Album Review: Boston Manor – GLUE

Boston Manor push the boundaries with their new release GLUE.  Out this Friday, 1 May 2020, via Pure Noise Records, GLUE sees Blackpool rockers Boston Manor once again share a record that fuzzes out the lines between what some people believe rock should or shouldn’t be. GLUE is intriguing, it’s messy in the best sense and it is…

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The Tours That Never Were fundraiser launched

Buy some sick merch to support underground bands – simple as that.  As we all know, COVID-19 has resulted in many of the UK’s most hard-working underground touring acts being forced to cancel or reschedule tours – resulting in loss of income, and other financial losses due to non-refundable bookings and other expenses. Each tour…

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Bowling For Soup release ‘When The Angels Sing’

The Social Distortion cover is the latest in the band’s ongoing series.  The global pandemic can’t stop celebrated pop-punk vets Bowling For Soup from releasing new music for fans. Today, the band has released their latest cover track, and this time they’ve chosen the classic When The Angels Sing from revered So-Cal legends Social Distortion. Explaining…

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2000trees is moving to 2021

Though it may look like festival season 2020 isn’t happening, we will sure make 2021 all the better! Unfortunately due the ongoing global situation, 2000trees have had to postpone their 2020 edition to next year. The new dates are 8-10 July 2021, and we for one, as gutted as we are, cannot wwait for 2021…

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Music Venue Trust launch #SAVEOURVENUES campaign

Because our venues need to be saved, and they need to be saved now.  Music Venue Trust has announced #saveourvenues, a new national campaign to save hundreds of grassroots music venues at imminent risk of being closed down – permanently. Without these independent venues the live music scene in the UK will die. These grassroots…

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Avril Lavigne releases re-titled and re-recorded Charity Single ‘We Are Warriors’.

Net proceeds to be donated to Project Hope’s Relief efforts benefitting workers on the front lines. In light of the current global COVID-19 health crisis, eight-time Grammy-nominated pop rock icon Avril Lavigne released today a re-recorded, new version of the track Warrior from her sixth studio album Head Above Water, fittingly re-titling it We Are Warriors. Coinciding with…

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Larkin Poe drop new single ‘Keep Diggin”

The band’s new album Self Made Man is out on 12 June.  GRAMMY® Award-nominated sister duo Larkin Poe have released their brand new single Keep Diggin‘, the latest track from their new album, SELF MADE MAN. “Some songs feel like they want to be written; they almost seem to spin together of their own accord like a…

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Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit release stunning new track ‘Dreamsicle’

Taken from the forthcoming album Reunions, out 15 May. Four-time Grammy Award winner Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit have released ‘Dreamsicle’, the 4th track to be taken from their exceptional new album Reunions – out 15 May on Thirty Tigers. In this widely relatable look at children surviving divorce, Isbell leans on vivid imagery…

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Album Review: The Used – Heartwork

For their new record, The Used enlisted some high-profile friends and delivered a record we won’t stop playing.  This Friday, Utah emo icons The Used are dropping their new album Heartwork via Big Noise/Hassle Records. In the 16-track piece Bert McCracken and band examine their own mortality, as well as life itself and the full spectrum of…

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Knuckle Puck announce new album 20/20

Plus, get another taster of the new record with new single RSVP.  Chicago’s own Knuckle Puck – vocalist Joe Taylor, guitarist/vocalist Nick Casasanto, guitarist Kevin Maida, drummer John Siorek, and bassist Ryan Rumchak – will release their third full-length album 20/20 via Rise Records. The record was produced by Seth Henderson (State Champs, Real Friends)…

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