First came across London band Tangerines at an RIP Records shin dig just over two years ago. At the time we were quite taken, not only by guitarists braces, but more importantly their slightly riotous, but very infectious live set. Fast forward to today, and the band are all set to launch their first single, …

Nothing like a straight up cup of fully caffineated punk-rock to kick start the week. “Popular Music” by Life is a fully charged double shot of the strong stuff, that’ll get you striding wide and fast, as you strut yourself down the high street towards whatever mundane tasks lay ahead for the next few days. …

Love Buzzards debut album, ‘Antifistamines’ washes ashore on a scuzzy wave of garage / surf-punk, churning up memories of the headstrong days of the West Coast hardcore scene. With more than a slight nod towards the likes of Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, Naked Raygun, and the punkier, more psychotic edge of The Cramps, ‘Antifistamine’  is …

Cannibal Animal have their roots deeply embedded in the darker more primal side of the current post-punk scene. Latest single, ‘I Feel Alive’ hits you like an  adrenalised shot of amphetamine spiked directly into your frontal lobe. This is raw to the power of eleven. Plug into the power speakers and turn it up loud, …

The Fun Lovin Criminals burst onto the scene 20 years ago. A cock sure, smooth talking, trio that liked a toot and more than a few shots of tequila. With no regard for genres or boundaries,the self-professed Kings of New York took us a little bit by surprise, providing a welcome alternative to the over …

Get your buckets and spades ready, because Backseat Mafia is going back to the seaside, only this time it’s going to be bigger and better!!! Backseat Mafia has once again been asked to take part in Scarborough’s Coastival festival – www.coastival.com – The festival runs from Friday 12th of February right through to the evening of Sunday …

Amid some of the more dubious tributes surrounding the death of David Bowie, this is one that we can wholeheartedly support as it ticks more than a few boxes – Friend of Bowie: check – Worked with Bowie: check – In a good / relevant cause:check. Rick Wakeman, who worked with Bowie on the original …

February see’s The Cult, one of Britain’s most influential rock bands, return with their 10th studio album “Hidden City” and a nationwide 10 date tour. Originally starting out as The Southern Death Cult in 1981, Ian Astbury and co. were at the forefront of a new scene and helped pave a way for gothic rock to …

Gary Numan is back in the studio with plans to release a new album this coming October, and he wants your help. Numan has launched a pledge campaign which will reward contributors not only with a brand new album, but will also offer a unique insight into the whole creative process. Through a combination of …

Only days after his 69th birthday and the release of Blackstar, David Bowie has passed away. Following an 18 month battle with cancer, David passed away peacefully on January the 10th. A statement from his Facebook page confirming the very sad news reads “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous …