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!

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.


The bittersweet and breathtaking music video from singer/songwriter Emma Ruth Rundle’s new album, Marked For Death, has surfaced today; watch “Real Big Sky” here.

Dance Gavin Dance feel Betrayed By The Game

Dance Gavin Dance's seventh studio album Mothership is set for release via Rsie Records on October 7. The band have released the video for new track Betrayed By The Game to get fans excited.

Towers – Towers

Newcomers Towers, an alt quartet hailing from the UKs South Coast, will this month be releasing their debut EP. The self titled three track release has been a labour of love and hard work and the band are ready to release their sound to the world.

This Place Is Death – Caught Inside // Single Review

This Place Is Death are a 3 piece alternative rock band from Cork, Ireland. The band released an EP entitled 'Low Light' in 2013, and in 2016 they signed with UK Indie label Sound Hub records and will be releasing their debut single Caught Inside with the label on August 20th.

Dance Gavin Dance Release “Betrayed By The Game”

Sacramento's Dance Gavin Dance have dropped a new music video for the song "Betrayed By The Game", off their forthcoming 7th studio LP, Mothership, out October 7th on Rise Records.

Alistair Hynes – Ineffable

Alistair Hynes’ debut EP ‘Ineffable’ – winging its way onto release on the 16th of September.

Halfnoise – Sudden Feeling

From in between the sheets of indie and electro comes crawling Zac Farro's new project Halfnoise. Distancing himself from his prior eyeliner-clad fame in Paramore, this eleven track record really could not get much more different than this, to the point where it has a very chill-out feel about it.

Yashin announce farewell shows (boo!)

After a decade of being one of the hardest working bands, Yashin have decided to call it a day. The Scottish alt-band have cancelled their October tour with Vampires Everywhere, however, they are set to celebrate their ten year career with two very special shows.

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