Iconic UK Venue: Cockpit, Leeds To close.

After 20 years of delivering live music, the Cockpit in Leeds, UK has announced its closure. An official announcement was made earlier on the website today. The statement read “It is with great regret that we have to announce the permanent closure of the Cockpit. After 20 great years as an integral pillar of the Leeds music scene we have decided that it is no longer viable to deliver you the level of service you deserve with the building in it’s current condition.” Click here to read the full statement….

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INDUSTRY INTERVIEW: Jeremy Saffer (Music Photographer)

This week we chat with renowned music photographer Jeremy Saffer, who has worked with bands such as My Chemical Romance, Jeffree Star, A Day to Remember, Megadeth, The Misfits and Hatebreed. Originally hailing from Western Mass, Saffer not only continues to shoot, but offers his own seminars and workshops, and even showcased his work in the 2008 photo book, Bring The Noise.Today, Saffer shares tips for aspiring photographers, along with some of his most memorable stories from the industry. Check it out below. Please follow and like us:

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Asking Alexandria Announces Involvement In Pair Of Upcoming Festivals

Asking Alexandria has announced they will be playing at a pair of upcoming festivals in the first half of 2014. The first of which, Westfest, will be Feb. 20 in Auckland, New Zealand where the group will be headlining alongside Korn, August Burns Red, Black Veil Brides, Whitechapel, Terror, and Saving Grace. Other notable performances will be made by Megadeth, Five Finger Death Punch and Rob Zombie, among others. Please follow and like us:

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INDUSTRY INTERVIEW: Mark Workman ‘How To Be A Music Tour Manager’

Infectious Magazine is thrilled to bring you the first in a series of industry interviews where we aim to bring you insight from some of the music industry’s finest. In the coming weeks, you’ll see interviews with PR professionals, label staff, tour managers, festival promoters, and many more with advice for bands, aspiring industry professionals, and those who just want to learn more about the field. Kicking things off is tour manager & lighting designer Mark Workman, who has worked with bands such as Testament (most recently supporting Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage) Queens of the Stone Age, Anthrax,…

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Green Day, Avenged Sevenfold And Megadeth To Tour Australia

Australia’s Soundwave Festival 2014 will feature Green Day, Avenged Sevenfold, and Megadeth. The star-studded lineup also includes Alice In Chains, Placebo, AFI, Korn, Rob Zombie and many more. The five city festival began as a one day event in 2004, but in more recent years its attendance rivals that of  Australia’s Big Day Out and Stereosonic. You can purchase a CD at individual band websites and buy concert tickets here beginning on September 5th. Please follow and like us:

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Monster Energy Announces Aftershock Festival Lineup

The Monster Energy Aftershock Festival Lineup has been announced! Performances include A Day To Remember, Falling In Reverse, Five Finger Death Punch, Megadeth, and many more. The festival will take place on September 14th-15th at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA. The winner of Ernie Ball’s Battle of the Bands will also perform. Check out the lineup after the jump. You can buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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