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The Allusinlove Organisation want Good People for a social experiment

The Allusinlove Organisation have leaked footage from their trials of good people. The organisation have been studying the behaviour patterns of people and the positive effects of music, dance over several years using a group of test subjects parading as musicians from Yorkshire, known as Allusondrugs. The research is now being taken out on the road in a live experiment to see if people power will be able to transform Allusondrugs into Allusinlove.

William Control talks about The Pale EP

Following the Aiden farewell tours, William Francis resumed the reins of William Control with a UK run of dates on the Saints and Sinners tour last month and the announcement of Revelations Part 1: The Pale EP. The first installment of the four EP's is set for release this Friday (October 14 2016). I rang the man behind the project, William Francis, for a chat about the EP, the idea of the forthcoming Revelator: The Neuromancer film and what superpower he would have for 24 hours...

The King Blues announce UK dates and sign to Cooking Vinyl

The King Blues have announced their worldwide deal with Cooking Vinyl. The band are currently writing their debut record to be released on the label, which is set for an early 2017 release.

Youth Club Return And Say ‘Sorry’

Youth Club are back with their infectious new independent single ‘Sorry’ released on September 30th in support of their tour with Young Kato across the UK. The band are also pleased to announce a special headline show at The Borderline on December 14th which will be one not to miss.

Alternative pop punk quartet TIRADE reveal forthcoming self-titled EP details

For fans of Lower Than Atlantis and Press To Meco, bands that love to write brilliantly catchy music, TIRADE aspire to be put within the same accolade of first-rate British rock music with this self titled EP.

SayWeCanFly announce Blessed Are Those album

Canadian singer-songwriter Braden Barrie has announced his first Epitaph Records full-length under solo project SayWeCanFly. Blessed Are Those is set for release on November 4. The record is his second release on the label, being the highly anticipated follow-up to 2015’s Darling EP which received critical acclaim around the world. Known for his deeply honest […]

Hacktivist announce UK Winter Tour!

Milton Keynes genre-blending group Hacktivist have announced they will be heading out on one more UK run before the end of the year. Joining them on their December run will be Zoax and Bad Sign.

FingerTrap – Body Popping.

This track is definitely a song that will get the crowd dancing at shows. So if you got what it takes to Body pop or want to show off some dance moves. Your chance is at the end of the month, the guys in Finger trap have got a release show coming up on the 29th of October in Cardiff.

Underground Festival Review

The small crowd throughout a lot of the day may have been down to the Sunday evening timing or the genre of music not being something often seen at the venue, however the line up was one of the best the festival has seen and was a solid collection of some of the newest and most exciting rock bands out there right now. For fans old and new it was a real treat to see these bands in such a small venue & for a very reasonable price.

Truckfighters – V

Truckfighters are set to release their latest album V on September 30. The Swedish trio are celebrating their 15th anniversary!

Steven Battelle announces special Christmas show

Former lead vocalist/guitarist of LostAlone, Steven Battelle has a special Christmas show announcement! In his hometown of Derby on December 16, he will be performing his first home show!

William Control – Revelations Part 1: The Pale EP

William Control, everyone’s favourite gothfather and his Neuromantic Boys are back. While on their recent Synths and Sinners tour, the band announced that the forthcoming album Revelations is to be split into four EP’s. The first of which, The Pale EP, is available on October 14 (happy birthday to me! Definitely going to be my favourite birthday present this year!)

Underground Festival Preview

This weekend sees Underground Festival once again takeover Gloucester Guildhall for a weekend of alt rock. Set to once again showcase the best in new and up coming rock bands their line up is one not to be missed. Here's our run down of who you should be checking out across the two day event.

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