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Beloved to perform at Splashy Fen Festival, 2015

Beloved to perform at Splashy Fen #26, Easter 2015. Beloved will take to the stage at this year's Splasy Fen Festival in Underberg, KZN on Thursday 2nd April 2015 at a time to be announced. This will be the band's debut performance at the festival. To book tickets, please visit Computicket or www.splashyfen.co.za

Beloved release debut EP "Promises and Lies".

Beloved surprised their fans and followers with a midnight/early morning release of their debut EP, “Promises and Lies” on Friday 7th November 2014. The EP features four tracks which are currently available for FREE streaming at www.soundcloud.com/belovedofficial and ONLINE PURCHASE at https://belovedofficial.bandcamp.com/releases The tracks will be available through iTunes and other digital distributors in due course.

Beloved get onboard with #plushyfest

“Beloved participate in the #plushyfest #plushyselfie competition for the Hybrid Entertainment SA event, Plushy Fest! Each of the participating artists will be posting an 'inspirational' #plushyselfie to get you going! Post your very own selfie (with a plush toy), on your favourite band's page, tagged with #plushyfest and #plushyselfie! The image entered with the most 'likes' by 5pm on 31 August 2014 will win 2 x free tickets to Plushy Fest AND a R250 bar tab at the event! The winner's favourite band (namely the page it is posted on) will win a bucket of beers for the event! It's a win, win situation! Competition starts on Friday 15th August! Rules: Enter as many times as you like but ONLY entries that are posted on a participating band or artist page AND that are tagged correctly as #plushyfest #plushyselfie will be considered.” View the event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/592150134239993/

Beloved are back!

After a brief hiatus and a shift in band members, Beloved are back to booking live shows, and in a short few weeks, have managed to book some incredible upcoming shows with various artists such as Stolen Flag, Burning Blue, SDO and more. The band are incredibly grateful for all the support they have received and are looking forward to sharing some new material and old favourites with their fans in the weeks to follow. Keep an eye on their upcoming show guide for more information. Band Management Hybrid Entertainment SA


BIG NEWS! Beloved has been selected for the first round of the HARD ROCK RISING competition - a competition that could set them up to perform in Italy to 40 000 people!

On Monday 3rd February visit the Hard Rock Cafe Johannesburg Facebook page (link below), and check out the Hard Rock Rising competition where you will be able to download tracks from the competing bands for FREE. Each download is a vote for that band! You can vote for more than one band, but only one download/vote per user per band.

Download "Blame" from the competition page and Beloved will get a vote! The artist with the most downloads/votes will go through to the next round to battle it out at Hard Rock Cafe Johannesburg!

Beloved need your votes, so why not use this chance to download BLAME for FREE!

BELOVED make TOP 30 of the JagermeisterSA #BackTheArtist competition

BELOVED have made the TOP 30 of the Jagermeister South Africa #BackTheArtist competition. With prizes valued at R75 000.00, this competition is a very fruitful opportunity for the band, with fierce competition to take on! Help Beloved win a slot in the Top 20 by voting Beloved at www.backtheartist.co.za for their track, 'Wild Horses'.

WINNER chosen for EP art competition!

Mathew Pearce has been announced as the WINNER of the Beloved EP art competition. Mathew's inspired and satirical play on a Little Red Riding Hood theme won the band over and will feature on their iTunes artwork and CD sleeves for their upcoming EP, still to be titled.

Design our EP album art!


Designers - gather closely! We are happy to announce a competition for the design of our EP album art for our CD cover and online stores such as the iTunes store!

If you're keen to enter, email belovedbandofficial@gmail.com for a release form. Please note that the winner will grant all rights to the artwork to the band and that there is no monetary prize for this competition. The winner will receive credit for their artwork of course, so this is a great opportunity for up and coming designers!

Competition closes 31st July 2013 so get cracking!

Design specifications:

iTunes cover art * JPG/JPEG perfect square 1400 x 1400 pixels * Resolution of 300dpi * Best quality RGB colour mode - including black and white

CD insert art * Finished dimensions at 600 dpi * Pixel dimensions of are 2850px X 2850px please add 0.125" on each edge for the bleed

FONT can be supplied for the "Beloved" title which MUST be kidtypepaint.ttf

Rules: * No immediate family/spouses of the band may enter * Entrants agree to sign a release form to the artwork * No profanity, URL's, etc may be used in the design * Design must meet specifications to qualify


Beloved to record 4-track EP!

Beloved will be in studio at Anti-Motion Studios, with engineer and producer David Grevler this weekend, to record their 4-track EP (Extended Play).

The EP is planned to demonstrate the versatility in their sound, boasting the re-release of their demo "Sold me" as the first single, and three tracks loosely classed as being "heavier" and "most commercial", respectively.

The band are currently hosting a competition for fans to design their album artwork for both online stores and CD inserts. For more information, kindly visit their Facebook page. www.facebook.com/belovedofficial

TIME TO VOTE! MusicReview BattleVote Round 2 Battle: Beloved vs Revery

After a nail-biting battle against CrashCarBurn last week, it's time for Beloved to face off against Revery in their second round battle in the MusicReview.co.za BattleVote SA competition!

The second round battle will take place between today, Thursday, 4th July 2013 and Saturday 6th July 2013 over a 48-hour period. Vote, vote vote - 1 vote per browser!

Here's the link to vote: http://www.musicreview.co.za/2013/07/04/battlevote-round-2-match-4-beloved-vs-revery/


With the mass of support, Beloved did it last week, let's help them do it again and defeat the competition in the name of grunge!

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