Today's roundup includes Brand New, The Xcerts and Har Mar Superstar. *Remember! The news roundup gets updated throughout the day, so make sure you come back later for more news! Brand New Brand New (pictured above) announce their largest ever UK headline show. They will play London Wembley Arena on Saturday 23 January 2010. Tickets for the show go on sale Friday 4 September 2009 at 9am and are available from the box office on 0844 815 0815, online @ gigandtours.com and via the 24hr CC hotline on 0871 2200 260. The announcement follows Brand New’s incendiary performances on the Main Stage at the Leeds and Reading festivals last weekend. The band played a run of sold out UK shows in June, ending with an appearance at Glastonbury Festival. Brand New will release their new album, Daisy, on 21 September on the band's own Procrastinate Music Traitors imprint, in partnership with DGC/Interscope. The album is heralded by lead track At The Bottom, which is available to download now; a full digital bundle will be available on 14 September. http://www.myspace.com/brandnew The Xcerts The Xcerts have now been confirmed as support for part of the Funeral For A Friend tour. This joins last week's news that the band will be main support on Idelwild's forthcoming tour and releasing new single 'Nightschool' on 5th October. September 17th - Cavern, Exeter 18th - Inn On The Sqaure, Barnstaple 19th - Southsea Festival, Portsmouth 24th - The Tap House, Kidderminster with This City 25th - Unit, Southampton with This City 26th - Club Revolution, Peterborough with This City 27th - Fat Sam’s, Dundee with This City 28th - Tunnels, Aberdeen with This City 29th - Oran Mor, Glasgow with This City 30th - Fibbers, York with This City October 2nd - Rock City, Nottingham with This City 3rd - Academy 3, Birmingham with This City 4th - Bivouac@Scy, Lincoln with This City 5th - Audio, Brighton with This City 6th - Barfly, London with This City 7th - Roadhouse, Manchester with This City 9th - Mad Ferret, Preston with This City 10th - Manchester University, Manchester supporting Idlewild 11th - Rescue Rooms, Nottingham supporting Idlewild 12th - Phoenix Centre, Exeter supporting Idlewild 13th - Arts Centre, Colchester supporting Idlewild 15th - Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea supporting Idlewild 16th - Electric Ballroom, London supporting Idlewild 18th - O2 Academy, Oxford supporting Idlewild 19th - Waterfront, Norwich supporting Idlewild 20th - Empire, Middlesbrough supporting Funeral For A Friend 21st - Fat Sams, Dundee supporting Funeral For A Friend 22nd - Moshulu, Aberdeen supporting Funeral For A Friend 27th - Rock City, Nottingham supporting Funeral For A Friend 28th - Junction, Cambridge supporting Funeral For A Friend 29th - UEA, Norwich supporting Funeral For A Friend http://www.myspace.com/thexcerts Har Mar Superstar Har Mar Superstar is officially back. The first single (taken from the forthcoming new album), entitled ‘Tall Boy’, is due for release on September 27th.
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