Friday 30 March 2012

Mystery Jets // Live Review - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Mystery Jets haven’t’ toured in over eighteen months and spent a lot of the past year out in Texas recording songs that have formed the new album, “Radlands”. With the new album out on April 30th the Eel Pie Island four-piece are taking back to the road playing a series of more intimate venues in the hope they can “play right in front of you and bring you the stories and sounds of the record as we intended them to be heard.” 

Monday 26 March 2012

ONE TO WATCH // Future Event - Young Guns October Tour

2012 has been a busy year so far for the High Wycombe quintet. Their second album, "Bones", went top 20 in the UK charts and they've already completed a headline tour playing intimate shows to sold out crowds.

After just completing a support slot playing with Enter Shikari, the boys have announced a new headline tour for October 2012 in collaboration with Vans and Monster Energy...

Sunday 25 March 2012

Ceremony // Interview & Live Review

Ceremony are back in the UK and with a new album in tow. The follow up to the 2010 smash "Rohnert Park" comes in the form of "Zoo". 
The Californian hardcore punk outfit take another new direction on the new album, nevertheless it is as expected; aggressive, captivating and unforgettable. Est.1987 headed down to the final tour date in Leeds to catch up with guitarist Anthony Anzaldo. We chatted all things fans, recording and isolating social media...

Wednesday 21 March 2012

Kassidy // Interview & Live Review

Kassidy are back! With their new album, "One Man Army" out on 30th April and a busy few months of touring ahead, Est.1987 caught up with the quartet ahead of their York Fibbers Show. We sat down with Barrie-James O'Neill and Lewis Andrew to chat about their unique sound, the fifth band member, oh and Tom Hanks!  

Yashin // Live Review - York Fibbers

Yashin have served their dues in support slots and tonight is all about them owning the modest stage here at the well established York Fibbers. 2009 saw the band replace one vocalist with two; American born Harry Radford and Glaswegian Kevin Miles. 

Tuesday 20 March 2012

As Blood Runs Black // Interview & Live Review

Est.1987 headed down to The Cockpit in Leeds to check out LA metal act As Blood Runs Black

We caught up with Leche [drums] and Nick [bass] pre-show to chat all things recording, new faces, oh, and dirty laundry!

Friday 16 March 2012

ONE TO WATCH // Apologies, I Have None // Album & Tour

Meet Apologies, I Have None; a four piece punk-rock outfit who are set to take 2012 with both hands and destroy the hell out of it.

Thursday 15 March 2012

Rise To Remain // Interview & Live Review

Rise To Remain have had a great past year; they've released their debut album, signed to EMI, and welcomed two new members into the band. It was their first time playing at Fibbers in York so Est.1987 caught up with front-man Austin Dickinson to talk "City of Vultures", the new line-up, oh, and the time he got "stuck in a washing machine"!

Tuesday 13 March 2012

That time of year again- Reading & Leeds Festival 2012

Yes, it's that time of year again- festival season and yesterday evening the announcement was made disclosing which acts would be gracing the Reading and Leeds Festival this year.

Sunday 11 March 2012

Kill Hannah // Interview & Review

Kill Hannah haven’t graced UK shores in a fair while, but are back on a pit stop tour. They have just returned from playing a festival in Australia and hit Manchester’s colder climate to talk to Est.1987 about new material, their dedicated fans, oh and “Wooter’s greatest hits”. 

Thursday 8 March 2012

New Build // Live Review - Leeds Cockpit

Meet New Build. Made up from components of Hot Chip and LCD Soundsystem, their first full album, "Yesterday Was Lived And Lost", was released on Monday on the band's own label. Before heading out to America and Europe to headline sold out shows the take to the road on a modest sized UK tour.

We caught up with Al Doyle earlier in the week ahead of the Leeds show. To read the interview click HERE.

Wednesday 7 March 2012

Attack Attack! // Interview & Live Review

Attack Attack! have had their fair share of line up changes but have put that behind them and are already storming 2012. Their third album "This Means War" entered the US Billboard 200 at a very impressive 11 and the Ohio quartet are back in the UK to play a string of headline dates. 

Tuesday 6 March 2012

Event of The Week // New Build at Leeds Cockpit // Preview Interview with Al Doyle & WIN Tickets

New Build with Bang & Olufsen at Leeds Cockpit
Wednesday 7th March
*TO WIN TICKETS to the show scroll to the competition at the bottom of the interview*

Sunday 4 March 2012

Dead & Divine // Interview & Live Review

It’s Friday night and Est.1987 are heading down to one of our favourite venues- Sheffield Corporation for the “Evil Tiger Vulture Tour”. Yep, Norma Jean are back on the road and have brought some great bands along for the ride; The Chariot, Admirals Arms and lastly Dead and Divine, who we hung out with to chat all things… music, Dr. Zeus and paying comic book bills!