Next week sees SHVPES embark on their UK tour in support of their debut album PAIN. JOY. ECSTACY. DESPAIR, so we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to chat to frontman Griffin Dickinson about the band's touring antics.
Oxjam Music Festival kicked off last night in Dalston with performances from Boxed In, Stealing Sheep and superstar DJ Fatboy Slim.
We Are Carnivores headed down to Tech-Fest 2016 without any real objective of playing a set, yet they were asked to play on the final day of the festival to make up for some line-up changes on the bill. After a performance which most certainly acquired new fans for the band, we sat down to have a chat with them.
We caught up with Diamond Days ahead of their forthcoming tour to chat about life on the road. From essential items to their most outrageous moments we've got it covered!
Hailing from Nottingham The Five Hundred may be tech, but they also have some serious metal chops. Having released their debut EP Winters just last year we caught up with guitarist Mark Byrne and bassist Andy Crawford to see what all the fuss was about.
Glaswegian technical deathcore merchants From Sorrow To Serenity have been blazing up and down the UK following the release of their debut album Remnant Of Humanity with established acts such as No Sin Evades His Gaze and Fit For An Autopsy. We caught up with vocalist Gaz King and guitarist Steven Jones at Tech-Fest to find out more.
Spectating the Tech-Fest weekend were music fans and musicians alike, and one such band we were introduced to were Schemata Theory. We managed to sit down with them for a few words about the band and their new EP.
This week sees the release of This Room & You, the debut EP from emo punks My Only. We caught up with the band to chat about signing to Crooked Noise, their latest single Saboteur, why they aren't so rock 'n' roll and more.
There were a few changes to the line-up at Tech-Fest this year, some of which were even in the midst of the event. One such change was that Birmingham tech-metallers Terraform stepped in to play a set on the final day. As they were already there to spectate the event before actually playing, we caught up with them to gather some thoughts over their latest release Adrift.
It only feels like yesterday that we were stood in the grounds of Richfield Avenue gawping in awe at Kendrick Lamar and pulling out our best air guitar moves to Metallica. Now we return and we're very much spoilt for choice as tonnes of high-calibre, genre-spanning acts are set to appear in the festival fields this Bank Holiday weekend. Although our list continues to grow the more times that we look at the line-up, here are our top picks for Reading & Leeds Festival 2016.