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From Saturday 29 December 2012

Muzicdiscovery stream new Ex Friends song

Muzicdiscovery are streaming a brand new Ex Friends song. The track’s called ‘Model Minority’, and it’s taken from ‘Twisted Around’ EP, which arrives in January 2013. Check it out using the player embedded in this article. Via Punknews

Friday 28 December 2012

Cats? Aye! Records releases ‘Darlington Sessions #1’, featuring Giles Great Cynics, Roo Bangers & Kelly Kemp

Cats? Aye! Records have released the digital version of ‘Darlington Sessions #1’, featuring acoustic sessions from Giles Great Cynics, Roo Bangers & Kelly Kemp. The release was recorded at Darlington Studios, and clocks in at a strong nine tracks long. The record will be available physically in January, and you

At Your Command Records announces first signing, Pyro, Ohio

The newly created At Your Command Records have announced their first signing. Synth powered alt rockers Pyro, Ohio have joined the label following a promising debut EP, and will release an album with the label in 2013. In advance of that, check out that January 2012 EP, ‘Welcome to Pyro, Ohio’,

The Dear Hunter post DVD trailer online

The Dear Hunter have posted a trailer for their forthcoming DVD online. The DVD was filmed on May 9th 2012, and saw the band perform ‘The Color Spectrum’ for one night only. Check out the preview using the player below, and then get excited because it looks and sounds awesome…

Opium Lord (History Of The Hawk) to release EP through 30DON in January

Opium Lord, formed from members of History Of The Hawk, Stinky Wizzleteat and Mothertrucker, have joined 30 Days Of Night Records, and will release an EP in January. You can check out a preview of the EP using the player in this article. It’s pretty fucking heavy.

The Ataris detail Spring 2013 European touring plans

After that outburst from frontman Kris Roe and a Groezrock festival announcement, The Ataris have confirmed details of their European touring plans for 2013. No UK dates have been announced yet, and it’s not clear if they’ll be added to this run. Check out some material from the band’s forthcoming album

Throwing Stuff cover Big Yellow Taxi

Manchester based Throwing Stuff have recorded a cover of Joni Mitchell’s classic ‘Big Yellow Taxi’. Only two of them had actually ever heard the song before they did the cover, and believe us when we say it really is an original take on the track. Listen to it below:

Thursday 27 December 2012

Christmas Period News Round Up

So, we’ve been enjoying a few days downtime over the Christmas (we hope you have too!) but now we’re back! There’s been some great deals/freebies we’ve spotted that you can still get hold of, and we’ve collected our favourites below. We’ll add more to this list until 12pm today

Monday 24 December 2012

The Maddigans Announce UK Tour

Canadian pop rock group The Maddigans have announced their upcoming UK tour.  The dates are: JANUARY 24 Manchester Dry Bar 25 Glasgow Ivory Blacks 27 Gateshead The Three Tuns 29 Mansfield The Intake 31 Harlow The Square FEBRUARY 2 Sheerness The Ivy

Saturday 22 December 2012

Sam Russo re-releases his Christmas song for Charity

Sam Russo has re-recorded his Xmas song ‘Merry Christmas, Baby I’m Sorry’ as a full band version. Moving North have put it up as a download where all proceeds go towards The Salvation Army Christmas Appeal. The download has a base price of £1 but you can pay