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Not Forgotten: Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures

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“I’ll fuck you up for fun.” That’s one of the more forthright lyrics in this song. Meet Witch Fever! The four-piece have been causing quite a stir as of late, signing to Sony offshoot Music For Nations and releasing debut EP teaser ‘Reincarnate‘ within days of each other around the start of June. The quartet’s …

Formed in the early days of the March 2020 lockdown as an online collaborative project, it took until their first gig for Fraser and Amelia – otherwise known as Midnight Ambulance – to decide on that name and give their new venture a serious go. In February, they released debut single ‘Black Gloves’, and shared …

Album six; phase two, stage two. If it seemed curious that Manchester Orchestra trailed the impending announcement of The Million Masks of God at a performance that simultaneously capped off its predecessor’s campaign back in February, it was unwarranted. Having pushed themselves in a hard and heavy direction for 2014’s COPE, the Atlanta, Georgia quartet …

I find myself constantly amazed by the ever impressive David Grohl. Whether you’re a fan or not, whether you supported his musicianship as part of Nirvana or Foo Fighters, he clearly is a musician who knows his strengths and will stop at nothing to challenge his own potential and deliver something that’s authentically his. He’s …

English alternative rock duo Birdpen are the creation of Dave Pen and Mike Bird. They mix elements of alternative guitar rock, experimental electronica and Krautrock with cinematic moods, all delivered with powerful and meaningful lyrics. All Function One is an album written as the world was changing at the start of the 2020 pandemic. An …

Based on the English south coast, BirdPen mix elements of alternative guitar rock, experimental electronica and Krautrock with cinematic moods, all delivered with powerful and meaningful lyrics. Written, recorded and produced by the core group duo of Dave Pen (also singer and guitarist in Archive) and Mike Bird, and mastered by Frank Arkwright at Abbey …

After what seems like a lifetime since the album was delayed back in early 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Foo Fighters have finally unveiled their 10th studio album Medicine at Midnight on 5th February 2021 via RCA and Roswell. Recorded between October 2019 and February 2020, the album sees the Foo Fighters take quite …

In celebration of releasing their highly anticipated Greatest Hits album, The White Stripes have shared a video of the band’s performance of ‘Seven Nation Army’ from their legendary Bonnaroo set, on Sunday, June 17, 2007. A storming effort of a classic White Stripes a song. The crowd make it something special. From the initial roar to the opening …

Croatian rock duo Mechanical, have shared their first single – Fluorescent Black Fluorescent Black is a thunderous riff built rock track that sounds way bigger than a duo should. Addictive rhythms and vocal lines merge into a drawn out chorus that only highlights the hypnotic qualities of that guitar riff. The drums clatter and roll …

The White Stripes are set to release the first-ever official anthology of recordings from the iconic rock duo via Third Man Records and Columbia Records. The anthology features 26 previously released songs for this essential, career-spanning set, such as “Seven Nation Army,” “Fell In Love With A Girl,” “Hotel Yorba,” “Dead Leaves And The Dirty …