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From Tuesday 31 May 2011

The Slackers – O2 Academy, Islington

It seems fitting that a band like The Slackers can reach 20 years in the music business. With a catalogue of recordings that has never forsaken quality and a live show that on no occasion disappoints, the New York outfit is the best out there. It?s no

Bedouin Soundclash – Koko, Camden

Bedouin Soundclash frontman, Jay Malinowski steps back from the microphone as the Camden horde takes over vocal duties on ?When The Night Feels My Song?. It may be five or six years since the song did some serious chart damage but it still holds a special place

Victims Of Circumstance – Live In Japan!

Want to know what VICTIMS OF CIRCUMSTANCE sound like? Basically, the Florida band would sit perfectly on this year’s Slam Dunk Festival main stage, alongside the likes of Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish and Goldfinger. Yep, this is

Ducking Punches – Put The Bottle Down, Chinaski

DUCKING PUNKCHES – AKA Dan Allen – is another addition to the acoustic folk/punk scene that’s blown-up in recent years. ‘Put The Bottle Down, Chinaski’ is a short five-tracker that’s musically gentle but lyrically rich. Allen’s approach is generally straight forward, although it’s a bit more advanced than one

As We Climb – Let It Show

With a decidedly pop-punk feel, ‘Let It Show’ is the newest release from AS WE CLIMB. Starting with the immediacy of ‘Get It Together’, the track is one of the strongest of the release with a suitably poppy feel balanced by a rough sound in parts, while

Saturday 28 May 2011

Slam Dunk is GO!

So Slam Dunk Festival is now underway! Who’s currently stuck on a train then somewhere in The Midlands and who’s made it up there safely? Our coverage for the fest will be going up in our festivals section – use the link in the header above or

Thursday 26 May 2011

RS stream Gunning For Tamar EP

‘Deaf Cow Motel’, the new EP from Walnut Tree Records’ GUNNING FOR TAMAR is available for streaming on the Rock Sound website at the following link: Be sure to check these guys out live this week and next at one of the following dates: MAY 26 – SOUTHAMPTON Avondale House 27

Wednesday 25 May 2011

The Best The Swellers Ever Had

THE SWELLERS have uploaded the video for their new track ‘The Best I Ever Had’ to their Facebook Page. Follow the link, give it a quick ‘like’, marvel, enjoy:

New track from Lost On Campus

Mr Rob Lynch aka LOST ON CAMPUS has uploaded a new track, ‘Plans’ to Youtube, accompanied by some cuddly footage of some bears. Ahhh, lovely. Have a watch/listen below: LOST ON CAMPUS will be playing the Punktastic Acoustic Stage

Five more for Sonisphere

LOWER THAN ATLANTIS, JAPANESE VOYEURS, TURBOGEIST, NO AMERICANA and YOU AND WHAT ARMY have all been added to the Sonisphere festival line-up.