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J-rock, Punk, ROA -

Shamisen punk rockers ROA get kidnapped in their latest music video "Tatour". The video was shot during their 2018 world tour which saw the band perform at France's Japan Expo Sud, London's Hyper Japan and The Underworld and some club shows in the United States. Filmed in LA by Los Angeles Video Club, the video sees the band get drugged at a party and awake tied-up in an abandoned house in the desert. Shenanigans go down when the boys manage to escape and go wild armed with a machete, an electric saw and a rather large rock. ROA’s unique sound...

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Live / Tour Dates, MUTANT MONSTER, Punk -

Punk trio MUTANT MONSTER will be back in London for CAMDEN ROCKS 2019. The band will be performing on Sunday 2 June, the same day as Ash, Raging Speedhorn and The Wonder Stuff. CAMDEN ROCKS is an independent urban festival showcasing 400 of the best new and established bands, across twenty legendary venues in Camden Town on 1st and 2nd June 2019. MUTANT MONSTER are among the first 220 acts for the event to have been announced. Others include punk-folk singer songwriter Frank Turner, riotous alt-rock act Ash, Essex troubadour RAT BOY, legendary post-punks New Model Army, USA teenage-dirtbags Wheatus,...

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Live / Tour Dates, LOVEBITES, Metal -

Japanese heavy metal band LOVEBITES have been added to line-up. LOVEBITES, who recently won Best New Band in the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards and released sophomore album Clockwork Immortality at the start of the year, will be performing on the Dogtooth Stage on Saturday 15 June 2019, the same day as headliners Slipknot, Halestorm and Trivium. Bass player Miho comments, "It's great privilege to be back at our second home, the UK, and to appear in one of its biggest rock fests, Download Festival! I can't wait to play in Donington Park where so many legendary bands from the...

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Live / Tour Dates, Mary's Blood, Metal -

Mary's Blood has been announced as the headline act for Metal Matsuri at O2 Academy Islington in London, a two-day festival celebrating some of the most exciting names in Japanese heavy metal. The event, the first of its kind in the UK, will feature ten acts from Japan (including one of our favourite bands; Blood Stain Child) and will be hosted by pig-tailed muscle machine Ladybeard. Mary's Blood will be headlining the first day of the festival on Friday 4 October 2019, the same day as Mardelas, Rie a.k.a Suzuka, Lipstick and Zeroshiki. The second day will see Unlucky Morpheus...

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