If you’ve been anywhere near the local music scene in Adelaide any time in the last decade, or you know a thing or two about Australian music in general, chances are you already know all about Mere Theory. For those less fortunate, here’s your chance to get informed.


Fresh from the European festival circuit Twin Atlantic have announced an extensive UK tour this winter which will undoubtedly bring their successful year to an incredible close.

28.11 – CF10, Cardiff
29.11 – Islington Academy, London
30.11 – Haunt, Brighton
02.12 – Academy 2, Birmingham
03.12 – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
04.12 – Club Academy, Manchester
06.12 – Central Station, Wrexham
07.12 – Cockpit, Leeds
09.12 – Picturehouse, Edinburgh
10.12 – Glasgow Academy
11.12 – Forum, Aberdeen
12.12 – Fat Sam’s, Dundee

Presale begins this Wednesday (August 31st) and general sale commences at 9am on Friday 2nd September.


The Subways have released their first video We Don’t Need Money To Have A Good Time  from their new album ‘Money and Celebrity’ which is due for release on 19th September. Check out the video below to get a taste of their new album and if you like what you hear why not pop along to one of their upcoming tourdates too?


Blitz Kids have announced some dates of a UK tour to support their new album Vagrants and Vagabonds as well as their latest single To The Lions which will be released October 17th.

05.10 – The Duchess, York
06.10 – Cockpit 3, Leeds
07.10 – Liberties, Middlesbrough
12.10 – The Masque, Liverpool
13.10 – The Riverside, Selby
14.10 – Rock City, Nottingham
16.10 – Underground, Stoke-On-Trent
18.10 – The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton
20.10 – The Croft, Bristol
25.10 – Joiners, Southampton
26.10 – Face Bar, Reading
27.10 – Boiler Room, Guilford

Tickets are on sale now from the usual outlets.


CtrlAltRock favourites MakethisRelate have announced their new single, ‘Sugar Glass’, will be released on 22nd August. You can check out the teaser video here, or catch the band in their support of the release of ‘Sugar Glass’ at the following shows:

19.08 – Glasgow, ABC2
20.08 – Aberdeen, The Tunnels
24.08 – London, Relentless Garage
25.08 – Birmingham, Academy 3


The thing with bands like Good Charlotte is – and by that, I mean pop-punk bands who hit the peak of fame last decade and are still a staple in club night playlists (the Simple Plans and Sum 41s of this world) – that no matter what you release, who you tour with or what sized venue you may grace to play, you will always attract a crowd. Read more…


Chicago favourites Alkaline Trio have announced that they will return to our shores this November for an extensive UK tour. Dates are as follows:

06.11 – Lemon Grove, Exeter
07.11 – Pyramid, Southsea
08.11 –  Academy 2, Manchester
09.11 – Leadmill, Sheffield
10.11 – Solus, Cardiff
12.11 – Kasbah, West Midlands
13.11 -Metropolitan University, Leeds
14.11 – Waterfront, Norfolk
15.11 – Electric Ballroom, London
17.11 – Picturehouse, Edinburgh