The Faim – Summer Is A Curse

Aussie newcomers The Faim release their debut EP, ‘Summer Is A Curse’.

It feels like The Faim appeared out of nowhere at the beginning of 2018. Ever since, they have continued to hit the ground running, accumulating masses of fans across the UK alone. It has been one massive year for the Australians, who originally formed in 2014, they’ve taken on their debut tour and massive festival appearances at Slam Dunk, Download and Reading/Leeds as well as topping some Spotify charts with some brilliant single releases.

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Let’s Talk About… Slam Dunk 2018

Getting up close and personal with the stage divides for Slam Dunk Festival 2018.

Slam Dunk 2018 Preview

We’re nearing the end of May which can only mean one thing: another bank holiday packed full of awesome music across three venues to mark the official start of festival season. Slam Dunk Festival brings together the worlds of rock, punk and ska into one day of non-stop music in Birmingham, Leeds and Hatfield; hand in hand with plenty of stage clashes. Once again we have been blessed with some top announcements and in preparation for the big event, I take a closer look at the stage splits and give you some of my highlights to look out for during the weekend.

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Crossing The Limits Detail Debut EP & Stream First Single

Pop-punk Crossing The Limits reveal their Debut EP and Stream First Single

*Press Release courtesy of Inception Press*

Launching from Norwich, pop-punks Crossing The Limits have announced that their debut EP entitled ‘Perseverance’ will be self-released on 6th April 2018.

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Fat Lip Fest 2017 Review

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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Fat Lip Fest Preview

With Fat Lip already being a popular name in the South West due to the ever growing alt-rock night taking place every month, it is welcoming to see the brand take a new direction with the formation of the all-day festival taking place for the first time on the 29th July 2017. They’ve already secured a diverse lineup of high caliber bands ranging from Young Guns in their well-deserved headliner slot to fresh pop-punkers ROAM and heavier rockers Feed the Rhino; this fest is already shaping up to be a little something for everyone. I take a deeper peek into the full lineup and present some of the ones to be looking out for on the day.

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Let’s Talk About…Slam Dunk 2017

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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Muncie Girls – Cheltenham 2Pigs 27.04.17

Checking out indie-rock trio Muncie Girls making their debut appearance in the town of Cheltenham

Live Review

Published for The Colour of Vinyl

Currently on their 2017 UK tour, Exeter trio Muncie Girls makes a visit to Cheltenham’s alternative club venue 2Pigs: their first visit to the town – excluding their appearance at 2000 trees in 2016.

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