REVIEW: State Champs are The Kings Of The New Age

New York outfit State Champs prove just how much fun a pop-punk show can be Ain’t no party like a State Champs party that is one hill we are happy to die on. Fresh off releasing their incredible new record Kings Of The New Age, the NY-based band took over London’s Electric Ballroom for an…

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REVIEW: Slam Dunk’s return marks the rise of alternative music

Kicking off a glorious festival season, Slam Dunk 2022 was the group therapy we all needed. It was almost like the weather gods saw all the excited elder emos and alternative kids waiting at the gates of Slam Dunk South and thought we can’t give them a rainy day. And almost as soon as the…

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Check out As Sirens Fall’s new track

Emerging from the grit of Northern England, AS SIRENS FALL bring their unique brand of genre-bending alternative rock, paired up with an unmistakable, rocket-fuel energy and unforgettable lyrics. Carving out a space entirely their own, the self-ascribed ‘Aggressive Pop’ band paint with all the musical colours they can get their hands on. Mikey, Adam, Jason…

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The Faim release new single Me Because Of You

Australian rock band The Faim share their new single “Me Because Of You”. The self-produced track will appear on the band’s forthcoming album Talk Talk out July 8 via BMG. “‘Me Because of You’ was written about embracing change and letting go of a past version of yourself,” says bassist and keyboardist Stephen Beerkens. “The…

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Neck Deep are back with a brand new single

Wrexham’s Neck Deep have returned with a huge new single, ‘STFU’, their first new music in two years, following 2020’s UK Top 5 album, ‘All Distortions Are Intentional’ – and their first self-released music in a decade, since the band’s original demos. Recorded with Andrew Wade, who last worked with the band on 2015’s, ‘Life’s…

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Petrol Girls expand their Pro-Choice efforts

In light of the recent events in the U.S., Europe and the UK, Petrol Girls are expanding their pro-choice efforts. Today the feminist post-hardcore punk band have released a live video of their powerful and timely single ‘Baby, I Had An Abortion.’ The clip was filmed on an analogue video camera by Martyna Bannister during…

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Iron Maiden release their second official colouring book

Giving mindfulness a whole new metal meaning. Revealing the latest addition to the ever expanding range from UK independent publisher Rock N’ Roll Colouring – the second official colouring book from Iron Maiden, Heavy Metal’s most iconic, influential and groundbreaking band. Following on from the successful first Iron Maiden book launched at the end of…

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Real Friends drop new single

Illinois-based band REAL FRIENDS have released a brilliant new song ”Always Lose’ which is out now via Pure Noise Records. Speaking about the single – “To sum ‘Always Lose’ up lyrically for me, it’s a song about feeling unlovable & being faced with repeated failed attempts. I think over the years I have grown a…

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Deaf Havana set for long-awaited UK tour

Pop/rock outfit Deaf Havana have announced the long-awaited news of a UK headline tour! They will kick things off at Cardiff’s Tramshed on 8th November, making their way around stops in Nottingham, Manchester and at London’s Roundhouse on 12th November, before wrapping things up in Glasgow at SWG3 on 14th November. Deaf Havana are gearing…

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