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From Thursday 23 March 2023

Kerrang! Living Loud: Four Decades On The Frontline Of Rock, Metal, Punk, And Alternative Music by Nick Ruskell

Wednesday 08 March 2023

LIVE: Mom Jeans, Oso Oso @ Electric Ballroom, London

It’s Saturday night, and the capital city is positively buzzing. There’s even more reasons than usual to pay London a visit on this particular weekend. Whether it was celebrating the football league cup final at Wembley, catching the rugby on the telly in the pub, or watching

Thursday 02 March 2023

Can’t Swim – ‘Thanks But No Thanks’

Since first raising eyebrows seven years ago with the release of their debut EP ‘Death Deserves a Name’, Can’t Swim have remained one of the scene’s most consistent bands. Bolstered by the constant support of Pure Noise Records, they have continued to deliver and impress with each

Wednesday 23 November 2022

LIVE: The Wonder Years @ Electric Ballroom, London

It feels like only yesterday that The Wonder Years were gracing the stage at Slam Dunk to play a bumper set of their first two albums. Plenty has happened since then, not least of which is the release of their latest output ‘The Hum

Thursday 03 November 2022

Turnover – ‘Myself In The Way’

Until recently, things had been pretty non-stop for Virginia Beach four-piece Turnover; they had been consistently touring and releasing new music regularly since 2012. It took a pandemic to halt progress after the release of their third album ‘Altogether’ in 2019. That album had seen the band

Thursday 29 September 2022

The Wonder Years – ‘The Hum Goes On Forever’

It’s not quite as simple as calling The Wonder Years a pop-punk band anymore, even if they did make their name that way. To many they remain as one of, if not the, greatest pop-punk outfit in the history of the genre. While

Thursday 16 June 2022

Nova Twins – ‘Supernova’

It’s hard to believe that it’s only been a couple of years since London duo Nova Twins dropped their debut album. 2020’s ‘Who Are The Girls?’ was met with an exceptional reception and did wonders for the profiles of Amy Love (vocals and guitar) and Georgia South

Saturday 11 June 2022

LIVE: Puppy @ The Garage, London

2022 has already been a busy year for Puppy. Of course, the standout reason for this is the release of their warmly received second full-length album ‘Pure Evil’ in May. Not content with sitting still after such a landmark, the London three-piece

Wednesday 18 May 2022

LIVE: Kid Kapichi @ Electric Ballroom, London

Hastings four-piece Kid Kapichi are fresh off a tour supporting UK giants Nothing But Thieves and still riding high off of the widespread acclaim of last year’s debut album ‘This Time Next Year’. Add in a blistering collaboration with politically-driven punk duo Bob Vylan in the form

Friday 06 May 2022

Puppy – ‘Pure Evil’

If 2019’s debut LP ‘The Goat’ was anything to go by, then existing listeners of London three-piece Puppy already had plenty of reasons to be hyped when the band announced the release of ‘Pure Evil’. The promise of a second full-length, complete with a sizeable flurry of