Download Festival Add Over 70 Names To Their 2022 Lineup

After confirming that the 2021 iteration of Download festival will not be taking place this year, the festival have revealed some more of the names who will be playing Donington Park in 2022. 

Joining the already announced headliners KISS, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro will be…

Deftones
Korn
The Pretty Reckless
Rise Against
Black Label Society
Theory
Monster Truck
Power Wolf
Wayward Sons
Those Damn Crows
The Raven Age
Megadeth
Steel Panther
The Distillers
The Darkness
Airbourne
Daughtry
Skillet
Lacuna Coil
Bush
Of Mice & Men
Wednesday 13
Ayron Jones
Massive Wagons
The Last Internationale
Control The Storm
The Ghost Inside
Funeral For A Friend
Descendents
Boston Manor
Sleep Token
The Faim
grandson
Trash Boat
Holding Absence
Marianas Trench
Wargasm
Loathe
Jamie Lenman
The Hara
Press Club
Salem
Cemetery Sun
Blackout Problems
Dead Posey
Static Dress
Electric Wizard
Sepultura
Blues Pills
Dying Fetus
British Lion
Bleed From Within
Twin Temple
Bokassa
Venom Prison
Spiritbox
Tempt
Fire From The Gods
A.A. Williams
Higher Power
Kill The Lights
Dead Poet Society
Joyous Wolf
Modern Error
Cellar Door Moon Crew
Lotus Eater
The Scratch
Dead Label
Phoxjaw
JJ Wilde
Anchor Lane
Temples On Mars
As Everything Unfolds
Injester

That’s a lot to get excited for.

Download Festival will take place at Donington Park on June 10-12 2022. 

Tickets are available via the following link.

Creeper Reschedule UK Tour For December 2021

Southampton six piece band Creeper have rescheduled their upcoming UK tour, which was set for March 2021, pushing the dates back to December 2021.

The news of the tour’s postponement follows the recent UK government’s announcement which outlined the their roadmap out of lockdown, with restrictions expected to be lifted on June 21st 2021, potentially allowing for live music to once again be allowed in all settings.

Holding Absence, Wargasm and Static Dress will be the tour supports on the tour.

All tickets bought previously remain valid for their respective respective dates.

Check out the touring dates below.

December 2021

15th – Kentish Town Forum, London

16th- Concorde 2, Birghton

17th – Insitute 2, Birmingham

19th – Garage, Glasgow

20th – Ritz, Manchester

21st – Beckett SU, Leeds

Burn It Down Festival 2021 Announce Wargasm, Static Dress, Junior & More

There’s a little more destival news that was announced last week.

This one concerns Burn It Down festival as they have announced Wargasm, Junior, Static Dress and Bob Vylan.

They will join Palm Reader, Nova Twins and headliners Dinosaur Pile-Up on the festival.

Check out the full festival poster below.

Burn It Down Festival 2021 will take place in Torquay on September 11th 2021 at a number of venues.

Further details on tickets can be found via the following link.

Download Festival Adds More Bands To 2021 Lineup

There’s some massive news from Download Festival today as the organisers have confirmed 17 more acts which will perform at the 2021 iteration of the festival.

The new bands confirmed to play are as follows:

Boston Manor, Ayron Jones, Dead Poet Society, Descendents, Fire From The Gods, The Injester,Massive Wagons, Megadeath, Monster Truck, Northlane, Renounced, Salem, The Skints, Static Dress, Uncured, Venom Prison.

Check out the full lineup as it stands below.

A.A. Williams
A Day To Remember
Airbourne
Alestorm
Anchor Lane
Ayron Jones
Baroness
Biffy Clyro
Blackout Problems
Black Veil Brides
Bleed From Within
Blues Pills
Bokassa
Boston Manor
Bush
Cellar Door Moon Crow
Cemetery Sun
Control The Storm
Creeper
The Darkness
Daughtry
Dead Label
Dead Poet Society
Dead Posey
Deftones
Descendents
Dirty Honey
The Distillers
Dying Fetus
Electric Wizard
Employed To Serve
The Faim
Fire From The Gods
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
Funeral For A Friend
Gender Roles
Gojira
Haken
The Hara
Hatari
Higher Power
Holding Absence
Hot Milk
The Injester
Killswitch Engage
Kill The Lights
KISS
Korn
Jamie Lenman
JJ Wilde
Joyous Wolf
Lacuna Coil
Loathe
Lotus Eater
Marianas Trench
Massive Wagons
Mastodon
Megadeth
Modern Error
Monster Truck
Myles Kennedy & Company
Northlane
Obituary
Of Mice & Men
Phoxjaw
P.O.D.
Poppy
Powerwolf
Press Club
The Pretty Reckless
Renounced
Rise Against
Salem
The Scratch
Sepultura
Skillet
The Skints
Sleep Token
Spiritbox
Static Dress
Steel Panther
Stone Broken
System Of A Down
Temples On Mars
Tempt
Theory Of A Deadman
Those Damn Crows
Tiny Moving Parts
Twin Temple
Uncured
Venom Prison
Volbeat
Wage War
Wargasm
Wayward Sons
The Wildhearts
Will Haven

Download Festival 2021 will take place on June 4th – 6th 2021 at Donnington Park.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online from the festival’s official website.

Check Out Static Dress Perform Live From Isolation

Static Dress are currently one of the most exciting bands on the up in the UK at the moment, and they have a new live session to show everyone just why that is.

Now, they’re all in isolation so they’re in different places while they perform, but the band pulled out an incredible performance of their Post-Hardcore to show what the genre is all about.

Check it out below.

And if you want something a little more in a music video world, here’s their track ‘Adaptive Taste.

Music Video Roundup 24/04/20

The music video roundup is back! That’s right now things are looking bleak so I wanted to re-instate the roundup so everyone has something new to be watching. In addition to this, there’s a new weekly tracks post coming because it will not stop the music!

First things first, to get up started we have Puppy. ‘Powder Blue’ is the last one on their last EP, ‘iii’ On the track they’ve said: “We called it that because it was our third EP, and because there are three of us in the band. For whatever reason, triptychs, triplets, three-pieces & trilogies felt quite important to us at that point.

 

Up in the second spot this week is the Manchurian Pop-Rock up and comers who have just about established themselves with this reworked mashup of two of their tracks in a toned-down version for ‘Wide Awake (In Awful Ever After) for which both tracks are cut from 2019’s ‘Are You Feeling Alive’ EP. In addition to the new cut of the track, we have some behind the scenes footage of the band as well as some live footage for everyone to enjoy.

Now, who’s up for some gymnastics and a pulsating slow-burning performance? Well, that’s just what Frank Iero And The Future Violents have in store for us as Frank himself explains:

“It was apparent to me early on while writing Barriers that ‘Medicine Square Garden’ was its most important track. It was the cornerstone upon which the rest of the record and band was formed. If we lost the battle on that song, the rest didn’t stand a chance. ‘Medicine Square Garden’ pushed the most boundaries, scratched the most itches, and terrified me far beyond any other song I had written. So when we crossed off every box in Chicago at Electrical Audio and listened back with smiles knowing we had accomplished our goals, a new objective soon emerged: Get the label to see our favorite song as a single, and let us make the video of my dreams.”

“‘Medicine Square Garden’ is not your typical single. It’s a five and a half minute attempt at answering the question, ‘What if Prince wrote a Sleep song?’ Oh and if that’s not batshit enough for you, I already had the video in my head. So armed with crudely drawn set designs and a typed-up description of a witchy calisthenics workout meets a Robert Palmer alien massacre, I submitted my pitch to the label. This was my vision from the beginning and no one told me I was crazy. What a world.”

Next up, we have a little talk of Nothing, Nowhere. It’s a track that’s full of harsh beats and vocals which are somehow a little harsher. You can watch ‘Death’ below.

Now, since Suitor released their debut in October of last year the band have been busy.  They’ve been touring like crazy and as well as working on their upcoming second EP. The video for that second release is now complete in the form of ‘Deep Sleep’.

On the track singer Casey Smith has said:

“‘Deep Sleep’ as a video conveys the battle of addiction and temptation; literally in the form of alcoholism, or something else entirely based on perspective. Drug abuse, codependency, self medication, whatever it takes to find respite in a depressive or anxious reality. That solution or “fix” is portrayed in the siren character. For the wandering male lead, it is the only option, the only path that leads to a salvation without despair, in her embrace. Even if it means the end for him, he cant resist the cure, allowing her to pull him beneath the surface, finally at peace. He wakes, stunned to realize that it was only a dream; a temporary escape. Where does he go from here?”

For another up and coming band we have Static Dress. They’ve been on the up and there’s no signs of them stopping. Now they have a new track in the form os ‘Safeword’ which has an accompanying video where they return to the green and white room from their debut single, ‘Clean’.

Moving on in the list Dance Gavin Dance have launched a new video, with the help of their fans. In their ‘Three Wishes’ video, the band put a call out for people to send in footage of themselves cleaning their houses, brushing their teeth etc (A little strange right?)

But ‘Three Wishes’ is off their upcoming record ‘Afterburner’, which is due to be released April 24th via Rise Records.

 

Now we have Eat Away My Heart. It’s actually a track title on this one. I’m sure everyoen’s thinking the same, is it? It’s actually a fact! This track comes from the brilliant Wallflower whom have their debut record, ‘Teach Yourself To Swim’ on its way and now there’s a video to go with it!

On the track though, vocalist/guitarist Vini Moreira-Yeoell has said:

“It’s a song about giving away all the best parts of yourself to someone in the hope that the person in question will like you a little more, which never works by the way.”

Check out ‘Eat Away At My Heart’ below.

Now we’re nearing the endgame for this weeks list where A Day To Remember’s time has finally come on the list. Everyone’s eagerly awaiting the release of their seventh record, ‘You’re Welcome’, the band have decided to share just what’s coming with their latest cut off the record, ‘Mindreader’.

This follows on from ‘Degenerates’ and ‘REsentment’ where the track has an accompanying animated video that tells the story of a man in a mental battle with his girlfriend who’s portrayed as a mystical physic woman.

On the track, frontman Jeremy McKinnon has said:

“We’ve had this video done for some time now, and seeing as how our album isn’t out yet and the state of the world is keeping us off the road, we wanted to get some new material out there for our fans as soon as possible.

This song was one of my personal favorites off the new album from the day it was written. I wrote it with the incredibly talented Mike Green. Fun fact, it was the first song I’ve ever sent the guys in the band that was unanimously loved. This song was written to be a lighthearted take on people in relationships expecting their partners to read their minds.”

Lastly, on the list for this weeks Roundup, we have Yours Truly. They have released ‘Composure’ which is there first taste of new music from the band since the release of their EP ‘Afterglow’ in 2019.

On the track Vocalist Mikaila Delgado has explained:

And that’s it for this week’s Music Video Roundup list. Be sure to check back next week for another look at what’s being released in the music world.