Slaves are a garage rock/punk duo hailing from the south east of England. Unlike many British punk bands, these dudes are not swaying towards the American theme but sticking to their Kentish roots. They have supported the likes of The Skints and have now secured a place at Reading and Leeds festivals, playing the BBC Introducing stage. We quizzed them about nerves, performing topless and what makes their blood boil:
FIDLAR: An Interview
FIDLAR, an abbreviation of the skaters’ motto ‘Fuck it Dog, Life’s a Risk,’ are a garage punk outfit from California. They’re on the way to the UK this summer to reinvigorate our love of the West Coast’s skate culture and general madness. We caught up with Zac, Brandon, Elvis and Max ahead of a deserved appearance at Reading & Leeds 2013:
Frank Turner: An Interview
Following the split of Million Dead in 2005, Frank Turner has since enjoyed a hugely successful solo career, accompanied by The Sleeping Souls. His music retains influences from his hardcore punk past, which he revisited last year with a side project, Möngöl Hörde. Since 2007, Turner has released 5 studio albums, including the hugely successful ‘England Keep My Bones’ and ‘Tape Deck Heart,’ which peaked at No.2 in the UK. Continue reading “Frank Turner: An Interview”
Man Can’t Fly: An Interview
Formed in October 2012, Man Can’t Fly are a Bradford based Alternative/Acoustic-Rock band who gained recognition when their EP ‘Don’t Waste My Time’ was played on BBC Radio 1 in early June. Since then, they’ve won acclaim from the likes of Sara Cox and Huw Stephens. Post Radio 1 airplay, the band have secured slots at Bingley Music Live 2013 and this year’s BBC Introducing Stage at Reading & Leeds.
Reading & Leeds 2013: Sunday Guide
With less than a month to go until Reading & Leeds, you’re probably starting to think about what you’re going to see. There are so many great acts on show that it’s hard to narrow them down. But we’ve chosen a few from each stage that we reckon are worth checking out. Follow our lead and you’re in for a treat.