Holding Absence – Banquet Records, Kingston

Holding Absence played a cosy acoustic set at Banquet Records Kingston to support their upcoming album!     The Cardiff based emotive hardcore band Holding Absence, comprising of vocalist Lucas Woodland, both guitarists Chris Smitheram and Scott Carey, drummer Ashley Green and bassist James Joseph, hit the road to play a few acoustic shows prior … More Holding Absence – Banquet Records, Kingston

Selfworth, Pengshui & Black Coast – Kerrang! Fresh Blood, The Old Blue Last

Alex Baker presents Kerrang!‘s Fresh Blood at The Old Blue Last with Selfworth, Pengshui and Black Coast. Alongside their latest single release ‘Paperskin’ (2019, self-released/Silent Cult), the London based emotive hardcore outlet Selfworth was part of Kerrang!’s Fresh Blood show at the Old Blue Last. The quintet comprising vocalist Jack, both guitarists Brandon and Tom, … More Selfworth, Pengshui & Black Coast – Kerrang! Fresh Blood, The Old Blue Last

Parting Gift – Black Heart, Camden

Parting Gift were headlining Camden‘s Black Heart   The Manchester based emotive hardcore quintet comprising vocalist Zac, drummer George, guitarist Peter, bassist Nick and guitarist Jack, were formed in 2017 and recently signed to Fearless Records. So far, they self-released five singles being ‘Be Still’ (2017), ‘In Mind’ (2017), ‘Asleep’ (2017) and the joint singles … More Parting Gift – Black Heart, Camden

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

Holding Absence

Not so long ago I went to the Boston Music Room to see Holding Absence. After a few changes in the past and their reformation in 2016, the melodic hardcore quintet from Cardiff (Wales) now comprises vocalist Lucas Woodland, drummer Ashley Green, bassist James Joseph, as well as the two guitarists Feisal El-Khazragi and Giorgio … More Holding Absence

Dream State

Two weeks ago, I went to another concert that I really enjoyed. The Welsh alt-rock band Dream State, comprising vocalist CJ Gilpin, guitarists Aled Evans and Rhys Wilcox, bassist Danny Rayer and drummer Jamie Lee, came to the Camden Assembly finishing off their recent tour. Founded in 2014, the quintet released one EP ‘Consequences’ in … More Dream State