A conversation with… The Skints

Currently on the nationwide Fireball Tour with Less Than Jake, East London ska/reggae quartet The Skints have risen from the UK underground to becoming one of the most recognisable acts on the British circuit. Our man north of the border Cameron Law managed to catch up with them before the Glasgow leg of the aforementioned tour… Continue reading

A Conversation with HECK

Here on The Colour of Vinyl, we tend to title these interviews ‘A Conversation With ___’. But today, as I sit in the upstairs room of the Joiners in Southampton with HECK while they wait for their food to arrive, I really do have a chat with them. We might as well have been at the Winchester putting the world to rights over a few pints (they did offer me a can of beer, but I’m more inclined to a cider…) Continue reading

A Conversation With Wilson

On first glance, Detroit’s Wilson appear to be a bunch of guys in Neverland – if the lost boys were fully grown rock n rollers and not kids in rags. But further than that, Wilson are a band ready to attack, with a ferocious sound and even wilder live shows.

I caught up with them just before the last show of their UK tour… Continue reading

A Conversation with ROAM

Following a fantastic 2014 which was rounded off by being named in the Top 5 Best British Newcomers in Rock Sound’s Readers’ Poll, British pop-punk upstarts ROAM signed to the mighty Hopeless Records (All Time Low, Enter Shikari, Neck Deep). Their first EP for the record, entitled “Viewpoint” has been a smash hit with fans, thrusting the young band to the very top of the UK pop-punk scene. We caught up with drummer Charlie Pearson before the band took the stage at 2000trees last weekend…

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