My friends in Death By Shotgun just released their new EP ‘Good Times // Sad Times’ and it is amazing. Lyrically, the EP explores the ups and downs of life, creating a set of tracks perfect for any mood. The four-piece band continue to grow as people, as individual musicians and as a band. With this EP, the boys take centre stage and demand to be heard.
Twenty One Pilots played their comeback show at O2 Brixton, London. The hiatus did the boys good, with both Tyler and Josh looking healthy and happy and giving a brilliant performance. The show introduced fans to the new era, combining the best of their old live show with new and exciting pieces (fire, cars and new songs to name a few). ‘A Complete Diversion’ has got fans all over the world excited for the new album ‘Trench’ and the World Tour that comes alongside it.
Vinyl Theatre have returned with their album ‘Star Cruiser’, their first release since parting ways with label Fueled By Ramen. This album is a beautifully curated collection of songs from the heart. From the first track to the last, you are hooked by their individual sound and raw honesty. This album marks a change in the band that can’t quite be explained, other than to say that I believe their best days are before them.
BTS’s new release has already been breaking records around the world and it’s easy to see why when you listen to this 26 track album. ‘Epiphany‘ gave fans a sense of what to come, but ‘Love Yourself: Answer’ continues to mix genres, creating a sound that stands out in K-pop.
Fashion Week’s ‘Dark of the Cinema’ will have you desperate to hear more. The three-piece band join the ever-growing list of awesome musical talent from Columbus, Ohio. With a sound similar to upcoming artists, I Don’t Know How But They Found Me and Vesperteen, it would not surprise me for this band to follow in their success. Listen to the track for the first time here exclusively before it’s available everywhere tomorrow!
BTS never stop working and are back again with the first track from their upcoming album ‘Love Yourself 結: Answer’. The final part of their Love Yourself series, the song ‘Epiphany’ not only gives fans a taste of what is to come musically but lyrically too.
Ducking Punches, Death By Shotgun and Kill the Witness rocked The Wave Maiden. The intimate venue was filled with passionate fans and those who got drawn in by the music from downstairs alike. All of these people had something in common – by the end of the night we all loved the three bands that played. The night put together by Nerd Rage Bookings, gave us a range of the very best punk has to offer; from pop-punk to indie-punk all these bands gave us music that meant something
Old Note’s sophomore album, ‘With A Heavy Heart’, is set for release February 16th (Friday) through Old Press Records. The follow up to their debut, ‘former self’, is a healthy evolution. Unlike their debut, this record deals with much darker themes, including suicide, loss, abusive relationships and an overall unease with life. These troubling and evocative lyrics are paired with hypnotic guitars, heavy-hitting percussions and clean vocals that break into screams with palpable intensity.
I can’t think of a better way to kick off our new feature, Sing Something Saturday, than with Daisy Clark. With over 40,000 subscribers, this 19-year-old singer-songwriter from the UK has a large following for a reason.
Twenty One Pilots‘ second studio album, ‘Vessel’ turns 5 years old today. It was the first album I heard from the dynamic duo and its the reason I’m so in love with them. ‘Vessel’ is an eclectic mix of alt-rock, rap and ukuleles. This album is impossible to pin down; some songs are heavy on synths, whereas some are stripped back completely. It is this versatility that makes this album so loved by people with all musical taste.