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GARBAGE WILL PLAY 20TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW FOR VERSION 2.0

Garbage have announced details of a show in celebration of the 20th anniversary of their second record Version 2.0 released in May 1998. Their first UK show in over two years. Tickets will go on...

UNDER REVIEW: Comeback Kid – Outsider

ARTIST: COMEBACK KID TITLE: OUTSIDER LABEL: NUCLEAR BLAST RATING: 8/10 Whether you’re brand new to Comeback Kid or have been a fan since day one, no matter what record we’re talking, no matter which of the many incarnations...

UNDISCOVERED: Holding Absence – The Newest Strike in British Metal

Wales. A small country tacked onto the end of western England, a mysterious nation, known for sheep, leeks, rugby and, more recently, its ever-growing alternative music scene. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzoIno2CsZU "We're the same music-hungry children we all were...

MALEVOLENCE: Time To Hit Back Harder

If you had even just a passing interest in hardcore or metal around 2013, you’ll remember Malevolence being a name that was difficult to avoid. Due to their chaotic shows and crossover masterclass Reign...

UNDER REVIEW: SMIDLEY – SMIDLEY

ARTIST: SMIDLEY TITLE: SMIDLEY LABEL: TRIPLE CROWN RECORDS RATING: 7.5/10 Foxing vocalist, Conor Murphy has gone solo! In an attempt to push his boundaries as an artist, he’s separated himself from his melancholy previous outings, immersed into...

THE NEW GEEZERS OF ROCK: Why You Need To Know Bad Sign

To speak to Joe Appleford, you would think that he had been releasing records all his life. His laid back, conversational tone is suggestive of someone that is both comfortable with interviews, and experienced...

RISE AGAINST: The Wolves Are At The Door

There are a few bands that have as much acclaim in the punk scene as Rise Against.  They’ve been writing absolutely fantastic albums since the early 00s and they haven’t been showing any signs...

CKY: Skate Punk Ain’t Dead

If at any point in your life, you have ever been near either a skateboard, a bottle of beer, or an episode of Jackass, then CKY likely need no introduction. If, however, you’ve not...

UNDISCOVERED: Sombulance – The Resurrection of Punk

Sombulance aren’t a new band, but there’s a good chance you won’t have heard of them yet as they’ve only recently come back from a seven year hiatus with the release of their EP,...

UNDER REVIEW: Sombulance – Lifer

ARTIST: SOMBULANCE TITLE: LIFER LABEL: LOCKJAW RECORDS RATING: 7/10 Portsmouth and Southsea skatepunkers Sombulance have recently released their first EP in seven years, Lifer. It’s a six-track, fast paced journey that gives little let up and offers great...

36 CRAZYFISTS: Ready For The Next Round

It’s safe to say that 36 Crazyfists have been around the block a few times. Forming in 1994, the twenty-three years since their initial inception has seen the Alaskan-born quartet ride the ever-shifting waves...

UNDER REVIEW: Dear Seattle – Dear Seattle EP

ARTIST: DEAR SEATTLE TITLE: DEAR SEATTLE RATING: 7/10 A solid first attempt from Aussie Alt-rockers, this self-titled debut is a cool blend of atmospheric guitars, serene vocals and lyrical depression. Opener 'The Things You Do' will make...

NOTHING BUT THIEVES DROP THE TITLE TRACK OF THEIR NEW ALBUM

Nothing But Thieves have released their new song, 'Broken Machine', the title track of their upcoming second LP, set for release on the 8th September via RCA. Listen to 'Broken Machine' below: https://youtu.be/S6Nt1ssPLBA The dates of their upcoming...

MASTODON SHARE NEW TRACK FROM UPCOMING EP

Mastodon have shared a new song ‘Toe To Toes’, from upcoming EP Cold Dark Place, due for release on the 22nd September. It's following up from their epic new record, Emperor of Sand, which came out earlier this year. Listen...

SLØTFACE HAVE A NEW TRACK, ‘BACKYARD’

Sløtface have shared another track from their upcoming debut Try Not To Freak Out, which is due on the 15th September. Listen to the new track ‘Backyard’ below. The band are touring from the end of this month, catch...

MILK TEETH DROP VIDEO FOR ‘FIGHT SKIRT’

Milk Teeth have dropped their new video for ‘Fight Skirt’, a track taken from their recent, and rather excellent Be Nice EP, which was released in July via Roadrunner Records. Check out the video for ‘Fight...

UNDISCOVERED: Petrol Girls – Time To Take The Power Back

If you haven’t heard of Petrol Girls yet, then a) you’re missing out, and b) you probably will do soon. They’re a four piece no nonsense punk outfit from South East London, describing their...

UNDER REVIEW: Maypine – In The Back of My Mind

ARTIST: MAYPINE TITLE: IN THE BACK OF MY MIND LABEL: DISCONNECT DISCONNECT RECORDS RATING: 3/10   I would love to describe this EP as a fresh, British take on pop-punk but in reality it is just another ten-a-penny quintet...

MILK TEETH: The Simple Guide To Being Nice

Milk Teeth are the punk, grunge, alternative rock kids that are throwing anything that they can into a melting pot and it’s returning something amazing.  They’ve captured the hearts and minds of young guns...

UNDER REVIEW: Neck Deep – The Peace and The Panic

ARTIST: NECK DEEP TITLE: THE PEACE AND THE PANIC LABEL: HOPELESS RECORDS RATING: 6/10 Wrexham pop-punkers misfire with extravagant third effort… Neck Deep have always been hailed as the forerunners of British pop-punk, a much sought after alternative to...

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