Gender Roles Announces UK Tour For October 2021

Gender Roles have announced dates of an upcoming headline UK tour, which is set to take place in October 2021.

The tour will see the trio play 21 dates across the country, with support soon to be announced.

You can check out the full list of dates below.


OCTOBER 07 – BRISTOL, Exchange
OCTOBER 13 – OXFORD, Jericho Tavern
OCTOBER 15 – CHESTER, The Saddle
OCTOBER 19 – EDINBURGH, Sneaky Pete’s
OCTOBER 20 – GLASGOW, Broadcast
OCTOBER 22 – LEEDS, Brudenell Social Club
OCTOBER 23 – SHEFFIELD, Record Junkee
OCTOBER 27 – NORTHAMPTON, The Black Prince
OCTOBER 28 – NORWICH, Voodoo Daddy’s
OCTOBER 29 – LONDON, Shackelwell Arms
OCTOBER 30 – BRIGHTON, The Hope and Ruin

Tickets for the dates of the upcoming tour are available now and can be purchased via the band’s official website.

Gender Roles Share New Single, ‘Dead Or Alive’, Announce Double A-Side Vinyl

Brighton based indie punk trio Gender Roles have released a brand new track and announced a double A-Side vinyl.

The band are following up their debut record ‘PRANG’ with the release of ‘Dead Or Alive’ and ‘So Useless’.

“Dead Or Alive and So Useless are tracks that came together just after writing PRANG – they feel to us like a stepping stone between PRANG and the new record we’re working on so it made sense to give them their own special release,” the band explain. 

“The songs were originally supposed to be released in 2020 but who gives a fuck about that stupid year anyway? 2020? Never heard of it. We’re so stoked to get this new music out into the world right now, we were lucky to spend a lot of 2020 working on new music and there’ll be plenty more from us before the year is out!” Hell yeah.

Pre-Order Gender Roles Double A-Side Vinyl – due out March 26th 2021 via Big Scary Monsters.

Bad Pond Festival Announced As Free Livestream Event

There’s a festival returning in a special way! Small Pond Records have announced the return of Bad Pond Festival for 2020 but this year it will be held as a free live stream event.

This will be Bad Ponds Festival’s fifth year and will run from 2:30PM – 10:00PM UK Time. The bands will perform live from Ooosh! Tour Studios, Brighton.

Check out the full lineup including Jamie Lenman, Orchards and more.

A.A. Williams
Gender Roles
Jamie Lenman
Saint Agnes
Yumi And The Weather

More details on the festival will be shared soon via the events official Facebook page.

Music Video Roundup 09/08/19

It’s 4PM on a Friday! This means it’s time for the music video roundup. If you’re new to either the blog or these music video roundup posts, this is how it works. Every week, I watch some of the best recently released music videos and compile them into a list for everyone’s viewing pleasure. They’re span across all the different genres, so expect something different for most of the tracks. First up this week is Grammy Nominated Pop-Rocker Avril Lavigne. Recently she has debuted her latest single, ‘Head Above Water’. Warning: there are some Amy Lee red dress vibes going on here.


With the release of her seventh record, ‘Birth Of Violence’ coming up, Chelsea Wolfe has released a brand new video for the release of her latest single, ‘American Darkness’.


Stray From The Path are just on an upward trajectory right now, and with the release of their new track, ‘Fortune Teller’.

On the track, the band have shared: Describing the track, the band say “Musically, a heavily syncopated assault on the senses. Lyrically, a fired-up attack on the status quo. Written as an antidote to the boomer mentality, Fortune Teller is an anthem for building a better future – no matter how badly it’s been laid out by the past.”


Within the last few weeks, the British metalcore band TheCityIsOurs have released their debut record! ‘Low’ was released and the last cut before they dropped the entire record was called ‘If You Know, You Know’.

Mikey Page (Guitar/Vocals) shared:

“‘If You Know, You Know’ is a ray of positivity, in an otherwise dark album, born out of the frustration of living with your own demons. In a climate dominated by social media, we often seek validation from others around us, usually from people who are in no way qualified to do so, yet it can be extremely frustrating when we are overlooked or judged by others.

This track is about standing by what you believe in and doing what makes you happy – regardless of what anybody else has to say. Learning to love yourself can be a challenging concept, but it’s impossible to help others, without looking after yourself. We wanted to highlight that despite all the challenges featured throughout ‘Low’ there is always a light at the end of the tunnel.”


Heading straight across to Lincoln, we have the hardcore up and comers Reclaimer who’ve recently dropped a video for ‘Canvey’, the latest single to come from their recently released EP, ‘Grief, Enslaved’.


This isn’t just a British list from a certain point, don’t worry. Moving to Brighton for the next video, they were the Rockest Record on Daniel P. Carters Radio 1 Rock Show, it’s Gender Roles! Here’s ‘Hey With Two Why’s’.


Moving to America Now, Florida’s Happy Hour a few months back released their second EP, ‘Love Hurts’ but where’s the video?

Full of demonic seduction to destroy their victim, check out ‘Cigarettes’ below.


Moving across to California, Ceremony are the band at number eight this week. They’re gearing up for the release of their new record, ‘In The Spirit World Now’ in just two weeks and they have released their title track to tear the world apart.

‘In The Spirit World Now’, is set to be released on August 23rd 2019.


Penultimate video time! I had to include this video because Yonaka are one of the best UK bands coming up in the scene right now!

They’ve recently released a video for ‘Rockstar’, a track off their debut record, ‘Don’t Wait ‘Til Tomorrow’.


And we’ve come to the finale! And I’ve made sure it’s a big one! Bullet For My Valentine has unveiled a brand new video for ‘Piece Of Me’. It’s off their 2018 record ‘Gravity’ which also features footage from the band’s recent tour which included huge shows at London’s Alexandra Palace and from Slam Dunk Festival 2019. Let’s dive in.

And that’s it for another week of music video roundup. Don’t forget to check back next week at 4PM sharp for another countdown of ten of the best recent music videos to feast your eyes upon. There’s also new posts every day on the Almost anything Media so be sure to check out anything that might catch your eye.

Gender Roles Announce Debut Record

Gender Roles have confirmed the release of their debut record, ‘Prang’.

The record is set to be released on October 30th 2019 via Big Scary Monsters and will be touring in support of the record.

Here are the dates.

October 2019
2nd – Norwich, Open
3rd – London, Boston Music Room
4th – Southampton, Heartbreakers
5th – Bristol, Rough Trade
6th – Nottingham, Rough Trade
7th – Glasgow, Attic
8th – Sheffield, Record Junkee
9th – Liverpool, Kazimier
10th – Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach
11th – Portsmouth, The Wave Maiden
14th – Guildford, Boileroom

Check out their single, ‘You Look Like Death’ below.