Wednesday 31 October 2012

It Boys! Back In The UK / Tour Dates & New Video

Last time we hung out with Hollywoods It Boys! they were over here on their first UK outing. After heading back to America the five-piece has had a very busy Summer. Fortunately they've found time to come back to UK shores to support Blood On The Dancefloor and fit in time to play the UK Vans Warped Tour.  
Want to know where you can catch the guys on tour, watch the new video for "Start The Party" and see the video interview from our chat with them earlier in the year? Click below...

Tuesday 30 October 2012

Rat Attack // New Video & FREE Download

Let us introduce you to Rat Attack; the Exeter four-piece are causing a stir with their debut single, and it's only just been released! Taking influences from Refused, The Hives and The Beastie Boys this single is just a taster and we can't wait for the EP! 

Our new favourite band? They are definitely in contention!
Want to watch the video, see where you can catch their live show and get your hands on a cheeky free download from the boys? Well click below... 

Sunday 28 October 2012

The Blackout // Pre-Party Tour Live Review, Leeds Cockpit

This was no ordinary The Blackout show; taking things back to the sweaty, in your face, more intimate venues the band were giving fans a special treat to see them play smaller venues in preparation for their much larger tour, kicking off in January 2013.

Est.1987 headed down to the sold out Cockpit show to check out what the “Pre-Party Tour” had to offer…

Thursday 25 October 2012

Reckless Love // Interview with front-man Olli Herman & Live Review

Reckless Love is a band intent on putting the glam back into rock n roll. We saw the flamboyant Finnish quartet earlier in the year supporting Black Veil Brides and playing Download Festival. Now they are back on UK soil on a headline tour showing us Brits how it’s done.

Est.1987 caught up with enigmatic front-man Olli Herman backstage before they stormed Leeds Cockpit. Want to know what he had to say about…

Kitty Cowell // New Video, THE WORLD

Female hip hop artist Kitty Cowell is back with a new video for The World. The Cardiff sassy rapper, described as a “a rap/electro live wire” by Music Week Magazine is going from strength to strength. To watch the brand new video and to get your hands on her mixtape FREE click below...

Tuesday 23 October 2012

FUTURE TALENT #14- Singled Out

Singled Out are the exciting breakout pop-punk/hardcore band from Minneapolis. Initially formed in 2009 as Dead On The Dance Floor, the 4 piece released debut E.P "This Has Just Begun" before re-launching themselves in July 2011. With a new name and a more focused sound, "Unfamiliar Faces" E.P was released on August 3rd. Singled Out were also victorious in this years Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands, earning them the right to play on the prestigious Vans Warped Tour. So read what happened when we caught up with the band...

Monday 22 October 2012

Turbowolf // Live Review, Leeds Cockpit

“We’re Turbowolf; we drive around in a red f*****g van, like Postman Pat, delivering riffs to every city”

So, before the band end their touring cycle and head back in to the studio to get working on the next album, Est.1987 headed down to The Cockpit in Leeds to check out what the four-piece had to offer.

Saturday 20 October 2012

Young Guns // Interview & Live Review, Leeds Met Vans Music Night Tour

Since we last caught up with the Young Guns boys they have had a whirlwind of a year and it doesn’t show any signs of stopping. They have just completed a sold out UK tour playing their biggest headline shows to date.

 Est.1987 caught up with Ben and Fraser from the band backstage at the Leeds show to chat…

Thursday 18 October 2012

Gallows // Interview with Wade MacNeil

Gallows are currently busy headlining sold out shows around the UK. After this run the band aren't slowing down in the lead up to Christmas; they are heading out Canada and America.  

Est.1987 took the opportunity to sit down with front-man Wade MacNeil. The former Alexisonfire vocalist and guitarist joined Gallows just over a year ago after Frank Carter's departure. 

To read what Wade had to say about the new album, influences and the rebirth of the band click below. 

LostAlone // Double A-Side Single "VESUVIUS" & "CREATURES" 5th Nov

LostAlone have just finished a UK tour with Tonight Alive but show no signs of slowing down any time soon. As well as supporting Evanescence on their UK Arena tour in November the Derbyshire trio recently announced their double A-side single release; "Vesuvius" and "Creatures". 

To find out more about the release, check out the tour dates and watch the video click below...

Wednesday 17 October 2012

Gallows // Live Review, Leeds Cockpit

A year ago the ferocious, enigmatic Gallows front-man, Frank Carter, announced that he was to depart the band leaving them to continue on without him. Step up former Alexisonfire guitarist/vocalist Wade MacNeil. A year, an EP and new album later Gallows are back on the road.

Est.1987 headed down to the sold out Leeds Cockpit show to see what the new line-up and shake up had to offer…

We Are The Ocean // 2013 UK Headline Tour Announcement

Having just wrapped up an intimate club tour We Are The Ocean are pleased to announce their biggest UK headline  tour to date. 

To Find out where you can catch the boys on tour, how you can get your hands on tickets and read an interview with the band click below...

Friday 5 October 2012

4ft Fingers // Tour Preview

4ft Fingers are back and hitting the road once again. It's hard to believe that the band has been around for a decade and they are stronger than ever as they commence on the 10th anniversary tour which began last night in Birmingham and rounds up in Manchester in a week. 

Click below to find where you can catch the tour which will see the skate punk band play a set from the first two albums...

Wednesday 3 October 2012

Aiden Grimshaw // Interview & Live Review

Aiden Grimshaw has just wrapped on his first UK tour- and with most dates selling out it was a resounding success. If his face seems familiar you may recognise him from 2010's X Factor line-up. However,  he's paving his own way in the industry.

Est.1987 headed down to Leeds Cockpit to chat to Aiden about working on his debut album "Misty Eye", moving to London and his love for Biggie Smalls...