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Motionless in White are Eternally Yours

Well if you insist Motionless in White! We won’t be complaining at all! The band have released their new single Eternally Yours (like seriously, if they want to be eternally ours, they don’t need to ask. Just turn up to our house, we won’t mind at all! Although obviously it will cost you your souls, […]

Handmade Festival announces new acts!

Handmade Festival is set to return to Leeds’ O2 Academy on April 29 and 30th for two days of music, comedy, art, film, perofrmance and photography. The festival has announced the second lot of artists set to take to the stage across the two dates; Cabbage, Superfood, Demob Happy, God Damn, Kagoule, Gallops, Ash Mammal, […]

Top 10 Alternative Covers

If you’re an up-and-coming band sometimes the best way for you to get your name out there and reel in a bigger fan base is to do brilliant covers of some pretty cool tracks. There have also been countless ‘punk goes pop’ records including seasonal specials and outlets even have the idea of taking landmark […]

At Dawn’s Edge have an Evil Flamingo!

Canadian progressive metallers At Dawn’s Edge have released the video for new single Evil Flamingo. Now I don’t know about you but an evil flamingo isn’t exactly what I want to come across in the wild. Drawing influence from Nightwish and Epica, the quartet were originally founded in 2009 but the current line-up was solidified […]

Calling Apollo are in The Wars

Welsh melodic rockers Calling Apollo have revealed their latest single! The Wars is the third track to be lifted from 2016’s EP The Great Depression: Act 1. The single has already received airplay on Kerrang Radio’s Fresh Blood Show and you can now watch the video below; Guitarist Dan Hughes says of the track; We […]

Where Fires Are reveal new single & UK tour

Alt rockers Where Fires Are have released their new single ‘I’ve Got The Time’ alongside a host of UK tour dates. The Leeds based bands latest single has been described as a stadium sized rock anthem, with harmonic vocals backing up lead singer Robbie’s striking tones. The single is just a preview of what can […]

The Lion and The Wolf wants to Walk On The Moon

The Lion and the Wolf has released the video for Walk on the Moon. The release comes as he is set to hit the road with Kevin Devine this weekend! Thomas George, the man behind the project, says of the video, which was filmed in one shot; “This video was filmed in the front room […]

As It Is – “Okay”

Since the release of their highly-praised 2015 debut album Never Happy, Ever After, Brighton, UK’s As It Is have garnered an ever-growing, devout fan following with their sincere and relatable lyrics, charged with energised pop-rock melodies. With the release of their sophomore album Okay., the members of the transatlantic quintet – Patty Walters (vocals), Benjamin […]

Rawkus club night hits London!

There’s been a bit of a gaping hole in London’s alternative nightlife following the end of Uprawr at Dingwalls but never fear as Rawkus has FINALLY branched out into the capital! Rawkus is one of the UK’s biggest pop-punk/hardcore/metal/alternative nights and has been seen as  along term collaborator with Download and Y Not festivals for […]

As Lions annouce UK and US tour dates

UK five piece As Lions have announced a 10 date Spring US tour alongside an appearance at new UK rock festival Fat Lip this summer. Following the release of Selfish Age, the bands debut album, last week the band are ready to take their hard hitting rock sound on the road across the US and […]

Hacktivist announce Ben’s departure!

Sad news coming from the Hacktivist camp today as the band announce the departure of co-vocalist Ben Marvin. Ben has been a major part in the band as one of the founders and co-vocalist but due to family commitments, has decided it is best to part ways. You can read Ben’s and the bands statements below; […]

The Final Clause of Tacitus reveal EP details and new single!

The Final Clause of Tacitus have followed up last week’s EP announcement with more details! Peace in Chaos is set for release on February 24 and we can now get a glimpse of the artwork, tracklisting AND lead single! We’re being spoilt here! Peace In Chaos Tracklisting: 1) 7 Years 2) Give Them Blood 3) […]

Awakening Hyperia take on the A-Z challenge!

Bristol based metal band Awakening Hyperia kicked off 2017 with the release of their debut EP Imbalance (out now) and showed mature songwriting beyond their years. We challenged the band to take on our A-Z questionnaire. A song that made you want to make music? “Beast And The Harlot” – Avenged Sevenfold Best riff you’ve ever written? […]

Wintersun reveal concept of The Forest Sessions

After last weeks announcement of their debut albums title, melodic death rockers Wintersun have finally revealed the concept of their epic 53 minute long third album. Mastermind Jari of the band comments, ‘Yes, you guessed it! This album is our version of Vivaldi’s ‘The Four Seasons’, but it hasn’t got anything to do with Vivaldi […]

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