Refused to play 2 UK shows in August

Swedish hardcore band Refused stole the show at Download festiival this weekend and announced that they will play UK gigs this August in London (12th) and Manchester (14th). Talking about the trip ahead, Refused say: “The Queen just had her Jubilee, Download’s happening this weekend and now we’re extremely happy to announce that we will be playing a couple of club shows in the UK in August. London and Manchester be ready. WE ARE NOT FUCKING DEAD.”

Tickets will be available next week.

Black Sabbath to play Birmingham on May 19th

Black Sabbath (or the line up that they are calling Black Sabbath) have announced an intimate show this May ahead of their headline slot at Download Festival on June 13th.

The band will play the O2 Academy in Birmingham on May 19th, which will be their first show in their home town in over thirteen years.

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Win ‘Waiting for Lightning’ screening tickets & DC shoes!

The Prince Charles Cinema will host the London screening of the Danny Way documentary ‘Waiting for Lightning’. The much anticipated film directed by Jacob Rosenberg will be shown on Tuesday May 1st with Danny Way attending the event himself.

The screening sold out in a flash on Saturday but we have 2 tickets for one lucky winner this week and one pair of DC Shoes. Just answer the question related to the video below.

We will contact the winner through our facebook page so like our page as we will be in touch on Monday. Good luck!

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City of Rats premiere March 4th in London

The Slam City Skates video premiere of City of Rats will be taking place early evening on Sunday 4th March 2012 at the Prince Charles cinema in London. Tickets for the premiere are now available and can be found online from this Monday here for both 6pm and 7:15pm showings.Tickets are £4 per person and come with a free Slam City Enamel Pin Badge while stocks last. You can also buy tickets from the Covent Garden store from this weekend.

The Prince Charles cinema can be found at 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY. Get yourself sorted before these tickets all go.

Black Sabbath and Metallica confirmed for Download 2012

It may be November still but the Download Festival are already pleasing rock fans by announcing two heavyweights will headline the festival in 2012. Metallica have been conformed they will headline on Saturday and play the ‘Black’ album. Let’s hope they leave Lou Reed at home as he is no match for the mighty Black Sabbath whose original line up of Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, Bill Ward will grace the 10th anniversary of the festival!

Download 2012 will take place on the weekend of 8-10th June 2012 at Donington Park. Get your tickets sorted now to avoid missing this one.