Saturday 27 June 2015

Close To Home Records offer back-catalogue for free

Close To Home Records are offering all of their back-catalogue hosted on BandCamp for free. The offer, available until 11PM on Sunday 28th June 2015, features releases by the likes of Forrest, Walleater, Great Sale Day and Faux. Head over to Close To Home's BandCamp page for a full list of...

Friday 26 June 2015

American Nightmare launch pre-orders for long-awaited documentary

Iconic Boston hardcore band American Nightmare have launched pre-orders for their long-awaited Reunion documentary. It will look back at the events leading up to the band reuniting in 2011 after a 7 year hiatus, and features footage of their first shows back in Boston and Los Angeles...

‘Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington DC’ screenings currently happening in the UK

The recently released documentary 'Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington DC' is currently showing in various venues around the UK. The documentary looks back at the period rise of hardcore punk in Washington DC between 1980 and 1989, and covers early punk icons Minor Threat and Bad Brains,...

Saturday 20 June 2015

UK’s leading music venue owner purchases the Brighton Hippodrome

  Academy Music Group, the owners of numerous UK music venues including, O2 Academy Brixton and Shepherd's Bush Empire have purchased the Grade II listed Victorian building in Brighton to return it to it's former glory of being an entertainment venue. The building was initially going to...

Tuesday 16 June 2015

Foo Fighters cancel current EU touring plans

Foo Fighters have been forced to cancel their remaining European shows, including their headline Glastonbury appearance. In a lengthy statement posted on their official website, frontman Dave Grohl offered his sincere apologies following a well documented incident in Sweden last week. The...

Wednesday 10 June 2015

Creeper to take over our Instagram at Download Festival on Saturday

There's no stopping Creeper this week. Not only have the signed to Roadrunner Records, announced support slots for the legendary The Misfits, and revealed a brand new track, they are also preparing to make their debut appearance at Download Festival this weekend. In, what is undoubtedly the...

Trash Boat to take over our Instagram on Sunday at Download Festival

Fast rising pop-punks and recent Hopeless Records signees Trash Boat will be playing Download Festival for the first time this year. We jumped on the chance to ask the five-piece to take some special shots for us, documenting their time at Donington Park, and to whack them up on our...

Tuesday 9 June 2015

Propagandhi are looking for a touring guitarist

Opportunities like this one are rare to say the least! Canadian punk veterans Propagandhi are looking for a touring guitarist to replace Beaver. "Well, the day we have been in denial about for years has finally arrived and starting this September (2015), our beloved Beaver won’t be able to...

Wednesday 20 May 2015

BRITNEY recording new album

Edinburgh's BRITNEY are recording demos for a new album, which will undoubtedly be obscenely noisy, and it'll possibly be called 'BRITNEY 3'. Check out 'BRITNEY 2' below for a taste of what we should expect later this year: BRITNEY 2 by BRITNEY www.facebook.com/britneyband...

Monday 20 April 2015

Forthcoming Cartel shows to be their last in the UK

Atlanta four-piece Cartel have announced that their forthcoming UK shows will be their last in the UK. Releasing a statement on Facebook, the band cite touring expenses as the primary reason behind the decision. Cartel will be heading over the UK for a one-off 'Chroma' album show on the...

Tuesday 31 March 2015

Jeremy Enigk launches Pledgemusic campaign for new album

Sunny Day Real Estate front man Jeremy Enigk has launched a Pledgemusic campaign to fund the recording of a new solo album. It will be his first solo album since 'OK Bear' in 2009, and you can be a part of the process by purchasing numerous limited, and signed items to go towards the creation...

Wednesday 25 March 2015

Mest announce original line-up reunion

Chicago pop-punks Mest will announce their first original line-up show since parting ways in 2005 on the 30th March. According to their announcement on Facebook, the reunion was sparked by Matt Lovato's daughter, who has been learning Mest songs on her guitar. Matt's daughter was so keen to...

Tuesday 24 March 2015

Lil’ Chris (Chris Hardman) passes away

Although his short music career may have teetered more into pop than alternative, Chris Hardman, aka Lil' Chris, will be remembered as the rising star on TV's Rock School. He later went on to release charting single 'Checkin' It Out' via RCA. This afternoon, news has emerged of Hardman's...

Thursday 19 March 2015

Juliette Lewis to front metal supergroup

Sources are reporting that Juliette Lewis has teamed up with Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman to front new outfit, Giraffe Tongue Orchestra. Alongside Lewis and Weinman, the group also features members of Mastodon, Dethklok, and The Mars Volta. "I’m a huge fan of her work as an...

Tuesday 17 March 2015

Pop-punks Layby announce new vocalist

Nottingham pop-punks Layby have announced the acquisition of new vocalist, Miles Kent. The announcement comes after the departure of former vocalist Aaron John Bowes, who parted ways amicably in the New Year to start a family. "t's been a whirlwind over at Layby HQ recently," the band...

Monday 16 March 2015

Stream the Team Rock documentary on Bowling For Soup

Bowling For Soup recently celebrated their 20th anniversary as a band by speaking to Team Rock Radio about their career. A special edition of their Punk Show saw presenter Matt Stocks chat with frontman Jaret Reddick, exploring their history, the pop-punk genre, and the release of their...

Thursday 12 March 2015

blink-182 v2 unveiled in photo

The first photo of the current blink-182 line-up has appeared online. It follows the highly publicised spat with founding member Tom Delonge and the acquisition of Alkaline Trio vocalist Matt Skiba for a performance at MUSINK Festival in California. The trio will be performing a warm-up show...

Wednesday 11 March 2015

Music Venue Trust launches the Grassroots Investor programme

Following the first national gathering organised by the Music Venue Trust late last year, the collective have unveiled the Grassroots Investor programme. Split into two phases, the programme aims to provide crisis management and direct investment to grassroots venues around the UK. Music...

Monday 9 March 2015

The Menzingers perform acoustically for Exclaim TV

The Menzingers recently performed the excellent 'I Don't Wanna Be An Asshole Anymore' acoustically for Exclaim TV. The track is taken from the last year's 'Rented World' LP. ...

Friday 6 March 2015

Alexisonfire are up to something

But what? All anyone knows (well, somebody obviously knows) is that a picture depicting their logo and Monday's date - the 9th March 2015 - has appeared on their official Instagram. It's also been shared by Dallas Green on his City and Colour account. All will be revealed in three days. ...

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