Articles about Alternative Rock
PLINI – Handmade Cities
The long awaited debut album is finally released this month, featuring Australian drumming sensation Troy Wright along with bassist Simon Grove, of The Helix Nebula. From the opening track, Electric Sunshine, it is very clear that this is something special and instantly you cannot help but be drawn in by the building guitar sounds and the real depth of the musicality.
City of Ashes release Sometimes video
To coincide with World Mental Health Day, Brighton altrockers City of Ashes have released the short film for single Sometimes. The track is taken from the band’s latest record Rise.
From Indian Lakes – Everything Feels Better Now – album review
From Indian Lakes have created the dreamiest and one of the most impressive albums of 2016.
Track of The Day: Altered Sky – Livewire
UK Rising rockers Altered Sky continue their climb with the release of their spanking new video single “Livewire”
Feeder and The Virginmarys at Norwich UEA
Dani Willgress took some fantastic shots of Feeder and The Virginmarys at Norwich UEA.
Rave The Reqviem – The Gospel of Nil
If Swedish industrial metal is your thing, then Rave The Reqviem might just be the ones for you. The five piece, who came from what was a solo project, have created a sound described as a mixture of industrial metal, heavy electronica and powerful rock and are ready to release their debut album, The Gospel of Nil to the world.
Against The Current, As It Is & Beach Weather @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Elliot Mcrae’s fantastic shots of Against The Current, As It Is & Beach Weather @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire!
Against Me! – Shape Shift With Me
Throughout this record you realise with Grace writing songs about relationships that the singer is more comfortable in her own skin and is less subjected to the old expectation of what herself and the band supposedly have to be. With these hard hitting tracks and up beat rhythms, this album is going to be a huge hit live at their gigs and also great in the charts. Overall this album has to be one of Against Me!’s greatest albums to date even through it isn’t as big as ‘Transgender Dysphoria Blues’ but it is worthy of being a strong entry in Against Me’s discography.
ARTIST PLAYLIST: Linda Battilani of Halflives
“Hey there, I am Linda, singer for the alternative band Halflives. My playlist includes different artists which have shaped me during this year and influenced the sound of the music I’ve been writing lately for Halflives. Here we go!”
City of Ashes announce Sometimes as part of The Sometimes Project
Brighton alt-rockers City of Ashes have announced the details of their new single Sometimes. The track is taken from the bands second album Rise.
Underground Festival Review
The small crowd throughout a lot of the day may have been down to the Sunday evening timing or the genre of music not being something often seen at the venue, however the line up was one of the best the festival has seen and was a solid collection of some of the newest and most exciting rock bands out there right now. For fans old and new it was a real treat to see these bands in such a small venue & for a very reasonable price.
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!