Abandcalledboy

Face to face with Abandcalledboy

Abandcalledboy are Irish, know how to combine noise and melody in good proportions and make you love them instantly. The band have recently released a 7-track, self-titled EP, so Rock Britain had a good reason to have a chat with Ryan about all the things Abandcalledboy-wise. – Things have been pretty busy for Abandcalledboy recently: … Continue reading

Full Band

Face to face with GretaNova

  There’s something of majestic space rock in the music GretaNova make. They might as well become the next Muse and, no kidding, their potential and talent are huge, mark my words. Rock Britain chats to the band about their formation, ‘Volumes Of Revolution’ and music that matters. – GretaNova were formed all the way … Continue reading

India Mill

Face to face with India Mill

When I first heard India Mill, it was love at first chord: their edgy alternative rock ‘n’ roll just couldn’t leave me unimpressed. At  the moment the band are gearing up for the release of their full-length album ‘Under Every Sky’, so you’d better buckle up. Vocalist and bass player Alistair Smith told Rock Britain about … Continue reading

Queen

Special albums /// Queen ‘Innuendo’

Music has the habit of flowing into people’s lives and changing them irrevocable, in case you allow it to of course. But when it happens, it does so incredibly smoothly and naturally that you don’t even notice when you wake up a different person. Today I can easily call Queen one of the most important … Continue reading

Arcadia Verses

Face to face with Arcadia Verses

Arcadia Verses are hard not to notice with their breed of life-asserting, full of fervour melodies. These talented guys draw inspirations from the likes of Bastille, The 1975, Deaf Havana and The Gaslight Anthem. Quite a cocktail, eh? The result – unique sound with soaring vocals and big melodies with a tint of posh sophistication. … Continue reading

SLF 10

Concert stories /// Stiff Little Fingers @ Phoenix, Exeter /// 31.03.2014

Photos and review by Hannah O’Brien https://www.facebook.com/HannahOBrienPhotography From their inception into the punk world in 1977, Stiff Little Fingers have been a force to be reckoned with. In 2014 SLF released their 10th studio album titled ‘No Going Back’. The crowd eagerly awaited the arrival of the band on stage, SLF began their diverse set with … Continue reading

The Mirror Trap

Musicians’ inspirations /// Gary Moore (The Mirror Trap)

I wanted to show a sort of generational solidarity when choosing a British album that has been inspirational to me, I toyed with the idea of picking something like Time For Heroes by The Libertines, or Silent Alarm by Bloc Party, something that came out when I was still a wide-eyed youth, but in the … Continue reading

Bird To Beast

Face to face with Bird To Beast

Fresh-sounding, daring, psych-folk duo Bird To Beast comprising Hannah and Sam make music catchy and magical, charming and irresistible. Last year the duo released their self-titled debut album and are now continuing to conquer the UK scene with their breed of unique music. Hannah and Sam had a chat with Rock Britain about their new … Continue reading

City Reign live at The Deaf Institute

Musicians’ inspirations /// Michael Grice (City Reign)

My favorite ever album is ‘The Last Broadcast’ by Doves, mainly for the fond memories of my teenage years it brings. I first discovered Doves when ‘There Goes The Fear’ was doing the rounds on MTV2. I fell in love with the cinematography of the videos for ‘There Goes The Fear’ and ‘Pounding’, a style … Continue reading

Ladykiller Caterpillar

Face to face with Ladykiller Caterpillar

Ladykiller Caterpillar formed in 2013 and are already quite a name in their home town of Edinburgh. It’s absolutely no wonder as their music will definitely make your ears happy and pleased. The band’s vocalist and bassist Jake chats to Rock Britain about Ladykiller Caterpillar’s origins, their debut EP and favourite bands. – What was … Continue reading

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