Take a ‘Vacation’ with The Orwells

In June 2017, The Orwells played at the British Summer Time event at London’s Hyde Park, alongside Green Day, Rancid, Bash & Pop and more besides.  This coming weekend they’ll be appearing at the Reading and Leeds Festivals (August 25-27, 2017).
Later in the year, they’ve secured support slots with both Weezer and the legendary Pixies.  It’s certainly a busy time for the Chicago based band.

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The Posies Spanish trip scheduled for May

It may have been a while since the release of the last Posies album (‘Solid States’, released on Lojinx Records in the summer of ’16), but the legendary power pop band are still on the promotion trail.

Posies mainstays Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow – along with the rest of the band – have a few Spanish live dates confirmed for May 2017.

The dates are as follows:

Upcoming White Swan live dates

Canadian doom merchants and Real Gone favourites have some live dates on the horizon.  For details, see the below poster. [Poster can be enlarged by clicking]

Also, check out their storming cover of the Wings classic ‘Jet’ in the embedded video below.

You can also read a review of their excellent EP here.

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Mercy Brown heading out on tour

Washington based alternative/hardcore metal band Mercy Brown are about to hit the road again.  The dates are still promoting their self titled debut album and there’s no sign of new material just yet, but they’ve released a new video which you can watch in full below.  The featured track, ‘Correspondent’ gives a glimpse into the heavy thrills and huge riffs that fill the bulk of the album.

Mercy Brown’s confirmed live dates are as follows:

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New video and tour dates from Death Metal Pope

Towards the end of 2016, Death Metal Pope invited you to their ‘Harvest’.  That EP presented some superb doom grooves and showed the future to be wide open for the Long Island metal band.  As part of the promotion for the EP, they’ve made a new video for ‘From The Dust Returned’, which you can watch in full below.  The clip shows why the EP was one of the best from last year and should open the door for those who missed the release first time around.

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