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COLT 45 MARK DEBUT ALBUM ANNIVERSARY WITH ‘I THOUGHT I KNEW BEST’ VIDEO

It’s been one hell of a year for COLT 45 since they released debut album The Tide Is Turning. And they're celebrating in style by unveiling their new music video for I Thought I Knew Best.

JENNY HVAL RELEASES ‘SABBATH’ VIDEO

Following the release of new album 'Apocalypse, girl' last month, Norwegian artist Jenny Hval is sharing the video for 'Sabbath' along with new tour dates, including a full UK run in November.

TRACK OF THE DAY: Phoenix Calling – Traces

Rising alt-rock five-piece PHOENIX CALLING have revealed the video to their latest single 'Traces', which is due for official release on the 27th July. We loved the track so much that we have made it our Track of the Day!

Skarlett Riot Announce October Tour

Skarlett Riot are a female-fronted four-piece rock outfit from Lincolnshire. Receiving a vast amount of praise since their formation in 2010 that has seen the band play festivals such as Download, Leeds Festival and Takedown Festival. October will see the rockers hit the UK for a run of 12 dates that begin in Glasgow and finish in Bristol.

Beyond Recall announce first ever headlining UK tour

Nu-metal/Post-hardcore band Beyond Recall will be heading out on their first ever headlining UK tour this September in support of their yet-to-be-announced new EP, due for release late-August.

The Lion And The Wolf – Past The Point Of Fair (Acoustic at 2000 Trees Festival 2015)

The Lion and The Wolf is the performing moniker of Thomas George. Thomas has been touring relentlessly since launching his solo career full time and we were lucky enough to get him to record an acoustic rendition of his track 'Past The Point Of Fair' for us at 2000 Trees Festival 2015.

Downers Announce New EP And Special Release Show

'Noose', the new 3 track EP from the Northwest based shoegaze/grunge quartet, Downers, who feature ex members of Me Vs Hero, MOU and Six Ten Repeater, will be released on 7" vinyl and Digital Download through Local Colour Records.

TRACK OF THE DAY: Fatherson – I Like Not Knowing

The bands debut album 'I Am An Island' obtained large widespread acclaim and saw the bands stature continue to rise. They recently blew us away when we saw them at 2000 Trees and their song 'I Like Not Knowing' is our Track of the Day.

Upcoming Rockers ROMANS Release Video For ‘Gio’

Up and coming rock outfit ROMANS have revealed the video to their latest single Gio. The track is the third to be taken from the band's forthcoming debut album - = + (pronounced Less Is More), due for release on the 24th July.

Ashestoangels Release ‘Horror Cult: New Grave Edition’

Britain's favourite Goth Rockers Ashestoangels have released a special edition of their latest album, the William Control produced 'Horror Cult'. Entitled 'Horror Cult: New Grave Edition', the new release features a live version of each track. Not only that but instead of going the traditional CD route, the album will be released on black Ashestoangels USB wristbands.

LISTEN: Wire – ‘High’

After successful tours of UK & USA, commencing with DRILL Festival: LEXINGTON and culminating at DRILL Festival: CHICAGO in support of the band’s extremely well received 14th studio album simply entitled 'WIRE' – the band have released a new video for 'High'.

TRACK OF THE DAY: Future Talk – Sleeping Pills

Introducing Gloucestershire based alternative quartet FUTURE TALK who this week release their new single 'Sleeping Pills'. The video for the single was revealed via Ticketmaster yesterday, with the single gaining airplay on Kerrang Radio later this week and it is also our Track of the Day!

2000 Trees Review – The Best Acts I Saw Over The Weekend

2000 Trees started off in a romantic way with the wedding of two fans who had met at the event 5 years ago and got engaged there last year and love was definitely in the air between the crowds and the bands with all bands getting a good reception during their sets. I’ve taken my pick of the best of the acts I saw over the weekend for a review.

CITIZEN ANNOUNCE EU/UK TOUR JANUARY 2016

Citizen have announced that they will be headed to the UK & Europe in January 2016 with label mates Turnover. The shows will be their first on our shores since the release of the incredible sophomore album Everybody Is Going To Heaven, out now on Run For Cover Records.

Soul Rockers Peasant’s King Release Video For ‘Give A Little Love’

The Rhondda Valleys lie in the heart of South Wales, and what was a former mining location has grown to become synonymous with soaring melodic rock music as Chicago has with the blues. These valleys are home to a hot bed of young talent where one band in particular, PEASANT’S KING, continues to fly the flag with their own breed of soulful rock.

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