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    Wed, 07 May 2008 11:56:27

    Massive Attack Curate Meltdown Fest - No North American dates yet, though

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    • Massive Attack - Members of the public take part in a naked installation for American artist Spencer Tunick at the Big Chill festival near Ledbury in Herefordshire on August 8, 2010. Those involved were painted in body paints and shot from above to create patterns and designs for the Tunick's photographs. Running from August 5 till August 8, the festival features some of the more popular bands and musicians from the underground music scene as well more established acts such as Lily Allen and Massive Attack.
    • Massive Attack - Members of the public leave the area after taking part in a naked installation for American artist Spencer Tunick at the Big Chill festival near Ledbury in Herefordshire on August 8, 2010. Those involved were painted in body paints and shot from above to create patterns and designs for Tunick's photographs. Running from the 5th to the 8th of August, the festival features some of the more popular bands and musicians from the underground music scene as well more established acts such as Lily Allen and Massive Attack.
    • Massive Attack - A man lays on the grass in the morning sun at the Big Chill festival near Ledbury in Herefordshire on August 8, 2010. Running from the 5th to the 8th of August, the festival features some of the more popular bands and musicians from the underground music scene as well more established acts such as Lily Allen and Massive Attack.

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    While we're still waiting for confirmed details on Massive Attack's long-delayed new disc, the trip-hop pioneers have a number of European tour dates lined up, running from a June 9 stop in Estonia to an August 15 date in Spain. The group will also present the Meltdown Festival at London's Southbank Centre June 13-22.

    Massive Attack's performances will bookend the festival, with other sets coming from Gang of Four, Elbow, George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic, the Tom Tom Club, Flying Lotus, the Cool Kids, and many more. Peaches and Four Tet will also DJ.

    For more info, check out http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/all-events/meltdown.

    In other Massive Attack news, their first record since 2003's 100th Window is expected later this year.

    Trip-hop you don't stop:

    6/9 Tallinn, Estonia - Saku Arena
    6/11 St. Petersburg, Russia - Stereoleto Festival
    6/14 London, England - Meltdown Festival
    6/22 London, England - Meltdown Festival
    6/28 Glastonbury, England - Glastonbury Festival
    7/1 Cork, Ireland - Marquee
    7/3 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Westerpark
    7/4 Belfort, France - Eurockeenes Belfort
    7/6 Gdynia, Poland - Heineken Open'er Festival
    7/10 Ljubljana, Slovenia - Krizanke Monastery
    7/11 Balaton Lake, Hungary - Balaton Sound Festival
    7/13 Istanbul, Turkey - Parkorman
    7/15 Athens, Greece - Fly Beyond Athens Festival
    7/17 Naples, Italy - Carpisa Naepolis
    7/18 Rome, Italy - Roma Rock Festival
    7/19 Ravenna, Italy - Pala de Andre
    7/20 Padova, Italy - Villa Pisani
    7/22 Cascassonne, France - Festival de la Cite
    7/23 Arles, France - Theatre Antique d/Arles
    7/24 Fourvieres, France - Les Nuits de Fourviere
    7/25 Nyon, Switzerland - Paleo Festival
    7/26 Cognac, France - Cognac Blues Passions Festival
    8/6 Lokeren, Belgium - Lokerse Festival
    8/9 Saalburg, Germany - Sonne Mond and Sterne Festival
    8/15 Almeria, Spain - Ola Festival

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    05.07.08



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