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From Thursday 08 December 2016

Polar announce UK headline tour

Polar have announced three UK headline shows as part of their upcoming European tour. The Surrey-based hardcore band will play in Birmingham, Bournemouth, and London in March, with support from Giants, To The Wind, and My Only. A list of dates and venues can be seen below. March 03 BIRMINGHAM Flapper 04 BOURNEMOUTH The

Tuesday 17 May 2016

Watch Giants perform in session for Live At The Lab

Celebrating the release of their ‘Break The Cycle’ full-length, Holy Roar Records signees Giants headed down to Soundlab Studios to perform three tracks for their Live At The Lab series. “Our debut album ‘Break The Cycle’ has been out for a little over a month now and we couldn’t be

Wednesday 20 April 2016

Giants – ‘Break The Cycle’

It takes guts to endure what Giants have gone though. The DIY Punk scene is a beautiful community and can be very fulfilling, but it can still be a slog. The Essex melodic hardcore band have toured the toilet circuit relentlessly for over five years (this is

Monday 11 April 2016

LIVE: Defeater, Break Even, Kids Insane, Giants @ Scala, London

Tonight, Defeater return to our shores following the release of their fourth studio album ‘Abandoned’, that saw the light of day back in August last year. Holy Roar newbies Giants get the evening underway offering up a steady selection of material lifted off their debut album. Due to some fairly

Monday 28 March 2016

First play of the new Giants album ‘Break The Cycle’

Giants, for the uninitiated, have been doing the rounds on the DIY hardcore scene for a few years now. A model of measured perfection, their sound is the kind of melodic hardcore that has all but disappeared since the end of the last decade – the kind of clinical

Tuesday 09 February 2016

LIVE: Giants / Create To Inspire / Kid Brother / Darko @ 02 Islington Academy, London

It’s Tuesday night in Islington, London and set right in the middle of a small shopping centre is the venue that will be playing host to the second date of a co-headline tour between two Essex based outfits, Giants and Create To Inspire. Both bands have recently signed with

Tuesday 26 January 2016

Giants go ‘Against The Grain’ with their new video

Essex punks Giants have unveiled the video for new track, ‘Against The Grain’, taken from their forthcoming Holy Roar Records release ‘Break The Cycle’. “‘Against The Grain’ is about the way we feel towards certain attitudes in society today, mainly the monotonous ‘follow the leader’ types that tend to shun

Thursday 07 January 2016

Giants confirm debut full-length, ‘Break The Cycle’

Having recently signed to Holy Roar Records, Giants will be releasing their debut full-length on the 1st April 2016. ‘Break The Cycle’ will feature 13 new tracks, including the recently unveiled title-track. Giants will also be touring the UK later this month. JANUARY 2016 25 PORTSMOUTH Edge

Monday 21 December 2015

GIANTS sign to Holy Roar, who offer new single for free

Essex punks GIANTS are the latest band to join the Holy Roar Records roster. In celebration, they are streaming their new single, ‘Break The Cycle’. As part of Holy Roar’s festive celebrations, the track is also available to download for free for 24 hours only.

Wednesday 04 November 2015

Step Ahead to put on show in aid of MIND

Step Ahead Punx is a collective of friends putting on punk shows for good causes and for their second show, Step Ahead has teamed up with Mental Health charity MIND to raise money for their great cause. Every year, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem.