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12 March 2017

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CRITICS
Music Video: All I Wanna Know
Release Date: 22/02/17

London based CRITICS formed in the summer of 2014 and haven’t looked back since.
The band are planning to make 2017 their year and feel that they’re finally really onto what they’ve been searching for all this time. Taking the ferocious attitude and lyrical honesty of rock music and combining it with the catchiest hooks and futuristic production of commercial pop, CRITICS are here to reinvent the face of mainstream music and give it a good kick in the teeth.
They are currently on the UK tour. Catch them where you can!

To find out more about CRITICS, visit their sites using the links below;

Official Website: https://critics-theband.squarespace.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/criticstheband
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/criticstheband/
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/criticstheband
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0RY9aqm6LjpibZb1b274Eq
Twitter: www.twitter.com/criticstheband
YouTube: www.youtube.com/criticstheband

 

 

9 March 2017

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Miss Vincent
Music Video: The Lovers
Release Date: 06/03/17
EP Release: 19/05/17

South Coast bright punk band Miss Vincent re-emerge with their brand new track “The Lovers”. Demonstrating a clear sonic progression, the track showcases a fuller-throttled, punk influenced and more raw soundscape, acting as a statement of intent for forthcoming EP “Somewhere Else” due 19th May.
The frontman Alex Marshall says;  We want to create stirring, honest punk rock music that feels real. We wanted to keep all of the grit and crackle we could, but still make it sound huge.
2017 will see the band push their live shows to the limit, with a short run in April and additional dates in the works.

To find out more about Miss Vincent, visit their sites using the links below;

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/missvincentband
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/missvincentband/
BandCamp: https://missvincent.bandcamp.com/
iTunes: http://apple.co/2mv5LJx
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/missvincentofficial
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2yvzGtFdv8dlpBqErEXPXx
Twitter: https://twitter.com/missvincentband
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQIRYhnUnDTrJIZ-M81xSlA

 

 

8 March 2017

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Flatlands
Music Video: One Major One Minor
Release Date: 25/02/17

Emerging newcomers Flatlands have gone from strength to strength, gigging within numerous venues around Oxford and supporting bands such as REWS, Yonaka, Neon Waltz and RedFaces. Hooked on the gig scene, Flatlands decided to move away from making demos with their good friend at Fairmile Sounds and get serious about making a splash in the music world. They debuted their first studio-recorded songs on their EP “Provisional Licence” in January 2017.

To find out more about Flatlands, visit their sites using the links below;

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/flatlandsofficial
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/flatlandsofficial/
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/504uApHxqrqWnUlkWvkpJl
Twitter: https://twitter.com/flatlandsmusic
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmWLD0jCqZgzfuTrZ95mFxA

 

 

6 March 2017

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GraVil
Lyric Video: Decommissioned
Release Date: 14/02/17
Album Release: 05/05/17

Before the album drops, London based GraVil pulls no punches with the introduction of lead track ‘Decommissioned’ (as featured on the latest Metal Hammer covermount cd).
Frontman Grant Stacey isn’t holding back with Gravil’s return to form, he said, “There is a massive sub-context of loss within the new album, with 2016 notably being a brutal year, however ‘No More Forgiveness’ pulls in a lot of strength from negativity that all too often engulfs our society and ways of life. It’s time to make a stand and do what’s right… and this is us, doing things right.”

 

 

4 March 2017
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ELASEA
Music Video: Breathe // Lesson Learnt
Release Date: 28/02/17
EP Release: 17/03/17

ELASEA are a five-piece alternative rock band from Berkshire.
With a slight line up change after their debut EP release in 2015, the quintet have now found their edgy and unique sound. Over the past two years the band have been lucky enough to share the stage with the likes of Funeral For A Friend, AllUsOnDrugs, Veridian and Echoic, with continued support from BBC Introducing & other radio shows.
Breathe starts proceedings in spectacular fashion with its eerie beginnings, before hammering out a soaring riff that ideally accompanies Andy Bradford’s emotive voice. The track highlights the band’s thoughtful texturing with Liv Jones peppering the cut with her alluring vocals and Braydie Haskell’s adept use of synth.

To find out more about ELASEA, visit their sites using the links below;

Official Website: www.elasea.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/elaseauk
Instagram: www.instagram.com/elaseauk
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7to8mI0htzj9wp0XZjF4PP
Twitter: www.twitter.com/elaseauk
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/HighlyPersonalTV/videos

 


28 February 2017

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Rory Indiana 
Music Video: Tough Love 
Release Date: 27/02/17
Single Release: 03/03/17

Brighton based alternative rock band Rory Indiana have revealed the video for their brand new single ‘Tough Love’, their first new material since 2016’s Ruling Class Crooks EP.
This track shows Rory Indiana at their best: solid rock hooks, frontman Rory Kaye’s signature vocal structures and an anthemic chorus combine to showcase the band’s impressive craftsmanship.

To find out more about Rory Indiana, visit their sites using the links below;

Official Website: http://www.roryindiana.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/RoryIndianaOfficial
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/roryindiana/
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/tough-love-single/id1202637846
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0TPF8LMCcnSISS4zjeWkBA
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RoryIndiana
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RoryIndianaOfficial/videos 

 

 

26 February 2017

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Kill For Eden
Music Video: Woke Up Alone
Release Date: 26/02/17
Single Release: 03/03/17

Kill For Eden are London based purveyors of classic hard rock, radio ready riffs and powerful female vocals.
“Woke Up Alone” is their second single from the forthcoming album “Petty Crimes” which will be released early 2017.

To find out more about Kill For Eden, visit their sites using the links below;

Official Website: www.killforeden.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/killforedenrock
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/killforeden/
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/killforeden
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1zmEW7KKtZDD4n8HYnpqP0
Twitter: https://twitter.com/KillForEden
YouTube: https://twitter.com/KillForEden

 

 

24 February 2017

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SEASONS
Music Video: Want It All
Release Date: 22/02/17
Single Release: 24/02/17

UK alt-rockers SEASONS‘ new single Want It All is produced by Ben Sansom from Lower Than Atlantis, and is their second release, it demonstrates a young rock band fast on the rise. With their self-titled EP, the band already has some big names under their belt including the likes of Kerrang! magazine who awarded their debut EP a massive 4 out of 5 K’s, as well as being on the radar of the likes of Rocksound magazine.

To find out more about SEASONS, visit their sites using the links below;

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/seasonsbanduk
Instagram: www.instagram.com/seasonsbanduk
iTunes: https://itun.es/gb/XECPhb
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0xEerwkJgDMjnVDT4o5aH5
Twitter: www.twitter.com/seasonsukband
YouTube: www.youtube.com/seasonsbanduk

 

 

20 February 2017

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The Trusted
Music Video: Turbulence
Release Date: 17/02/17

The Trusted are a young 4 piece band originally from Leigh On Sea in Essex. Coming together with a host of influences they quickly discovered a shared passion for crafting intelligent, rocking indie tunes with exciting ferocity and infectious hooks and established a reputation for high-energy live shows. Last week this song Turbulence was selected as one of Emerging Artists by BBC Radio’s legendary Gary Crowley.

To find out more about The Trusted, visit their sites using the links below;
Official Website: https://www.thetrusted.co.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/thetrusted
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thetrusted_/
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/thetrusted
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/08kAhC7OUPdnD0dGaX5OLG
Twitter: https://twitter.com/thetrustedband
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjSOEo_PmQYN3hATqawtkKA

 


18 February 2017

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Tequila Mockingbyrd
Music Video: Never Go Home
Release Date: 15/02/17

Aussie heavy weight punk trio from Melbourne, now based in UK, has finally released their new material.
Since their inception in 2012, the band has toured Australia multiple times and earned killer support slots with international acts such as Cherie Currie of The Runaways and punk icon Richie Ramone whose management hand‐picked the girls for the slot having heard their cover of The Ramone’s classic “Somebody Put Something in my Drink”.
Their album is scheduled for release internationally early 2017 following the trio’s relocation to the UK in September 2016. They have certainly hit the ground running with a 40+ date tour across the UK and Europe including appearances at Hard Rock Hell and Planet Rock Stock and UK/Ireland tour with Richie Ramone. Look out world, these Byrds cannot be caged!

To find out more about Tequila Mockingbyrd, visit their sites using the links below;
Official Website: http://www.tequilamockingbyrdband.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/tequilamockingbyrdband
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tequilamockingbyrdband/
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/tequila-mockingbyrd
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3LjE0p2zYpduxx47EJizmF
Twitter: https://twitter.com/tequilabyrds
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW8WvUKu7doeRXVDxclfjHw

 

 

15 February 2017

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False Heads
Music Video: TWENTYNOTHING
Release Date: 14/02/17
EP Release Date: 10/03/17

False Heads, one of the most exciting bands Music Matters featured, are now returning in 2017 with their ‘Gutter Press’ EP, featuring a string of hard-hitting tracks, including Iggy Pop favourite ‘Slew’, and two stellar new tracks ‘TwentyNothing’ and ‘Comfort Consumption’. The new EP delivers five tracks that capture False Heads perfect riot of energetic, leering bawdiness, and set a huge marker for a band whose remarkable rise is seemingly unstoppable. With their frenetic live shows taking on a life of their own, False Heads have also announced their first dates of 2017 this February and March.

To find out more about False Heads, visit their sites using the links below;
Official Website: http://www.falseheads.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FalseHeads
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/falseheads
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/artist/false-heads/id901483155
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/falseheads
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2tZaXwpCHEhoVEBQuRI4vu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/FalseHeads
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/FalseHeads/videos

Read False Heads interview with Music Matters: 30/10/16 False Heads – Weigh In

 

 

 

14 February 2017

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Courtesans
Music Video: Mesmerise
Release Date: 09/02/17
EP Release Date: 31/03/17

London based band Courtesans explain, “‘Mesmerise’ is about being entranced so deeply that you lose yourself and forget who you are”, “You want this. You believe you need this. It becomes your first thought in the morning and the last thought before you fall asleep. You lose your identity. The desire fills your dreams and finally becomes you.”

To find out more about Courtesans, visit their sites using the links below;
Official Website: https://www.thecourtesans.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/thecourtesans/about
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/courtesans/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/the_courtesans
BandCamp: http://thecourtesansmusic.com/
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/thecourtesans
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/CatrionaVillenhardt/videos

 


12 February 2017

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FREAK
Music Video: CAKE
Release Date: 13/01/17

FREAK is a totally exciting and insane new band which is created by Connar former front-man of the established very young death metal band Kill The Freak from Essex. FREAK has been online sensation even before they stated performing live and one of BBC Radio One’s favourites.

To find out more about FREAK, visit their sites using the links below;
Official Website: http://www.imthefreak.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/freakalt
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/freak.alt/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/freakalt
SNAPCHAT: freakalt
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/freakalt
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4TbEwdTCpJqef7DcHvTjzA
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4CdzgUnRhwt_STOMLYUP0w

 

10 February 2017

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Duke Of Wolves
Music Video: They Laugh
Release Date:  7th December 2016

Launched on 1st January 2016, Duke Of Wolves is a London-based, 4-piece rock band. They combine hard-hitting riffs, huge choruses, and melodies that’ll follow you all the way home. Their sound is suitable for crowded public transport, open desert roads, and every mood in between!
Multiple BBC Introducing plays, played Isle Of Wight Festival, Standon Calling, Hard Rock Cafe and many more.

To find out more about Duke Of Wolves, visit their sites using the links below;
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/dukeofwolves
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dukeofwolves/
Soundcloud: http://soundcloud.com/dukeofwolves
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DofWmusic
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChRJ20TZv8_nXlA0BJeMIIA

 

4 February 2017

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Rob Jarvis & The Mercury Sons
Music Video: Just To Make You Happy
Release Date: 31/01/17
Song Release: 16/01/17

Essex based alternative rock outfit Rob Jarvis & The Mercury Sons has just released their debut single ‘Just To Make You Happy’. The song achieved its first exclusive radio airplay on Alex Baker’s Fresh Blood Show – Kerrang Radio. The single release is only the beginning of the band, as their recent debut show in Newcastle was a sell out.
This single is perfectly showcasing Rob Jarvis’ incredible song writing ability; a dynamic rock track with light, shade and incredible passion, and an eclectic lick of originality.
Rob, lead vocalist and guitarist says “Our debut release ‘Just To Make You Happy’ hasn’t been shown to a great deal of people, but those who’ve encountered it during the ‘making of’ stages have made reference to all kinds of bands, certainly lots of reference to 90s rock, so we hope you all like it.”

To find out more about Rob Jarvis & The Mercury Sons, visit their sites using the links below;
Official Website: http://www.robjarvisandthemercurysons.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RJTMS
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robjarvisandthemercurysons/
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3dYfeXOu7tLih1e8tWn0WP
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/rob-jarvis-the-mercury-sons
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RobJMercurySons
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq7rWnaaaFvOcuC6DK5gGgA

 

3 February 2017

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The Velvet Hands
Music Video: I Don’t Mind
Release Date: 18/01/17
Song Release: 03/02/17(today)  I Don’t Mind / The End (digital and 7” blue vinyl – Easy Action Records (EA45026))
Show: 08/02/17 at The Monarch, Camden London

London based grange rock band The Velvet Hands have caused quite a stir in the year that they’ve been around. Self releasing their first two singles ‘Games’ and ‘Habit’, they picked up some great online coverage and radio support from BBC 6 Music DJs Radcliffe & Maconie and Steve Lamacq. BBC Introducing has been supporting from the beginning, offering the band slots on their BBC intro stages at both Boardmasters and Looe Festival over the summer.

To find out more about The Velvet Hands, visit their sites using the links below;
Official Website: http://www.thevelvethands.co.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/thevelvethands
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thevelvethands/
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/thevelvethands
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3apmyVOBGwhnh7AwyRaF81
Twitter: https://twitter.com/thevelvethands1
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/thevelvethands

 

2 February 2017

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Naropa
Music Video: If Only While I’m Sleeping 
Release Date: 24/01/17

To find out more about Naropa, visit their sites using the links below;
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/naropaband
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/naropaband/
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/naropaband
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/0F7f7U
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/naropaband
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTleLNGbnjY4zmKyyjt9ugQ/videos

 

1 February 2017

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Chisel Beeches
Music Video: Friday Night’s A Lie 
Release Date: 17/12/16

To find out more about Chisel Beeches, visit their sites using the links below;
Official Website: https://www.chiselbeeches.uk/
BandCamp: https://chiselbeeches.bandcamp.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/chiselbeeches
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chiselbeeches/
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/chiselbeeches
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0UU0dJ3QM8ELEavePH0IYT
Twitter: https://twitter.com/chiselbeeches
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjKCqraQH-BJp4HV6nKKrcA

 

31 January 2017

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Dani Hart
Music Video: Let The Children
Release Date: 19/01/2017

To find out more about Dani Hart, visit their sites using the links below;
Official Website: http://www.danihartmusic.com/
BandCamp: https://danihartmusic.bandcamp.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/danihartmusic/
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/danihartmusic/
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2nwx5Zhh5XAHdCZxqSroEI
Twitter: https://twitter.com/danihartmusic
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLO_H1ISthzPOl9mjZ1uOQw

 

30 January 2017

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SURGE
Music Video: SHAME
Release Date: 29/01/17

To find out more about SURGE, visit their sites using the links below; 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/officialSURGE
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/officialsurge/
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/officialsurge
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2AumfkHJYKYfPCbsfc6TLR
Twitter: https://twitter.com/_officialSURGE
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQUJJJoiVwlGPlXBJOlNHlg

 

29 January 2017

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All These Years
Music Video: What Was Left Unsaid
Release Date: 06/01/17

To find out more about All These Years, visit their sites using the links below; 
BandCamp: https://alltheseyearsuk.bandcamp.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/alltheseyearsuk
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alltheseyearsofficial/
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2oFHW5J18pNTTWi54y3reR
Twitter: https://twitter.com/alltheseyearsuk
YouoTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfGbtrH42TTR73IpCAsK2AQ

 

27 January 2017

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Two Year Break
Lyric Video: Debut single The City
Release Date: 27/01/17 

To find out more about Two Year Break, visit their sites using the links below; 
Official Website: http://www.twoyearbreak.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/twoyearbreak
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/twoyearbreak/
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5AZm5sIuwV2UPNLTQkQjfa
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TwoYearBreak
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TWOYEARBREAK

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