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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 […]

Northlane show Intuition!

Northlane have released new single Intuition. It was first debuted during their headline set last weekend at UNIFY 2017 and rapidly appeared online via fan footage! To accompany the official release, the band have premiered the video, which was filmed by Jason Eshragian at the festival. Guitarist Josh Smith says; “It’s time to release this […]

BEARTOOTH – THE RITZ MANCHESTER – 12/12/16

Beartooth have come a long way in a short time. Straight off the heels of their 2014 album, ‘Disgusting’, the quintet return with a new album and a new tour, this is ‘Aggressive’.  Beartooth return to the UK, bringing their unique blend of metalcore, hardcore, pop punk and everything in between. This time, they’ve taken Trash Boat […]

HALFNOISE @ The Joiners Southampton

Former Paramore drummer, Zac Farro, braved the cold weather and snow warnings to bring his indie rock project, HALFNOISE, to the Joiners Arms in Southampton on Thursday night. The five piece were supported by London based indie-rock band, Gillbanks. Walking on to the stage, to a less than half full Joiners, Gillbanks, quietly picked up […]

The Picturebooks think Home is a Heartache!

Blues-rock duo The Picturebooks are set to release their new album Home is a Heartache via Another Century on March 10, 2017! The German duo comprised of guitarist/vocalist Fynn Claus Grabke and drummer Philipp Mirtschink combine heavy rock with a tint of enthralling blues. The duo say; “We toured our first album Imaginary Horse for […]

Columbus reveal Say What You Want video ft ROAM and Like Pacific

Australian alt trio Columbus have unveiled the video for remastered SPring Forever album track Say What You Want. The re-recorded version was initially released to mark the band’s first UK run and features fellow tour mates Alex Costello of Brit pop-punkers ROAM and Jordan Black of Like Pacific. The accompanying visual documents their debut UK run […]

7 Minutes in Heaven become Rude boys!

Chicago alternative rockers 7 Minutes in Heaven (not to be confused with the popular teen party game. Or maybe they can be…..) have announced that they have signed to Rude Records! The band, Timmy Rasmussen (guitarist/vocalist), Alex Rogers (bassist/vocalist), Justin Mondzak (guitar) and Brennan Gilbert (drums), join the likes of Set It Off, Knuckle Puck, […]

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