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Interview: Zebrahead’s Matty Lewis

December 15, 2011

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During their recent UK tour, Zebrahead guitarist and vocalist Matty Lewis spoke to Alistair McGeorge about life on the road, new album Get Nice, the festival season and much more. -How is it being back in the UK? I’ll be honest with you – it didn’t start raining until we got back in the UK. […]

First Thoughts: Leeds Festival 2011 Line Up (Friday and Saturday)

March 23, 2011

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On Monday, this year’s Leeds Festival Line Up was announced, with tickets going on sale. The reaction and public opinion seems to be split, with a lot of indie fans delighted at the chance to see The Strokes and Pulp perform on the closing night. However, there’s a lot less so far in terms of […]

Interview: New Riot

March 3, 2011

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New Riot are starting to make waves as they support Reel Big Fish on their 20th Anniversary tour, alongside Suburban Legends and The Skints. I got a chance to sit down with Tommy T (vocals and guitar) and Heady (drums) a few hours before the band took to the stage at 53 Degrees, Preston, around […]

Kerrang! Reveals Headliners For Slam Dunk 2011

February 16, 2011

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Kerrang! has announced that Reel Big Fish and Less Than Jake will headline this year’s Slam Dunk festival. The ska bands will play at Leeds University and The University Of Hertfordshire on May 28 and 29 respectively, and it already looks to be a special weekend. Less Than Jake drummer Vinnie Fiorello told Kerrang: “I […]

Tyrannosaurus Alan Touring To Launch New Label

February 3, 2011

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Kent-based ska-punk act Tyrannosaurus Alan are set to go on tour this month to launch the new Trench Foot Records. The new ska/punk/reggae label will boast a roster of four, and joining Tyrannosaurus Alan will be Captain Accident, Broken Nose and Tree House Fire. Tyrannosaurus Alan are a seven piece ska/punk/hip-hop band who have spent […]

Less Than Jake – TV/EP Review

December 5, 2010

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I’ll be honest, this review will be brief. Really, though, that’s kind of apt, given the 11-minute length of Less Than Jake’s new EP. Imaginatively titled TV/EP, it’s quite self-explanatory. Basically, Less Than Jake try their hand at some classic TV commercial and theme songs, from Malcom in the Middle and Married With Kids to […]

Interview with The King Blues (May 2009)

November 16, 2010

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Just a quick note: this was originally organised as an interview for PR1/Pluto, but it never got published, for various reasons. I’ve just found it again, and decided it should get an airing somewhere. I posted it on Facebook, but wanted it to get a better airing…here it is. I caught up with The King […]