Live Reviews, Music

Fat Lip Fest 2017 Review

Fat Lip has already made itself known around the South West, providing a popular alt-rock night every month in Bristol. As the first year producing a festival line-up, the brand has definitely created something pretty special that is sure to continue to bring in some big names in the rock, punk and alt genres in future endeavours. Already with a diverse selection of bands and a crowd to match, this little festival has plenty of potential to make an even bigger name for itself.

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Live Reviews, Music

Anewrage – Evesham Iron Road 30.06.17

Italian hard rockers round up their six date UK tour in the local music pub in Evesham. Following the release of their fully packed latest album ‘Life-Related Symptoms back in April’, the quartet are eager to see what the UK has to offer. Formed back in 2009, the group have centered around their local areas with their enticing sound, constructed from unifying post-grunge and hard-rock metal: and the result is thrilling.

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Music, Previews

Fat Lip Fest Preview

With Fat Lip already being a popular name in the South West due to the ever growing alt-rock night taking place every month, it is welcoming to see the brand take a new direction with the formation of the all-day festival taking place for the first time on the 29th July 2017. They’ve already secured a diverse lineup of high caliber bands ranging from Young Guns in their well-deserved headliner slot to fresh pop-punkers ROAM and heavier rockers Feed the Rhino; this fest is already shaping up to be a little something for everyone. I take a deeper peek into the full lineup and present some of the ones to be looking out for on the day.

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Music, Previews

Let’s Talk About… Eurovision

Top 10 Eurovision Tracks

With the 2017 grand final of Eurovision just round the corner, I’ve gone and looked at some of my old favourites from previous years to get myself back in the mood. It was a pretty tough list, as there actually are some decent songs scattered about the last few years, so the order that these have been put in is pretty vague. Just as a disclaimer – these are just my own opinion; i’d love to hear others, so don’t hesitate to comment below!

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Introducing, Music

Introducing… Superfecta

Introducing Superfecta

Formed back in late 2012, London based Superfecta are making a return after a two-year break for reorganisation. The hard rock five-piece released their newest single ‘Mannequin’ on the 8th May, which sets to be the first insight into their next album release, which follows up from their full-length debut ‘Primal Instinct’ from 2014.

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Introducing… The Jackobins

Introducing the Jackobins

Liverpool founded quartet the Jackobins may have gone through some line-up changes over the last couple of years, but that hasn’t stopped them from getting down to business and creating brand new, fresh music ready to be admired by many. Their newest track ‘Nightfire’ is released today and brings forth a new, raw energy that is sure to excite fans of alt-rock.

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Music, Previews

Let’s Talk About…Slam Dunk 2017

Slam Dunk 2017 Preview

Now in the month of May, it is only a few more weekends until the return of Slam Dunk Festival: a three venue fest that brings together the worlds of rock, punk and ska into one day of non-stop music. With such an exciting lineup this year, it is clear that we are set to witness some amazing days of music across Birmingham, Leeds and Hatfield. In preparation, I take a closer look at the stage splits that were announced last month and give you some of the highlights to look out for on the days.

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Live Reviews, Music

Muncie Girls – Cheltenham 2Pigs 27.04.17

Live Review

Published for The Colour of Vinyl

Currently on their 2017 UK tour, Exeter trio Muncie Girls makes a visit to Cheltenham’s alternative club venue 2Pigs: their first visit to the town – excluding their appearance at 2000 trees in 2016.

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