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From Wednesday 25 January 2017

LIVE: Cassels / The New Tusk @ The Waiting Room, London

Nestled below an unassuming pub in London’s almost-trendy Stoke Newington, The Waiting Room’s dark and rustic interior provides a suitable backdrop to two of the UK underground’s most intriguing bands. Brighton’s The New Tusk, mirror the bleak environment with their endearingly withdrawn stage presence, awkwardly addressing the crowd with monosyllabic

Tuesday 18 October 2016

Madball to join KoRn and Limp Bizkit on UK tour

The nu-metal extravaganza has got a little more punk, as New York City hardcore veterans Madball are set to join KoRn and Limp Bizkit on their forthcoming co-headline UK tour. The tour kicks off in Manchester on the 12th December, running through until Nottingham on the 19th, including a stop

Monday 17 October 2016

The Cardboard Swords are an emotive powerhouse

Michigan based The Cardboard Swords find the sweet-spot between cripplingly heavy emotion and uplifting melody, swaying between the twinkly beauty of ‘Brian’s Song’ and the tragic honesty of the part spoken-word ‘Flannel’. The mood glides through Midwestern emo and off-kilter indie, gently guided by primary vocalist Tyler DeCoeur’s mesmerising

Friday 14 October 2016

Drawstring reveal video for new track, ‘Melon’

Kent duo Drawstring have unveiled their new track, ‘Melon’. The song is the opener from their forthcoming ‘Cool’ LP, which also features the recently released ‘School’ and ‘Chicago Town’. The track is available to purchase now, with £1 being donated to CALM. ‘Cool’ is available to

Backpacks take on emotional abandonment with ‘Calls’

Relationships are often fickle. Friends, lovers and even family can leave just as quickly as they arrive, leading to an ever-temporary state of being. Making the most of time together is vital, but never makes the subsequent feeling of emotional abandonment any easier. Deliberate or not, the brightest flame

Deaf Havana reveal video for ‘Trigger’

Deaf Havana have unveiled the video for new track, ‘Trigger’. The track will join the previously unveiled ‘Sing’ as part of their forthcoming twelve track LP, ‘All These Countless Nights’. The band’s follow up to 2013’s ‘Old Souls’ will be available from the 27th January 2017. Check out the track

Male Bonding stream surprise new LP, ‘Headache’

Male Bonding have unveiled ‘Headache’, their first new album in five years. Having spent the last year in complete silence, the follow up to 2011’s ‘Endless Now’ is available to stream and download in full. ‘Headache’ marks the band’s third full-length release, including 2010 debut ‘Nothing Hurts’.

SWMRS stream two new tracks to celebrate deal with Fueled By Ramen

SWMRS have joined the Fueled By Ramen and Atlantic Records family, today reissuing their debut ‘Drive North’ LP with two brand new tracks. Having spent the summer on the road, appearing at Reading and Leeds Festival, Bestival and playing a number of UK headline dates, SWMRS unveiled new track ‘Palm

Crooks return with new track, ‘.NEVAREHT’

Having spent most of the year in silence, Crooks have returned with new track ‘.NEVAREHT’. The song marks the first piece of new material since last year’s exceptional ‘Are We The Same Distance Apart’ debut. The five-piece last toured in March on a short headline run, unfortunately cut short

Thursday 13 October 2016

Pet Grief offer distorted soundscapes with bite

There’s an unmistakable goth edge to London trio Pet Grief’s sound, one that channels the indie sensibilities of later Joy Division whist retaining their distinct British punk roots. The often eerie vocals sit in-among a distorted soundscape, in equal parts floating and claustrophobic. Their new four track self-titled EP provides