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Download 2014 dates announced

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 17th June 2013 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

The biggest weekend in the UK rock calendar took place this weekend as 90,000 people rocked out in Donington Park to headliners Slipknot, Iron Maiden and Rammstein plus a host of other bands across the weekend, which included acts such as Amon Amarth, Huntress, Black Dogs, Heaven’s Basement and more. Crowds of rock, metal and hardcore fans packed out Donington Park as the opening day of Download saw Asking Alexandria, Papa Roach, Architects, Korn and Bullet for My Valentine all perform, what were described as, mind blowing sets throughout the day, while bands like Fearless Vampire Killers, Fidlar and The Algorithm ripped up the Red Bull Bedroom Jam Stage.

Download Festival promoter Andy Copping commented:

It’s been an amazing weekend. We’ve had over 150 bands across five stages and a trio of ground breaking, world class headliners. Having Iron Maiden back 25 years after they first headlined Donington was an incredible moment. Slipknot as usual delivered an unforgettable set, and Rammstein tonight will be the first time the band have played Donington.

Fans don’t need to be too down about the fact that the weekend is almost over, as the festival organisers have announce the dates for next year and a special early bird offer as a thank you to fans. Download Festival 2014 will take place 13th – 15th June, and as a thank you to fans for a limited time Download is offering £10 off the current 2013 prices for 5-day camping tickets, 3-day camping and weekend arena tickets. All tickets go on sale at 9am on 21st June with the offer closing on 1st July. There are only 5,000 available, so visit the official Download website to get yours.

 

Asking Alexandria set to bring pyro to London; confirmed for Download Festival

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on 16th January 2013 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

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Having kicked off their biggest European headline tour to date on Monday in Dublin, UK post-hardcore outfit Asking Alexandria have announced something special for their London show at London’s O2 Academy Brixton this Saturday 19th January, bringing a full pyro production to their show for the first time.

Guitarist Ben Bruce commented: “Headlining Brixton has been a dream of ours since before we even learned how to wank! It’s such a fucking honour and we couldn’t be more excited. We have the biggest and best stage show of our careers planned for this show and definitely want this occasion to be just as important and memorable to our fans as it is for us. We shall see you all very soon. From all of us in AA, we thank you and we fucking love you. The AA Family has once again proven their dedication and made us all so proud.”

With an incredible line up boasting support from While She Sleeps, Motionless In White and Betraying The Martyrs and less than 100 tickets left for what is set to be one of the band’s most historic shows to date, fans are advised to purchase quickly to avoid disappointment.
Asking Alexandria have also confirmed their appearance at this year’s Download Festival, which takes place at Donington Park June 14 – 16th.

ASKING ALEXANDRIA – WHILE SHE SLEEPS – MOTIONLESS IN WHITE – BETRAYING THE MARTYRS
JANUARY 2013
17 GLASGOW        BARROWLANDS             SOLD OUT!
19 LONDON           O2 ACADEMY BRIXTON   LESS THAN 100 TICKETS REMAINING

FEBRUARY 2013
10 BIRMINGHAM   O2 ACADEMY                 SOLD OUT!
11 MANCHESTER   ACADEMY                      SOLD OUT!

Tickets for the London are available from TicketMaster, Live Nation and GigsAndTours.com

 

For All Those Sleeping ready to hit the road with IWrestledABearOnce

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , on 3rd September 2012 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Post-Hardcore quintet For All Those Sleeping are about to hit the UK for a run of 7 shows supporting I Wrestled A Bear Once. The tour is kicking off in Birmingham on September 8thh, will take them to London on Sep 13th, and finishes in Brighton on September 14th.

FATS formed in St. Cloud, MN in 2007. The band issued the independent EP The Lies We Live in 2008, and then signed with Fearless Records in 2009, leading to their 2010 full-length debut, ‘Cross Your Fingers’. The band hit the road hard in support of these releases, including tours with Falling In Reverse, Asking Alexandria, Motionless In White, A SkylitDrive, Breathe Carolina, Sleeping With Sirens, The Word Alive to name a few.

For All Those Sleeping (supporting I Wrestled A Bear Once)

08 Sep      Birmingham, O2 Academy 2
09 Sep      Newcastle, O2 Academy 2
10 Sep      Leeds, Cockpit
11 Sep      Manchester, Sound Control
12 Sep      Plymouth, White Rabbit
13 Sep      London, Garage
14 Sep      Brighton, The Haunt

For All Those Sleeping’s second album Outspoken is set for UK release early next year.