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Pop / Rock 28/07/2007

The Kerrang! Day Of Rock Returns For 2007

London, UK. (Top40 Charts/ Virgin Records) - In celebration of this year's Kerrang! Awards, the annual Kerrang! Day of Rock nominations launch party is back at Virgin Megastores with headliners, Enter Shikari, leading an all-star line-up on Wednesday 8 August.

Nominations for this year's Kerrang! Awards which take place on Thursday 23 August 2007at The Brewery, London, will be announced at Official Retail Partner, Virgin Megastores', Oxford Street store during an exclusive day of live performances by some of the most popular rock acts around.

Headlining the Kerrang! Day of Rock will be St Alban's four-piece, Enter Shikari. Variously described as post-industrial, post-emo and screamo amongst other titles, Enter Shikari have had a meteoric rise to rock stardom during 2007 with their trademark sound – loud, unforgiving and raw. After selling out their pre-Kerrang! Awards show at the London Camden Barfly on 20 August in less than two minutes, this small show is sure to be a rare and memorable occasion.

Back by popular demand is the one and only Fightstar. Having played a phenomenal set at last years Day of Rock they are back to wow the crowds again. Northern Ireland's finest rock 'n' rollers, The Answer, will also be gracing the stage with their bluesy, harmonised, riff heavy rock. They will be preceded by one of Wales' most hotly tipped bands, Kids in Glass Houses.

Finland 's finest export, Turisas, will kick off the day. Still fresh from playing a storming, bloody set at this year's Download Festival, they are sure to start things with a bang.

Daniel J Lane , K! Deputy Editor comments on this year's incredible event:
'The Kerrang! Day of Rock at Virgin Megastores is always a hot ticket, and this year is no exception with an absolutely fantastic line up, all bands regularly featuring on the pages of Kerrang! Magazine. Those that are lucky enough to get a wristband for the day are in for an amazing day!'

Virgin Megastores Senior PR and Promotions Manager, Stephen Lynn, added:
'Virgin Megastores is thrilled to be the official retail partner of the Kerrang! Awards for the third year in a row. Celebrating and bringing cutting edge music directly to our customers is something we live for, and the 2007 line up for Kerrang! Day of Rock is guaranteed to bring a dose of rock hysteria to Oxford Street.'

Kerrang! Day Of Rock shenanigans start at midday, with the first band on at 1pm. Tickets cannot be bought and there are only 275 pairs of tickets available! If you want to be in with the chance of winning a ticket to this extremely exclusive event enter the prize draw online at www.kerrang.com| and answer the given question correctly.






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