NEWS: Yellowcard unveils new track and UK tour dates

Jacksonville Alt-Rock veterans Yellowcard are back and are wasting no time in making sure everybody knows it.  After taking a two-year hiatus, the band today unveiled their new track For You, And Your Denial, an explosive shot of Yellowcard nostalgia and a hint of what we can expect from their new album When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes, due to drop on March 14th. By the looks of it, their return couldn’t have been better timed.  The new track, which debuted on music site Absolutepunk.net, quickly... Read more »

NEWS: Dinosaur Pile Up announce single and tour dates

Leeds rockers Dinosaur Pile Up are busy guys.  Having recently dropped their debut album Growing Pains in late 2010, they’re currently prepping the release of its new single My Rock ‘n Roll. Set for a March 14th release date, the single will mark the conclusion of string of live dates as part of the Rock Sound Exposure Tour kicking off on February 17th. 2011 looks set to be Dinosaur Pile Up’s year, with their first record already receiving ample praise.  NME calls it “one hell of... Read more »

Peter Hook Interview

 Peter Hook personifies the current climate of Manchester. He has an incredible past as the bass player of post-punk’s greatest group, Joy Division, later to be renamed New Order after Ian Curtis’ death.  New Order went on to sell millions of records as the flagship band of Factory records. Their influence has inspired many of today’s electronic artists and was itself immersed in New York’s eighties club scene. New Order famously funded the Hacienda which upon bankruptcy lost investors an incredible amount of money. After years... Read more »

Sleigh Bells – Deaf Institute 21/01/2011

Since releasing their debut Treats in May 2010, the lives of this Brooklyn based duo have mirrored their musical style, fast-paced and vigorously energetic. After signing to M.I.A's N.E.E.T record label Sleigh Bells took on the UK armed with attitude, brash beats, and juxtaposing smooth vocals. Now they are set to return with newly confirmed dates and the aptly titled Riot Rhythm confirmed as the next single. Derek Miller is the producer, writer, and guitarist of the duo. He had been waiting tables for six... Read more »

NEWS: Dutch Uncles Announce New Single

Manchester outfit Dutch Uncles are to once again whet the appetite of fans in the build-up to their full length album. The follow-up to previous single Fragrant is to be called Face In. The track is a further helping of skittish, forward thinking pop. Face In is perhaps Dutch Uncles at their least complicated. Or rather the complexity is below the surface with band’s pop nouse coming right to the fore. Precisely woven melodies and whip-smart guitar lines frame singer Duncan Wallis’ ruminations on the manipulations... Read more »