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Taking Back Sunday Add Leeds Date To UK Tour

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Taking Back Sunday have boosted their July/August residency in the UK by adding an extra date at Leeds Met University for August 2nd.

The Long Islanders will be playing on the mainstage of Sonisphere Festival the day before with Linkin Park, Heaven and Hell and Coheed and Cambria before heading off to Europe for a host of other festival performances in support of their arguably career-best album ‘New Again’. Tickets are now on sale for all of their UK shows, with full dates on TBSOfficial Website. The band have also added a number of US shows for everyone in the States, with full pre-sale info and dates also being found on the link above.

The UK tour is currently as follows:

26th July: Dublin Academy, Dubin, United Kingdom

27th July: Spring & Airbrake, Belfast, United Kingdom

29th July: Glasgow ABC 1, Glasgow United Kingdom

30th July: Liverpool Academy, Liverpool United Kingdom

31st July: Cardiff University, Cardiff  United Kingdom
 

 

1st August: Sonisphere Festival at Knebworth United Kingdom
 

 

2nd August: Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, United Kingdom

With a full week before they hit Germany we’re hoping that TBS will be able to squeeze in a few more dates in the UK aswell as doing the usual sightseeing. Where are you seeing them? Sonisphere or somewhere else?



New Taking Back Sunday Bonus Track Online- “Didn’t See That Coming”

If you want to be one of the first to hear a bonus track taken from Taking Back Sunday’s latest release, ‘New Again’ then you can HERE where some lucky chap has been kind enough to stream it for you. Not sure how long this link will stay active though, but we’ll update it as soon as we can.

For those of you not yet in the know, Taking Back Sunday’s fourth studio album, ‘New Again’ hit stores worldwide yesterday (and it is probably their best work to date). If you want to try before you buy, as we previously reported TBS are now very generously streaming the full album.



Taking Back Sunday Stream ‘New Again’ In Full

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If you can’t wait the full five days before ‘New Again’ is released to the world, then Taking Back Sunday have you covered. The Long Island quintet are streaming their fourth studio album in full on their Official Myspace Page, so get ahead of the curve and be one of the first tohave a listen.

In other news,TBS have also been added to the envious bill of bands set to support Blink 182 on their mammouth tour of the US this summer, full dates can be found HERE.

What are your thoughts on ‘New Again’, on first listen we’re definitely not disappointed, ‘Everything Must Go’ has been a stand out from the start and has single written all over it. It’s certainly a progression from ‘Louder Now’ and fans wanting the bands to go back to the sounds of album one and two will probably be disappointed, for the rest of the world it seems like TBS have given us another catchy as hell album with a few surprises.



Blink 182 Post Full America Tour Dates & Support From FOB, TBS, Weezer & Panic


As previously reported, Blink 182 have broken their silence and announced that they will be touring across America this summer, with Fall Out Boy, Weezer, Taking Back Sunday, Panic At The Disco, All American Rejects, Asher Roth and Chester French in tow.

Following last week’s announcement, the Blink camp has posted the full list of dates that they will be hitting this Summer, starting in July and ending in October.

Check out the post below:

” If it hadn’t been for drummer Travis Barker’s near-fatal airplane crash last year, Blink-182 might not be touring this summer.

But after a five-year hiatus, Blink-182 members Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker and Tom DeLonge will embark on a nearly 50-date North American arena and amphitheater tour, beginning July 24 at the Joint in Las Vegas, and wrapping Oct. 3 at the Borgata Events Center in Atlantic City, N.J

Tickets for the tour go on sale May 30 at livenation.com. Presenting sponsors of trek include T-Mobile Sidekick LX, State Farm Insurance and MySpace.

Beyond October, Blink-182 has offers to play Australia’s Big Day Out and other European music festivals in 2010, according to Devoe. “That’s what I’m hoping is going to happen,” the manager says. “And in between these tours is when they’re going to be working on an album.”

Blink-182 doesn’t plan to route another North American tour until the band releases a new album, Devoe says. He notes that Blink-182 can’t work as quickly as it used to because the band members have family obligations and some live in different cities.

Here are Blink-182’s upcoming tour dates:

July 24: Las Vegas (the Joint)
July 28: Vancouver (GM Place)
July 30: Calgary, AB (Saddledome)
July 31: Edmonton, AB (Rexall Place)
Aug. 1: Saskatoon, SK (Credit Union Center)
Aug. 2: Winnipeg, MB (MTS Centre)
Aug. 4: Milwaukee (Marcus Amphitheater)
Aug. 6: Boston (Comcast Center)
Aug. 7 Quebec City, QC (Colisee Pepsi)
Aug. 8: Montreal (Bell Centre)
Aug. 9: Wantagh, N.Y. (Nikon Theater at Jones Beach)
Aug. 12: Hershey, Pa. (the Star Pavilion)
Aug. 13: Cincinnati (Riverbend Music Center)
Aug. 14: Pittsburgh (Post Gazette Pavilion)
Aug. 15: Chicago (First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre)
Aug. 16: Omaha, Neb. (Westfair Amphitheater)
Aug. 18: Minneapolis (Xcel Energy Center)
Aug. 20: Indianapolis (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)
Aug. 21: Buffalo, N.Y. (Darien Lakes Performing Arts Center)
Aug. 22: Detroit (DTE Energy Music Theatre)
Aug. 23: Toronto (Molson Amphitheater)
Aug. 25: Holmdel, N.J. (PNC Bank Arts Center)
Aug. 27: Saratoga, N.Y. (Saratoga Performing Arts Center)
Aug. 28: Camden, Pa. (Susquehanna Bank Center)
Aug. 29: Hartford, Conn. (New England Dodge Music Center)
Aug. 30: Washington, D.C. (TBD)
Aug. 31: Wantagh, N.Y. (Nikon Theater at Jones Beach)
Sept. 2: Cleveland (Blossom Music Center)
Sept. 3: St. Louis (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)
Sept. 4: Kansas City, Kan. (Capitol Federal Park at Sandstone)
Sept. 6: Denver (Fiddlers Green Amphitheater)
Sept. 7: Salt Lake City (David O. McKay Events Center)
Sept. 10: Seattle (White River Amphitheater)
Sept. 12: Sacramento, Calif. (Sleep Train Amphitheater)
Sept. 13: Mountain View, Calif. (Shoreline Amphitheater)
Sept. 14: Santa Barbara, Calif. (Santa Barbara Bowl)
Sept. 16: San Diego (Cricket Wireless Amphitheater)
Sept. 17: Irvine, Calif. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)
Sept. 19: Phoenix (Tempe Beach Park)
Sept. 21: Albuquerque, N.M. (Journal Pavilion)
Sept. 23: Dallas (Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion)
Sept. 24: Houston (Superpages.com Center)
Sept. 26: West Palm Beach, Fla. (Cruzan Amphitheater)
Sept. 27: Tampa, Fla. (Ford Amphitheater)
Sept. 29: Atlanta (Lakewood Amphitheater)
Oct. 1: Charlotte, N.C. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)
Oct. 2: Virginia Beach, Va. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)
Oct. 3: Atlantic City, N.J. (Borgata Events Center)”



Watch Taking Back Sunday’s “Sink Into Me” Video!

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MTV have debuted the brand new video for Taking Back Sunday’s upcoming single “Sink Into Me”. The song is taken from the band’s fourth studio album, “New Again” which will be hitting shores on June 2nd.

The video, which was filmed in New York last month, features the band playing to a crowd and writhing around in mud (as you do). This is also the first official video to feature  Matt Fazzi on guitar, who has been playing as Fred Mascherino’s replacement since 2007.

You can catch the video from the US at: MTV.com and at MTV.co.uk for the rest of the world.
What are your thoughts on the song/video?



Taking Back Sunday’s “Sink Into Me” And “New Again” Online

Taking Back Sunday fans are being treated to some of the first heard samples of what upcoming effort, “New Again” will sound like before it drops on 2nd June.

Both new single “Sink Into Me“, which was released to itunes this week and album title track “New Again” have been posted online for your hearing pleasure. And if those don’t quench your thirst for new Taking Back Sunday singing about being new then MetalHammer.co.uk have a track-by-track review of the album and based on their musings we’d say you should be pretty damn excited.

We have to say that although “Sink Into Me” doesn’t exactly blow us away on first listen, “New Again” which sounds distinctly Louder Now-esque certainly has us craving for 11 more songs of the same ilk.

Do the new songs live up to your expectations?



Taking Back Sunday and Feeder For Sonisphere!

Taking Back Sunday, Feeder, Skindred and Frank Turner have just been announced as the latest additions to Sonisphere Festival.

The UK fest takes place at Knebworth on August 1st and 2nd and already boasts an awe-worthy line-up, including Metallica, Linkin Park, Machine Head, Thin Lizzy, Alice In Chains,  Bullet For My Valentine and Anthrax.