Happy International Women’s Day! Welcome to Queens of the Neighbourhood, a brand new SYS feature. If there’s one thing that is obviously frustrating about alternative music, a scene that is meant to exude diversity and equality, it is the underrepresentation of women. It doesn’t take much to look through any alternative magazine or even looking at […]
Constantly proving to us that they are currently the most exciting band in the country, London’s Petrol Girls are raring to release their long-awaited follow-up to their debut EP, called Some Thing and is released on multiple labels from February 19th. The band have released a video for first track “Slug”, and they had this to say about the […]
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 […]
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 […]
After a few months of trying… We’ve finally managed to release our first compilation! So here you go, it’s streaming in full below, or click over to our Bandcamp page to download it for free – or pay, and all proceeds will be donated to Action for M.E. I can say from first hand experience AFME […]
We’re really happy to announce the first ever SYS tour with two of our favourite bands! The raging feminist hardcore outfit Petrol Girls, who we’ve put on before and absolutely love, and the amazing punky, emoey, rocky Hora Douse! Check out the tour dates here: Fri 10 July – MANCHESTER @ Ducie Bridge Sat 11 […]
Yesterday we put on the amazing Petrol Girls, Laughing in the Face Of and Holy Pinto at JT Soar in Nottingham. Thanks everyone for coming. Here are some pics, courtesy of James Birtwhistle.
Petrol Girls are named after a group of molotov cocktail-throwing French Revolutionaries “Petroleuses” and they are just as politically charged and incendiary as you would expect. Fresh from a tour with The Exhausts, we caught up with vocalist Ren Aldridge to chat about cycle wear, feminism, and kitchen crowd surfing! Who are Petrol Girls, and how would you […]