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Coast To Coast ‘Sovereign’ EP review

It would be dishonest to say I've been a fan of Coast To Coast, but I have been aware of the band for some time. Having turned down the chance to review their 2018 EP 'The World Doesn't Work', I hadn't given them much of a thought until new EP 'Sovereign' landed in my inbox.

Dashboard Confessional ‘The Best Ones Of The Best Ones’

Dashboard Confessional has returned to the world with a greatest hits package celebrating 20 years of sad-boy music-making prowess.

Bones UK – Unplugged

London Bred, L.A based Bones UK are coming at us with their Unplugged EP of five tracks taken from their self-titled debut album, Bones UK are Rosie Bones and Carmen Vandenburg, the duo have had a Grammy nomination for “Pretty Waste”, they also are releasing a performance film alongside this EP and have toured with Alice in Chains, Stone Temple Pilots, Tom Morello, The Struts and Bush and this Unplugged EP was influenced by none other than Nirvana. 

Lights – Skin & Earth Acoustic

Following the successful release of her latest album Skin & Earth, Canadian alternative pop sensation lights has reworked some of the tracks into an acoustic EP, complete with three brand new acoustic singles. Being a fan of the artist, I had a listen to see how the songs transcended.

Slam Dunk 2019 Awards – Leeds

We bring you another festival awards from Slam Dunk!

Trade Wind – Certain Freedoms

Trade Wind's anticipated new album Certain Freedoms definitely casts a different view on what some musicians are capable of releasing. With members of Stick To Your Guns and Stray From The Path, it's hard to believe the huge change from a hardcore show of bodies literally being thrown over others, to this peaceful notion.

Dave Hause – Kick

Dave Hause’s new record ‘Kick’ is simply ten songs about being strong, understanding that we all struggle and kicking back against the things that kick you when you’re down. But underneath the lyrical meaning, what we actually have here is an album that’s actually very, very good. And I’ll explain why.

Deaf Havana, The LaFontaines and Hot Milk @ The Leadmill, Sheffield

Having only gotten into Deaf Havana after their latest record 'Rituals', but certainly liking what I heard, I jumped at the chance to check out their live show with my friend. With two other, very different bands on the bill as well, I knew it'd be an interesting night.

Slam Dunk Festival reveals final 2019 acts and acoustic stage!

2019's Slam Dunk festival line-up is now completed with this latest announcement! We also have the line-up for the more relaxed acoustic stage!

Cane Hill – Kill The Sun

Cane Hill have come out swinging from their debut, and proceed to really create a buzz over the audience. The latest release has hit me by surprise from previous works though.

Benjamin Francis Leftwich announces third studio album, ‘Gratitude’ | New Album & Single

Benjamin Francis Leftwich has announced his highly anticipated third album, Gratitude, will be released on 15th March 2019 via Dirty Hit.

A Guide To: Julien Baker – The Best Songs By Julien Baker | Feature

Welcome to The Best Songs By Julien Baker. In this featured article we take a look at Julien Baker's best selection of tracks hand-picked by ourselves for your enjoyment.

Courage My Love reveal Remission stripped back

Ahead of their return to the UK as support for As It Is, Canadian trio Courage My Love have revealed a stripped back version of their latest track Remission! Vocalist Mercedes Arn-Horn says of the decision to release a stripped back version of the track, who’s original has over 234,000 streams; “it was really fun to flex a different […]

Cane Hill announce new album!

Cane Hill have announced details of their new record! Kill The Sun is set for release on January 18, 2019 through Rise Records! The band say: “We spent the summer working on new Cane Hill music. We’ve embraced the weirder and mellower side of what we do as it’s something we think is important to our band. […]

WITTERQUICK go acoustic with Damaged

Brit rockers WITTERQUICK have revealed an acoustic version of their latest single Damaged! The track comes ahead of the band’s November UK tour! The band say: “We wanted to do something raw, something unedited with no tricks. One take, play the song, be real. There isn’t an awful lot of that going on these days.”  Check out Damaged acoustic […]

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