FESTIVAL FEATURE: Top 10 Acts to see at Handmade Festival
Handmade Festival is right around the corner and is offering a delicious taste of some of the best indie, rock and alternative bands who grace this planet. Prepare yourselves for a brilliant weekend of music and discovery (and possibly leg ache), and if you need some help deciding who to see, we've got your back. Here's our Top 10 picks of bands playing the weekend! We Are Scientists Having recently bounced back onto the indie scene with new album Helter Seltzer, the duo, made up of Chris Cain and Keith 'Silver Fox' Murray will undoubtedly bring a lot of fun and frolics ...
MUSIC NEWS: Allusondrugs And Fizzy Blood Announce Co-Headline Tour
Two of Yorkshire's hottest rising bands, Allusondrugs and Fizzy Blood, will team up this June for a co-headline UK tour. The bands are long-term friends and lovers of the road, the perfect combination for this run of shows. Catch them at one of the following dates: June Mon 6th - KINGSTON - Fighting Cocks Tue 7th - BIRMINGHAM - Sunflower Lounge Wed 8th - NEWPORT - Le Pub Thu 9th - CHELTENHAM - Frog & Fiddle Fri 10th - LIVERPOOL - The Magnet Sat 11th - WAKEFIELD - Long Division Festival Both bands have tour dates in the run up to the tour, check them out on their respective websites ...
MUSIC NEWS: As Lions Reveal New Track ‘White Flags’
Metal outfit As Lions have revealed their new track White Flags, following the release of their debut single The Fall last year. The new material coincides with this week's announcement that the five-piece will be touring across the USA with Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown and SIXX:A.M. Check out White Flags below! You can catch As Lions over the summer at The Great Escape, Camden Rocks and Download Festival.
MUSIC NEWS: Pity Sex Announce UK Tour Dates
Pity Sex have confirmed a run of UK tour dates for October, their first in over a year. The shows will be in support of the band's latest album White Hot Moon, which is set for release this Friday (29th April) via Run For Cover Records. Catch the band at one of the following dates: October Wed 5th - BRIGHTON - Sticky Mike's Frog Bar Thu 6th - BRISTOL - The Louisiana Fri 7th - MANCHESTER - Soup Kitchen Sat 8th - LEEDS - Headrow House Sun 9th - LIVERPOOL - Studio 2 Mon 10th - GLASGOW - The Hugh & Pint Tue 11th - SHEFFIELD - Local ...
MUSIC NEWS: BAILER Stream Debut EP ‘Shaped By The Landscape’ Ahead Of Release
Irish metal/hardcore act BAILER are streaming their debut EP Shaped By The Landscape ahead of its official release on Friday (29th April). The record was recorded, mixed and mastered by Aidan Cunningham of Murdock. If you're a fan of Norma Jean and The Dillinger Escape Plan then you best check this out... Like what you hear? You can pre-order the EP in both physical and digital formats, but be quick if you want a physical copy because they're limited to 100 copies - available to purchase via the band's webstore. Catch BAILER live at one of the following dates: April Fri 29th - DUBLIN - ...
MUSIC NEWS: Pierce The Veil Announce UK/Ireland Tour Dates And Reveal New Single ‘Circles’
Pierce The Veil will return to the UK and Ireland in Autumn for a run of headline shows. The announcement coincides with the release of the band's new single Circles. Catch PTV at one of the following live dates: November Fri 25th - CARDIFF - Great Hall Sat 26th - BIRMINGHAM - O2 Academy Sun 27th - LONDON - O2 Brixton Academy Tue 29th - NOTTINGHAM - Rock City Wed 30th - NEWCASTLE - O2 Academy December Thu 1st - GLASGOW - Barrowlands Fri 2nd - MANCHESTER - Academy Sun 4th - BELFAST - Mandela Hall Mon 5th - DUBLIN - Academy Tue 6th - DUBLIN - Academy Check out Circles below, taken ...
ALBUM REVIEW: Wolfmother – Victorious
There was a point where Wolfmother were thought of as the second coming of the classic 70's rock that is so universally loved. Songs like Woman and The Joker and The Thief were hugely popular - quickly becoming a stalwart in soundtracks to films and adverts the world over. Since their debut album's release in 2006, it seems as though the band have constantly been trying to ride its coattails, trying to emulate its sound and success - unfortunately, it's not always successful. Their fourth full length album starts with quite a bit of promise. Opening track The Love That You ...
FESTIVAL NEWS: 2000trees Add More Acts & A Second Stage For Thursday
It's one of our favourite weekends of the entire year, and now Gloucestershire festival 2000trees have announced further reasons to be excited about this year's event. Usually, the Thursday night of the festival belongs to the Cave stage, which hosts a small handful of bands to warm up the festival goers for the weekend ahead, but this year they're giving you more for your money. This year will see Xtra Mile Recordings takeover The Axiom stage on the Thursday to bring you acts which include Rob Lynch, Crazy Arm, Ben Marwood, Beans on Toast and a yet-to-be-confirmed headliner. The Thursday night will ...
Handmade Festival is right around the corner and is offering a delicious taste of some of the best indie, rock and alternative bands who grace this planet. Prepare yourselves for a brilliant weekend of music and discovery (and possibly leg ache), and if you need some help deciding who to see, we’ve got your back. Here’s our Top 10 picks of bands playing the weekend!
Yorkshire co-headline tour anyone? Allusondrugs and Fizzy Blood team up for a run of shows in June.
London metallers As Lions reveal their new single ‘White Flags’, listen to it here.
As they enter the 17th year of their career, Killswitch Engage are one of the few bands you can trust to be nothing but themselves. In light of their seventh full-length Incarnate, we caught up with bassist Mike D’Antonio to chat about the band’s career so far.
Brighton four piece Black Peaks have just released their debut album Statues. With huge support from Radio 1, the quartet are set to become one of the biggest British bands around. We caught up with frontman Will Gardner to talk about their debut album, Download Festival and more.
When we took a trip to the final date of the Scuzz Throwdown tour in London, we caught up with Wil Ray (Max Raptor), Damo Hughes (Allusondrugs) and Lewis Williams (Press To MECO) for an end of tour chat. We talked super bands, raccoons in the audience and making noodles with a bin… it was a weird one to say the least!