Team Member: Tom Butterworth

Hi, I'm Tom Butterworth, based in Liverpool. My music taste ranges from Nails to Creeper to Marmozets to Black Peaks to Mastodon and beyond and between!

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Blackberry Smoke announce UK tour

US southern retro rockers Blackberry Smoke are returning to the UK for a run of headline dates! They release their sixth studio album, Find A Light on April 6th and will be hitting the road here in November! “We can’t wait to get back to the UK and share our new album ‘Find A Light’ […]

Pretty Pistol announce new EP and reveal new single!

Pretty Pistol have announced a brand new EP and dropped a new video! The EP, titled Welcome To The Dead Club will be released April 13th and the new video for Drive Me To The Dogs can be viewed below. Speaking about the new song, the band state: “Drive Me to the Dogs is about […]

TechFest announce more bands!

*FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT KLAXON* TechFest has announced it’s second wave of bands for this years festival at Newark Showground! Protest The Hero will be playing a special anniversary show for their album Fortress, with Norma Jean also celebrating their album, Redeemer. Forefathers of the tech scene, SikTh, return to the festival after releasing an excellent come […]

Parkway Drive return with brand new single Wishing Wells

Australian metalcore crew Parkway Drive have ascended through the ranks in recent years and many view the follow up to 2015’s Ire, due out later this year allegedly, as a hugely important record, not just for the band but for the scene as a whole. So now, we officially have our first taste in new […]

The Hyena Kill unleash new single and announce EP

Manchester duo, The Hyena Kill have released a brand new single, Exit Mast, taken from their new EP, Spun, due out 23rd April. This is a follow up to debut album Atomised, released in 2o16 which led to support slots as prestigious as opening up for Max and Igor Cavalera. Discussing the upcoming EP, vocalist and […]

Carry The Crown release EP and new video

Alt rockers Carry The Crown released their second EP, Not Alone, on March 2nd. Although not strictly speaking a conceptual release, the EP does follow a rough theme following the important choices you make and the chances you could take in life. They also dropped a video for the song Hold Me. Speaking about the […]

Awooga announce debut album, Conduit

Awooga, doom rockers hailing from Sheffield, have announced the release of their debut full length album, Conduit, due for release April 20th. Having only one other release, 2016’s Alpha EP, Conduit sees Awooga further exploring dismal sludge and euphoric space. They have also released a video for brand new single Waterhole, check it out below! […]

Æves release Wild Hearts music video

Æves released their new EP Desire on 26th February and have now dropped a brand new video! The video, for the track Wild Hearts, is a psychedelic, kaleidoscopic experience and was directed by Arielle Kruger. Discussing the track, vocalist Molly O’Malley said this: “Wild Hearts was such a fun track to record. It’s a song […]

At The Gates unveil artwork for To Drink From The Night Itself

At The Gates, pioneers of the melo-death movement have unveiled the artwork for their brand new album To Drink From The Night Itself (which might just be the most metal title ever). After splitting up in 1996, the band reformed and released At War With Reality in 2014. Now they return with the follow up, and […]

IDestroy reveal video for new single Lemons

Bristol’s all girl riff machine IDestroy have released a single and video. The song, called Lemons, is the first track to be released from their upcoming EP Pure Joy of Life, to be released on March 9th. Having unleashed their debut EP last year and picking up positive reviews from Kerrang! and Planet Rock, they […]

Elephant Trees get us ‘Hooked’ on new single!

UK alt-rock crew Elephant Trees have returned with a new single, Hooked, available on all downloading streaming platforms! The band, hailing from Yorkshire, are following up the well received Open Up, which picked up high praise a range of outlets including Upset Magazine and BBC Introducing. All very impressive for a group who only came […]

Naked Giants announce debut album Sluff

Born from the musical hotbed of Seattle, Naked Giants formed in 2014 and have now announced debut album Sluff, which will be released on March 30th. The first single from the release, TV, is available now and displays many different aspects of rock music within its short run time. Speaking about the song and it’s […]

Clutch announce UK Tour (And tease new album!)

Maryland’s grooviest are returning to our shores! After a victorious set on the second stage at last years Download Festival, during which they premiered a new song, Clutch are returning to the UK this December (full dates below). In addition to announcing a tour, Clutch frontman Neil Fallon has also stated that the eagerly awaited […]

VISTAS announce homeland tour!

VISTAS are returning home! The scottish indie rockers have announced a string of Scottish dates in May, beginning in Aberdeen on the 9th and concluding in Edinburgh on the 13th. Also, to coincide with this announcement, last Friday the band released new single CALM! The full dates for the Scottish tour are: 9th May @ […]

Queen Kwong unveil new video

Carre Calloway, sole member of indie rock project Queen Kwong announced her second album Love Me To Death and released the first single of the same name last December. Although originally to be released this month, the album has been postponed to April 13th due to illness. “Last month I was diagnosed with a lung […]

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