Album Review: T2 Trainspotting Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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“Personality, I mean that’s what counts, right,” Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller) rhetorically asks his fellow Scottish skagboys in Danny Boyle’s 1996 black comedy Trainspotting. “That’s what keeps a relationship going through the years. Like heroin, I mean heroin’s got a great fucking personality.” It’s rough logic, but it’s logic nonetheless, and something that comes to mind while listening to the meticulously …

The Menzingers debut new video for ‘After The Party’

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I’ve officially made my first great new band discovery of 2017 and now you’re about to as well. Heavy Heart plays gritty pop-punk in the vein of Sainte Catherines meets Dead Bars complete with dueling vocals and gang choruses. They’ve just released their debut full-length “Distance” and while I’m only halfway through it I have yet to run across a song …

DS Interview: Nick Woods (Direct Hit!) talks new Direct Hit! album, “Domesplitter” reissue, Galactic Cannibal, and more

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In a wide, wide world of sick bands doing sick things, Direct Hit! is at the top of the heap, banging out killer albums like clockwork. I was lucky enough to catch up with frontman Nick Woods on all sorts of juicy subjects including plans for a new Direct Hit! album, the Domesplitter reissue, potential for a new Galactic Cannibal LP, lyrics, and our Dying …

March’s Hidden Gems of Bandcamp

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Rats in the Wall We’re keeping our intro short and sweet because we have got some certified rippers to introduce you to in this month’s Hidden Gems of Bandcamp. Other than Festival season starting up, there’s not really much to talk about anyway (although the lineups for the club shows for this year’s PRB Vegas are looking rather nice)! Speaking of …

DS Exclusive: Fitness (Punk) premieres “Pauly’s Shore” off upcoming EP “Puppet Show And Fitness”

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Chicago’s Fitness might be my favorite new band discovery of the season. Gritty, angst fueled punk rock fused with incredibly melodic with crafty, dual guitars. The band will be releasing a new six track EP titled Puppet Show and Fitness via hometown label Don’t Panic Records and we’re very pleased to bring you a stream of its first single. Crank the volume up …

Rebellion Festival – One week left to save £10 and buy a discounted ticket! Prices go up on April 1st…

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One week left to save £10 and buy a discounted ticket! Prices go up on April 1st. Bands already in DAYS on the website. Dublin Line Up announced yesterday. Some of the team are in Blackpool measuring up the outdoor space! It’s all go at Rebellion HQ! https://youtu.be/_HlPXjtvYbA Source

Deez Nuts: “This is 110% a step up for us”

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No sooner had Deez Nuts departed on homeward bound flights after their impressive tour with Comeback kid had they decided to get right back to it again. Almost immediately they were headed back to support Suicide Silence on their current UK tour, and who are we to complain. 2017 is shaping up to be a pretty big year for the …

LIVE: Cold Cave / Drab Majesty @ O2 Academy, Islington

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Whether he would admit it or not, Wesley Eisold has become an icon within underground music. The influence of his music, be that with American Nightmare, Some Girls, or even his written work, has inspired countless artists. It is, however, with Cold Cave where Eisold looks and feels most at home. The brooding nature of the music matches the introspective …

Red Kate and Stiff Middle Fingers (punk) stream songs off upcoming split

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I’ve officially made my first great new band discovery of 2017 and now you’re about to as well. Heavy Heart plays gritty pop-punk in the vein of Sainte Catherines meets Dead Bars complete with dueling vocals and gang choruses. They’ve just released their debut full-length “Distance” and while I’m only halfway through it I have yet to run across a song …