IN FOR QUESTIONING: THUMPER teach us the tuneful way to thrash the hell out of two drumkits

Thumper are becoming the 20’s ‘Slipknot’- a band that we heard about distinguishing characteristic before we’d heard anything about their sound. With Slipknot it was nightmare inducing masks, but with THUMPER it was the name coupled with the promise of two drumkits which was our first introduction. We were sceptical of what could have been Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Cleopatrick rock the boat at Bristol’s Thekla 8th Feb, supported by Ready The Prince and Sick Joy

Saturday 8th Feb. A surprisingly nice day, all considered. A blue tinted sky, a pale, watery sun, a surprisingly heavy and chilled wind, and a lack of rain for once. Oh, and a sold-out gig with the one and only New Rock Mafia at Bristol’s Thekla. It was time for Cleopatrick, supported by Ready The Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Witterquick ‘Between You and I’ — an addictive voyage into a pop-rock resurrected from the demo pile.

“Witterquick ‘Between You and I’ — an addictive voyage into a pop-rock formed past” Witterquick of Exeter have just dropped their Between You And I from their debut album due out at the end of the month. ombines rock with pop sensibilities, stadium-level anthemic tracks, and a general sense of ‘70s and ‘80s nostalgia, each track Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Oh Brother we’re in for a ride with the Oxford four-pieces new single ‘Hopeless Romantic’

“If Queens Of The Stone Age were the metaphorical Satan, Oh Brother are the metaphorical Charles Manson- the prodigy learning and shaping his behemoth sized demonic talent.” To open Oh Brother’s new single Hopeless Romantic the four-piece begin with a chugged low tone muted guitar riff and brooding vocal line to match. We’re engaged but Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Raglans ‘One More Drop’ if this is just a drop, how much is a bottle!

“Pounding drums, addictive guitar, incredible anthemic, catchy choruses, and a very subtle Irish twang to help bring it all together” The beloved Irish lads in Raglans are back, finally, with a brand new song; the first track to be taken off of their upcoming sophomore album “Heavy Medicine”. Following their raucous and ridiculously catchy self-titled Continue Reading