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Crimedesk- Louder…..Faster – album review

Album Review Crimedesk - Louder..... Faster   (self released) CD/ DL  Out now. 8/10 Fife punk rock veterans with excellent new album. Joe Whyte reviews for LTW.   Crimedesk have been around...

Object Collection: It’s All True / Prisons For Profit – album review

Object Collection repurpose odds and ends from Fugazi’s live archive. It’s abrasive and funny – but the politics still hit hard, says Louder Than War’s Paul Margree.

HMLTD: Think Tank, Newcastle – live review

An incredible set from HMLTD, they prove why they're tipped for the big time as they take the roof off Think Tank tonight!

LIFE: Sage Gateshead – live review

A roaring start to LIFE's Autumn tour, the band once again proving why they're a force to be reckoned with as they blow us away!

Twisterella Festival, Middlesbrough – festival review

Another truly successful year at Middlesbrough's Twisterella festival as they once again put on a cracking festival with a wonderful selection of bands.

Slaughter II: Slaughter II – album review

Slaughter II release their eponymous album of new material – Nigel Carr reviews for Louder Than War.

Sleaford Mods: Northumbria University, Newcastle – live review

An impressive start to this leg of the duos tour, as they once again prove why they're one of the most exciting acts the UK has to offer!

Downtown Boys: Cost of Living – album review

Downtown Boys: Cost of Living (Sub Pop) LP | CD | DL Out now 9/10 Bilingual sax punks Downtown Boys tell us they’re here to “topple the white-cis-het hegemony and...

Shilpa Ray: Door Girl – Album review

Shilpa Ray sends us songs from New York on her new album. Mark Ray reviews for Louder Than War.

Frank Turner: Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle – live review

A stellar performance from the brilliant Frank Turner who blew away a packed crowd at the Metro Radio Arena.

The Bordellos: Life Love And Billy Fury – album review

Not everyone knows it yet but, everyone loves The Bordellos.

Primavera Sound Day Two 2017 – festival review

Another interstellar day at Primavera Sound, this time featuring the likes of the Descendents, The Make Up and the almighty Seaford Mods.





David Numwami: Beats – single review ‘Previously known to the francophone scene for his collaborations with Nicolas Godin and Charlotte Gainsbourg, Numwami attempts to...

In the music video supporting his second single Beats, a Brussels-based artist David Numwami is firmly skating along his creative path bravely leaving frustrations aside. Previously known to the francophone scene for his collaborations with Nicolas Godin and Charlotte Gainsbourg, Numwami attempts to step into the wider world with his new solo project.

Cost of American visas for touring bands massively increased

America closes the door on most post Covid British touring bands

LISTEN! Baby Shakes new single written with Damian and Billy from The Undertones

Baby Shakes are three gals and a guy from Brooklyn. Huge in Japan and Italy. Their glam rock stomp of a single is totally fantastic and written played and produced in Derry with Damian and Billy from The Undertones

Meet: Australia’s New Favourite Band, The Bonnie Doons

There are further musical inspirations such as Chili Peppers, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Mark Ronson and Eminem throughout the band creating an incredible mash up of funk, soul, rap, hip hop, funk and pop. 

The Damned reform original classic line up for 4 shows

The Damned have announced four very special shows with their classic original line up.