Be sure to listen to Radio 1 on the 17th of September 2012 to hear the latest news from The Blackout.
You can listen online at www.bbc.co.uk/radio1
*Rumour: Their new single 'Start The Party' will be aired*
The Blackout will be playing at the Independent, Sunderland on 3rd August 2012.
Tickets on sale for just £12
Doors open at 7pm, The Blackout will be onstage around 9PM.
Over 14s only!
Independent is Sunderland's...
Check out this update of The Blackout's upcoming (forth!) album!
The album will be out in Autumn this year!
Its gonna be a great one :) Stay tuned for more info!
The Blackout were due to perform at Sonisphere 2012. Unfortunately Sonisphere UK 2012 has now been cancelled by the organisers.
The official statement from organisers follows:
“It is with very heavy hearts and much regret that...
The Blackout will be releasing a live album from their recent gig at The Roundhouse on 6th November 2011!
The live album perfectly captures the electric and energy on stage that the band are renowned for! The physical copy...
The Blackout have announced that they will be performing at SlamDunk on 26th & 27th May 2012!
Other lineup includes Motion City Soundtrack, Architects, MayDay Parade and many more!
On Friday this week (24th Feb) The Blackout will be playing a special secret show for some of you lucky fans!
No Tickets are being sold for the show! For your chance to win a pair of tickets, email...
The Blackout will be performing at Sonisphere festival 2012!
The band will be playing on Sunday the 8th of July 2012 at Sonisphere Festival, Stevange alongside artists such as 'Faith No More', 'Incubus', Marilyn Manson' and...
The Blackout have announced they will be supporting Blink 182 alongside All American Rejects for 4 gigs this July.
They will be performing:
7th July 2012Bournemouth International CentreThe Blackout + All American Rejects...
The Blackout will be taking the place of Sum 41 on The Kerrang! Tour Sponsored By Relentless Energy Drink. Sum 41 have unfortunately had to pull out of the tour due to ill health.Sean Smith said "We're delighted to...
First of all. HAPPY NEW YEAR! This is the first blog post this year on theblackout.co.ukWe've been busy planning new content and designs for the site!
Anyway, moving on....The Blackout will be making a big announcment at around...
The Blackout will be doing a special Christmas Hope tour!
Starting on the 15th December in Liverpool, The Blackout will be playing 5 nights at Liverpool, Dublin, Belfast, Oxford and Cardiff respectively.
Check out the...
The Blackout are on the front page of the Kerrang! Magazine today!
Pick up a copy of Kerrang! for more.
Are you seeing The Blackout in Bristol tomorrow? (27th October 2011)
If so, please try and record as much footage as you can for 'The Storm' so that a fan cam video can be made from it all!
Enjoy the show!!
Missed Gavin on Radio 1 the other day?
Check it out online at http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/b01641xl
Have you got your tickets to The Blackouts upcoming Hope tour? The tour starts this Thursday (27th October 2011) so make sure you have your tickets?
Whos coming?! Get involved by tweeting at @tbo_fansite and use the hashtag...
The Blackout have announced that they will be teaming up with 'Concert Live', an instant music specialist, to create a Live CD from the recordings of their gigs at the O2 Bristol Academy on 27th October and The Roundhouse London...
The Blackout's latest video You're Not Alone is now on YouTube!
The video has now been uploaded the the official The Blackout YouTube account in HD :)
Check out the latest The Blackout video from the Hope tour.
Check out The Blackout's latest video You're not alone right now below, can you spot yourself in it?
What do you think of the video? Let us know you think by tweeting us - @tbo_fansite
Check out the videos below:
Part 1 of the Hope tour documentary is now online! Check out the video below! Let us know what you think at email@example.com
More The Blackout videos can be found on our Videos page
The Blackout will be playing at The Great Hall in Cardiff on the 30th December 2011!
You can get tickets by clicking HERE
Dont forget to check out the Tour dates page for more tour info!
Check out this amazing footage from O2's Fan Cam - Filmed at O2 in Glasgow, this is pretty awesome?!
Check out this acoustic session that The Blackout recently played for BBC Wales!
The Blackout are making a brand new video for their upcoming single “You’re Not Alone” and they want YOU involved.
CALLING ALL FANS, get together in your towns or cities and film yourselves hanging out, having fun,...
We are the ocean will be supporting The Blackout later this year!
The tour dates page has been updated with a revised list of european dates.
The Blackout have recored a special acoustic version of their track The Storm.
The tune was recorded as part of The Crypt Sessions, for more information see www.thecryptsessions.com.
Check out the video below:
Check out the brand new video from The Blackout - Storm!
We have also added this video to our Videos section!
The Blackout will be touring Europe later this year. So far, Germany and Austria dates have been announced (Check out the tour dates page!)
More venues will be announced on Friday 8th July so check back then!
If you want...
Win tickets to see The Blackout perform an acoustic set on 20th June. Click here to register for your chance to win!
Over 18s only!
The Blackout will be playing at Oxegen festival 2011! There are loads of great artists across the entire weekend (8th July- 10th July) so get down there!
For more information, visit the Oxegen website.
Check out the video blog below from The Blackout's recent tour with Funeral for a friend. The tour involved a month on the road of europe, broken down buses and cancelled shows! See below:
We Are The Ocean are set to support The Blackout's upcoming UK tour (Oct/Nov 2011).
Check out the Tour Dates page for more information. Tickets can be found on our Tickets page.
The Blackout will be playing at MerthyrRock festival 2011. They will be playing on the Sunday (4th September 2011). Day tickets are £20 from the MerthyrRock website.
Also playing on sunday are: Funeral for a Friend, Young Guns...
The Blackout are playing at Jera On Air festival 2011!
The festival will be on 2nd June 2011 in the Netherlands.
For more information check out the Tour page or Jera On Air website
The Blackout regret to announce that the Funeral For A Friend show scheduled for tonight in Lyon has been cancelled due to transport issues.
Funeral For A Friend have made the following statement: “Unfortunately, due to...
We are currently running a competition to win a free signed copy of the latest album, Hope, by The Blackout.
For more information on the competition - visit our competition page!
Just a quick reminder - Have you voted for The Blackout in the Kerrang Awards yet?
Click here to vote!!
Have you seen the new official video for Never By Your Side?
Check it out now! See below or find the video on the Never By Your Side lyrics page.
The Blackout will be playing at this years Focus Wales Music Festival.
The 2 day festival includes Funeral for a friend, Young Guns aswell as The Blackout and many more.
The band will be playing on Friday 27th May. Friday...
The Blackout will be playing at Rock N Roll Damnation 2011!
The band will be playing an O2 ABC Glasgow, Scotland on the 24th of August 2011. Previously fans have struggled to get tickets to see The Blackout play in Scotland,...
Just to let you all know...we have update all the lyrics for HOPE.
Check out the Hope page in the Lyrics section for tracklist, album bio and lyrics!
1. Ambition Is Critical2. Never By Your Side3. Higher And...
...and get a personal reply! How cool is that!?
Head over to the-blackout.takesquestions.com and upload your question to the band.
If you are not on SoundCloud, sign up first and include a profile image & username...
You can preorder your Tickets to see The Blackout in Octover/November at www.gigsandtours.com/?s=the+blackout&site=theblackout
The Blackout will be playing 9 dates from Thursday 27th October 2011 around the UK. The band will be playing at Bristol, Leeds, Edinburgh, Hull, Lincoln, Portsmouth, Birmingham, Manchester and London.
Click here to see photos from The Blackout's Secret Session at Scotland's Rock Radio.
Recently James McLaren from BBC Wales interviewed The Blackout. James asked the band some of the questions that you, as fans, submitted!
You can hear your questions, answered, on the BBC Wales website.
Incidently, The Blackout...
Well folks,Today is the day. HOPE is now available to buy and download!
If you are in the UK then you can listen to HOPE for free over on our dedicated page for the new album (HERE)
You can download HOPE from iTunes or purchase...
For those of you that Pledged, you can now download the new album, Hope, in 320kbs MP3 format (CD Quality)
You should receive an email this morning (Sunday) with instructions on how to download the album.
If you have not...
As you all probably know, its only a few eyes until The Blackout's new album 'HOPE' is released in the UK (its already out in Australia - Lucky peeps!).
Hope is the band's third album, it has been recorded with producer 'Jason...
The Blackout will be doing a number of aftershow partys on their current UK tour. The band will be DJing in various venues
Details of the aftershows can be found on the Tour page.
Higher and Higher Remix by Tek One is now available from the iTunes Store.
This is the first official remix of The Blackout's new 'Higher and Higher'.
Download the remix HERE - Check out the video below:
Gavin and Sean of the band will be in the BBC Wales Music offices for a live webchat on Wednesday 23 March at 5pm.
If you’d like to submit a question, you can either visit the BBC Wales website, use the hashtag #blackoutbbc...
Dont forget that The Blackout feature in tomorrow's issue of Kerrang Magazine.
The band talk about how they have changed their future after an uneasy two years.
More info at http://www.kerrang.com/blog/newissue/
Check out the Tour page for the latest on The Blackout's tour. We have just added links to the ticket venders for each of the european gigs with Funeral For A Friend.
Head over to the Ticket page to get your tickets to the gigs!
Sean Smith and Gavin Butler will be at BBC Wales' offices on Wednesday 23rd March at 5PM for a webchat.
More information at BBC Wales Online
MerchForLife have some special signed The Blackout gear to be won.
Check out their Twitter page for more info:
The Blackout will be giving you the chance to get your stuff signed during their upcoming headline tour! Take your stuff to be signed, say Hi and hang out.
Find dates below:
Tuesday 5 April, HMV Glasgow 5.00pm Thursday 7 April,...
To celebrate the release of their new album, Hope, The Blackout have teamed up with HMV to play a special show at The Borderline in London on Sunday 27th March 2011.
HMV are giving away 100 pairs of tickets to lucky winners who...
Have you seen the new Higher and Higher video yet??
Check it out:
The brand spanking new Higher And Higher video will be aired at 4PM UK time today on PS3 Zone!
Also - Fearn Cotton's record of the week is Higher And Higher, tune in to Radio 1 between 10 and 12:30 to listen.
The Blackout are currently getting over to Australia to play 5 gigs at SoundWave Festival 2011!
The lineup for Soundwave includes 30 Seconds To Mars, Iron Maiden and Bullet For My Valentine.
For more information visit the...
The Blackout and Funeral For A Friend are headlining Hub Festival 2011 on the weekend of 21st - 22nd May.
Also performing are Mayday Parade, Young Guns, Francesqa, We Are In The Crowd, Chickenhawk, Fine Young...
The Blackout European tour dates have been added to the Tour Dates page of the site.
The Blackout will be touring Europe with Funeral For A Friend - Covering 20 dates, starting on Friday 22nd of April in Belgium at...
Guys and Girls,
If you werent already aware, The Blackout have released Higher and Higher! You can download Higher and Higher from Amazon Or iTunes
Click here for Higher and Higher lyrics
The time has come! The Blackout's 'Higher and Higher' is now available to buy and download from iTunes!
Get it here: http://su.pr/1EZZGv
Hi Guys and Girls,
Just to let you know, the lyrics for Higher and Higher have been added to the site and can be found HERE or in the Lyrics section.
Have you heard Higher and Higher yet? Listen below:
The Blackout will be supporting My Chemical Romance's UK tour starting February 12th 2011!
They will be performing 8 shows across the UK and Ireland in 11 nights. For more information on the MCR Tour - Visit the Tour Page on...
The first aired play of 'Higher and Higher' off The Blackout's upcoming album 'Hope' will be on Zane Lowe's Radio 1 show after 7pm UK time tonight!
'Higher and Higher' will be the first single to be released (apart from...
The Blackout have announced the tracklisting and artwork for their upcoming album HOPE. The 11 track album is due to be released on April 4th 2011.
Ambition Is CriticalNever By Your SideHigher & Higher...
The lyrics for The Blackout's new single 'Ambition Is Critical' is can now be found on the website! (HERE)
There is also a link to the download page on their too so you can download the new song for free!
The video of the new...
You can download Ambition Is Critical now at the following link:
Video and Lyrics can be found at...
Help support The Blackout and the upcoming album "Hope" by adding HOPE to your twitter profile pic using Twibbon!
Just visit twibbon.com/join/Hope-4
Congrats & Thanks to all The Blackout fans who have helped in getting #hope trending on Twitter.
The album release date is getting closer and closer!
Keep up the good work!
The Blackout have today announced the name of their upcoming album. The album will be titled 'Hope' and is expected to be released in March this year, the release of the album will coincide with their tour in March/April.
The Blackout have today announced the supporting acts for their March/April 2011 UK tour!
The Blackout will be joined by The Swellers and HyroDaHero in the tour around the UK in spring 2011. Have you got your tickets for the...
You'll all be pleased to know that TheBlackout.co.uk is now back online after a few technical issues with the servers. Hopefully everyone should be able to access the site by the time we release the latest news later today...
Tickets are now on sale for The Blackout's 2011 UK Tour. The tour will coincide with the release of the band's new album Riot Squad.
The UK tour will start on 29th March and finish on 16th April 2010. Tour dates for europe will...
Samantha Panasuik has written her review on The Blackout from the other night along side You Me At Six at Sheffield University.
According to Sam, "the Sheffield crowd tore the pace apart to final song I'm A...
Have you pledged to see the exclusive Riot Squad gig? There are still spaces left and time is running out! Plus there is exclusive signing for ticket holders!
The exclusive Riot Squad gig will be held on Tuesday 14 December at...
Unfortunately the You Me At Six gigs this weekend in Edinburgh (who The Blackout are supporting) have been postponed due to the white stuff falling from the sky! It isnt safe for you or the band to get to the venue.
Sean Smith and Gavin Butler talk about the upcoming album on the Kerrang! Podcast. Worth a listen!
Click the link below to view / download the podcast!http://www.kerrang.com/blog/2010/11/kerrang_podcast_the_blackout_1.html
Tour dates and information will be announced in the next few weeks. The Blackout should be releasing tour information in Mid December!
We will keep you updated through the website and twitter as always.
The Blackout are currently livecasting! View them live at moi.st/b8e72
The Blackout have now finished recording Riot Squad! Big Congrats to the band!
The Blackout hope that the album will be released around February/March 2011! Keep checking back for more information, we will let you know more...
This video has been released through the BandApp for iPhone. For those of your who do not have the app, a fellow fan has sent us the link to the video! Enjoy!
(This video is currently unavailable)
The Blackout are currently livecasting from the studio where they are recording the new Riot Squad album!
The video has been recorded so even if you miss the live stream, you can still watch it!
Here is the link:...
Guys and Girls,
Its been a while since we have heard much from The Blackout. Fear not! The Blackout have added some studio pics to the Pledge site (non-pledgers can view this update!)
The Blackout - Powered by HobNobs??? Follow...
Guys and Girls! Listen Up! A new objective has been received from the Riot Squad street team!
Get yourselves over to: bit.ly/c8NFmx
"We need people from/near Hatfield, Middlesbrough and Sheffield to print out...
Just a reminder of December's gig line up. You can still get tickets to see The Blackout now!
DateVenueArtistGet TicketsFri 3rd DecMiddlesbrough EmpireThe Blackout (Supported by We Are The Ocean & Guns)Get TicketsSat 4th...
Sam Braidley has released another iPhone wallpaper titled 'Keep Calm And Listen To The Blackout'.
More details and other wallpapers can be found on Sam's Blog
You can also download the wallpaper here
Hi Guys & Gals,
The Blackout have teamed up with BandApp to offer an iPhone / iPod Touch app for The Blackout Fans! It features news, videos, photos and more!
For more information view our BandApp page!
Here is a sneak...
Sam Braidley has done it again, this time he has created The Blackout wallpapers for Blackberry Curve 9300.
"Why not show your Riot Squad pride by posting a photo reply of the wallpaper on your device!" -...
One of our twitter followers sent us this video through. What do you guys think? We are pretty impressed! Credit to TheGuitarDude on YouTube.
Let us know what you think via Twitter - @tbo_fansite
Sam Braidley has kindly created some The Blackout wallpapers! They are designed for the iPhone and iPod Touch but may be tweaked to fit on other phones...
Check them our here:...
The pledging for the new album "Riot Squad" has been extended! There are still some exciting things available! Including:
Signed albumRiot Squad gig ticketsJamming with The BlackoutChristmas dinner with The...
Do you want to be part of the gang vocals on the new album?
If so, get yourself over to the Pledge site:http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/theblackout
The vocals will be recorded in London on Tuesday 23rd November between 3pm...
Courtesy of @azx666 - The Blackout opening their gig at The Regal in Oxford on 31/10/2010 (Halloween!)
We have now finished the Lyrics section of our site. Check it out by clicking on the Music / Lyrics tab in the navigation.
Do you have any suggestions or comments? Email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or @tbo_fansite on Twitter.
The Blackout are now on Day 2 of their 3rd album sessions. At 5pm there will be a live video feed of the action! We will update this article with the link as soon as it is available!
Edit: Now streaming! Click here for to view...
Halloween Gig - 31st October
We think that Riot Squad will be released in March/April 2011 but will do our best to keep you up to date? Have you all Pledged???