In celebration of their brilliant fifth LP, ‘Die Knowing’, the AH team have decided to place Comeback Kid under the “Versus” microscope. AH writer Mikey Brown explains why their latest album is the band’s best. Meanwhile Chris Mackie from Norwich hardcore boys Free Will, has elected himself to explain why second album, 'Die Knowing' is the bands best work.
Last month the long awaited debut full-length from Cornwall hardcore quartet Vales
was finally released. Thankfully 'Wilt And Rise' was certainly worth the wait as its an accomplished record that backs up the bands potential from their earlier releases.
We recently grabbed a quick word with guitarist Ben Sullivan to find out why the record
took so long to see the light of day. Sullivan also discussed the natural evolution of 'Wilt And Rise', working with producer Alex Estrada in LA, and more.
Combined by an admiration for early 2000’s emo bands, Brighton’s As It Is are the latest emerging pop-punk band to be making waves in the UK. Next week sees the release of the bands second EP, 'This Mind Of Mine' which sees them grow as a cohesive unit to produce four songs of honest pop-punk. Having received an overwhelming response from a
Kickstarter campaign and with vocalist Patty Walters’ dedicated YouTube following, As It Is
are a band on the rise. We caught up with Ben to find out more.
After receiving a five star review last month, next Monday sees the UK release of Twin Forks' self-titled debut album. However we're giving away three copies of the album. Find out how you can win one of thee copies here.
With Spring fast approaching and festival season starting soon, March sees a whole load of noteworthy releases. We take a look at five of the must hear releases this month.
Having only just formed last summer, Leeds punks Brawlers have quickly made a name for themselves for their insane live show. Now the quartet have unleashed their utterly brilliant debut EP 'I Am A Worthless Piece of Shit', an infectious collection of fun punk rock numbers. We talked to vocalist Harry George Johns to find out why the longtime friends formed
Brawlers and what 'I Am Worthless...' is all about.
After delivering one of the early contenders for album of the year, we catch up Modern Baseball to discuss ‘You’re Gonna Miss It All’, their forthcoming debut UK tour and miming
at the World Series.
In the second part of our "Studio Report" feature with Colt 45, the Cumbria punks finish their debut LP producer Romesh Dodangoda by recording vocals and more guitars. Take a look.
In the first of our new fortnightly feature where we highlight some of the most promising
bands in the pop-punk world, we talk to New York's Firestarter.
Blessthefall have announced a UK headline tour with support coming from Glass Cloud and Oceans Ate Alaska.
3rd Birmingham Asylum
4th Leeds Cockpit
5th Manchester NQ Live
6th Nottingham Rescue Rooms
7th Glasgow Cathouse
8th Newcasle University
9th London Underworld
10th Bristol The Fleece
Birmingham metallers Oceans Ate Alaska have revealed their new video for 'No Strings'.
The video can be viewed by clicking read more and appears on the bands latest release ”Into The Deep’.
Birmingham’s Oceans Ate Alaska is a name that is slowly becoming familiar within the progressive metalcore scene, despite only being around a year old. Having recently signed to Density Records, this young quintet is gearing up to release a new physical version of ‘Into The Deep’, their début album containing bonus tracks.
First track ‘The Deep (Intro)’ starts the album off with ambient piano keys and the beautiful calming sound of the sea. But this is just a ruse as the quintet then launches a full-out assault upon the opening of ‘I, The Creator’, a track full of viscous guitar bites and a blistering bass line. During tracks such as ‘To Catch A Flame’ and ‘Taming Lions’ James Harrison’s displays the impressive vocal range he possess – guttural screams give way to melodic clean cuts, giving the album more depth rather than mindless, raging screams.
Birmingham’s Oceans Ate Alaska has signed to Density Records and will release a new physical version of their début 'Into The Deep' on November 13th.
1. The Deep (Intro)
2. I, The Creator
3. Hunting Season
4. To Catch a Flame
5. X-Ray Eyes
6. Blue Lungs
7. Taming Lions
9. The Puppeteer
10. Taming Lions (acoustic)