News: Triple Sundae release new track “Avoiding Everything is Not Your Only Option”

Melodic London punks Triple Sundae have released a new track on their Bandcamp page for pay what you want called “Avoiding Everything is Not Your Only Option”. Vocalist/guitarist Hassan Afaneh said: “It’s about facing your fears when it comes to social anxiety, and realising that it’s time to make a change. And that time shouldn’t be wasted […]

Album Review: AFI – AFI (The Blood Album)

AFI are an alternative rock band originally from Ukiah, California, formed in 1991. Their current lineup since 1998 consists of Davey Havok (vocals), Jade Puget (guitar, keyboards, backing vocals), Hunter Burgan (bass, backing vocals) and Adam Carson (drums, backing vocals). The band has dabbled with many genres, most notably ranging from hardcore punk, horror punk, emo and […]

Album Review: The Menzingers – After the Party

“Oh yeah, oh yeah, everything is terrible.” That’s how the new Menzingers record, After the Party, starts (and I’m sure countless other reviews). We’re immediately hit by the intro of “Tellin’ Lies”, which has a heavy dose of Jeff Rosenstock influence. The track shows the band at their tightest and their knack for consistently writing great […]

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News: TNSrecords announce the TNS Tour!

Having been smashing it as one of the countries best DIY labels since 2008 as well as putting on countless memorable gigs, Manchester’s TNSrecords today announce their first showcase tour. Going on the road with them will be Faintest Idea, Revenge of the Psychotronic Man, The Roughneck Riot and Wonk Unit – all bands who have been dominating it on […]

Album Review: Billy Talent – Afraid of Heights

Billy Talent are an iconic punk rock band from Toronto, Canada consisting of members Benjamin Kowalewicz (vocals), Ian D’Sa (guitar), Jon Gallant (bass) and Aaron Solowoniuk (drums). After several years of groundbreaking success since their first self titled release Billy Talent, they follow up with their fifth studio album Afraid of Heights. With the band […]

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Album Review: Atterkop – Liber Abaci

Liber Abaci, the new album from Bristol based anarcho-punk outfit: Atterkop. This album is a bit of an anomaly. There is so much ambition, so many ideas crammed in; it’s hard to get your head around. You can tell by listening a lot of heart and elbow-grease has gone into creating this impressive blend of […]

Young Adventurers

Band Interview: Young Adventurers

We caught up with Exeter’s excellent Young Adventurers ahead of the release of their EP ‘Short Sighted’, out on cassette tape via Circle House Records on Friday 21st October…   What can we expect from the new EP? How does it differ from the ‘Dentures Demo’? Catherine: I think it’s much more melodic and a bit more sure […]

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Exclusive: Atterkop release ‘Picket Fence’ video

One of Bristol’s finest, Atterkop have been working hard on their incredible forthcoming debut album ‘Liber Abaci’, due out on October 1st. Bringing together dub and hardcore punk influences with strong political themes Atterkop have proven themselves time and time again on the live scene and are now finally proud to unveil their first new music […]

Little Rocket Tour

News: Little Rocket Records announce Little Rocket Tour

Fresh new label Little Rocket Records launched last month and are wasting no time having released a compilation and have another 6 new releases to announce this year. Keeping themselves busy they have also booked the first ever Little Rocket tour featuring US indie-punkers Wolves & Wolves & Wolves & Wolves, Bristol’s The Run Up […]

City Guide: Manchester according to Andy Davies (ROTPM/TNS Records)

Seeing Your Scene has begun a City Guide series with that aim of helping our readers explore music scenes beyond their hometowns. Each article has been written by someone living in, and contributing towards the scene of, each city. We begin with Andy Davies’ (ROTPM/TNS Records) take on Manchester. BANDS: It’s really hard to list […]