamie Lenman, Hacktivist, Nova Twins, Wargasm, Vukovi, Bob Vylan and many more.
You can grab tickets here.
Listen to ‘Your Patron Saints’ from Wargasm on our Spotify Hot List!
Nottingham Arboretum to host summer shows
Arboretum Sunsets is set to grace Nottingham Arboretum this summer. Last year our Gig of the Year saw Frank Turner grace the Arboretum and this year will see live music return to the park.
The line-up of shows includes Beans On Toast, Ferocious Dog, Grace Petrie, Lucy Spraggan, The Futureheads, Turin Breaks and many more.
Tickets are here.
Check out Episode 1 of The Full Pelt Music Podcast with guest Frank Turner
Bowling For Soup add more dates
A little tour news now as we continue our News Report. Bowling For Soup have added some extra shows to their tour with Lit and The Dollyrots. The seaside tour will now head inland to Glasgow, Birmingham and London.
Tickets are here.
Read our review of ‘Van Weezer’ from Weezer
Levellers grow their ‘Levelling The Land’ Tour
Levellers have also added additional dates to their tour. The band will be celebrating 30 Years of ‘Levelling The Land’ later this year.
You can pick up tickets here.
Kasabian announce return with intimate tour
Kasabian have announced their return to action with an intimate tour of the UK. The lengthy run will finish up at Brixton Academy in November. Tickets will be available here.
The Virginmarys set for the road
The Virginmarys will be hitting the road later this year for their first shows since confirming their intentions to continue as a two-piece going forward.
Pick up your tickets here.
Black Honey share new video for ‘Fire’
New music now in our News Report. This week saw Black Honey unveil their latest video for ‘Fire’.
More from the band here.
Read our review of ‘Written & Directed’ from Black Honey
Creeper debut new track ahead of EP release
After some typical Creeper teasing the band has this week released a new single, ‘Midnight’. More than that though, the band has also announced a brand new EP! ‘American Noir’ will arrive July 30th and you can pre-order your copy here.
Read our review of ‘Salem ii’ from Salem
Vistas release new single ‘Dayglow’
Vistas released their latest single this week in the shape of ‘Dayglow’. More from the band here.
Will Varley unveils ‘The Hole Around My Head’
Finally this week, news from Will Varley. He has unveiled his latest single, ‘The Hole Around My Head’. More here.
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