Wednesday 30 January 2013

Don Broco // Single Review, “Fancy Dress” & Free Download

 The Bedford four-piece, off the back of the success of their debut album “Priorities”, release single “Fancy Dress” on 4th February. And, with a headline tour in February it is set to be a busy year for the quartet.

Want to know what we thought of the new single and how you can downland it for free? Click below…


SLAM DUNK is the festival that just keeps getting bigger and bigger. And this year is no exception because the Slam Dunk team are excited to announce events in Scotland, Wales and Ireland in addition to the already extended 3 day festival.

They will feature select bands from the main Slam Dunk Festival who will play across two stages and will all be headlined by pop punk headliners Four Year Strong and will include a stellar pop punk lineup of The Wonder Years, Man Overboard and Fireworks.

For all the line-up and ticket info click below...

Tuesday 29 January 2013

Blitz Kids // Interview & Live Review

A busy year lies ahead for Nantwich’s Blitz Kids. Ready to build on their successful 2012, the band are getting ready to release their new album, head out on tour with Lower Than Atlantis and are currently on the road with We The Kings and Natives.

Est.1987 headed down to Leeds Cockpit to check them out and the boys took time out to chat about the progression of their sound, touring and why you should never play Goldfinger in John Feldmann’s house.

FIDLAR // Release Two V​ideos for "Wait For ​The Man'"

LA's favourite good-time punkers FIDLAR have gone and made not one, but two videos  for current single “Wait For The Man”. In quintessentially “FIDLAR” fashion the single strikes a chord somewhere drifting between the Black Lips and Yuck with just enough hedonism thrown in for good measure.
Released in the UK on Febraury 4th it comes out on the same day as the self titled debut album. The videos feature FIDLAR doing what they do best; skating and setting kids off at live shows. 
Click below to check the videos out...

Sunday 27 January 2013

We Are The Ocean // February 2013 Tour Preview

We Are The Ocean had an incredible 2012 and 2013 is only set to get better. The departure of vocalist Dan Brown saw the band return as a four-piece, with a brand new album, a sold out tour and appearing stronger than ever. 

The boys are back on the road next week as their headline tour begins. And playing bigger venues this time round expect a bigger and better show. Want to know where you can catch the tour, buy tickets and find out who's supporting? Click below...

Friday 25 January 2013

FUTURE TALENT #16 - Streetside Vinyl

Meet Streetside Vinyl. Since taking their first steps on stage a little over a year ago they have accumulated a substantial level of attention across CaliforniaThey've played with bands such as Say Anything and Hawthorne Heightswon 2011’s Joshua Fest Battle of the Bands competition, and recorded their album "If There's A Hope"

 Vocalit/guitarist Shawn Gough took time out to chat to Est.1987 about the band's sound, career highlights and what 2013 has in store for them!

FIDLAR // Debut Album Review

“FIDLAR” is every parent’s worst nightmare; the band’s hedonistic approach and a notorious reputation is bound to leave a bad taste in any middle age authority figure’s mouth. That said, their debut, self-titled offering is setting tongues wagging, but for all the right reasons.
Released in the UK on February 4th the album comes out on the same day as single “Wait For The Man”. Est.1987 managed to get our hands on the much anticipated debut. 

Click below to read what we thought…

Tuesday 22 January 2013

Angry Bears // Video for New Song "​Holla-Daze"​

We first featured Angry Bears as part of our Future Talent Section HEREThe Norwich, Connecticut trio has made short work of making a name for themselves in the local scene and now word is spreading quickly! The boys are have just released their holiday hangover video for "Holla-Daze"

To watch the video click below...

Monday 21 January 2013

Taking Hayley // Main Support For Yashin's UK Tour

Birmingham pop-rockers Taking Hayley have been announced as main support for Yashin's UK tour in March. 

The Yashin tour will round off an action packed start to 2013 for Taking Hayley, who are set to release the 3rd single from Tricks & Games - 'Better Luck Next Time' at the beginning of February, before embarking on their headline #BLNT UK Tour on February 17th.

For all the tour dates and to find out where you can get tickets click below...

Monday 14 January 2013

Rat Attack // New Video for single "Heartbeat" feat. Liam from We Are The Ocean

Rat Attack have been on our radar for a while now. Remember back in October we brought you news of the new video and free download HERE? Well, now the Exeter four-piece is back with new single "Heartbeat" and they brought along We Are The Ocean's Liam Cromby for the ride.

To watch the video and find out where you can catch the boys live as they support Redjumpsuit Apparatus in March click below...

Thursday 3 January 2013

Adrenaline Mob // voted iTUNES UK Best New Metal Artist of the Year

We first introduced you to super-group Adrenaline Mob back in June. Bringing together acclaimed Symphony X singer Russell Allen, former Dream Theater and Avenged Sevenfold drum virtuoso Mike Portnoy and Sonic Stomp shred extraordinaire Mike Orlando, Adrenaline Mob is musical mafia of the highest order.  

And now they have been voted iTUNES UK Best New Metal Artist of the Year with debut album Omertà...