Author Archives: Regan Harle

Just a student with far too much free time on their hands, and over 13,000 songs on their phone.
THE MENZINGERS

American Punk-rockers The Menzingers open up on Hello Exile

American Punk-rockers The Menzingers bring the punk with their latest release Hello Exile, which welcomes us to the various human connections they’ve felt, and makes us feel them, too.  ‘America (You’re Freaking and Out)’, either introduces strangers to The Menzingers’ sound or reintroduces old friends. With a welcoming beat on the drums and catchy lyrics, which actually have meaning, it’s ...

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Fireball Tour

Fireball Tour 2019

Skanking and Fireball aren’t the most likely combination. But somehow it works at O2 Academy Brixton for the tour that brings together two of the biggest names in ska-punk, Goldfinger and Less Than Jake, but before that there is a whole day of ska to look forward to. Matt Stocks was not simply a DJ, but a mail man, delivering ...

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Goo Goo Dolls

Goo Goo Dolls unleash new album Miracle Pill

Goo Goo Dolls have a predictable formula when it comes to their music. The softest rock, meaning the lightest taps on the drums, the same few piano chords echoing in the background, pop rock guitar styling, added to the most inoffensive lyrics, with not a curse word in sight…well, sound, and you have one of their records. Their latest albums ...

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goldfinger

Goldfinger: “The arts are so important and it’s not always easy to get out there” Fireball Tour 2019

With seven hit studio albums and a legendary cover of ‘99 Red Balloons,’ ska-punk legends Goldfinger are no stranger to touring, especially action-packed, energy-fueled tours! This September they’re set to bring that energy to the alongside Less Than Jake, on the Fireball Fire Tour. We caught up with lead guitarist Philip “Moon Valjean” Sneed to discuss their thoughts before they ...

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DJ Matt Stocks “Expect Scatman John alongside NOFX and Rancid in my set” Fireball Tour 2019

From interviewing rockstars behind the camera as part of a podcast to sharing the stage in front of the camera with them, Matt Stocks has done it all. Now he will keep on doing it, as he is to share the stage with ska-punk legends Less Than Jake and Goldfinger as part of the Fireball Tour. His DJ set will ...

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goldfinger

The Fireball Tour – Less Then Jake, Goldfinger and more!

It’s going to be that time of year again, and no, not the time for resting by the fire with a hot chocolate, but the time for energy,to fuel the Fireball Tour. For the fourth year in a row, the Fireball Tour will hopefully provide the UK with enough energy to make it to the autumn, or at least through ...

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The Xcerts

The Xcerts at The Garage, London

With a supporting tour, a headlining tour, and dates in between, The Xcerts have not only kept themselves busy, but everyone else involved, including the fans. Tonight, they’re headlining tour reaches The Garage in London, and it’s obvious that the dedicated fans have gathered. But no fan looks alike. These days, it’s rare to see the older and younger generation ...

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The Xcerts

The Xcerts – Wildheart Dreaming

With both a supporting tour and a massive headlining tour coming up, Scottish rockers The Xcerts are a band we’ll hopefully hear a lot from in 2019. The first thing we get is a four track EP titled Wildheart Dreaming, a lyric taken from their hit song ‘Feels Like Falling In Love.’ What is Wildheart Dreaming exactly? To The Xcerts, it ...

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The Xcerts to release acoustic EP

After being teased with an acoustic version of their single ‘Daydream’ earlier this year, Scottish rockers, The Xcerts, will thankfully release a full acoustic EP on October 5th under Raygun Records. The EP, titled ‘Late One Night’ (owing to it actually being entirely recorded late over one night), will be released as a limited edition signed and numbered 12” vinyl, ...

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The Xcerts

The Xcerts had a Late One

Hailing from Scotland, though you’d never be able to tell with their unaccented vocals and no bagpipes insight rockers, The Xcerts, release an acoustic EP titled Late One Night. It was recorded, of course, entirely over one late night. Commenting on this, vocalist, Murray Macleod said, “We recorded the entire EP in one night which lent a nice organic feel ...

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