Monday, October 14, 2019

Latest News

Watch this! Geiger von Müller premieres sci-fi gloom video for...

As a result, we get a directness of ultra-psychedelic effect, sucking our nerves into a surreal sci-fi gloom

Paul Iwan buys Julian Cope’s broken guitar, restores it, then records...

Paul Iwan buys Julian Cope's broken guitar, restores it, then records and releases "Reward" Liverpool multi-instrumentalist Paul Iwan has just announced the release of his...

LTW band of the day! SparkleStars – ex Television Personalities member new project really shines

Television Personalities member, the legendary TexasBob Juarez has moved to LA and signed to Burger Records and celebrates this with the release of his Solo Project *SparkleStars*

Alice Cooper: Resorts World Arena, Birmingham – live review

Alice Cooper Resorts World Arena, Birmingham October 11th 2019 When Alice Cooper invites you to his castle...

CATEGORIES

Armoured Flu Unit: Crusading Nations – Album Review

Album Review  Armoured Flu Unit :  Crusading Nations  (Grow Your...

Brett Anderson: Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester – live interview

Brett Anderson Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester 10th October 2019 As Brett Anderson launches...

Black Flag: the Engine Rooms, Southampton – live review

Live Review Black Flag: the Engine Rooms, Southampton 11/10/2019 The Greg...

Watch this! Geiger von Müller premieres sci-fi gloom video for Toys In Ghettos

As a result, we get a directness of ultra-psychedelic effect, sucking our nerves into a surreal sci-fi gloom

The Lounge Bar Orchestra: Omeroyd Sound – EP review

The Lounge Bar Orchestra - Omeroyd Sound Fruits de Mer...

Girls In Synthesis: Arterial Movements – EP review

EP review Girls In Synthesis: Arterial Movements (X-Mist/In A Car)   Release...

ALBUM REVIEWS

Various Artists: Hardkore Dokument #1 – compilation EP review – A snapshot of some of the best UK hardcore punk

EP Review Various Artists - Hardkore Dokument #1 (TNS/Kibou) 7 inch Pre-orders from 4th January Released...

The Yawpers: Human Question – album review

The Yawpers prove American rock is far from dead on their fourth album, Human Question. LTW reviews.

Terrible Humans: Bedroom Demos – EP Review

Terrible Humans are one of Portmouth's newest indie bands. Sophie Sparham reviews their first release, Bedroom Demos.

Various – Electric Language: Independent British Synth Pop 78-84 – Album Review

Various - Electric Language - Independent British Synth Pop 78-84 Cherry Red 4CD Released 31st May 2019 4CD set...

FESTIVALS

Five* bands that we might see make their debut at Glastonbury in 2020 ?

When Idles were missing from the Glastonbury line up in 2017 Keith Goldhanger threw a bit of a strop, still had a great time...

Neighbourhood Festival – Manchester October 12 – preview

Preview for Manchesters Neighborhood festival taking place in Manchester this Saturday - October 12

Photo Reviews

The St. Pierre Snake Invasion x Cassels: The Lexington, London – live photo review

The St. Pierre Snake Invasion x Cassels The Lexington, London 30th September 2019 The St. Pierre Snake Invasion and Cassels hit the capital for a double whammy...

Book Reviews

Julie Hamill: Jackie – book review

“Little Julie Hamill, reading me her novel…” Reaction, Valerie Solanos & Me, 2018 Airdrie punks Reaction recently gave a mention to Julie, another Airdrie alumni...

Posters from Paddington Printshop – book review

Posters From Paddington Printshop is a beautiful book compiling long lost images published by Four Corners publishing. Released on 12th September with an exhibition held at London Print Studio. Matt Mead reviews the publication for Louder Than War.

LIVE REVIEWS

Alice Cooper: Resorts World Arena, Birmingham – live review

Alice Cooper Resorts World Arena, Birmingham October 11th 2019 When Alice Cooper invites you to his castle of horror, it’s damn near impossible to turn down the...

ILL Single Launch + Glove/GSY!PA/DJ Mix-Stress: live review

This was a gig with community and creativity at its heart – as three bands: Godspeed You! Peter Andre, Glove and ILL with their headlining single launch - came to the co-operative Manchester venue Partisan Collective, a tucked-away haven of talent located just off Cheetham Hill Road. This 12 October Saturday night was finalised with an immersive DJ set courtesy of DJ Mix-Stress.

Black Flag: the Engine Rooms, Southampton – live review

Live Review Black Flag: the Engine Rooms, Southampton 11/10/2019 The Greg Ginn/ Mike Vallely line-up of the legendary American Hardcore band tour the UK and go...

Looe Festival: Cornwall – live review

Fun Loving Criminals and Level 42 join strong local line up for revived festival on the beach with one of the best backdrops on the circuit

James Holt: The Deaf Institute – live review

Wayne AF Carey tones down the swearing for a mellow night of indie folk blues for once.

The St. Pierre Snake Invasion x Cassels: The Lexington, London – live photo review

The St. Pierre Snake Invasion x Cassels The Lexington, London 30th September 2019 The St. Pierre Snake Invasion and Cassels hit the capital for a double whammy...

INTERVIEWS

Brett Anderson: Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester – live interview

Brett Anderson Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester 10th October 2019 As Brett Anderson launches the second volume of his autobiography, Afternoons With The Blinds Drawn, Ian Corbridge joins the...

Slow Faction: One of England’s Best Punk Bands – interview

Slow Faction interview With a brilliant new album out now, Slow Faction are one of the country's best punk bands. Joe Whyte speaks to frontman...

NEW ARTISTS

LTW band of the day! SparkleStars – ex Television Personalities member new project really shines

Television Personalities member, the legendary TexasBob Juarez has moved to LA and signed to Burger Records and celebrates this with the release of his Solo Project *SparkleStars*

LTW band of the day : The Clockworks ‘angular and energetic Irish band are Alan McGees latest band’

A sprightly and angular gang of skinny youth from Ireland who deliver short sharp shock songs with a whiff of devilish eccentricity and high energy

Film Reviews

High Noon – film review

High Noon (1952) Director: Fred Zinnemann Cast: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Lloyd Bridges, Katy Jurado Format: Blu-ray Release Date: 16th September 2019 9/10   Jamie Havlin gives his thoughts on one...

Between the Darkness- film review

Between the Darkness (2019) Dir: Andres Rovira Cast: Nicole Moorea Sherman, Lew Temple, Tate Birchmore Runtime: 1 hour 36 minutes Release date: available to stream on all major platforms  Ally Davies...

SINGLE REVIEWS

Listen To This! Alex Rave: Good News – single review

Alex Rave releases new single, Good News. Will Metcalfe reviews for Louder Than War.

Watch This! Paris Street Rebels: Nightcrawler – Louder Than War Premiere

Paris Street Rebels Nightcrawler Stream/ DL Fife's Paris Street Rebels capture the manic debaucherous feel of those Saturday nights which would be etched into your memory if...

Gardenback: Laugh Out Loud – single review

Garden back have always had a quirky sound all their own and continue to bring out high quality tracks including latest single Laugh Out Loud.

Hey Bulldog: California – single review

Fast paced and vital, California the new single by Manchester's Hey Bulldog is an early Summer treat for psych/garage rock afficionados.