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The organisers over at Slam Dunk festival have hit us with not one, not two, but THREE announcements this past couple of weeks. The good news is, the lineup is now complete so final plans for bands to catch can now commence! Announced just today and completing the lineup are pop-punk staples Neck Deep, As …

How could we possibly get through the year without a Bowling For Soup tour cropping up somewhere? It may be December and dangerously close to the end of 2018, yet here we are catching BFS on a cold Monday night on the Almost Christmas tour they’ve squeezed in right before the ball drops for 2019. …

Hull grunge trio Bloodhound unite forces with the nightmarish psychedelia of Brooders to bring us their latest single ‘FRSTRTD’. Expansive and menacing, ‘FRSTRTD’ immerses itself in a sludge of bone-grinding guitar riffs and tortured vocals; the result is commanding and visceral. The collaborators climb from a deep-set ennui, drumming up momentum, before unleashing a hellfire …

Weekend Recovery are a very interesting band. Although their style harks back to that of garage/grungy bands for the late 90s to early 2000s, it actually makes for a pretty fresh sound to audiences listening in 2018. Their sound has some Hole, The Pretty Reckless and Garbage vibes (although with a little more gusto than …

What goes around, comes around. And so the time is almost upon us. September the 8th see’s Karma Fest return to its roots and light up the Belgrave Music Hall, Leeds with one if it’s finest line ups yet. Mark Keds – (ex-Senseless Things) – brings his post-punk outfit Deadcuts, to play alongside, Matt Hollywood …

Leeds post-punk outfit, FEHM, have been a respected featured on the Northern circuits for quite some time now. Their classic approach to sound has not got unnoticed, and forays South and beyond are becoming an even more regular occurrence for a band that has grown not only in reputation, but also in size. As more …

Leeds-based Menace Beach return with news of their third album Black Rainbow Sound, which is set for release on 31st August on Memphis Industries. The new album is the band’s first new material since early 2017’s Lemon Memory, and after a self-imposed break from tour duties, the album exhibits a profound shift in their sound, whilst still mainlining the blasts of …

Words by Emma Louise and Erin Moore Its that time of year again – where Slam Dunk Festival hits three cities in the UK over the May bank holiday weekend! Saturday saw the first day of the festival, spanning across the centre of Leeds – including the arena, O2 Academy and Millennium Square. Taking on …

I first stumbled across Jellyskin when they were first on the bill for The Vacant Lots in Leeds. I liked what I saw and heard and made a mental note of the name. Since then, their name keeps popping up, both locally and a wider afield. Following a recent support slot with Shonen Knife we …

Coming to the end of their run supporting The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, Leeds duo Kamikaze Girls have announced a sun of European headline tour dates for May, taking long term friends and label-mates Nervus with them. It’s been a productive year for the band following …