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LEEDS FESTIVAL 2014
With a whole load of live photos, a full review and interviews to come, check out our full coverage from Leeds Festival 2014.
HEVY FEST 2014
Check out our full coverage from this years Hevy Fest right here!
ALREADY HEARD RECOMMENDS: BLOODY KNEES
Bloody Knees are the latest band to emerge from the UK lo-fi punk scene. On August 25th the quartet release their new EP, 'Stitches' which promises to be a catchy and raw in equal measures. We spoke to vocalist Bradley Griffiths to discuss the new EP, joining Dog Knights Productions, being part of the UK emo and lo-fi resurgence and more.
EXCLUSIVE EP PREMIER - FROM HER EYES - DEMONS EP
If metalcore is your thing then say hello to From Her Eyes. The Welsh quartet are exclusively streaming their debut EP 'Demons' right here on Already Heard.
ALREADY HEARD SESSION: DIAMOND YOUTH - DON’T FEEL REAL
During their recent first ever run of the UK with Citizen and Headroom, Justin Gilman and
Sam Trapkin of Diamond Youth met up with Already Heard ahead of the band’s London show
to record an ‘Already Heard Session.'


Exclusive EP Premier - From Her Eyes - Demons

If metalcore is your thing then say hello to From Her Eyes. The Welsh quartet are exclusively streaming their debut EP 'Demons' right here on Already Heard.

The band combine influences from Architects, While She Sleeps and Devil Sold His Soul (whilst actually recording the EP with Jonny Renshaw of DSHS) for a direct, hard hitting and all consuming sound.

Have a listen to the EP below and check out the band at their various social media locations.

'Demons' by From Her Eyes is out on the 25th August.

From Her Eyes links: Facebook|Twitter

Want to stream new music or a video or offer a free download exclusively through Already Heard? Get in touch at mikey@alreadyheard.com

Exclusive Song Stream: Friends W/O Benefits - Senators’ Wives

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In an exclusive stream we present to you 'Senators' Wives' from San Francisco’s Friends W/O Benefits.

With a release of comics books for rather than CDs for their latest collection of songs 'This Is Real', you can expect some rather unique offerings from this masked duo in the future.

Friends W/O Benefits links: Official Website|Facebook

Want to stream new music or a video or offer a free download exclusively through Already Heard? Get in touch at mikey@alreadyheard.com.

Already Heard Video Exclusive: Suzerain - Manhattan

Last month London five piece Suzerain released their latest double A-Side single, 'Dark, Dark / Manhattan'. The double header sees the quintet take a darker more industrial sound compared to their previous releases.

Today Already Heard is pleased to be premiering the video for 'Manhattan' from the double A-Side single. The video can be viewed below and the track is an atmospheric number that is reminiscent of bands such as Nine Inch Nails and Tool.

Suzerain are currently putting the finishing touches to their second album, which is expected to be released in early 2015.

'Dark, Dark / Manhattan' by Suzerain is available digitally now and will be released on 12” vinyl in September via Brainzone.

Suzerain links: Website|Facebook|Twitter

Want to stream new music or a video or offer a free download exclusively through Already Heard? Get in touch at mikey@alreadyheard.com.

Exclusive Song Premier: Byron Street Social - Let It Go

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In the final of three exclusive tracks here on Already Heard, we present to you 'Let It Go' from Huddersfield based reggae group Byron Street Social.

The band, formed in early 2012, combine reggae with hip hop, rock, funk and soul in a collective hybrid that has won over many audiences and has seen the band strive to be a strong and prominent upcoming force within their scene.

Having supported the likes of Jaya the Cat, The Hoosiers and Extra Curricular, the band are now ready to release their debut EP 'Take Note' on the 1st August. Check out the song below and remember to come back next week for another exclusive.

'Let It Go' by Byron Street Social is released on the 1st August.

Byron Street Social links: Website|Facebook|Twitter|SoundCloud

Want to stream new music or a video or offer a free download exclusively through Already Heard? Get in touch at mikey@alreadyheard.com.

Exclusive EP Premier: The Sinking Feeling - Ugly

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We are incredibly pleased to stream 'Ugly', the new EP by The Sinking Feeling, which is being released on Struggletown Records.

Straight out of Glasgow, the band combine 90s emo with hints of grunge and dual male/female vocals for a tastier treat on the ears. It’s a huge wave of 90s nostalgia from this Scottish 3 piece.

The EP is being released on 12” with the band’s 2013 EP 'Old Friends' as the B Side. Frosted clear and black variant preorders are now live here, with the delivery date expected to be the 10th summer. Bundles are also available for shirts and records.

The band will announce a release show as well as a tour soon.

'Ugly' by The Sinking Feeling is out now on Struggletown Records.

The Sinking Feeling links: Website|Facebook|Twitter

Want to stream new music or a video or offer a free download exclusively through Already Heard? Get in touch at mikey@alreadyheard.com.

Exclusive Song Premier: Byron Street Social - Need You Now

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In the second of three exclusive tracks here on Already Heard, we present to you 'Need You Now' from Huddersfield based reggae group Byron Street Social.

The band, formed in early 2012, combine reggae with hip hop, rock, funk and soul in a collective hybrid that has won over many audiences and has seen the band strive to be a strong and prominent upcoming force within their scene.

Having supported the likes of Jaya the Cat, The Hoosiers and Extra Curricular, the band are now ready to release their debut EP 'Take Note' on the 1st August. Check out the song below and remember to come back next week for for the final exclusive.

'Take Note' by Byron Street Social is released on the 1st August.

Byron Street Social links: Website|Facebook|Twitter|SoundCloud

Want to stream new music or a video or offer a free download exclusively through Already Heard? Get in touch at mikey@alreadyheard.com.

Exclusive Song Premier: Byron Street Social - We Breathe It

In the first of three exclusive tracks here on Already Heard, we present to you 'We Breathe It' from Huddersfield based reggae group Byron Street Social.

The band, formed in early 2012, combine reggae with hip hop, rock, funk and soul in a collective hybrid that has won over many audiences and has seen the band strive to be a strong and prominent upcoming force within their scene.

Having supported the likes of Jaya the Cat, The Hoosiers and Extra Curricular, the band are now ready to release their debut EP 'Take Note' on the 1st August. Check out the song below and remember to come back next week for another exclusive.

'Take Note' by Byron Street Social is released on the 1st August.

Byron Street Social links: Website|Facebook|Twitter|SoundCloud

Want to stream new music or a video or offer a free download exclusively through Already Heard? Get in touch at mikey@alreadyheard.com.

Already Heard Video Exclusive: Arthur Walwin - This Feels (Like Summer)

Later this month UK pop-rock singer-songwriter Arthur Walwin (Paige/Young Classics) releases his new single - 'This Feels (Like Summer)'. The track is vibrant, upbeat number that is bound to entice fans of bands such as The Maine, Mayday Parade and The Dangerous Summer.

Today Already Heard is proud to be exclusively premiering the music video for 'This Feels (Like Summer)'.

Fans can pre-order the single here.

Arthur Walwin links: Website |Facebook| Twitter|YouTube

Want to stream new music or a video or offer a free download exclusively through Already Heard? Get in touch at info@alreadyheard.com.

Exclusive EP Stream: Layby - Bombsite

Next week emerging Nottingham-based pop-punks Layby release their debut EP. Entitled 'Bombsite', the three track release sees the five-piece mixing their influences (Blink-182, Green Day, The Story So Far, Neck Deep) and combining it with a raw edge and energetic, hooky choruses.

Although the band are set to release the EP next Friday (June 27th), Already Heard has teamed up with the quintet to exclusively stream the EP ahead of its release.

'Bombsite' EP by Layby is released on 27th June and will be available through iTunes, Bandcamp and other digital platforms.

Layby links: Facebook|Twitter|Bandcamp|Instagram

Want to stream new music or a video or offer a free download exclusively through Already Heard? Get in touch at info@alreadyheard.com.

Exclusive Song Premier: Everybody Looks Famous - Hiding Places

On Monday rising Midland pop-rockers Everybody Looks Famous release their new EP - 'Earth' and today we’re exclusively premiering one of the four songs.

'Hiding Places' perfectly captures the quintet’s upbeat, hooky pop-rock style. Check out the song below, and don’t forget to pick up a copy of 'Earth' on Monday.

'Earth' by Everybody Looks Famous is released on 16th June.

Everybody Looks Famous links: Website|Facebook|Twitter|BigCartel

Want to stream new music or a video or offer a free download exclusively through Already Heard? Get in touch at info@alreadyheard.com.

Exclusive Album Stream: You Had Me At Hello - Spirals

Next Monday (June 9th Yorkshire pop-rockers You Had Me At Hello release their new album - 'Spirals'. However Already Heard has bagged another exclusive and is premiering the album in its entirety a whole week early!

Formed in 2009, the quartet have played shows up and down the UK as well as play the famous SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas.

Now You Had Me At Hello are set to unleash their debut album and you can stream it in full exclusively on Already Heard.

'Spirals' by You Had Me At Hello is released on 9th June.

You Had Me At Hello links: Website|Facebook|Twitter

Want to stream new music or a video or offer a free download exclusively through Already Heard? Get in touch at info@alreadyheard.com.

Already Heard Video Exclusive: Everyday Sidekicks - Hometown Hero

Tomorrow Bristol Post-hardcore quintet Everyday Sidekicks release their new video for 'Hometown Hero' and this evening Already Heard is premiering the music video for the track.

The clip can be viewed by above, and the single will be available on iTunes and other digital platforms tomorrow.

Everyday Sidekicks links: Facebook|Twitter

Want to stream new music or a video or offer a free download exclusively through Already Heard? Get in touch at info@alreadyheard.com.

Exclusive EP Stream: Great Cop - Stay Human

Next week Glasgow indie-punk quartet Great Cop release their new EP, 'Stay Human', however we’ve teamed up with the band to exclusively bring you a stream of the EP in full before its release next Thursday.

Since forming in 2011, Great Cop have shared the stage with the likes of Metz, Tigers Jaw, Dinosaur Pile Up and Tellison.

Great Cop will be playing an EP release show at 13th Note in Glasgow on May 29th. Algiers and Algernon Doll will also be playing. In the mean time, take a listen to 'Stay Human'.

For Fans Of: Husker Du, Sonic Youth, Title Fight.

'Stay Human' EP by Great Cop is released on 29th May.

Great Cop links: Facebook|Twitter|Soundcloud|Bandcamp|Tumblr|Big Cartel

Want to stream new music or a video or offer a free download exclusively through Already Heard? Get in touch at info@alreadyheard.com.

Exclusive Song Premier: Marius Paxcow - Edge Of Glory (Lady Gaga cover)

Today Already Heard is pleased to run another exclusive song premier, and once again we’re teaming up with Pacific Ridge Records.

On May 20th, Marius Paxcow will be releasing a covers album titled 'Grand Theft Audio VI'. Marius is also the frontman from Swedish pop-punk band Future Idiots.

'Grand Theft Audio VI' features covers of tracks by Blink-182, Miley Cyrus, Sum 41, Katy Perry and more.

Already Heard has the honour of premiering Paxcow's cover of Lady Gaga's 'Edge Of Glory'.

'Grand Theft Audio VI' by Marius Paxcow is released on 20th May on Pacific Ridge Records.

Marius Paxcow links: Facebook|Twitter|Bandcamp

Want to stream new music or a video or offer a free download exclusively through Already Heard? Get in touch at info@alreadyheard.com.

Exclusive Song Premier: Firestarter - If You Ain’t First, You’re Last

Next month emerging Albany, NY pop-punk band Firestarter release their new record 'Forget the Past'. To give you a sneak preview of what to expect from the release, we’ve teamed up with the band to exclusively premier a new song titled 'If You Ain't First, You're Last'.

With a sound that is very much at the heart of the North East US pop-punk scene, 'If You Ain't First, You're Last' will certainly win over fans of bands such as State Champs, Major League and Knuckle Puck.

'Forget the Past' by Firestarter is released on 13th May.

Firestarter links: Facebook|Twitter|Bandcamp

Want to stream new music or a video or offer a free download exclusively through Already Heard? Get in touch at info@alreadyheard.com.