Review: Queens of the Stone Age – Villains

When conceptualising this year’s Gorillaz album, Humanz, Damon Albarn described music for ‘a party at the end of the world.’ Whether by chance or a simultaneous reflection of the cultural milieu, Albarn’s phrase seems like an apt description for Villains, the latest record by Queens of the Stone Age. Read more about Review: Queens of the Stone Age – Villains

Cheap Trick announce Christmas album

Cheap Trick will rock in the Yuletide season with the release of their first holiday themed album CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS, out October 20th on Big Machine Records. Arriving mere months after their critically acclaimed 18th studio album WE’RE ALL ALRIGHT!, Cheap Trick co-produced the holiday collection alongside their longtime collaborator, GRAMMY® Award winner Julian Raymond (Glen Campbell, Fastball). Read more about Cheap Trick announce Christmas album

Gwen Stefani to release ‘You Make It Feel Like Christmas’ album

Three-time GRAMMY Award-winning superstar Gwen Stefani will release her first ever holiday album, You Make It Feel Like Christmas, on Interscope/Polydor Records October 6th. The set features a mixture of original and classic holiday tunes and is available for pre-order September 22nd at here. Fans who pre-order You Make It Feel Like Christmas will receive […]

The Darkness release new video ‘Southern Trains’

The Darkness have today released a brand new song, entitled ‘Southern Trains’. Delivering rip-roaring riffs that soar much faster than the lamented train service, England’s most distinctive, multiple award-winning, platinum-selling rock gods have once again created an important anthem for the nation, replete with spirited invective (a.k.a lots of swearing). Read more about The Darkness release new video ‘Southern Trains’

Review: Wild Beasts – The Welly Club, Hull

Wild Beasts are a band that have been previously described as Marmite – something many consider either one of the most glorious thing you can put it your mouth or absolutely vile. In terms of Wild Beasts, though, I think what this description means is that they are a band who have practically shaped and defined their own genre, which they continue to develop. Read more about Review: Wild Beasts – The Welly Club, Hull

Introducing: Amy Lawton

20 year old singer/songwriter Amy Lawton has today released her debut single ‘Undone’. A gorgeous, upbeat slice of country pop, the single is an impressive introduction to one of the brightest new talents to emerge this year. ‘Undone’ has already received great support from Deezer who featured the song prominently in their ‘Brand New UK’ playlist. Read more about Introducing: Amy Lawton

Tours to top off 2017

We’re more than half way through the year and festival season is almost over. As the weather gets colder and the nights grow darker it’s easy to start feeling a bit low… so check out our list of tours to top off 2017 – there’s still plenty to look forward to from some absolutely amazing artists. Read more about Tours to top off 2017

While She Sleeps announce Christmas show

Having already played shows in countries as far flung as Australia and China this year, as well as selling out a plethora of shows on home soil and absolutely shredding their headline slot on The Pit stage at Reading & Leeds Festivals this weekend, While She Sleeps have announced a special one-off hometown gig on 8th December at The o2 Academy in Sheffield. They’ve also been announced as main support to Architects at London’s Alexandra Palace on 3rd Feb. While She Sleeps’ worldwide touring schedule rides on in the meantime as they’re set to head out to the USA as support to Trivium on their Oct-Dec tour. Read more about While She Sleeps announce Christmas show

Jamila Woods shares brilliant video for ‘LSD’ featuring Chance The Rapper

Chicago-based soul singer, poet and activist Jamila Woods broke into the national spotlight with the release of her highly lauded debut LP, HEAVN a little over a year ago and now it’s available to purchase for the first time via Jagjaguwar and her original label home, Chicago’s respected hip-hop incubator Closed Sessions. Read more about Jamila Woods shares brilliant video for ‘LSD’ featuring Chance The Rapper