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Andy Black – The Shadow Side
The release is a very open and honest lyrical affair, full of love songs and really gives an insight into the world of Andy Biersack. While this is different to his day job, there is no denying that it will attract the legion of BVB fans and will transfer easily into mainstream.
Faux announce tour with Sad Blood and H_ngm_n!
Having just enjoyed a hugely successful tour in Europe, Southampton dirty-pop outfit Faux are adding to their ever-growing list of shows and tours by announcing a weekender with Sad Blood and H_ngm_n in June.
Track Of The Day – Milk Teeth – Swear Jar (again)
With the band fresh off the plane from their first US tour, Milk Teeth video for ‘Swear Jar (Again)’ from their critically-acclaimed debut record ‘Vile Child’.
Eat Me announce new video
What do you get when you cross Paul Simon, Metallica and drunk Weezer? The answer is punk quartet Eat Me. The quartet are currently on tour with Milk Teeth and have released a new track Big Love, the accompanying video being heavily inspired by Metallica’s Nothing Else Matters.
Lockjaw Records announce new charity EP
UK independent punk and hardcore label Lockjaw Records have announced an incredible compilation album No Guts, No Glory. The album aimed to raise money and awareness of Crohn’s disease and colitis.
Kerrang Awards nominations announced
At a laid-back pre-party featuring performances from Muncie Girls, Heck and Creeper, Kerrang! announced the nominations for this years Kerrang! Awards via a live seance. The awards ceremony will take place at London’s Troxy on June 9 and for the first year, will feature live music from Asking Alexandra and more to be announced.
Camden Rocks Festival 2016
Emily Holden attended the London based event and took some shots of the performances which took place in the various venues. Mark McConville also attended and gave his thoughts on the bands performing.
NATALIE MCCOOL TAKES ON THE A-Z QUESTIONNAIRE CHALLENGE
Having risen through the ranks of the UK indie world, championed by pop stars and indie icons and collaborated with Suede legend Bernard Butler on her stunning 2013 self-titled album, the inimitable Natalie McCool returns with brand new single ‘Fortress’. Ahead of her single release, Natalie took on the A-Z Challenge!
More Bands Added to 2000 Trees Festival
2000trees Festival has announce its 4th full wave of bands for the huge 2016 event, happening over weekend of 7/8/9 July.
Handmade Festival 2016
Our Coverage of Handmade Festival 2016. Helen Messenger attended the Leicestershire event and took some shots of the performances on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
We Caught Up With Melodic Metallers FAULTLINES
Ruby caught up with the female-fronted band Faultlines from Leeds. The bands exquisite delivery of modern melodic metal is both refreshing and ferocious. Read their chat here…
The Algorithm, Audio, Glasgow
Walking into the Audio in Glasgow, I was shocked to see how full the venue was already and how diverse the crowd was; their was your full on moshers, your metalheads, your ravers and your new age new age hippies…
Sixx A.M. – Prayers for the Damned Vol 1
Sixx A.M is the brainchild of former Motley Crue bassist, Nikki Sixx. Prayers of the Damned Vol 1 is a breath of fresh air in a music world that is full of the same and if you are looking for a straight up rock album this is the place to start.
AS IT IS – NEVER HAPPY, EVER AFTER (DELUXE EDITION)
Being already familiar with the original album (and having some personal favourites from there), I didn’t expect any less from the bonus tracks of the Deluxe Edition of Never Happy, Ever After .
A History of Slam Dunk Festival
2016 marks the tenth year of Slam Dunk Festival. The festival has quickly become the UK’s premier touring festival, almost being likened as the younger British cousin of America’s massive Vans Warped Tour. To celebrate and to get you more excited for this year’s May bank holiday shenanigans, we take a look back at the festival from its inauguration in 2006 right up to what you can expect from 2016.