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Give It A Name returns

Following it’s phenomenal success in the last couple of years ‘Give It A Name’ is back for a third bite at the apple with a triple venue, 3 day spectacular.

Birmingham NEC, Glasgow SECC and London’s Earls Court share the spoils from 27th/28th/29th April in what promises to be a killer weekender.

Kicking off on Friday 27th April [London, 28th Birmingham, 29th Glasgow], Juliette & The Licks, Alexisonfire, The Used, HIM, From First To Last, Mindless Self Indulgence, Cry For Silence, The Sleeping, Ignite, Lost Alone and Kill Hannah will be breaking in the festival.

Saturday [in London, 29th in Birmingham] sees Crossfire favourites Brand New headlining a set that has us drooling – All American Rejects, Motion City Soundtrack, Senses Fail, New Found Glory, Madina Lake, Kevin Devine, Saosin, Mae, Kids In Glass Houses and the UK’s upstarts Enter Shakari will be amongst the act rocking out on the two stages at Earls Court.

Sunday [in London, 27th in Birmingham] sees the return of the grand-daddies of emo Jimmy Eat World, alongside AFI, Sparta and Thursday, Hit The Lights, theAudition, The Receiving End Of Sirens, mewithoutYou and MXPX, with Drive Thru’s Hellogoodbye headlining the second stage.

One things for sure – this festival’s going from strength to strength, and this year has a line up that’s dripping with promise. Tickets go on sale on from 9am Friday 19th January and will cost £80 adv for a 3 day pass and £32.50 adv for a single day.