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All Ears Avow reveal video for All Your Pieces

Swindon quartet All Ears Avow have revealed the video for their new single All Your Pieces! The track is taken from their forthcoming EP Skin & Bones (December 14). Vocalist/guitarist Claire Sutton says of the first track completed for the record; “It really set the tone for the direction my writing was going in both lyrically and musically. It’s about […]

Courage My Love take on the A-Z challenge!

Canadian sweethearts Courage My Love are back in the UK for their run of dates with As It Is later this month. We asked the trio to take on our A-Z challenge so that we could find out more about them! A song that made you want to make music? This is a total cliche, but when […]

DREAM STATE announce UK headline tour

Kerrang! Best British Breakthrough winners DREAM STATE have followed their incredible run across the UK and Europe in support of The Amity Affliction with the announcement of their own 2019 UK headline tour! The mammoth run begins in Bristol in March and takes the quintet across England and Scotland before ending back in Wales in April. Frontwoman […]

Neon Saturdays get eerie with Gravity!

Latvian quartet Neon Saturdays reveal their eerie video for new single Gravity! The track is taken from their forthcoming record Freaks In The Ocean (November 9). Frontman Andris Evelis explains of Gravity: “Gravity should encourage people to take a good look at the dynamics of their own life – daily rhythms, patterns of behaviour and numerous habits that slowly take […]

Lizzy Farrall reveals Make Up Sex

Brit singer-songwriter Lizzy Farrall has revealed her new single Make Up Sex! The accompanying visual is striking and a bit out there! Lizzy says of the track and video: “When it came to writing ‘Make Up Sex’ I was feeling tired of how subtle I had been making my lyrics in previous songs. I’d always tried to keep them subtle […]

Stand Atlantic go Skinny Dipping!

Australian trio Stand Atlantic have revealed their new single Skinny Dipping! The track is the title of their latest album (out now, Hopeless Records) and premiered on BBC Radio 1’s Indie Show With Jack Saunders! Vocalist/guitarist Bonnie Fraser describes Skinny Dipping; “Skinny Dipping is about coming to terms with who you are. Sometimes addressing your own truth can be […]

Stand Atlantic – Skinny Dipping

Listeners should be familiar with Hopeless Records group Stand Atlantic after having released their ‘Sidewinder‘ EP just last year. Now the band is back with a full-length album titled “Skinny Dipping” that contains 10 tracks, packed with emotions & plenty of lyrics that are sure to make one reminisce. Whether it be memories from good […]

Baby You’re A Haunted House exclaims Gerard Way

Gerard Way is back with a brand new single! Baby You’re A Haunted House is fittingly released just before Halloween and in celebration of spooky season. Gerard says; “Hey all! I wrote a song called “Baby You’re a Haunted House” about all our inner ghosts and demons and what it feels like being in love and having […]

Busted announce new album and UK tour

Busted have revealed details of their brand new album and a new UK arena tour! Half Way There  is set for release on February 8, 2019! The fourth album sees the band returning to their pop-punk roots for the first time since their 2003 platinum selling hit A Present For Everyone! Matt Willis explains of the record; “I […]

Cory Wells decided to Walk Away and join Pure Noise Records

Redondo Beach singer-songwriter Cory Wells has become the latest signing to Pure Noise Records! Cory says of signing to the eclectic label, home to incredible acts including State Champs, Seaway, Boston Manor and The Story So Far;  “I’ve looked up to Pure Noise Records and their incredible roster for a long time. To be a part of that […]

Milestones announce their split and farewell shows

Milestones have revealed they are splitting up! The Brit pop-rockers have had a great couple of years, signing to Fearless Records and releasing their debut record Equal Measures in 2016, before stand-out album Red Lights earlier this year. The quartet are heading in separate directions but have announced two final shows in January 2019. 18th January […]

We All Know Why And Who tease Goldblume

Cambridge alternative punks Goldblume have revealed their new single We All Know Why And Who! The track is lifted from their forthcoming album HUSK (November 9, Aaahh!!! Real Records). Guitarist Jethro Steel explains: “We All Know Why And Who was written on a bench with a pad and the melody on my personal recorder, in a low moment […]

Hawthorne Heights and support @ Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

Emo legends Hawthorne Heights return to the UK on their latest tour, with support from Mark Rose and SHVPES. Opening is former Spitalfields‘ frontman Mark Rose, who introduces himself and kicks things off with the first song he learnt on guitar; Enter Sandman by Metallica. It’s a mellow version of the classic song but it works well. His set is filled […]

Bad Sign announce farewell show

Bad Sign have revealed details of their farewell show! The last hurrah will be at Boston Music Room, London on December 18, with all proceeds going to MacMillan Cancer Research. The trio issued the following statement about their split: “We regret to announce that we will no longer be continuing as a band. We will […]

Novacrow reveal Criminal Mastermind EP details

Liverpool rockers Novacrow have revealed more details of their new EP! Criminal Mastermind will be released on November 16! The band say: “We’ve had a blast since the release of Black Syrup, everyone’s reaction to our unique flavour was amazing! But now it’s time to move forward and unveil the music we’ve been working on, 5 diverse tracks […]

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