Behind The Noise

Behind The Noise

MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – Gold Key

Gold Key are back with their stunning new album 'Panic Machine', the highly anticipated follow-up to their 2017 debut album 'Hello, Phantom'. Blending their vast array of influences, from progressive rock, shoegaze and grunge all the way to blackened hardcore, 'Panic Machine' pushes Gold Key's sound beyond their comfort zones and confronts life's big existential questions. Amidst the COVID-19 lockdown, the Hertfordshire quartet have taken it upon themselves to release a 'Live In Isolation' video for their single 'Sweet Darkness'. You can get an exclusive first look at the video below, as we chat to vocalist/guitarist Steve Sears to find out more...
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MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – GroundCulture

Newcastle quintet GroundCulture have been teasing their debut album 'How Well Do You Really Know Yourself?' with a series of hard-hitting singles, including the powerful 'Trauma Can Teach'. We caught up with vocalist Roy Watson to find out more, delving into the track's themes, the writing process and stories from the video shoot.
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MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – SPQR

Liverpool art-rock quartet SPQR release their third EP, 'No Brain, No Pain', this week through their own label, Nuthin Gud Records. The band recently shared their new single 'Just Sumfin', a track that frontman Peter Harrison says about "feelings not being validated." We caught up with Harrison to delve into the track's themes, as well as the writing process, the stories behind the video and more. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – Sertraline

Progressive tech-metallers Sertraline are gearing up to release their new EP 'Clouded Minds & Silver Lines' and today (Friday 24th April 2020), the band share the video for their aptly titled single 'Isolation'. We caught up with the band to find out more about 'Isolation', including the track's themes, their songwriting approach and stories from behind the scenes.
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MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – Charming Liars

Formed in London's West End when guitarist Karnig Manoukian and bassist Mike Kruger were still in their teens, Charming Liars' adventure truly began when the pair moved to Los Angeles, completing their line-up with vocalist Kiliyan Maguire. The band's single 'Golden State' is a fitting one for Maguire, who was born and raised in the state of California, so we caught up with him to find out how the video captures the diversity of Los Angeles and more. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – HAVELOCKE

Sheffield-based punks HAVELOCKE return with their single 'Drowning', their first new material since 2019's 'This Is Havelocke' EP. With an accompanying video directed by While She Sleeps bassist Aaran McKenzie, we caught up with the band to find out more about the new single and video, including themes, the band's new approach to writing and behind the scenes stories.
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MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – October Drift

With a debut album and UK tour already under their belts, 2020 is looking bright for October Drift. Following the release of 'Forever Whatever' in January the quartet pushed outside of their comfort zones to release a powerful and intense video for their single 'Oh The Silence'. Keen to find out more, we sat down with vocalist Kiran Roy to talk about how the video came together, themes and more.
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MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – Electric Enemy

The new decade is off to a flying start for London-based heavy pop quartet Electric Enemy. After launching with their debut single 'Climb' from the Isle Of Wight Festival main stage in 2019, their recently released second single 'Save Me' comes ahead of their shows supporting Bang Bang Romeo. Written in a matter of minutes, we sat down with lead vocalist/guitarist Jim to find out more about 'Save Me' and its coinciding video, of which you can get an exclusive first look on Bring The Noise UK!
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MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – VASA

This month saw the release of 'Heroics', the new album from Scottish post-rockers VASA. Ahead of the release the quartet unveiled a video for 'Mini-Boss', a song that serves as an open letter to victims of bullying. Wanting to know more we sat down with drummer Niall MacRae, who directed the video alongside Alice Restrick, to talk about why 'Mini-Boss' is a standout track for the band and stories behind the video.
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MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – PABST

After releasing their debut album 'Chlorine' and spending 2019 playing as many shows as possible, including tours with Hüsker Dü’s Bob Mould and Kadavar, Berlin trio PABST are back with 'Ibuprofen', the first taste of their forthcoming sophomore album. Also marking their first new material in a year, we caught up with the band to find out more about 'Ibuprofen' including themes, changes to their writing process and behind the scenes stories from the video shoot.
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