MUSIC NEWS: Watch Knotfest Live Featuring Performances From Slipknot, Killswitch Engage And More
We're really gutted that we can't be at the phenomenal Knotfest this weekend, but we have the next best thing right here in the form of a live stream. Catch both of Slipknot's performances over the weekend, along with the entire sets of Killswitch Engage, The Devil Wears Prada and KING 810. There will also be coverage of 4 songs from Five Finger Death Punch and 2 songs from all of the other band's on the bill (except for Danzig and Max The Hormone). For all of the scheduled times, head over to the Knotfest website.
GIG COMPETITION: Win a pair of tickets to Relentless Live, headlined by Biffy Clyro
Renowned for not only giving us an energy boost during the day, but also supporting new music talent across the board, Relentless are pioneers in creating one-off experiences that bring the music closer to the fans. Their latest event sees the modern-day Gods of rock Biffy Clyro take to the Troxy on November 22nd for a special Relentless Live performance. Not only that, but as part of the Relentless Energy Drink Here to be Heard competition, one of five bands will win the opportunity to support Biffy Clyro. Each of the five bands has been carefully chosen by an esteemed judging ...
VIDEO NEWS: Hand Of Mercy Reveal ‘Axis’
Hand Of Mercy have revealed the video for their new single Axis, taken from their forthcoming album Resolve. The record is set for release on the 3rd November via UNFD and is the first album to feature the vocals of Nick Bellringer, who replaced the band's original vocalist Scott Bird in June. Pre-order Resolve now, with limited edition vinyl and CD bundles available via 24Hundred.
LIVE REVIEW: Charlie Simpson, Young Kato, The Roundhouse, London, 14/10/2014
[slideshow id=100] Once the poster boy for teenage girls everywhere, Charlie Simpson has come far since his pop band days. Now a matured solo singer-songwriter, tonight he takes on his biggest headline performance to date at Camden's infamous venue The Roundhouse in support of his sophomore album Long Road Home. Main support this evening came from Cheltenham indie-pop outfit Young Kato, who brought doses of summery anthems to their performance. Tracks Light You Up and Sunshine, taken from their brand new EP in particular stood out, lifting the atmosphere as they handled the big stage with ease. Their charisma and personalities shine ...
ALBUM REVIEW: Flyleaf – Between the Stars
Flyleaf have a huge cult following around the world, and when in 2012, on the eve of their third album release Horizons, lead singer Lacey Sturm announced she was leaving the band, many questions were raised as to who her replacement would be and even if the band would continue. A replacement was found in former Vedera lead singer Kristen May and despite early objections from die-hard fans, she’s made it onto her first Flyleaf album Between the Stars. Fans will always draw comparisons between May and Sturm so let’s get them out of the way first; May and Sturm don’t sound ...
LIVE REVIEW: Max Raptor, Attention Thieves, Beasts, The Barfly, London, 13/10/2014
We love a good night of energy-fuelled British rock and when we discovered that Max Raptor, Attention Thieves and Beasts were sharing a line-up we jumped at the chance to head down to the show. With this strong line-up in mind and a queue to get upstairs at The Barfly, we have a feeling we're about to witness something special. First up is Beasts, a band who we first saw on the live circuit at this year's Leeds Festival. Tonight, the trio really step up their game this second time around and this venue is perfect for their striking brand of rock. ...
BRING THE NOISE EXCLUSIVE: Weatherstate Reveal ‘Dead Ends’ EP And Video For ‘The World Has Got It In For You’
We're delighted to bring you the new Dead Ends EP from lively punk rockers Weatherstate! With the band citing influences of Weezer, Green Day and Reuben, Dead Ends features four blistering tracks that pack a punch; telling the story of what it's like to live in a dead end town. Guitarist Callan Milward elaborates: "The EP as a whole is about people who are surrounded by laziness, procrastination & wasted opportunities. We revisited our roots heavily on these tracks, taking influence from the bands we grew up on. We feel like were making the music of our once angsty teenage selves all ...
VIDEO NEWS: You Me At Six Reveal ‘Room To Breathe’ Live From Dean Street Studios
You Me At Six have released a live video of them performing Room To Breathe at Dean Street Studios, ahead of the release of their special edition Cavalier Youth album on the 27th October. The CD/DVD release will include five acoustic studio recordings, as well as a filmed live performance of the track with a string quartet and an exclusive poster booklet. Plus, a lucky few will also be signed by the band too! To pre-order the record, head on over to iTunes. You Me At Six will also head out with All Time Low across the UK for a co-headline ...
Not able to make it to Knotfest this year? Watch it live right here, featuring performances from Slipknot, Killswitch Engage, Devil Wears Prada and more.
Win tickets to see Biffy Clyro exclusively for Relentless Live!
Hand Of Mercy reveal their brand new video, check it out here!
We’re delighted to bring you the new Dead Ends EP from lively punk rockers Weatherstate as well as their video for The World Has Got It In For You, enjoy!
They’ve spent 2014 opening up the main stage at Reading Festival, supporting Korn and working on their debut album and there are no signs of Hacktivist stopping there. With a headline tour as part of the Download Freezes Over series set to conclude their year, the quintet are determined more than ever to showcase their rap infused metal to the masses. We caught up with Ben, J and Timfy earlier this month to discuss their achievements and more.
Metalcore outfit Issues have achieved an awful lot since their inception in 2012: almost immediately signing to Rise Records, the band have released an EP and debut album, made appearances at Vans Warped Tour and also made their debut at this year’s Reading & Leeds Festival. We caught up with the band to discuss their rise to fame, what career path they would have taken if it wasn’t for music and more.
Having recently joined the Roadrunner family and released their debut full-length Still Life Moving Fast, prog quartet Empress AD have had a year that they certainly didn’t expect. We caught up with Alex and Tom from the band at Leeds Festival to talk about the new record and the processes behind it, their upcoming tour with Turbowolf and more.