San Cisco @ The Garage
Following the release of their third album, ‘The Water’, and almost exactly two years since their last show in London, San Cisco brought all their glittery Australian surf/ psychedelic/ indie/ pop/ rock grooves to The Garage. San Cisco are a great live band. This is an indisputable fact. From the moment they came on stage […]
Faces of Eve talk debut album
We caught up with Faces of Eve to ask them about their new self-titled album, influences, and festivals. What made you want to self release your album? Dan: Well self-releasing our album gave us a real sense of accomplishment and pride, even though it would have been great having a label backing us, we felt that […]
Coasts talk new album and 38 date tour!
We chatted to Coasts’ vocalist, Chris Caines about the band’s new album, ‘This Life’, and their extensive UK tour. You’re going on tour in about two weeks, how are you feeling about it? Are you excited to get back on the road? I’m really looking forward to it. Probably more so than any other tour […]
SHADED – The Better Man In Me
Surrey-based pop-punk quartet, SHADED, have released their debut EP ‘The Better Man In Me’, and it’s a punchy six-track mix inspired by all of your favourite pop-punk bands. The first thing that strikes me with this band is that they don’t sound like your average pop-punk band. In a genre that can often sound a […]
Faces of Eve – Faces Of Eve
Hertfordshire’s prog metal Faces of Eve have released their debut self-titled album, mixing technical post-hardcore, metalcore, and tech metal. As Above kicks in immediately, full of killer, face-melting riffs, courtesy of Dan Sloane, with more of a pop punk style vocal line from Benjamin Black – think early Fall Out Boy. From the off-set, you […]
Reading Festival; My experience
Having wanted to go to Reading Festival since I was about 12 years old, I am very, very happy to say that I have been for the last two years, and this year will be my third. Although, admittedly, the line-up is nowhere near as good as it used to be, I still believe it’s […]
Trivium release new song, ‘The Sin And The Sentence’
Trivium have released ‘The Sin And The Sentence’, and a video to go along with it. This is the first we’ve heard from the band since their acclaimed (AP called it the ‘purest metal of the year’) 2015 album ‘Silence in the Snow’, and it leads up to the release of a new album this […]
Win the chance to support Reel Big Fish on tour!
Fireball’s Hottest Band competition has returned, and you could win the chance to support Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag and Mad Caddies on your local tour date, and then play an entire tour next year. This competition already has some of the biggest names in punk and ska behind it, and you could be the next […]
Wage War release new album, ‘Deadweight’.
Florida metalcore five-piece Wage War have released their second album, ‘Deadweight’, and Rock Sound, Metal Hammer, and Kerrang! have already given it reviews. If you think you’ve heard everything metalcore has to offer, think again, as Wage War turn the genre on its head in a new fury of aggression. With the band wining Alternative […]
Gold Key announce debut album and release video!
Gold Key have released a video for ‘Creep In Slowly’, the opening track for their debut album, ‘Hello Phantom’, to be released October 6th. [youtube v=zuSEERcptPs] The song features haunting vocals, ethereal soundscapes, and dark hammering pulse. It’s about worries you can’t get away from, feeling like bad news is following you – a recurring theme […]
Skywalker stream new track ahead of EP release
Hardcore/ skate punks Skywalker have released a new track, ‘Blood’, ahead of the release of their EP, ‘Sugar House’. [youtube v=0e0iPnJ0kEQ] Sugar House will be released on September 1st, and it’s full of speed, aggression, melodic hooks, and bouncy choruses – if ‘Blood’ is anything to go by. They combine skate punk, post-hardcore, and pop-punk choruses […]
Cassels announce debut album
‘Epiphet’ will be released on October 6th, but to tide us over to the release, Cassels have released two singles, ‘Coup’ and ‘Let’. [youtube v=UATwc3xupzc] The art-punk, poetic, and agitated duo; Cassels stretch the boundaries of punk with direct lyrics and originality with just two instruments. They balance apathy and anger and rage about the state […]
Our Hollow, Our Home announce one-day Holloween festival!
Holloween is the new annual festival hosted by metalcore champions, Our Hollow, Our Home. Due to take place on the 27th October at Southampton’s Talking Heads, expect to see the best in up-and-coming British rock and metal, as well as a full set from Our Hollow, Our Home, where they’ll play their debut album ‘Hartsick’ […]
The Young Hearts premier new music video!
Kent-based emo/alt rockers, The Young Hearts, have released a video for their single ‘Smoke’, taken from their upcoming EP. [youtube v=_FIf_CqjHco] The EP ‘Honestly, I’m Just Thinking’ will be released on the 29th September, and it’s full of immense tunes about nostalgia, loss, guilt, pain, and strife; not surprising when you learn about all the troubles […]
The Wonder Years reimagine ‘There There’ for new EP
With The Wonder Years’ upcoming release of new EP, ‘Burst & Decay’, the band have released ‘There There’. If you pre-order the EP, you’ll receive the song instantly. Check it out below; [youtube v=1iRJrv8gHa4] Burst & Decay will be released on September 22nd, and it’s a seven-track EP full of reimagined and acoustic songs from the […]