Introducing: Holding 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.

Introducing: MKNLY

We don’t hear of too many bands out of North Carolina, but Fayeteville’s MKNLY make up for it with their fun, energetic, punk-fuelled rocky sound – which frontman Benny tells us … Continue reading Introducing: MKNLY

Introducing: Dino Skatepark

If you’re thinking ‘Dino Skatepark, that’s a pretty damn cool name,’ then you firmly have Bowling For Soup to thank for it – because the pop-punk legends picked it. As … Continue reading Introducing: Dino Skatepark

New Band of the Week: Forgotten Sons

A couple of weeks ago we brought you a taste of the exciting indie rock with a Scottish twang sound of Scottish quartet Forgotten Sons. The four-piece of Birdy Burgess … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Forgotten Sons

New Band of the Week: Canavar

Southampton punk-metal newcomers Canavar are smashing their hometown’s post-hardcore reputation to smithereens with a genre-crossing fusion of fierce riffs, frenetic energy and delicious melodies. The quartet, formed of Deklan Webb … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Canavar

Introducing: The Wild Strays

Deep within the heart of the Black Country something feral and wild has taken shape, evolved, harnessed the power of rock and readied itself to be unleashed upon the world … Continue reading Introducing: The Wild Strays

New Band of the Week: Steal The City

Emerging Sheffield rockers Steal The City fuse infectious heavy rock with punk-infused influences in a sound that’s just been crowned with the release of their fantastic debut EP. The band began … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Steal The City

Video Exclusive: Eye The Bomb’s new single Debt Roulette

When we first met Blackpool rap-rockers Eye The Bomb we were instantly intrigued by their self-description: “Hip-Hop Punk-Funk-Fuckery Rock-Riffed up to Buggery.” Try saying that after a few jars of ale. … Continue reading Video Exclusive: Eye The Bomb’s new single Debt Roulette

Album Review: Dave Hause – Bury Me In Philly

One of my favourite gigs of all time was seeing The Gaslight Anthem at the excellent Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver around seven years ago. A then relatively unknown English guy opened proceedings, … Continue reading Album Review: Dave Hause – Bury Me In Philly