State Champs’ Living Proof is a pop-punk masterpiece

New York five-piece State Champs are releasing their brand new studio album this week.  Formed in 2010 by vocalist Derek DiScanio and guitarist Tyler Szalkowski, the pair began laying the foundation of State Champs in garages and basements throughout their hometown. The band’s lineup would shift a bit, but DiScanio and Szalkowski were always at the helm, crafting the band’s 2013 debut, The Finer Things, … Continue reading State Champs’ Living Proof is a pop-punk masterpiece

Mayday Parade’s Sunnyland is packed with tracks you’ll love

The Florida five-piece are back with their sixth studio album, out this Friday via Rise Records.  Sunnyland was recorded with longtime producers Zack Odom and Kenneth Mount, and for the first time, also teamed with Grammy nominated producer John Feldmann (blink-182, Panic! At the Disco) and Howard Benson (Of Mice & Men, My Chemical Romance). The result is an album built on impassioned vocals, sing-along choruses, … Continue reading Mayday Parade’s Sunnyland is packed with tracks you’ll love

Woes’ new EP packs a punch

Scottish pop-punk quartet Woes are set to release their Self Help EP this Friday. Expect to be blown away.  Woes have been making a stir the past few months, touring with the likes of Neck Deep, Seaway and Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes. The band are now starting a new chapter, with the release of forthcoming EP Self Help on 4 May via UNFD. The EP kicks … Continue reading Woes’ new EP packs a punch

Home Wrecked show they’re a force to be reckoned with on new EP

The Sheffield pop-punks recently released their second EP Try What You Want, Just Make Sure It Works via Primordial Records. Try What You Want, Just Make Sure It Works follows 2016’s debut EP When All Goes Wrong with both records produced by Matt Ellis of Axis Recording Studio. “I guess our main aim was to just try to write an EP which we all love. We are all into similar … Continue reading Home Wrecked show they’re a force to be reckoned with on new EP

Lindsay Ell proves to be country rock gem with The Project

Canadian singer-songwriter Lindsay Ell is set to wow UK audience with the physical release of her album The Project in the UK.  Following her long-awaited return to the UK last October and a stellar performance at this year’s Country To Country festival, Lindsay Ell’s critically acclaimed debut album The Project received its UK physical release on 9 March 2018, led by the US hit single Waiting On You as well as … Continue reading Lindsay Ell proves to be country rock gem with The Project

The Shires’ Accidentally On Purpose is country-pop goodness

Combine this record with the good weather and you have instant summer feeling.  The UK’s best and fastest selling country act, The Shires, have released their third studio album Accidentally On Purpose today and it will only propel them further into country stardom sphere. The follow-up to debut record Brave and sophomore album My Universe, was recorded in Nashville, Tennessee. Set to play London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall in May … Continue reading The Shires’ Accidentally On Purpose is country-pop goodness

Johnny Cash’s new record is going to be oustanding

And here’s why. Last week John Carter Cash, son of one of the most iconic couples in music Johnny Cash and June Carter, came to London to launch Johnny Cash: Forever Words– an album that sees Johnny Cash’s unpublished letters, poems and writings adapted into brand new musical pieces by the likes of Elvis Costello, Willie Nelson and Chris Cornell. Over the past two years, … Continue reading Johnny Cash’s new record is going to be oustanding

Review: Moose Blood – I Don’t Think I Can Do This Anymore

With their new album out on Friday via Hopeless Records, Moose Blood let their songs do all the talking.  Amongst many other things (such as epic live shows), Canterbury four-piece Moose Blood do one thing extremely well: paint a solid story the listener can relate to. And they do so with every song on I Don’t Think I Can Do This Anymore. And even though this is … Continue reading Review: Moose Blood – I Don’t Think I Can Do This Anymore

Nervus – Everything Dies

Nervus’ newest LP is out this Friday and you should definitely take a listen!  The first new record since 2016’s Permanent Rainbows marks a step forward for the British alt rockers fronted by talented songwriter Em Foster who pours her heart and soul into every drop of this record. Scheduled for release on 9 March via Big Scary Monster Records, Everything Dies was recorded and produced by … Continue reading Nervus – Everything Dies

River Matthews chats about his new album ‘Imogen’

A record so genuinely beautiful its craft shines through in every single song.  River Matthews is an artist for whom the stars seem to have aligned since the days of playing cover songs in local pubs. A career as a musical therapy teacher, and no small amount of heartbreak has led to working with world renowned songwriter Jamie Scott, supporting Rag ‘N’ Bone Man on his sold-out Human tour, … Continue reading River Matthews chats about his new album ‘Imogen’