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Cane Hill – Kill The Sun

Cane Hill have come out swinging from their debut, and proceed to really create a buzz over the audience. The latest release has hit me by surprise from previous works though.

A love letter to…Bloc Party’s Silent Alarm | Feature

Following on from the Band’s triumphant tour playing their 2005 Debut Album in full and a further announcement of more dates for 2019, our editor Brad decided to divulge into what exactly makes this album such an important release for it's generation.

Rob Jarvis & The Mercury Sons take on the A-Z challenge!

Rob Jarvis & The Mercury Sons are back with new single Four Walls! We asked Rob to take on our A-Z and these are his answers! What a lovely chap!

PREMIERE: Me & Munich – Toxic Wings

Danish duo Me & Munich have premiered their brand new single Toxic Wings with the video going live with ourselves covering the UK and with a premiere in Denmark and Germany at the same time! The track is a take on modern grungey-rock with an essence of Smashing Pumpkins as the chorus kicks in. The accompanying visual […]

Self Esteem announces debut album ‘Compliments Please’ | New Release

Self Esteem today announces her highly anticipated debut album Compliments Please, due for release via Fiction Records on 1st March 2019. To accompany the announcement, she also reveals her brilliant new single ‘The Best’, which joins ‘Rollout’ and ‘Wrestling’ as another early taste of what to expect from the record.

Butch Bastard Releases debut album “I Am Not A Man” | New Release

Butch Bastard has announced the release of the debut LP, "I Am Not A Man". Featuring guest performances from Josh Tillman (Father John Misty), Mitchell Rowland (Harry Styles), Jonathan Wilson (Roger Waters) and more.

Top 10 New Singles of the Week!

With the new year well and truly upon us, we've been treated to a whole load of new singles from artists across the board to kick off 2019! Each week, we round up our top 10 singles released to give you an idea of just what has come through! This week, we're taking you through our picks to have come from the music world since January 1st!

Cosmic Ninja Release ‘We Got Up’ | New Single

Cosmic Ninja, one of the UK’s most exciting new electronic rock bands have just unveiled the video for 'We Got Up', the second new single from the band this year. We Got Up raises the bar for the band, seeing them working with the formidable producer Jayce Lewis at Northstone Studios.

Benjamin Francis Leftwich announces third studio album, ‘Gratitude’ | New Album & Single

Benjamin Francis Leftwich has announced his highly anticipated third album, Gratitude, will be released on 15th March 2019 via Dirty Hit.

A Guide To: Julien Baker – The Best Songs By Julien Baker | Feature

Welcome to The Best Songs By Julien Baker. In this featured article we take a look at Julien Baker's best selection of tracks hand-picked by ourselves for your enjoyment.

YOUTH MAN reveal new single: ‘Valley Girl’ | New Release

Drummer Marcus Perks explains: “Valley Girl was the first result of our attempts to distil our songwriting into something that was as direct as possible without being bland. Funnily enough, it’s about blandness. Specifically about basics".

Live Review: Pagan @ Satan’s Hollow, Manchester

"The technical proficiency on display from the band members is also incredible, from the drumming to the excellent guitar work of both four and six string varieties. The set is of course made up solely of songs from the outstanding debut album Black Wash, and they come across just as well if not better in the live environment".

Novacrow – Criminal Mastermind

Liverpool’s Novacrow released EP Criminal Mastermind on November 16th and they kindly sent us a copy to gauge away at the distinctive storylines; from a werewolf-infested village in Fever Swamp to a ridiculous failed bank heist in Criminal Mastermind.

Kill The Silence reveal some of their favourite ‘Memories’

"This song has been so difficult to write. There’s a lot of emotions that I’ve bottled up over so many years, I’m both terrified and relieved to release this song because I’ve never really opened up like this, but it’s making me realise keeping these feelings in haven’t been helping me at all".

Set It Off reveal new album and UK tour details!

Acclaimed US rockers Set It Off have revealed details of their new album! Midnight is set for release through Fearless Records on February 1st 2018. Frontman Cody Carson says: “This album is going to change the game for Set It Off and we are so happy that you are along on this ride with us,” Midnight sees the […]

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