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2019 album announcements

2019 sees a whole load of new album announcements and we’re only two weeks in! Here we round up the pick of the bunch announced so far as a teaser to our weekly Friday round-up! Starve To Survive – Have Me To Waste Newcastle’s hardcore crew Starve To Survive are gearing up to release their new […]

2000trees announces first wave of acts for 2019

One of our favourite festivals; 2000trees (we still haven’t counted if there are 2000 trees, each time we lose count!), has revealed a load of awesome acts for it’s first line-up announcement of 2019! The festival is set to run between July 11-13 at Upcote Farm in Cheltenham. The first headliner announced are Brit rockers You […]

2019 Tour Picks

We are sure to be inundated with incredible tours across the UK and Europe throughout 2019! Each week, we give you the lowdown of announced runs!

Teddy Rocks 2019 announces acts!

The UK’s favourite alternative charity festival Teddy Rocks is back for 2019 with a whole raft of awesome artists! The festival aims to raise money for the charity Teddy20, with the cause of helping children fighting cancer and their families. So far, the festival has raised over £250,000 and with this next line-up we can […]

Music4EU calls for a Brexit rethink

[Photo credit: Jess Hurd] All that has been on the agenda in the UK for the past couple of years has been the B word… Brexit. Now as we come to the end of the negotiations of the Brexit deal, the music industry have banded together to call on the government to rethink the deal […]

Self Esteem announces debut album ‘Compliments Please’ | New Release

Self Esteem today announces her highly anticipated debut album Compliments Please, due for release via Fiction Records on 1st March 2019. To accompany the announcement, she also reveals her brilliant new single ‘The Best’, which joins ‘Rollout’ and ‘Wrestling’ as another early taste of what to expect from the record.

Goalkeeper Release ‘Bad Times Don’t Last’ | New Release

“Bad Times Don’t Last” is an EP that deals with the idea of choices and how we react to them. The EP finds itself in reflection, but also in action to life and it’s every changing experience. “Bad Times Don’t Last” faces the difficult decisions head-on, and pressed forward without hesitation."- Goalkeeper

Butch Bastard Releases debut album “I Am Not A Man” | New Release

Butch Bastard has announced the release of the debut LP, "I Am Not A Man". Featuring guest performances from Josh Tillman (Father John Misty), Mitchell Rowland (Harry Styles), Jonathan Wilson (Roger Waters) and more.

Top 10 New Singles of the Week!

With the new year well and truly upon us, we've been treated to a whole load of new singles from artists across the board to kick off 2019! Each week, we round up our top 10 singles released to give you an idea of just what has come through! This week, we're taking you through our picks to have come from the music world since January 1st!

Cosmic Ninja Release ‘We Got Up’ | New Single

Cosmic Ninja, one of the UK’s most exciting new electronic rock bands have just unveiled the video for 'We Got Up', the second new single from the band this year. We Got Up raises the bar for the band, seeing them working with the formidable producer Jayce Lewis at Northstone Studios.

Switchfoot – Native Tongue | New Album Review

Switchfoot are no strangers to the alternative rock world as their presence has been felt since their formation in 1996. The Grammy award winning band and self-proclaimed surf lovers have once again geared up to release their eleventh album ‘Native Tongue’.

Hot Takes: Getting To Know FOXHAUNT

Welcome to the feature; Hot Takes! We chat to a band or artist that we have unearthed as some what of a hidden gem and allow them the chance to introduce themselves to you, the reader.

Hot Takes: Getting To Know Rockers’ The Flesh Velvet

Welcome to the feature; Hot Takes! We chat to a band or artist that we have unearthed as some what of a hidden gem and allow them the chance to introduce themselves to you, the reader.

Hot Takes: Getting To Know Italian Pop-Punk Band Away From Here!

Welcome to the feature; Hot Takes! We chat to a band or artist that we have unearthed as some what of a hidden gem and allow them the chance to introduce themselves to you, the reader.

Kaves talk about TBT

We caught up with the members of Norwich rock group Kaves after playing their debut show and releasing their latest single TBT. How was your recent debut show? Caitlin – ‘ Amazing! I never expected to receive such amazing support so quickly, and seeing everyone respond so positively was honestly wonderful!’ Tim – ‘ There was a great […]

Courage My Love take on the A-Z challenge!

Canadian sweethearts Courage My Love are back in the UK for their run of dates with As It Is later this month. We asked the trio to take on our A-Z challenge so that we could find out more about them! A song that made you want to make music? This is a total cliche, but when […]

Our Hollow Our Home take on the A-Z challenge

Southampton metalcore starlets Our Hollow Our Home have been gaining a whole load of traction in the UK with their combination of brutality and melody and are gearing up for their second annual Holloween all-dayer. The band have just released their highly anticipated second album In Moment // In Memory to rave reviews. We asked Our Hollow Our […]

Three Day Millionaires take on the A-Z challenge

Hull hardcore punks Three Day Millionaires recently released their new single The Snub! We asked the trio to take on our A-Z challenge so that we could find out more!

State Of Ember take on the A-Z challenge!

Worcester hard rockers State Of Ember recently announced their new EP Broken Horizons will be released on January 11, 2019. The trio take influence from Alter Bridge, InMe and Shinedown and recently performed with Saving Abel. We asked the band to tell us more about themselves by taking on our A-Z challenge! A song that made you want to make […]

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