Articles about Alternative Rock
Simonne and the Dark Stars join Kickstarter to help fund debut album
Brighton’s very own indie rock group Simonne and the Dark Stars are planning to record their first full length record this year. Hearing these guys in 2013 from their EP release grabbed my attention with Simonne Weaks, the pianist and whose vocals are pure eerie elegance, have been given an amazing opportunity to record this […]
The Weekend Classic – Mutual Interest
Today’s track of the day comes from The Weekend Classic with their new single Mutual Interest! The track comes from their forthcoming EP Better Health (April 6, Rude Records). The catchy slice of alt-rock is a great, high energy listen. Check out Mutual Interest below;
Press To MECO announce album release show!
Press To MECO have revealed they will be playing at The Black Heart in London on April 11, in support of new album Here’s To The Fatigue (March 30). Support comes from Wallflower and Future Love. The band say; “The Black Heart is one of our favourite London venues. We’re excited to play these new songs and celebrate finally releasing […]
TrueHeights – Still Moving Colour
Today’s track of the day comes from TrueHeights with their new single Still Moving Colour! The track features on their highly anticipated forthcoming EP Days We Found (April 6. We Are Triumphant). The track is a slab of powerful melodic alt-rock and shows just exactly why the UK (and beyond) are raving about the sextet. Check out Still Moving […]
Say hello to your new favourite alt-rock band INK. The band, comprised of McFly‘s Dougie Poynter and friends Todd Dorigo and Corey Alexander blend musical influences ranging from Alan Ginsberg, Leonard Cohen, Nirvana and The Rolling Stones to create their debut EP, the accurately named Heaven. The four track debut, out now, features Todd’s velvet vocals and intricate guitar work, Dougie’s […]
If you’re a fan of the likes of Don Broco, Paramore and Young Guns, then you need to check out Oxbloods! The alt-rockers will be releasing debut EP Collisions on April 20th! Check out debut single Clinton below;
Edenthorn reveal new single and live dates
Durham alt-rockers Edenthorn have revealed their new single Mind Like A Minefield! The track is lifted from forthcoming album Exist (April 20). The band say of the track; “‘Mind Like A Minefield’ is influenced by the experiences that we’ve all had with anxiety and panic attacks, and generally stressing out and overthinking things. The idea of battling with yourself […]
Silent Rival announce UK tour in support of Night Riots!
Silent Rival are set to support fellow US alt-rockers Night Riots on their 5 date UK run later this year! Check out the dates below; Wed 04 APRIL GLASGOW King Tuts Thu 05 APRIL MANCHESTER Night & Day Sat 07 APRIL BRISTOL Louisiana Mon 09 APRIL BIRMINGHAM Academy 3 Tue 10 APRIL LONDON Camden Assembly The trio released […]
Deadset Dream – Blah
Today’s track of the day comes from Deadset Dream with their new single Blah! The alternative punks have given us another brilliant single to swoon over and show why they are one of the UK’s rising talents!
The Xcerts talk new album and touring
Following the release of their most successful album to date, we caught up with Murray (vocals/guitar) and Tom (drums) from The Xcerts, on the London date of their Hold On To Your Heart tour. The discussion varied from what it’s like to tour a successful album, writing the album and what it’s like to achieve […]
Selfish Things – Vertical Love
Canadian alt-rockers Selfish Things are set to release debut EP Vertical Love on March 16th. Rust Cohle Never Sleeps has a great melody throughout and opener 8147 Mullholland Terrace is catchy. A lot of alt-rock is pretty repetitive but Selfish Things manage to bring variety to their short EP, with the haunting acoustic ballad of […]
Cheltenham based alternative/punk quintet Midweek have revealed their fantastic debut single Honey, Darling! Vocalist/guitarist Joseph Holmes says; “Honey, Darling is about a friend who was in a really negative relationship. The lyrics I write always tend to be reactions to certain events that happen in my life, good or bad and this one was no different. My friend […]
Carry The Crown take on the A-Z challenge!
Following the release of their new EP Not Alone, we asked Carry The Crown to tell us more about the band who have become our new favourite alt-rockers by taking on our A-Z challenge! A song that made you want to make music? Kids In Glass Houses – Give Me What I Want Best rider you’ve […]
Carry The Crown release EP and new video
Alt rockers Carry The Crown released their second EP, Not Alone, on March 2nd. Although not strictly speaking a conceptual release, the EP does follow a rough theme following the important choices you make and the chances you could take in life. They also dropped a video for the song Hold Me. Speaking about the […]
Dearist are Drowning!
Wolverhampton’s alt-rockers Dearist have revealed their new single Drowning! Vocalist Adam Binder says; “Dearist is very DIY when it comes to the creative side of the band. Not only do we record and mix all our stuff but we are really lucky that Lee (our guitarist) is really good at all the visual aspects. He does all our […]