Band Interview: The Smith Street Band

We caught up with Wil Wagner of Australia’s The Smith Street Band in Leicester, before their show with Gnarwolves and Drug Church. We spoke to them about their hectic touring schedule, their new album and politics in Australia. So how’s this tour going? Yeah, it’s been awesome. We’ve just done six shows around the UK […]

Band Interview: Millencolin

Millencolin are one of the most successful bands to come out of the skate-punk scene. With their new album True Brew about to be released through Epitaph Records, we caught up with the bands drummer Fredrik Larzon to discuss it. Growing up in the south of England, my first introduction to Millencolin was the track “No […]

Band Interview: Anti-Flag

Tonight I sat down and had a half-hour phone call with Anti-Flag’s Chris #2. I was planning on asking him the typical questions about his band’s new record, American Spring, and their touring plans, but it got a lot more interesting as we spoke about police brutality in America, his sister’s death, the upcoming elections […]

Jake & The Jellyfish - Dead Weight

Band Interview: Jake & The Jellyfish

This week, one of Leeds’ finest acts, Jake and the Jellyfish released their second album, ‘Dead Weight’. It’s certainly going to be in my end of year list, and hopefully in many others, the band have made an album so incredibly strong and relatable, that since it reached my ears a month ago I have […]

Band Interview: Simmer

Simmer‘s second EP, Yellow Streak, is now available to stream or buy physically through Dog Knights Productions. We spoke to vocalist and guitarist Julius Schiazza about Simmer’s scene at home, releasing through Dog Knights, being part of a Record Day Store release and his thoughts on o play. Your time together as a band has […]

Band Interview: Laura Stevenson

We had a chat with the amazing Laura Stevenson before her show in Derby. On this UK tour she’s joined by her full band, The Cans, and we spoke about the contrast in touring with a band compared to solo, looking back on Wheel [2013] and her plans for a new record! How’s the tour […]

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 […]