IN FOR QUESTIONING: Grunge blues giants Clams return after a decade on hiatus

If you were growing up in Dorset in the 2000’s and liked rock music chances are you loved Clams. The idea of a successful band coming out of the weird towns of the backwards county was all to much to bare! Clams looked like demonic versions of pop band Hanson both bands with mass of Continue Reading

READ ALL ABOUT IT: Cleopatrick sat down with us ahead of their UK to spill a special secret about the gigs

  After a little mishap with our first interview attempt, brought about by the wonderful Ready The Prince soundcheck that upon checking the voice memo meant that I couldn’t actually hear the answers given by the incredible Ian Fraser and Luke Gruntz, we relocated ourselves in a lovely upper deck bar on Bristol’s Thekla venue. Continue Reading

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