Riots. Hard drugs. Strippers. The Stranglers have been there worn the t-shirt ripped it off their backs and thrown it back for another go many many times. 40 years. 40 years of producing and performing songs that both mark and stand, the test of time. We covered their Ruby Tour show in Sheffield last week. …

She’s been absent for a while, having a couple of kids, marrying Queens Of The Stone Age front man Josh Homme, stuff like that. But now she’s back. Punk rock icon Brody Dalle has just unleashed her latest single, ’Meet The Foetus/Oh The Joy’ as a taster for her eagerly anticipated new album. Having previously …

“You might not even wake up tomorrow, so you might as well experience everything right f##king now.” Apparently this is the new dictum that Blood Red Shoes are living to. By their own admission they have spent far too much time focusing on negative elements and are adopting a more gung-ho approach to life. Not …

With half of the country under water, the rest battered in to submission by relentless winds, it’s pretty hard to imagine sunshine and gentle breezes. But help is at hand. The debut album from Kettering quartet Temples is here and it’s more than capable of transporting you away from the deluge and back to the …

Denmark, home of Vikings, bacon and, allegedly, the happiest people in the world. It’s also the stomping ground of all-female rock trio, ‘Baby In Vain’. Since forming in 2010, Benedicte (flastøøb), Lola, and Andrea, have impressed fans and critics alike, gaining a reputation for staging some pretty high energy live shows, which have been known …

If you’re looking for a tune to help you unwind, look no further. Anto Dust’s latest release,’1955’, will whisk you away from the hustle and bustle of daily live, and drop you off in your own private chill out zone. We introduced you to Anto Dust a few weeks back, just to re-cap, Anto Dust …

Reverend And The Makers, one of the more commercially successful bands to come out of Sheffield, release their fourth album ‘Thirty Two’ via Cooking Vinyl Records on 24th of February. The follow up to 2012’s ‘@ReverendMakers’, for ‘Thirty Two’ the band have had a bit of a guiding hand from with Youth (Primal Scream, Depeche …

  Darlia – Leadmill, Sheffield, 24 January 2014. Thankfully, the highly amusing if somewhat, over enthusiastic member of the audience that had entertained us, whilst distracting support act LSA, had crashed, burned and left the building well before Dick Dale’s Misirlou came over the PA, as we welcomed Darlia to the stage. Right from the …

This year marks  30 years since Lloyd Cole and The Commotions released their debut album, ‘Rattlesnakes’. Name checking Norman Mailer, Eva Marie Saint, and Simone De Beauvoir it oozed style, and provided a defining moment in the indie folk/rock scene prevalent at the time. The Commotions went on to release two further albums before they …

The Happy Mondays are well and truly back. Playing live and rumors of a new album, we caught up with the queen of Madchester, Rowetta to see just whats going on…. BM:The Happy Monday comeback is well and truly in full swing. The gigs have been getting great reviews and you are just getting ready …