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LEEDS FESTIVAL 2014
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HEVY FEST 2014
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ALREADY HEARD RECOMMENDS: BLOODY KNEES
Bloody Knees are the latest band to emerge from the UK lo-fi punk scene. On August 25th the quartet release their new EP, 'Stitches' which promises to be a catchy and raw in equal measures. We spoke to vocalist Bradley Griffiths to discuss the new EP, joining Dog Knights Productions, being part of the UK emo and lo-fi resurgence and more.
EXCLUSIVE EP PREMIER - FROM HER EYES - DEMONS EP
If metalcore is your thing then say hello to From Her Eyes. The Welsh quartet are exclusively streaming their debut EP 'Demons' right here on Already Heard.
ALREADY HEARD SESSION: DIAMOND YOUTH - DON’T FEEL REAL
During their recent first ever run of the UK with Citizen and Headroom, Justin Gilman and
Sam Trapkin of Diamond Youth met up with Already Heard ahead of the band’s London show
to record an ‘Already Heard Session.'


Scar Symmetry, Veil of Maya, Tesseract and More Announced for Tech-Fest 2013

Details of this year’s Tech-Fest in Peterborough have been announced with Scar Symmetry, Veil of Maya, and Tesseract being confirmed as headliners.

The rest of the line-up consists of:

Monuments (EARLY BIRD 11th HEADLINER)
Skyharbor (UK EXCLUSIVE)
Chimp Spanner
Heart of a Coward
Sybreed
Aliases
Uneven Structure (Exclusive)
The Algorithm
Disperse
Destiny Potato
Xerath
Cilice
Neosis
Dyscarnate
Nexilva
Drewsif Stalin (D.S.M.E)
Cold Night For Alligators
Eryn Non Dae
Kartikeya
Above The Earth
Joncofy

Tech-Fest takes place from 11th to 15th July at The Plough, Peterborough and is the first open-air progressive and technical metal festival in Europe.

Weekend tickets cost £59.99 (+£20 for camping) and are on sale now here.

The Devil Wears Prada, The Acacia Strain and More Announced for Ghostfest 2013

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The first details about Ghostfest 2013 have emerged. Once again the two-day festival will take place at Leeds University on the 29th and 30th June 2013. The two date event will be headlined by The Devil Wears Prada and The Acacia Strain.

Other names announced so far are Veil of Maya, I Wrestled A Bear Once, Bury Your Dead, Harms Way, Vanna, Odessa, Malevolence, Chronographs, Twitching Tongues and Departures.

Weekend tickets are £37.50 with single day tickets costing £25.

Tickets are exclusively available to order from Impericon from Friday February 1st.

Live Review: August Burns Red, The Devil Wears Prada and Veil Of Maya - Ritz, Manchester - 21/10/2012

Considering tonight is a Sunday night in the middle of Manchester, I’m surprised by how many people have turned out to see two of the US’s biggest metalcore exports. As it’s a Sunday you’d think for the two Christian bands (August Burns Red and The Devil Wears Prada) it’d be a day of rest but no, instead the two bands incite sheer carnage as bodies flail and headbang along to some skull crushing breakdowns.

First up of the night is Veil of Maya a band coming in at the last minute to take over previous support Whitechapel’s spot. The band does sound quite impressive with plenty of guitar pinches and squeals during the songs mixed with guttural growls from frontman Brandon Butler it’s a steady set from the band. Working their way through their metal songs the crowd respond with pits opening up but the overuse of the guitar breakdown eventually makes me lose interest. (2.5/5)

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Live Photos: Veil Of Maya - Rock City, Nottingham - 18/10/2012


View on Flickr. Photos by Carrie-Anne Pollard..

Veil of Maya Replace Whitechapel on August Burns Red/The Devil Wears Prada UK Tour

Whitechapel have pulled out of their forthcoming UK tour with August Burns Red and The Devil Wears Prada.

Veil of Maya have been announced as their replacement.

October
18th Nottingham Rock City

19th Glasgow Garage
20th Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall
21st Manchester HMV Ritz
22nd Bristol O2 Academy
23rd London Electric Ballroom

Weekly US News Round-Up (21/9/2012)

Even though we love our Stateside friends, our main goal here at Already Heard to showcase and highlight the best in established and emerging UK bands.

As a result of this, each week we bring you a concise round-up of news from America.

Nevertheless we will continue to work with bands from overseas in a variety of other ways; reviews, interviews, live photos, acoustic sessions, features and more.

If you have any news to contribute to future US News Round-Up’s, e-mail us at info@alreadyheard.com.

This week’s US News Round-Up includes details of new releases from Deftones, My Chemical Romance, Slingshot Dakota, and Citizen. While there are new music videos from I Call Fives, Homelife, Joyce Manor, State Faults and Single Mothers.

In addition Man Overboard, Never Shout Never, The Acacia Strain, Veil of Maya, The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die and The Motel Life have announced new tour dates.

Read on to find out more about all of this and more.

Green Day's new album '¡Uno!' is streaming here.

My Chemical Romance have revealed details of their 'Conventional Weapons' collection.

Title: Number One
A-side: Boy Division
B-side: Tomorrow’s Money
Release date: October 30, 2012

Title: Number Two
A-side: AMBULANCE
B-side: Gun.
Release date: Black Friday, November 23, 2012

Title: Number Three
A-side: The World Is Ugly
B-side: The Light Behind Your Eyes
Release date: Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Title: Number Four
A-side: Kiss The Ring
B-side: Make Room!!!!
Release date: Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Title: Number Five
A-side: Surrender The Night
B-side: Burn Bright
Release date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Deftones will release 'Koi No Yokan' on November 12th. A free song called 'Leathers' can be downloaded from Deftones.com.

1. Poltergeist (Roller Derby)
2. Romantic Dreams
3. Leathers
4. Swerve City
5. Entomb (Dazzle)
6. Graphic Nature
7. Tempest
8. Gauze
9. Rosemary
10. Goon Squad
11. What Happened To You? (Flashback)

New Found Glory guitarist Chad Gilbert has joined with Bridge Nine Records to form a new imprint label called Violently Happy Records. The labels first release will be 'The Best Ways to Disappear' EP by Candy Hearts.

I Call Fives released the video for 'Late Nights.'

Bad Books posted a new song called 'It Never Stops.' Bad Books will release 'II' on October 9th through ia Triple Crown Records and Favorite Gentleman.

Pentimento have joined Paper + Plastick Records and will release a Self-Titled album on November 13th. Black Numbers will be handling the CD and cassette release of the album. The video for ‘Circles’ can be viewed here.

IWrestledABearOnce will be releasing a horror film called 'A Beary Scary Movie' on November 6th. The official trailer can be viewed here.

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