After spending the last few years carving out space for herself in a crowded Merseyside live scene and then spreading her wings to provide stunning support sets around the country, 2021 was a huge year for Liverpool's Zuzu. Among the many highlights was the stunning moment where she took to the Sefton Park...
The last time we saw We Were Promised Jetpacks live they were celebrating the 10th anniversary of their glorious debut album ‘These Four Walls’. An epic soundscape of anthems which sound as fresh as the day they hit record, it feels a lifetime (and a literal pandemic) since we could last indulge in the explosive We...
A whole pandemic ago, when Shame released their debut album 'Songs of Praise', they were one of a clutch of bands exploring the post-punk world. The difference with Shame always felt, even down to the title of the album, that (unlike some of their musical peers) they were never going to take things too seriously, as post-...
Close your eyes and think of Ireland. The stereotypical soundtrack probably doesn't include racous guitars, yet that's exactly what continues to spill from Dublin and the surrounding areas at the moment. Despite some of the best new music in the world calling Ireland home, it's undoubtedly Sprints who lead the way.
When False Advertising readied 'Brainfreeze' way back on the other side of the global pandemic, it was easy to dismiss the hype; three more Manchester youngsters donning guitars and attempting to follow their heroes into the world of anthems and glory. What emerged from the dry ice was a glorious slice of melody...
'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'.