Toulouse Pop Punk band ‘The Shapers’ release their EP ‘Reckless Youth’ on the 26th February. Past winners of best up and coming band and have shared the stage with Punk legends Pennywise and NOFX is certainly a dream that’s coming true for this alternative punk trio.
Southampton goth-punks Creeper have brought new life into a jaded rock scene of almost identical releases and copycat bands since their formation in 2014, uniting a group of misfits into The Callous Heart.
A trip over the border to Bristol for the penultimate date on the rescheduled Beyond the Barricade tour. The whole idea of the tour was to play smaller venues again and get rid of barriers for a more intimate feel and The Fleece is an ideal venue.
“As a whole, it really encompasses the true spirit of metalcore, developing on previous success to provide thundering new material for fans to sink their teeth into” – Bethan Adams
Back on January 15th I had the pleasure of seeing Turnover live for the first time! I only got into them not long before the show but I am glad I did.
This exciting EP is the product of an insanely talented band and an acclaimed producer in Justin Hill. It is a must listen as it is sure to propel the band to dizzy heights in 2016.
I enjoy the techno aspects and feel that they are blended well with the musical style and singing. It is full of fantastic tracks that really characterize the singer’s emotions, which is what really matters to me.
Following on from the Beyond the Barricade tour in Bristol, was a trip back across the border to a very rainy and windy Swansea for The Last Sunrise tour at The Scene.
The band is Rhyn who’ll be hitting the music scene as hard as plantar fasciitis hits the soul of the foot. They have been likened to hard hitting bands such as Muse and Biffy Clyro and I did see the name of Nirvana crop up too.
Previous releases ‘Colourmeinkindness’ and ‘I Wish I Could Stay Here’ will of course, have their cult following but in comparison to ‘Promise Everything’, they simply no longer suffice…
Thirty Silver are a post-punk/grunge duo from Boston, Massachusetts. They released their EP Lost Saints on January 21st.
The 20th December saw a showcase of the best in the Bristol scene taking place on a boat at Thekla. The line-up was truly fantastic and was a fantastic way to see out the New Year for all the bands involved, who in their own right have all had successful 2015s.
Ever wondered or feared what will happen when Mother Earth is no more? The answer is simple, the ashes rise and becomes ‘The Family Silver’.
Don’t Stop! Go! are a pop-punk/post-hardcore/emo quartet who are based in Manchester. Their new album Our Last Goodbyes is self produced by vocalist/guitarist Danneh Gleave and bassist/backing vocalist Mat Buckley and was released on December 16 2015.