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Cyndi Lauper – interview"
Louder Than War’s Eileen Shapiro speaks to singer, songwriter, producer, and LGBT activist, Cyndi Lauper about her forthcoming American tour with legendary singer Sir Rod Stewart. They chat about working with your idols, Cyndi’s work with the LGBTQ homeless community and writing the songs for forthcoming show Working Girl.
Paramore: O2 Apollo Manchester – photo review"
Paramore| Bleached O2 Apollo, Manchester 18th June 2017 Photographer Melanie Smith went along to capture American rock band Paramore at the sold out show in Manchester, in support of their latest release ‘After Laughter’, which has received critical acclaim in the press. It is the bands fifth studio album which has seen them put a […]
Rancid: Trouble Maker – album review"
Rancid – Trouble Maker (Epitaph) DL/CD/LP Out Now 6/10 Kings of Californian punk return with their ninth studio album, a record that trots more than it gallops. It’s difficult to know where to begin with Trouble Maker, the ninth album from Californian punk stalwarts Rancid. On the one hand, it’s everything we could want from […]
Michael P Cullen – interview"
Australian musician and spoken word artist Michael P Cullen has a distinct individual style that makes his work hard to categorise. He has just released his new single Black Dog with his band The Soul Searchers.Louder Than War’s Eileen Shapiro spoke to him about nerves when recording his Live at Lazybones EP, the promise of an album and tour next year and creating songs which take on a life of their own.
Pamphlet: You’re a stranger – Track review"
Living between Brighton and London, post punk outfit Pamphlet have released an EP Schezwan Sally. Ioan Humphreys reviews the lead track, You’re a Stranger, and finds a punchy, invigorating track that has excellent grunge overtones and hits the listner right between the eyes. Expect to hear more from this new band as they continue to make their mark on the current post punk scene.