Wakefield ‘post everything’ band, One Day, After School, are gearing up for the launch of their debut album ‘The Invisible Anchor’ in just under a months time. As a precursor to the 12″, they’d like to whet your appetite with the video for ‘Hammer and Anvil’. ‘Hammer and Anvil’, backed with ‘Make Do’, is available as …

Load the van, and hit that dusty trail for a European road trip tour. Load ins, soundchecks, photos, show time. Sounds good yeah ? But what about the endless hours in the van as you drive from venue to venue , not really knowing/caring where you’re going, just so long as you get there. What …

Following extensive plays on 6Music and Radio 1, LIFE just got back from Texas after smashing a couple of shows for SXSW like cowboys on cactus juice and they’re calling on all their “LED brothers and sisters” to join them for [POP] PARTY 2 at  THE WELLY CLUB, Hull. In January last year the first …

Squeezing out from between the cracks in the floorboards of the garage punk underground come’s Scab Hand. They’re loud, visceral and they will make you itch. Scratch that itch and just below the surface you’ll find ex-members of Love Buzzard rubbing body parts with ex members of Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, giving us a cross …

Stalwarts of their local DIY scene, Weirds are stepping out and gearing up to reveal themselves to the UK. For those of us that have already had the pleasure, we can attest to the fact that Weirds are one of the most exciting bands around, anywhere, right now. When these boys hit the stage passion, …

Full of surf tinged psychosis, and the cock sure swagger of a 50’s knife gang, London ‘billy-punks, The Sly Persuaders follow up what seems like an endless stream of live dates with their long awaited debut album. Drawing comparisons to the likes of The Gun Club, The Cramps, and The Birthday Party, they bring their …

Teetering on the peripherals of space and time, one man psych-assassin, Rhys Bloodjoy, once again ventures into the darker side of things to bring you his latest offering, the Psyche Attack Theories. Five songs that, as the man himself puts it, “all relate to ways in which unseen, dark forces can play havoc with the …

London’s latest out-pouring of psychedelia comes in the form of Dark Moon, a band who mix ethereal vocals, with vintage guitars and blend them with instruments and sounds more akin to meditation and sound therapy sessions. “The focus was always on creating an experience, with the songs drifting into one other allowing you to get …

On the eve of their latest single launch, we catch up with Wakefield three-piece, One Day, After School frontman Dean to find out a little bit more about the band… BM: So, who’s who? And where are you all from? ODAS: We are Dean Freeman on vocals and guitar, Dan Hayes on drums and Andrew …

“30 bloody years! Who would’ve thought it, eh? As we were well renowned for our, ahem, lifestyle choices, shall we say, I remember Melody Maker ran an office pool betting which member of The Mission would die first!” But survive they did – and they brought quite a few of us along with them, picked …