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Lydia reveal album number 7 details and new single!

Lydia have revealed the details of their 7th album! Liqour is set to be released through Weekday Records, an imprint of the Sony label, on July 13! If the record is anything like lead single Goodside, then we are in for a treat as this is a slice of pure emo-tinged indie heaven. Check out Goodside below; [YouTube […]

Elm Tree Circle talk about The Lease!

German emo-punks Elm Tree Circle have revealed their new single The Lease! The track is taken from their forthcoming debut album The Good Life (May 11). Check out The Lease below; Elm Tree Circle have played across Europe, Asia, UK and Australia including shows with the likes of The Ataris, PEARS and Such Gold.

With Sails Ahead – Morning Sun

New Jersey post hardcore group With Sails Ahead released their third EP Morning Sun on 9th March. There has been somewhat of a revival of 90s alternative rock as a sound recently and this EP fits into that category.  The EP takes a lot of influence from 90s emo and post hardcore. Bands such as […]

Your Laughter Never Leaves exclaim Layover!

Birmingham emo-punks Layover have revealed details of their new EP! Your Laughter Never Leaves is set for release through Fox Records on May 4! The EP marks the band’s return from their 2016 hiatus. Lead single Slumber forms the inspiration for the title of the EP with vocalist Luke Rainsford saying; “It’s the track that we believe has the […]

Hawthorne Heights announce new album!

Hawthorne Heights have revealed details of their brand new album! Bad Frequencies is the band’s first album since 2013 and is set for release through Pure Noise Records on April 27! Speaking of the album, vocalist/guitarist JT Woodruff says; “We wrote Bad Frequencies over the course of a year, which was our longest writing process as a […]

Get Terrified say itoldyouiwouldeatyou

Brit indie-punks itoldyouiwouldeatyou have revealed their new EP Get Terrified will be released through Alcopop! Records and Failure By Design Records on April 20th! The EP will see some brand new material packaged with all of the band’s physically unreleased singles. To get a taste of the EP, thee band have revealed the title track Get Terrified! Vocalist […]

Pushing Daisies have a Picture Frame!

Bristolian emo-rockers Pushing Daisies have revealed their new single Picture Frame! Vocalist Bert Martinez-Cowles says; “It relates to the death of family members and how short life can be. Those unexpected tragedies and illnesses that occur and can really take effect on how people perceive life and the effects it has on the people who were closest to them.”  […]

Senses Fail – If There Is Light, It Will Find You

Senses Fail released their seventh record If There is Light, It Will Find You on the 16th February this 12-track journey catalogues where these guys have been and are now. Life experiences for the band gives more fruit to their basket, especially as lead vocalist and co-founder James ‘Buddy’ Neilson recently became a father. The […]

Elessar chat to us about their new EP!

Following the premiere of their new single In All Honesty on our site last week, we caught up with Elessar vocalist/guitarist Ricky Powell to talk about the new EP and the all important question of do woodchucks lift… You’ve just announced your new EP Is This All We Are will be released on April 27th. Are you excited […]

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Elessar – In All Honesty

Today we are delighted to bring you the exclusive premiere of Gloucestershire emo-punks Elessar‘s brand spanking new video In All Honesty! The track shows an honesty that goes even deeper than their previous tracks. It’s sombre, yet also has that signature Elessar catchiness that will dig deep into your brain like a lovely earworm (you know the ones […]

The Dangerous Summer -‘Self Titled’

The anticipated return of The Dangerous Summer who are set to release their fourth full length studio album and first since going on hiatus in 2014 has been dubbed the ‘self titled’ so I’m expecting to hear something special. Opening song Color leads a nice airy guitar soon met by a raw emotional vocal line […]

It’s Too Much say Moose Blood!

Moose Blood have revealed their new single It’s Too Much! The track is taken from their forthcoming album I Don’t Think I Can Do This Anymore (March 19th, 2018. Hopeless Records). Guitarist Mark Osborne says about the record; “There’s almost a circularity to this album when placed next to our first two. The first is full of […]

Lightblue- Paradise Lost

In previous years, Lightblue, a young quintet hailing from Cheltenham, were known as Sioux Falls. Relative newcomers to the scene, the band have nonetheless achieved an integration into their local scene, as well as having played well-known festivals such as 2000 Trees. Friday 8th December saw the release of their debut EP, Paradise Lost, through […]

Can’t Swim on 2017 and what to expect in 2018

New Jersey emo rockers Can’t Swim are one of the breakthrough acts of 2017. With their debut album Fail You Again making many peoples album of the year lists. As they closed out 2017 supporting Creeper on the Theatre of Fear tour, I caught up with guitarist and vocalist Chris LoPorto (C) as well as […]

Follow You Home, Live at The Hairy Dog, Derby

Kicking off the night was Sixth Letter. This Rap metal or should I call it nu-metal band came out firing on all cylinders. Along with their music were very fun and entertaining jokes I’m sure I would have got if I was a local. Not sure what “fuck the cheeses” is about but, when in […]

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