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Eden Royals – Time Won’t Wait

Eden Royals are an indie pop-rock duo from Essex, who, with the help of multiple local musicians, have released their Time Won’t Wait EP. The EP is only three tracks long and is similar in sound to the likes of The 1975 and the most recent Paramore record. Opening and title track Time Won’t Wait […]

CKY live @ The Wedgewood Rooms

CKY bought late 90s early 00s nostalgia to the Wedgewood Rooms in Portsmouth on Wednesday night. The trio showcased their vast touring experience with a very accomplished set to a devoted crowd. Opening for CKY tonight were the Graveyard Johnnys. Also a three piece, Graveyard Johnnys are somewhat unique in that instead of a normal […]

A chat with CKY

I had a chat with CKY before their show in Portsmouth. We chatted about new music, the difference 20 years makes as a band and some early warped tour memories. All three members are present in this interview: Jess Margera (J) Chad Ginsburg (C) and Matt Deis (M). You’ve just released your first new music since […]

Ho99o9 – United States of Horror

Self-proclaimed hip hop/punk mutants Ho99o9 are set to release their debut album United States of Horror on the 5th May. This record manages to encapsulate the chaotic nature of Ho99o9 in a live environment whilst still remaining focused and artistically challenging throughout. Ho99o9 are one of these bands that are unclassifiable. Fronted by two of […]

Death Remains – Destroy/Rebuild

Released on 28th April, metalcore band Death Remains released their sophomore album Destroy/Rebuild. This is a hard hitting heavy record that truly understands metalcore, finding a midpoint, a balance between both hardcore and metal. Opening with semi title track Destroy, the album starts heavy with blast beats and heavy riffs leading the song. Whilst the […]

Get to know Fizzy Blood

We caught up with Fizzy Blood before the Southampton leg of their tour with While She Sleeps and In Hearts Wake, to talk about influences, live shows, songwriting and new music. The best place to start would be what are your key influences as a band? We all came together because we all really liked […]

While She Sleeps live @ The Talking Heads Southampton

Just 6 days after the release of their outstanding 3rd album You Are We, While She Sleeps proved to a sold out 350 capacity Talking Heads that they won’t be playing venues of this size for much longer. First up were Leeds alt rockers Fizzy Blood. As people still made their way into the venue, […]

While She Sleeps – You Are We

Between their debut ‘This Is the Six’ and its follow up ‘Brainwashed’ While She Sleeps have established themselves as one of the best metalcore bands that the UK has to offer. With their third album You Are We, they take their first steps as a band independent from record labels, releasing the album through fan […]

Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes @ The Wedgewood Rooms

Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes bought their highly successful version of alternative punk to the Wedgewood Rooms as part of their sold out UK tour. Opening the bill were Blackpool alt stoner rockers, Strange Bones. Their big riffs and hyperactive frontman were a perfect fit for an opening band in an intimate venue such as […]

Sorority Noise – You’re Not As __ You Think

Emotive punk rockers Sorority Noise are set to release their new album You’re Not As __ You Think on 17th March. The album, much like some of their previous work, is an intimate, emotional look into the last year of the bands life. Whilst emotional and in places dark this album has an underlying theme […]

Touché Amoré live @ Islington Academy London

Touché Amoré displayed their brilliant version of emotive hardcore at their biggest ever London show, in front of a sold out Islington Academy. Touring in support of their sensational 2016 effort, “Stage Four”, the five piece proved why many consider them the best and forefront of the emotive hardcore scene. Unfortunately initially billed openers, UK […]

blanket – Our Brief Encounters

blanket are set to release their debut LP Our Brief Encounters on the 10th February. The four piece comprises of vastly experienced musicians, who have experience touring and playing with bands from all aspects of rock music. This project however is an ambient post-rock effort. The 5 songs on this LP provide what appears to […]

The Dillinger Escape Plan live @ The Kentish Town Forum

The Dillinger Escape Plan laid waste to the Kentish Town Forum on their final ever visit to the capital. On an emotional night, the five piece, added another notch on their belt, of phenomenal London shows. Although tonight’s audience was fully focused on Dillinger, the two supports didn’t disappoint. First up was Primitive Weapons, whose […]

Valensole – Where We Should Be

Brit punk rockers, Valensole, will release their DIY debut EP “Where We Should Be” on 3rd March. The EP is a good starting point for the band making their first steps into the music industry, and is a great showcase for the DIY ethos of punk rock. The EP has a distinct Brit punk sound […]

HALFNOISE @ The Joiners Southampton

Former Paramore drummer, Zac Farro, braved the cold weather and snow warnings to bring his indie rock project, HALFNOISE, to the Joiners Arms in Southampton on Thursday night. The five piece were supported by London based indie-rock band, Gillbanks. Walking on to the stage, to a less than half full Joiners, Gillbanks, quietly picked up […]

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