London ska-punk sextet are back and more formidable than ever.
Following the ska brilliance that was Popes of Chillitown’s sophomore record ‘To The Moon’, released back in 2015, the London based genre concoction is back with vengeance with their third full-length album ‘Work Hard, Play Hard, See You in the Graveyard’.
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It’s the New Year, so it calls for a look ahead for what is in store for us from music & film
2017 may be gone, but 2018 is only just beginning. There are plenty of things to get excited for in the coming year in terms of entertainment releases. From Marvel blockbusters to rock returns, it is time to explore the album and films that will be coming to our eyes and ears this year.
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A daily list looking back at some of the top tracks from 2017
A daily countdown that will show off some of my favourite tracks that were released in the last twelve months. With the help of my Top Songs of 2017 Spotify playlist, I have somehow narrowed down some bloody brilliant tracks to just 12 of the very best. In a true fair style, I have selected only one from each band because, let’s be honest, the whole list would just be made up of Paramore, Don Broco and Lower Than Atlantis tracks if I had my own way. Check back daily to see what came top.
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A selection of current ska and punk legends took to the Bristol O2 stage as part of the renowned Fireball whiskey sponsored tour around the United Kingdom. Day two of their non-stop party train saw Reel Big Fish taking headline spot, supported by Pennsylvanian Anti-Flag, Mad Caddies, Fireball’s hottest band Sweet Little Machine and local competition winners Tree House Fire. A packed, sold-out night that brought together the best influences of punk, rock, ska, country and everything in between.
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Fat Lip has already made itself known around the South West, providing a popular alt-rock night every month in Bristol. As the first year producing a festival line-up, the brand has definitely created something pretty special that is sure to continue to bring in some big names in the rock, punk and alt genres in future endeavours. Already with a diverse selection of bands and a crowd to match, this little festival has plenty of potential to make an even bigger name for itself.
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New single ‘Mannequin’ from London based heavy rock band Superfecta is out now
Formed back in late 2012, London based Superfecta are making a return after a two-year break for reorganisation. The hard rock five-piece released their newest single ‘Mannequin’ on the 8th May, which sets to be the first insight into their next album release, which follows up from their full-length debut ‘Primal Instinct’ from 2014.
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What to look out for during 2017 Slam Dunk Festival this month
Slam Dunk 2017 Preview
Now in the month of May, it is only a few more weekends until the return of Slam Dunk Festival: a three venue fest that brings together the worlds of rock, punk and ska into one day of non-stop music. With such an exciting lineup this year, it is clear that we are set to witness some amazing days of music across Birmingham, Leeds and Hatfield. In preparation, I take a closer look at the stage splits that were announced last month and give you some of the highlights to look out for on the days.
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