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From Thursday 17 March 2022

LIVE: Alkaline Trio / Taking Back Sunday / Destroy Boys @ O2 Academy Brixton, London

’90s punk rock is still alive and kicking, and tonight’s co-headlining show down at the o2 Academy, Brixton – between two giants in the game Alkaline Trio and Taking Back Sunday – only solidifies that statement. Trio’s ‘From Here To Infirmary’ and Sunday’s ‘Tell All Your Friends’

Sunday 22 December 2019

The end of a decade: The 11 most major moments of the past 10 years

Among all the incredible album releases and new bands hitting the scene, there have been a number of moments that have helped define the past decade for fans and creators of alternative music alive (and all of its lovely little sub-genres). We’ve seen reunions of bands we thought were long

Tuesday 02 July 2019

LIVE: Taking Back Sunday / The Frights @ Troxy, London

It’s been over a year since Taking Back Sunday graced our shores for 2018’s Slam Dunk Festival, but we’re lucky enough to have them back, playing one of London’s prettiest venues. Main support comes from America’s The Frights, offering an energetic performance of 80s surf pop-rock, filled with thrashing guitars

Thursday 10 January 2019

Taking Back Sunday – ‘Twenty’

It’s been two decades under the influence for Long Island’s Taking Back Sunday and, as they tour the globe in celebration of their twentieth year as a band, we take a look at their special anniversary compilation, ‘Twenty’. The album, packaged beautifully, essentially serves as a highlight reel for the

Monday 10 December 2018

Taking Back Sunday announce UK & European tour

Taking Back Sunday have announced a number of UK and European shows as part of their 20th anniversary worldwide tour. The band will hit the road in June starting in Birmingham on 13 June and ending at Download Festival in Madrid on 28-30 June. To celebrate

Tuesday 19 June 2018

Slam Dunk North 2018

Monday 11 December 2017

Good Charlotte, Creeper, Thursday and more added to Slam Dunk Fest 2018

Slam Dunk Festival have announced the second wave of bands for its 2018 edition. Good Charlotte, PVRIS, Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes, Creeper, Thursday, Every Time I Die, Knuckle Puck, Crown the Empire and Real Friends will join the likes of Jimmy Eat World, Taking Back Sunday and more at

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Jimmy Eat World, Taking Back Sunday and more announced for Slam Dunk Fest 2018

Slam Dunk Festival have announced the first bunch of bands for its 2018 edition. Jimmy Eat World, Taking Back Sunday, Sleeping With Sirens, State Champs, Four Year Strong, and Trash Boat will play the festival which takes in Leeds, Hatfield and Birmingham, from the 26th to the 28th May 2018.

Monday 09 October 2017

The Menzingers, Lemuria, and more contribute to benefit comp, ‘Vegas Strong’

Punks in Vegas have compiled a charity/benefit compilation, entitled ‘Vegas Strong’. It is available for $5 or more via bandcamp, with 100% of all proceeds going towards the victims of last week’s tragedy in Las Vegas, primarily aiding the UMC Foundation, the city’s only Level 1 Trauma Centre. It

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Riot Fest confirm Jawbreaker, Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age and more

Riot Fest have announced their initial ine up for this year, and as always, they have pulled something special out of the bag. Legendary emo punk band, Jawbreaker, will reunite and perform for the first time in over 20 years exclusively at the festival. They will headline the final night