Listening to Such Gold is like listening to one of those bands you’ve heard on skate games when you were a kid but can never find again. The vamped up pop-punk is energetic and exciting, with the hardcore vocals blasting out. Track after track, it’s full of speedy drums, catchy riffs and great music. ‘Misadventures’ is the first full-length album ...Read More »
ATTICA RAGE was formed by Ayrshire brothers, singer/guitarist Jonny Parr and drummer Richie Rage in Glasgow, Scotland in 2003. Coatbridge guitarist St...
Ian Siegal came out with the solo acoustic Man & Guitar in 2014, whereas this year’s live release One Night In Amsterdam, finds him backed by Dust...
It has been a while since legendary NYHC crew Cro-Mags have performed in London. Only having done one-off appearances here and there (most notably at ...
AnTi-cLoNe formed on the 16th July 2011. The band released its debut single ‘1984’ in the summer of 2013, produced by the Grammy award winning Matt Hy...
Manchester Arena, 1st December 2017 Gorillaz have returned to the UK after 7 years, which is pretty much a million years, but it was well worth the wa...
The original “Cherry Bomb” — Cherie Currie — was the lead singer with the legendary Los Angeles rock band the Runaways (alongside bandmates Joan Jett,...
Wolverhampton, Dec 12th 2014 On a bitterly cold night I arrived at the Wolver Slade Rooms for what was promising to be a cracking night of rock music...
From the early days when every teenager with a fringe had ‘Juneau’ lyrics splashed across their MySpace page to the softer alt-rock dallia...
Cult of Luna is a Swedish post-metal band from Umeå. They formed from the remnants of the hardcore punk band called Eclipse in 1998. Cult of Luna’s sound has progressed from material that was strongly influenced by doom metal, to a much less aggressive and more interesting orchestrated variant. Fans and critics have termed this sound ‘post-metal.’ The band is ...Read More »
Thrash behemoths Anthrax return after 2011’s ‘Worship Music’ which was pretty damned good! But interestingly its not new material its an EP of covers that they particularly loved in the 70’s… Single covers and metal bands have had a fraught relationship at best, so to release more than one is brave but is it another ‘The Spaghetti Incident?’ Where we ...Read More »
Describing themselves as ‘five hopeless, misanthropic souls’, Brotherhood Of The Lake unveil yet another deep and utterly gut-wrenching album. Having previously covered dark topics such as depression, desperation and lost hope in their last album, the band had set out to create a soundtrack to the social decline surrounding us in the most gritty, angry and metal way possible. So, ...Read More »
The Enforcer EP is the latest release from Long Island hardcore thrash band This Is Hell. The 11 minute four track EP comes two years after their Black Mass album. Opening track Flag of the Serpent is a musical number clocking in at just over a minute and it does a good job of showcasing just how much potential the ...Read More »
ATTICA RAGE was formed by Ayrshire brothers, singer/guitarist Jonny Parr and drummer Richie Rage in Glasgow, Scotland in 2003. Coatbridge guitarist Stephen Bell joined in 2007 and the line-up is completed by bassist Colin Wilson from Bellshill, who joined in January 2012. Where ‘Road Dog’ – the last album – was all sump-oil and cartilage, new album ‘88 MPH’ is ...Read More »
Valentine’s Day. Shoreditch. If you didn’t know better, you might have thought that the XOYO was preparing to host a romantic evening for swooning couples, with the venue suitably decorated with hundreds of red and white helium balloons, their strings dangling from the ceiling. Atmospheric red lighting created a sumptuous feel, and you’d have been all ready for some Barry ...Read More »
The never ageing groundbreaking lot from Los Angeles return with wait for it… their sixteenth album. After 2010’s patchy ‘Dissent Of Man’ it did seem Bad Religion had run out of steam, would ‘True North’ be a welcome return to form? Perhaps even return them to the outskirts of commercial success like ‘Stranger Than Fiction’ did way back in 1994, ...Read More »
Warner Brothers have a lot riding on ‘Beautiful Creatures,’ the successful series of books could well be the next ‘Twilight’ and have millions of teenagers aching to see the next instalment of pensive and angst laden love. Now you would be forgiven for already deciding that the soundtrack would be full of equally angst ridden bands all riffing and spewing ...Read More »
The guys over at In At The Deep End Records have been making a lot of noise about their latest signing Wounds recently and rightly so. Reports of the band attacking venues up and down the country with their own particular brand of dirty rock ‘n’ roll/punk have spread far and wide through the underground as anticipation of their debut ...Read More »