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Takedown Festival 2015

It’s not scorching here at Southampton Uni today, but the rain is keeping off and the sun is just resting behind the clouds. Optimum festival weather. For regulars to the festival there’s a feeling of being reunited with an old friend. For newcomers, there’s almost awe at the intimacy this festival holds. Either way, everyone is eager to begin… (District ...

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Bleed From Within at Takedown Festival

It’s an exciting time for Bleed From Within. They returned to Takedown Festival sub-headlining the UPRAWR stage, on the cusp of releasing new material. We caught up with Scott Kennedy (vocals) and Craig ‘Goonzi’ Gowans (guitars) about them about what we can expect why they chose to go with crowd funding for the new EP ‘Death Walk‘ (available digitally). The band are ...

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InMe at Takedown Festival

When we met InMe, they were just a few hours away from taking the stage to play Overgrown Eden in full. We spoke to them about how it felt to play the album in full yet again, their THREE upcoming new albums and looking back on their career to date. Overgrown Eden – It’s quite a moody album lyrically, but when we ...

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Win Tickets to Takedown Festival!

A staplepoint in the calender of alternative music in the South, this year’s Takedown Festival has grown to it’s biggest yet! Lucky attendees this March, will have the opportunity to watch over 35 fine alternative and metal acts including: Mallory Knox, Charlie Simpson, The Blackout, InMe, and many more! With the full line now announced its clear this will be one of ...

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Heart of a Coward, Arcane Roots & more for Takedown Festival 2015!

In Takedown Festivals penultimate line up announcement for 2015 they crack out Milton Keynes metal kings Heart of a Coward – hot off their tour with Machine Head, London rock mob Arcane Roots, Brighton’s post hardcore posse Black Peaks, local hardcore boys Creeper – currently on tour with Funeral for a Friend, and Southampton alt rockers Circle of Reason. The ...

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Preview: Takedown Festival 2015

The story of Takedown Festival is a truly inspiring one. Once a small annual gig in Salisbury that has now become a staplepoint in the calender of alternative music in the south. Adding what is sure to be another glourious chapter to this story, the festival returns to its newer home in the halls of Southampton University for the 4th ...

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Charlie Simpson joins Mallory Knox at Takedown Festival 2015

His latest solo album ‘Long Road Home’ reached number 10 in the UK charts. Following on from a solo acoustic tour of the UK in January and February 2015, the Fightstar front man will be gracing the main stage at Takedown Festival, joining the already announced Mallory Knox. 4 years in and Takedown has become an essential date in the ...

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TRC @ Takedown Festival 2013

We spoke to Anthony of TRC at this years Takedown Festival. He talks us through where he gets his energy from on stage, and the bands social media skills. RAMzines Smiley Dave then plays a game (named by Fearless Vampire Killers) Twitter Twat, where the band need to identify which band member said which tweet. We hear a story about ...

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Fearless Vampire Killers @ Takedown Festival 2013

Smiley Dave of RAMzine caught up with the Frearless Vampire Killers at this years Takedown Festival. The press room was very busy, Smiley Dave describes it as a ‘farmyard’. As this made the audio on our video a little hard for you to hear we have written it up for you, below. RAMzine: You guys were on earlier today on ...

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Takedown Festival 2013

Takedown Festival 2013, is a well-established festival now that it’s in its second year. Takedown 2013 took place in Southampton on 11th May 2013. The first band that the RAMzine Team went to see was Our Hollow, Our Home who opened The Southampton Music Stage. The room was packed, apart from the pit space in the middle. As soon as ...

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