Bring Me The Horizon Announce Aftershow Parties


Bring Me The Horizon have announced details of a number of exclusive club nights, available for fans attending their upcoming UK tour.

The aftershow parties are only available at three dates of the October tour, with A Day To Remember and August Burns Red; but are sure to be worth sticking around for if you are a ticket-holder. Details for the nights are below:

22nd – GLASGOW Cathouse
Over 18s only. Free entry with gig ticket. Drinks from £1. Doors 11pm – £2/£1. With DJ sets by BMTH and RobotSonics.

23 – MANCHESTER Satans Hollow
Over 18s only. Featuring Oli Sykes on decks playing tracks from Suicide Season- Cut Up. Doors 10pm- 3am.

24 – BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy
Over 18’s only. O2 Academy Birmingham and Subculture are hosting the official Aftershow Party straight after the gig, with an exclusive DJ Set from the band in Academy 3 + DJ set from RobotSonics. As a ticket holder, you’ll be able to stay for free, simply stay in the venue after the show.

Bring Me The Horizon Add More UK Shows


Not satisfied that the metalcore mob would leave enough of an imprint of Britain with their previously planned trek of their homelands, Bring Me The Horizon have added three more shows to their Winter tour of the UK.

The Bristol, Portsmouth and Newcastle shows now stretch into November, with the support for the whole tour still being provided by the wonderful genre-spanning A Day To Remember. Tickets are currently on sale and the full tour dates can be found below:

22 – GLASGOW Barrowland
23 – MANCHESTER Academy
24 – BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy
25 – LONDON Roundhouse
18 – BRISTOL O2 Academy
19 – PORTSMOUTH Pyramids
20 – NEWCASTLE O2 Academy

Download announce 17 new bands: Tim “Ripper” Owens, A Day To Remember and Hatebreed

Download Festival have revealed a cavalcade of new bands for their upcoming June shindig. They have also revealed how the stages break up so you can start panicking about who you might have to miss. A Bring Me The Horizon/Limp Bizkit clash would upset Fancore deeply. To see how the stages break up click  HERE

And the new bands you ask? Well here for your viewing pleasure is the announcement straight from the Download Dog’s mouth:

“With a truly impressive bill of top rock acts from all over the world already in place for this year’s DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL AT DONINGTON PARK, we’re proud to announce another seventeen acts to join the likes of Faith No More, Slipknot, Def Leppard, Whitesnake and Trivium at this year’s event, taking place 12-14 June.

Returning to Download are US metal-core outfit HATEBREED, pop-punkers A DAY TO REMEMBER, Century Media darlings IN THIS MOMENT, Northern Irish rockers THERAPY?, US metallers GOD FORBID, Swedish rockers BACKYARD BABIES and new Brit metallers HOSTILE.

They are joined by Download first-timers Cali-rockers MIDDLE CLASS RUT, Brit-rockers NO AMERICANA, the Tool-influenced ESOTERICA, deathcore newcomers SUICIDE SILENCE, rock singer TIM ‘RIPPER’ OWENS, Canadian heavy metallers VOIVOD, Nuclear Blast-signed SYLOSIS, electro-rockers TURBOWOLF, and British hardcore outfit WE ARE THE OCEAN.

The only musician so far officially playing two slots at Download this year, will be Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen, who in addition to headlining the Sunday night with his main band, will be also performing the day before with his side project MAN RAZE.”

If you ask Fancore, that is one heck of a lineup. “Ripper”, Hatebreed, ADTR, Sylosis and Voivod all come with the great big stamp of ‘Core approval. See you in the pit!

Watch Bring Me The Horizon’s “Diamonds Aren’t Forever” Vid Here

Sheffield Metalcore mob Bring Me The Horizon have posted the new video for single “Diamonds Aren’t Forever” online, for all your viewing glory.

The video captures the bands intense and frantic live shows with footage from their recent U.S tours, aswell as plenty of up close and personal backstage footage. The upcoming song can be found on 2008’s applauded effort, “Suicide Season” or you can wait to get your hands on the single if you’re that way inclined.

The band have recently announced that they are parting ways with long-time bassist Curtis Ward with both parties citing “personal differences” as the reason for the split. BMTH have insisted that they will “remain close friends” with Ward, who was part of the band’s starting line-up way back in 2004.

Download add more bands to rapidly swelling lineup


A clutch of bands have been announced for the Download Festival, due to be held at Donington Park from the 12th to the 14th of June. Among them are misunderstood Deathcore crushers Bring Me The Horizon, Post-Hardcore snoozefest Fightstar, Nu-Metal footsoldiers Static-X and Northern Irish Hard Rock titans The Answer.

Download released this statement on their online forums:

Another fantastic twelve rock acts have been confirmed to play this year’s DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL AT DONINGTON PARK, which takes place 12-14 June.

THE ANSWER, FIGHTSTAR, BRING ME THE HORIZON, STAIND, STONE GODS, STATIC-X, SHINEDOWN, VOLBEAT, FACECAGE, AUGER BANE, SEVENDUST and GO: AUDIO join a tremendous line up which includes headliners Faith No More, Slipknot and Def Leppard at the historic Donington site.

Hot off the back of their 42-date US tour supporting AC/DC, THE ANSWER return to Download for the third time, in support of their brand new album Everyday Demons. Having already supported the likes of The Rolling Stones and Whitesnake in addition to AC/DC, Northern Ireland’s hottest new blues rockers will have no problem playing to the Download crowd.

Brit-rockers FIGHTSTAR come back to Download for the third time. Recently added onto the Radio 1 A-List, the post-hardcore outfit fronted by Charlie Simpson are about to release their third album ‘be human’ through their management imprint label Search and Destroy.

Sheffield noiseniks BRING ME THE HORIZON also return for the third time, and will be looking to replicate their typically boisterous pit action at this year’s Download. Their latest album Suicide Season, released last year, received 5 K’s from Kerrang! Magazine and the band were also part of Kerrang!’s Relentless Energy Drink Tour earlier this year. Lock up your daughters!

STONE GODS return for the second time having wowed the crowds at last year’s Download Festival. The band truly broke through last year with album Silver Spoons and Broken Bones and will be looking forward to joining The Answer and Black Stone Cherry at this year’s Download, having toured with both bands.

Multi million selling US rock act STAIND make their Download debut this year, following the release of their sixth studio album last year. Over the last ten years they have sold more than 12 million albums worldwide and earned their place as one of the most successful rock bands of the new millennium.

Des Moines metal exports FACECAGE will visit Donington for the first time at this year’s Download Festival, to promote their as yet unnamed fourth studio album, which like their third, will be produced by Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, who co-founded the Great Big Mouth label with them. Fans will have to turn up on the day to see if Corey joins them on stage for a number or two!

Techno pop-rockers tween wet-dream GO:AUDIO return for the second time having played on the third stage at Download last year. Building their fanbase through MySpace and touring with acts such as Kids in Glass Houses and Hellogoodbye, they are due to release their first album later this year.

Florida rockers SHINEDOWN make their Download debut this year. They have sold 6 million records worldwide to date and are currently signed to Atlantic Records. Their third album The Sound Of Madness was released in June 2008 and they went on to support Disturbed later that year.

LA industrial metal quartet STATIC-X will be looking forward to playing their first Download Festival, particularly after their scheduled appearance at Download 2004 was cancelled due to transport problems! Their sixth studio album Cult of Static was recently released in the UK, which features Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine and was produced by John Travis (Kid Rock, Buckcherry).

South East Londoners AUGER BANE are set to perform their first Download Festival, with big rock songs taken from their two EP’s ‘Scream Sessions’ and ‘House Of The Scorpion’ and album Wings Of Fallen Rock. A new album is in the making.

Danish rockers VOLBEAT also make their Download debut following a successful show at London’s Islington Academy last month. Their fusion of metal and rockabilly has given them three albums to date, and various music awards in Denmark.

Joining the nu-metal fraternity at this year’s Download is SEVENDUST, straight from Atlanta. Seven albums on, the band is due to start work on their eighth album due out next year. Having enjoyed commercial success in America, they have worked with the likes of Deftones and toured with acts such as Korn, Staind and Machine Head.”

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