Posts Tagged ‘Kasabian’

Reading Festival, Leeds FestivalFIRST BANDS CONFIRMED FOR READING & LEEDS FESTIVALS 2012

So finally the time has come for this year’s Reading and Leeds festival bands to be released – first up we have the headliners THE CURE, KASABIAN and  THE FOO FIGHTERS!

The Main Stage at Reading on the Friday and Leeds on the Saturday will have Paramore with their only uk festival appearance at Reading & Leeds Festival 2012, with Bombay Bicycle Club, You Me At Six, Crystal Castles, Angels & Airwaves, Coheed & Cambria, Cancer Bats, and Deaf Havana also confirmed. The Main Stage at Reading on the Saturday and Leeds on the Sunday will have Florence + The Machine second from top of the bill. Also confirmed are The Vaccines, Enter Shikari, The Shins, OFWGKTA, Mystery Jets, and Blood Red Shoes.

The Main Stage at Reading on the Sunday and Leeds on the Friday will have The Black Keys making their only UK festival appearance. That day will also see performances from Kaiser Chiefs, Bullet For My Valentine, All Time Low, The Gaslight Anthem, Eagles Of Death Metal, Band Of Skulls, and Pulled Apart By Horses.

On the Radio 1/NME Stage at Reading on the Friday and Leeds on the Saturday will be headliners The Maccabees, plus Foster the People, and The Courteeners.    The Radio 1/NME Stage at Reading on Saturday and Leeds on the Sunday will host At the Drive-In with their only UK festival appearance, plus The Cribs, Billy Talent, and Miike Snow.

At Reading on the Sunday and Leeds on the Friday Justice will headline the Radio 1/NME Stage, supported by Two Door Cinema Club, The Horrors, and SBTRKT.   The Dance Stage headliners are Metronomy on Saturday at Reading and Sunday at Leeds, with support from Katy B, Azealia Banks, and Jaguar Skills.

For more READING FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

For more LEEDS FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Pinkpop Festival, NetherlandsPINKPOP ANNOUNCES MORE BANDS & DAY LINE UP FOR 2012

Just announced on their Twitter pages Pinkpop organisers have confirmed the following bands for Saturday 26th May – KYUSS LIVES!, KASABIAN, ANOUK, THE CURE, WILL AND THE PEOPLE, THE AFGHAN WHIGS, BEN HOWARD, MAJOR TOM, THE ASTEROIDS GALAXY TOUR,THE TING TINGS

Playing Sunday 27th May will be BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB, SHARON JONES & THE DAP KINGS, CHASE & STATUS, MASTODON, THE WOMBATS, KEANE, BABYLON CIRCUS, RACOON, THE KYTEMAN ORCHESTRA, SOUNDGARDEN, LINKIN PARK

Playing Monday 28th are JAMES MORRISON, GERS PARDOEL, SEASICK STEVE, THE SPECIALS, MUMFORD & SONS, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E-STREET BAND, SERENA PRYNE & THE MANDEVILLES, CHEF’SPECIAL, PAUL KALKBRENNER, BLOOD RED SHOES, HERBERT GRÖNEMEYER, THE HIVES

For more PINKPOP FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

T in The Park Festival 2012, ScotlandT IN THE PARK LINE UP ANNOUNCED!

As promised we can now bring you this year’s T in Te Park line up that has just been announced over on their Facebook page!

Headlining the festival this year will be Snow Patrol, The Stone Roses, Kasabian!

Joining them on the bill are Tinie Tempah, New Order, David Guetta, Calvin Harris, Elbow, Example, Professor Green, Kaiser Chiefs, and Jessie J.

Other acts revealed today include Chase & Status, Skrillex, The Temper Trap, Sven Vath, Emeli Sande, Ben Howard, Happy Mondays, James Morrison, The Darkness, Miike Snow, Labrinth, Amy Macdonald, The Courteeners, The Enemy, Mastodon, and Slam.

And they keep on coming – Pulled Apart By Horses, Tribes, Enter Shikari, Major Lazer, Rizzle Kicks, Peter Doherty, Skream ft. Sgt Pokes, Erol Alkan, The Wailers, Benga, Fake Blood, Jack Beats, Crookers, Alabama Shakes, The Wanted, Twin Atlantic, Dubfire, Joris Voorn, Christina Perri, Devlin, Bellowhead, Maya Jane Coles, Little Roy, Spector, Len Faki, Band Of Skulls, and Pan-Pot.

With more acts yet to be announced!

Geoff Ellis the Festival Director at DF Concerts said, “It’s really important to us that we listen to the fans and make every effort to book the bands they tell us they want to see. With some of the biggest bands and the greatest audience in the world, we hope the weekend of 6 – 8 July will be unforgettable for fans. Opening the campsite gates for the first time is still my favourite moment of the festival weekend and I can’t wait to see you all in July!.”

For more T IN THE PARK FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Hultsfred Festival SwedenFOR THE FIRST TIME IN SWEDEN – KASABIAN CONFIRMED FOR HULTSFRED FESTIVAL 2012!

It’s a damn good feeling that over the past few weeks could see and hear from you about a special band desires. Nice and fun because organisers have worked to get this band for a long time.

So finally, now it’s confirmed  Kasabian go to the forests of Småland in the summer which is actually their first gig ever in Sweden!  Besides the British band, organisers also present the Danish band Sleep Party People.

For more HULTSFRED FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Northside Festival, Denmark 2012MORE BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR DENMARK’S NORTHSIDE FESTIVAL

Joining the already announced Stone Roses, Justice and Kashmir are Dúné, Garbage, James Blake, Kasabian, Malk De Koijn, The Temper Trap, Turboweekend, When Saints Go!

For more NORTHSIDE FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Rock Werchter Festival, Belgium 2012ROCK WERCHTER ANNOUNCES 16 MORE BANDS FOR 2012!

Today is finally the day to name names. All at once there are 16 new names on the Rock Werchter bill for 2012, and they are: THE CURE, ELBOW, SNOW PATROL, dEUS, BLINK-182, KASABIAN, DEADMAU5, SKRILLEX, GARBAGE, KATY B, BEIRUT, DJ FRESH presents FRESH/LIVE, WOLFMOTHER, WIZ KHALIFA, KATZENJAMMER and X.

It has previously been announced that Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Florence + the Machine and Justice will appear at Rock Werchter 2012

More names will be announced soon…

For more ROCK WERCHTER FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Rock Am Ring Festival GermanyEXCLUSIVE SHOWS ANNOUNCED FOR ROCK AM RING & ROCK IM PARK 2012

Exclusive shows from Linkin Park, Soundgarden, Billy Talent, Gossip, The Offspring and many more

Linkin Park are cited together with Metallica and Die Toten Hosen the field of competitors at Rock am Ring and Rock im Park. The most popular U.S. rock group of the last decade is in the summer of 2012 to release a new studio album and play the first time after five years at the twin festivals.

As more major events of the summer open-air Soundgarden reunited the original members, Canada’s punk-alternative-heroes Billy Talent, the disco-rock formation at the Gossip frontwoman Beth Ditto charismatic and The Offspring have confirmed exclusive performances.

Other attractions include the coming global superstar of electronic music Skrillex, which was nominated for five Grammy awards recently, and Tenacious D, with the strong-voiced singer, actor and comedian Jack Black. The shows these two very different artists who are, for the first time in ring and in doing so, park, fans and promoters alike are expected with great excitement and anticipation.

National bands and artists such as Deicide, MIA., Dick Brave & the Backbeats, Guano Apes, Donots and Lexy & K-Paul grandiose promises entertainment and illustrate the breadth of musical festivals.

With Kasabian, The Subways, Enter Shikari were also some of the most exciting British formations in recent years are required.

Even the supporters of the harder to come at the current confirmations not too short. With Motorhead, Marilyn Manson, Machine Head, Killswitch Engage, Opeth and diverse representation of the different facets and trends of metal genres are at the start.

Together with the already confirmed headliners Metallica, among others, play it, Black Album ‘in its entirety, and Die Toten Hosen, their 30th Anniversary celebration, is characterized as early as now, that will be Rock am Ring and Rock im Park the highlight of the festival season.

Already more than 55,000 ring and Park Rocker is their ticket to the event at the Nürburgring and Nürnberg have secured. The current ticket price level of 160, – € on the ring and 155, – € is valid until 15 – € in the park including any fees, camping and parking, and garbage refundable deposit of 5, January 2012.

For more ROCK AM RING 2012 information and line up – click here >>>
For more ROCK IM PARK 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

Sziget Festival HungaryPRINCE AND MORE ADDED TO SZIGET FESTIVAL ‘DAY ZERO’

Only eighteen days before the start the Hungarian Sziget Festival comes with the line-up of the traditional second festival day ‘Day Zero’ (9 August). Although there will be performances on only a few stages, this day will certainly be one not to be missed.

Crowning the day will be a Main Stage performance of Prince, who will come to the festival for the first time. But the day will also see performances of some of the most successful world music acts that have already performed at Sziget before: Klezmatics from New York, Serbian Boban i Marko Markovic Orkestar and Russia’s finest underground ska band Leningrad. These bands always managed to create a great party in a magical athmosphere. Usually they are headliners on the World Music Stage, so it will be really special to see them all on one day.

As if all of that is not enough yet, on the Europe stage people could check out the winning acts of talent competitions all over Europe. And from Hungary eleven of the most famous Hungarian acts will perform accompanied by the Magyar Radio Symphonic Orchestra. These eleven acts are Pannonia All-Stars Ska Orchestra, Vastaghúros Swetter zenekar, Heaven Street Seven, Balkán Fanatik, Isten Háta Mögött, Hiperkarma, Freshfabrik, Budapest Bár, Rúzsa Magdi and Caramel.

The first day, which is traditionally called ‘Day -1’, is as usual a day with only Hungarian acts. In the days after ‘Day Zero’ acts like The Prodigy, Pulp, Interpol, Kasabian, Dizzee Rascal, Judas Priest, The Maccabees, Oi Va Voi, British Sea Power and White Lies are on the bill, next to many other bands in a wide range of musical genres. Besides music the Sziget Festival is known for the fun, as there are many more things going on than just concerts.

The Sziget Festival takes place from 8th to 15th August on an island in the Danube in the Hungarian capital Budapest

Fo more SZIGET FESTIVAL information – click here >>>

Hove Festival 2011KASABIAN ADDED TO HOVE FESTIVAL LINE UP

English band KASABIAN, who in 2010 was voted “Best Act In The World Today” by music magazine Q, have been confirmed for this summer’s big adventure at Hove.  This will be the first time that the band have played in Norway

KASABIAN are also favorite band Oasis brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher (the only thing the two agree?), And have played with them on several occasions.  In other words, time for bold, electric, British rock at Hove this summer.

For more HOVE FESTIVAL information – click here >>>

Hurricane Festival, GermanyNEW BAND ADDITIONS FOR HURRICANE FESTIVAL

Rule, Britannia! The new band confirmations are led by KAISER CHIEFS, SUEDE and KASABIAN

Joining them are BRIGHT EYES, ALL TIME LOW, BLOOD RED SHOES, JUPITER JONES, THE ASTEROIDS GALAXY TOUR and WARPAINT with the white stage playing host to CROOKERS, TRENTEMØLLER AND HERCULES and LOVE AFFAIR.

For more HURRICANE FESTIVAL information – click here >>>

Southside Festival, GermanyNEW BAND ADDITIONS FOR SOUTHSIDE FESTIVAL

Rule, Britannia! The new band confirmations are led by KAISER CHIEFS, SUEDE and KASABIAN

Joining them are BRIGHT EYES, ALL TIME LOW, BLOOD RED SHOES, JUPITER JONES, THE ASTEROIDS GALAXY TOUR and WARPAINT with the white stage playing host to CROOKERS, TRENTEMØLLER AND HERCULES and LOVE AFFAIR.

For more SOUTHSIDE FESTIVAL information – click here >>>

FM4 Frequency Festival, AustriaFIRST BANDS ANNOUNCED!

Organisers have today announced the following bands for this year’s festival – FOO FIGHTERS, THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS, KASABIAN, RISE AGAINST, THE NATIONAL, HURTS, APOCALYPTICA, DROPKICK MURPHYS, K’S CHOICE, TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB, NNEKA, MONO & NIKITAMAN, YODELICE

For more FM4 FREQUENCY FESTIVAL information – click here >>>

Gurtenfestival, SwitzerlandGURTENFESTIVAL ADDS KASABIAN, BRANDON FLOWERS, THE NATIONAL AND MORE…

KASABIAN – The Quartet from Leicester in the UK is celebrating with a pounding mix of T. Rex, Primal Scream and Oasis huge success.
BRANDON FLOWERS
– The frontman of “The Killers”, one of the most successful rock bands of the planet, his solo album exclusively on the front straps.
THE NATIONAL – With their latest album, “Violet’s” have guys from Brooklyn, NY even exceeded. Ein kleines Meisterwerk. A small masterpiece.
EELS
– What is the quirky Mark Oliver Everett, known in short, EELS may be expected to live, is in the highest degree exciting.
TRENTEMOELLER live
– with a warm blanket of dubby bass and melody is spherical its visitors a breathtaking visual journey.
THE VACCINES
– All signs indicate that the four guys from London with her hellish hot rock and roll band of the year.
THE SCRIPT
– The climbers from Ireland, the blend of stadium rock and rhythm ‘created a winning formula with surprising to.
ROBERT RANDOLPH & THE FAMILY BAND
– The pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph and his band catapult the Blues into a new dimension and beam Woodstock 2011.

For more GURTENFESTIVAL information – click here >>>

Rock Werchter Festival, BelgiumROCK WERCHTER ADDS SEVEN MORE BANDS TO LINE UP

Announced for the main stage on Sunday are GRINDERMAN and KASABIAN and joining them on the Pyramid Marquee are BEADY EYE, EELS, ALOE BLACC and WARPAINT on Thursday and GOOSE on Friday.

For more ROCK WERTCHTER FESTIVAL information – click here >>>

Bilbao BBK Live Festival, SpainSIX NEW BANDS NAMED FOR THE BILBAO BBK LIVE FESTIVAL

All confined today for the Spanish festival – KASABIAN, KAISER CHIEFS, 30 SECONDS TO MARS, M CLAN, RUSSIAN RED and !!! are all confirmed for the Spanish festival

For more BILBAO BBK LIVE FESTIVAL information – click here >>>

Rockness Festival, Inverness, ScotlandSECOND HEADLINE ACT ANNOUNCED!

Joining the Chemical Brothers who were announced earlier, KASABIAN have been revealed as the second headlining act for next year’s RockNess festival held at the edge of Loch Ness, Scotland on Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June.

KASABIAN head to RockNess as a Scottish festival exclusive headlining the opening night of the festival.

For more ROCKNESS FESTIVAL information – click here >>>

Isle of Wight Festival, UKRounding off a week of announcements, The Isle of Wight Festival has revealed that the almighty KASABIAN will take the top spot on Sunday’s line up.  Joining the already world class list of headliners, Kings of Leon and Foo Fighters with Pulp co-headlining, British rockers KASABIAN are certain to end the festival in true Isle of Wight style. Don’t miss out, tickets go on sale tomorrow (Friday 19th November)

In 2010 the chart topping 4-piece from Leicestershire won numerous awards including a BRIT, two NME’s, Q Award and Mojo Award. They were nominated for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize for the multi platinum selling ‘West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum’, and continue to produce the sound of a band at full strength. Sure to pull out all the stops, Kasabian are the perfect band to end the Festival.

John Giddings, the Festival promoter, says, “We wanted the kings of rock ‘n’ roll every night for our tenth birthday and the choices were obvious.  Kasabian have reignited UK rock music and taken the mantle, long may they reign. It will be a riotous crowd-pleasing end to the weekend and I think that Jimi Hendrix would approve of our choices!”

For more ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL information – click here >>>