Cheap Surgery sign to Venn Records and reveal their demo!

Venn Records’ latest signing are DIY hardcore punks Cheap Surgery! They’re a brand new band, having only formed in April 2017, however have already revealed their demo! It’s a 5 minute bruiser which combines punk sounds akin to Royal Headache and Total Control and the hardcore feels of Los Crudos! Demo ’17 will be out […]

Skywalker take on the A-Z challenge!

Skywalker are set to release their new EP Sugar House on September 1. The band, who are based between Liverpool and Prague, have created a sound that amalgamates a bit of A Day To Remember, Rise Against and The Story So Far to create their own skate punk with hardcore elements. They’ve also toured the […]

Pears announce UK tour!

New Orleans hardcore punks Pears are set to hit the UK in August for a run of dates! The tour comes before they are set to hit the road with Rise Against in November and to celebrate 2016 record Green Star! 01.08.17               Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms 02.08.17               Manchester, Retro Bar 03.08.17               Blackpool, Rebellion Festival 04.08.17               London, […]

Fights And Fires – Live Life Like A Tourist

The new release from Fights And Fires on Lockjaw Records is an 8 track album, with diverse songs from start to finish. After a couple of albums, split releases, and an EP, their latest instalment Live Life Like A Tourist is sure to follow in the footpaths in selling out on all platforms. As Reggae […]

Download 2017 interview: Casey

We caught up with Liam Torrance and Max Nicolai, guitarist and drummer respectively of South Wales hardcore band Casey following their set at Download 2017 to talk the festival, South Wales and being in the circus…. You’re at Download! Are you excited to be here? Max: Very excited yeah. We’ve always wanted to play Download. […]

Donnie Willow – Exhibitions EP

Donnie Willow set to release their second instalment titled Exhibition June 9th, which is set to be a good eye opener for their future. Already boasting some pretty nifty support slots in the past with Don Broco, Black Peaks and Fatherson, they are now set to take another 9 date UK tour starting on the […]

Beartooth share Sick Of Me video!

Beartooth have revealed the video for new single Sick Of Me! The track is taken from their recent album Aggressive. The visual, directed by Marc Klasfeld, is a documentary style video following four individuals struggling with depression and how they overcome it by channeling their energy into something positive. Marc says; “It’s rare that I […]

Ho99o9 – United States of Horror

Self-proclaimed hip hop/punk mutants Ho99o9 are set to release their debut album United States of Horror on the 5th May. This record manages to encapsulate the chaotic nature of Ho99o9 in a live environment whilst still remaining focused and artistically challenging throughout. Ho99o9 are one of these bands that are unclassifiable. Fronted by two of […]

Last Hounds – Old Dreams

Midlands five-piece ‘Last Hounds’ are releasing new EP, ‘Old Dreams’, on 19th of May. Fans of Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes, LetLive, and Gallows are sure to be a fan of the hardcore punk’s four tracks. ‘Listen (To Me)‘ didn’t immediately grab my attention, but it’s not a bad track. It builds over the minute […]

Last Hounds are full of announcements including a UK tour!

Midlands hardcore punks Last Hounds have revealed a load of new things for us! We have a new single, EP details AND a UK tour announcement! Fist up is new single DOA. The track is set for release on April 21st so we still have to wait a little bit but it’s the final track […]

Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes @ The Wedgewood Rooms

Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes bought their highly successful version of alternative punk to the Wedgewood Rooms as part of their sold out UK tour. Opening the bill were Blackpool alt stoner rockers, Strange Bones. Their big riffs and hyperactive frontman were a perfect fit for an opening band in an intimate venue such as […]

Last Hounds take on the A-Z challenge!

Following the announcement of their second EP Old Dreams, Brit hardcore punks Last Hounds agreed to take on our A-Z challenge! A song that made you want to make music? Not really a song as such, but the first time I heard an electric guitar with distortion, it hooked me in completely! The idea that […]

Meet Last Hounds and hear about their Old Dreams!

If you’re a fan of Gallows, Frank Carter and Letlive then you are sure to enjoy Midlands hardcore punk band Last Hounds! The band are set to release new EP Old Dreams on May 19th! The four track EP is the follow up to their Self-Titled Fenruary 2016 release. The quintet, formed in 2013, to […]

Code Orange – Forever

Following acclaimed album ‘I Am King’, Code Orange are back with, ‘Forever’, and I’ve not heard anything like it. The album opens with the title track, which really is a slap in the face. It is immediately evident that this album is a metalcore album. The track is described by the band as a ‘fuck […]

Broken Teeth announce January European tour!

Manchester hardcore crew Broken Teeth have announced that they will be hitting the road across Europe in January 2017! Sadly for us Brits, there are only two dates in the UK; Plymouth and Cheltenham! You can catch them playing through tracks from their debut album At Peace Amongst Chaos on the dates,click the dates below […]


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