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The Effect Release New Single ‘Baptism’

The four-piece have a new track out and it features Anavae's lead vocalist, Rebecca Need-Menear.

California Punks Suburban Legends return for UK Tour this April

Following on from a hugely successful support slot with Patent Pending last year Suburban Legends are bringing their high energy live shows back to the UK for a 3 week run in April.

Introducing XFest… A Day Of Rock/Metal Mayhem Over 2 Stages in London!

XFest is a brand new music festival, it is run by music fans for music fans. XFest has one mission, to bring the best new bands to our nations capital! Taking over the Garage in London on Sunday 26th July, XFest welcomes its first headliners, none other than Welsh punk rockers The Dirty Youth! Festival […]

Leeds Punks Yorkshire Rats Are Pleased To Announce New Album ‘Sea of Souls’

Leeds punks Yorkshire Rats are pleased to announce their new album 'Sea of Souls' will be released 24th March on Indelirium Records.

WOLF ALICE ANNOUNCE ‘GIANT PEACH’ VINYL RELEASE STREAM FREE DOWNLOAD B-SIDE ‘I SAW YOU (IN A CORRIDOR)’

After storming out of the gates with ‘Giant Peach’, the first single from their long-awaited debut album My Love Is Cool, Wolf Alice’s pause for breath comes in the form of brand new b-side ‘I Saw You (In A Corridor)’ – revealed today alongside news of a limited edition 7” vinyl release for ‘Giant Peach’.

Cambion Reveal New Single ‘Mechanics Of Extinction’ and Announce ‘Virus’ EP Details!

Technical progressive metal quartet CAMBION, are pleased to reveal the details of their new single 'Mechanics Of Extinction'. The single made it's radio airplay debut on BBC Radio Devon, with the video being revealed exclusively with Terrorizer. Watch the video for ‘Mechanics Of Extinction’ here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fTdd14gU9Y For fans of Meshuggah and Fear Factory, CAMBION infuse technical metal with aggressive vocals, a delicious combination to all heavy metal followers. Their new single ‘Mechanics Of Extinction’ is the new single taken from the bands re issued version of their debut EP ‘Virus’ for release on April 23rd. CAMBION have been lucky enough to play Bloodstock Open Air twice, including a slot on the Sophie Lancaster Stage last year, as well as appearances at UK Tech Metal Fest and Euroblast in Cologne in the past twelve months. This is where the band love to be, on stage where their outstanding musicianship is showcased. With a UK tour to celebrate the re release of 'Virus' this May, CAMBION bring new single 'Mechanics Of Extinction' as a slice of what to expect from their new material. 'Virus' (Extended Edition) EP will be released on 23rd April 2015. Live dates: APRIL 5TH - CAVERN WITH XERATH 11TH - JAWFEST - INTAKE CLUB MANSFIELD WITH NO CONSEQUENCE MAY 1ST - BASINGSTOKE - SANCTUARY BAR - WITH METAPRISM 2ND - READING - THE COLLEGE ARMS - WITH METAPRISM 3RD - THRASHERSAURUS FEST - NORWICH BRICKMAKERS B2 4TH - CAVERN - EXETER - WITH METAPRISM 30TH - FIREHOUSE SOUTHAMPTON - WITH XERATH JUNE 19TH - SWANSEA - CROWLEYS ROCK BAR 20TH - HARD AND HEAVY FEST - DOLLS HOUSE, ABERTILLERY 25TH - ANVIL BOURNEMOUTH WITH METASTASIS 26th - WEYMOUTH FINNS - WITH METASTASIS 27TH - FIREHOUSE SOUTHAMPTON - WITH METASTASIS

Sugarmen Release ‘Dirt’ Video

Sugarmen are a powerful combination of infectious melodies and angst delivered with a sonic buzz saw, with new single 'Dirt' released on YouTube!

OPEN SHORES Release Music Video For Day By Day

Previously known as 'We Have A Touchdown', Open Shores from Newcastle Upon Tyne have resurfaced under a new persona and have delivered their first music video filled to the brim with melodic yet heavy metalcore with intricate riffs and crushing breakdowns.

INTRODUCING: ALL TOMORROWS

'All Tomorrows' are an extreme progressive metal band from Santiago, Chile. Taking influence from the likes of Gojira, Meshuggah and Tool

Trash Boat Sign To Hopeless Records

Trash Boat have officially signed to Hopeless Records worldwide. The St. Albans, UK, based pop-punk newcomers will issue their first strike as part of the Hopeless family on May 18th, 2015, in the form of sophomore EP, Brainwork.

Light You Up Release Brand New Video For ‘All We’ve Ever Known’

Birmingham pop-rockers, LIGHT YOU UP are thrilled to reveal their brand new video for their debut album's title track, 'All We've Ever Known'.

Tim Vantol Touring The UK w/Chuck Ragan + Hit The Deck Appearances

Tim Vantol will be hitting the UK with Chuck Ragan at the end of March, then returning with Hit The Deck Festival appearances and Headline shows in April.

Throw The Goat Release New Single ‘Blood, Sweat and Beers’

Throw The Goat have released their first single from their second album.The track & album are both called 'Blood, Sweat & Beers' and we promise you will remember the video long after it's finished!

InMe Reveal ‘The Trilogy: Dawn’ PledgeMusic Campaign

Essex, UK based rock quartet InMe are pleased to reveal they are currently in the studio working on a mammoth three-record concept album project.

UK Ska Punks, Random Hand Announce And Smash Pledge Campaign In Only 6 Hours!

The Pledge Campaign, supported by the bands loyal fanbase smashed the 100% mark in only 6 hours. Currently sitting at 140%, the campaign has completely surpassed Random Hand's expectations.

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