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Final Lineup Revealed For Tramlines Festival 2014! Veronica Falls, Black Moth, Alex Deadman And More

Posted on 16 June 2014

Final Lineup Revealed For Tramlines Festival 2014! Veronica Falls, Black Moth, Alex Deadman And More

Public Enemy Confirmed For Tramlines Festival 2014 Plus Many More..

Posted on 11 March 2014

Public Enemy Confirmed For Tramlines Festival 2014 Plus Many More..

Introducing: NY Band Skaters, Who Bring 'Manhattan' To Texas For SXSW


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2014 looks to be a big year for New York quartet Skaters who released their debut album 'Manhattan' last month and are performing as part of several showcase events at SXSW this week.

SXSW festival brings some incredible artists to Texas this year and Skaters are no exception. They'll be hitting stages in Austin from March 12th where they'll be kicking off their SXSW stretch with a show at Holy Mountain as part of the Splendour In The Grass and Falls Festival showcase. Their most anticipated show of the week will be the Eventbrite and Governors Ball Lawn Party, also taking place on the 12th, over at the Empire Control Room and Garage. The Governors Ball selection came after they were announced to be playing the festival at Randall's Park on June 6th; an event that sees Outkast, Jack White, Vampire Weekend and The Strokes headlining.

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Tramlines Festival 2014 - Line Up Announced The Cribs, Katy B Plus Many More..

Posted on 03 February 2014

Tramlines Festival 2014 - Line Up Announced The Cribs, Katy B Plus Many More..

Lollapalooza 2013 To Be Equipped For All Weathers For Another Memorable Weekend


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Lolapalooza

Get ready for a magnificent time as Chicago brings you another rollicking year of Lollapalooza with a legendary line-up of mixed genre music from The Cure to Mumford & Sons.

Since it's revival in 2003, Lollapalooza has been bringing you the very best of rock, metal, punk, hip hop and dance from all the major music legends to the up-and-coming rookies of the business. Taking place at Chicago's Grant Park from August 2nd - 4th 2013, the festival this year features a bedazzling headline roster of Las Vegas indie rockers The Killers, West Sussex goths The Cure, Grammy winning folk four-piece Mumford & Sons and long-running industrial rock group Nine Inch Nails. There will also be a huge range of activities to occupy yourself with over the weekend from the Samsung Galaxy Experience where you can check out the latest gadgets, to art stations where you can become a comic strip or be transformed into a work of pop art.

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Deap Vally - Get Deap! EP Review


Deap Vally's debut EP 'Get Deap!' is one that cements the duo's hunger and determination for widespread success. It feels like the LA duo - vocalist and guitarist Lindsey Troy and drummer Julie Edwards - have put absolutely every inch of their souls into this first release. They're ready to prove to one and all they've got what it takes to be the next girl rock duo to rampage their way to acclaim. Listening to the sheer rock 'n' roll nature that fights its way through the four tracks, you would never have thought the duo met in a crochet class of all places. However, this angsty sound can be mistaken for sounding a bit try-hard at times.

Deap Vally - Get Deap! EP Review

Troy's ballsy vocals sometimes get a bit tied up in her aggressive, twangy voice and it's hard to make out their meaning, but they add to the scuzz of the music. If she controlled her voice a little more - like in 'Lies' where she appears to bring down her pipes half way through - she might have a few more people relating to her lyrics. The same also goes for the beginning section of 'End of The Word' where she commands, "Listen up, there's no time like the present, I said there's no time like the present, to open up our hearts and let love shine in". The 'arghs' heard in 'Gonna Make My Own Money' are also hideously infectious. Troy's words in this track also show this bravado independence of girl power that chugs through 'Get Deap!' - "Daddy, don't you understand, I'm gonna make my own money, gonna buy my own land," Whilst the anger fits the bill of the rugged garage rock, it's a great shame it feels lyrically distant at times.

Despite the vocal rift, the guitar and Edwards' drums keep Deap Vally in the game. Brimming with weighty riffs making their mark with fragmented hooks, the duo have been compared to The White Stripes and Black Sabbath. They give the tracks a gritty presence and with the subtle feedback heard in 'Ain't Fair', they also gain a live atmosphere. With the smashing, rampant drums in tow, Deap Vally give themselves a rock-solid foundation for their music. They have everything they need, but they could tone everything down a fraction to stop it getting overpoweringly out of control. A few more lyrics with some heart wouldn't go a miss either.

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Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Announces 2013 Lineup Featuring Paul Mccartney, Red Hot Chili Peppers Plus Many More.

Posted on 18 April 2013

Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Announces 2013 Lineup  Featuring Paul Mccartney, Red Hot Chili Peppers Plus Many More.

Reading And Leeds Festivals Return With Green Day Headliner And More On 23rd-25th August 2013

Posted on 12 March 2013

Reading And Leeds Festivals Return With Green Day Headliner And More On 23rd-25th August 2013

Bonnaroo 2013 Lineup Announcement

Posted on 20 February 2013

Bonnaroo 2013 Lineup Announcement

Coachella 2013 Lineup Announcement

Posted on 29 January 2013

Coachella 2013 Lineup Announcement

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