Wednesday 29 August 2012

Obey The Brave // NEW VIDEO, "It Starts Today" & UK Tour Dates

Canadian metal act Obey The Brave are having a busy week this week; not only have they released brand new video for "It Starts Today" their debut album "Young Blood" is also out! To watch the video and find out where you can catch the guys on their UK October tour click below...

Wednesday 22 August 2012

Don Broco // Making The Video "Actors"

We recently brought you our album review of Don Broco's debut full length offering "Priorities" and in short we loved it. The boys are back with second single from the album- "Actors" and if you want to watch a behind the scenes video featuring Fussball, male nudity and plenty of antics click below...

Sunday 19 August 2012

Merthyr Rock Festival Preview // Futures Interview

Merthry Rock, the UK's new 3 day alt/rock festival in the heart of Wales is back for its second year.This boutique festival brings together a mix of indie and rock bands, both home-grown talent and from further afield. FUTURES are set to play the festival on the Friday night and we caught up with the four piece to chat to them more about the event, the new record and all their festival "do's and don't's"!

Tuesday 14 August 2012

FUTURES // Interview & Live Review

Having just finished up on the Karma Tour Futures have had a busy year thus far. After leaving their deal with Mercury behind the four-piece went it alone, launching self built record label Indigo and releasing their debut album shortly after. 

Est.1987 headed down to Manchester’s Sound Control as Futures headlined the “A Declaration All Dayer”. We chatted to the guys about the new record, making the right decisions and having a Bon Jovi moment!

Sunday 12 August 2012

Don Broco // "Priorities" Album Review

“Priorites”, the lead single from Don Broco’s first full length offering, certainly moulded the band’s reputation for writing songs with unforgettable choruses and infectious hooks, perfectly creating the anticipation for the eponymously titled album. 

“Priorities”, the album which is released tomorrow, will enter the public arena with high expectations after the band’s previous E.P success. So what do the four Bedford boys have to offer?

Wednesday 8 August 2012

Leeds Festival Preview // Ceremony Interview

When Californian hardcore punk outfit Ceremony came to Leeds on a recent UK tour it is safe to say it was one of the most riotous shows that Est.1987 has ever attended! 
The boys are back in August playing at the Reading and Leeds Festival so to read what happened when we caught up with guitarist Anthony Anzaldo click below; we chatted all things fans, recording the new album, "Zoo", and isolating social media...

Tuesday 7 August 2012

Amy Can Flyy // Live Review, Manchester Sound Control

You may remember that Est.1987 caught up with Bournemouth pop-punkers Amy Can Flyy earlier this summer. The boys had been away working hard on a new EP, “The Start”, and prepping to go out on the road. Well, the tour came around pretty soon and the boys have been out with That Sunday Feeling and Falling Faster. 
Of course Est.1987 couldn’t pass up the opportunity to head down to Manchester on the final night to check out their live show…

Monday 6 August 2012

22 // Interview & Debut Album "Flux" Released Today...

Born from the ashes of Norweigan Grammy Award winning band Gåte, 22 is the new creative endeavour and brainchild of guitarist Magnus Børmark. After two highly successful E.Ps the group now release their long awaited debut album "Flux". 
Released today "Flux" is as captivating, experimental and as appealing as its predecessors.

 Est.1987 caught up with Magnus to chat recording, the pressure they put themselves under and hidden codes within the album!

Sunday 5 August 2012

Leeds Festival Preview // Bastille Interview

Up next in our Leeds and Reading Festival preview series we have Bastille. Having already tipped them for the top in our "Future Talent" section, Est.1987 headed down to Sheffield in April to catch up with main man Dan Smith. 
He chatted to us about all things touring, recording and having a “wow this is amazing man” moment ahead of the bands Leeds and Reading Festival appearance.