Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Latest News

WATCH! Exclusive new song from L’EPEE – ANTON NEWCOMBE, EMMANUELLE...

Of course this was always going to a great experience. Anton never lets you down and the second single taken from their album, Ghost Rider’ is tripped out lysergic ooze and a wonderful suspension of belief

Antifolk pioneer Lach – Emergency Aid Benefit

Louder Than War has log championed the Antifolk founder and pioneer Lach, the Brooklyn-born singer-songwriter and cultural provocateur who created the Antihoot at New...

Cerebros Exprimidos: Las Maquetas 1985 – 1988 – album review

Cerebros Exprimidos - Las Maquetas 1985 - 1988 (Punkaway) CD Out Now The demos by Mallorcan hardcore...

Metronomy: The O2 Institute, Birmingham – live review

Metronomy The o2 Institute, Birmingham November 16th 2019 Metronomy bring the UK leg of their successful ‘Metronomy...

CATEGORIES

Antifolk pioneer Lach – Emergency Aid Benefit

Louder Than War has log championed the Antifolk founder...

Earth: Gorilla, Manchester – live review

Earth & Helen Money Gorilla, Manchester 11th November 2019 The pioneers of...

Factory Records 40th anniversary exhibition curated by Trevor Johnson

Renowned Factory Records graphic designer Trevor Johnson has recently...

Watch This! Feral Five unveil blistering Ego video directed by Dan Conway

EGO is a dynamic electro tune of power and desire, a take down and take over of monster egos everywhere

Lacuna Coil: SWX, Bristol – live review

Lacuna Coil at SWX Bristol 15th November 2019. Elliot Simposon reviwes Lacuna Coil at SWX for louder than war with photography by Michael Brumby.

Twisted Wheel: O2 Ritz, Manchester – live photo review

Twisted Wheel | The Scuttlers O2 Ritz, Manchester 15th November...

ALBUM REVIEWS

Cerebros Exprimidos: Las Maquetas 1985 – 1988 – album review

Cerebros Exprimidos - Las Maquetas 1985 - 1988 (Punkaway) CD Out Now The demos by Mallorcan hardcore...

Deja Vega: Deja Vega – album review

One of the albums of the year gets the once over from Wayne AF Carey. A promising debut which will stun your senses.

Linval Thompson & The Revolutionaries – Negra Love Dub/Outlaw Dub – album review

Linval Thompson & The Revolutionaries - Negra Love Dub/Outlaw Dub Doctor Bird CD/DL Released 15th November 2019 Twofer...

The Pukes: Never Mind the Buffet – Album review

The Pukes - Never Mind the Buffet (Hoo Ha) CD Out Now It seems like The Pukes...

FESTIVALS

Mirrors Festival 2019: London – live review

Mirrors Festival has relocated to Camden Town. Keith Goldhanger visits all six venues and reports from this one-day event. The days of visiting churches, chapels...

Kaltern Pop Festival 2019 – live review

Kaltern Pop 2019: an innovative and imaginative festival in the beautiful South Tyrol, featuring Shortparis and Lewsberg.

Photo Reviews

Earth: Gorilla, Manchester – live review

Earth & Helen Money Gorilla, Manchester 11th November 2019 The pioneers of the doom metal scene return to Manchester for the fifth instalment of the 'Season of...

Twisted Wheel: O2 Ritz, Manchester – live photo review

Twisted Wheel | The Scuttlers O2 Ritz, Manchester 15th November 2019 Manchester's favourite lads Twisted Wheel fresh from supporting Liam Gallagher, took to the stage at...

Book Reviews

Outside View: The Secret Life of a Teenage Punk Rocker: Andy Blade – book review

Book Review Outside View: The Secret Life of a Teenage Punk Rocker:  The Andy Blade Chronicles  - Andy Blade (Days Like Tomorrow Books) Hardback  (254 pages) Out...

The Ballad Of Jethro Tull – Book Review

The Ballad Of Jethro Tull - a pretty thorough account of the history of one of Britain’s iconic bands in their own words.

LIVE REVIEWS

Metronomy: The O2 Institute, Birmingham – live review

Metronomy The o2 Institute, Birmingham November 16th 2019 Metronomy bring the UK leg of their successful ‘Metronomy Forever’ tour to a euphoric close in Birmingham. Louderthanwar’s Christopher...

Earth: Gorilla, Manchester – live review

Earth & Helen Money Gorilla, Manchester 11th November 2019 The pioneers of the doom metal scene return to Manchester for the fifth instalment of the 'Season of...

Lacuna Coil: SWX, Bristol – live review

Lacuna Coil at SWX Bristol 15th November 2019. Elliot Simposon reviwes Lacuna Coil at SWX for louder than war with photography by Michael Brumby.

Twisted Wheel: O2 Ritz, Manchester – live photo review

Twisted Wheel | The Scuttlers O2 Ritz, Manchester 15th November 2019 Manchester's favourite lads Twisted Wheel fresh from supporting Liam Gallagher, took to the stage at...

The Amazons: Academy, Manchester – live photo review

The Amazons Academy, Manchester November 16th 2019 Louder Than War photographer Michael Bond, captured The Amazons at a sold out Academy in Manchester as part of their...

Tinariwen: Trinity, Bristol – live review

Tinariwen Trinity, Bristol 12th November 2019 The terrific desert blues of Tuareg troubadours Tinariwen entrances a sell-out Bristol crowd, Elfyn Griffith scales the dunes... When the blues...

INTERVIEWS

Nightingales: No Love Lost – Vinyl reissue reviewed

Album Review Nightingales - No Love Lost  Limited Edition Double Vinyl / DL  Available to download and pre-order vinyl 15 November 2019 10/10 Fantastic reissue from 'King Rocker' Robert...

Tim Bowness / no-man: interview

Tim Bowness talks to us about the new no-man album Love You To Bits that finds him once again working with Steven Wilson.

NEW ARTISTS

Deja Vega: Deja Vega – album review

One of the albums of the year gets the once over from Wayne AF Carey. A promising debut which will stun your senses.

False Heads: Fall Around – single review

Louder Than War favourites False Heads return with the first taste of material from their forthcoming debut album.

Film Reviews

Werewolf – film review

Werewolf (2018) Director: Adrian Panek Cast: Kamil Polnisiak, Sonia Mietielica, Nicolas Przygoda, Run Time: 88 minutes Subtitles: English (optional) Format: Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) Release Date: 18...

The African Queen – film review

The African Queen (1951) Director: John Huston Cast: Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn Run Time: 105 minutes Format: Blu-ray Release Date: 18 November 2019 9/10 Jamie Havlin takes a look at...

SINGLE REVIEWS

Hudsun – Retrograde – single review

Hudsun launches latest epic Retrograde, which debuted at the Antic’s Sacred Trinity gig back in April. Nigel reviews for Louder Than War.

The Battery Farm: I Am A Man – single review

Manchester's The Battery Farm continue their diatribe against modern society with hard-hitting new single I Am A Man, a gut-punching slice of Doom Punk.

False Heads: Fall Around – single review

Louder Than War favourites False Heads return with the first taste of material from their forthcoming debut album.

Hey Bulldog: Death And Greed – single review

Hey Bulldog bring out their new single Death And Greed, another superb combination of wild, heavy music and excellent lyrics.