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Festival News: 2000Trees

With 2000 Trees a month away, the festival organisers have confirmed the line-up for the Forest Sessions Stage. Saturday night Main Stage headliners Deaf Havana lead the line-up for the forest stage but they’ll also be joined by YONAKA, Holding Absence, Grace Petrie, Cavetown and The Skints for some intimate performances. In addition, there will […]Read More

Festival Review: Slam Dunk 2019

Slam Dunk North moved into its new home at Temple Newsam this weekend with the leafy surroundings and grand manor as its backdrop the festival felt it had finally grown-up. Having lost the Midlands leg of Slam Dunk and moving away from the city centre in Leeds had felt like an risky punt to take […]Read More

Festival Review: Live At Leeds 2019

There are many things that Leeds covets as a city – cheap beers, being the birthplace of M&S – but perhaps its most precious asset is its thudding music scene, and with it, the annual Live At Leeds Festival. Kicking off my day at 3pm were the floppy-haired rockers Drenge at O2 Academy, who wryly […]Read More

Over 60 New Acts Confirmed For Download Festival 2018

Over 60 new acts have been confirmed for Download Festival 2018. Having already announced Avenged Sevenfold, Ozzy Osbourne and Guns ‘N’ Roses as their headliners, the rock and metal festival is now starting to take shape with this latest announcement. Joining the Main Stage at Download Festival this year are old favourites like Black Stone […]Read More

Interview: DMA’s

Will Fisher witnessed DMA’s offhandedly stylish performance at Kendal Calling 2017 and caught up with guitarist Johnny Took from the band to talk about their debut album, festival season and… house plants.Read More

Festival Review: Isle of Wight Festival 2017

Festival season has come around once again and many savvy festival goers headed to polling stations to vote on the 8th June before beginning their weekend at the first major UK festival of the year on the Isle of Wight. Indie-rock band Misfires made an appearance in the ‘Jack Rocks with This Feeling’ stage, putting […]Read More

Review: Slam Dunk Festival 2017

Rou Reynolds, frontman of Enter Shikari asks, “Are you all feeling suitably nostalgic?”. While the Main Stage crowd roars back, the affirmation feels something like a simple answer because actually, no, as they rattle through their decade-old debut album ‘Take To The Skies’ it actually feels more relevant than ever before. With the lights and […]Read More

9 must-see bands at Slam Dunk Festival 2017

Slam Dunk is always a special Bank Holiday weekend of alternative and punk music and this year’s event promises to be more of the same. With Enter Shikari celebrating 10 years of their seminal debut album ‘Take To The Skies’ over the three dates or We Are The Ocean calling time on their career, the […]Read More

10 Amazing Acts Waiting to be Discovered at 110 Above

110 Above is an independently ran festival in rural Leicestershire, and acts on the line-ups each year are typically within the alternative rock genre, although some bands in this year’s line-up could be described as grunge and post punk too. Known for its chilled environment, it is ideal for people who are keen to discover […]Read More

The Top 10 Acts You Should Check Out At Boardmasters

Ever wanted to chill out and watch bands live, but rather than wading through muddy fields to get to the music, your location is instead a beautiful, golden beach? As long as the temperamental British weather holds up nicely, at Boardmasters you can combine sunny and warm summer fun on the beach with exciting acts […]Read More

Feeder and British Sea Power added to the line up

A batch of exciting new names have been added to the line up for Kendal Calling 2017. Amongst the newly announced artists are Welsh rockers Feeder who will expectedly deliver their classic anthems along with tracks from their latest album All Bright Electric. Regulars to the festival, the indie six piece British Sea Power have also been confirmed to […]Read More

5 reasons why you shouldn’t miss Slam Dunk 2017

Slam Dunk 2017 is just around the corner and if you haven’t got a ticket then why not? In short, its going to be great. As one of the few alternative / punk festivals, this three day extravaganza – now in its 12th year – has always brought the best bands together and this year […]Read More

11 Unmissable Acts at Live At Leeds 2017

With just under 2 weeks to go until a wealth of talent descends onto the beautiful city of Leeds for a Bank Holiday Weekend party in the shape of metropolitan day festival Live At Leeds, we at The Indiependent thought what better way to get you geared up for the city’s annual party then to […]Read More