THANK GOD FOR GOD DAMN

*Guest Editor Pick After the fabulous anvil of an album ‘Vultures’ (2015) was, midlands duo God Damn return with a record no doubt of same weight, if not fatter. Thus, even more crushing… hold on to your heads folks! Blending a variety of heavy styles, there’s definitely a strong Melvins influence in the music. Pummelling […]

ALL ABOARD THE GRAVY BOAT AS KING SALAMI SAILS THE SEAS

After their recent television debut on BBC Four’s UK’s Best Part Time Band, King Salami and the Cumberland Three are hitting the road in what is sure to be a tour full of bangers! Mashing garage rock and old school rhythm and blues, the London four-piece are heading on a tour that will span the […]

SUMMER SLUMMIN’ TO HAVE A BLAST ACROSS THE UK

Featuring three of the label’s best and exciting Garage bands, Fuzzkill Records are releasing a split so you can rock all summer long. ‘Summer Slummin’ includes Abjects, Fruit Tones and Halfrican, hailing from London, Manchester and Glasgow respectively. With two tunes apiece, all three bands impress. It’s not anything too technical or complicated but at […]

CRYSTAL CASTLES CARRY ON WITHOUT GLASS

After the recent departure of enthusiastic singer Alice Glass, Crystal Castles have announced the details for their fourth album titled ‘Amnesty (I)’. Despite a recent spat between the two, Glass claiming her ex band mate was “manipulative”, Ethan Kath has elected to continue as CC. Due out on 19th August via Fiction Records, many hope […]

COWTOWN STREAM BLISTERING NEW SINGLE ‘TWEAK’

With their fourth album ‘Paranormal Romance’ set for release on 19th August, Cowtown unveil the brand new single “Tweak” in all its snot soaked glory. The Leeds trio produce a short but sweet song with lyrics involving the pounding of one’s brain and not being able to take it anymore. It’s another little tune about […]

SPOTIFY APPROVED SESSIONS FOR CAR SEAT HEADREST

Available now on probably the world’s most popular streaming site Spotify, Seattle outfit Car Seat Headrest have released a new sessions EP, recorded at 2016’s SXSW. Despite what opinions you may have of streaming sites or modern methods of music distribution, it’s worth biting your lip and at least getting a free trial to enjoy […]

BUSY SUMMER FOR MOTHERS WITH BIRTH OF EUROPEAN TOUR

Hailing from Athens, Georgia, birthplace of US Rock giants R.E.M., the critically acclaimed Mothers reveal 12 European live dates, including an appearance at Green Man Festival on 19th August. With the announcement of tour dates comes the opportunity to further your Mother’s education, by indulging in their debut album, ‘When You Walk A Long Distance […]

THIS CITY IS OURS ANNOUNCE A RELEASE SPLIT IN STYLE

‘Harmonic Sequence One’ is the new split EP from local label This City Is Ours Records, featuring the talents of Manchester’s own Jecht Rye and American, Depakote. Side A sees TCIOR co-founder Jecht Rye float though a trio of tracks comprised of psych-synth work and taste for live instrumentation. Whereas on Side B, Erik Lopez, […]

MANCHESTER MUSICIAN TO CURATE FILM FESTIVAL

Globally acclaimed musician, composer and filmmaker Barry Adamson, known for his 1989 album Moss Side Story and work with punk band Magazine, curates a season of film in collaboration with HOME Cinema. Featuring iconic movies like Psycho (1960) and Cape Fear (1991), this festival of film aims to show the impact that scores can have […]

Wrongpop Doing It The Right Way

In 2016, we all know the importance of cancer awareness and how it can save many lives. On 31st July, Wrongpop records are releasing a massive 26-track album in aid of the Checkemlads cancer charity. The release is compiled of live and recorded material from a wide range of bands including Mogwai, Future Of The […]