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Petrol Girls announce London EP release show

London punks Petrol Girls will be playing a hometown release show on the 13th February at the Black Heart in Camden. They will be joined by Kamikaze Girls and Darko to celebrate the release of their ‘Some Thing’ EP. ‘Some Thing’ will be available from the 19th February via

While She Sleeps to write album number 3 over the summer

Yorkshire metal heads While She Sleeps have confirmed to Kerrang that they will be writing their follow up to 2015’s ‘Brain Washed’. Frontman Loz Taylor said “We’re constantly writing – we never really have a period where we put it all the way aside. It’s just a case

We The Kings reveal cover of ‘The Story Of Tonight’ from the Hamilton musical

We The Kings have unveiled a cover of ‘The Story of Tonight’, taken from the Hamilton musical, based on the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. “We had a day off in New York and wanted to see Hamilton, since everybody says it’s the best thing ever,” says the band’s

Punk legends Chelsea announce upcoming tour

Punk legends Chelsea are celebrating their 40th anniversary with a few UK dates throughout April and May. As part of the celebrations, they are also releasing three box sets with three albums on each one. You can order over at Plastic Head. APRIL 22 BRIGHTON Prince Albert 23 LONDON Garage 29 YORK

Like Rats (Weekend Nachos) sign to Southern Lord for new album ‘II’

Like Rats, who include members of powerviolence kings Weekend Nachos among their ranks, have signed to Southern Lord for their new album ‘II’. Due for release March 25th, the album is said to be eight tracks of death metal influenced cacophony. It follows on from their self-titled debut

Can’t Swim reveal new track, ‘Death Deserves A Name’

Pure Noise Records rockers Can’t Swim have unveiled their latest track, ‘Death Deserves A Name’. It is taken from their EP of the same name, due on the 27th February 2016. The song is the third to appear from the record, following ‘Come Home‘ and ‘Your

Millencolin to release ‘True Brew’ EP featuring 2 new tracks

Swedish skate-punks Millencolin will release a EP under the same title as their most recent full-length. The record will feature four tracks, two of which have not previously been released. Due on the 26th February, the record will feature the album version of the title track, a Swedish version of

Nick Diener confirms new The Swellers track in tweet

Nick Diener, the former vocalist and guitarist of The Swellers, took to Twitter earlier this week to inform fans that The Swellers are working on new music. UPDATE: The track has been confirmed as a one-off in support of the Flint Water Crisis Relief. It will appear on the ‘

Enter Shikari add last minute show to UK tour

With their huge headline show looming, Enter Shikari have confirmed a last minute show to take place in Wrexham on the 24th February, previously an off-day. “Rob Rolfe hates a day off,” the band announce. “He thinks they’re for the weak. The tour had too many days off in it,

Brian Fallon streams new track ‘Smoke’

Ahead of his debut solo album, Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon is streaming his new track ‘Smoke’. It is taken from the album ‘Painkillers’, which is due for release on March 11th via Island Records. Fallon will also be heading to the UK in April in support of the

PUP announce London headline date

As if yesterday’s announcement of a tour alongside Modern Baseball and Three Man Cannon wasn’t enough, Canadian outfit PUP have confirmed a London headline show for UK fans. PUP will appear at London’s Lexington on the 29th April 2016. The announcement follows the release of their first piece of new

Here are the full details of the new Deftones album

With their new track revealed yesterday via Beats 1, Deftones have now confirmed the full details of their ‘Gore’ LP, due on the 8th April 2016. “Out of respect for Pac, Big, Stevie, Michael, Hendrix,” begins frontman Chino Moreno, “‘Gore’ is ONE of the greatest albums. Not the

Dag Nasty set to release new 7″ with original line-up

Legendary DC hardcore band Dag Nasty have announced they are releasing a new 7″. It will be with the bands original line up of Shawn Brown, Brian Baker, Roger Marbury, and Colin Sears, making this the first time Brown has recorded with the band in 35 years. No further

Truck Festival have announced this years initial line up

Truck Festival have announced the first wave of bands heading to this years event. Headline acts for the Oxfordshire festival so far are Manic Street Preachers and Catfish and The Bottlemen, with Punktastic favourites Gnarwolves, Moose Blood, and Creeper also on the bill. The festival takes place at Hill Farm in

Yndi Halda stream stunning new track ‘Together Those Leaves’

Instrumental post-rock band Yndi Halda have unveiled their new track ‘Together Those Leaves’. The beautiful track spans over 10-minutes, and is taken from their forthcoming album ‘Under Summer’, which is due for release on March 4th via Big Scary Monsters. The highly anticipated album follows on from their debut

Raging Speedhorn Announce Split EP With Monster Magnet

Raging Speedhorn are to feature on a split EP with the legendary Monster Magnet as part of the bands’ appearance at Desertfest. The festival sponsored 7” split will be released by H42 Records on April 29th, the first date of the festival, with a limited vinyl pressing of 300. Guitarist

Frank Turner Shares New Video And Announces EP

Frank Turner has announced new EP ‘Mittens’ will be released through Xtra Mile Recordings/Polydor on March 4th. The EP will feature a new mix of the title track alongside bonus new material. Frank is launching the EP alongside a microsite for the release. Tracklisting is: 1. Mittens (single

Devereux release new EP, ‘Alaska’

London rockers Devereux have today released their new EP, ‘Alaska’. The release follows last year’s ‘More Time Than We Know’ debut. The EP is up for pay what you want. Devereux features ex and current members of Actions, Forever Wednesday, Northpaw, Lay It On The Line and more.

Homewrecker stream new track ‘Perpetrators Of Annihilation’

Ohio hardcore/metal band Homewrecker are streaming their new track ‘Perpetrators Of Annihilation’. It is taken from their forthcoming four-way split with Gatecreeper, Outer Heaven, and Scorched, which is due for release via Melotov Records. Check out the video for the new track below.

Boris and Merzbow unveil two songs from ‘Gensho’ collaboration

Japanese avant-garde experts Boris and Merzbow are streaming two tracks from their forthcoming collaborative album ‘Gensho’. Boris are have released a reworking of their track ‘Heavy Rain’, and Merzbow has shared a brand new track ‘Goloka Pt. 2’. The double album is designed to be played simultaneously, or on

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