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Hesitation Wounds stream debut album, ‘Awake For Everything’

Hesitation Wounds, who feature members of Touche Amore, Hope Conspiracy, and Slipknot among their ranks, are streaming their debut album, ‘Awake For Everything’, courtesy of The Independent. The album follows on from Hesitation Wounds debut 7″, which was released way back in 2013, and is released on May 27th →

No Joy unveil new track, ‘A Thorn In Garlands Side’

Canadian alt-rock band, No Joy, have teamed up with Clash Music to unveil their new track, ‘A Thorn In Garlands Side’. It is the first offering to be revealed from the bands forthcoming EP, ‘Drool Sucker’, which is the first in a series of EP releases from No Joy. →

TTNG announce new album and stream track

TTNG, formerly This Town Needs Guns, have announced their new album, ‘Disappointment Island’. Their third full-length will be available from the 8th July 2016. The ten track release features new track, ‘A Chase Of Sorts’, which was premiered via Noisey. “Who knows what TTNG stands for,” vocalist and bassist →

Night Owls share video for ‘Call Me Out’

Leeds duo have unveiled the official video for their recent single, ‘Call Me Out’. The track will appear on their ‘Informaldehyde’ EP, due for release on the 10th June 2016 via Till Deaf Do Us Party. “‘Call Me Out’ is about the damage that toxic relationships can do,” the band →

Hacktivist reveal video for ‘Hate’

Milton Keynes grime-rap-metal-rock crossovers Hacktivist have unveiled the video for ‘Hate’. Filmed and edited by the band’s Josh Gurner, the video was made on a budget of under £10. Bargain. “Lyrically, ‘Hate’ deals with the phenomenon of the simmering jealousy that manifests itself as online bile when people see what →

Henry Rollins announces new Dinosaur Jr album

Henry Rollins has found himself in a room filled with records to announce the new Dinosaur Jr release, ‘Give A Glimpse of What Yer Not’. The long-time fan declares the record “fantastic”, adding that he can’t wait for the record to be heard. ‘Give A Glimpse of What Yer Not’ →

Gogol Bordello to bring Gypsy Punks to London

Gogol Bordello will be bringing their Gypsy Punks: Underdog World Strike Tour to England’s capital for a two night run. The band will be playing the Steve Albini produced album in full at London’s KOKO on the 26th and 27th July 2016. The autobiographical record tells the story of Eugene →

Rob Lynch announces new album and streams ‘Sure Thing’

Rob Lynch has confirmed the Xtra Mile Recordings follow-up to his 2014 ‘All These Nights In Bars Will Somehow Save My Soul’ debut. ‘Baby, I’m A Runaway’ will be available from the 22nd July 2016. To celebrate the announcement, and with his appearance at Slam Dunk’s acoustic stage just around →

Patrick Craig releases video for ‘Hold My Jacket’

London singer-songwriter Patrick Craig has unveiled the official video for ‘Hold My Jacket’, taken from his recent ‘True Story’ full-length. Following the concept from his debut, ‘Holy My Jacket’ tells another story from Craig’s life. “The song is about the need for chaos and unpredictability, and how playing it safe →

Sonic Boom 6 Release New Video ‘From the Fire to the Frying Pan’

Sonic Boom Six have released a new video for ‘From The Fire To The Frying Pan’, taken from their album ‘The F-Bomb’ that is out this Friday on Cherry Red Records. Pre-orders are up too. →

Hellions reveal new track, ‘Quality Of Life’

Having recently been confirmed for this weekend’s Slam Dunk Festival in the UK, and supporting Of Mice & Men on their intimate shows either side, Australian hardcore outfit Hellions have revealed their new track ‘Quality Of Life’. “We’re so proud to present ‘Quality Of Life’ to the world and to →

Sub Pop’s The Gotobeds stream ‘Bodies’

Pittsburgh’s The Gotobeds are streaming ‘Bodies’, taken from new album ‘Blood // Sugar // Secs // Traffic’, out June 10 via Sub Pop. The album is available for pre-order now on the label e-store. →

Grieving Stream New Track ‘My Friend, The Ghost’

Cambridge post-hardcore exports Grieving are streaming new track ‘My Friend, The Ghost’, the band’s third single, via their →

Vinnie Caruana Releases New Video ‘We Don’t Have to Die Alone’

Vinnie Caruana is streaming a new track & video, ‘We Don’t Have to Die Alone’, taken from ‘Survivor’s Guilt’, out in North America on Equal Vision Records and in the UK and Europe on Big Scary Monsters on May 27th. →

Monday 23 May 2016

Broken Teeth Announce UK Tour Dates

Manchester’s Broken Teeth support both Testament and Sick of It All across two sets of UK dates this summer. Full tour schedule is: JUNE (w/ Testament) 19 OXFORD O2 Academy 21 LEAMINGTON SPA The Assembly 22 SOUTHAMPTON Engine Rooms 23 LONDON Thrash N’Bowl, Brooklyn Bowl 26 SHEFFIELD Deadfest (no Testament) JULY 23 MANCHESTER Star and Garter AUGUST (w/ →

Anna’s Anchor streams new track, ‘Signal Tower’

Anna’s Anchor has unveiled the first track to appear from his forthcoming debut album. Having spent the last few years building a name for himself with a varied range of live performances, including his noteworthy Islands Project, Marty Ryan – the voice behind Anna’s Anchor – has →

Antillectual reveal video for ‘Racist Rash’

Following on from the announcement of their new album, ‘Engage!’, earlier this month, Dutch punks Antillectual have unveiled their new track, ‘Racist Rash’. “The song deals with the racism that is still omnipresent in our culture, sports, traditions, policies, etc,” the band explain. “A big obstacle in overcoming this is →

Stream the Hot Vodka Records charity compilation

Hot Vodka Records are streaming their charity compilation, featuring the likes of Merit and Boy On Guitar. The 28 track release is raising money for The Trevor Project, an American non-profit organisation focussed on suicide prevention among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and queer youth. The compilation primarily →

And So It Goes reveal the video for ‘Flood’

Rising out of Oh Captain!, Brighton trio And So It Goes have unveiled the video for their debut (of-sorts) track, ‘Flood’. With a thunderous opening, the track blends math-rock with a jazz vibe before exploding into a furiously unpredictable wall of guitar noise. It’s a brave start for And So →

Big Thief stream ‘Masterpiece’ LP in full

Due for release on the 27th May via Saddle Creek, Big Thief are streaming their ‘Masterpiece’ LP in full. According to vocalist Adrianne Lenker, the record represents “the process of harnessing pain, loss, and love, while simultaneously letting them go, looking into your own eyes through someone else’s, and →

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