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INTERVIEW: THE MENZINGERS
Next week Philadelphia indie punks The Menzingers release, 'Rented World,' one of the
highly anticipated records of 2014 so far. In parts, it picks up where 2012's 'On The
Impossible Past' left off but it also shows the bands growth as songwriters and musicians. We recently spoke to Greg Barnett to discuss the album, the pressure of following up 'On The Impossible Past', their forthcoming London show and the Grozerock Festival.
ALREADY HEARD RECOMMENDS: NEW CITY KINGS
Despite only forming last year, Essex rockers New City Kings have already gathered plenty of attention from their debut EP - 'Change.' Their radio-friendly rock sound that has seen them compared to a range of bands; Foo Fighters, Deaf Havana, and The Gaslight Anthem.
Already Heard spoke to Mark Kovic to find out more about New City Kings.
VERSUS: ALKALINE TRIO - 'FROM HERE TO INFIRMARY' VS. 'MAYBE I'LL
CATCH FIRE'

With their return to the UK imminent, the latest edition of "Versus" sees us putting the
focus on Alkaline Trio. Self-confessed Trio MEGA fan Jay Sullivan tells us why 'From
Here to Infirmary' is the band’s finest work. Whilst Alex Phelan explains how 'Maybe
I'll Catch Fire' is a superb example of musical catharsis.
POP-PUNK A&R: BOSTON MANOR
12 months from releasing their debut EP, we speak to Blackpool pop-punk/emo
quintet Boston Manor to discuss their influences, achievements so far and thoughts on their contemporaries.
ALREADY HEARD RECOMMENDS: EMPLOYED TO SERVE
With their latest EP 'Change Nothing, Regret Everything.', Woking five-piece Employed
To Serve have produced 12 minutes of frantic, unrelenting hardcore that finds the band somewhere between The Dillinger Escape Plan and The Chariot. We spoke to Justine from the band to find out how the band has transitioned from a duo to a quintet and she discussed
being part of the Holy Roar! roster, they chaotic yet contained live shows and more.
ALREADY HEARD TOUR TALES: HORNETS - MARCH 2014 UK TOUR
In the latest edition of our "Tour Tales" feature, Irish doom-punk band Hornets talk us
through their recent UK tour where they played 8 shows in 7 days.
EXCLUSIVE EP STREAM: WALLEATER - WALLEATER
Leeds-based four-piece Walleater are set to digitally release their debut self titled EP next Monday (14th April) through Close To Home Records. We've got the exclusive first play
right here on Already Heard.
FIVES: MUST HEAR APRIL 2014 RELEASES
As festival season fast approaches, a wealth of notable album releases are happening
in the coming months. We take a look at five must hear releases for April.
SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND (03/04/2014)
This edition of SFTW includes a heavily hyped Canadian punk band, a Philadelphian
lo-fi emo band and a brand new punk rock trio from the States who have recently released their first song.
INDUSTRY INSIGHT: LEWIS JOHNS (PRODUCER)
In the first edition of our new "Industry Insight" feature, we talk to producer Lewis Johns
to find out his beginnings, his recent work with Funeral For A Friend, and Southampton's
Ranch Production House.


Feature: “If I…” with Talk To Angels

Bradford’s alt-rockers Talk To Angels formed in 2008 and within two years they had completed a 6-week US tour and appeared at South By Southwest. With an ever-growing fanbase, the quartet’s brand of hook-filled rock is gathering momentum with tracks like 'Hickory Dickory' proving to be bold, boisterous and energetic.

Already Heard recently sat down with the band take part in our regular “If I…” questionnaire. 

If I could re-record one song it would be…
Lee: I wouldn’t want to re-record any of my favourite songs so I think I’d like to take an awful song by Katy Perry or Britney Spears and do something crazy and unexpected with it. A lot of bands that cover songs like that nowadays seem to do it for the gimmick factor and I think it’s really disappointing.

If I could re-live one tour/show it would be…
Craig: I would love to tour America again, it’s an amazing country and that was possibly the best time of my life! We were invited by CMJ to play live in New York in 2008 which was a huge honour. After that we decided to go on an extensive multi state tour. We even went back the next year to play SXSW!

If I had the chance to play one venue it would be…
Mickey: Madison Square Garden always looked pretty cool to me! Or Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London, which is a beautiful old theatre with a balcony, little boxes around the edge for small parties, and a huge stage. The acoustics are amazing in there, and there’s a great Indian Restaurant around the corner.

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Talk To Angels Cover Biffy Clyro’s ‘The Captain’

Bradford’s Talk To Angels have posted an acoustic cover of Biffy Clyro's 'The Captain'.

A video of the cover can be heard by clicking read more below.

Talk To Angels will be releasing their debut album this spring.

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