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2019 album announcements

2019 sees a whole load of new album announcements and we’re only two weeks in! Here we round up the pick of the bunch announced so far as a teaser to our weekly Friday round-up! Starve To Survive – Have Me To Waste Newcastle’s hardcore crew Starve To Survive are gearing up to release their new […]

2000trees announces first wave of acts for 2019

One of our favourite festivals; 2000trees (we still haven’t counted if there are 2000 trees, each time we lose count!), has revealed a load of awesome acts for it’s first line-up announcement of 2019! The festival is set to run between July 11-13 at Upcote Farm in Cheltenham. The first headliner announced are Brit rockers You […]

2019 Tour Picks

We are sure to be inundated with incredible tours across the UK and Europe throughout 2019! Each week, we give you the lowdown of announced runs!

Teddy Rocks 2019 announces acts!

The UK’s favourite alternative charity festival Teddy Rocks is back for 2019 with a whole raft of awesome artists! The festival aims to raise money for the charity Teddy20, with the cause of helping children fighting cancer and their families. So far, the festival has raised over £250,000 and with this next line-up we can […]

Music4EU calls for a Brexit rethink

[Photo credit: Jess Hurd] All that has been on the agenda in the UK for the past couple of years has been the B word… Brexit. Now as we come to the end of the negotiations of the Brexit deal, the music industry have banded together to call on the government to rethink the deal […]

Self Esteem announces debut album ‘Compliments Please’ | New Release

Self Esteem today announces her highly anticipated debut album Compliments Please, due for release via Fiction Records on 1st March 2019. To accompany the announcement, she also reveals her brilliant new single ‘The Best’, which joins ‘Rollout’ and ‘Wrestling’ as another early taste of what to expect from the record.

Goalkeeper Release ‘Bad Times Don’t Last’ | New Release

“Bad Times Don’t Last” is an EP that deals with the idea of choices and how we react to them. The EP finds itself in reflection, but also in action to life and it’s every changing experience. “Bad Times Don’t Last” faces the difficult decisions head-on, and pressed forward without hesitation."- Goalkeeper

Butch Bastard Releases debut album “I Am Not A Man” | New Release

Butch Bastard has announced the release of the debut LP, "I Am Not A Man". Featuring guest performances from Josh Tillman (Father John Misty), Mitchell Rowland (Harry Styles), Jonathan Wilson (Roger Waters) and more.

Top 10 New Singles of the Week!

With the new year well and truly upon us, we've been treated to a whole load of new singles from artists across the board to kick off 2019! Each week, we round up our top 10 singles released to give you an idea of just what has come through! This week, we're taking you through our picks to have come from the music world since January 1st!

Cosmic Ninja Release ‘We Got Up’ | New Single

Cosmic Ninja, one of the UK’s most exciting new electronic rock bands have just unveiled the video for 'We Got Up', the second new single from the band this year. We Got Up raises the bar for the band, seeing them working with the formidable producer Jayce Lewis at Northstone Studios.

Benjamin Francis Leftwich announces third studio album, ‘Gratitude’ | New Album & Single

Benjamin Francis Leftwich has announced his highly anticipated third album, Gratitude, will be released on 15th March 2019 via Dirty Hit.

YOUTH MAN reveal new single: ‘Valley Girl’ | New Release

Drummer Marcus Perks explains: “Valley Girl was the first result of our attempts to distil our songwriting into something that was as direct as possible without being bland. Funnily enough, it’s about blandness. Specifically about basics".

Phoxjaw reveal video for Weapons!

Phoxjaw have revealed the video for their latest single Weapons! The track was taken from the band's latest EP Goodbye Dinosaur (out now).

Kill The Silence reveal some of their favourite ‘Memories’

"This song has been so difficult to write. There’s a lot of emotions that I’ve bottled up over so many years, I’m both terrified and relieved to release this song because I’ve never really opened up like this, but it’s making me realise keeping these feelings in haven’t been helping me at all".

Single Mothers to support Drug Church on UK tour

Single Mothers are making their triumphant return to the UK following the release of their sublime third album 'Through a Wall'. If that news wasn't worthy enough of a party, the Canadians will be the support act for Drug Church! So that'll be Drug Church and Single Mothers on the same bill!

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