Once again we delve into the world of up and coming bands and see what has been going on recently. Here is some of the latest news, tours, videos and free downloads by up and coming bands to look out for in the future…


All or Nothing
All or Nothing provide their own blend of fast paced punk rock and will be taking the sound on the road over the next two months. First up, they will be touring alongside The Swellers on the followings dates: -

25 Leeds, Cockpit

5 Southampton, Joiners
7 Tumbridge Wells, Forum
8 Kingston, The Peel
9 Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
10 Exeter, The Cavern

Then later in May they will be heading out again with The Wonder Years on the following dates.

22 Newport, LE Pub
23 Southampton, Joiners
24 Colchester, The Twist
25 Nottingham, The Central
26 Newcastle, TBA
27 Manchester, Retro Bar

Gregor And The Martians
Gregor And The Martians will be taking their nineties Britpop feel and distinctive modern sound along to the Priness Pavillions in Falmouth on April 19th when they support The Wonder Stuff, who will be performing their classic album "HUP" in it's entirety, and other hits as well.

Atticus Black’ Tour
May will see three bands take to the stage for the ‘Atticus Black’ Tour. Bristol post-hardcore rockers Cars on Fire, The Blitz Kids and Canadian wonders Ten Second Epic are the main acts for each evening. However, a local band will be opening each night. The dates are -

2 Exeter, Cavern
4 Manchester, Roadhouse
5 Nottingham, Rock City
6 Southampton, Joiners
7 Lancaster, The Park
8 Birmingham, Academy 3
9 Liverpool, Academy 2
12 Crewe, The Box
13 Sheffield, Academy 2
14 Newcastle, Academy 2
15 Islington, Academy 2

To get a taster, The Blitz Kids is offering free tracks from their Myspace


This week we have been look at recent releases by up and coming bands and one that has stood out was by a band called Pareto. They have recently celebrated their first year together and created an Ep ‘Your heart is Ready for Home’. This record is a rough and lively record and you can read the full Ep review here.


From 2004 until last year Todd Goldstein wrote and recorded music under the name ARMS. When he recruited Matty Fasano and Tlacael Esparza, ARMS become something much more, a band that creates emotive music to blow you away. The band are offering their Ep on their Myspace.

Loomis and the Lust
Pop rock four piece Loomis and the Lust look to the past for inspiration for their music, drawing upon a range of styles while blending in their own modern pop tastes and strong old school rock ‘n roll sensibilities. They are offering a free tune from their Myspace called ‘Bright Red Chords’. Expect guitar-based hooks and infectious melodies from this song.


Cars on Fire - Sharks

Tear’s Bad Side - Convalescence

fun. - All The Pretty Girls