HECK / Black Peaks Co-headline tour announce supports

BLACK PEAKS and HECK can today reveal their chosen support bands for the forthcoming September co-headline tour as Bad Sign and This Be The Verse. Each of these bands will open half the tour, but the headliner will be decided by both main bands on the night (meaning all fans need to turn up early to make sure they catch their favourite band!). Continue reading

Schemata Theory – Networks EP

When this EP from Berkshire metalcore band Schemata Theory dropped in our inbox, I’ll admit it was the first I’d ever heard of the noisy five-piece. This 3-track EP is an all guns blazing, melodic yet enormous sounding release.

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TCOV’s guide to 2000trees 2016

The greatest weekend of the year is almost upon us! We love festival season more than most, but we’re not too interested in the corporate-dominated city-sized bad boys that litter the summer, but more in a 5,000 capacity event set in the beautiful surroundings of the Cotswolds, with 80 of the finest underground bands over 5 stages. This festival is 2000trees, and there aren’t many like it. 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

Hevy Fest – The Top 10 Bands

Set in the car park of Port Lympe Animal Park, Hevy Festival has gone from strength to strength over the years (ignoring the misstep of 2013). With a varied lineup covering a wide range of the Alternative spectrum, there’s something for everyone at Hevy. Here are the top 10 bands to catch if you’re heading to the festival this year.

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