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The XCERTS on Late One Night and more at Reading Festival 2018

In true festival style, the rain clouds are looming over Reading Festival but that didn’t stop us having a bit of fun with Scottish sweethearts The XCERTS! We spoke to Murray, Jordan and Tom about Reading, Late One Night and striving to get that mansion… How did your set go? Murray (guitar/vocals): It was brilliant. […]

Things get interesting with SWMRS at Reading Festival

We caught up with brothers Max (lead guitar, vocals) and Cole Becker (vocals, rhythm guitar) of US rock band SWMRS following their 2018 Reading Festival set to talk returning to the festival, new music and how to be good Blink-182 fans when aliens get involved… How was your Reading set? Max: We played at 1:30. […]

Reading Festival 2018

August bank holiday is the weekend where music lovers of all types head to one of two places; Creamfields or Reading and Leeds. We headed down to Reading to take in 2018’s Reading Festival. Friday We get Reading Festival 2018 off to a fantastic start with a tight set from Cardiff rockers Himalayas on the […]

Sleep Token cover Hey Ya by Outkast

Mysterious crew Sleep Token have released a cover of Hey Ya, originally by pop outfit Outkast! Check it out below; Catch Sleep Token performing their rituals at Reading & Leeds festival this weekend! 24.08.2018 – Leeds Festival (Ritual IX) 26.08.2018 – Reading Festival (Ritual X)

I The Mighty have Pet Names

Ahead of their appearance at this year’s Reading & Leeds festival, I The Mighty have revealed their new single Pet Names! The video lays out a 21-step plan for getting over an ex. Vocalist Brent Walsh says; “Everyone has gone through a rough break up at some point. While the song deals with sorting through that relatable process […]

Reading and Leeds Festival 2018 ones to watch

As we draw closer to closing out the Summer with Reading & Leeds Festival 2018 (August 24-26), we take a look through the diverse line-up to find some of our unmissable picks for the weekend. The Fever 333 (Reading only, Friday) Following the demise of one of the alternative world’s favourite bands in recent years […]

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