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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 […]

Spotlight on The GuitarWrist

We all know how much music can help us in pretty much any situation, whether it be needing something to cheer us up, or just as some background noise to help while working, but there are some cases where music goes that bit further and helps on a larger scale. We all know about the […]

Dead Label want to break records at Bloodstock

Irish metallers Dead Label are calling on the Bloodstock crowd to join them in a record breaking biggest wall of chaos during their Sophie Lancaster Stage set on Saturday 11th August! The trio will be taking time out from the creation of their new record to take to the stage and need you to join!

Rock Seen announces first release for Fail The Enemy

Rock Seen is a relatively new artist development agency formed in 2017 by Donna Coombs with the aim of helping unsigned bands take the next step up from working alone, particularly with their marketing, social media and image. Donna explains; “Having worked in marketing agencies for over 10 years, and having spent over 3 years working […]

itoldyouiwouldeatyou team up with Signature Brew to host The Queer Escape Party!

itoldyouiwouldeatyou have teamed up with Signature Brew to host a special The Queer Escape Party! The event, which is set to take place on April 18 at Brighton Electric, is charged at suggested donation to children’s gender diversity charity Mermaids UK. Performing at the event alongside itoldyouiwouldeatyou include some of the UK queer scenes top talents; The […]

Heavy Music Awards 2018 finalists announced

At a launch show at Manchester’s Gorilla venue last week that saw performances from Milestones, Cold Years and Loathe, Heavy Music Awards announced the finalists for the 2018 awards! The event, in only its second year, has become a staple in the heavy music calendar, being the only awards to be fully independent, with a panel of […]

Braden Barrie (SayWeCanFly) reveals plans to release two new albums

Braden Barrie also know as SayWeCanFly has launched a crowdfunding campaign to record and release two albums he has written. 5% of all money donated will go to To Write Love On Her Arms, a suicide prevention charity. In a message to fans, Barrie says “If you choose to support my campaign, you are literally helping me create these songs, videos, […]

Simonne and the Dark Stars join Kickstarter to help fund debut album

Brighton’s very own indie rock group Simonne and the Dark Stars are planning to record their first full length record this year. Hearing these guys in 2013 from their EP release grabbed my attention with Simonne Weaks, the pianist and whose vocals are pure eerie elegance, have been given an amazing opportunity to record this […]

The Raven Age are recruiting a new vocalist!

It’s been a brilliant year for The Raven Age with the band finishing their European tour including a sold-out show in London, promoting their acclaimed debut album Darkness Will Rise. The band won Best New Band at the 2017 Planet Rock Awards and single Angel In Disgrace has notched up a pretty impressive 3 million […]

Bandsintown opens platform to venues and festivals!

If you’re like me, then you usually get tonnes of emails from a site called Bandsintown whenever a touring band releases new dates. But how about those smaller shows in your local community? Unless you actively follow the venues or local bands, you may miss out on some awesome shows. Well Bandsintown have now opened […]

Music Against Mental Illness – We Are Not Dead Yet

In recent times, we’ve lost a couple of musical greats who have lost their battles with depression and other mental illnesses, most recently Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington. Sadly this is a regular occurrence with people losing battles every day. Mental health isn’t something that should have a stigma to it, yet sadly, it still […]

Music Planet Live announces mass event!

Music Planet Live is a new and revolutionary hub for musicans, venues and promoters. To celebrate the launch, the hub are putting on the UK’s first ever mass music event and have announced the first 60 gigs going on throughout June to celebrate the official opening! One month. One movement. The UK’s largest mass music […]

Music and mental health – Depression

We all know music can be a very therapeutic thing, it’s there to calm you and relate to. As My Chemical Romance sang “you only hear the music when your heart begins to break”, in this first of a two part feature on music and mental health, in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness week, one […]

Newport music scene to get spotlight in The Rock Of Newport

Record Store Day is getting bigger all around the world every year and this year, Newport in South Wales’ celebrations saw the announcement of a crowdfunding page going live to help fund The Rock Of Newport! The film, brainchild of Nathan Jennings, is set to show the history and work of the people who helped […]

Valentines Playlist

It’s very nearly Valentines day and whether you’re looking for some inspiration for that romantic playlist you want to give your lover or just enjoy a good rock love song – then look no further. Alt Corner have got you covered. Still Into You – Paramore Kiss Me – New Found Glory No One Does […]

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