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Sonic Youth announce archival release, ‘Spinhead Sessions’

Highly-influential noise legends, Sonic Youth, have announced the release of some of their archival material. The will release the ‘Spinhead Sessions’ from 1986, which was recorded during the bands recording of music for the Ken Friendman movie, ‘Made In The USA’. It is due for release on June 17th, and you →

Muscle & Marrow stream new track, ‘Bereft Body’

Dark, ethereal duo, Muscle & Marrow, have premiered their new track, ‘Bereft Body’, over at She Shreds. It is the latest track to be taken from the Portland band’s forthcoming album, ‘Love’, which is released on May 27th via The Flenser. Pre-orders for the album are available now, and →

NOTHING unveil part four of their ‘Tired Of Tomorrow’ documentary

Philly alt-rock band, NOTHING, have unveiled the fourth instalment of their ‘Tired Of Tomorrow’ documentary, over at The Deli Magazine. The mini-documentary goes behind the scenes of their forthcoming album, ‘Tired Of Tomorrow’. They openly discuss the writing and recording of the album, as well as the controversy surrounding pharma-bro, →

Dowsing unveil video for ‘Red Legs Kicking’

One of our favourite bands, Dowsing, have unveiled a video for their new track, ‘Red Legs Kicking’ over at Rock Sound. It is taken from their new album, ‘Okay’, which is released today via Asian Man Records. A special UK release is being handled by Dog Knights →

Converge announce ‘You Fail Me Redux’

The legendary Converge have announced plans to reissue their 2004 album, ‘You Fail Me’. ‘You Fail Me Redux’ has been remastered by Converge guitarist, Kurt Ballou, and features inverted artwork. It will be released on June 17th through Epitaph/Deathwish Inc. The album, considered one of the classic Converge records, includes →

Ieperfest add Sick Of It All, Terror, Atari Teenage Riot and more

Long running Belgian festival, Ieperfest, have added a selection of new names to this years event. Sick Of It All will be returning to Ieper for the second year in a row, and are joined by Terror, Atari Teenage Riot, King Dude,  and Broken Teeth in the latest bands to →

Hit The Lights stream acoustic version of ‘Blasphemy, Myself and I’

Hit The Lights have premiered an acoustic version of ‘Blasphemy, Myself and I’, over at Alternative Press. It is take from the bands forthcoming EP, ‘Just To Get Through To You’, which features acoustic interpretations of songs from their back catalogue and a brand new song. It is released →

Lights shares behind-the-scenes look at her UK tour

Following on from her recent UK tour, Lights has posted a behind-the-scenes video of her trip. The Canadian synth-pop artist was in the UK to promote her new acoustic album, ‘Midnight Machines’, which was released earlier this month. You can have a look at the footage below. →

Kylesa go on indefinite hiatus

Georgia-based sludge/metal titans, Kylesa, have announced their intentions to go on an indefinite hiatus. The band shared the following statement regarding their decision: “To our fans and friends… After 15 years of nonstop touring and writing, we decided that it is time for a break. A lot of you have →

Angel Du$t unveil music video for ‘Toxic Boombox’

Furthering their foray into a more melodic territory, Angel Du$t have released a video for ‘Toxic Boombox’. It is the latest track to be taken from their forthcoming – and excellently titled – second album, ‘Rock The Fuck On Forever’. The album is due for release on May 29th via →

Brogues (ex-Morning Glory) Announce Debut LP

Previously a solo endeavour of Shawn Gardiner, and now a full band (featuring ex-members of Morning Glory), Brogues have signed up with Paper and Plastick to release their debut album. ‘Heart and Song’ will be out on May 20th, with advance track ‘Heartbeat RPM’ streaming now. →

Emopalooza at Brooklyn Bowl Tonight In London

The Brooklyn Bowl in London has prepared a feast of emo and punk this weekend if you’re at a loose end…tonight is Emopalooza, with guest DJ Ryan Key of Yellowcard and tomorrow is they have a tribute night, with tributes to Fall Out Boy, Paramore and Blink 182. All →

Starflyer 59 to release new album, ‘Slow’

Long-running Californian band, Starflyer 59, will release their thirteenth album ‘Slow’ this year It will be released by Tooth and Nail Records on June 17th, and is their first for the label since 2010’s ‘The Changing Of The Guard’. The previous Starflyer 59 album, ‘IAMACEO’, was self released via →

Thursday 28 April 2016

Super Unison sign to Deathwish Inc.

Super Unison, the post-hardcore band formed by ex-Punch vocalist Meghan O’Neil, have signed to Deathwish Inc. The band have self-released their music since starting in 2014, and are gearing up to released their debut LP with Deathwish Inc. later this year. More news is set to follow shortly, but you →

Members of Deftones and Bad Brains form new band, Saudade

Imagine a dream world where members of Deftones and Bad Brains got together and started a band. Well, dream no more, as it has happened in the form of Saudade. Comprised of Chino Moreno, Dr Know, Mackie Jayson, Chuck Doom, and Jason Medeski, Saudade have unveiled their debut track, ‘Saudade’ →

Into It. Over It. stream ‘Standards’ b-side, ‘Twenty Twenty’

Into It. Over It. are streaming a new track, ‘Twenty/Twenty’, over at DIY Magazine. While their new album, ‘Standards’, was released last month in the U.S, the UK/European issue of the album is available from April 29th via Triple Crown Records. This new track is an exclusive b-side →

Cold Collective (ex-Transit/Defeater) stream new track, ‘Tred’

Cold Collective, a new band featuring ex-members Transit and Defeater, have unveiled their new track, ‘Tred’, over at Substream. It is taken from the bands forthcoming debut album, ‘Bachelorette Party’, which is released on May 13th via Rise Records. Pre-orders are available now, and you can watch the video →

No Joy sign to Topshelf Records for new album, ‘Drool Sucker’

Ethereal dream-pop/shoegaze band, No Joy, have joined Topshelf Records. Their first release for the label will be their fourth album, ‘Drool Sucker’, which is due for release on July 15th. It follows on from the critically acclaimed ‘More Faithful’, which was released last year via Mexican Summer. More details →

Pears unveil music video for ‘Green Star’

New Orleans punk band, Pears, have unveiled a music video for the titled track of their most recent album, ‘Green Star’. It is being premiered over at Substream, and shows the band sending off their beloved old tour van. The album of the same name was released earlier this →

Miserable stream new album, ‘Uncontrollable’

Miserable, the alter-ego of King Woman vocalist Kristina Esfandiari, is streaming her new album, ‘Uncontrollable’, over at Spin. The album follows on from a series of EP’s, including last years excellent ‘Halloween Dream’, and is released on April 29th via The Native Sound. Pre-orders are available now, and you →

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