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Video premiere: Geraint Watkins – Rush Of Blood

Video premiere of the new single from Godfather of UK Americana, Geraint Watkins, Rush Of Blood, ahead of the album of the same name.

Post Brexit UK bands may have to pay VAT and import duty on all merch before leaving the country

Brexit was never going to be easy on touring bands and as we lurch uncomfortably towards the Halloween exit date all manner of potential...

KOYO – new single, Circles and tour news

Louder Than War favourites, Leeds band KOYO, reveal new single Circles and announce a run of UK tour dates.

JOHN – interview

Crystal Palace based two-piece JOHN release their new album, Out Here On The Fringes, on the 4th October. They've gained huge support from BBC...

ARGH KiD: Derelict Dreams – EP Review – stunning new Manc hip hop Movies For The Ears…

Dave Scott takes on the mantle as our new Manc hip hop street poet hero with a band to back him that fucks up any tag you can lump him with... Wayne AF Carey gets fucked up by the best sounds of the year going

I read the news today, oh boy… God Save the Queen?

I read the news today, oh boy...   It is this day ordered by Her Majesty in Council that the Parliament be prorogued on a day...

Black Doldrums Release Brand New Single – LTW Premier

Louder Than War are pleased to premiere exclusively the new single from the capitals awe-inspiring shoegaze duo Black Doldrums. ‘Mae’s Desire’ is inspired by...

Former Bucks Fizz and Eurovision winner to stand for the Brexit Party…

We are shocked to hear that one of the major talents in UK pop culture and one of the leading voices of a generation, former singer with Eurovision winners Bucks Fizz, Jay Aston Colquhounis, has been selected as a candidate for the Brexit Party.

Steve Hackett (Genesis) – interview

Legendary singer, songwriter, and lead guitarist from the iconic band Genesis,  Steve Hackett has just announced the pending release of a CD + digipak...

The 1975 accused of ‘subcultural appropriation’ by punk community

The 1975 accused of ‘subcultural appropriation’ by punk community Some major players from the 1976 Punk Rock generation have condemned best-selling pop band The 1975...

Bleek Noir: new single and EP – news

Check out the Don't Stay Away single from Bleek Noir along with news of the upcoming Throw Yourself Inside EP.

Michael Eavis teases that a ‘big big band will reform’ for this years Piltdown Party – who can it be?

They're a big, big band who are reforming just for this. They've got loads of hit records and they're going to be absolutely great, I can't wait to see them.





Win tickets for the Scotland Calling Festival 2020

Win tickets for the Scotland Calling Festival 2020 Its cold, its wet, its January, arguably...

Major exhibition of great images from key Manchester photographer announced

David Gleave's stark black and whites really capture the grit of a city that is fast forwarding into a different future as it morphs from the post industrial city to the post punk city

CHECK MASSES release debut single – edgy take on Massive Attack/Gorillaz listen here

Sitting somewhere in that bricolage world of TV on the Radio, David Holmes, David Lynch, Ennio Morricone, Massive Attack, Gorillaz the song is a catchy and compulsive slice of 21st century pop but with a post punk edge.

Alien Tango: Dalston Victoria, London – live review

Alien Tango Dalston Victoria, London 10th January 2020 Alien Tango caught the attention of Keith Goldhanger at...

DARWIN ‘SO FEW COMETS’ Album Review : ‘brilliant eclectic atmospheric release with Bauhaus connections’

A music that matches the the devastation caused by the raging fires in 2017 that left the beautiful Californian landscape mirroring a barren, desolate, bare, lifeless backdrop