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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 […]

WOES release video for HLB2

Scottish pop-punks WOES have revealed the video for their new single HLB2! The track is lifted from their recently released Self Help EP! In the video, the Edinburgh quartet try their hand at talent show judging. Frontman DJ says; “HLB2 captures the things that we feel represent the band perfectly – it’s fun, laid back and hopefully makes you […]

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 […]

Break Out Day take on the A-Z challenge

Following the release of their new EP Echoes Of The Past, we asked Break Out Day to tell us more about themselves by taking on our A-Z challenge! A song that made you want to make music? Jason: Angels & Airwaves –Valkyrie Missile Andrew: Angels & Airwaves – Valkyrie Missile Brandon: Sum 41 – We’re All to […]

Fight For Friday – Someone You Could Trust

Brit-Pop Punk 4-piece Fight For Friday are new and upcoming artist with a very subtle throw-back feeling EP in Someone You Could Trust showcasing a variety of eras in the world we know of Pop Punk.   Instrumentally I’m digging the easycore feel in opener Life Hits You Hard while the vocals focus mainly on the […]

The Story So Far announce UK/EU tour!

The Story So Far have revealed  run of dates across the UK and Europe for later this year! Support comes from Ctizen and All Get Out! Mon 24th September Trix, Antwerp, Belgium Tue 25th September Gebaude 9, Cologne, Germany Wed 26th September Knust, Hamburg, Germany Fri 28th September Bi Nuu, Berlin, Germany Sat 29th September Hansa 39, […]

Happy. reveal Winona Ryder video

Happy. have revealed the video for their new single Winona Ryder! Vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tate Logan says of the track;  “Winona Ryder is about the infatuation that some guys have with the idea of a “manic pixie dream girl” that doesn’t exist. MPDG is defined as “existing solely in the fevered imaginations of sensitive writers and directors […]

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’. […]

You Know The Drill announce second EP!

Brit pop-punks You Know The Drill have announced details of their sophomore EP! Selfhood is set for release through Scylla Records on June 22! Vocalist Benji Yapp states; “Selfhood is a word which describes the quality that makes up a person and just being aware and proud of who you are, which really resonated with us as we […]

Mest announce EU/UK dates with Slimboy

American Pop Punk band Mest led by singer/guitarist Tony Lovato are making their way across the big pond in August for the first time since 2012 with special guests Slimboy as support. Known for their early-00’s success with songs like Drawing Board, Fuct Up Kid, Cadillac and Jaded which featured Benji Madden [Good Charlotte], their […]

State Champs have Living Proof they are a great band on their new album!

State Champs have revealed details of their new album! Living Proof is set for release through Pure Noise Records on June 15! Living Proof is album number three for the pop punks since their 2010 formation and their most ambitious work to date. Frontman Derek DiScanio says; “It was like, let’s take as many swings at it, […]

Crossing The Limits don’t want to be Predictable

Crossing The Limits have revealed the video for new single Predictable, taken from the pop-punks’ debut EP Perseverance (out now). Vocalist Rachel Holland says; “This song is about those people that try to make us feel stupid for being different. I got really tired of seeing everyone around me just throw away their dreams to just do what everyone […]

The Wonder Years – Sister Cities

The Wonder Years’ sixth album Sister Cities is a darker record both lyrically and musically, shown in Pyramids Of Salt with it’s almost disturbing lyrics. While the instrumentation works well, at times some of the vocals are a bit strained, particularly in The Ghosts Of Right Now, a track which has a great riff. Raining […]

WOES announce their Self Help EP!

Scottish pop-punks WOES have revealed details of their new EP! Self Help EP is set for a May 4 release through UNFD! To give us a taste of what to expect, the quartet have revealed lead single HLB2, which vocalist DJ explains; “I remember when I first demoed HLB2 I was so excited about it! I knew it […]

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