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REAL FRIENDS announce huge 2016 UK Headline tour

Real Friends recently announced a huge UK and European headline tour for December 2016. The band will play their biggest ever UK show on 9th December at The Electric Ballroom, with support bands Knuckle Puck and With Confidence (all dates).

Amaryllis – Nova Initium

Amaryllis’ 'Nova Initium' is definitely a stand out album, with their punchy guitar riffs and melodic vocals, it’s definitely a throwback to the old school Sunny Day Real Estate brand of emo which is bound to catch some attention at next month’s Camden Rocks Festival.

Rooney announce new album ‘Washed Away’

The Los Angeles based alt-rock outfit Rooney are back with the new album Washed Away, which will be released July 29th through Superball Music. Rooney have also just released the new single ‘My Heart Beats 4 U’, which features Rooney mastermind and lead singer, Robert Schwartzman, seamlessly playing every character in the entertaining video.

Basement taking The Sun Days and Dinosaur Pile Up on July UK tour

After a sold out UK run at the start of the year followed the release of the band's huge new record "Promise Everything", Basement today share news of a lengthy UK headline tour in July. The five piece will be hitting towns they either haven't played in some time or places they're yet to venture with support coming from cult alt-rockers Dinosaur Pile Up and Swedish newcomers The Sun Days. All dates below.

Orcas Reveal Debut Video!

Birmingham alt-rockers Orcas are looking like a band with a really bright future. The band have released their debut video 'Pulse'. The track is four and a half minutes of crunching guitars, atmospheric synths and hypnotising vocals.

TTNG announce ‘Disappointment Island’ album

Oxford alt-rockers TTNG (formerly This Town Needs Guns) are set to release album number three Disappointment Island, set for release on July 8 via Sargent House

Architects – All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us

Architects, are a five piece hardcore band from Brighton, formed over a decade ago back in 2004, the band have now finally released their epic seventh album, 'All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us.' And if you're a big fan of their previous album, 'Lost Forever // Lost Together' then you'll definitely be a fan of this eleven track killer.

Upload Festival 2016

Before I start my review I would like to say that the UK needs more festivals like this one. It is rare that you will see such a great line up on a festival bill, especially one that has some of the best unsigned / DIY bands in the UK, so with anticipated excitement I took the long drive down to Wakefield for the first ever Upload Festival at Warehouse23.

OldCorner Lessons in Music 1 – Tom McRae and Live

OldCorner is going to be a feast of meaningful albums, emotional single tracks and a journey through my reminiscences and the music that accompanied them. It is a showcase of music that everyone should listen to. so if you are sitting comfortably kids, let's begin.

Bands You Cannot Miss At 2000 Trees Festival 2016 Part One!

We thought that we would help you out solving the ‘Who Should I See’ conundrum by providing you a 'Bands You Cannot Miss At 2000 Trees Festival 2016' guide. Here is the first wave of bands who deserve your attention at the festival...

2000 Trees Festival 2016

Our Coverage of 2000 Trees 2016

Spotlight on: South Wales

South Wales has long been known to supply some of the best rock and metal acts with the likes of Manic Street Preachers, Stereophonics, The Blackout, Kids in Glass Houses, Funeral For A Friend and Bullet For My Valentine being the major exports. While Wales celebrates the success of these bands, they would not exist had it not been for the underground music scene providing platforms and exposure. So what does South Wales have to offer? Let’s have a little look!

Glass Giants/Adelphia/Everybody Looks Famous @ Clwb Ifor Bach

It's a bittersweet night in Cardiff as Adelphia hit the infamous Womanby Street venue with fellow touring bands Everybody Looks Famous and Glass Giants. It's bittersweet as the latter are taking an extended break and tonight doubles up as their hometown show. So for tonight, they take to the stage as headliners.

Cairo Son’s brand new single and video is out now!

Cairo Son are excited to announce the release of their pulsating new single, ‘Lion In A Cage’.

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