Enter Shikari are a band known for their use of synths, political lyrics and considered the pioneers of the genre ‘electronicore’.
VRSTY have played around in the genre-bending arena with huge new album Welcome Home, to varying results.
Calva Louise have amassed themselves tonnes of praise, high profile fans and a decent following. However, new EP Popurri is nowhere near as eclectic or unique as people would have you believe.
On 7th February Dutch outfit Delain release 16 track record, Apocalypse & Chill. Not only is it the name of the record but a good bit of advice too. Anyway, Delain are, Within Tempation Martijn Westerholt on keys, vocalist Charlotte Wessels, guitarist Timo Somers, bassist Otto Schimmelpenninck van der Oije and Joey Marin de Boer on drums.
Punk supergroup, Bandaid Brigade release their debut album “I’m Separate” on the 21st January. The architects are members of Pears, Street Dogs and The Gamits collectively, Zach Quinn vocals, Brian Wahstrom, keys and vocals, Paul Rucket drums and guitarist Chris Fogal. The album was recorded in Denver and co-produced by Fogal himself.
Polish quintet NOT ENOUGH's debut EP sees them attempt to copy the commercially successful template laid down by the likes of Bring Me The Horizon and PVRIS. The synth driven rock music has elements of modern metalcore but sticks to clean vocals for the majority. The EP lacks any real punch and even the heavier bits just pass you by. Ultimately the template used to create this EP is overdone and ultimately boring. Its hard to find anything that stands out of note good or bad.
[Photo: William Pavli] The Black Queen put on a captivating show at Bush Hall. Despite touring their most recent record Infinite Games, they favoured their debut, Fever Daydream. While both records are equally as magnificent, it seems odd that the older record was favoured in such a way. Perhaps this was due to Fever Daydream […]
With Infinite Games, The Black Queen are now so much more than a side project. With The Dillinger Escape Plan’s end, The Black Queen rises, building on their brilliant debut with a more challenging engaging piece of art. Infinite Games is a passion project that brings in influences from every corner of the musical spectrum, […]
LANY have released their brand new single, Thru These Tears, through Polydor and Interscope. This is the first track to be taken from the LA-based indie trio’s second album, Malibu Nights (due later this year).
This is not a test...or is it? Manchester based Spook rock band CHVRIOTS have just dropped their debut EP 'This is Not A Test'
Jayce Lewis has announced he will be releasing new album Million Part 1 out 27th October! First single Shields has just been released with a music video starring late Darth Vader actor David Prowse in his last ever appearance! Jayce Lewis will also be touring the UK in October with Gary Numan! Sep-30 Tramshed Cardiff, United Kingdom Oct-02 O2 Academy Bournemouth Bournemouth, United Kingdom Oct-03 […]
Fall Out Boy have released epic new single The Last Of The Real Ones taken off M a n i a out 19th January! On the new track, Pete Wentz said “That kind of love you feel for someone because of their glitches, not in spite of them… where you feel the vacuum of them everywhere… and your heart just feels […]
Depeche Mode have debuted an intriguing music video for their track Cover Me. The band’s Dave Gahan has said “A big surprise for me was how ‘Cover Me’ ended up being. I always heard this idea of the song being in two halves. The song is here and then you kind of get in the spaceship and go somewhere else.” […]