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Hawthorne Heights take a walk on Crimson Sand

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 […]

Bearings – Blue In The Dark

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 […]

Elessar – Is This All We Are acoustic

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 reveal Bad Frequencies video

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 […]

Crooked Teeth announce Honey EP

Crooked Teeth have revealed their new EP details! Honey is set for release on November 16 through Rude Records! Speaking of the title track, released alongside the announcement, vocalist Tyson Evans explains; “Instrumentally, we mimicked a midi melody on guitar and virtually made the guitar sound like a cool sub bass midi lead. The chilled out bridge […]

Like Pacific – In Spite Of Me

Like Pacific fight with their identity on sophomore record In Spite Of Me. The Canadian emo/pop-punk quintet never quite meld the emo and pop-punk on this record. The jump between emotional voice cracking verses and attempted hook laden choruses can be jarring. While the intent and ambition is commendable the end product isn’t up to […]

Redwood reveal video for Mother

Hertfordshire alt-rockers Redwood have revealed their new single Mother! The track is lifted from the band’s forthcoming EP Lay Your Love Down (October 5, Failure By Design Records). Vocalist Alex Birchall explains; “With the visuals I wanted to play with different ways of representing emotional baggage, and the ways in which people try to forget or expel past […]

Youth Fountain are looking through Rose Coloured Glass

Emo-punks Youth Fountain have released their new self-titled EP through their new label Pure Noise Records! The duo say; “We are incredibly excited and grateful to be a part of the Pure Noise family – This label has literally been a long time favourite of ours for quite some time, so we’re really looking forward to working […]

Elessar EP launch live @ Frog & Fiddle, Cheltenham

The Frog & Fiddle in Cheltenham is the venue for tonight as we join the last date of the Elessar, Halfway Hope and Hyde Project tour, a hometown show for the former, who use this to their advantage as their EP release show for latest offering Is This All We Are. Midweek and Beachside Cafe […]

Wolf Culture – The Devil’s Plans For Idle Hands EP

The debut EP from emo/punks Wolf Culture is an impressive start from a band entering a scene littered with bands all aiming for the same sound. This current melding of pop punk and emo has had a resurgence of late. This blend of Bleed American esque hooks and wonder years stirring lyrics and melodies. Bands […]

Layover – Your Laughter Never Leaves

Birmingham quartet Layover have blinded me with their latest EP release Your Laughter Never Leaves which has all the emotional content to reflect on serious matters while encouraging the fundamentals of a Pop Punk vibe. Opening with Hunger Pains literally brings the definition of ‘UK Pop Punk’ with catchy guitar riffs, upbeat drums, and a […]

Wolf Culture talk about The Devil’s Plans For Idle Hands

Wolf Culture are a pioneering new wave Emo band from Bournemouth ready to bring something epic into their local music scene and beyond. So far Wolf Culture have released two tracks from their EP including leading single ‘Wreck’ emitting flickering neon brightness contradicting the more sincere lyrics. They have also recently released insuppressible track ‘Continents’. […]

Hawthorne Heights- Bad Frequencies

Ohio natives, Hawthorne Heights, have their latest record out this week. Bad Frequencies is the band’s first full length album since 2013’s Zero and comes almost three years after Hurt, the final part of their EP trilogy. The band earned their title and place on emo playlists in the early 2000s with the one two […]

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