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Pulo Revé share lyric video for ‘Pretty’

St Albans noise-makers Pulo Revé have revealed the lyric video for ‘Pretty’, featuring Rupert Neaves, who played the solo in the original recording. ‘Pretty’ is taken from last year’s debut full-lenght, ‘é’, a quieter moment a collection of moments veiled under thunderous guitars and

Luca Brasi reveal new track, ‘The Cascade Blues’

Tasmanian four-piece Luca Brasi are streaming their new track, ‘The Cascade Blues’. It follow last year’s ‘Aeroplane’, to appear on their forthcoming yet-to-be-named album, due in April. “‘The Cascade Blues’ is meant to be a reminder that life is there to be lived,” the band told The Music,

Phinius Gage unveil reunion show documentary

Beloved UK punk band Phinius Gage have unveiled a documentary detailing last years reunion shows over at Skate Punkers. The Brighton based band were initially active between 2002 and 2008, and made their return in 2015. You can check out the documentary below, and can also pick up the

Watch Nothing But Thieves’ cinematic video for ‘If I Get High’

Not content with their current UK dominance, alternative-rockers Nothing But Thieves are taking on the US. The band released their incredible self-titled debut on the 5th of February, and have followed it up with the release of the cinematic video for ‘If I Get High’. The video features RJ Mitte

Y Not Festival add The Hives, Moose Blood, Gnarwolves and more

Taking place from the 29th until the 31st July 2016, Y Not Festival have announced their first batch of bands. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Madness head up the announcement, joined by The Hives, Catfish & The Bottlemen and The Cribs. Further down the bill is where it gets

NOTHING announce details of new album ‘Tired Of Tomorrow’

After teasing it for several weeks, Philadelphia alt-rock band NOTHING have officially announced details of their highly-anticipated new album ‘Tired Of Tomorrow’. Due for released on May 13th, it follows their critically acclaimed 2014 album ‘Guilty Of Everything’. Originally slated to be released via Collect Records, the band left the

Might As Well Fest Friday Night Party line-up revealed

Presented by us and our friends at Merch Mouth, Might As Well Fest will take place in London on the 11th and 12th March 2016, with the Saturday main event bringing the likes of Giants, Darko, City Light Thief, Strange Planes and Larrakia to the Macbeth in Hoxton. If that

Paper + Plastick unveil their The Sound Of The Skull series

Paper + Plastick have announced their The Sound Of The Skull series, continuing their ethos of presenting music on unusual formats. As well as digitally, these releases will also be available on a USB drive, and crucially, accompanied by a limited edition resin skull. The first two releases, due on

Stream a rare Tsumani Bomb track from their forthcoming collection

Californian punks Tsunami Bomb will release a collection of b-sides and rarities on the 26th of this month. The band, who last released their ‘Definitive Act’ full-length in 2004, are streaming ‘Lemonade (2000)’ in anticipation. Trust No One by Tsunami Bomb

Edmonton reveal new track, ‘Solid Knowledge’

Gainesville emo outfit Edmonton have unveiled their latest track, ‘Solid Knowledge’. The track will appear on their newly announced 7″ entitled ‘No’, due for release on the 1st March via Chisel Records. ‘Solid Knowledge’ follows 2014’s ‘Walk It Off’, with ‘No’ available to pre-order via Chisel Records and

Dustin Kensrue announces live covers album

Thrice vocalist and solo singer-songwriter Dustin Kensrue will be releasing a collection of live covers, entitled ‘Thoughts That Float On A Different Blood’. Among the eleven tracks are his cover of Brand New’s ‘Jesus Christ’, as well as his widely shared take on ‘Wrecking Ball’ by Miley Cyrus – both

Creeper post behind the scenes video

Creeper are taking fans behind the camera, releasing a “making of” video for their recent ‘Black Mass’ clip. ‘Black Mass’, their excellent recent single, is taken from the band’s forthcoming ‘The Stranger’ EP, due on the 19th February 2016 via Roadrunner Records. Creeper are gearing up

Muskets victims of theft

Brighton’s Muskets have had a bunch of gear stolen from their van. The band, who had just completed the filming of a new video, have asked those in the area to be on the look out for resale in the hope of catching the perpetrators. The band will continue to

Temples Festival have announced pre-show details, and added more bands

Temples Festival have announced details of their annual pre-show, and have added more names to the main line-up of this years event. Opening proceedings on Thursday June 2nd are a reunited Ramesses, who will be joined by Windhand and Venomous Concept. In addition, Revenge, Implore, and Sonance have all

Flowers stream new album ‘Everybody Is Dying To Meet You’

London based indie/pop trio Flowers are streaming their new album ‘Everybody Is Dying To Meet You’ over at Stereogum. With sweet harmonies and swirling walls of noise, the album carries on the tradition of classic early-nineties dream pop and shoegaze. It is released on February 12th via Kanine

Monday 08 February 2016

Outbreak fest announces massive initial line up for 2016

Leeds based festival Outbreak has announced its initial line up for 2016, and it features plenty of exclusive performances. It will also see the festival take place across two weekends, making it an even bigger even than previous years. On Saturday April 30th, Terror and Incendiary will play UK exclusives,

Hellfest confirm final line-up, adding Gutterdämmerung, Bad Religion and more

France’s Hellfest have added 22 bands to confirm their 2016 line-up. The latest announcement is headed up by rock ‘n’ roll / film / gig concept Gutterdämmerung, featuring none other than Henry Rollins. Jane’s Addiction, who recently got confirmed for Download Festival, will also appear. The announcement in full: Gutterdämmerung Jane’s Addiction Magma Bad

Conrad Keely announces a one-off London date

Celebrating the release of his ‘Original Machines’ solo opus, And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead frontman Conrad Keely will be returning to the UK for a one-off London show on the 2nd March. Keely last played the capital in November at a comparably small show at

Pussy Riot reveal video for ‘Chaika’

Russian musicians and political activists Pussy Riot have revealed the video for their new track ‘Chaika’. The unusual sound, part spoken-word and part hip-hop, confronts the injustice of questionable practices by the Russian government. Sung in Russian, the video features English translation subtitles. ‘Chaika’ is the first piece of new

The Movielife to return to the UK in May

Although the news leaked some time back as ticket links appeared on SeeTickets, a poster detailing The Movielife’s return to the UK has now confirmed the news. The band, who last played the UK in June 2015, will be heading over to UK shores following their appearance at

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