Knuckle Puck Announce Rescheduled UK Tour Dates

They’ve just finished a trio of appearances at this year’s Slam Dunk Festival but now they’re really coming back as Knuckle Punk has announced the details of their rescheduled UK tour dates.

Here is where they’re playing.

October 2018

3rd – Bristol Fleece

4th – Southampton 1865

5th – London Electric Ballroom

6th – Leeds Key CLub

7th – Nottingham Rescue Rooms

9th – Glasgow SWG3

10th – Newcastle Riverside

11th – Manchester Club Academy



Nominees Announce For 2018 Kerrang! Awards

It’s that time of the year again! The shortlist of nominees for this year’s annual Kerrang! Awards has been released with Architects, Dream State and Marmozets to name a few leading the nominations this year!

And the nominees are…

BEST BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH (in association with Rizla)
Employed To Serve
Boston Manor
Dream State
Venom Prison

Code Orange
Greta Van Fleet
The Fever 333

Neck Deep – ‘In Bloom’
Marmozets – ‘Major System Error’
Architects – ‘Doomsday’
Mike Shinoda – ‘Crossing A Line’
Marilyn Manson – ‘Kill4Me’

Enter Shikari – ‘The Spark’
Foo Fighters – ‘Concrete And Gold’
A Perfect Circle – ‘Eat The Elephant’
Marmozets – ‘Knowing What You Know Now’
Rolo Tomassi – ‘Time Will Die And Love Will Bury It’

BEST BRITISH LIVE ACT (in association with Triumph):
Biffy Clyro
Enter Shikari
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes

BEST INTERNATIONAL LIVE ACT (in association with Old Blue Last Beer):
Code Orange
Foo Fighters
Guns N’ Roses

BEST BRITISH BAND (in association with Fireball):
Enter Shikari
Biffy Clyro
Royal Blood
Iron Maiden

BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND (in association with Chilango):
Foo Fighters
Linkin Park
Green Day
Parkway Drive

The voting is open now and you can cast them via the Kerrang website via the following link.

Martyr Defiled Announce Farewell UK Tour

Last September, British Death Metal outfit Martyr Defiled Announced that they were calling it a day after over a decade as a band.

After a few farewell shows in the UK and a run over Europe, the band have now confirmed dates for their final ever UK tour and their final shows as a band, including a set at this year’s Macmillan Festival.


Here are the dates.


August 31st – Northampton Roadmender

September 2018

1st – Nottingham Rock City Basement (Macmillan Festival)

2nd – Leeds Key Club

3rd – Glasgow Garage Attic

4th – Newcastle Think Tank

5th – Bristol The Exchange

6th – Plymouth The Junction

7th – Southampton Joiners

8th – London Camden Underworld

9th – Manchester Rebellion



Halestorm Announce New Record, ‘Vicious’

US Grammy Winners Halestorm have released details on their fourth studio record, the follow up to the critically acclaimed 2015 record, ‘Into The Wild Life’.

It was recorded at the Rock Falcon with Producer Nick Raskulinecz who has made records with Foo Fighters and Alice In Chains. ‘Vicious’ is set to drop on July 27th via Atlantic Records.

Below are the details for the upcoming record.

  1. Black Vultures
  2. Skulls
  3. Uncomfortable
  4. Buzz
  5. Do Not Disturb
  6. Conflicted
  7. Killing Ourselves To Live
  8. Heart Of Novocaine
  9. Painkiller
  10. White Dress
  11. Vicious
  12. The Silence

You can pre-order the record now via the bands official webstore, Itunes, Amazon and Google Play.

Rise Against Announce New Record

May is becoming the month to announce new material. This time it’s Rise Against as the band have announced they will be released a compilation record titled ‘The Ghost Note Symphonies Vol.1’. The record will be containing re-imagined tracks from their discography which will drop on July 27th.

The band also posted that the tracks will ‘stipped down, with alternate instrumentation, unique orchestration, and a surprise or two’.

Alongside this, they have also released a video for ‘House On Fire’, the first track taken from the record which can view below.

The Gaslight Anthem Announce New Record

The Gaslight Anthem have announced a new record! It’s going to be a special edition of their previously released ‘The 59′ Sound’ which will commemorate the records 10th anniversary.

It will contain unheard versions of some track, a 60-page photo book, unreleased material and a cover of ‘God’s Gonna Cut You Down”.

It’s set to drop June 15th via SideOneDummy.

They’ll also perform at the following dates in July.


July 2018

20th – London Hammersmith Apollo – SOLD OUT

21st – London Hammersmith Apollo

23rd – Dublin Vicar Street – SOLD OUT

24th – Glasgow Barrowlands – SOLD OUT

25th – Manchester O2 Apollo – SOLD OUT

Fireball Announce First Bands For Fuelling The Fire Tour

It’s becoming something of an annual tour now and Fireball have announced the first bands who will be joining the 2018 incarnation of the Fireball Fuelling The Fire tour!

Face To Face and Lost In Stereo will be joining headliners Flogging Molly on the December run of dates.

The Fireball’s hottest band competition also returns this year to give regional artists a chance to win one opening slot on each of the dates as well as playing the whole tour next year. The competition opens June 1st.

Here are the dates.


December 2018

2nd – London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

3rd – London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

5th – Glasgow O2 Academy

6th – Newcastle O2 Academy

7th – Bristol O2 Academy

9th – Manchester O2 Ritz

10th – Sheffield O2 Academy

12th – Birmingham O2 Academy

13th – Oxford O2 Academy

14th – Bournemouth O2 Academy


Fanclub Announce New EP

Well, I’ve been waiting for more Fangclub’s new release for a while now and that patience has nearly paid off as the band have announced their new ‘True Love’ EP which is set to drop on June 29th.

They’re already released a new single which will act as the lead track off it, titled as ‘Knife’.



Here is the tracklisting.

  1. Knife
  2. Heart Is A Landmine
  3. Smother
  4. Sweater Forever
  5. High