Rock ‘n’ roll duo Generation are set to return with a ferocious and confrontational mini album Suicidal Champagne

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Packed with fuzz-filled and fervent anthems, Liverpool rockers Generation’s brand-new mini-album Suicidal Champagne is a reflection of the exuberant spirit and rebelliousness of youth. The album contains the crowd-pleasing singles ‘I Like It’ and ‘Who Loves This Generation?’ as well as five previously unreleased tracks. Consisting of brothers James and Dean Carne – both vocalists,… Read more »

11 of the Most Exciting Up-and-coming Bands from Liverpool

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Bands from Liverpool: Monks (Photo Credit: Dylan Mead) Liverpool venues like the Cavern Club and Eric’s became central to Liverpool’s music hub in the 1980s, following Beatles-mania. Today, the city has a vibrant psych-rock scene, homing the annual Liverpool Psych Fest as well as plenty of upcoming talent which is shown at Liverpool Sound City… Read more »

Ten Songs with Social Messages: These Emerging Bands Are Making a Statement

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Ten Songs with Social Message to Listen (Lucia & The Best Boys, Photo Credit: Cameron Brisbane) Throughout the ages, musicians have taken it upon themselves to discuss the wider issues surrounding them. From the politically-charged ‘God Save The Queen’ by the Sex Pistols, to Micheal Jackson’s soulful plea for nature in ‘Earth Song’, and his… Read more »

10 Most Influential Drummers of All-time

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Keith Moon is one of the most influential drummers (Photo Credit: Chris Morphet) There is no other instrument that affects the feel and energy of a band in such an efficacious way as the drums. The drummer provides the foundation to all music: the rhythm and structure needed for other instruments to express creativity, as… Read more »

A propulsive, synth-driven sonic exploration: Calva Louise on multi-media, graphic novels and their forthcoming EP POPURRÍ

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Calva Louise (Photo Credit: Chris Driver) Deliciously snappy melodies with a loud bang, Calva Louise have introduced a heavy streak of blistering electro-pop-rock with their latest single ‘POP(urrí)’. Since their first EP Rhinoceros, the trio has established a pattern of high-octane anthems sung in half Spanish and half English, precisely combined to create a mildly… Read more »

Bands from Glasgow: Pop rock darlings and post punks that need to be on your radar

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Lucia & the Best Boys bands from Glasgow

Glasgow, the cultural hub of Scotland, the city where largely recognised bands such as Primal Scream and Simple Minds originated. From the theatrical-pop aesthetic of Walt Disco to Chvrches’ ingenious mix of synth-pop and indie, the Scottish city is home to a wide range of talent. Check out these bands from Glasgow  Lucia & The… Read more »

Rock’s Most Experimental Subgenre: A Brief History of Art Rock

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Art rock icon: Pink Floyd (Photo Credit: Vic Singh) Art rock has continued to be used as a buzz word for rock bands challenging conventional rock since the 1960s. It’s a loose subcategory of rock aspiring to elevate rock from entertainment to art often via unconventional structures, instruments and taking inspiration from genres far and… Read more »