GIG REVIEW: Bellevue Days bring the love to Guildford’s Star Inn, supported by Weatherstate and Morale

On Friday the 14th February — better known as Valentine’s Day — a group of lucky gig goers in Guildford were treated to a beautiful set from Bellevue Days, supported by pop-punk performers Weatherstate and punk rock outfit Morale. From that first instance of entering the venue, Morale had a hard task. The three piece Continue Reading

OUT 28th SINGLE REVIEW: Thumper’s ‘Ad Nauseam’ attacks your skull with its harmonious cataclysmic chaos.

With a name like Thumper and a line up which features 2 drummers we kind of felt we knew what we were in for when the new single dropped in our inbox. An upon Google searching the tracks title we learned that Ad Nauseam is the Latin term for arguing to the point of nausea- this 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: 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

IN FOR QUESTIONING: We definitely aren’t going to ‘Trash Talk’ about Lazybones with their recent banging single.

With Lazybones latest single Trash Talk still ringing in our ears we had to find out more from the brains behind the beast. Lazybones were one of those great discoveries that lands in the submissions inbox and you never really know what to expect. With Lazybones think big sassy riffs and bold statements with all their Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Riff makers John reach lofty heights on their new album; despite being ‘Out Here On The Fringes’ it’s sure to soar!

“Out Here In The Fringes is the perfect record for someone who wants to occasionally go for a good head bang but definitely isn’t a sacrifice-goats-in-a-graveyard type music fan.” Picture the scene: you’re a generic music fan and you’re trying to pick what you fancy listening to; you’re the kind of person that probably was Continue Reading

IN FOR QUESTIONING: Vinyl Staircase Take The Smooth Approach With New Single ‘Sidewalk’, Upcoming EP and Tour!

Having chatted with the Vinyl Staircase guys at the start of the 2019 it seems they’ve had a busy year having dropped a new single, started planning a tour and have another single and EP on the way! With a slick approach to their infection on our ears we were grateful to have a banterful Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Upcoming Rockers Glass Peaks Shatter Expectations With New Single ‘Asbestos’

Relatively unknown rockers Glass Peaks are set to shatter expectations and climb to the snowy peaks of success with new single ‘Asbestos’. Recently signed to Sheffield label These Bloody Thieves, Asbestos marks the third release this year by the three piece and reflects a band who are going from strength to stunning strength. No two Continue Reading