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Download 2017 interview: Holding Absence

Holding Absence are the Welsh melodic-hardcore band that have taken the UK by storm. We caught up with guitarist Giorgio Cantarutti and drummer Ashley Green to talk Download, the Welsh music scene and life advice. You’re at Download! Are you excited to be here? Giorgio: Man it’s great. Ash: It’s such a humbling thing to […]

You’re Not You Anymore say Counterparts!

Canadian melodic hardcorers Counterparts are currently smashing Warped Tour in the US and have announced details of their new album! Their third record You’re Not You Anymore is set for release through Pure Noise Records on September 22. Frontman Brendan Murphy says; “YNYA is the perfect blend of every record we’ve released prior. I feel […]

Raised By Raptors- Release

Kent metallers, Raised By Raptors, are a piece of heavy perfection right on the doorstep for me. The band have been playing within the area incessantly since their formation in 2015 and even extending to playing shows around the country with some of the big names in modern hardcore music. The bands sound truly combines […]

Faultlines release new single with new lineup!

Brit melodic hardcore crew Faultlines have revealed new single Breathe! Their first with the new lineup! If you’re a fan of the likes of While She Sleeps, Bury Tomorrow and/or Parkway Drive, then you’ll definitely love this! The track is an anthemic blend of metalcore and melodic hardcore and gives us a taste of what […]

Counterparts announce winter tour!

Canadian melodic hardcorers Counterparts have revealed they will be heading back to our shores for a UK tour in November! They will be brigning along Napoleon and Polar for the ride too! Check out the dates below; 11th November Patterns, Brighton, UK 12th November Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff, UK 13th November Vintage Bar, Doncaster, UK […]

In Hearts Wake have a Passage into the Ark!

In Hearts Wake are currently on tour with While She Sleeps but that doesn’t stop them from announcing their new album and single! Ark is set for release on May 26th via UNFD. Frontman Jake Taylor says; “No matter what side of the world we live on, water connects us all. Every living thing, and […]

The Disconnect take on the A-Z challenge!

Brit post/melodic-hardcore band The Disconnect are gearing up for the release of new single Holes on April 24th. We asked the band to take on our A-Z challenge! A song that made you want to make music? There wasn’t a particular song as such, my school friends were starting a band and they needed a […]

Create To Inspire tell of their Sickness!

Melodic hardcore crew Create To Inspire have revealed new track Sickness. The single is taken from their debut album of the same name, set for release through Basick Records on May 26th. Listen to the track below; The band are heading out on tour in May with Wars before a date in London supporting He […]

Holding Absence, Continents & Nightlives @ Clwb Ifor Bach

On Thursday, I was off to Clwb Ifor Bach to see Holding Absence at their sold out hometown show! I’m going to say now that the gig was insanely good! All bands smashed it and I really enjoyed myself. I went to the gig only knowing Holding Absence and Nightlives. I heard a lot of […]

Blood Youth – Beyond Repair

Harrogate hardcore trio Blood Youth are set to release their debut album Beyond Repair on April 7th. The record is the highly anticipated follow-up to EPs Inside My Head (2015) and Closure (2016). So let’s have a listen and see what the trio have come up with. Opener Making Waves is straight in with a […]

Create To Inspire are aiming to Adjust to their Sickness!

Melodic hardcore crew Create To Inspire have released the video for new single Adjust! The track is the first to be taken from their forthcoming record Sickness (set for release via Basick Records on May 26, 2017). The track was premiered on Daniel P. Carter’s BBC Radio 1 Rock Show and you can check it […]

Ivory Cross take on the A-Z challenge!

Gloucestershire melodic hardcore/alternative quartet Ivory Cross recently rebranded from their 2013 incarnation of Halfway To Nowhere. The youngsters have gained a good following around the local area, playing shows with fellow Gloucestershire quartet Elessar among others. The band have recently released their first single under their new name For Your Honour which is today’s track […]

Create To Inspire are going to Adjust to Sickness!

Essex melodic hardcore band Create To Inspire have announced their debut album! Sickness will be released via Basick Records on May 26th, 2017! To celebrate, the band have released lead single Adjust to the masses to give us all a glimpse of just what exactly we are in for. We can tell you that we […]

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