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LVL UP: Think Tank Underground, Newcastle – live review

A stellar line up topped off by the brilliant LVL UP, with their constant twists and turns leaving us aghast at their brilliance.

The Shins: O2 Academy Glasgow – live review

The Shins headline a stellar line up at Glasgow's O2 Academy, their set spans their career and has everyone in full voice throughout.

Meat Wave: The Incessant – album Review

Harsher emotions crash on Meat Wave’s forceful follow up to 2015’s Delusion Moon.

Menace Beach: Cluny, Newcastle – live review

An awesome set from fuzz guitar masters Menace Beach as they tare the roof off the Cluny, a true show of their power.

Unqualified Nurse Band: Debasement Tapes – album review

An incredible debut from Derby's Unqualified Nurse Band as they traverse genres with ease and create a sonic masterpiece.

Thee Oh Sees: Leeds Uni Stylus – live review

The Oh Sees thrill a sold out crowd in Leeds and we're left completely mesmerised by the synchronicity of the bands two drummers.

Nervous Twitch: Don’t Take My TV – album review

Don’t Take My TV, the second long-player from fun-loving Leeds four-piece Nervous Twitch, was first released in cassette form back in February. Odd Box Records have now seen fit to grant this vital indie-pop document the status it undoubtedly deserves, and reissued it on instantly collectible clear vinyl.

Thee Oh Sees: A Weird Exits – album review

Thee Oh Sees first studio album this year and their first with two drummers, A Weird Exits is everything we could of hoped for!

Squirrel Records Presents: Nuts & Vaults – album review

Squirrel Records, Indie-pop, punk rock, Compilation, double CD, album review, Glenn Airey. Venerable punk rock and indie label Squirrel is calling it a day after hitting 45 (well, nearly).

Primavera Sound: Day Three – festival review

Primavera seem to have saved the best until last, with two legends both putting on awe-inspiring sets and Ty Segall rounding things off!

T.O.Y.S: SICKS – album review

T.O.Y.S album review SICKS Odd Box Records After three cracking EPs, indie-pop experimentalists T.O.Y.S present a keyboards-driven long-player full of tunes for the head, heart and feet. Glenn Airey enjoys the fun and games.

Evolution Emerging – Festival Review

Venues around Newcastle plays host to some of the finest bands and artists the North East has to offer and proves how incredible the scene is right now!





Flight Brigade: Chased By Wolves – album review

Seven-piece Flight Brigade deliver their second album that combines some of the familiar with a glossier eighties vibe.

Sound City Ipswich 2019 – preview

Sound City Ipswich takes place on Friday 4 October. Keith Goldhanger will be attending. Hosting...

LIFE : A Picture of Good Health – album review

LIFE - A Picture of Good Health (Afghan Moon/PIAS) Out 20th September CD/LP/DL/Streaming A Picture of Good...

Win tickets and more for London Tattoo Convention

To celebrate the 15th anniversary addition of the UK’s biggest and best-loved The London Tattoo Convention, London’s Tobacco Dock on 27th-28th-29th September 2019 is giving one of Louder Than Wars readers as change to winner a Golden Ticket for the event – worth £300.

Jason and the Scorchers |Kentucky Headhunters |Dan Baird and Homemade Sin: O2 Ritz, Manchester – live review

Jason & The Scorchers | The Kentucky Headhunters |Dan Baird & Homemade Sin O2 Ritz,...