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Tom Wilson was a young man who tragically died from an accidental blow to his head during a hockey training session, and was found to have previously volunteered to donate his organs - enabling him to unknowingly  save or vastly improve the lives of several people. Tonight's charity gig in aid of the Tom Wilson Memorial Fund featured Explode The TV, The Priscillas and Love Continue Reading
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Dealing With Damage gigs don’t come around as often as we’d like (damned real-life responsibilities!), but boy, are they worth the wait. These guys play what we shall call ‘smartcore’; melodic post-hardcore with SOMETHING WORTHWHILE TO SAY. Midway Still are one of those bands that make me wish I’d been born a good ten years earlier, not least as I may well have caught them Continue Reading
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Queer punk trio Daffodildos drop debut single ‘No Pride’ on 5th July on the Not Saints label! Daffodildos have played at Rebellion Festival in Blackpool and at other festivals and venues. Emily Flea is on vocals and melodiously punky guitar. Captain Jax is on bass and backing vocals; Anni Von Flange is on drums. Their lyrics are about various social issues, pro animal Continue Reading
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A stunning new song joins older classics as Ruts DC get ready for their first ElectrAcoustic full tour! It's undeniable that Ruts DC are one of the best live bands of the last 45 years - their strong lyrics and music a constant and enduring source of their popularity. Building upon the legacy begun by Malcolm Owen, Paul Fox, David Ruffy and John 'Segs' Jennings back in Continue Reading
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Melodic, Angry, Visceral and LOUD! "I f***ing hate how lame we’ve all become" sings former The Sea front man Peter Chisholm on the new LiVES single ‘Cancelled’, out on 19th July on Roulette Records. A raw, unapologetic, guitar driven song that makes for one hell of a tasty racket! A timely reflection of the hypocrisy all around, in the midst of a general election. "They Continue Reading
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Young, loud & snotty, yet melodic and poetic, these high school boys are ready to take on the world! Indie Punk Rockers Spleen are best described as a melting pot of grunge, punk, and melodious expression. Founded in June 2019, the three piece band are: Samuele Riccucci (guitar and vocals), Matteo Innocenti (drums), and Olmo Fantini (guitar). Their debut 3 track EP Continue Reading