Words & Photos: Chloe Ross On a windy cold Saturday night in Leeds, we finally get to witness the postponed tour of rock royalty Yonaka. First up to open the night are local lads King No-One. Hailing from York, they burst onto the stage at 8pm with an air of bravado and confidence that immediately …

Words: Chloe Ross Pictures: Erin Moore Following the October release of their highly anticipated fourth album, Sticky, Thursday night at Manchester Academy certainly kept in theme with that title, with a post-lockdown crowd positively frothing at the mouth from the get-go for a night of raucous live music. It would be utterly remiss to not …

Words: Chloe Ross / Pictures: Ruubez Media It’s almost surreal to step into the attic-like venue that is The Parish on Friday 22nd October. Live music is finally back in full swing after over a year of silenced stages just like this one, and what better way to embrace this fact by welcoming a band …

Leaving behind a blistering festival season, Liverpool based six-piece Red Rum Club cool things down with infectiously happy new single Love Me Like You Wanna Be Loved. The band are just off the back of TRNSMT Festival, Neighbourhood Weekender and a support slot on Circa Waves UK tour, but aren’t letting that slow them down …

Dublin’s all raging Pillow Queens have just revealed that they have signed to Royal Mountain Records. To mark this momentous news, the band are sharing the rambunctious “Rats,” alongside a video directed by Michael Maxxis (Orville Peck, City and Colour). Of the filming, much of which was taken from one of the bands sold-out Dublin shows prior …

Brighton based rock band Yonaka release their brand new mixtape Seize the Power on 15th July via Blood Records. The mixtape consists of eight tracks produced entirely by the band and focuses on themes of self-empowerment, hopefulness and acceptance; something we all desperately need whether we know it or not. Opener Ordinary lulls you into …

IN A ground-breaking experiment as part of the second phase of the Government’s scientific Events Research Programme, Download Pilot invited 10,000 rock and heavy metal fans back to the hallowed grounds of Donington Park for a three-day camping festival over the weekend of June 18th to 20th. Yes you read that right; no social distancing, no …

Eclectic alt-rock duo Twenty One Pilots have gone fully out of the box with their ambitious new album Scaled and Icy. Released Friday 21st May via Fueled by Ramen, their sixth offering sees them head in lighter directions than predecessors Vessel, Blurryface and Trench whilst still remaining fully cemented into their conceptual universe. Instantly reminiscent …

Pop punk titans Bowling For Soup are back with their first single of 2021, Getting Old Sucks (But Everybody’s Doing It). Featuring adorable puppet versions of themselves going through the trials and tribulations of aging, the band are proving why they’ve remained an ever present force in the pop punk world over the years. Tongue …

Myles Kennedy has unveiled another track from his upcoming album The Ides of March (out May 14, 2021 via Napalm Records). Most known for fronting rock juggernauts Alter Bridge, Myles Kennedy has certainly made waves as one of rock and metal’s most prolific vocalists. His latest solo effort follows his 2018 debut album Year Of The …