Inspirations: On And Off Record With VASA

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February 22, 2020

There are plenty of tasty riffs to come your way in this new EP from North Carolina thrash metallers Krvsade. This band offers little in the way of introductions but list their influences as ‘Sepultura, Death, Morbid Angel, Vader, Slayer and Kreator’, which becomes quickly apparent once you dive in to their latest offering. 

Being an EP made up of three tracks, Krvsade waste no time in getting straight down to business with the furiously energetic...

February 22, 2020

Regardless if you're a post-rock aficionado or a genre casual, the incredible sophomore record from Glaswegian post-rockers VASA is sonic tale that offers universal relatability An instrumental concept record that details the turbulent adventure that is growing up, Heroics is a jubilant and relatable contrast against the tawdry soundscapes commonly associated with post-rock. We recently spoke to guitarist Scott Coupar, who detailed the five album...

February 21, 2020

Riding high after the release of their fifth full length record Nothing Left To Love, hardcore punks Counterparts recently took to our shores alongside Can't Swim, Chamber and Static Dress for a tour of emotional energy. We caught the tour as rolled into the The Exchange in Bristol, check out the photos Theodore Swaddling caught below. 

February 20, 2020

Just over two years since the release of their breakthrough debut album The Mortal Coil, rising Aussie metalcore stars Polaris are back with an album that shows progress and promise.

Within the ten-track release, Polaris explore multiple areas of metal, from classic chuggy hardcore to melodic, production-filled metalcore and a healthy pinch of nu-metal. All of these subgenres are undertaken with expertise and minimal downfalls, conveying this is a...

February 20, 2020

In the wake of the bands new album Wake Up, Sunshine being announced, All Time Low have released 'Sleeping In' - and accompanied the single with a video. 

The video itself is in conjunction with North Shore Animal League Americaa no kill rescue charity based in Nashville Tennessee, where the music video was shot. You can donate to the charity here 

Check out the video for 'Sleeping In' below:

Wake Up, Sunshine is due for release on April...

February 19, 2020

Big Sleeper is the latest offering from supergroup InTechnicolour. If you’re not sure who they are, well, you will be after listening to this album. To clue you in though, InTechnicolour is a supergroup hailing from Brighton. Members of Delta Sleep, LUO and Broker form the quartet and they will change your perception on stoner-rock in just nine songs. 

‘Miami Funk’ is first off the mark to grace your ears. While there’s not really much Miami,...

February 19, 2020

Hailing from Glasgow, the groove bearing post-rockers VASA made a vibrant splash in 2015 with their debut Colours. A distant and joyous cry from the tawdry atmospherics often associated with post rock, VASA painted a spattered collage that illustrated the upbeat joys and carefree wonder this often misunderstood genre is capable of. However, five years have passed since that debut, a passage of time that has brought forth the reluctant gift of mat...

February 19, 2020

Scottish Alt-Rockers Cold Years have given details of their highly anticipated debut album and have accompanied the announcement with new single 'Night Like This'. 

The record will be titled Paradise and is scheduled for release on May 8th 2020. On the albums title, vocalist Ross Gordon said: ""Our hometown is a shit hole, the album is called Paradise because Aberdeen is not a paradise. It's horrible, it's grey, and it's cold all the time. We...

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