Selfworth

Selfworth opening the stage at the Silent Planet gig at The New Cross Inn.   Having been around for only a few months, the London based emotive hardcore outlet Selfworth just released their debut single ‘Sleep In Colour’ (2018, self-released) in June followed by their debut show at The Old Blue Last supporting Parting Gift … More Selfworth

Pagan

The Australian blackened rock and roller Pagan kicked off their EU / UK Black Wash Tour at the Old Blue Last in London.   Formed in 2013, the quartet comprising vocalist Nikki Brumen, guitarist Xavier Santilli, bassist Dan Bonnici and drummer Matt Marasco released their first self-titled EP ‘Pagan’ in 2015 followed by a few … More Pagan

TheCityIsOurs

TheCityIsOurs sold out their hometown show at the Thousand Island in London.   The London based alternative melodic hardcore band TheCityIsOurs was formed in 2015 and comprises vocalist Sam, both guitarists Stuart and Mikey, drummer Louis and bassist Jay. Musically, they mix a heavier guitar sound with both clean and screamed vocals which creates a … More TheCityIsOurs

Chapter And Verse

Chapter And Verse welcome ‘the new breed’ to celebrate the release of their new single ‘Ink’ (2018, self-release) at the Black Heart in Camden. Formed in 2016, the London based alt-rock band Chapter And Verse currently comprises vocalist Josh Carter, guitarist, Darren Gosling, drummer Ash Morton and bassist Jonny Hopwood. So far, the quartet released … More Chapter And Verse

Capsize

The Underworld in Camden opened its doors for another heavy rock night. A little bit earlier this year, the Southern Californian post-hardcore band Capsize toured through Europe and the UK. Formed in 2009, they are currently consisting of vocalist Daniel Wand, guitarist Nicolas Lopez and drummer Andrew Tamayo. After releasing their two full-length albums ‘The … More Capsize

Modern Error

Heavy rhythms, melodic hooks pared with a lot of energy. The melodic hardcore band Modern Error from Peterborough, England, comprises all these components with their music, creating a dark vibe and mystical atmosphere through their sound and live shows. Formed in 2017, the quartet consisting of the brothers Zak (vocals) and Kel Pinchin (guitar, keys), … More Modern Error

Rock am Ring 2018

A few weeks ago, I went to Rock am Ring, a German three-day festival located at the Nürburgring race track. It started off as a one-day event in 1985 but turned into an annual event due to its commercial success. After a two year break the festival was re-introduced in 1991 with a new concept … More Rock am Ring 2018