SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL: BANDS TO LOOK OUT FOR

Finally, festival season is upon us, and with one of the biggest day festivals being one of the first to kick things of Slam Dunk has got (yet another) stellar line up. With band like Good Charlotte, Jimmy Eat World and Reel Big Fish giving a huge nostalgia trip the Festival will hit its usual spots across the UK, Leeds City Centre, Hatfield Park and Birmingham NEC. Continue reading “SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL: BANDS TO LOOK OUT FOR”

CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN’S RETURN TO THE UK TOURING SCENE

In just a few short weeks, Catfish And The Bottlemen make their return to the UK, after a round of shows in the US. Now I have never been shy about the amount of love and respect I have for this band and the incredible live show they put on. Just over a year after the release of their debut album, The Balcony, I caught … Continue reading CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN’S RETURN TO THE UK TOURING SCENE

AN INTERVIEW WITH THE WARLOCKS

Fred managed to catch up this week with LA based Psychedelic rock band The Warlocks and fire a few questions their way. This time we talk soylent green, blowing your load on an album concept and the rejuvenation of records on vinyl. Who are you; where do you come from; what styles do you play? “Bobby Hecksher, The Warlocks, Los Angeles, CA. I guess we … Continue reading AN INTERVIEW WITH THE WARLOCKS

TRACK OF THE WEEK

BIG JESUS – LOCK & KEY

Up until last week, I’d never even heard of Big Jesus. They seem to have come from nowhere. One minute I didn’t know who they were, the next, I saw they were supporting both Citizen and Good Charlotte on their upcoming tours, which is pretty big! This week, they released a song from their upcoming album ‘Oneiric’, titled ‘Lock & Key’. It has a dreamy feel to it, and if the album they release continues with a similar sound, I can see it getting a lot of attention. ‘Oneiric’ by Big Jesus will be released September 30th via Mascot Records. Continue reading “TRACK OF THE WEEK”

SPOTLIGHT ON: JAWBONE

Sitting outside Bournemouth’s most promising live music venue, 60 Million Postcards on a perfect Thursday evening, I caught up with Jawbone, my favourite product of Bournemouth’s slightly muddled music scene. Jawbone are a rock n roll duo that I first saw when they supported VANT at this very venue in April last year, and tonight they are back to play a headline show. On forming… … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT ON: JAWBONE

NATIVES TO RELEASE NEW SINGLE, ‘STOP THE RAIN’

New Forest quartet Native release their brand new single, Stop The Rain on Friday, after releasing the mesmerising video a few weeks ago. Filmed in Morocco, the video shows Natives’ recent trip to the country – a trip that proved highly influential on their forthcoming second album (watch this space – we’ll spill the details as soon as we have them).

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