Surrey four-piece Seasonal back their sophomore release a good one in the form of ‘Weathered’
Surrey-based quartet Seasonal made their debut last year with heartfelt pop-rock sounds in the form of EP ‘Bloom’. Their sophomore release is ‘Weathered’; a five-track bundle that continues right where they left off.
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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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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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Alternative rock quintet release single ‘Clinton’ and details their forthcoming album ‘Collisions’
Alternative rock quintet Oxbloods are setting up to release their debut EP ‘Collisions’ on the 20th April 2018. The band have gone in head first with writing this debut EP, featuring Young Guns style vocals and early Don Broco tempos. From a songwriting perspective, each track is brilliantly crafted with their pure energy and emotion; something the band really wanted to achieve when writing and producing their music.
Debut single release ‘Clinton‘ streamed exclusively with Already Heard yesterday and can now be heard here below.
This Spring sees Oxbloods releasing their debut EP ‘Collisions‘, which sets to be a powerful performance with soaring vocals, offering the listener the opportunity to be part of something. The band give you the freedom to relate and have a sense of belonging to the music by bringing a modern and vibrant blend of electric alternative rock with addictive pop elements.
“I’ve always wanted to be in a band from being 11, the concept of writing music and playing it with my friends excites me more than anything.” states guitarist Matt Lunn. “We can tend to the stylistics of the genre, which our music fulfils in spades. But on the whole, we believe this debut EP has something with much more depth.”
Introducing your next favourite alt-rock band.
The latest additions to the alt-rock roster are here and they’re in the form of Lincoln quintet Carry the Crown. The group are bursting with catchy hooks and melodic vocals to entice the UK into their clutches. Following their successful first record release last year, they know prepare to introduce their latest mini-collection of energy ‘Not Alone‘: due in March.
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Kentucky alt-rockers Too Close to Touch release new song ‘Burn’
Kentucky based quintet Too Close to Touch have revealed their latest track ‘Burn’; a bold track that is the true essence of the band.
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I look back over the past year and celebrate the greatest albums and EP’s released.
It’s the end of the year and lists of favourite albums, tracks, films and books are flying in from left, right and centre. It seemed only fit that I cast a view over the vast albums, EP’s and records that I have reviewed and repeatedly listened to throughout the last 12 months. This list showcases my favourite releases from 2017 from the worlds of rock, alternative and pop-punk. This list was not at all easy, and the positions may change depending on what mood I’m in, but without further ado, here it is…
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