It's an exciting time for rising four-piece YONAKA. July saw the release of their 'Seize The Power' mixtape, featuring collaborations with Jason Butler of FEVER 333 and Barns Courtney, which they celebrated with a special show at London's Signature Brew. Now, the band are gearing up for an appearance at Reading & Leeds Festival before they hit the road with Nothing But Thieves and Airways in October. We caught up with YONAKA ahead of their upcoming shows, to find out their top touring tips and stories from the road.
This week sees the release of COPE's hard-hitting debut album 'The Shock Doctrine', a blend of metal, punk and hardcore that explores the crumbling state of modern life and how to get by through the hardships. In the run up to the release the London-based quintet revealed a video for 'Life in 3D' which showcased footage from their recent tours, so we asked the band to share some of their top tips and stories from life on the road.
This week sees the release of THE HARA's new EP We Are The Movement, and if latest single Tokyo Hit is anything to go by you can expect plenty of thumping, singalong choruses, high-energy riffs and punchy percussion. The alt-rock/pop trio's upcoming tour has been postponed until later this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but to keep spirits high we sat down with the band to hear some of their best stories from the road.
2020 has already seen Loathe go from strength to strength, playing packed out headline shows across the UK in support of their recently released sophomore album 'I Let It In And It Took Everything'. Over the last two years the experimental metal quintet have proven their worth on the live circuit, touring across the UK, Europe, USA, Japan and China alongside the likes of Beartooth, Architects, While She Sleeps and more. With appearances at Download Festival and Sunstroke Festival also confirmed for June, we caught up with guitarist Connor Sweeney to hear his top tips and stories from the road.
THE GURU GURU released their new album 'Pointing Fingers' last month and now the time has arrived for the Belgian quintet to bring their chaotic songs to UK stages, touring alongside Poly-Math. We caught up with the band ahead of the dates to hear their top tips and stories from the road.
boysetsfire frontman Nathan Gray is returning to the UK and Europe this month to celebrate the release of his solo album 'Working Title'. We caught up with him ahead of the dates to talk about his top tips and stories from the road.
We may only be a month and a half in, but 2020 is already looking exciting for lo-fi punk/shoegaze duo CULTDREAMS. February sees the band release their new EP, 'The Piano Sessions', before embarking on their biggest UK tour to date, so we thought it would be the perfect time to catch up with drummer Conor Dawson to hear his top tips and amazing stories from the road.
Dubioza Kolektiv are back with their brand new album '#fakenews', a unique blend of traditional Balkan elements with ska, punk, reggae, electronics, hip-hop and rock. Intrigued? You can see the Bosnian ska-punk party-rockers this month as they return to the UK for a series of headline shows. We caught up with the band ahead of the dates to hear their top tips and stories from the road.
Following the release of their debut self-titled album last year, The New Death Cult will make their first UK appearance later this week as they head out on tour to support Wheel. We caught up with the masked hard rock newcomers ahead of the shows to hear their top tips and stories from the road.
Following the release of their debut album 'SERMON' last November, Iceland's Une Misère head to the UK this week for two live dates supporting Darkest Hour. We caught up with frontman Jón Már ahead of the shows to hear his top tips and stories from the road.