Let us transport you to a dark place fuelled by chaos and desperation with Newcastle quartet Creak. The band’s savage sound fuses groove metal, nu-metal and post-hardcore intensity with moments of eerie atmosphere and distortion.
We’re not really sure where to begin when Newcastle, Australia, duo Skitz NPCs regularly refer to themselves as “the Semen Wizards.” Do wizards conjure up semen-based spells? Frankly, we think we’d be safer never finding out.
Newcastle quartet Holding Out have honed an exciting punk fuelled rock sound that they describe as “unpredictable, shouty and fun” – which should have you hooked already.
Newcastle’s Dayshifter offer up that most intriguing of combinations, a seriously heavy, dark melodic hardcore sound accompanied by passionate, heartfelt vocals. In fact, we were first introduced to the band … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Dayshifter
Most students, speaking from personal experience, use the opportunity to be away from their parents for the first time to blow their student loan down the nearest student drinking hole. … Continue reading Introducing: Fever Days
Every now and again a brand new band pops up and has you instantly hooked. That’s exactly the case with Newcastle rockers Tomorrow Is Lost, who have honed an intoxicating sound … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Tomorrow Is Lost
“Really fucking loud,” says Creature frontman Sam Avery when asked to describe his band’s sound, and he’s not far wrong. If you’ve been craving a fuzzy, grungey Nirvana-like sound for … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Creature
A few months ago we introduced you to Newcastle trio Twist Helix, who are intent on addressing the issues around closing venues and art spaces in the North East through … Continue reading Single Review: Twist Helix – Little Buildings
This week’s New Band of the Week is something very different to what we’ve covered so far on this site, in the form of Newcastle’s post-punk indie duo Lost On … Continue reading Introducing: Lost On Me
We recently published a guest blog post that highlighted the plight of affordable venues and creative spaces, and the need to save them to help Britain’s emerging musicians. The topic arose … Continue reading Introducing: Twist Helix on saving affordable music venues in Newcastle
It’s hard to imagine that a band could exist when members live at opposite ends of the country, but Rob Jarvis & The Mercury Sons haven’t let the inconvenience of … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Rob Jarvis & The Mercury Sons