Throughout the current pandemic, life as we know it has drastically changed, and we’ve all had to adapt to a new ‘normal’. Consequently, the music industry is suffering badly, affecting artists and bands worldwide, alongside teams working behind the scenes, and many other areas of support.
Irish rock music has a brand new starlet to get excited about in the form of emerging Dublin quartet Sick Love.
Coming out of Northern Ireland is a band that may just sound familiar a little albeit with a bit of a twist, as alt-rockers Sugarwolf unleash their new sound on the world.
The riffy, intense sound of Southampton alt-rockers Minus Alive could fool you into thinking it’s feel-good, upbeat and melodic. But dig a little deeper and you’ll discover the band carries … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Minus Alive
Taking a break out of avoiding salvaging ships in the aftermath of a European wall being erected by Donald Trump in 2025, we being to your attention of musical duo … Continue reading Introducing: Go Gracious
Brighton trio Peace In Protest have formed a funky rock sound that, in their words, is “about as heavy as indie gets without being indie” but that phrase doesn’t quite … Continue reading Introducing: Peace In Protest
Manchester rockers Oxbloods have honed an intriguing sound that balances heavy rockiness and soaring vocals with more melodic, almost pop-infused undertones. The band release their debut EP Collisions on Friday … Continue reading Introducing: Oxbloods
If My Dinosaur Life sounds familiar then no, you’re not going mad, these Italian rockers were so inspired by the Motion City Soundtrack album that they borrowed its title as … Continue reading Introducing: My Dinosaur Life
One of the most exciting bands we discovered last year was Reading rap-rockers The Final Clause of Tacitus. I’m delighted that our former New Band of the Week from exactly … Continue reading EP Review: The Final Clause of Tacitus – Not Like The Rest
Ten years ago I began my fledgling journalism career as a junior reporter in the sleepy Gloucestershire hills of the Cotswolds. The idyllic village of Chipping Campden was one of … Continue reading Introducing: Brixton Alley
Last night we were treated to two great bands of contrasting rock styles as Courage My Love and Chapter And Verse took to Borderline in central London. This was my … Continue reading Gig Review: Courage My Love & Chapter And Verse at Borderline
Four bands with contrasting variations of rock put on a great show at Lounge 666 in Archway, north London, as The Dead XIII headlined alongside City of Ashes, As Sirens … Continue reading Gig Review: The Dead XIII, City of Ashes, As Sirens Fall & PINUP