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.
You'd be forgiven for thinking that we'd finally reached the point where we'd started to run out of band names when you were first introduced to the unusually titled 'Prince Daddy & The Hyena', but there's not denying that the New York quartet still have an abundance of catchy pop rock anthems tucked up their sleeve.
Edinburgh's We Were Promised Jetpacks have spent the last decade constructing a brooding back catalogue of anthems which veer from roaring cacophonies to subtle meandering in the blink of an eye. They're back on the road this month to deliver the opening UK shows on their tenth anniversary for, debut album, 'These Four Walls'.
In this new, modern world, the act of choosing an un-Google-able band name can easily be as something of a statement of intent; JOHN have even had to opt for the (slightly more unique) JohnTimesTwo for their social media accounts and online streaming apps, but once you manage to track them down you'll find your new favourite band.
It has been over half a decade since Liz Lawrence released her debut album ‘Bedroom Hero’, but the jaunty anthems contained within do not sound dated. In fact, stick the album on now and you could be forgiven for thinking it was a new release. Over the past 18 months, Lawrence has returned to her solo project and,,,