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INTERVIEW: MOOSE BLOOD
This week Canterbury emo-rock four piece Moose Blood release their debut full-length.
Entitled 'I'll Keep You In Mind, From Time To Time', the record contains eleven songs that
wear their hearts on their sleeves and is wrapped in a plethora of catchy hooks. We spoke to two fourths of the band as drummer Glenn Harvey and bassist Kyle Todd discussed the
album, working with Beau Burchell, joining up with No Sleep Records, and more.
EXCLUSIVE EP STREAM: HORA DOUSE - CRASH
The new EP from Manchester's Hora Douse, 'Crash' is streaming right here on Already Heard. Give it a listen and relive those older days when post hardcore could be a little bit twangly.
FIVES: MUST HEAR OCTOBER 2014 RELEASES
Last month we were spoilt for choice when it came to picking our must hear releases for September, and October is no different. Find out what the Already Heard team picked out as their five essential releases for October.
ALREADY HEARD VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: WE FIGHT LIKE KIDS - FALCONER
On Monday November 3rd, Midland hardcore punk band We Fight Like Kids release their
debut EP, 'Superficial Behaviour'. However we're premiering their new video for 'Falconer' right here on Already Heard.
ALREADY HEARD RECOMMENDS: ALBURN
For Scottish quartet Alburn, their latest EP ('Mouthful of Glass') has been a longtime coming. Having undergone a slight line-up since their formation in 2007, 'Mouthful of Glass'
showcases a significant amount of growth and maturity. We spoke to Pete Duthie to ask him about the bands background, that inevitable Brand New comparison, the Scottish music
scene and more.
EXCLUSIVE EP PREMIER: NOYO MATHIS - ENDURE
On first listen we fell in love Noyo Mathis and knew that 'Endure' needed to be heard. It's post hardcore meets emo meets indie meets math rock. Take a listen to the full EP right here.
INTERVIEW: NECK DEEP
Without a doubt Neck Deep are one of this years breakout bands. After kicking off the year
with the release of their debut LP, 'Wishful Thinking', the Wrexham pop-punk five piece
haven’t stopped touring since. From festival appearances throughout the UK and Europe to 2 months in North America as part of the Vans Warped Tour. We caught up with vocalist Ben Barlow and bassist Fil Thorpe-Evans at the Leeds Festival. They discussed their past festival experiences, supporting Blink-182, their up and coming UK headline tour and being
“leaders” of the UK pop-punk movement.


Malevolence Set to Play ‘Reign Of Suffering’ Hometown Show and Film New Video

Yorkshire’s Malevolence are set to play a hometown show at The Corporation in Sheffield on Friday 26th September. Supper comes from TRC Sentenced, Redmist Destruction and In Arms

The band will also be filming a new music video at the show.

Malevolence made the following comment about the show and music video shoot:

"We are stoked to be back in our hometown of Sheffield again for our exclusive headline show at Corporation. We will be playing our debut album Reign Of Suffering in its entirety, including Turn To Stone which we’ve never played live before, as well as filming a new music video! We are also excited to be bringing some great bands and friends with us. We’ve got our label mates in TRC, Birmingham’s own Sentenced, riff lords Redmist Destruction and our hometown friends In Arms. Go grab your tickets now, see you in the pit!"

Butserfest Adds 6 More Bands; Gnarwolves, TRC, Baby Godzilla and More

The latest additions to this years Butserfest have been announced with Gnarwolves, TRC, Baby Godzilla, Astroid Boys, The Catharsis and A Tale of Two Cities joining the one day festival.

They’ll join co-headliners The Blackout and Kids In Glass Houses, as well as Tek One, I Divide, The Hype Theory, Emp!re, Black Futures and Aurora.

Butserfest takes place at Queen Elizabeth Park in Petersfield on Saturday September 13th.

Early Bird Tickets are on sale now priced at just £15 til the end of May from butserfest.co.uk/tickets.

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Finch, Kvelertak, Structures and More Announced for Hevy Fest 2014

The Hevy Fest have announced several new names for this years festival, with Finch being confirmed as the Friday night main stage headliners.

Other names added today include Kvelertak, Structures, INVSN, TRC, and Dead Harts .

Whilst Terraform and Lets Talk Daggers have been announced as the winners of the Atticus Clothing contest.

The full list of additions:

Finch (UK Exclusive)
Kvelertak (UK Exclusive)
Structures (UK Exclusive)
INVSN
Pay No Respect
TRC
Worthwhile
Dead Harts
Show Your Teeth
Counting Days
Terraform (Atticus band comp winners)
Lets Talk Daggers (Atticus band comp winners)

Hevy Fest will take place Friday 15th and Saturday 16th August in the grounds of Port Lympne in Kent.

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Ghostfest 2014 Details Announced

The first details for this years Ghostfest has been announced.

The two day festival will take place at Leeds University on 28th and 29th June and will see 40 bands playing across two stages.

Although the 2 secret headliners are yet to be announced, the first 16 bands have been announced with the likes of Being As An Ocean, TRC, Betraying The Martyrs, Hundredth, Desolated and Rotting Out being confirmed.

The other names announced today are Nasty, Astroid Boys, Ingested, Martyr Defiled, Black Tounge, No Second Chance, Close Your Eyes, Nexilva, Lock And Key, and Shields.

Tickets cost £37.50 for the weekend or £27.50 for a single day.

Click read more to view the festival poster.

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12 New Bands Added to Sonisphere 2014 including Therapy?, Trash Talk, Canterbury and LostAlone

Sonisphere Festival organisers have announced 12 new acts to this years festival.

The latest announcements includes Therapy? who will be performing their 1995 album, 'Infernal Love' in full.

Other names announced are Atari Teenage Riot, Bo Ningen, Trash Talk, Canterbury, LostAlone, Bleed From Within, Dregen, TRC, Beastmilk, Malefice and Glass City Vice.

Sonisphere 2014 takes place at Knebworth House on 4th – 6th July.

Click read more to view the full line-up.

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The Blackout, TRC, Heart Of A Coward and More Announced for Redfest: Total Uprawr Stage

The first batch of bands for Surrey’s annual Redfest has been announced with The Blackout headlining the Total Uprawr stage.

Other bands announced for the stage include TRC, Heart of a Coward, Heights, The Dirty Youth, LostAlone, Polar, Baby Godzilla, Astroid Boys, The Catharsis, Slaves, The One Hundred, and Rat Attack.

Joining them will be Skies in Motion, Fathoms, Collisions, When We Were Wolves, Aurora, Our Hollow Our Home, A Moment Lost and Set Your Sails.

In addition Total Uprawr will be running after hours entertainment in the 2nd stage tent.

Tickets for Redfest 2014 can be purchased here.

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Album Review: TRC - Nation

Given that TRC this year celebrated their tenth anniversary of life as a band, it seems a little odd to think that new album ‘Nation’ is only their second full-length effort so far. 2011’s ‘Bright Lights’ is generally considered the debut release of the band in their current form, and if album number one was the band’s gateway to the frontline of UK hardcore, then September’s follow-up is the band justifying their place amongst the elite.

There isn’t much waiting around for TRC to get all cylinders firing, and just five seconds into opening track ‘Finger Fuck You’ is the band’s first of many bursts of intensity across one of 2013’s most incendiary records. In essence, it’s the same old TRC from the start doing exactly what they do best, deliciously self-aware hardcore that you can’t just shrug off without a good flail-along. The band attack from both ends of their musical spectrum early on, with one of the album’s most pumped up sections giving way to TRC at their most withdrawn, pulled harshly back from the throat-wrenching frenzy and transformed into something almost docile in comparison. It’s an emotional sidebar to a blistering opener, which gives way into the restored fury of ’10,000 Hours’. A little early to be calling on a second wind, perhaps, but it’s one that carries the band through ‘Motivator’ and into their definitive single so far, ‘#TeamUK’. Describing the explosion of national pride all prettied up with accompanying hashtag as the band’s flagship effort to date might not be the most well-received statement in the world, but there’s no denying what song has garnered the biggest reception from the band’s existing repertoire. Instrumentally massive, perhaps a little lyrically cheesy, perhaps even out of date with its selection of Bullet for my Valentine as the go-to band to shower praise on. It remains TRC to the core however; outspoken, piledriving hardcore that it’s so hard to get enough of. And as it continues, ‘Nation’ continues to cough up beast of a track after beast of a track showing no sign of stopping any time soon.

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New TRC Video (‘10,000 Hours’)

TRC have premiered their new video for '10,000 Hours' and can be viewed by clicking read more.

Chris Robson (vocals) commented on the video:

"It was great to work with Daniel Broadley again, after the fantastic job he did on ‘We Bring War’. The tune is about the rule of success being 10,000 hours of applied effort, and was inspired by Malcolm Gladwell’s book, ‘Outliers’. No matter what the distraction, we’ve kept pushing on with TRC. 10,000 hours equates to approx. 10 years, which is quite funny because TRC released our first demo 10 years ago. What’s even funnier, was the fact we recorded the band performance scene in the studio where we recorded that very first demo. Everything came full circle. It’s my favourite track off ‘Nation’."

TRC's new album, 'Nation' is available now on Siege Of Amida Records/Century Media.

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Your Demise Confirm UK Tour Supports Announced

The likes of Departures, Marmozets, TRC and Landscapes will be supporting Your Demise on select dates on their UK tour next year.

March
Tues 11 Joiners, Southampton (sold out) (with Breaking Point and Counting Days)
Wed 12 Cathouse, Glasgow (with Departures and Grader)
Thurs 13 NQ Live, Manchester (with Departures and Broken Teeth)
Fri 14 Underworld, London (sold out) (with Marmozets, Heights, Palm Reader, and Crooks)
Fri 14 Underworld, London (sold out) (with Brutality Will Prevail, Landscapes, TRC and Broken Teeth)

Released This Week (23/09/2012)

This week sees releases from the likes of Touche Amore, Glamour of the Kill, Into It. Over It., TRC and more.

Various - Already Heard Recommends: Volume 1
Touche Amore - Is Survived By
All To Ruin - Parables
Glamour of the Kill - Savages
TRC - Nation
Crazy Arm - The Southern Wild
Borderline:FIRE - This Trojan State
Into It. Over It. - Intersections
Canterbury - Satellite EP
Veara - Growing Up Is Killing Me
A Skylit Drive - Rise
Pedestals - Especially Average

TRC Posts ‘Nation’ Track-By-Track Video

With their new album set to be released on September 23rd, TRC have posted a track-by-track video to thei new album, 'Nation'.

The video can be viewed by clicking read more, and the album will be released on 23rd September through Siege Of Amida Records/Century Media.

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TRC UK Tour Announced

London hardcore band TRC have announced a lengthy UK headline tour beginning in November.

The full set of dates can be viewed by clicking read more.

TRC's new album, ‘Nation’ will be released in the UK and Europe on 23rd September via Siege Of Amida Records/Century Media.

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TRC Reveal ‘We Bring War’ Music Video

London hardcore band TRC have revealed their new video for 'We Bring War', and can be viewed after the jump below.

TRC's new album, ‘Nation’ will be released in the UK and Europe on 23rd September via Siege Of Amida Records/Century Media.

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New TRC Song (‘We Bring War’)

London hardcore band TRC have posted a new song titled 'We Bring War' and can be viewed after the jump below.

‘Nation’ will be released in the UK and Europe on 23rd September via Siege Of Amida Records/Century Media.

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TRC Announce ‘Nation’ Album Release Show

Earlier this week TRC announced their new album, 'Nation' was set to be released on 23rd September via Siege Of Amida Records/Century Media.

The London band have now announced details of an album release show taking place on September 26th at the Barfly in Camden. Support comes from Knuckledust, Astroid Boys and Prowler.