'Sometimes it feels like everything is working against you. After years of hard grind, touring relentlessly with sweaty headline shows, winning over fans in vast support slots for bands like Touche Amore and releasing a stunning array of catchy singles, Gender Roles built up to the release of their stunning debut album, 'PRANG'.
Liverpool's Pizzagirl burst into our 2019 pre-COVID world in style with their technicolour debut (the appropriately named) 'First Timer'. With dashes of disco and glorious choruses, it was a slice of anthemic pop which gave a nod to the past while thrusting itself, and us, into the future. As we rejoin Pizzagirl for album...
London's JOHN keep things simple on the surface; a duo who use their sticks and strings to carve out a cacophony for anyone who wishes to lend their ear. Sitting beneath their simplicity though is a symphony of subtlety and a glorious complexity which has led to their recently-released third album attracting more...
Nottingham's Do Nothing have positioned themselves front and centre in a blossoming community of punk-infused guitar music which is steadily producing some of the most exciting live shows in basement venues up and down the country. After a (further) enforced break, they are back out on the road to finish their...
Somehow managing to look and sound just as fresh as many of their still-emerging peers, it's staggering to think that Ash have seen a quarter of a century pass since they released their debut album 1977. Ongoing restrictions mean that their celebrations had to be shunted online, but none of the party magic was lost.
Philadelphia quartet Sheer Mag are a bold, brash cacophony of joyous sounds. With a new album tucked firmly underneath their collective belt, they're heading back to British shores for one of 2019's most explosive live tours.