This week’s choice for Track of the week is an absolute belter. If you like catchy pop rock lyrics, a pure pop punk powerhouse of a chorus and catchy as hell vocals to tie it all together, then look no further than Mayday Parade’s track It’s Hard To Be Religious When Certain People Are Never Incinerated By Bolts Of Lightning, and it’s a belter. It’s Hard to Be Religious… is the latest single from their newly released album Sunnyland which was released June 15th.Read More
This week’s choice for Track of the week is an absolute belter. If you like catchy pop lyrics, a pure rock chorus and a killer vocalist to tie it all together, then look no further than Diamante’s track Kind of Love. It’s bold, its brash and holy shit, it’s brilliantRead More
Like A Storm are a superb metal band who hail from Auckland, New Zealand. The band combine heavy metal riffs and drum beats with their native didgeridoo to create a unique sound all of their own which is aptly titled “Didgeridoo Metal”.Read More
Welcome to the latest instalment of 5 songs you should listen to this week (right now). This is a weekly feature where I outline 5 of my favourite songs that you should stop what you are doing and go listen to ASAP!
This week there are five amazing tracks varying from heavy metal, to indie rock and even some operatic influences. Let me know in the comments what I should include next week!Read More
Skarlett Riot are a heavy hitting, hard rock powerhouse who hail from Scunthorpe, UK. Formed in 2010 Skarlett Riot have been hard at work ever since realising countless singles, three EP’s and two full length albums.
Skarlett Riot’s latest release was the sublime 2017 album “Regenerate”. The band combine heavy metal music and a sublime vocal style which has seen them compared to welsh metal legends Bullet for My Valentine. I recently caught up with Skarlett herself to talk about Regenerate, the bands new heavier sound and bouncy castles…Read More
Welcome to the second instalment of 5 songs you should listen to this week (right now). This is a weekly feature where I outline 5 of my favourite songs that you should stop what you are doing and go listen to ASAP!Read More
SaltWounds are a four piece melodic pop-punk band who hail from Worcester, UK. The band formed in 2015 and have built a strong underground fan base by extensive touring. The band released their debut self-titled EP in December 2016 to much praise and are expecting a huge 2018.
SaltWounds consist of Ryan Price (Guitar/Lead Vocals), Matt Dainty (Lead Guitar), Adam Schmidt (Bass/Vocals) and Aaron Turner (Drums). 2018 is setting up to be a huge year for SaltWounds. The band have been hard at work in the studio cooking up new music for the past few months and I recently caught up with Ryan Price, Adam Schmidt & Matt Dainty to discuss new music, their inspiration and yoga…Read More
For the first instalment of the Introducing feature we have an absolute corker of a band, West Thebarton. West Thebarton are a 7-piece garage-rock band who hail from Adelaide, Australia and holy shit what a band to start with.Read More
RIVALS are a sublime female fronted, dark pop-rock, quartet who are based out of Los Angeles, California. They recently released their debut album Damned Soul on 2nd February 2018.
RIVALS are fuelled by powerful and energetic song writing and their debut album Damned Soul is an outstanding debut effort. Combine that with a great live performance and you have a great band that simply cannot be missed.
I recently caught up with their resident powerhouse vocalist Kalie Wolfe to talk about their music, their musical influences and the cutest dogs around...Read More
Milestones are an alternative, pop punk band based out of Manchester, England. They consist of Matt Clarke (Vocals), Drew Procter (Guitar), Mark Threlfall (Bass) and Eden Leviston (Guitar).
After signing with Fearless Records, the band released their debut album "Red Lights" on 23rd February 2018 to huge critical acclaim. Now the band are ready to takeover the world.
I recently talked to Mark Threlfall (bass) about their debut album, puppies, and their newfound success.Read More
Welcome to the first instalment of 5 songs you should listen to this week (right now). This will be a weekly feature where I outline 5 of my favourite songs that you should stop what you are doing and go listen to ASAP!The songs could be new or old, are from a variety of genres and from both big and small artists. These are simply 5 songs that I have been blaring out over the past week that I think you will loveRead More
gP. have received praise for their experimental sounds and unique sound from media outlets all over the world including RockSound and Alt Press. I recently caught up with San Fran's hottest new band to talk about their music, their origins and what would happen if they had their hands on the button that could destroy the world...Read More
When All That’s Left Is You is the band’s debut album and was released May 30th, 2006. The album is the only Quietdrive work that was released through Epic records, a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment. The album was a huge success and lead to Quietdrive touring with bands such as Paramore and All American Rejects. The album contains 10 tracks and has a relatively short run time of just over half an hour but, holy shit, it starts out with a bang.Read More
Pop punk is one of my favourite genres. The music is exciting, fun and fast as hell which makes almost any pop punk song a blast to listen to. However, most of the larger pop punk bands are well known and there are lots of smaller bands out there who are amazing and deserve your time and attention. Here is my pick of the top 10 pop punk artists who you should be listening to right now, who you (possibly) haven’t heard before.Read More
Sit back, relax and come with me through the history of Quietdrive and, quite possibly, discover your new favourite band. This Introduction will outline why i decided to starrt this retrospective and what to expect over the next eight weeks.Read More
To celebrate the release of While She Sleeps biggest album to date You Are We i recently spoke with the bands resident guitar shredder Sean Long.
This is part 2 of the interview and we talk about their independence, the pledge campaign and the definitive While She Sleeps sound.Read More
With the renewed optimism from Don't Need You fresh in the air it seems like a good time to rank all of Bullet For My Valentines Studio albums, from worst to best. So sit back relax and get ready to wake that demon.Read More
I recently called up While She Sleeps resident guitar shredder Sean Long to talk all things You Are We. We talk about the upcoming album, going independent and the possibility of a While She Sleeps country album...Read More
When you think of the words "Wales" and "Metal Music" for most only one band springs mind. Bullet For My Valentine have been the top of that very specific tree for over a decade. However, there is a new band in town who could quite possibly be coming to knock them off of their perch.Read More