Articles about Alternative Rock
Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes @ The Wedgewood Rooms
Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes bought their highly successful version of alternative punk to the Wedgewood Rooms as part of their sold out UK tour. Opening the bill were Blackpool alt stoner rockers, Strange Bones. Their big riffs and hyperactive frontman were a perfect fit for an opening band in an intimate venue such as […]
We chat to Madina Lake!
As we all know (or if you don’t where have you been?) our childhood alt-rock icons Madina Lake announced their reformation to celebrate the tenth anniversary of THAT debut album From Them, Through Us, To You which gave us sing-a-long classics including Here I Stand, House Of Cards and One Last Kiss and a UK […]
Rival Bones announce new EP and live session video!
Merseyside rock duo Rival Bones have revealed details of their forthcoming EP! The self-titled record is set for release on May 5th. The duo, comprised of guitarist James Whitehouse and former Boss Keloid drummer Chris Thomason, have celebrated by releasing a live sesion video for new track Hives! Check out the session below; If you’re […]
Blackberry Smoke @ O2 Academy Oxford
Support band and Blackberry Smoke label mates ‘Biters’ have a distinctly retro Glam/hair rock feel to them in both appearance and sound. They get a decent reception from a mixed age crowd with more appreciation coming from the older rockers and a well warmed up crowd ready for the main act. Blackberry Smoke’s tag line […]
Brightlight City- Our Future’s Not Dead
British rock five piece, Brightlight City are releasing their latest EP, Our Future’s Not Dead, this April and it is as bright as the lights in their hypothetical city! Between playing tours and sharing stages with bands like Rise Against, the band have put together a four track EP that certainly shows their talents. At […]
In My Disguise have an Hour Glass
Suffok born alt-rockers In My Disguise have revealed their new single Hour Glass! The track, which premiered on Punktastic, is lifted from forthcoming debut EP Achromatic which is set for self-release on May 19, 2017. The quartet are influenced by the likes of Audioslave, Biffy Clyro and Muse and combine massive riffs, catchy melodies and […]
Freeze The Atlantic – Altogether Not Together
Today’s track of the day comes from Brit alt-rockers Freeze The Atlantic with their new single Altogether Not Together. The track is taken from their forthcoming third album The People Are Revolting, set for release via Alcopop! Records on April 14th. The single highlights the plight of refugees, something very relevant at this point in […]
Sumo Cyco & Devilskin @ Birmingham o2 Academy
Opening the night were West Midlands based Rock band Sister Shotgun with a hometown show. Although this band was plagued with tech issues during their set, with the way they handled it, they showed true professionalism! A fairground-esc walk on track started, reminding me of similarities to ‘A Little Piece of Heaven’ by Avenged Sevenfold, […]
Decade tell you to Turn Off Your TV!
I mean who uses their TV to watch music videos? (Unless you’re one of those people who connect their laptop to the TV) So listen to Decade as the alt-rockers reveal the video for Turn Off Your TV! The track is taken from their recently released album Pleasantries. The band say of the track; ‘Turn […]
Mallory Knox, Lonely The Brave & Fatherson @ O2 Academy, Bristol
It’s been a long time since Mallory Knox hit the road in the UK. The band are back with a new album, Wired, and this month are touring the UK with the incredible Fatherson and Lonely The Brave as support. We headed along to the opening night in Bristol. Kicking things off on the Wired […]
We have a chat to Faux!
UK rockers Faux recently released their latest single Hot Headed and are soon to hit the road with Counterfeit and Tigress! We caught up with frontman Lee to talk about the aforementioned topics, horror (?) films and slimy yet satisfying… For those who haven’t heard your band, can you tell us what Faux is all […]
Set It Off announce mini UK tour!
We’ve been waiting for this since 2015 and it’s happening! Florida pop-punks Set It Off have announced they will be returning to the UK for some headline shows around their Slam Dunk festival appearances! The tour will be a co-headline with Australian alt-rockers With Confidence so we know it is going to be an incredible […]
Lower Than Atlantis, Young Guns, Hands Like Houses & ROAM @ Great Hall, Cardiff
On a day where the people of Wales descended on Cardiff to celebrate the final day of the 2017 RBS Six Nations Championship (and drown their sorrows after Wales’ heartbreaking loss to France), rock fans were heading to Cardiff University’s Great Hall for a different reason. The reason; Lower Than Atlantis are closing out their […]
As Lions – One By One
As Lions have premiered their new video for single One By One and we can’t get enough of it. The video is described as “conveying the themes of metamorphous, shedding your skin and ultimately embracing who you really are.” It’s safe to say it certainly does that. It’s powerful, loud and really packs a punch. Get your […]
Desert Island Discs – Susan Donaghy of Susie Blue
Irish indie rockers Susie Blue know what they’re about. Standing strong against social prejudice particularly in the form of homophobia, their music is full of passionate lyrics and catchy sounds – but where does that inspiration come from? Lead singer Susan Donaghy give us an insight into her favourite records and picks her top 5 albums […]