Opening with ‘Ecstacy’, the four-piece from Sweden, Normandie (8), immediately got a pit going. Combining unusual synths with big riffs and catchy choruses, Normandie’s sound made their set really enjoyable. A large majority of their audience knew their lyrics, and Normadie were all bouncing around the stage as they played. Frontman Philip Strand worked the crowd easily, getting them to jump and sing at his command. Since the r...
Cheltenham's mighty 2000 Trees festival has announced their third and final headliner for 2019; Deaf Havana.
Their fifth studio album, Rituals, was released in the August of 2018, suggesting that they’ve got plans to make 2019 their biggest year yet. With a sound that effortlessly combines big post-hardcore riffs and anthemic pop-punk choruses, what’s not to love?They’ll make their first headline appearance on the main stage on Saturday 13th July.
This year has been full of releases with a tonne of big names and evener bigger albums. As usual this list is extensive and hard to squeeze only 10 bands into. Firstly some honourable mentions in list form or you will be reading this post for days:
Bad Wolves - Disobey
State Champs - Living Proof
Black Stone Cherry - Family Tree
Good Charlotte - Generation Rx
You Me At Six - VI
Pale Waves - My Mind Makes Noises
Beartooth - Di...
2017 has been an incredible year both for us in Noizze and for music in general. This has made the task of whittling down 10 musical highlights of the year incredibly difficult but here they are. To begin, here are 10 honourable mentions (Yes it was THAT difficult):
Deaf Havana have been storming through this tour with a spring in their step. At this point in their career they are reaching the hardened touring veterans you would expect them to be but how well are they fairing on this headliner? With Decade and Black Foxxes in support how did they all fare on the evening?
There is a certain swagger behind Decade  as they play the opening slot on tonight's bill and rightly so. Harmonies on point and musicall...
In the back end of September we caught a special celebration of British musicat the Victoria Warehouse, Manchester in the form of The British Sound Project. With a stellar line up of bands playing the night, this could very well be the best small festival of the year.
Kicking things off on the main stage is Sittin' Pretty , who cook up an interesting mix of indie and blues-rock, vocalist Conor Wilde smiling in delight as he shakes away with h...