LIVE REVIEW: Frank Turner reminds us of the good times at The Clapham Grand

The singer-songwriter played a socially-distanced pilot show in South London last Friday.  So before we start getting into the details, here’s a little warning: This may get a tad emotional (when we say a tad, we mean a lot, like as in a shedload), and no we won’t apologise for it. First live review after…

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High Fives with… Not Ur Girlfrenz

Our favourite pop-rock trio talked to us about their UK tour with Bowling For Soup.  Teen Texas outfit Not Ur Girlfrenz have been on a whirlwind of a year in 2019, playing Warped Tour, touring with mentors Bowling For Soup (twice) and releasing banger after banger. Just last month, they released a brand new track,…

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The Menzingers make us fall in love (again) at O2 Forum Kentish Town

Whether it was your first time seeing the Pennsylvania outfit or the 100th – we all fell in love with The Menzingers.  Having released their stellar sixth studio album Hello Exile via Epitaph Records last fall, The Menzingers had us at hello (excuse the pun). From the first play of Hello Exile we could not wait to experience it…

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The ultimate pop-punk party – Bowling For Soup, Simple Plan + Not Ur Girlfrenz at O2 Academy Brixton

Roses are red, violets are blue, we spent Valentine’s Day with Bowling For Soup.  As far as parties go, Bowling For Soup pretty much got it nailed. Having invited Canadian pop-punk heavyweights Simple Plan and fierce Texas pop-rock trio Not Ur Girlfrenz, this night kept its promise of being the best way to spend Valentine’s…

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Dave & Tim Hause play magical night at Union Chapel

A magical night with our favorite Philly brothers at London’s most stunning venue.  Dave Hause and his brother Tim are always such an absolute treat. While we’re more used to seeing them perform with full band The Mermaid, this tour was a very special one. The pair played a handful of unique venues across Europe…

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Breather celebrate the release of their debut EP in London with In The Cards

On the day of the release of Breather’s debut EP The Blue, the band played Soho venue The Social with stellar support from In The Cards.  It was a big day for promising new British band Breather – celebrating the release of their debut EP The Blue at London’s The Social, the band proved just why they’re one…

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Young States impress at Water Rats

The band celebrate the release of their recent single Stand Alone with a show in central London Young States’ first incarnation started off when lead vocalist Georgia was just 17. The band released two hook-laden EP’s with Down To You and Past Truths / Present Lies. Eventually, the band decided to take some time out and when they regrouped half of…

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Tal Wilkenfeld lights up Ronnie Scott’s

The Australian singer-songwriter brought her latest solo record Love Remains to the UK.  Earlier this year, Tal Wilkenfeld released the follow-up to her 2007 debut solo record with Love Remains. The 10-song collection explores love, loss, and life through a poetic blend of Tal’s lyrics, storytelling and masterful musicianship. In November she then made the trip to this little…

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Grunge isn’t dead, it just doesn’t want to be your friend

Celebrating the release of their recent record Vulture Culture, Irish grunge outfit Fangclub rocked Camden Assembly.  2019 has been a huge year for Fangclub – not only did they release their sophomore record in July and spent their summer playing the festival circuit, Fangclub have also just recently supported Metallica at their Slane Castle show. So…

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Frank Iero & Laura Jane Grace deliver the punk tour of the year

If there was ever a co-headline tour we needed, it sure was this one.  One of the most exciting tours to happen in 2019, Laura Jane Grace And The Devouring Mother’s hit the road with Frank Iero and the Future Violents and Mobina Galore in August. “Over the moon to bring the songs of Bought…

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