Not only does January see the birth of a new year, but also new music from emerging bands. Making the most of the fresh start are Years Young, two members of which use to be in alternative rock band Ameira.
With only a couple of days to go until the gates open - the Download organisers have thrown up another surprise (or should that be two?) in the shape of two brand new high profile bands to join the line up at Download 2015.
Its said that putting all of your eggs in one basket can be pretty risky business. When it comes to Mallory Knox, it certainly is. Back almost two years ago, this fresh faced five-piece cropped up from a tiny historical village in Cambridgeshire with arguably one of the finest debuts in recent years.
Maybe it's the thought of independence being a reality, but where there has become a recent trend for rock acts to end their albums on a melodic, softer finale, Twin Atlantic decide to buck the trend...
Today, the concept of a mini-album is somewhat a myth. We expect the usual EP, containing three to five tracks, with the arrival a time after of the full length studio album. Think again.
When we look back through the history of music, and we think about the bands that changed the landscape of things, that really put their heart and soul into their craft and along with it provided us with timeless classics and music that will live on forever, then we really have to look the UK and all of its contributions, bands like Led Zeppelin
The music industry is fickle, and you have to be tough to break it, tougher still to survive breaking it. Then there's the actual definition of what "breaking it" actually is!
Its been exactly 2 years, 3 months and 24 days since the release of You Me At Six’s third album ‘Sinners Never Sleep’, the longest wait fans have ever had after frontman Josh Franceschi’s promises at the end of 2012 to return in 2014 with a new record.
One of the hottest bands of 2013, Young Guns took to the stage in Bristol on the 12th October at the intimate venue 'The Louisiana' as part of the Dr Martens #Standforsomething Tour. We have a video of them performing 'Bones' below at the gig, which shows exactly why they've had such an impact for everyone that experiences them.