Photos: Pure Love – XOYO, London – 14/02/13

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Maker Thank Fans For Their Support Following Bus Crash

Following their horrific tour bus crash at the end of last month, Maker have thanked everyone for their support and donations. The band were on the highway about 90 miles East of Dallas, Texas on November 30, when the van fish-tailed and rolled several times, ejecting two people and totalling it. Their friend, who owned … Continue reading

LIVE: TRC @ 1939 Peel, Kingston

TRC Halloween Show @ 1939 Peel, Kingston Wednesday, October 31 Are You Proud? Promotions delivered a cracking lineup for this Halloween show at the Kingston Peel. GIANTS were the first band of the night to really impress, delivering rapid Tony Hawk inspired post-hardcore with lots of chanting and gang vocals. Although the room was less … Continue reading

LIVE: Exit Ten @ Sub89, Reading

Exit Ten Sub89 October 11 It’s 9.05pm on Thursday, October 11, and we’re backstage at Sub89. Exit Ten frontman Ryan is getting changed to go on and chatting about how much cheaper it is to rent a motorhome than a tour bus, as long as you don’t mention that you’re in a band. He’s clearly … Continue reading


NOW roughly halfway through his UK tour promoting Space Between the Words, Dan Le Sac is feeling under the weather. Life on the road may have begun to take its toll, but he’s determined to soldier on, and even managed to find time to chat with Solomon Radley about his new album, his new stage … Continue reading

LIVE: Your Demise @ Sub89, Reading

Your Demise Sub89 13th August I hadn’t been to a hardcore show in months, but I knew what to expect, and Your Demise certainly didn’t disappoint. The London five-piece burst onto the stage with all the energy and aggression characteristic of this kind of show, and although the crowd was a bit slow off the … Continue reading

TRC seek new bassist

London based hardcore outfit TRC have revealed that they are currently on the hunt for a new bass player. The band, who have been nominated for best UK band at the 2012 Metal Hammer Golden God Awards, are appealing for potential candidates to email in with their applications. When asked about the line-up change, guitarist … Continue reading

Live: Los Campesinos! @ Manchester Academy 3

Los Campesinos! Academy 3 26th March I’m definitely in two minds about Los Campesinos! On the one hand they’re just plain not my cup of tea – their quaint vocal melodies and their insistence on using xylophones really grates with me. On the other hand though, their songs are catchy and the words aren’t half … Continue reading

Interview: Vinnie Caruana (I Am The Avalanche)

Following their headline tour in the UK last year, I Am The Avalanche are back again, this time supporting fellow New Yorkers Brand New. Once again, frontman Vinnie Caruana makes the time to answer a few questions before they hit the stage. Q: How was being back in New York for the holidays? It was … Continue reading

Interview: Vinnie Caruana (I Am The Avalanche)

I Am The Avalanche played their first ever shows in the UK back in 2004 before the release of their debut self-titled album in 2005. Now, finally, they are back in England promoting their second album Avalanche United, which was released in October this year. Shortly before their show at Moho Live, Manchester, I caught … Continue reading