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ALTERNATIVE MUSIC REVIEWS

In Hindsight + Supports at ABC2 O2, Glasgow

Gareth Rooke reviewed In Hindsight + Supports at ABC2 O2, Glasgow.

Spark The Sail – Sapphire Deep

Spark The Sail are a five-piece pop-rock band from Bristol. Bethan Adams had a listen to their new EP and here are her thoughts...

Fightstar, Arcane Roots and Making Monsters At Opium Edinburgh

Gareth reviewed Fightstar, Arcane Roots and Making Monsters in Glasgow!

Vans Warped Tour UK 2015 Review

I flew to London for what was is arguably the largest alternative festival in the UK, Vans Warped Tour. The size may not be the same as it's American cousin but, the pop-punk energy did travel across the Atlantic.

Realm of Torment – ‘Testament of Hope & Despair’

Realm of Torment, A band hailing from Southampton, the home of one of the south coast’ best D.I.Y communities, recently released a new record called Testament of Hope & Despair.

Cradle Of Filth + Support, Koko Camden, 23/10/2015

Outside the famous Koko venue, it appears Halloween has come early as the growing squad of men and women However, Tonight’s show at the small yet palatial London theatre, Black Metal outfit Cradle of Filth rounded off their first full UK run of dates in nearly a decade. In doing so, they demonstrated they still had their diehard fans and still had a big impact as they had for the 20-plus years they’ve been active.

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes @ Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes hit Clwb Ifor Bach in Cardiff for the last night of their sold-out UK run. The show was upgraded to the bigger room due to demand which was one of the quickest dates to sell-out on the tour.

Seconds Alive – Bitter Moments

Originating in Exeter, Seconds Alive began in 2014 and have since worked with artists including Heck and I Divide. With a definite metalcore sound, their new EP (Bitter Moments) is due to be released on the 30th of October.

Daylight – One More Fight

Here's the latest LP from Spanish pop-punkers Daylight, rocking like it's 2005. Read on!

Walk In Coma – Narrentum

Walk In Coma are rapidly gaining a reputation for their live shows, with the quintet already having played with the likes of Funeral For A Friend and the Southend riff beasts present to you their EP out on October 23rd that brings together the power of Pantera, Machine Head and Architects.

Saint[the]Sinner – Masquerades

Theatrical post-hardcore rockers Saint[the]Sinner release new EP Masquerades on October 31st. The EP provides the unusual contrasting post-hardcore and pop-rock however the two fit together to create a unique and exhilarating record!

Against The Current Live at King Tuts, Glasgow

Gareth saw Herculean and Against The Current at the King Tuts in Glasgow. Here is his review...

Random Hand – Hit Reset

British ska-punkers Random Hand have released what could be their final album... and it's an absolute cracker. Read on.

Nothing But Thieves – Nothing But Thieves

Translating their great success with singles such as ‘Itch’, ‘Trip Switch’ and ‘Ban All The Music’ to a full-length album looked to be a difficult task. However, Nothing But Thieves have absolutely smashed it with this release and I cannot recommend this album enough - an album of the year contender, no doubt!

Remember The Fallen @ Fuel Cardiff

Fuel rock club in Cardiff was the venue for today's venture. An awesome little place complete with a pool table in the main room and then a back room for live music.

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