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The news for Sunday 07 February 2016

Teenage Bottlerocket’s Ray “Rocket” Carlisle reveals debut track and album

Having announced that his full band will continue following the untimely death of drummer Brandon Carlisle, Teenage Bottlerocket’s Ray “Rocket” Carlilse has confirmed the release of his solo full-length, ‘Do You Wanna Go To Tijuana?’. The record will be available via Rise Records from the 1st April. In the meantime,

Light You Up share ‘Haven’t You Heard’ acoustic session

Light You Up have posted an acoustic version of ‘Haven’t You Heart’, the originally of which appears on their 2014 full-length, ‘All We’ve Ever Known’. “In case you didn’t know, this song was written as a tribute to one of our closest friends, Jeff Dean, who served for the US

Svalbard reveal video for ‘Expect Equal Respect’

Post-hardcore four-piece Svalbard have unveiled the evocative video for ‘Expect Equal Respect’. Premiered via Noisey, the video mirrors the song’s message of equality. ‘Expect Equal Respect’ was written to challenge the misogynistic image of women in music, and to eradicate the ‘female fronted’ labels that serve to

Listen To Catch Fire’s New EP ‘The Distance I Am From You’

Nottingham Pop Punks Catch Fire have release their debut EP ‘The Distance I Am From You’ this weekend and the four track EP is up for a listen now. Various physical bundles are up now from label Rude Records.

Saturday 06 February 2016

This Easter all-dayer in Leeds is just a little mouth-watering

What better way to spend Easter Sunday than with Dinosaur Pile-Up, The Xcerts, God Damn, Get Inuit, Press to MECO, Fizzy Blood and more? Taking place at the Belgrave Music Hall & Headrow House on the 27th March, the show also boasts Beasts, Vulgarians, Treason Kings, Chambers, Kit Trigg, Keeper

SWMRS stream ‘Drive North’ in full

SWMRS are streaming their Zac Carper produced album in full, a week ahead of release. Having already revealed a number of tracks from the record, including the brilliantly brash ‘Miley’, ‘Drive North’ features twelve tracks by the Californian garage-punks. The record will

Friday 05 February 2016

Petrol Girls announce London EP release show

London punks Petrol Girls will be playing a hometown release show on the 13th February at the Black Heart in Camden. They will be joined by Kamikaze Girls and Darko to celebrate the release of their ‘Some Thing’ EP. ‘Some Thing’ will be available from the 19th February via

While She Sleeps to write album number 3 over the summer

Yorkshire metal heads While She Sleeps have confirmed to Kerrang that they will be writing their follow up to 2015’s ‘Brain Washed’. Frontman Loz Taylor said “We’re constantly writing – we never really have a period where we put it all the way aside. It’s just a case

We The Kings reveal cover of ‘The Story Of Tonight’ from the Hamilton musical

We The Kings have unveiled a cover of ‘The Story of Tonight’, taken from the Hamilton musical, based on the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. “We had a day off in New York and wanted to see Hamilton, since everybody says it’s the best thing ever,” says the band’s

Punk legends Chelsea announce upcoming tour

Punk legends Chelsea are celebrating their 40th anniversary with a few UK dates throughout April and May. As part of the celebrations, they are also releasing three box sets with three albums on each one. You can order over at Plastic Head. APRIL 22 BRIGHTON Prince Albert 23 LONDON Garage 29 YORK

Like Rats (Weekend Nachos) sign to Southern Lord for new album ‘II’

Like Rats, who include members of powerviolence kings Weekend Nachos among their ranks, have signed to Southern Lord for their new album ‘II’. Due for release March 25th, the album is said to be eight tracks of death metal influenced cacophony. It follows on from their self-titled debut

Can’t Swim reveal new track, ‘Death Deserves A Name’

Pure Noise Records rockers Can’t Swim have unveiled their latest track, ‘Death Deserves A Name’. It is taken from their EP of the same name, due on the 27th February 2016. The song is the third to appear from the record, following ‘Come Home‘ and ‘Your

Millencolin to release ‘True Brew’ EP featuring 2 new tracks

Swedish skate-punks Millencolin will release a EP under the same title as their most recent full-length. The record will feature four tracks, two of which have not previously been released. Due on the 26th February, the record will feature the album version of the title track, a Swedish version of

Nick Diener confirms new The Swellers track in tweet

Nick Diener, the former vocalist and guitarist of The Swellers, took to Twitter earlier this week to inform fans that The Swellers are working on new music. UPDATE: The track has been confirmed as a one-off in support of the Flint Water Crisis Relief. It will appear on the ‘

Enter Shikari add last minute show to UK tour

With their huge headline show looming, Enter Shikari have confirmed a last minute show to take place in Wrexham on the 24th February, previously an off-day. “Rob Rolfe hates a day off,” the band announce. “He thinks they’re for the weak. The tour had too many days off in it,

Brian Fallon streams new track ‘Smoke’

Ahead of his debut solo album, Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon is streaming his new track ‘Smoke’. It is taken from the album ‘Painkillers’, which is due for release on March 11th via Island Records. Fallon will also be heading to the UK in April in support of the

PUP announce London headline date

As if yesterday’s announcement of a tour alongside Modern Baseball and Three Man Cannon wasn’t enough, Canadian outfit PUP have confirmed a London headline show for UK fans. PUP will appear at London’s Lexington on the 29th April 2016. The announcement follows the release of their first piece of new

Here are the full details of the new Deftones album

With their new track revealed yesterday via Beats 1, Deftones have now confirmed the full details of their ‘Gore’ LP, due on the 8th April 2016. “Out of respect for Pac, Big, Stevie, Michael, Hendrix,” begins frontman Chino Moreno, “‘Gore’ is ONE of the greatest albums. Not the

Dag Nasty set to release new 7″ with original line-up

Legendary DC hardcore band Dag Nasty have announced they are releasing a new 7″. It will be with the bands original line up of Shawn Brown, Brian Baker, Roger Marbury, and Colin Sears, making this the first time Brown has recorded with the band in 35 years. No further

Truck Festival have announced this years initial line up

Truck Festival have announced the first wave of bands heading to this years event. Headline acts for the Oxfordshire festival so far are Manic Street Preachers and Catfish and The Bottlemen, with Punktastic favourites Gnarwolves, Moose Blood, and Creeper also on the bill. The festival takes place at Hill Farm in

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