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The Beatles: Get Back premiered on Disney Plus

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Directed by Peter Jackson, the documentary series tells the story behind The Beatles’ swan album Let It Be. During the recording sessions, Michael Lindsay-Hogg...

A new Bill to change the payment system for artists

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Photo by Jonathan Stewart/PA Kevin Brennan MP has presented a draft of the Copyright (Rights And Remuneration Of Musicians etc) Bill. The document regulates the...

The Beatles: Get Back premiered on Disney Plus

Directed by Peter Jackson, the documentary series tells the story behind The Beatles’ swan...

WATCH THIS : David Newton & Thee Mighty Angels: Winter Tragedy

David Newton & Thee Mighty Angels: Winter Tragedy (Self Released) D/L and Streaming Available from 10th December David...
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Louder Than War Launches Its Own Radio Station!

Louder Than War is thrilled to announce the launch of Louder Than War Radio. - a brand new station featuring its own presenters!

Albums of the year so far…

And so the summer solstice comes and goes and that time of the year arrives when we look back over some of the year's...

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The Beatles: Get Back premiered on Disney Plus

Directed by Peter Jackson, the documentary series tells the...

WATCH THIS : David Newton & Thee Mighty Angels: Winter Tragedy

David Newton & Thee Mighty Angels: Winter Tragedy (Self Released) D/L...

Shame: O2 Ritz Manchester – live photo review

ShameO2 Ritz Manchester24th November 2021 With the release of their...

Tankus The Henge: Scala, London – live review

Tankus The Henge Scala, London 24 November 2021 Tankus The Henge bring...

Anthrax: Serfs Out – album review – UK punks who had the name first release classic LP

Anthrax - Serfs Out (Grow Your Own) LP/CD/DL Released 26 November...

Matt Berry: Gather Up – Album Box Set Review

Matt Berry Gather Up box set Acid Jazz CD/DL available here Release date...

Inca Babies – Swamp Street Soul – album review

Inca Babies - Swamp Street Soul Black Lagoon Records Release Date;...

A new Bill to change the payment system for artists

Photo by Jonathan Stewart/PA Kevin Brennan MP has presented a...

Elbow: Night N Day, Manchester – live review

Elbow Night N Day, Manchester. 23rd November 2021 People always say...

David Christian And The Pinecone Orchestra: For Those We Met On The Way – album review

David Christian And The Pinecone Orchestra: For Those We...

ALBUM REVIEWS

Anthrax: Serfs Out – album review – UK punks who had the name first release classic LP

Anthrax - Serfs Out (Grow Your Own) LP/CD/DL Released 26 November 2021 In their first full length...

Matt Berry: Gather Up – Album Box Set Review

Matt Berry Gather Up box set Acid Jazz CD/DL available here Release date 26th November Matt Berry returns with...

Inca Babies – Swamp Street Soul – album review

Inca Babies - Swamp Street Soul Black Lagoon Records Release Date; 23rd November 2021 Buy from the LTW...

David Christian And The Pinecone Orchestra: For Those We Met On The Way – album review

David Christian And The Pinecone Orchestra: For Those We Met On The Way (Tapete Records) Vinyl...

Square Wild: The Tree-P – EP review

Square Wild: The Tree-P  CD | DL Out Now! 8.5/10 The eagerly anticipated thunderous first release from Manchester’s...

Various: City Walls 2 – A Southampton Compilation – album review

Various - City Walls 2 - A Southampton Compilation White Elephant Records 2CD Out Now New two-CD set...

Primitive Knot: A New Golgotha – album review

Primitive Knot: A New Golgotha (Phage Tapes) Download/ Cassette BUY HERE Out Now!   Primitive Knot returns with A New...

Barrie-James: Strange Desire – album review

Barrie-James: Strange Desire (Vacancy Records) CD | LP | DL Out Now Glasgow-based singer-songwriter Barrie-James brings his own...

FESTIVALS

All Points East Festival 2022 – headliners announced

All Points East 19th to 28th August 2022 Festival Preview There's a chill in the air today but we're ignoring it and thinking ahead to balmy...

Le Guess Who?, Utrecht – live review

Le Guess Who? - various venues, Utrecht, Netherlands 11th-14th November 2021 Adapt or die – the story of a festival continuing in the midst of a...

Photo Reviews

Shame: O2 Ritz Manchester – live photo review

ShameO2 Ritz Manchester24th November 2021 With the release of their second studio album Drunk Tank Pink back in January of this year, Shame have been...

Rats: Off the Square, Manchester – live review

Rats | Sterling | The Panamas Off The Square, Manchester 13th November 2021 Louder Than War photographer Kenny Brown captured Rats on the Manchester leg of their...

Book Reviews

The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music by Dave Grohl – book review

The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music By Dave Grohl (Simon & Schuster UK | Dey Street Books US) "I will always be 'that guy from Nirvana,'...

The Other Times of Caroline Tangent by Ivan D Wainewright – book review

The Other Times of Caroline Tangent: Ivan D Wainewright Grimsdyke Press Out Now Time travel and music collide in an enjoyable story that takes in some...

LIVE REVIEWS

Shame: O2 Ritz Manchester – live photo review

ShameO2 Ritz Manchester24th November 2021 With the release of their second studio album Drunk Tank Pink back in January of this year, Shame have been...

Tankus The Henge: Scala, London – live review

Tankus The Henge Scala, London 24 November 2021 Tankus The Henge bring their unique, genre-fluid repertoire and carnival-inspired show to London's Scala. Nils van der Linden joins...

Elbow: Night N Day, Manchester – live review

Elbow Night N Day, Manchester. 23rd November 2021 People always say "You couldn't write this" when witnessing something like tonight. Well, guess what? I'm fucking writing...

Faust perform Faust IV: Union Chapel, London – live review

Faust perform Faust IV Union Chapel, London 15 November 2021 Veteran krautrock experimentalists Faust perform their landmark album Faust IV in its entirety, nearly half a century...

Ren Harvieu: Hebden Bridge Trades Club – live review

Ren Harvieu Hebden Bridge Trades Club 21st November 2021 Salford songwriter Ren Harvieu was once tipped for the top, but after a long hiatus she...

Hedvig Mollestad Trio: Cafe OTO – live review

Hedvig Mollestad Trio Cafe OTO 18th November 2021 Fronted by the guitarist Hedvig Mollestad, the impressive trio from Norway is a highlight of the EFG London...

INTERVIEWS

Andy Summers: “We felt much more comfortable being new wave” – interview

Dan Volohov speaks to Andy Summers about writing and composing, Harmonics Of The Night, The Police and mental geography for Louder Than War

John 5: “If I was in the 40s, I couldn’t mess up” – interview

Dan Volohov talks to John 5 about the newest Sinner LP and challenging himself, ideas and playing live for Louder Than War

Talking Electronic Music and 808 State: Interview with Graham Massey

Graham Massey and 808 State have been back on tour in the UK since late September 2021, playing music from their recent album Transmission...

The Brand New Heavies: Andrew Levy – interview

The Brand New Heavies show no sign of slowing down whatsoever. Susan Sloan caught up with Andrew Levy to discuss all things Heavy.

NEW ARTISTS

The New Smu: November 2021

The New Smu: The best new artists in my inbox this month Discovering great new artists is one of the most exciting things about music...

Joe & The Shitboys – The Reson For Hardcore Vibes (Again) – album review

Joe & The Shitboys: The Reson For Hardcore Vibes (Again) (Self Released) D|L, Streaming and Ltd Vinyl Out Now Joe & The Shitboys, Faroese punk upstarts, have just released...

new band of the day :Champyun Clouds ‘mesmerising space pop from pals of the Sleaford Mods’

Although they sound nothing like Sleaford Mods, Champyun Clouds are pals with the Notts firebrands. Instead of the in your face poetic diatribe though...

T.E. Yates: Strange Weather EP Review

T.E. Yates: Strange Weather EP (Self Released) CD | DL | Streaming Out now   Diverse EP from moving centre stage sideman. You may not have heard of...

Film Reviews

Out Of The Blue – film review

Out Of The Blue (1980) Director: Dennis Hopper Cast: Linda Manz & Dennis Hopper Run Time: 96 mins Released on 2-disc Limited Edition Blu-ray, iTunes and Amazon Prime...

The Great Silence – film review

The Great Silence (1968) Director: Sergio Corbucci Cast: Jean-Louis Trintignant & Klaus Kinski Run time: 106 mins Language: Italian (with English audio option/subtitles) Format: Blu-ray Release Date: 22 November 2021 Jamie...

SINGLE REVIEWS

Nrvs: Breeders – Single Review

Nrvs: Breeders (Attawalpa Records) Streaming Out Now The mystery continues as anonymous dystopian outfit Nrvs release their latest single, Breeders, accompanied by a suitably sci-fi tinged visual. And...

The Shop Window: Lay Of The Land – Single Review

The Shop Window: Lay Of The Land (Self Released) DL | Streaming Out Now The Shop Window have just released the single Lay Of The Land, their first...

Tommy Lefroy: Vampires – Single Review

Tommy Lefroy: Vampires Out now Transatlantic duo Tommy Lefroy return with new single Vampires, another ethereal collaboration that crosses the ocean. After the release of their...

The Blue Carpet Band: B-Movie Boogie – single review

The Blue Carpet Band: B-Move Boogie (Bomber Music) The Blue Carpet Band get in the Halloween mood for their new single B-Movie Boogie and rip up...