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Watch This! Frenetic Irish Rockers Skyfever Drop New Single Kings

Dublin alt-rockers Skyfever drop frenetic and fuzz-soaked new single Kings.

Watch This! Sheffield Alt Rockers Your Life & Mine Wear Their Hearts on Their Sleeve on Latest Single Better End the Heartbreak

Sheffield-based alt-rockers Your Life & Mine wear their hearts on their sleeve in latest single Better End the Heartbreak. We caught up with them ahead of the release of their forthcoming debut EP, Emotions Aside.

New Artist of the Day: The Nile Deltas Talk Jam Sessions and Southern Rock

Midlands based southern rockers The Nile Deltas combine British rock with a distinctly American flavour. Louder Than War caught up with them ahead of the release of their forthcoming EP.

Blue Herons: Another Chance – news

French/Swiss collaboration creates dream pop with a late ‘80s Manchester vibe, from Blue Herons featuring Thierry Haliniak

Recessive Genes: Light Me Up – track review

Recessive Genes Light Me Up DL Self-released Out now Louder Than War’s Ioan Humphreys reviews another brilliant tune from Recessive Genes. I’m a massive fan of North London four piece...

An Evening With Peter Hook & The Light “Joy Division : A Celebration” Performing The Albums “Unknown Pleasures” & “Closer”

Commemorating four decades of the group’s and Ian Curtis’ continuing influence, Peter Hook & The Light are to perform two special concerts “Joy Division : A Celebration” at 02 Academy Brixton and 02 Apollo Manchester in May 2020.

Ben Crompton – Game Of Thrones – interview

English actor and standup comedian Ben Crompton portrays "Dolorous" Eddison Tollett in Game of Thrones, the hit HBO fantasy series currently enjoying its eighth and final outing on Sky TV. Rob Wilson interviews Ben for Louder Than War!

Josh Ritter: Fever Breaks – interview

Alt-Country/Americana singer and songwriter, Josh Ritter is about to unleash his newest album, "Fever Breaks", on April 26, 2019. "Fever Breaks" is Ritter's tenth studio album and is produced by Grammy Award winning musician Jason Isbell and features "The 400 Unit." The LP is a riveting and compelling canvas painted by the sad and scary state of our political, social, and human global climate.

The Longest Summer On Record (Volume One) : Various Artists (Raving Pop Blast!) Reviewed

Album Review The Longest Summer On Record (Volume One) - Various Artists (Raving Pop Blast) CD / DL / Vinyl  Out 5 May 2019 9/10 "A collection of songs...

Mott The Hoople: Manchester Academy – live review

A reformed Mott The Hoople with original members Ian Hunter, Aerial Bender and Morgan Fisher brought their 1974 show to Manchester’s Academy last night. John Robb reports back for Louder Than War with photos by Melanie Smith.

Drahla: Pyramid Estate – single review

Drahla Pyramid Estate DL Captured Tracks Out now Louder Than War’s Ioan Humphreys reviews the latest single from Drahla's forthcoming LP Drahla are due to release their latest LP Useless Coordinates...

An hour’s worth of music in preparation for Liverpool Sound City 2019

Sound City Liverpool Baltic Triangle 3rd to 5th May 2019 Liverpool Sound City is fast approaching. Keith Goldhanger throws a play list together featuring acts you may...





The Beatles announce reissue of all 46 singles

The Beatles will be with us for least they were good...

J. Warwick Sweeney: Hardy Tree A Doctor’s Bible – book review

J. Warwick Sweeney: Hardy Tree A Doctor's Bible Bracketpress Out Now Memoir of pioneering addiction therapist...

Throbbing Gristle announce more reissues

Throbbing Gristle announce the next phase of their reissues series with the release of Part Two: The Endless Not, TG Now and A Souvenir of Camber Sands, out on CD and limited edition vinyl on 13 December 2019.

WATCH THIS! The Murder Capital great new video for ‘More Is Less’ plus 2020 tour dates

LTW faves The Murder Capital have announced a new video for ‘More Is Less’ plus new European tour dates for 2020. The band’s acclaimed debut album ‘When I Have Fears’ (reviewed here on LTW) was top 20 in the UK and number 2 in Ireland and yet more evidence of the great musical era we are in the middle of.

Toxic cities are choking themselves to death – when are British cities going to sort out their transport problems?

Traffic jams that last for ever, toxic air, shit trains, broken infrastructure, and endless buses battling it out on one road...Manchester is quite literally choking itself to death.