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Columbus announce debut album!

Brisbane alternative punk trio Columbus have announced their debut slbum will be released via UNFD on August 26 and titled Spring Forever.

Eva Plays Dead launch appeal after robbery!

The lovely Derbyshire rockers Eva Plays Dead have launched a special t-shirt to help raise funds to replace their stolen gear!

Shield Fest II (FVK/More Than Most/Junior + more) @ Hobos, Bridgend

A very emotional night but it showed that FVK are going to go on and have plenty of success in their future ventures. A very good festival overall which organiser Adam Tibbs should give himself a pat on the back for! Now to count down the days until the next Shield Fest!

Lower Than Atlantis announce RandL warm-up show!

Lower Than Atlantis have announced that they will be heading to the O2 Academy 2 in Oxford on August 24th. The band will be playing a warm-up show ahead of their Reading and Leeds festival appearances. Support on the night comes from starlets Milk Teeth.

Knocked Loose announce debut album

US hardcore quintet Knocked Loose have announced that their debut album Laugh Tracks will be released via Pure Noise Records on September 16. The band, from Kentucky, have been named in AltPress' bands to watch in 2016 list and are set to take the underground hardcore scene by storm!

THY ART IS MURDER release first Depression Session trailer

THY ART IS MURDER have joined forces with The Acacia Strain and Fit For An Autopsy to create The Depression Sessions. The record is set for release via Nuclear Blast Records on August 12 and the first trailer has now been released.

Of Mice & men announce tour support!

Of Mice & Men have announced they will be joined on their UK run later this year by label mates Crown the Empire and Hands Like Houses!

Devil You Know in first UK headline run!

It's finally happening, following several cancelled attempts at touring the UK, Devil You Know are finally performing across the UK in January 2017! The tour, fittingly named Third Time's A Charm Tour, is set to be an intimate affair with small venues. Support for the tour comes from The Westfield Massacre, Wearing Scars and Brutai.

SWMRS announce UK dates!

Those pop-punkers in SWMRS have announced a run of UK dates following their debut Reading and Leeds festival appearances! The dates start in Birmingham on the 29th August and run through to London on the 8th September. 2016 has been a massive year for the quartet from Bay Area with the release of debut album Drive North in February which has been critically acclaimed across the world.

As It Is release their Fearless Family Gathering session

Those lovely pop-punkers in As It Is have released the recording of their Fearless Family Gathering sesion. The intimate session saw stripped-back, acoustic versions of Dial Tones, Winters Weather and My Oceans Were Lakes performed for a small group of very lucky people! There are also some explanations for each of the tracks.

Breathe in the Silence ask you to Hold My Heart

Welsh post-hardcore quintet Breathe in the Silence have announced that their Hold My Heart EP is set for release via Crooked Noise Records on September 2.

Rave the Reqviem preach The Gospel of Nil

Swedish industrial metallers Rave the Reqviem have announced that their The Gospel of Nil record is set for release on October 7 via DWA. Originally started as a one man project, the quintet now features a mother-son vocal combination. The record is the first album as a quintet and effortlessly combines industrial metal, heavy electronica and mainstream rock creating a mesmerising masterpiece.

Dark Tranquility show you Atoma

Swedish metal legends Dark Tranquility are currently recording their 11th album! The band have given us some hints to tide us over though, Atoma is the title and it's set for release via Century Media Records on November 4 2016!

Capsize announce UK support dates!

Californian post-hardcore quartet Capsize are returning to the UK this autumn as support for Being as an Ocean! Also on the tour are Burning Down Alaska and Casey.

Avatar announce UK tour!

Avatar are set to hit the UK this Autumn. The Swedes are heading to our shores as part of their European tour in support of their incredible Feathers & Flesh album which was released via Century Media Records this May.

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