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Bearded Theory 2020 – festival preview including Patti Smith, Flaming Lips and many more

Bearded Theory 2020 - festival preview COVID-19 UPDATE 20th MARCH 2020 Bearded Theory is postponed until September 10th to 13th 2020, full details including the revised...

RVG: Feral – album review

RVG: Feral (Fire Records) CD | LP | DL Out 24th April 2020 Melbourne's RVG return with their second album, a shimmering garage-pop record with doses of...

Suzie Stapleton: Blood On The Windscreen – single review

Single Review Suzie Stapleton: Blood On The Windscreen (self-released via AWAL) DL only (available here) Released on 16 March 2020 The great emerging new talent from Australia that is...

Nada Surf: Academy 3, Manchester – live review

Nada Surf Academy 3, Manchester 13th March 2020 As Brooklyn’s very own masters of melodic power pop, Nada Surf, dropped into Manchester on their current European tour,...

An interview with Brian Shea of wit-pop newcomers Idiot Blur Fanboy

"Oasis are one of the most turgid leaden dull bland bands to ever grace (if grace is the right word) the worlds musical stage."

Johanna Glaza: Exile – album review

Discover her world and you’ll probably never want to leave again.

Dropkick Murphys to livestream their upcoming St Patricks Day gig in bid to beat the virus

A recent Louder Than War idea about live streaming gigs in a bid to beat the bug has had a massive reaction. All over...

Genesis P. Orridge RIP

Genesis P. Orridge has died after a long battle against leukemia. The visionary, driving force behind Throbbing Gristle (all their albums reviewed here) has passed...

Tales from the red zone : a blog from living in the Coronavirus lockdown in Italy.

Fabio Pasquarelli  is an Italian friend of Louder Than War. An avid music fan we often see him at membranes gigs when we play...

Gig Preview – Def Robot / Adventures Of Salvador / Four Candles -the Salty Dog, Northwich, 20 March 2020

Wayne AF Carey brings together 3 great bands that have caught the interest of Louder Than War. A triple bill of punk attitude!

Will Hodgkinson – Roof Dog: A Short History of the Windmill – book review

Will Hodgkinson Roof Dog: A Short History of the Windmill Out Now! 9/10 Rough Trade Books Size really doesn't matter. Roof Dog: A Short History of the Windmill is the...

Stereophonics: Manchester Arena – live photo review

Stereophonics Manchester Arena March 13th 2019 Louder Than War photographer Michael Bond, captured Stereophonics on the Manchester leg of their European tour, promoting their 11th studio album...





Cold Water Swimmers: We Are Building A Spaceship – EP review

Cold Water Swimmers go all weird by only releasing 81 copies of their first physical release. Wayne Carey finds out why.

Romy Vager (RVG) – interview

As the Australian quartet RVG gear up to release their second album, Feral, Nathan...

The Chats: High Risk Behaviour – Album Review

The Chats High Risk Behaviour Bargain Bin Records CD/LP/DL all platforms Buy album here Throughout the great history of...

Listen to This! Ireland’s Skyfever Return With New Single The Wait

Irish rocker Skyfever return with the emotionally charged new single The Wait.

Listen to This! Louder Than War Favourites Blackelvis Return With Second Single of the Year l4Yl

Cardiff funk rockers Blackelvis return with L4YL, their second single of the year. Effortlessly fusing...