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BEARTOOTH – THE RITZ MANCHESTER – 12/12/16
Beartooth have come a long way in a short time. Straight off the heels of their 2014 album, ‘Disgusting’, the quintet return with a new album and a new tour, this is ‘Aggressive’. Beartooth return to the UK, bringing their unique blend of metalcore, hardcore, pop punk and everything in between. This time, they’ve taken Trash Boat […]
RatsEatRats, Camcorder, Wolfs & CPR @ The Wheatsheaf, Oxford
RatsEatRats incredible Oxford Debut, supported by Camcorder, Wolfs and CPR.
HALFNOISE @ The Joiners Southampton
Former Paramore drummer, Zac Farro, braved the cold weather and snow warnings to bring his indie rock project, HALFNOISE, to the Joiners Arms in Southampton on Thursday night. The five piece were supported by London based indie-rock band, Gillbanks. Walking on to the stage, to a less than half full Joiners, Gillbanks, quietly picked up […]
The Picturebooks think Home is a Heartache!
Blues-rock duo The Picturebooks are set to release their new album Home is a Heartache via Another Century on March 10, 2017! The German duo comprised of guitarist/vocalist Fynn Claus Grabke and drummer Philipp Mirtschink combine heavy rock with a tint of enthralling blues. The duo say; “We toured our first album Imaginary Horse for […]
AFI – Get Hurt
It’s just under a week (6 days YAY!) until AFI release their latest album AFI (The Blood Album) (you can check out our review here). To celebrate, we are making their latest single taken from the record Get Hurt as our track of the day! Their latest record is album number 10 and their first […]
Columbus reveal Say What You Want video ft ROAM and Like Pacific
Australian alt trio Columbus have unveiled the video for remastered SPring Forever album track Say What You Want. The re-recorded version was initially released to mark the band’s first UK run and features fellow tour mates Alex Costello of Brit pop-punkers ROAM and Jordan Black of Like Pacific. The accompanying visual documents their debut UK run […]
7 Minutes in Heaven become Rude boys!
Chicago alternative rockers 7 Minutes in Heaven (not to be confused with the popular teen party game. Or maybe they can be…..) have announced that they have signed to Rude Records! The band, Timmy Rasmussen (guitarist/vocalist), Alex Rogers (bassist/vocalist), Justin Mondzak (guitar) and Brennan Gilbert (drums), join the likes of Set It Off, Knuckle Puck, […]
InVogue Records sign Leav/e/arth
Ohio based band LEAV/E/ARTH have this week signed to independent record label InVogue Records and are set to release their debut this April. They join a whole host of upcoming artists including the likes of Dayseeker, Mirror Eyes and Normandie at InVogue; they are in good company. In anticipation to the upcoming debut album, lead […]
The Lion and The Wolf joins Kevin Devine tour!
Xtra Mile favourite The Lion and The Wolf has been announced as joining Kevin Devine on tour later this month across the UK. The pair, along with Laura Stevenson, will be hitting the road from 29th January for a week bringing their talents to the masses. Speaking on the tour dates, Thomas George said, “Can’t […]
AFI – AFI (The Blood Album)
AFI are set to release their latest album AFI (The Blood Album) on January 20 via Concord. The US alt-rock quartet have gone multi-platinum throughout their career and there has been high hopes for their latest record. Opening track Dark Snow is very drum heavy during the beginning instrumental and is a good pick to […]
Beyond The Black – ‘Lost In Forever’
Beyond The Black are unarguably on the rise in popularity, and with that comes more music being put out. Their new album Lost In Forever is perfect for people who like symphonic metal female fronted bands. They are similar to bands such as Lucana Coil, Evanesence and Epica. Their new album has everything you could want […]
Sertraline @ Bananaman’s Bar, Edinburgh
Heading to Bananamn’s one of my favourite venues in Edinburgh, I was excited to see Sertraline with their new line up. Up first was Glasgow’s Splinting Halo. I have been trying to see these guys for a while but, had always missed them. They have great heavy drums along with great heavy guitar riffs. But […]
Steven Battelle – ‘Exit Brain Left’
Released December 2nd under his own label ‘Suffer For My Art’, Steven Battelle brought us his mesmerizing debut solo album, titled ‘Exit Brain Left’. Describing his own genre as ‘elaborate’, listening to the album it definitely accurately represents his music. It’s almost a case of David Bowie meets Enter Shikari and The Beatles, three bands […]
Halestorm – ReAniMate 3: The CoVeRs eP
Atlantic recording group Halestorm have unveiled details of their third EP of cover songs. Produced by Nick Raskulinecz “ReAniMate 3: The CoVeRs eP” will arrive in stores and at all digital retailers and streaming services on Friday, January 6th. Grammy award winning American rock band Halestorm are well known for their near non-stop touring often […]
JPNSGRLS – Nice N Sleazy, Glasgow
Starting the night were Sunny Devils. They provide a stripped back sound with great vocals, even if he was not really pushing his voice (either that or he was just that good). The drums are too soft at times but due to stripped back sound, you can’t have metal drum thrashes. Simple but elegant guitar […]