The Interviews for Wednesday 10 February 2016

Interview: The Penske File

Hey Travis, how are you man?  I’m peachy Conor, thanks for asking. Your Euro tour is just a few weeks away, you’re heading out there with Up For Nothing, too. Have you toured with those guys before? Will you be sharing a van or hitting up a convoy type situation? We haven’t

Interview: Chasing Cadence do TNA Impact at Wembley Arena

As I am ushered into an empty Wembley Arena, seemingly smaller without the hordes of chanting fans, a large metal monstrosity dominates the centre of the room. Far removed from my usual haunts, tonight the iconic space plays host to a bunch of scantily clad men and women, and

Friday 05 February 2016

Interview: The Maine [February 2016]

Last week we went down to the second date of Mayday Parade and The Maine’s UK tour at Bristol Academy, and we had a great chat with The Maine guitarist Jared Monaco, bassist Garrett Nickelsen and drummer Pat Kirch. Warning: they like Aaron Carter, a lot. And they’re quite

Wednesday 03 February 2016

Introducing: High Hopes

We spoke to High Hopes to find out about how they formed, what to expect from their upcoming second album ‘Sights And Sounds’, and how they feel about signing to Victory Records. Hi guys! Firstly, for people who aren’t familiar with High Hopes yet, tell us about your background. When,

Monday 01 February 2016

Introducing: Chisel Beeches

We spoke to Chisel Beeches frontman Steve McDonagh to find out all about how the band formed, their upcoming mini-album and their recent single ‘Take You Home’. Note: they’re quite funny. Hey guys! First of all, tell us about how the band started. When, where and how did you form? The

Wednesday 27 January 2016

Introducing: Toy Mountains

Meet Toy Mountains, who may very well become your new favourite band. We spoke to Callum McClune about their new single ‘I Could Care Less’, how the Scottish four-piece formed and what the future holds for them. Get psyched! Hi guys! Firstly, tell us about how the band started. How,

Wednesday 13 January 2016

Introducing: From Ashes To New

Meet From Ashes To New, who hail from Pennsylvania and mix up the best parts of metal and rap, resulting in a bit of a nu metal comeback. We had a quick chat with the band to find out about their upcoming debut album ‘Day One’ and what they’ve

Wednesday 30 December 2015

Interview: Joby J. Ford [The Bronx / Pounded By The Surf]

Joby J. Ford has his fingers in a number musical pies, all of which he manages to balance by often opening for himself when touring. Despite Joby having a broken hand he has just completed a two week European tour with The Bronx and Mariachi El Bronx, alongside support

Tuesday 22 December 2015

Interview: Light Years [December 2015]

We had a quick chat with Cleveland, Ohio pop punk four-piece Light Years and found out about their new album ‘I’ll See You When I See You’, how 2015 has been for them, and how they’re feeling about coming over to the UK to tour with Neck Deep and

Interview: Kurt Travis (Esque Records / A Lot Like Birds)

Not content with being the vocalist in A Lot Like Birds, creating his own solo material and managing artists, versatile vocalist Kurt Travis is also trying his hand at running a record label. Esque Records has four bands on the roster so far, ranging from instrumental math-rock

Thursday 10 December 2015

Interview: Dan Andriano (Alkaline Trio / in the Emergency Room)

It’s been a busy year for Dan Andriano. Seemingly addicted to touring, Alkaline Trio completed the touring cycle for 2013’s storming return to form, ‘My Shame is True’, holed themselves up rehearsing all eight of their studio albums and then hit the road again on the ‘Past Lives tour. After playing

Wednesday 09 December 2015

Interview: Middle Distance

Buckinghamshire definitely isn’t renowned for its emo scene, but Middle Distance have started making waves from their hometown of Chesham with their superb debut EP ‘Losing Colour’, produced by Sam Winfield (Amber Run, Fickle Friends). With pull from bands like Braid and American Football, their string of demos have seen

Thursday 03 December 2015

Interview: Cancer Bats [December 2015]

January will be the third time Cancer Bats have graced British soil in the space of ten months after a co-headline tour with While She Sleeps in April and appearances at Reading & Leeds in August. With this in mind, it will be the first time they’re

Interview: The Xcerts [November 2015]

The Xcerts have just played the first night of their support run for Deaf Havana at Leeds’ Wardrobe. As ever, the band are in high spirits, accommodating and friendly. Away from the roar of the main event, we catch a moment with The Xcerts in their tour-van to discuss

Friday 27 November 2015

Interview: Anti-Flag [October 2015]

Having just finished up their festival season after a lengthy American/Asian tour, Anti-Flag decided the best thing to do was embark on a two-month European Tour starting at UK Warped Tour at Alexandra Palace. With new album, American Spring, Justin, Chris, Chris and Pat are addressing a global audience

Thursday 26 November 2015

Interview: Black Foxxes [October 2015]

Preparing to embark on a tour supporting Lower Than Atlantis and fresh off the stage after their set at Warped Tour UK, we catch up with Black Foxxes vocalist and guitarist Mark Holley. After releasing their debut E.P., ‘Pines’, Black Foxxes have had an exciting year signing

Introducing: Alicewell

We had a chat with Swedish band Alicewell to find out about their new EP ‘Young Hearts’, their All Time Low cover, and if we can expect to see them touring in the UK anytime soon. If you like your rock mixed in with a bit of pop, then

Wednesday 25 November 2015

Interview: Mutoid Man [October 2015]

Supergroup Mutoid Man took some time out of their busy tour schedule to talk to us before their London Underworld show. Deep in the dark recesses of the Underworld back-stage, we talked computer game bosses, dolphin ejaculate and discussed the pros and cons of the ‘flying tomato’. The band consist

Monday 23 November 2015

Introducing: Wolf Cellar

We spoke to London-based trio Wolf Cellar about their sound, their upcoming EP and what their aims for the future are. If you’re a fan of Marmozets and Royal Blood, you should most probably check these guys out immediately. Hey guys! Firstly, tell us about the background of the band.

Tuesday 17 November 2015

Introducing: Deference

Meet Deference, your new favourite metal five-piece from Southampton. We spoke to the band to find out about their EP ‘XXXVII’, working on new music in the New Year, and where they see themselves ending up in 2016. Hey guys! First of all, tell us about the background of the