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SPOTLIGHT: Meet Me @ The Altar

Diversity is one of the most important virtues in music. No matter your background, the art form has always acted as a platform for anybody to share their story as creatively and as honestly as they like. In pop-punk, the genre is still packed with the same guys playing

Tuesday 23 April 2019

Introducing: Cagework

Cagework are a brand new three-piece from London, made up of Sam Bedford, James Luxton and Russell Marshall. The band have already made their way to many people’s ears, with impressive radio-play of their two singles inspired by anything from lo-fi indie and post-hardcore, to early emo and avant-garde

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Funeral Shakes : An Ode To The Jilted

Tuesday 06 February 2018

The inspiration behind Winchester’s debut album ‘Life Begins At These Dead Ends’

Post-hardcore newcomers Winchester will release their debut album ‘Life Begins At These Dead Ends’ on February 9. To prepare for the release, we asked the band to guide us through the influences that helped them shape their debut album. Blink-182 – ‘Anthem Part II’ This song really cemented pop punk

Tuesday 30 January 2018

Introducing the Neo-Classical beauty of Benjamin Defer

As one of the guitarists in instrumental post-rock act Fall of Messiah, Benjamin Defer is usually found amongst intense, loud atmospherics and crushing crescendos, so on first listen his solo project may come as a surprise. At the start of January, Defer unveiled ‘Silhouette’, the first chapter in his

Friday 19 January 2018

The influences behind Greyhaven

Rising alt-rockers Greyhaven released their third EP ‘Breathe’ on January 12, a record we described as “endless creativity coupled with growing musical maturity”. With comparisons ranging from Alexisonfire, to 30 Seconds to Mars, to Bring Me the Horizon, we were keen to discover what lies beneath the band’s

Monday 23 October 2017

Introducing: Lost In Stereo

Having just released their debut EP ‘Famous First Words’, Glaswegian pop-punk band Lost In Stereo are ready to take on the world. “We always wanted to write a first EP that stood out, something that was that little bit different and caught the attention of any genre

Thursday 24 September 2015

Never Hill heat things up with ‘Fire’

Formed from the ashes of previous heavier bands, Nuneaton based pop-rockers Never Hill are finally making the music they want to make. “We both love bands like Lower Than Atlantis, Mallory Knox, Blink 182, Deaf Havana, The 1975 and this influenced us to go the more pop rock route,”

Thursday 23 July 2015

Introducing: Homebound

As a band making contemporary pop-punk, a genre with a reputation for being as much about friends and fun as it is about introspection, the only way Homebound’s conception could have been more appropriate would be if it had involved pizza. “Some of used to rock out in a

Thursday 16 July 2015

Introducing: Thee MVPs

“For a bunch of chancers playing a few decent numbers, with no dude in a ponytail that calls everyone “baby” reppin’ them, we´ve certainly had enough times where we felt like champions” says guitarist Charlie Wyatt when asked about London garage-punks Thee MVPs short career so far. It