Garage punk rock may have been thought of as a thing of the past but Table Scraps are modernising punk for the new age. The Birmingham-based band embraces what made punk rock so well loved in the first place, through mixing sounds from previous eras while twisting it for a new forward-looking audience.
Hailing from Leeds, quirkpop trio Badminton have been together since 2015. Recently releasing new single / video 'I Was You Were', we caught up with the band for a chat about their formation, and future.
Currently ringing tills with latest release 'Coinstar Song', eclectic crossover punk-rapper Juiceboxxx has had a busy 2019. Not that he hasn't had time to stop for a Nando's, as he tells us in this exclusive chat. We caught up with Juice to talk the inspirations, making videos, and chicken options.
Have you ever been to a rock club and thought, "could this music be any louder?" Normally, if the establishment you are frequenting is worth its salt, you won't be able to hear yourself think, let alone strike up a conversation with friends.
The Magnettes new single 'Shakes (Falling in Love)' follows the ‘out with your best friends on a Saturday night’ dance floor smash 'Kimnkanye' and is an unapologetic roaring anthem about passionate love. As the band explains: ”It’s about gushing love and heaving lungs, kisses in the rain and all that fun stuff we don’t really have time for anymore." We caught up with the duo to get the lowdown on what's happening in their world.
Two Door Cinema Club has launched a new album, that shouldn’t be bigger news than it actually is. Not because they are not a big band, because they are, but the real news is what they’ve released and its repercussion in their audience.
Gaming isn’t the most common topic for rock songs, perhaps a surprise given the prominence of different types of game in society. When it does pop up, it’s often in the form of references to cards and table games. Motorhead’s ‘Ace of Spades’, Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Roll of the Dice’ and, of course, Kenny Rogers’ ‘The Gambler’ are just three of the many songs that refer to casino staples.
Below is a celebration of three songs that find their inspiration in unusual places and focus on alternative forms of gaming.
Who is Juiceboxxx? Juiceboxxx is the best kind of crazy–an appropriate term for the interesting times in which we live–which is to say: insatiably creative and working with positivity in the face of darkness. Music is, as Juice himself says, essential, and for life. And no one else on earth is approaching it quite like him.
The 2019 Hellboy reboot from Neil Marshall was long-anticipated after the cult following that the Guillermo Del Toro films garnered in 2004 and 2008. Hellboy and Hellboy 2: The Golden Army were both considered great films which did the comic book character justice, but the new offering starring David Harbour was not met with the same critical approval.
They came, played, wowed and expired. Although these artists and musicians of the 2000s are known for burning bright with one amazing song, their fleeting fame is honored. Here are the top 10 one-hit wonders of the 2000s.