Of Mice & Men – O2 Academy, Bristol – LIVE REVIEW

For years Of Mice & Men have fought a tough battle just to write and play music. Now armed with a new album and the future theirs for their taking, they took off on a UK tour stopping at Bristol’s O2 Academy. Many will tell you that the New York Hardcore scene was a phenomenon exclusive to the 1980s and 90s. They’re wrong. Born out of Queens, New York, Sylar are carrying the torch for rap based metal and are[…]

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Mallory Knox – The Haunt, Brighton – LIVE REVIEW

Mallory Knox seemed to have a remarkable 2017. From releasing their latest album, Wired, in the Spring to headlining 2000 Trees Festival in the Summer, the Cambridge alt-rockers were making their mark on the British music scene. In February 2018 vocalist Mikey Chapman left the band. The news came as a shock to Mallory Knox’s fans but the band reassured them that they weren’t splitting up and that bassist Sam Douglas would step forward as front man. To calm any[…]

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Mallory Knox – The Haunt, Brighton – GALLERY

Mallory Knox seemed to have a remarkable 2017. From releasing their latest album, Wired, in the Spring to headlining 2000 Trees Festival in the Summer, the Cambridge alt-rockers were making their mark on the British music scene. In February 2018 vocalist Mikey Chapman left the band. The news came as a shock to Mallory Knox’s fans but the band reassured them that they weren’t splitting up and that bassist Sam Douglas would step forward as front man. See our full[…]

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Lower Than Atlantis – Concorde 2, Brighton – LIVE REVIEW

Something has happened at Lower Than Atlantis HQ. Since they formed, way back in 2007, Lower Than Atlantis have become recognisable by an air of preponderance. Their apparent laddish tendencies have been counteracted only by a detectable aloofness. God only knows where all that’s gone. The night was kicked off by Perth’s The Faim one of the newest and most promising names on the touring circuit. Garnering early support from King Pete Wentz, the four piece have embarked on this,[…]

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Tiny Moving Parts – The Dome, London – LIVE REVIEW

Emo is an ever evolving thing and often taken to all kinds of places by all kinds of bands. Today’s leading emo-innovators are more subtle in their sullenness, leaning away from punk and further towards indie, and they’re all being led by the likes of Tiny Moving Parts, who took to the stage at London’s The Dome this month.   Each date of this UK tour has featured a different opening act and tonight the task was bestowed upon Middle[…]

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Blessthefall, Escape The Fate & Thirty Seconds To Mars – RAPID RECORD REVIEW

blessthefall – Hard Feelings: For fans of: Bring Me The Horizon, Waterparks Listen to: Sleepless in Phoenix, Welcome Home Hard Feelings is already a strong contender for Album of the Year. blessthefall’s sixth full-length shows the band trying new things, shamelessly weaving dubstep and dance rhythms amongst their famous breakdowns. And boy howdy, does it work well. Directly addressing their doubters on I’m Over Being Under(rated) with the vitriolic chant of “You’re not forgiven/And I’m not for giving up”, the[…]

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Kid Kapichi – The Carlisle, Hastings – LIVE REVIEW

Most UK cities have their musical icons. Sheffield has Arctic Monkeys. Manchester has Oasis. Leicester has Kasabian. The towns are no different – Hastings has Kid Kapichi. The recently released EP, Lucozade Dreams, is the latest in a long string of successes from indie-rockers Kid Kapichi. To celebrate they took the new tracks across the UK, landing in their hometown for the ultimate tour end. Hasting’s The Carlisle was already moist with sweat by the time Kid Kapichi kicked off[…]

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