With all the headlines regarding vaccinations these days, we could have been quite reluctant to have anything to do with anything related to inoculations. However any hesitation we may have had was promptly dissipated by the ‘Placebo Effect’ delivered to us from one of Glasgow’s hottest new artist’s Blue Nicotine… This injection of classic guitar-based, […]

These new releases and dominant voices in the alt space are exactly what we’re celebrating today.   Women in rock, from Against Me! and Evanescence to Paramore and Tonight Alive, are larger than life. While shaping the alternative music world as we know it, they also proved that women belong in rock ‘n’ roll. They all continue to inspire other young women to push against […]

Pearl Jam highlight the “responsibility of each of us to listen and educate ourselves on how to be better humans”. Amid the ongoing George Floyd protests and Tuesday’s music industry blackout, Pearl Jam say they have been reflecting on “unconscious racism” and how they can do better. The Seattle grunge legends have long been active in various political and ethical matters, beginning […]

You have to give it to Weathers: for a band who sounds so happy, they’ve never shied away from wearing their hearts on their collective sleeve. Since emerging onto the scene in 2016 with tracks like I Don’t Wanna Know and Happy Pills, this shimmery alt-rock quintet have combined pop-driven guitars and singalong hooks with […]

Atlas Genius On New Music & Gaming The Aussie brothers and bandmates open up about their latest single “63 Days” and their love of Nintendo As I’m wandering aimlessly at Lollapalooza before my interview with Australian alternative-rock band Atlas Genius, I look up and see two men playing a game of Ping-Pong. I think, “I’m […]

Kasabian’s fun and easy-to-love sixth album is packed with big tunes and simple pleasures Guitarist and primary songwriter Serge Pizzorno has described Kasabian’s album as more “simple” than their previous work. It’s hard to imagine a pleasure more simple than ‘Club Foot’, a 2004 student union anthem that centred around the word “Ooosh!” being chanted […]

Twenty One Pilots were formed in 2009 by high-school friends Tyler Joseph, Nick Thomas, and Chris Salih. The pop trio built an enormous regional following across Ohio and the Midwest, spurred on by constant energetic touring, shrewd use of interactive social media, and connecting with fans on a grassroots level. Twenty One Pilots self-released their […]

      Biffy Clyro are back and ready to flip the script again. The Scottish act started off as a more progressively hard rock band on their first three albums, added more orchestration on the next three, and see their seventh album Ellipsis as the jumping off point for even more of an evolution. We recently […]

East Kilbride are celebrating after becoming the Scottish Lowland League champions 2016/17 Joao Victoria’s hat-trick helped East Kilbride wrap up their maiden Lowland League title in style this afternoon. The Portuguese striker grabbed a treble and Craig Howie also netted during a first-half goal blitz in Galashiels before a Paul Woods brace and Darren Smith’s […]

    It’ll be their first album since 2014’s ‘Man on The Run’ Bush have formally announced their 2017 return, with a new album and headline show in London set for next month. The band, who formed in the capital in 1992, reformed in 2010 after an eight-year absence. Their second wind has produced two […]

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