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
‘Not Over’ is the second single from upcoming album ‘Black Sails’, due to be released March 2018. This alternative post-metal band are proving their versatility through the absence of clean vocals in this track, it’s provided Weesp fans with an excited and unexpected change in sound.
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.
Abbey Glover caught my attention with her original song ‘I Wish You Liked Girls’ and I’m not alone. This YouTube singer has over 100,000 subscribers and that video has nearly 1 million views. This new upload, ‘Lie to Me’, is raw and emotional and as beautiful as every song Glover shares with her fans.
Jesse Rutherford, singer of The Neighbourhood, drops his debut major label solo album ‘&’ and it’s as beautifully odd as you would expect. Any fan of The Neighbourhood knows that their sound is eclectic and exciting; they explore and combine a range of genres creating an original and exciting sound. In this solo venture, Jesse demonstrates his own style bringing in sounds from pop, electronic and rap.
On October 7th, Like Moths to Flames released their new song ‘Dark Divine’ ahead of their album release November 3rd. The song demonstrates a new sound which really highlights the talent of the band. If you’re a fan of the scene then you have to give this song a listen.
PVRIS released their sophomore album ‘All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell’ towards the end of August this year. Singles ‘Heaven’ and ‘What’s Wrong’ really helped give fans a taste of what was to come, but the album really blew those expectations out of the water.
Despite having been a fan of Picturesque since first hearing ‘Just Exist’ a few years ago, ‘Back To Beautiful’ slipped under the radar for an embarrassingly long time. Picturesque blend post-hardcore, pop and rock in their impressive debut album, creating a unique sound helped by the mind-blowing vocal range of singer Kyle Hollis.