Monday, September 23, 2019


Superhand: American Teeth – album review

Superhand have undoubtedly created one of the finest long players of the year

Kobadelta: Open Visions – EP review

Indie Rock five piece return with a new EP. Louder Than War’s Paul Scott-Bates reviews.

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba: Ba Power – album review

Ba Power is a great album and probably Kouyate’s finest to date deserving all the accolade that it will surely attract.

Seasick Steve: O2 Academy, Newcastle – live review and photo review

Seasick Steve is truly one in a million as he effortlessly demonstrates that this evening, as he treats us to an incredible evening of incredible music.

Matthew E White: Sage, Gateshead – live review

The hugely talented Matthew E White arrives in Gateshead with an incredible new album in Fresh Blood, yet he transforms songs old and new in this beguilingly wonderful evening of music.

Vintage Trouble: Academy 2, Manchester – live review

Vintage Trouble played Academy 2 in Manchester last night, Louder Than War's Nigel Carr and David Gleave were there to capture the event

Recent Ace Records Releases by Ian Johnston – March 2015

Ian Johnston brings us his latest round-up of vital releases from Ace Records, probably the best re-issue label in the world.

Niall Kelly: Not Sleeping – album review

London based Irish musician Niall Kelly has just released his second solo album, a solid Americana record with a Celtic twist.

Samba Toure: Gandadiko – album review

Toure’s guitar playing throughout is accomplished and ever changing, a true talent in todays World music scene.

Ian Skelly | Purple Heart Parade: The Night and Day Cafe, Manchester – live review

Ian Skelly | Purple Heart Parade The Night and Day Cafe, Manchester 27th November 2014 The recent subject of an unsuccessful abatement notice, Manchester's iconic Night &...

Dan Baird and Homemade Sin: Bush Hall, London – live review

Dan Baird and Homemade Sin make their annual visit to London town to play a sold out show at Bush Hall.

Eureka Machines: Camden Barfly – live review

Eureka Machines Camden Barfly November 14, 2014 Camden Barfly sees a capacity crowd grace its floor for Eureka Machines. Louder Than War's Martin Haslam was once again...





David J ‘Missive To An Angel From The Halls Of Infamy And Desire’ : album review

What is blindingly obvious whilst listening to this album is the astounding quality of the musicianship and the song writing, David J has suggested recently that he feels this record is his “little masterpiece” its not, its his BIG masterpiece!

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds announce surprise new album

Right out of the blue Nick Cave has announced a new album, Ghosteen, which will be released next week.

Hatari : Station Narva Festival : Sept 2019 : Live Review

. What better place to see the new leaders of perfect perv dark energy death disco pop - the industrial goth fused dark energy of Iceland’s Hatari says John Robb.

Spear Of Destiny @ Gorilla, Manchester – live review

Spear Of Destiny Gorilla, Manchester Saturday 21st September 2019 Spear Of Destiny celebrate 35 years of One...

Fader: In Shadow – album review

Electronic, pop and experimental – it’s all here.