Late 90s emo band The Get Up Kids, return with their first album in 8 years. Problems is a brilliant return to form that is up there with some of the best of the current emo revival. The hooks slipped in between gripping emo verses and bouncy riffs are inescapable. There’s certainly a pop punk side to this album. In the sense that it is laden with hooks and poppy choruses. The songs flow from seemingly upbeat to more melancholic. Ultimately this is a great album from veterans of the scene, that more than holds its own against their younger counterparts.
The world's favourite emo-rockers Mayday Parade return to the UK and Europe for some headline shows this summer.
As the wonder tour of Mayday Parade and The Wonder Years rolled into Bristol, we sat down with Mayday Parade frontman Derek Sanders to find out his thoughts on their back catalogue, favourite things from Sunnyland and his circus act.
Our A-Z Challenge is a fun way to get to know up and coming acts! Today it is the turn of Tyler Zanon, guitarist of emo/pop-punk duo Youth Fountain to let us know all about the band!
Bristol’s Our Nameless Boy recently released their latest EP Tomorrow I'll Be Scared Again! Our star writer Mark had a listen and gave us his thoughts!
Our A-Z challenge is a fun way to get to know the upcoming talent across the world! Up next, we have Manchester's emo power-pop newcomers Hot Milk who are gearing up to support You Me At Six across Europe and Deaf Havana on UK tour!
Bristol sees the penultimate night of the UK run of dates headlined by Tallahassee rockers Mayday Parade! Our deputy editor Lizi headed across the border to find out how 13 years have shaped the beloved rock band.
2019's Slam Dunk festival line-up is now completed with this latest announcement! We also have the line-up for the more relaxed acoustic stage!
Itoldyouiwouldeatyou’s debut album Oh Dearism, is an almagamation of classic noughties emo and experimental rock music. It flows from hook laden introspective emo music to off the wall guitar effects.
Can’t Swim, still pretty fresh to the scene, have gained a great following since their arrival in 2015. With their second studio album ‘This Too Won’t Pass‘ has it’s dark turns in relations to ex-relationships, expressing the emotions through the power of music. With lines like “Blocking out our future with my past” from My […]
Hawthorne Heights have revealed their new single Crimson Sand! The track is taken from the beloved alt-rockers’ critically acclaimed latest album Bad Frequencies (out now, Pure Noise Records). Vocalist/guitarist JT Woodruff says; “We wanted the video for “Crimson Sand” to match the frenetic, yet somber intensity of the music, all while being tied to our video for Just […]
Ottawa rockers Bearings have released their debut album Blue In The Dark through Pure Noise Records. The album is a groovy masterpiece from the opening of Where You Are to the close of Love And Decay. Where You Are begins with a groovy riff, catchy chorus and infectious drums, a feature which continues throughout the […]
Gloucestershire emo-punks Elessar have taken their most recent five-track EP In All Honesty and reworked each of the tracks into an acoustic release, taking a step in a very different direction. Beginning with Half Love, we have a track that on listen to the original, would be hard to imagine as an acoustic but it […]
Hawthorne Heights have revealed the video for their latest single Bad Frequencies! The track is the titular song from their latest album (out now, Pure Noise Records). Frontman JT Woodruff says of the track and video; ‘One of my favourite places on earth is the California desert. It’s a dream and a nightmare at the same […]