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UNDER REVIEW: JAWS – The Ceiling

ARTIST: JAWS TITLE: THE CEILING LABEL: RATTLEPOP RATING: 6.5/10 WORDS: JACK MOBLEY ‘Dream-pop’ is an interesting sub genre that Birmingham trio, JAWS have labelled themselves but it does give you a good indication of what you can expect...

UNDER REVIEW: Heavy Feather – Debris & Rubble

ARTIST: HEAVY FEATHER TITLE: DEBRIS & RUBBLE LABEL: THE SIGN RECORDS RATING: 8/10 WORDS: SOPHIA WATSON Seventies rock meant male vocals, sweet guitars and, let’s be honest, lots of drugs. In 2019 when the sounds of the flower...

UNDER REVIEW: PUP – Morbid Stuff

ARTIST: PUP TITLE: MORBID STUFF LABEL: RISE RECORDS/LITTLE DIPPER RATING: 8/10 WORDS: CHRIS PRENATT Prior to the release of their sophomore album The Dream Is Over in 2016, PUP vocalist Stefan Babcock was told by his doctor that...

WATCH: Harker’s new video for “Flex Yr Head”

U.K. band Harker have premiered the new video for their song “Flex Yr Head” Watch & Listen below: https://youtu.be/nXH7kQkUpDA You can also stream/download "Flex Yr Head" here: Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2y2DIHy Apple Music: https://apple.co/2VEb6fg Bandcamp: https://bit.ly/2ubbLt6 The band will also embark on tour dates soon, check...

UNDER REVIEW: C Duncan – Health

ARTIST: C DUNCAN TITLE: HEALTH LABEL: FATCAT RECORDS RATING: 9/10 WORDS: KEVIN FLINN What do you get when you cross a classical music upbringing with an indie twist? If your answer was “confused”, you wouldn’t be to blame....

UNDISCOVERED: Bouncy Manchester grooves from Queasy

FROM: MANCHESTER | FOR FANS OF: RED HOT CHILLI PEPPERS, RATM WORDS: CORAL DANIELS Take an ounce of Rage Against The Machines’ angst, a good helping of funky rhythms and blend well with Red Hot Chilli...

UNDISCOVERED: Mental health & Music as therapy – a Q&A with Follower

Guildford’s rising alt-rock stars Follower recently dropped their debut EP ‘Against The Ropes’ and have some exciting tours and shows coming up to support it. We put a few questions to them about the...

UNDER REVIEW: High Rise – Endeavours

ARTIST: HIGH RISE TITLE: ENDEAVOURS LABEL: SELF-RELEASED RATING: 7/10 WORDS: JOE ARNOLD 'Endeavours', the third EP by London-based Metalcore band High Rise, is a very well-crafted experience. Clocking in at a lean twenty minutes, neither the album as a...

UNDER REVIEW: Whitechapel – The Valley

ARTIST: WHITECHAPEL TITLE: THE VALLEY LABEL: METAL BLADE RECORDS RATING: 7/10 WORDS: JO COSGROVE The metal genre thrives on the villainous undertones of the artists’ lives: secret shames and guilty consciences, and the lowest feelings a human being...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Thrice – The Artist In The Ambulance

To celebrate Thrice's recent re-release of three previous albums on vinyl - Vheissu, The Red Sky EP and The Artist in the Ambulance - we took a trip back in time to check out...

Saint Agnes have released new single ‘Move Like A Ghost’

Following their announcement of a headlining tour this October in the UK, garage-rock four piece Saint Agnes have released ‘Move Like A Ghost’, taken from their forthcoming album ‘Welcome To Silvertown’, out May 3rd via...

THE FEVER 333 announce UK headlining dates

The FEVER 333 are ready for a scorching summer as they announce two additional UK dates to coincide with their existing Download Festival set in June. The three-piece will now play shows at: Mon 17th...

The Happy’s have dropped a new video for “Cut The Rope”

Following its exclusive debut on PopMatters yesterday, The Happys are excited to announce their latest music video for "Cut The Rope." Shot by Will Rushton Films, the visuals are said to portray the darkness of living with anxiety. Frontman Nick Petty...

YONAKA release new song & announce headlining tour

Today YONAKA have unveiled their latest track “Lose Our Heads", taken from their upcoming debut album, ‘Don’t Wait ‘Til Tomorrow’ arriving May 31st via Asylum Records. Preorder here. Written by lead singer Theresa Jarvis and produced by...

UNDER REVIEW: QUEASY – Queasy

ARTIST: QUEASY TITLE: QUEASY LABEL: SELF RELEASED RATING: 7/10 WORDS: CERYN SARA QUEASY, Manchester’s very own funk/rock four piece, are set to release their highly anticipated self-titled EP on March 29th 2019. The buzz surrounding their recent recordings, and...

UNDER REVIEW: Free Throw – What’s Past Is Prologue

ARTIST: FREE THROW TITLE: WHAT'S PAST IS PROLOGUE LABEL: TRIPLE CROWN RECORDS RATING: 7/10 WORDS: SOPHIA WATSON Suggested by the unflinchingly punchy title, Free Throw’s new album, ‘What’s Past is Prologue’, promises to be an honest narrative of the...

UNDER REVIEW: Priest – Obey

ARTIST: PRIEST TITLE: OBEY LABEL: LÖVELY RECORDS RATING: 7/10 WORDS: JO COSGROVE There is no denying that electronic tastes and samples in alternative music is at a high in recent years. It’s a style that is seemingly impossible to...

LIVE: Unearth & Darkest Hour’s brutal double headliner at London’s ULU

UNEARTH /  DARKEST HOUR SUPPORT: MISERY SIGNALS, LEFT BEHIND VENUE: ULU, LONDON DATE: 23RD MARCH 2019 WORDS: SARAH SHODIPE  |  PHOTOS: MATT GABELL In the heart of London’s city, off of the long-winding Euston Road, is a tight complex of...

Bad Wolves have announced an EU tour

US rockers Bad Wolves have announced exciting news- they'll be heading to the EU very soon for a series of headlining shows, including a slot at Download Festival. Kicking off in June, the band will...

IDKHOW have announced UK tour dates

I DON’T KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME (iDKHOW) are excited to announce a series of UK headline shows spanning from May to June. The alt-pop duo with pitstop in Glasgow, Birmingham and Bristol in...

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