Our Coverage of 2000 Trees 2016
2000 Trees festival are celebrating their tenth birthday in style! The already incredible line-up has now been completed with the announcement of the final three bands and the acoustic stage.
Valleys Soundfest is an alternative music festival that is held by students on the Music Technology course at Coleg Y Cymoedd. Each year the festival benefits a chosen charity, the past couple of years it has been the charity Love Hope Strength Foundation UK. The festival showcases up and coming artists, both locally and nationally as well as college bands.
Essex punk rockers Giants have released a live session of the band playing through some of the tracks from debut album Break The Cycle.
They say their main inspirations and idols are, The Wonder Years, Seaway, The Story So Far, Neck Deep and A Day to Remember. - Good selection of bands, eh? So if you like any of those it's well worth giving Highlives a listen!
This EP was such a great listen, the band certainly have a lot of big things ahead of them. Hopefully they follow up with a new EP soon with tracks as great as they already have.
Bristol Emo Punks Pushing Daisies have today announced that they have signed to Homebird Records. The four-piece will release their 'Stay Sad' EP on 10" Baby Pink Vinyl.
Drones are back and the punk rockers have a new vocalist and guitarist in Lois McDougall and Tim Kramer respectively. To coincide with this announcement, the quintet have announced some mainland European dates followed by an appearance at Camden Rocks festival.
New Jersey punk rockers The Bouncing Souls have announced a UK tour for this summer. The 6 day run across August will follow the June 27th release of new album Simplicity on Rise Records.
Brighton punk band Muskets first had the idea for the video for Drowsy around a year ago and had their heart set on Matt King playing the lead role. They got their wish and it was so worth it!
What do you get when you cross Paul Simon, Metallica and drunk Weezer? The answer is punk quartet Eat Me. The quartet are currently on tour with Milk Teeth and have released a new track Big Love, the accompanying video being heavily inspired by Metallica's Nothing Else Matters.
UK independent punk and hardcore label Lockjaw Records have announced an incredible compilation album No Guts, No Glory. The album aimed to raise money and awareness of Crohn's disease and colitis.
At a laid-back pre-party featuring performances from Muncie Girls, Heck and Creeper, Kerrang! announced the nominations for this years Kerrang! Awards via a live seance. The awards ceremony will take place at London's Troxy on June 9 and for the first year, will feature live music from Asking Alexandra and more to be announced.
Emily Holden attended the London based event and took some shots of the performances which took place in the various venues. Mark McConville also attended and gave his thoughts on the bands performing.