Leeds band Forward Russia will play their last gig on Friday 17th October 2008, the gig is part of Brainwash Festival. In August the band announced they would be taking a lengthy break from making music.

Supporting bands for the Friday night include Wintermute, JON GOMM, I Concur and two very special bands which are being kept under wraps! Other bands playing over the weekend include LITE, Sky Larkin, PULLED APART BY HORSES and Fran Rodgers.

Tickets are priced at £9 for the Forward Russia night or £15 for a weekend and are available through local outlets or on the 'We Got Tickets' website. All profits are going to Sheffield Childrens Hospital and a new project in Laos supporting poor villages.