NICK SANTINO COVERS NEW FOUND GLORY

A Rocket To The Moon are due to play their first UK shows on the Mayday Parade tour (dates here) so get excited by checking out Nick Santino’s cover of Dressed To Kill on Fueled By Ramen’s tumblr page!

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BLITZ KIDS ADDED TO MAYDAY PARADE TOUR

CtrlAltRock favourites Blitz Kids have been added as support to Mayday Parade’s  tour in May/June, alongside A Rocket To The Moon and We Are The In Crowd. We are very excited about this one!

NEW BANDS FOR SLAM DUNK 2011!

As if last week’s announcement for this year’s Slam Dunk Festival wasn’t enough to send you running to buy your tickets one week on we’ve got yet another bunch of bands added to the line-up! Joining the likes of  3oh!3 and pop punk legends The Starting Line are Anti- Flag, We Are The In Crowd, Goldfinger, A Rocket To The Moon and VersaEmerge.

As it’s the 10th anniversary of Slam Dunk, founder Ben Ray had this to say:

“Being the 10

th anniversary of Slam Dunk it was important for me to have a lineup that truly represents the way the scene has evolved over the last 10 years. I am extremley happy to have some of the bands that inspired me to start the club night from which the festival evolved from.

Returning to Leeds University for a 5th year, 2011 will not doubt surely see a another repeat of one of the best Festival atmospheres at any rock festival anywhere in the world. Going back to Hatfield for it’s 2nd year any teething problems of last year’s event have been ironed out with a different layout and the main stage and merch village being outdoors. Increased and improved security will ensure a smooth flow of people between all the stages. The dates have also been swapped around to give the venue time to recover from it’s Summer Ball on the Friday night which caused us problems last year.”

Tickets are on sale now from all the usual outlets – be sure to snap them up asap!

MAYDAY PARADE TO TOUR UK IN MAY/JUNE

Mayday Parade are touring the UK to coincide with their appearance at Slam Dunk Festival. Support comes from A Rocket To The Moon and We Are The In Crowd (so it’s possible we can also see them announced for Slam Dunk shortly!)

You can catch them at;

May
16.05 – Northampton Roadmender
17.05 – Kingston Peel
18.05 – Leicester Sub91
19.05 – Yeovil Orange Box
22.05 – Cardiff University
23.05 – Nottingham Rescue Rooms
24.05 – Glasgow Garage
25.05 – Manchester Academy 2
26.05 – London Koko
27.05 – Birmingham O2 Academy 2
30.05 – Oxford O2 Academy 2
31.05 – Norwich Waterfront

June
01.06 – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms