Already Heard
INTERVIEW: NECK DEEP
Without a doubt Neck Deep are one of this years breakout bands. After kicking off the year
with the release of their debut LP, 'Wishful Thinking', the Wrexham pop-punk five piece
haven’t stopped touring since. From festival appearances throughout the UK and Europe to 2 months in North America as part of the Vans Warped Tour. We caught up with vocalist Ben Barlow and bassist Fil Thorpe-Evans at the Leeds Festival. They discussed their past festival experiences, supporting Blink-182, their up and coming UK headline tour and being
“leaders” of the UK pop-punk movement.
FIVES: MUST HEAR SEPTEMBER 2014 RELEASES
With the festival season more or less over for another year, it’s time for a whole load of
exciting releases to see the light of day. September sees a plethora of exciting releases, so much so that the Already Heard team were spoilt for choices when it came to picking this months must hear releases. Nevertheless they've completed the tricky task and picked out their five must-hear releases for the coming month.
INTERVIEW: LONELY THE BRAVE
Packing stadium sized rock anthems with an incredibly striking emotional punch, and graced with one of the most staggeringly unique vocal talents to have graced the UK Rock scene in a long time, Cambridge’s Lonely The Brave have become one of the single most talked about new bands to emerge in recent years. With their debut album ‘The Day’s War’ finally released this week, Already Heard caught up with lead guitarist Mark Trotter and Bassist
Andrew Bushen at last weekend’s Leeds Festival.
INTERVIEW: NECK DEEP
Without a doubt Neck Deep are one of this years breakout bands. After kicking off the year
with the release of their debut LP, 'Wishful Thinking', the Wrexham pop-punk five piece
haven’t stopped touring since. From festival appearances throughout the UK and Europe to 2 months in North America as part of the Vans Warped Tour. We caught up with vocalist Ben Barlow and bassist Fil Thorpe-Evans at the Leeds Festival. They discussed their past festival experiences, supporting Blink-182, their up and coming UK headline tour and being
“leaders” of the UK pop-punk movement.
FESTIVAL PREVIEW: READING AND LEEDS FESTIVAL 2014 - 20 MUST-SEE ACTS
It’s no doubt it has been an incredible summer of music, and it’s not over yet as the legendary Reading and Leeds Festival takes place this weekend. With dozens of acts playing across 8 stages over 3 days, there is lot to choose from. As always the Already Heard team has got together to pick out what we think are the 20 must-see acts at Reading and Leeds 2014.
HEVY FEST 2014
Check out our full coverage from this years Hevy Fest right here!


Royal Blood Announce UK with Turbowolf

Having entered the UK Album Chart at Number One, Brighton rock duo Royal Blood will follow up the success of their self-titled effort with a headline tour that will feature support from Turbowolf.

October
27 Dublin The Academy
29 Newcastle Riverside
30 Glasgow O2 Abc
31 Sheffield Leadmill
November
02 Manchester Ritz
03 Liverpool O2 Academy
04 Birmingham Institute
06 London Electric Ballroom
07 London Electric Ballroom
08 Cambrige Junction
10 Portsmouth Pyramid
11 Oxford O2 Academy
12 Bristol Bierkeller

Tickets will be available from Friday 5th September at 9:00AM.

Silent Screams and The Catharsis to Support Attila Next Month

Silent Screams and The Catharsis have been announced as support for Attila's October UK tour.

October
10th Southampton Joiners
11th Bristol Exchange
12th London Underworld
13th Manchester Academy 3
14th Glasgow Cathouse
15th Newcastle Think Tank
16th Leeds Cockpit 2
17th Nottingham Rock City Basement
18th Birmingham Asylum

Gnarwolves Confirm Winter UK Dates with Prawn and Public Domain

Gnarwolves have announced their biggest headline UK tour date and will take place this winter.

Support comes from Prawn and Public Domain (select dates only.)

November
30th Clwb ifor Bach, Cardiff
December
1st Cavern, Exeter
2nd Fleece, Bristol
3rd Talk, Birmingham
4th Kingston College, Kingston
5th Underworld, London*
6th Crauford Arms, Milton Keynes*
7th Rescue Rooms, Nottingham*
8th Audio, Glasgow*
9th Brudenell Social Club, Leeds*
10th Sound Control, Manchester*
11th Epic Studios, Norwich*
12th The Haunt, Brighton*
* = Prawn and Public Domain supporting

'Gnarwolves' is released on 15th September through Big Scary Monsters / Tangled Talk.

A Day To Remember Announce November UK Dates

A Day To Remember have announced they will be returning to the UK in November for a headline tour.

November
12th Portsmouth, Guildhall
14th Plymouth, Pavilions
15th Brighton, Centre
16th Leeds, O2 Academy
18th Edinburgh, Corn Exchange
19th Nottingham, Rock City
21st Sheffield, O2 Academy
23rd Newcastle, O2 Academy

Tickets cost £22 adv (subject to booking fee). All shows go on sale on Friday September 5th.

Algernon Doll Premier New Music Video for ‘Candy Striped’

Glasgow alt rockers Algernon Doll have premiered the music video for 'Candy Striped' over at Clash Music.

The song can be found on their recently released third album ‘Omphalic’ via Struggletown Records. The band have also recently announced a UK tour with The Winter Passing this October. The dates are as follows:

October
16th Downstairs, Aberdeen
17th The Central, Newcastle
18th TBA, Leeds
19th Scruffy Murphy’s, Birmingham
20th JT Soar, Nottingham
21st The Keystone, Guildford
22nd Old Blue Last, London
23rd Mozarts, Swansea

You can watch the video by clicking read more.

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Delain Announce UK Dates

imageDutch symphonic metallers Delain have announced a few UK headline dates this November.

The dates are in support of their recently released fourth album, 'The Human Contradiction', via Napalm Records. The band will also be supporting Sabaton with Battle Beast at The Forum in London next year on the 12th January 2015.

The dates are as follows:

November 2014
26th O2 Academy, Birmingham
27th Club Academy, Manchester
28th Cathouse, Glasgow
January 2015
12th The Forum, London w/ Sabaton + Battle Beast

The Subways to Tour the UK

The Subways will embark on a full UK tour this October in support of their upcoming fourth album.

Support will come from Max Raptor and Purple on selected dates. The dates are as follows:

October
1st Arts Centre, Colchester
2nd Guildhall, Gloucester
4th Boilerroom, Guilford
5th Wedgewood Rms. Portsmouth
7th Cavern, Exeter
8th Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff+
10th Static, Swansea+
11th Kasbah, Coventry+
13th Cyprus Avenue, Cork+
14th Academy 2, Dublin+
15th Limelight, Belfast+
17th The Hop, Wakefield+
18th Fibbers, York+
20th O2 Academy 2, Newcastle
21st Electric Circus, Edinburgh
22nd King Tuts, Glasgow
24th Tunnels, Aberdeen
25th 53 Degrees, Preston*
27th The Venue, Derby*
28th Met Lounge, Peterborough*
29th Portland Arms, Cambridge*
31st O2 Academy 2, Oxford*
November
1st The Owl Sanctuary, Norwich

* = w/ Max Raptor
+ = w/ Purple

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Big Wow Release New Song ‘Boltzmann Brain’

imageBig Wow are streaming their new song 'Boltzmann Brain' over at Under the Gun.

The song is from their debut album 'Teamwork Makes the Dream Work', due for release on the 8th September on Specialist Subject Records. You can pre-order it here.

The band will also be playing the following shows:

September
25th The Urban Bar, Whitechapel, London
26th Santiago, Leeds
27th TBA, Newcastle
December
13th Out of Spite Fest, Leeds

To listen to the song you can either go to Under the Gun or by clicking read more.

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Black Cop Announce UK Tour with Dog Eggs

imageGlasgow hardcore punks Black Cop have announced they are to embark on a short UK tour with Dog Eggs this November.

The tour will cover the following dates:

November
1st Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh
2nd Temple of Boom, Leeds
3rd TBC, Sheffield
4th JT Soar, Nottingham
5th The Unicorn, London
6th TBC

Frustration Release New Music Video

imageIrish hardcore mob Frustration have released a music video for their new song 'I Don't Think God Heard Me'.

The song is the title track for their upcoming 7”. Pre-orders will be available this Sunday 31st August on Farewell Records. The band will also begin a UK/EU tour next week with Nibiru.

The UK dates are as follows:

September
5th Le Pub, Newport
6th Bermuda Triangle, Birmingham
7th Platform 5, Ashford, Kent
19th The Workshop, London
20th Talk, Birmingham
21st Temple of Boom, Leeds

You can view the video by clicking read more.

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Delta Sleep Announce UK Tour with Axes

Math/indie rockers Delta Sleep have announced they’re touring the UK this October and November with Axes.

The tour will cover the following dates:

October
24th Bleach, Brighton w/ Cleft
25th Labour Club, Northampton
27th Firebug, Leicester
28th Wharf Chambers, Leeds
29th Opium, Edinburgh
30th Flat0/1, Glasgow
31st The Kings Arms, Manchester w/ Cleft
November
1st Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff
7th Upstairs @ The Garage, London

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The Winter Passing and Algernon Doll Announce October UK Tour

The Winter Passing and Algernon Doll will be touring the UK together in October.

October
16 Downstairs, Aberdeen
17 The Central, Newcastle
18 TBA, Leeds
19 Scruffy Murphy’s, Birmingham
20 JT Soar, Nottingham
21 The Keystone, Guildford
22 Old Blue Last, London
23 Mozarts, Swansea

Bitpart to Tour the UK

French post punks Bitpart will be playing a short run of UK shows starting next week.

You can catch the band at the following dates:

September
3rd Cowley Club, Brighton w/ Me with Others
4th Wahlbar, Manchester w/ Plough Lines, Dream Soda
5th JT Soar, Nottingham w/ Elopes
6th Mother’s Ruin, Bristol w/ Crows-An-Wra, Boxkite, Grandparent + Don Juan
7th Rooz Studios, London w/ Crows-An-Wra, Bluebird, Walleater, Boxkite, The New Tusk, The Correct Arc + Cherry But No Cake

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Don Broco to Headline Kerrang! UK Tour with We Are the In Crowd

Don Broco are headling the Kerrang! UK tour with We Are the In Crowd next year in February 2015.

The tour will cover the following dates:

February 2015
6th The Nick Rayns LCR, UEA, Norwich
7th O2 Academy, Leeds
9th O2 Academy, Southampton
10th O2 Academy, Bristol
11th Academy, Dublin
13th Uni Great Hall, Cardiff
14th Academy, Manchester
15th O2 Academy, Newcastle
16th O2 Academy, Glasgow
18th O2 Academy, Liverpool
19th O2 Academy, Birmingham
20th The Forum, London

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The Xcerts Announce UK Tour

The Xcerts have announced they’re going on a UK tour this November in support of their upcoming album 'There Is Only You', due for release on the 3rd November on Raygun Music.

The tour will cover the following dates:

November
4th Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
5th Gullivers, Manchester
6th Brudenell Games Room, Leeds
7th Oran Mor, Glasgow
8th Beat Generator Live, Dundee
10th Think Tank, Newcastle
11th Corporation, Sheffield
12th Waterfront Studio, Norwich
13th Bodega, Nottingham
14th Tufnell Park Dome, London
15th West End Centre, Aldershot

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