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Vukovi share new music video and UK headline tour announced

Vukovi share new music video and UK headline tour announced

Following their breakthrough debut album, dubbed “one of the year’s best” by Kerrang! Magazine, and a packed-out headline tour across the UK, Vukovi have revealed a thought provoking new video for their single, ‘Weirdo’, and confirmed UK headline tour dates beginning in May, and festival appearances.

“This video is about raising awareness to the victimisation and cultural impact that bullying, and more specifically cyber bullying, has on young people in today’s digital age,” frontwoman Janine Shilstone explains.

“The idea came after chatting to numerous fans at our shows and learning about the hell they go through at school because they like “weird music” or dress differently...

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Liam Gallagher And Over 70 More Acts Announced For Reading & Leeds Festival 2017

Liam Gallagher And Over 70 More Acts Announced For Reading & Leeds Festival 2017

Already boasting a phenomenal line-up of indisputable headliners and the hottest voices in modern music, Reading & Leeds has announced even more names for this year’s festivals, taking place between 25 – 27 August 2017 at Richfield Avenue, Reading and Bramham Park, Leeds. Tickets are available here.
Rock ‘n’ roll legend and an unmistakable icon of music history, Liam Gallagher will be bringing his highly anticipated solo performance to Reading and Leeds in a UK Festival Exclusive. One of the most recognised figures in British music, his show will be an attitude filled performance fuelled with Oasis classics and tracks from his debut solo record; announcing the next huge step for the nation’s most unmissable frontman.
Undeniable alt-rock sensations PVRIS will be laying out the...
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Eminem announced for Reading and Leeds festival 2017

Eminem announced for Reading and Leeds festival 2017
Reading and Leeds have confirmed Eminem as the final headliner for this year’s festivals, taking place on 25 – 27 August 2017 at Richfield Avenue, Reading and Bramham Park, Leeds.  Tickets are available here.
Consistently seen as one of the greatest rappers of all time, Eminem is not only a titan in hip-hop but in modern culture itself. One of the biggest selling artists of the 21st century, his razor-sharp wit and impeccable larger than life anthems continue to defy boundaries, with the likes of ‘Lose Yourself’, ‘My Name Is’, ’Not Afraid’ and ‘The Monster’ all storming charts and record collections around the world...
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LUH Share new video for eponymous track ‘Lost Under Heaven’

LUH Share new video for eponymous track 'Lost Under Heaven'

LUH

Today Lost Under Heaven (LUH) release a new live video to accompany the track ‘Lost Under Heaven’ that featured on their critically acclaimed debut album released earlier this year Spiritual Songs For Lovers To Sing.

The video is released just in time to give fans a taster of their forthcoming performances at the Reading and Leeds festival this weekend. For those heading to either site they’ll be playing on the Festival Republic stage at 19:25 (Friday at Reading and Saturday at Leeds)

This live video follows previous singles ‘I&I’ and ‘Beneath The Concrete’ both of which have videos directed by Ebony Hoorn that can be viewed here and here.

Lost Under Heaven is Ellery Roberts and Ebony Hoorn...

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Draper to perform live at Reading & Leeds festival 2016

Draper to perform live at Reading & Leeds 2016

Draper

READING
FRIDAY 26TH
BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage
12:30PM

LEEDS
SATURDAY 27TH
BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage
12:15PM

BRISTOL
SUNDAY 28TH
Start the Bus
7:30PM

One of the most sought-after production and writing talents in the game, Draper is now fully flipping the switch on his solo career.

Following a trickle of hyped singles including synth-pop foot-stomper Break Over You in collaboration with Scottish pop trio Prides and latest single Ready For Us featuring UK indie-pop outfit SYKES.

Catch Draper plus special guests this weekend at Reading & Leeds Festival, performing with his new full live band on the BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage.

This sunday Draper also plays a special bank holiday show in Bristol at Start the Bus with vibrant electronic-indi...

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BBC Introducing + Dance To The Radio Stages Announced for Reading & Leeds 2016

BBC Introducing + Dance To The Radio Stages Announced for Reading & Leeds 2016

Reading & Leeds 2016

With just over 2 weeks to go until the biggest weekend of music this summer, the countdown is on for Reading and Leeds 2016.
Forever championing up and coming talent, the BBC Introducing Stage is back again this year offering one of the biggest platforms for new music in the UK, having last year offered up sets from the likes of Clean Cut Kid, Georgia and Viola Beach. The BBC Introducing Stage has also hosted Reading and Leeds debut slots from Jake Bugg, Catfish and the Bottlemen and Jack Garratt, making it a must see for anyone wishing to catch future stars’ formative moments.
Headlining the Friday at Reading and the Saturday at Leeds will be the hotly tipped Coquin Migale with explosive sounds from their new album Munro released next week...
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Reading & Leeds Adds Big Narstie, Third Eye Blind, Deaf Havana, LÅPSLEY

Reading & Leeds Adds Big Narstie, Third Eye Blind, Deaf Havana, LÅPSLEY

Reading & Leeds

Already boasting a phenomenal programme of the most exciting names in modern music, Reading and Leeds Festivals have revealed further additions to the iconic August bank holiday weekender.
One of the most entertaining figures in British culture today, Big Narstie has become a true superstar of the internet age. The BDL figurehead has helped usher in the new era of Grime dominance with his punchy vocal flow and unmistakable presence, dropping by mainstream TV and chart features with ease. Catching a viral sensation in the flesh, Big Narstie’s appearances on the BBC Radio 1Xtra Stage are set to be a true highlight of a legend in the making at this year’s festivals.
Californian heroes Third Eye Blind are set to return to British shores with a hugely anticipated set o...
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Reading & Leeds Announces Festival First With Biffy Clyro and Fall Out Boy

Reading & Leeds Announces Festival First With Biffy Clyro and Fall Out Boy

Reading & Leeds

5 HEADLINERS OVER 3 DAYS – A UK FESTIVAL FIRST
CHVRCHES, THE VACCINES, A$AP ROCKY, TRAVI$ SCOTT, HAIM,  JACK GARRATT, THE WOMBATS, LOWER THAN ATLANTIS, ASKING ALEXANDRIA, SAVAGES, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, DIE ANTWOORD + OVER 45 MORE ANNOUNCED
24 UK + EUROPEAN FESTIVAL EXCLUSIVES
ACROSS THE BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND
Joining a packed weekend of international heavyweights, Reading & Leeds are delighted to announce their final UK Festival Exclusive co-headliners of 2016; Biffy Clyro and Fall Out Boy. Unstoppable forces in alternative rock on both sides of the Atlantic, both will take to the stage to co-headline an emphatic evening of heavy riffs and melodies.
The phenomenal Biffy Clyro stand as true Reading & Leeds originals, rising through the ranks, their full-throttle r...
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Reading & Leeds Announces Second Wave Of Acts For 2016

Reading & Leeds Announces Second Wave Of Acts For 2016

Reading & Leeds

Reading & Leeds Festivals are delighted to announce Foals and Disclosure as co- headliners for this year’s festival taking place across Bank Holiday Weekend 26-28 August 2016. In a Reading & Leeds first, two bastions of modern British music will be making the step up to the largest festival stages of their careers, bringing together two defining acts of a generation.
Returning after their festival-stopping surprise set last year, 2016 will see Foals in their debut headline performance at Reading & Leeds. Unafraid of genre limitations, their endless creativity and ferocious live shows have seen the Oxford five-piece rise through the ranks, positioning themselves as one of the most unmissable live acts in the world.
Joining Foals as co-headliners of Read...
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Announced For Reading & Leeds 2016

Red Hot Chili Peppers Reading & Leeds 2016

Reading & Leeds 2016

Reading & Leeds Festivals are excited to announce RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS as the first headliners for 2016.

Taking to the main stage for what promises to be a phenomenal headline set as a FESTIVAL EXCLUSIVE, Red Hot Chili Peppers are; Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith and Josh Klinghoffer. Returning to Reading and Leeds Festival nine years after their last performance there, it’s fair to say their live return is highly anticipated. When the band were asked which UK Festival they would like to play next summer, Chad Smith commented “the simultaneous answer was ‘Reading and Leeds’”

Melvin Benn commented:

“I’m thrilled to be able to announce Red Hot Chili Peppers as the first headliner for Reading & Leeds 2016, as a festival exclusive...

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