Articles about Alternative Rock
Too Close To Touch – Haven’t Been Myself
Kentucky alt-rockers Too Close To Touch recorded Haven’t Been Myself (the follow up to 2015’s Nerve Endings) with producer Erik Ron who has masteminded albums by Isues and Set It Off. The band recently won the Best Underground Band at the Alternative Press APMAS and on the basis of this record, it is easy to see why.
Beach Slang @ Reading Festival 2016
Helen Messenger took some amazing shots of Beach Slang from their fantastic set at Reading Festival.
Alvarez Kings UK tour and album news!
Sheffield rockers Alvarez Kings are on the road again! The band toured across the world with Melanie Martinez and the UK and mainland Europe with PVRISearlier this year and this week, they start their own headline run!
Hercules Morse – Do It Right
South Coast alt-rockers Hercules Morse have released the video for new track Do It Right. The riff-laden, melodic single is taken from the band’s recently released EP Equine Size Comparison.
Underground Festival Preview
This weekend sees Underground Festival once again takeover Gloucester Guildhall for a weekend of alt rock. Set to once again showcase the best in new and up coming rock bands their line up is one not to be missed. Here’s our run down of who you should be checking out across the two day event.
DARKSTONE CROWS TAKE ON THE A-Z QUESTIONNAIRE CHALLENGE
“We are a female fronted, alternative metal band, based out of Toronto. This is Hell To Pay, a track off of our self-titled EP…”
TALL SHIPS SHARE VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE ‘MEDITATIONS ON LOSS’
Coming swiftly off the back of ‘Meditations On Loss’, the band’s first new music since early 2015, Brighton’s Tall Ships return today with the track’s accompanying clip – directed by Ben Phethean, brother of the band’s frontman Ric.
THE ONE HUNDRED SIGN WORLDWIDE DEAL WITH SPINEFARM RECORDS // DEBUT ALBUM SET FOR EARLY 2017
Spinefarm Records, part of the Universal Music Group, is delighted to announce the worldwide signing of hotly-tipped UK outfit The One Hundred.
Sensation HALFLIVES Drop Their Debut Single “Mayday”
Female-fronted alternative rock quintet HALFLIVES (ex-OVER) released on September 7th their first single “Mayday” along with a music video that you can play here…
ARTIST PLAYLIST: Becky Blomfield of Milk Teeth
“I’m Becky I play bass and sing stuff in Milk Teeth. Here is my listening diary for the past month or so, hopefully you find something new to listen to or remember an old jam you forgot existed”.
Versive – Pretend
Irish alt-rockers Versive are our track of the day with their new video for Pretend. The track reached number 7 in the Top 200 Alternative and number 54 on the Top 200 All Genres in the Irish iTunes chart!
Towers – Towers
Newcomers Towers, an alt quartet hailing from the UKs South Coast, will this month be releasing their debut EP. The self titled three track release has been a labour of love and hard work and the band are ready to release their sound to the world.
Carcer City – Infinite// Unknown
Overall this album is one pretty amazing album and I loved listening to every single second of this album. You can tell the hard work and effort the guys in Carcer City have put into this album and have pulled off one of their best albums to date making for one brilliant comeback. After struggling to make a name for themselves previously, this hard hitting record is going to make them heard and soon people will know of the Liverpool giants Carcer City as they take on the world.
Moses & Whitney @ Bush Hall
Vicki Bailey took some fantastic shots of rising stars Whitney and Moses at Bush Hall when both bands supported Jimmy Eat World.
Area 11 announce UK tour
Bristol alt-rockers Area 11 have announced their biggest UK tour! The quartet have a massive following that puts many ‘mainstream’ artists to shame despite them exisiting ‘under the radar’ . The tour announcement comes on the back of their hugely successful album Modern Synthesis. The record seeing the band’s July headline tour sell out in just a few days!