Band Interview: Mallcops

Have you heard of NDE? No? How often does a Facebook group become a record label? Not very often. Non-Denominational Emo was started last year by Craig Lindholm to combat the toxicity of other similar Facebook groups which were plagued by genre battles and negativity. Now, the group, simple referred to as NDE, has transformed into […]

Band Interview: Creeper

Creeper are getting to the point where they need no introduction. After signing to Roadrunner Records, playing a multitude of huge tours and massive festivals, the band have quickly gone from strength to strength after starting last year. They’re gearing up for the release of their new EP, The Callous Heart, which will be their debut […]

Band Interview: Hora Douse

Hora Douse are an up and coming alternative punk trio from Manchester, England. After releasing their excellent EP Crash (which I reviewed for Seeing Your Scene back in February), we caught up with the band to see how the first ever Seeing Your Scene tour with Petrol Girls went. First up, how did you get into punk? We all […]

Band Interview: Home Schooled

There are a few incredibly pressing questions: Do all good things have to come to an end? And, is it really cooler to burn out as opposed to fading away? Or is it even cooler to say you’re going to break up just as you release new music and then change your mind in order […]

Band Interview: A Wilhelm Scream

We sat down for a chat with A Wilhelm Scream’s Trevor Reilly (guitar/vocals) before their headline show in Nottingham. We spoke about their roots in New Bedford, the ten year anniversary of their classic album Ruiner and their plans for their next record.  How’s this tour going so far? Oh, it’s going awesome so far. […]

Rail-27

Band Interview: Rail-27

We caught up with the smelliest band in the country, Reading’s skacore noise-makers Rail-27, ahead of their “Stinking Up and Down the Nation” mini-tour which starts this weekend, including a Seeing Your Scene show in Bristol at The Chelsea Inn on Saturday 22nd. What can people expect from your upcoming mini-tour? Eye watering odour, ear-bleeding […]

Band Interview: Random Hand

We sat down for a chat with Joe and Robin from Random Hand after their set supporting Less Than Jake in Coventry. The band are currently playing their farewell tours before they split up and release a final record. We spoke about how the DIY scene has changed since they started and why they’re calling it a […]

Band Interview: Restorations & Sam Russo

We sat down to have a chat with Restorations before their show in Derby and managed to hook Sam Russo in, too. Here is a joint interview between Restorations vocalist/guitarist Jon Loudon, and Sam, who are currently on tour together with Crazy Arm. We spoke about their tour, Restorations’ LP3, and the difference in touring […]

Band Interview: Tim Vantol

We caught up with Tim Vantol from the Netherlands on his UK last month with Thrice’s Dustin Kensrue. We spoke about what it’s like playing in front of different audiences, whether it be with the full band, solo, standing, seated or at mixed-billed festivals.  How was Hit the Deck last month? Yeah it was really […]

Band Interview: The Xcerts

Following the release of their amazing There is Only You last year, we caught up with The Xcerts at Hit the Deck in Nottingham a couple of weeks back. How was Hit the Deck for you? Murray Macleod (vocals/guitar): Yeah it was cool. Typically hectic, it’s been about a year since we’ve played festivals, so […]