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From Tuesday 16 April 2019

The Dangerous Summer drop new single and announce new album

Following their return from a five-year hiatus with their self-titled release last year, The Dangerous Summer have showed no signs of slowing back down with US and Europe tours aplenty – and they’ve now announced that their fifth studio album, ‘Mother Nature’, will be released via Hopeless Records on

Normandie announce additional summer dates

After the success of their recent White Flag headline tour, Sweden’s Normandie have now announced additional UK dates alongside their appearance at 2000 Trees Festival in July. Tickets for the two new dates, listed below, are on sale now here, and include an intimate Bournemouth show with

Friday 12 April 2019

LIVE: Dream State / Parting Gift / Oxbloods / Grief @ Deaf Institute, Manchester

Following the demise of two smaller Manchester venues in recent years – Moho Live and, more recently, the loss of the well-loved Sound Control to yet more student flats – Deaf Institute has comfortably slotted into the gap they left, picking up more and more shows in recent months

Thursday 11 April 2019

Blood Command – ‘Return Of The Arsonist’

Show some musicians the word ‘genre’ and they will laugh in your face. At the very least, they’ll let their music do the laughing on their behalf – and Norwegian four-piece Blood Command are definitely among those who refuse to sit in a labelled box. That’s not to say there

Wednesday 03 April 2019

I Prevail – ‘Trauma’

Over the last few years, Michigan metalcore five piece I Prevail have been through one of the biggest challenges a band could face – ‘Trauma’ is the album that may never have happened. In the midst of touring to support debut ‘Lifelines’, clean vocalist Brian Burkheiser suffered a severe

Tuesday 02 April 2019

LIVE: Stand Atlantic / In Her Own Words / SHADED @ The Key Club, Leeds

Another day, another night in Leeds’ Key Club – it feels like barely a week goes by without paying a visit to this sticky-floored paradise (seriously though, don’t wear your good shoes). Tonight it’s gone international, with bands from the UK, US and Australia taking to the stage for

LIVE: Normandie / Sun Arcana / Led By Lanterns @ Dingwalls, Camden

London has more than it’s fair share of well-known venues – understandably, given the whole ‘capital of the country’ thing it’s got going on – and probably nowhere more so than Camden. Alongside Koko, the Underworld, and Electric Ballroom, is Dingwalls, a tiered, sweaty venue hidden away in a

Wednesday 27 March 2019

Story Untold and Between You & Me Announce Co-Headline Tour

Attention pop punk fans – your two new favourite bands (and if they’re not yet – they will be) have just announced a co-headline tour of the UK & Europe to coincide with their appearances at Slam Dunk Festival in May. Canadians Story Untold have joined forces with their Aussie

23 bands added to 2000 Trees line-up

Just in case they hadn’t already provided us with one of the most stacked line-ups of 2019, 2000 Trees have today announced another 23 bands for this year’s festival. Joining the mindblowing existing line-up – headlined by Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, You Me At Six and Deaf Havana

Tuesday 26 March 2019

LIVE: Holding Absence / Luke Rainsford @ The Key Club, Leeds

To some, it’s a hard and fast rule that Saturday nights are all about going out on the town and consuming as much alcohol-infused liquid as possible. In few places is that more true than Leeds, now fairly notorious as a stag and hen party location (among other things);