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From Monday 12 September 2022

LIVE: ArcTanGent Festival 2022 – Thursday

For obvious reasons, it’s been three years since the last ArcTanGent festival. For 156 long weeks, fans of math-rock, post-rock, post-metal, ambient and noise fans, plus weird alternative music nerds of all other persuasions, have been without their mud-swamped mecca. Well: ATG is back, and it brings with it

Monday 02 September 2019

LIVE: Arctangent Festival 2019 – Friday

ArcTanGent is one of the metal worlds best kept secrets – or one of its worst kept secrets, if you’ve ever been one of its guests. Tucked away in the rural countryside of Bristol, the festival is a haven for anyone harbouring an intense love for

Monday 22 January 2018

Lirr announce UK tour

German post hardcore/emo act Lirr have announced that they will be going on a UK tour next month. Last year they released their debut album ‘God’s On Our Side; Welcome to the Jungle’ on Dog Knights Productions (UK) and Grand Hotel van Cleefe (GER). FEBRUARY 13 PLYMOUTH The Underground 14 LONDON The Old

Sunday 17 September 2017

Holy Roar Records announce ’12 Bands of Christmas’

Holy Roar Records have announced their Christmas themed extravaganza, ’12 Bands of Christmas’. Across four shows, from the 30th November until the 21st December, the label will be bringing twelve bands to The Old Blue Last in London. Each show will be free entry and will feature a distro from

Monday 19 June 2017

Helpless announce debut album, ‘Debt’

Plymouth grind/noise punks Helpless have announced the release of their upcoming debut album, ‘Debt’. The record is set for release on the 8th September via Holy Roar Records. The first cut of music shall be revealed soon, in the meantime you can check out the video for ‘False Hope’, the

Friday 09 June 2017

LIVE: Employed To Serve / We Never Learned To Live / Conjurer / Eulogy @ Old Blue Last, London

It’s almost been five years since Employed To Serve formed, and have subsequently earned their place as one of the heaviest, and hardest working bands in the UK. While hardcore is probably the easiest blanket term to define ETS, shows put on by bands on Holy Roar are now

Tuesday 04 October 2016

Up River reveal new track, ‘Ghost Particle’

Up River recently premiered their new song ‘Ghost Particle’ on Daniel P. Carter’s Radio 1 Rock Show on Sunday. Seeing them shift into a heavier hardcore direction a la Blacklisted and Rise & Fall, the track is taken from their upcoming new EP, ‘If There Is A God That Is Judging

Thursday 08 September 2016

We Never Learned To Live announce UK headline tour

We Never Learned To Live will be hitting the road across the UK with Fall Of Minerva and Earth Moves (who share members with the headliners) in October. All three bands will take to London, Workington, Norwich, Southampton, Plymouth and Worthing. “We are super excited to be heading back

Monday 25 July 2016

FOES and We Never Learned to Live announce co-headline tour

Liverpool band FOES have announced a co-headline tour with post hardcore group We Never Learned to Live. The tour will consist of a few dates in late August. FOES recently released their new single, ‘The Everest’, on Basick Records. AUGUST 25 CHESTER Live Rooms 26 CHELTENHAM Frog & Fiddle 27 BASINGSTOKE Sanctuary 28 BRIDGWATER Cobblestones 29

Wednesday 06 July 2016

Employed to Serve release new video

Woking hardcore group Employed to Serve have released their new video, ‘Greyer Than You Remember’, over at Noisey. The song is the title track from their debut album, which was released last year via Holy Roar. Along with the video, it covers the trials and tribulations of people who