The world is crazy now. Pandemics, fake news, you name it. Blended with a mix of emotions comes Annisokays new single ‘STFU’, first release since 2018’s ‘Arms’ (plus its instrumentals respectively) ‘STFU’ introduces Annisokay’s new harsh vocalist Rudi Schwarzer after the departure of Dave Grunewald in October 2019.
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‘Tiny Rascals’ is the newest single from three-piece French punk rockers South Berkeley.
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South Californian band ‘In Urgency’ are ready to start tearing up the music scene after their strong release of ‘Painting Parallels’ in May 2017. Check out our interview with In Urgency about their new music, inspirations and future plans! Continue reading “INTERVIEW – IN URGENCY”
Riding alongside the wave of pop-punk emo music comes Nights Like Thieves with their six track EP ‘Light The Fuse And Run’.
Opening track ‘Goldbug’ offers strong vocals that take the lead of the track, with the different changes in instrumental styles resting nicely in the background. ‘Here We Go Again’ seems to open with more of a kick, as bass, drums and guitar all kick in together followed by the vocals after the intro. This song gives more of a kick by having beats throughout the chorus where the track stops and starts again. This brings different a good catchy flow to the song that makes it stick in your head for quite some time. Continue reading “NIGHTS LIKE THIEVES – LIGHT THE FUSE AND RUN – REVIEW”
Tusk, a Canadian rock band formed back in 2016 released their EP ‘Headroom’ back in March 2017. Offering what they call a ‘Wall of sound’, ‘Headroom’ is an EP to blow you away with its tonal variety and mix of genres.
Opening track ‘acupuncture’ instantly sets the tone of the EP, with its groovy sound that slowly builds up over the course of the song. Overall, the track is very calm meaning it isn’t too overpowering. Second track ‘Millenials’ starts with indie vocals alongside the mixed track unlike ‘Accupuncture’ which had more a of build up. It’s obvious with this EP that Tusk like to experiment with genre and music, and not necessarily make something cleanly structured. Continue reading “TUSK – HEADROOM – REVIEW”
After making their UK debut this time last year on the Slam Dunk Breakout Stage, Waterparks have returned playing to a huge plethora of fans from all across the crowd. Continue reading “GIG REVIEW – WATERPARKS – SLAM DUNK MIDLANDS 27/05/17”
Second up on the Main Stage this year are none other than Japanese electro-rockers Crossfaith. Offering high energy to the festival, this was certainly a set to check out.
After last performing at Slam Dunk in 2015, Crossfaith are no strangers to the festival and raked in a massive crowd from the start to the end of their set. Opening with ‘Xeno’ from their most recent album Xeno, Crossfaith already had people at the front jumping, moving and creating huge circle pits from the word go. It doesn’t take long for the metalcore rockers to take things back to their 2013 EP ‘Zion’ with one of their more popular songs ‘Monolith’ before moving on to ‘Kill em’ All’ and ‘Ghost In The Mirror’ featuring fellow performer Caleb Shomo from Beartooth.
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