I am a cross-platform journalist, currently working as a Copywriter for a creative estate agency marketing company in Cambridgeshire and volunteering as a Presenter and Producer at Huntingdon Community Radio.
My work experience covers production, editing and publishing of audio, video, press and online content on a professional and voluntary level. I have been involved in the development, delivery and management of community arts and media projects and events alongside local statutory organisations, charities and volunteers.
When two bands - lauded as musical spearheads in their respective careers - join forces for the evening, you can't help surmising how special this evening's show will seem, even more so as it's one of just two shows across the UK where they share the bill.
A bank holiday weekend is always a prime time for a music festival, and Live At Leeds has, in its history, become a respectable magnet for mainstream artists.
Three examples of York's diverse musical talent join forces at a special event marking the culmination of a month-long campaign to endorse the sounds of the city.
Four-piece Missouri punk rockers Bullets And Octane have cancelled their March UK tour.
The buzz generated so far by London's Theme Park is consolidated by their first single for Transgressive Records.
Next week sees the live launch of a week-long gaming competition to determine who's best at Street Fighter X Tekken.
The Futureheads are offering a palette of old songs - from their own back catalogue and modern and traditional cover versions - performed a cappella on their upcoming new album.
The line-up for a musical festival set in the Peak District is starting to emerge.
A Yorkshire music and arts festival has found a new home for this year's event.
On the cusp of bringing out their début album, Liverpool female trio Stealing Sheep set out on the UK tour circuit this coming weekend.
Details have emerged on the upcoming new album by The Cribs.
A producer who is embarking on a music career of his own begins a UK tour next Friday, February 23.
A single and video released today by EMA sets out to promote the cause of children who are being bullied.
With a new single and an extensive tour schedule in their sights, are The Cast Of Cheers trying to make sure everybody knows their name?
While covering The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing's imminent second album, we've mentioned their role in a special steampunk event taking place in London next month.
Not strictly adopting or drawing influence from the genre she shares her musical alias with, Montreal-based Grimes (aka Claire Boucher) is gearing up for unleashing her first electro-infused album on the world.
A new gaming website established by four British journalists has launched today.
A change of bassist has been confirmed by Fear Factory, as preparation for a new album continues.
Canada's Feist stops off for three gigs in Britain as part of her European tour this spring.
Tying in with a certain day tomorrow, Chicago's The Super Happy Fun Club are offering a free track as an antidote for those without a significant other.
Two bands who've shared the live experience together are teaming up again for a spring UK tour.
Forty-two songs approved by staff and customers of a leading independent music shop have made the cut on a compilation CD.
If a bunch of London steampunks name their new album 'This May Be The Reason Why The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing Cannot Be Killed By Conventional Weapons', surely they can survive an interrogation from Soundsphere? Lead vocalist Andrew O'Neill and guitarist Marc Burrows share their frank and funny thoughts with us.
They extolled the virtues of "lead Nike shoes" in 2001, and over ten years later, Gorillaz are lending their name to another leading footwear brand and a new product range.
Live shows by Gary Numan take place this June to coincide with the release of a DVD compilation of videos and TV performances.
One of street artist Sickboy's pieces from his 2011 solo show is being issued as a limited-edition print.
A replacement has been announced for Howard Jones as the vocalist of Killswitch Engage - a somewhat familiar name and voice.
A Syndey quintet consolidate on their first UK live shows last year with the release of a début EP this year.
What is commonly regarded as the first glam rock album is getting a new lease of life after over forty years.
Sound Of Guns mark the issue of their second album with a UK tour.
Another product in the Batman video game franchise, a download-only first-person shooter set in the canonical city, has been launched.
Released as a single a week before the issue of their début EP, a video has been revealed of Severin's 'High Shot'. You can also hear the track, which is out on March 5, on the band's Soundcloud page.
A band whose members' musical CV includes names like Black Sabbath, Pantera, Ratt and Dio prepare to launch their début album next month.
Having just finished a brace of UK tour dates, further shows have been announced by Various Cruelties.
Steven Wilson of Porcupine Tree and Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth have announced an album by their new side project, Storm Corrosion, will be out this Spring.
Taken from the forthcoming second album 'Happy To You' - which is out next month, March 19 - this is Miike Snow with 'Paddling Out'.
A Leeds quartet all sharing the surname 'Boyfriend' - what else could they call themselves but This Many Boyfriends?
The first three albums by Dio are to be reissued in remastered deluxe editions next month.
Two gigs by Placebo have been confirmed in the build-up to their set at London's Sundance Film Festival.
London soul rock quintet Shades Of Jade are setting their sights on spreading their word this year, starting with their début EP.
The prophetic title of Tenacious D's third album, their first fresh material since 2006, has been announced today.
An extensive UK tour, kicking off next month, has been announced for The Milk.
A second collaborative track by Alpines has been revealed online.
Available as a free download from their website, this is a track by emerging British rock quartet Seven Deadly - 'From This Darkness'.
February 14 is the date penned in for the release of 'A Song About Death' - that's the latest single from Jim Lockey And The Solemn Sun.
A five-track EP by A Place To Bury Strangers gets a February release.
The first details have emerged of this year's Liverpool Sound City festival, to take place in May.
Earlier this week we told you about a mural in Shoreditch celebrating the release of a video game tomorrow (February 3) - we've heard about another tribute to Soul Calibur V which literally smashes through this achievement.
The leap from Nottinghamshire to New Hampshire may seem cosmic, but a band from the Midlands county are about to perform a string of live dates in America's North Eastern states.
Details of the fifth studio album by Garbage, expected in May, have been disclosed.
On the day they commence their first North American tour in eight years, Lowestoft's The Darkness have released a new song today to say 'thanks' to their fans.
If you've ever found yourself humming the score to classic video games and wondering how they'd sound given a club mix treatment - there's an upcoming event in London that will undoubtedly meet your approval.
The first album by The Cult since 2007 is set for a May release.
Tennessee quartet Moonlight Bride believe 2012 is going to be "a big year", which commences for them with the release of their first new material in three years.
Four-piece Missouri punk rockers Bullets And Octane will perform a string of British shows as March draws to a close.
A string of spring tour dates have been announced by Cornish folk-punk quartet Crowns.
The May Day Bank Holiday weekend sees a new era for the Live At Leeds Festival; now known as Live At Leeds Weekend.
The director of the video for 'Leaving Me' by With Lions describes his work as "a hypnotic tapestry of shape and color". Draw your own conclusions here...
April is the month set for a British tour by London quartet Clock Opera.
The Londoners who seek to "put the 'punk' into steampunk" release their second collection of songs in the coming months.
The release of the new Soul Calibur game has inspired a team of graffiti artists to create a mural on a suburban London road.
New Order have been confirmed as the first headline act at this summer's Exit festival in Serbia.
I Like Trains have commenced work on their third album.
Out now as a digital download and appearing on their upcoming album later this year, Brooklyn's Hank And Cupcakes offer us 'Liquid Mercury'.
The lead track from their new album 'To Create A Cure' which is released on January 30, here's the video to 'A New Breed' by Ohio's My Ticket Home.
It's been available as a free download for a while, and now Antlered Man have made a video for 'Platoono Of Uno'.
A range of classic video game characters are joining the roster for the PlayStation 3 version of Street Fighter X Tekken.
A London concert on Leap Year Day will be the first UK show by Atari Teenage Riot in 2012.
The frontman of Blue October, Justin Furstenfeld, takes an acoustic set around the UK as February yields to March.
If you've not had a chance to see We Are In The Crowd as they support All Time Low on their current UK tour, fear not - the New York quintet will be back in Britain this April.
A further track from Nightwish's 'Imaginaerum' album is due for issue at the start of next month.
A return to Britain is on the cards for Elvis Jackson this spring.
A release date for the self-titled début album by Brighton's Fighting Fiction has been announced today (January 26).
Off the back of their 'Avalanche United' album, I Am The Avalanche return to the UK for live dates next month.
The organisers of RockNess have revealed some of the acts taking part this year.
An alternative rock band building up a loyal following, Black Circles have released a humorous video to their most recent single.
A hotly-tipped band from the Midlands have revealed a video for the lead single from their début LP. 'Define' by The James Warner Prophecies is taken from the 'Things Change' LP, due on March 12.
Emerging from Milan, Holy release their début eponymous eight-track EP on January 23.
The remixer known as Little Loud releases his first original material under the guise of Tourist in March.
An influential band with a brother and sister at its nucleus prepare to release a new raft of material.
A new single by Maybeshewill is set for a March release.
German power metal quintet Edguy are performing three UK dates next month.
The spring sees new material and a set of live shows from Brighton's Blood Red Shoes.
The line-up for the second holding of a Nottingham music festival next spring has been disclosed.
A four-track EP of songs which missed the cut on Metallica's 'Death Magnetic' LP will go on general release next week, following an exclusive online sale last month.
Sennen return with a video for the lead track from their upcoming third album; 'Vultures', released on March 5, comes from parent LP 'Holding On For You' which is due for an April 16 issue.
Available now as a free download via their Soundcloud page, Jumping Ships have filmed a video to their track 'Movers And Shakers'; which they're dedicating to recently-departed drummer Alex Pott.
As they prepare to embark on a UK tour, Wild Flag have released another track from their eponymous début album.
The first single from Baddies' upcoming new album has been released in sound and vision.
Available as a single a week before its parent album, 'Chapel Song' by We Are Augustines is released on February 27.
Released as a single today, a video has been revealed for Lower Than Atlantis' 'If The World Was To End'.
French post-hardcore quintet Holding Sand build up to the release of their first full-length album, 'Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid' a week today (January 30) with a video for one of its tracks - 'Float'.
Aged just 18, Mmoths, aka young Irishman Jack Colleran, prepares to release a début, self-titled five-track EP of electro-soundscapes.
On release today (January 23) in a conventional digital and an esoteric physical format is the new single by Fair Ohs.
Details of a fourteen-date UK and Ireland tour have just been announced by Lostprophets.
A début album by a North Carolina post-metal trio released in March examines the theme of "the fragility of life".
A Mercury-nominated ambient collective release their third album at the end of this month.
Toronto duo Trust are preparing for the release of their electro-tinged début album with its first single.
Don Broco start their 2012 tour schedule with UK dates commencing next week.
Joshua Tillman, drummer with Fleet Foxes, has announced he has left the band.
Imperial Leisure release an album, created in part through funds donated by their fans, this Spring.
It's been announced Canadian rock quartet Sum 41 are no longer able to take part in this year's Kerrang! tour.
Official details have been disclosed on Resident Evil 6, which will be available this November.
A new lo-fi quartet from Bristol, Seasfire, are making waves with their first offerings.
Seattle electro duo Rabbit Junk have issued a track which they are inviting potential buyers to pay how much they want for it.
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah are touring the UK and Ireland in early 2012.
Currently performing around Europe and with dates in Japan in prospect, S.C.U.M. have announced seven shows in the UK for next month.
It's been confirmed Straight Lines will support The Presidents Of The United States Of America on their upcoming UK shows.
The lead track from Oberhofer's début album has been released as a free download.
Marking ten years since the release of 'I Get Wet', Andrew W.K. will perform the album in full for the first time this year.
From the Epitaph-issued album 'Drifter', this is the new video from San Francisco's Heartsounds, 'Unconditional'.
As he prepares to take his Memphis-infused, multi-faceted sound to the UK for the first time, we bring you a track from Bosco Delrey's 'Everybody Wah' album; 'Baby's Got A Blue Flame'.
Leeds' Hawk Eyes have revealed the title and tracklist of their upcoming album; their first under their present incarnation.
Lambchop will perform a series of UK and Ireland shows in the aftermath of the release of their eleventh album.
An appropriately-named lead track from Sleigh Bells' upcoming second album has been released online.
Originally available as a free download and scheduled for release as a single last October, Portugal's You Can't Win, Charlie Brown have created a rather cute video to accompany 'I've Been Lost'.
The story established in Akira The Don's 'Nothing Lasts Forever' continues in 'Video Highway', the second promo of a trilogy.
Drawing influences from the Sixties songbook, four lads from Birmingham by the name of Capital Sun bring forth their first single this month.
A total of fourteen acts booked to play at this year's Download Festival have been revealed today.
A ninth studio album by The Wedding Present is available from March 19.
A year after their last tour, Set Your Goals return to the UK for a new brace of live dates this May.
A one-off UK gig by Thrice takes place in London this Spring.
With just over a month before the release of their third album 'Ghostory', School Of Seven Bells have unveiled another of its tracks online.
A "f**ked-up shape-shifting band with lots of punk-ethic goo spattered on top" - that's how Antlered Man bill themselves.
A two-minute trailer for a documentary capturing the final concert by LCD Soundsystem has been revealed.
The second album by John Foxx And The Maths gets a March release.
A further track from Nightwish's 'Imaginaerum' album is due for issue at the start of next month.
Blending a spectrum of animation styles and directed by Cameron Duddy, this is the video to the second single from AWOLNATION's 'Megalithic Symphony' - 'Not Your Fault'.
Sheffield metallists Decode bring us the intriguing story of a young ballerina to accompany their track 'Before We Burn'.
With the lead track from their début EP, on sale from February 20, here's the Max McCabe-directed video to 'Pigeon'.
A trio from Cornwall currently attracting the attention of the UK alternative press bring out their début EP next month.
Don't let the name deceive you; Boy Friend are two ladies who specialise in ethereal electronica.
Southern post-punks Jumping Ships embark on a full UK tour in March.
A second solo album from the frontman of Circa Survive is available from next Monday.
An album of songs inspired by England's capital from four of its natives is lined up for a March release.
On the back of their 'Free-ze' tour at the end of last year, Twin Atlantic have announced a fresh schedule of live shows in the UK and Ireland this April.
The first track from the upcoming album by Honour Before Glory, the solo side project of Whiskas from Forward Russia and Dance To The Radio, receives the animated video treatment.
London-based producer Bullion brings out a double-sided single on January 30.
The lead singer of a band who are poised to support Reel Big Fish on their upcoming UK tour has spoken about how singing is helping him overcome a debilitating medical condition.
Details of the imminent second album by London rock trio Zico Chain have been revealed.
Recent signings to Brew Records Holy State have announced their first single for the label.
Over a decade after they disbanded, it's been confirmed post-hardcode Swedes Refused are performing at two festivals this year.
Northern punk poet Henry Raby is staging a self-penned, interactive performance on the theme of connecting the experience of different generations.
It's been revealed the sixth studio album by Nada Surf will be released in January 2012.
A video to the frantic second solo single by Dot Rotten has been released. 'Are You Not Entertained' is released on March 5 on Mercury Records.
Irish instrumentalists God Is An Astronaut are releasing remastered editions of their entire back catalogue to mark their 10th anniversary together.
The début album by Electricity In Our Homes sees its release on February 27 on Fierce Panda Records.
The second release from London's Zulu Winter, and their first on a new label, reaches stores next month.
On the day before they embark on a US tour, it's been announced two members of Rise To Remain have left the band's line-up.
For our latest band spotlight, we catch-up with world-beating Sheffield-based indie rockers Hey Sholay. Guitarist Laurie Allport talks us through the band's plans for 2012.
Here's the promo video to the new single by Foe, 'Cold Hard Rock', out next Monday, January 9. Its parent LP, 'Bad Dream Hotline', is released on January 16, three days before Foe commences a UK tour.
Details on Your Demise's fourth studio album have been announced.
It's been confirmed the first album by Swound! shall be released on March 5.
It was announced yesterday (January 4) that Howard Jones, lead singer of Killswitch Engage, has left the band's line-up.
A duo self-described as "fictional dance" have created a video accompanying their current vinyl release - with guest vocals by Psychologist, here's 'Dandelion' by Stay+.
Emerging from Brooklyn via the basement of his parents' house in Tacoma, Brad Oberhofer leads a quartet due to bring out their début LP this year.
A documentary film capturing a live set by The Chemical Brothers is screened by the British Film Institute next month.
A further name has been added to the bill for Canterbury's upcoming UK tour - Welsh quartet Straight Lines.
Tour dates for this year, the cover for their upcoming album and a new promo video have been disclosed by Bleeding Knees Club.
Following its release to radio stations at the start of the month, the promo video to 'Pixellated People' by Jess Mills has now been issued.
In what's the first of a trilogy of videos described as "an overarching story of love, loss, greed and betrayal, this is Akira The Don's new track from the highly-acclaimed 'The Life Equation' album; featuring vocals by Envy, this is 'Nothing Lasts Forever'.
A UK tour by Major Lazer has been announced for next April.
Four lads from Southampton bring out their first EP in February.
The vocalist of Soilwork has been looking back, as well as forward, on the band's fortunes as the year draws to a close.
The title of Deer Tick's fourth album takes its name from their native state capital.
The second album by Miike Snow reaches all good music outlets next Spring.
The first material from a new signing to the Rise Records label, Palisades, is released on January 23.
California's Bleeding Through have issued a preview for their upcoming sixth album.
A trio who describe their sound as "experimental doom/drone/jazz" release their debut album in February.
Cornish quintet Veils issue a five-track EP, their first in that particular format, on January 30.
Shot in their native Brooklyn with cameo appearances by Sports Illustrated cover stars and 'Gossip Girl' actresses, this is one of the tracks from an upcoming EP by the wonderfully-named Peanut Butter Lovesicle.
Following a warmly-received EP released earlier this year, a London duo who blend folk and rock influences are set to issue their début album in the Spring.
The frontman of 65daysofstatic is releasing a new version of an album track in benefit of a nationally-renowned charity.
The new side project by Type O Negative co-founder Sal Abruscato have announced tour dates in the UK and Ireland next month.
It's been announced 2:54 will support The Big Pink on their upcoming UK tour.
Chicago's JuiceheaD bring their live set and a new album to our shores next year.
Periphery's Misha Mansoor and Joey Satriani are stepping into the realm of the comic book in collaborations with Eternal Descent.
A leftfield dance producer brings out his début album next Spring.
Detroit's Electric Six have posted a seasonal track on their website for free downloading.
An interactive online music tuition website launching next year has already signed up prominent performers as mentors.
The third album by letlive is being issued on vinyl due to demand from their fans.
...Our headline is no cause for alarm, we mean the Ohio band are bringing a new album and their live set to our shores next year.
An eight-date UK tour by Roots Manuva has been revealed for early 2012.
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah are touring the UK and Ireland in early 2012.
From the soundtrack to 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' (released to UK cinemas on December 26), three titans of the industrial rock scene - Karen O (Yeah Yeah Yeahs), Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails) and Atticus Ross - combine to cover Led Zeppelin's 'Immigrant Song'. Here's the video.
The third album by Enter Shikari hits stores in just over one month's time.
The first details about the fourth album by The Shins, due for release in March 2012, have been revealed.
It's been announced Coventry trio The Enemy have signed a record deal with Cooking Vinyl Records.
An opportunity to hear an online stream of a track from The Who's 1973 album 'Quadrophenia' in surround sound is now available.
The eleventh volume of the 'Rough Trade Electronic' CD compilation series is released on January 16.
Foster The People have announced an additional live date in the UK next April.
This recent offering is the last gap of material tied to I Like Trains' 'He Who Saw The Deep' album - a nine-track audio CD and an eight-track DVD.
Hailing from Johannesburg and currently based in Berlin, Dear Reader (aka Cheri MacNeil) prepares to release her second album.
Swedish rock outfit Royal Republic return to perform in the UK next spring.
Exit Ten are returning to UK venues for tour dates in early 2012 - and re-releasing one of their earlier albums.
A UK tour by Angels And Airwaves for next April has been announced.
Recreating what was a turbulent experience for the original artists, Canadian band The Musical Box are bringing their version of Genesis' 'The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway' stage show to the UK in March 2012. We hear about the challenges and the responses the show provides from the group's bassist, Sébastien Lamothe.
Yorkshire's own Proxies have managed quite the feat; mixing dubstep and rock influences in with bucketloads of enthusiasm in a way that is interesting for any fan of challenging alternative sounds. In celebration of this achievement, we sit down with the band's founder Jordan Fish to talk about the year that has been, and what the future holds.
Placebo's concert at a Cambodian temple is available as an exclusive release on an online music retailer from today (December 12).
Flashguns have announced their intention to split.
InMe have revealed online one of the tracks which appears on their upcoming fifth LP.
Another track from Various Cruelties' upcoming début LP receives a release on New Year's Day.
Seven years after its original PC release, a new version of first-person shooter Nexuiz will launch for various platforms in 2012.
Rise To Remain will tour the UK in March 2012.
Honour Before Glory are offering their take on a well-known Christmas song as a free download.
Two major artists have been announced to join Frank Turner for his Wembley Arena show next April.
A York post-punk fusion band are performing a gig in the hallowed surroundings of a church in the city.
A band who have been rated as one of the UK's top unsigned bands by Kerrang! magazine release their début EP in February.
Challenge will continue to screen 'TNA Impact Wrestling' until the end of 2013.
Art rock project Breton have revealed they are conducting their first UK headline tour next March.
An Austrian comedy festival has announced its special guest - the man behind one of the most iconic comic characters of 1980s cinema.
It's been announced Skip The Foreplay have signed a record deal with Epitaph Records.
The second single by London's Jess Mills has débuted on radio and online.
A video for the upcoming new single by Proxies has been revealed.
A post-rock quartet from South West London have released an EP recorded in a French abbey.
An emerging duo blending the noise pop and electronica genres have revealed one of the tracks on their début EP online.
The year ahead sees further live celebrations by The Charlatans of their illustrious back catalogue.
March 12, 2012 is a date to pencil in your diaries if you're a Soulfly fan; it's the expected release date of their eighth album.
Two brothers who are developing a strong pedigree in remixing circles are bringing out a new single next month.
Coinciding with the release of her début album 'Bad Dream Hotline', Foe embarks on a UK tour in January.
Steven Wilson's most recent solo album has been nominated for the 2012 Grammy Award for Best Stereo Sound Recording.
Sub Focus has issued a new track as a free download via his website.
A Leeds band are working with Grinderman's Jim Sclavunos on their début album.
Cornwall's Crazy Arm round off a year of new material and touring with a series of UK dates this month.
The video to the lead track from All The Saints' forthcoming sophomore album has been released.
A track from the score of British film 'Junkhearts' is available for free download in a remixed form.
Green Day's first couple of albums are set for vinyl re-release, with added bonus material, towards the end of the month.
On the eve of a brief UK tour supporting Def Leppard and Motley Crue, Steel Panther have announced further concerts for the new year.
It seems every month brings a new signing to Leeds-based Brew Records, and December brings forth four guys based in the Yorkshire city - Holy State.
A video for the début single by The Correspondents, 'Cheating With You', has been released. The track is available from December 12.
Further tour dates have been announced for the winter by The Xcerts.
A series of June 2012 concerts in the UK has been announced by Lynryd Skynyrd.
Not content with an upcoming and unique UK gig, The Rapture are coming back for two more live performances in May 2012.
It's been announced Make Do And Mend have signed with Rise Records.
Here's the video to 'Together' by Patrick Wolf, one of the seven tracks included on the 'Brumalia' EP released on December 5.
Spector have uploaded a free download version of their imminent new single, remixed by fellow London band The Big Pink.
More details on gameplay in the upcoming new Resident Evil game have been revealed.
A video of Manu Chao performing a free gig to raise awareness anti-immigration policy in the state of Arizona has been revealed.
The second release by Mozart Parties is a four-track digital EP entitled 'Memory Thunderstorm'.
We Are Augustines are among many artists contributing a cover of a Bob Dylan track for a compilation album in aid of Amnesty International USA.
A track offering a glimpse of the upcoming Alabama 3 album has been released as a free download.
A highly-acclaimed stage production featuring Green Day's songs tours the British isles in Autumn 2012.
Today (December 1) sees the release of what's become an annual tradition - a Christmas single by The Killers with proceeds going to Product (RED).
Released as a single on December 5 and taken from Grand Hotel Records' upcoming mix album 'Dirty Weekend', here's the video 'Gobbstopper' by Plump DJs.
The website for massively multiplayer online role-playing game Runescape has revealed a new-look layout today (November 22).
London production duo Alpines have revealed their interpretation of a near-30 year old track.
Leeds quartet I Like Trains are bringing out a DVD/CD set in time for Christmas - along with a brand new line in tea for the ideal accompaniment.
Two contemporary folk artists who are about to embark on a joint UK tour have released a musical collaboration as a free download.
Made up of the Zmed brothers, Zachary and Dylan, and their good friend Garth Herberg, The Janks are a Los Angeles-based trio whose diverse catalogue of musical tastes are reflected not just in their sound, but in their artistic expression as a whole. Dylan speaks to us about how their recent collaboration with a ballet company is a seed for their next creative project, and which classic American rock act is the prime inspiration for their upcoming festive song.
Susie Soho, an Irish band who have garnered industry awards and shared stages with the likes of Damien Rice and The Frames, bring out an EP on November 25.
If you're eager for new material from Cloud Nothings before the release of their next album in February, the band has issued a mixtape inspired by the sound of the upcoming LP.
A video to one of the tracks, 'Crack Another One', from the upcoming Hawk Eyes EP 'Mindhammers' which is due for release on December 12, has been revealed.
Out on release today (November 21), here's the video to 'Flashing Lights', the new single by Chase And Status.
If you're eager for new material from Cloud Nothings before the release of their next album in February, the band has issued a mixtape inspired by the sound of the upcoming LP.
An Australian trio whose songs come together across two continents have released their début single as a free download.
A comprehensive collectors' boxset capturing the musical canon of Reef is due for release next year.
Recalling some of the vivid images of the riots which occured in English cities this summer, the new video by Architects, 'Devil's Island', offers a powerful combination of sound and vision.
A new compilation CD featuring punk bands' cover version of contemporary pop songs goes on release next week.
In just over a week before they commence their first UK headline tour, Aliases have revealed a video to one of the tracks performed at their set at a European festival.
The third fortnightly Variety event, organised by Camden Crawl and combining music and comedy talent, takes place next Wednesday (November 23).
A video to one of the tracks from Seth Lakeman's new LP, 'Blacksmith's Prayer', has been revealed.
New York electro duo The Golden Filter issue a single from their soundtrack to a recently released short film on December 5.
Taken from their current album 'Raven In The Grave', 'Let Me On Out' is the new single from New York duo The Raveonettes, and they've just released a video for it...
Californian alt-rock sestet Evaline are returning to the UK for a handful of performances before 2011 draws to an end.
Alabama 3 begin a UK tour this week in the build-up to the release of their ninth album next February.
Pure Love have confirmed a date for their first UK live performance.
Details of Foe's upcoming début album, due for early 2012, have been announced today (November 14).
On the cusp of releasing a track from his Nirvana covers LP, Little Roy is supporting a social media campaign for the band's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' to achieve this year's Christmas Number One single.
Chorley sestet Then Thickens have revealed a new promo video, as well as announcing three dates supporting Mariachi El Bronx.
Video footage of last Wednesday's 'Quadrophenia' playback event, which included an acoustic set by Pete Townshend, is now available to watch online.
A band of four brothers from the Isle of Man - and we're not talking about the Gibbs - are about to embark on the road with Electric Six.
Nottingham's Earthtone9 have issued a DVD with a full-length concert of a London gig from earlier this year.
A video for the new Rammstein single 'Mein Land', released next Monday (November 14), has débuted on the band's website.
The organisers of Download Festival have announced Metallica will headline the 2012 festival, with a set devoted to 1991's 'The Black Album'.
After a year bringing their sound around Europe, Devil Sold His Soul return home to a festive one-off show in London a week before Christmas.
An electronic band from the Netherlands, once signed to Factory Records, tour the UK as they reform after three decades.
A Dutch game developer is taking Flash-based online games to a new dimension with their newest release, launched today (November 11).
Vinyl copies of 'Hate', the current LP by Ohio's Hawthorne Heights, have been pressed and are now on sale.
Welsh rock quartet The Guns release their forthcoming album ‘F**k The Demon Outta Me' on November 28.
Picturehouse Cinemas are devoting a day to Japanese animated films this month.
It's been revealed today (November 10) Madness will feature tracks from their upcoming, as-yet-untitled album during one of their sets at the House Of Fun Weekender at Minehead later this month.
A band at the forefront of the punk scene breakthrough 35 years ago, The Damned are marking the occasion by performing two of their early albums - 1977's 'Damned Damned Damned' and 1980's 'The Black Album' - live around the UK. Having just returned from taking the tour around the United States, guitarist Captain Sensible spoke to us on the cusp of the tour's first British date.
A PC-compatible version of 'Batman: Arkham City' is set for release on November 25.
An influential figure is being honoured at an annual awards ceremony celebrating the best of UK music journalism.
Leading musicians and comedians perform at a pre-Christmas gig to commemorate a landmark anniversary for a charity for homeless people.
With the prospect of true legends on the bill, the venue fills quickly; as many audience members know a true treat of an evening is in store.
A promo video for another track from &U&I's upcoming début album has been released.
As the countdown to his premiére DJ set ticks down, Celldweller has made a 'klash-up' available as a free download.
Now, we aren't ones to gossip to Soundsphere, but there's this new dubstep and hip-hop artist breaking through with a new video by the name of Dot Rotten.
The first British live concert organised by music streaming website Spotify takes place this Friday (November 11).
Following up a cherished début EP, Cut Out Shapes offer another soaring anthem-in-the-wings with 'Never Change'.
We present you with the video to the début single by Kites, 'Brother', which is released on November 28 and is backed with 'Art Tastes Better Blind'.
Fans of the UFC Undisputed video game series can take Pride in the upcoming third installment of the franchise.
Devon folk singer/songwriter Seth Lakeman today (November 4) announced details of his upcoming album - and found himself with a broken website.
Details about a free download and a December UK tour by Amplifier have been announced.
A pianist plays recognisable cinematic scores as dignitaries and artisans gather at the launch of York's first festival celebrating short form film.
Kina Grannis has unveiled the video to her track 'In Your Arms', featuring stop-motion animation using almost 300,000 jellybeans.
The first two bands have been confirmed for the Jägermeister Music Tour in April 2012.
Rival Sons commence their European tour with five UK dates from tomorrow (November 4).
Southend-on-Sea quintet Hoodlums are bringing out their second single, 'Dark Horses', in the New Year.
A UK tour by alt-folk artist Chris T-T, commencing this month, has been announced.
The York Family Mediation Service are seeking voluntary trustees.
Residents of York are invited to take part in a practical session as part of a BBC national social documentary project this Saturday, 5th November.
They are looking for Matchday Volunteers to support staff at their Huntington Road stadium.
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust are seeking a trainee volunteer to join their Living Seas team based at their York office.
This All Souls' Night gathering brings froth a brace of bands on a mission to shake off the remnant cobwebs still hanging on from Halloween - that's if the size of the amps on stage are anything to go by.
Here's the great new video from Low Level Flight - 'Brooklyn Radio' contains a nice mix of pretty awesome melodic alt-rock.
An exclusive interpretation of a 1970s album by Genesis is being staged in Manchester and London next March.
Emerging from the County Down town of Banbridge, Tied To Machines' punk sounds and live energy are creating a stir on both sides of the Irish border, with other territories in their sights. We check out how the four guys are handling the rock-and-roll life.
"We all have a story. These are of survival and staying positive." This is the message conveyed in the video to Yellowcard's new single, 'Sing For Me'.
Following on from his talents as performer, producer and remixer, Celldweller is now extending his experience to the DJ booth.
Experimental duo With Lions mark the release of their latest EP with a special live set in New York next week.
The last of four short films preluding the release of 'Lord Of The Rings: War In The North' has been revealed online.
Following our story last week on The Wombles' bid for a Christmas chart topper, another legendary bunch of guys are also aiming to reach the summit with their first festive album.
It's been announced California rockers Crown Jewel Defense are supporting The Darkness on their upcoming UK tour.
American rock quintet We Are In The Crowd has revealed they're to support All Time Low on their UK tour next year.
Maybeshewill are set to perform their 'I Was Here For A Moment Then I Was Gone' album in full at two special concerts as Christmas draws nearer.