10 songs you should hear now!
SENSER, RESISTANCE NOW
It’s rappy, it’s metal, it’s political, and it’s <> Rage Against The Machine. Nope, it’s Brit rabble rousers Senser, back again with another load of riffs and message.
PLACEBO, THE NEVER ENDING WHY
<>. Feeling horny? Placebo are. Which is nothing new, but this time they’re, ahem, doing it with trumpets. Another massive tune from their stunning new Battle For The Sun record.
BUCKCHERRY, TALK TO ME
You can imagine any conversation you have with Buckcherry would be steeped in gutter-talk, but also quite exciting. Just like this strutting rock n’ roll stormer.
DANANANANAYKROYD, SOME DRESSES
Big, angular, shiny rock in the vein of Biffy Clyro, Danananananaykroyd have possibly the stupidest name ever (say it to the Batman theme tune), but they have some fine songs nonetheless.
Stop pretending you don’t like them. You can’t hate music so catchy and hooky as this, or, indeed, as brilliantly written as Paramore do it.
FRANK TURNER, THE ROAD
Another brilliant bit of folk-punk strummery from everyone’s favourite post-millennial wandering minstrel, here Frank’s on about the adventures he and his guitar have had. Sounds lovely.
BREED 77, WAKE UP
Breed 77 are back with more rock than their native Gibraltar. You won’t be able to dance to the stop/start intro, but the chorus will have you moshing like a tit.
BILLY TALENT, DEVIL ON MY SHOULDER
Learn that chorus, folks. You’ll need it for when Billy Talent make Reading and Leeds their own and you’re belting it out with several thousand other people, enraptured by the Canuck punks.
DEAF HAVANA, FRIENDS LIKE THESE
Sporting more energy than a petrol tanker full of Red Bull, Deaf Havana are like You Me At Six with bigger riffs. Which is great stuff, natch.
THE GATES OF SLUMBER, THE BRINGER OF WAR
Now that’s a heavy riff. And if super heaviness, a bit of groove, and more metal than you can shake a stick at is your bag, you need to check out TGOS right away and discover your new favourite band.