We’re very pleased to bring you an exclusive stream of ‘Sleepwalk’ – our favourite track from MINE’s forthcoming EP, Disappear. It’s being released via the mighty Holy Roar Records and that should be enough reason for you to check it out. Check it the heck out.
September 6th, 2013
Holy Roar / Cult Culture
30 September 2013
Back in 2004, Saosin were on the brink of emergence into the big leagues, until vocalist Anthony Green upped sticks in the middle of the Warped Tour. He went on to form Circa Survive, who are still going strong four albums down the line whilst Saosin…flounder. MINE don’t sound even a little like Saosin or Circa Survive, but there is a certain parallel to be drawn.
May 3rd, 2013
29 April 2013
by Ollie Connors
Tracing the career path of Louisville, Kentucky trio over their decade-long career has been fascinating. From their beginnings as a ferocious metallic hardcore band, to the more darkened punk ‘n roll vibes of 2010’s House With A Curse, new full-length Sister Faith brings a new spectrum of influence into play, with a record that would sit at home in the collections of all and sundry; fans of post-punk/new wave, clangorous post-hardcore and even Torche/Baroness-worshipping stoner rock fans will all find something to love on Coliseum’s latest offering.
February 15th, 2013
Hang The Bastard
26 November 2012
by David Keevill
Hang the Bastard’s collection 2009-2012 may not be a eulogy (as they stress so empathically on their label’s website) to former frontman and co-founder Chris Barling, but it does serve to draw a line under the first chapter of HTB’s career. The release of this 32-track collection isn’t so much a fitting summation of what they’ve achieved so far (there’s no cherry picking here), rather a ‘throw everything at the wall and see what sticks’ approach, which makes the whole affair appear like they’re desperate to distance themselves from the band they were in a former life.
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November 7th, 2012
Thrash Hits verdict: Being long-time fans of Hang The Bastard (we’ve still got a serious soft spot for their Raw Sorcery EP – yeah, we’re those pricks who say “we prefer the earlier stuff”), when we got an email from their former frontman, Chris Barling, about the new band he’s formed with various ex- and current members of Centurions Ghost and A Long Time Dead, yeah, our interest was piqued. It was doubly-piqued when we gave the band’s debut release – a self-titled EP – a spin. Cue us bundling up some Future Hits questions and firing them over to Chris to get the lowdown on MINE.
July 14th, 2012
Last weekend Kerouac played their final show ever. It was one of the best shows we can remember going to. We told you as much when we reviewed it. Now, statistically you probably weren’t there, but you can still make sure you show your appreciation for one of the best bands that’s broken up this year by buying their entire discography on sweet, sexy vinyl.
February 3rd, 2012
Our Memories Dress Me In A Dead Lust
13 February 2012
by Tomas Doyle
British bands are often accused of apeing their American counterparts – a trend which is most patently seen in the rock mainstream, and where the UK and US markets are intrinsically wed by the lifelines of big package tours and cross continental label backing. But punk kids have long since realised that a lot of the best tunes are being made by our friends in mainland Europe. From the d-Beat and crust of Scandinavia, to the classic ‘Euro’ screamo sound of bands like La Quiete and Gantz, there is a rawness which characterises European punk that’s hard to beat. It’s from this latter lineage of gut-wrentching European screamo where Crocus firmly triangulate their sound.
April 29th, 2011
Over the past couple of months, we’ve spotted a word (or rather a hashtag) popping up on Twitter when a few good people are tweeting at each other. That word is #UKSWELL. We thought we’d have a chat with Holy Roar Records co-founder and Pariso guitarist, Alex Fitzpatrick and see what all the fuss is about.
April 18th, 2011
Read the title again. Lavotchkin, Crocus and run,WALK!. Three great bands driving around the UK playing gigs together. We are happy about this. If you’re not happy about it, you’re a fool.
Lavotchkin/Crocus/run,WALK! June 2011 tourdates
07 Sheffield The Earl
08 Edinburgh The Banshee Labyrinth
09 Newcastle The Northumberland Arms
10 Leeds The Well
11 Kingston The Cricketers
12 Southampton Crushtival @ The Hobbit
13 Brighton The Hydrant
14 London The Old Blue Last
15 Birmingham The Flapper
March 9th, 2011
Kerouac / The Long Haul
Tangled Talk Records
07 March 2011
by Andy Parker
Has there ever been a better time in the history of the UK underground than what we’ve seen in the last 5 years? True, we’ve seen many spectacular acts explode then implode, but they burned fast and burned hard. Now two of our favourite bands of last year have come together for a wonderful slab of 10″ grey vinyl – courtesy of Tangled Talk Records – and they’re out to wreck your lives.