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Ultrasound: Real Britannia – Guest review by Jay Stansfield (All Hail Hyena)

I’ve never seen them live (yet) but I would imagine they are awesome to watch if this album is anything to go by.

Band of Skulls: Camden Roundhouse, London – live photo review

Band of Skulls Camden Roundhouse, London 26th October 2016 Band of Skulls recently rolled into the big smoke and Paul Grace was there to capture the action. Southampton's...

Augustines: Newcastle University – live review

Augustines entertain a packed crowd with one last hurrah in Newcastle, but we can only lament on what could have been!

Black Foxxes: Power Rock Played Loud!

Black Foxxes I'm Not Well CD/LP/DL Available Now rating 9/10 For years we have been told that British rock music is dead.  One listen to Black Foxxes on...

Monster Truck | Nickelback: Sheffield Arena – live review

Saturday night and the Sheffield Arena is pretty much packed, even way up in those really high seats where you risk altitude sickness and the stage looks like a Lego re-enactment. Not surprising you might think given that Nickelback are one of the biggest draws in the music industry – but it’s only 7.30 and they won’t be around for an hour and a half yet. All these people are here for their fellow Canadians, Monster Truck.

DD Allen: Just Like The Old Days – video premiere

DD Allen Just Like The Old Days Video Premiere Available October 28th  British singer-songwriter DD Allen has announced the release of his new single ‘Just Like The Old Days’ available to purchase...

Estrons & The Bay Rays: Think Tank, Newcastle – live review

Two of the most hyped new bands take to the road and Estrons truly blow us away with their incredible ferocity!

Bernaccia: Growl Peace Belief – album review

Growl Peace Belief is an impressive long-playing debut

Home Gathering: Hoults Yard, Newcastle – festival review

The Unthanks curate an incredibly eclectic line up, from exciting party bands to the best in folk and classical this weekend has it all!

Preoccupations: Preoccupations – album review

Preoccupations  - Preoccupations (Flemish Eye/Jagjaguwar) CD/LP/Cassette/DL 9/10 Preoccupations move past the controversy surrounding their former name through dark and dreamy post-punk on their latest. Louder Than War's Lisa Sookraj reviews. While a self-titled release can...

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.





OMD: Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth – live review

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth 19th November 2019 The opulent Art Deco stylings of...

Calva Louise: Interlude For The Borderline Unsettled EP – review

Manchester based power pop grunge trio return with a space themed EP of tunes. Wayne AF Carey listens.

Various Artists – New York Graffiti – album review

Various Artists - New York Graffiti RPM 4CD/DL Released 22nd November 2019 Boxset subtitled 1619-1750 Broadway An Independent...

The Zips: Huh? – album review

The Zips - Huh? (Tenement Toons) Out Now DL/Ltd CD One of Scotland’s best loved punk bands return...

In depth interview with The Zips – Glasgow’s first ever punk band (arguably)

The Zips were one of the first punk bands in Glasgow, forming in 1977. Their fourth album is out soon. This is their story. In depth interview.