EP REVIEW: The Sun Explodes – The Calm, The Storm
Progressive metal quintet The Sun Explodes have just released their 3rd offering, and the explosive The Calm, The Storm is here to help them stand out in a rapidly growing, oversaturated genre. Opening with the delicate, heavily delayed ambience of The Calm, you can already feel something building beneath the surface. Clean soaring vocals drift across the wash of guitars, before pulling us headfirst into a balls-to-the-wall heavier section, not letting up until the end of the song. Without even noticing the change between songs, The Unnatural introduces itself by unleashing an audial assault, but swiftly drops into a more ...
VIDEO NEWS: Nothing But Thieves Reveal Video For ‘Trip Switch’
After premiering their new single on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show last month, Nothing But Thieves can now reveal the video to Trip Switch. The video precedes the bands upgraded and sold out headline show at The Dome in Tufnell Park on the 8th July, alongside a run of festival appearances at Barn On The Farm, 2000 Trees, Village Green Festival, Truck Festival, Reading & Leeds Festival and Bingley Music Live. Check out the video below, and purchase the single now via iTunes!
MUSIC NEWS: No Devotion Announce Details Of Debut Album ‘Permanence’
No Devotion have confirmed that they'll be releasing their debut album Permanence on the 25th September via Collect Records and to celebrate, the quintet have shared a trailer featuring their brand new track Death Rattle. This new material marks a year since No Devotion revealed their first ever single, which was premiered on the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show with Dan P. Carter. Permanence will follow the band's performance at this year's Reading & Leeds Festival, as well as a handful of headline shows - dates for which are as follows: August Tue 25th - GLOUCESTER - Guildhall Wed 26th - STOKE-ON-TRENT ...
MUSIC NEWS: Knuckle Puck Stream New Track ‘True Contrite’
Pop punkers Knuckle Puck have given us another taste of their new material, streaming True Contrite which is the second single to be taken from the band's forthcoming album Copacetic. Talking of the track, guitarist Kevin Maida says: "True Contrite, in my humble opinion, is easily one of my favourite songs we have written so far. I feel like it withholds a lot of familiar elements of our band, while still showcasing a different perspective from what we've done musically in the past. This was the first song we wrote and worked on together for Copacetic, so we are very pleased ...
MUSIC NEWS: Young Guns Announce October UK Tour
After a busy couple of months of touring the UK and the USA, as well as making a special guest appearance at Download Festival, Brit-rockers Young Guns have confirmed that they will return to the road in October for another run of headline shows. The tour news coincides with the announcement that the band will be releasing their new single, Rising Up, on the 10th August. The track is taken from the quintet’s third studio album, Ones And Zeros, which was released last month via Virgin EMI and will be available via iTunes (currently streaming on Spotify) Dates are as follows: October Fri 16th ...
VIDEO NEWS: Northlane Unveil Lyric Video For ‘Leech’
Northlane had fans piecing together a puzzle to unveil their brand new track Leech last week, by following the hashtag #nl6633 posted over two dozen Twitter accounts. The answer had, in fact, been released over a month earlier, hidden in the final frame of a supposedly unrelated video! Regardless, the band can now reveal a lyric video for the track, which is taken from their forthcoming album Node. Northlane will also return to the UK later this year in support of the new album, dates for which are as follows: October Sun 4th – BRISTOL – Fleece Mon 5th – BIRMINGHAM – Asylum Tue 6th ...
VIDEO NEWS: Mariachi El Bronx Reveal ‘Wildfires’
Mariachi El Bronx have revealed the video to their latest single Wildfires, taken from their album III. The video precedes the band's return to the UK for Reading & Leeds Festival, following their performance across all Slam Dunk Festival dates in May. Oh, and the band will also be transforming from their alter-ego to perform as The Bronx at R&L too! Check out the video for Wildfires below.
MUSIC NEWS: August Burns Red Release New Album ‘Found In Far Away Places’
The wait is over for August Burns Red fans, as the Pennsylvanian quintet release their brand new album Found In Far Away Places this week via Fearless Records. Fans can purchase the album in digital and digital deluxe formats, as well as in bundles. The band are confirmed to return to the UK in Autumn with Asking Alexandria, Memphis May Fire and In Hearts Wake in support of the new release. Dates for the tour are as follows: October Sun 18th - LONDON - Alexandra Palace (Vans Warped Tour) Tue 20th – LEICESTER – O2 Academy Wed 21st – NEWCASTLE – O2 Academy Thu 22nd – LINCOLN ...
Nothing But Thieves reveal the video to their latest single, Trip Switch.
Exactly a year since they revealed their debut single, No Devotion have confirmed details of their debut album.
Listen to the new single from pop punk outfit Knuckle Puck.
With a new album coming out next month, heavy metal veterans Lamb Of God returned to Donington Park this year amidst a European festival run. We caught up with bassist John Campbell to chat about the weather, what we can expect on the album, and the Kardashians. Yes, really.
After an exceptionally muddy couple of days at Download Festival we had the pleasure of talking to Jami Morgan from Code Orange about their most recent album, their home city of Pittsburgh, and Batman.
Over the past 12 months, Beartooth have taken on the world by storm: they released their debut album Disgusting, have headlined two UK tours, hopped on the Kerrang! Tour and made their Download Festival debut this month. We caught up with Kameron and Brandon from the band at Slam Dunk Festival to discuss their success, their follow up album, their advice to budding musicians and more.