Alright, calm down now. As you may have guessed, Arcane Roots have announced a string of intimate UK dates.
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Arcane Roots played the Pepsi Max Stage a litle while ago, and our man Giles Smith was there to capture everything for Rock Sound.
Alt-rock outfit will play their own headlines shows among dates with Coheed And Cambria in November...
The new video for Arcane Root's latest single 'Belief', due for release on September 02 through PIAS. The band play Reading and Leeds Festival later this month, go see em innit.
A gallery of images from the band's current UK tour (shot by Carla Mundy), see Arcane Roots at The Great Escape this weekend on the Rock Sound stage at Concorde 2!
Brighton's prestige festival The Great Escape have announced their second batch of acts including the likes of Arcane Roots, Hacktivist, LostAlone, Murder By Death, Mutiny On The Bounty, Sharks, Tall Ships and Three Trapped Tigers. They will be joined in addition to the already announced Title Fight, Dinosaur Pile-Up and Marmozets. Rock Sound will be returning this year hosting our very own showcase. You can still book early bird tickets at www.escapegreat.com for a measly £45.
It feels like it has been a lifetime in the making, but at long last, Arcane Roots have announced details on their debut album. "Blood And Chemistry" will be released on 6 May through PIAS, and to promote the release, they will be embarking on an extensive tour with support coming from the equally awesome The James Cleaver Quintet and The Memorials. Get hyped!
30 - CARDIFF Clwb Ifor Bach
01 - KINGSTON New Noise + acoustic in-store at Banquet Records
02 - NOTTINGHAM Rock City Basement
04 - COVENTRY Kasbah
05 - GLASGOW ABC2
06 - NEWCASTLE Think Tank
07 - MANCHESTER Sound Control
08 - LEEDS Cockpit 3
09 - LONDON Electrowkerz
10 - WOLVERHAMPTON Slade Rooms
12 - TUNBRIDGE WELLS Forum
14 - MILTON KEYNES Crauford Arms
15 - GUILDFORD Boileroom
16 - BRISTOL Louisiana
Rock Sound recently spent a day with Arcane Roots in the Moles Studio as they record their debut full-length album with producer Dan Austin, all shots by Carla Mundy.
Guildford three-piece deliver another belter! Gosh, don't they look smart?
Arance Roots will support Twin Atlantic this December on the Free-ze tour, alongside Dinosaur Pile-Up. Catch all three excellent bands on one of the following dates:
28 - CARDIFF University
29 - LONDON Islington Academy
30 - BRIGHTON Haunt
02 - BIRMINGHAM Academy
03 - NOTTINGHAM Rescue Rooms
04 - MANCHESTER Club Academy
06 - WREXHAM Central Station
07 - LEEDS Cockpit
09 - EDINBURGH Picture House
10 - GLASGOW Academy
11 - ABERDEEN Forum
12 - DUNDEE Fat Sam's
So there you have it. The Free-ze tour. Crap name, good line-up.
The new vid from Arcane Roots as they wrap up a brief UK tour and set their sights on a slot at Sonisphere next week.
What do you get when you put messy post-hardcore, soaring rock and a million different ideas into a blender? No idea, but this lot come close.