Looking back at 2014… with Laughing in the Face Of

We had a chat with Steve (vocals/guitar) from Birmingham’s melodic hardcore Laughing in the Face Of about the band’s 2014! This is ahead of our show with the band, as well as Guerrilla Monsoon, Mixtape Saints and The Real Quaid in Birmingham this Thursday! How was 2014 for you? It’s been pretty a good year for […]

Looking back at 2014… with Magpies and Vagabonds

It’s been a big year for Birmingham’s Magpies and Vagabonds! They released their amazing EP Giver earlier in the year, and have just followed it up with new single “Start of a Century”. Dan (vocals/guitar) told us all about his year… How was 2014 for you? I felt myself grow noticeably older and more out of touch […]

Exclusive: Cheap Guerrilla Monsoon records!

We’ve teamed up with Guerrilla Monsoon to bring you all some cheap deals on their records! Have a look here! We’ve teamed up with our friends in Guerrilla Monsoon to bring you some pretty cool exclusive offers… Get the Big City Plans 10″ and the Guerrilla Monsoon/Gameday Regulars split 7″ for £9 together – OR – […]

Looking back at 2014… Year of the Guerrilla

Max asked if I would write a piece summarising Guerrilla Monsoon‘s 2014. If you know us personally or know anything about the band then you’ll appreciate the year has been productive and hectic in equal measure! The year nearly killed us (literally and metaphorically) and looking back I can’t believe it happened. For those of […]

Community Discussion: Charity and the DIY scene

It’s time for a brand new community discussion. It’s been a week and a half since our last show which was for Nottingham’s Emmanuel House (more on that later…); it was a huge success with 110 tins brought for our collection (seriously), and around £50 raised. Our next show is also a charity one, this […]

News: Plaids call it a day

One of Nottingham’s finest, and the people behind our favourite venue JT Soar, Plaids, have called it a day. After releasing their fantastic debut album earlier in the year after a string of EPs, the band this morning posted on Facebook: “Plaids is fucking dead. No final show.” RIP Plaids 2012-2014

Band Interview: Gnarwolves

On Sunday’s Punktastic Festival in Cardiff, we sat down and had a chat with Thom (vocals/guitar) and Charlie (vocals/bass) from Gnarwolves about playing bigger venues, their new record and backstage jacuzzis. You recently just released your debut album. What was the initial reaction from the public? Thom: It’s our first time touring the UK since we released […]