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Track of the Week – Week Forty-Five

Crooks released their debut album, Are We All the Same Distance Apart, digitally on 30th October via Equal Vision Records, (the physical release to follow in November) with a stream on the bastion of heavy rock music in the UK, Kerrang, and have also recently been announced as the support act for the upcoming Coheed and Cambria/Glassjaw UK tour. That’s big news, and the band fully deserve that slot. Continue reading

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Track of the Week – Week Twenty

Fugazi as a band are the supergroup of American hardcore, bringing together members of Minor Threat, Rites of Spring (the so-called ‘original emo band’), Embrace (not the shit band) and Deadline, and signed, of course, to MacKaye’s seminal Dischord Records. Continue reading

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NEW MUSIC – Bad News – ‘Native Tongue’

What happens when you take arguably the two biggest, and most diverse, parts of the Cheltenham music scene – hardcore and folk – fuse them together into a four-piece band and throw them over the Cotswolds into Oxford? The answer, … Continue reading

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NEW MUSIC – Crooks – ‘Above Me’

Yesterday morning, Cheltenham emo-hardcore five-piece Crooks dropped their latest single ‘Above Me’, which you can listen to by following the hyperlink. In a word, the song is epic, with over a minute of dawdling guitar and echo-coated vocals before quickly swelling to a … Continue reading

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