New Noise 27/07: Pale Waves, Daughtry, Estrons and more!

Welcome to the #NewNoise feature where we take a look at the newest releases in the week from albums, EPs and singles.

New Albums

Halestorm have dropped their fourth studio album ‘Vicious’ which features released singles ‘Uncomfortable’ and ‘Black Vultures’. It is the follow up to 2015’s ‘Into the Wild Life’.

Canadian five-piece ‘Like Pacific’ have dropped their second studio album ‘In Spite of Me’ which is the follow up to their debut album ‘Distant Like You Asked’ released in 2016.

Four-piece No Better have dropped released their debut LP, ‘It Felt Like Glass’. The 11-track effort features four singles released this year including ‘Seconds Race’, ‘Still’, ‘My Love Says Always’ and ‘Poise & Light’.

Daughtry have released their fifth studio album ‘Cage To Rattle’ which is the follow up to 2013’s ‘Baptized’.

Australian Three-piece Phantastic Ferniture have released their self-titled album which features released singles ‘Bad Timing, Gap Year, and Fuckin ‘N’ Rollin’.

Singer-songwriter Gia Margaret has shared her debut album, ‘There’s Always Glimmer’.

New Singles

Idles have dropped a new single ‘Samaritans’ ahead of the release of new album ‘Joy As An Act Of Resistance’ on August 31

Slash have shared a new single featuring Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators called ‘Driving Rain,’ a preview of their upcoming album ‘Living the Dream’ which is set to arrive on September 21.

Aussie band Hands Like Houses have released a new single ‘Overthinking’ which is the first taste of their  forthcoming fourth studio LP ‘Anon’ set to arrive on October 12.

Pale Waves announced their debut album ‘My Mind Makes Noise’ which is set to arrive on September 14 and have dropped a new singled called ‘Eighteen’ their fourth release of 2018 following ‘Noises’, ‘Kiss’, ‘All The Things I Never Said’ and ‘The Tide’.

Singer song-writer Oddnesse has released her second single of 2018 ‘It Runs Wild’ which follows the single ‘Trust’ released in April.

Welsh alt-rockers Estrons have released a new single ‘Cameras’ and have announced they’ll release their debut album ‘You Say I’m Too Much, I Say You’re Not Enough’ which is set to arrive on October 05.

Gig photos of the month – June

Welcome to the latest edition of our pick of our favourite gig photos taken this month, our little way of highlighting some of the incredible photographers out there sweating it out in the photo pit and putting themselves in precarious positions to get the perfect shot.

Be sure to check out each of these talented photographers pages and give them a follow if you like their work, if you want your photos to be considered in our next gig photos of the month feature for May use the hashtag #ThisIsNoise on Instagram.

MORE: Check out the last edition of GPOTM here

If anyone fancies writing reviews and taking snaps at shows then get in touch by emailing and join the This Is Noise team!

View this post on Instagram

The Second Sons at Koko, 19.06.2018.

A post shared by Katrine Jung 📸 (@katrinejungphotography) on

Website: Katrine.Co

Facebook: The Concert Photographer


Facebook: Andras Paul Photography 

Twitter: @AndrasPaulcom



View this post on Instagram

Tom Morello | Prophets of Rage at Provinssi.

A post shared by Niclas Glasberg (@glasnicce.shoots) on

Facebook: Niclas Glasberg Photography



Black Honey have announced their self-titled debut album!

Black Honey have finally announced details of their highly-anticipated debut album which is set to be released on September 21st!

As part of the announcement they dropped their second single of 2018 and opening track of their self-title effort ‘Only Hurt The Ones I Love’!

The band unveiled ‘Bad Friends’ earlier this year as their first single of 2018, and the four-piece get bigger and better with every release since bursting onto the scene in 2014 with their squalling guitars, vivid colours and cinematic vignettes, there’s no other British band out there quite like Black Honey!

The 12-track effort  is made up of entirely new music with nine brand new songs on offer, and features ‘Hello, Today’ (the track that saw the band become a household name at Radio 1), and the 2017 closer ‘Dig’! 

The band reach another milestone with the announcement of their self-titled debut LP and we are excited to listen to it!

‘Black Honey’ – Tracklisting

01 Only Hurt The Ones I Love
02 Midnight
03 Whatever Happened To You
04 Bad Friends
05 Blue Romance
06 Crowded City
07 Hello Today
08 Baby
09 Into The Nightmare
10 Dig
11 Just Calling
12 Wasting Time

They will be hitting the road from the 13th October for a headline tour with the finale taking place at London’s Electric Ballroom, and they’re playing loads of festivals over the summer too.

October UK headline tour:
13/10 Thekla – Bristol
14/10 Concorde 2 – Brighton
15/10 Academy 2 – Birmingham
16/10 Norwich Arts Centre – Norwich
18/10 Church – Leeds
19/10 Riverside – Newcastle
20/10 Stereo – Glasgow
21/10 Academy 2 – Manchester
23/10 Rescue Rooms – Nottingham
24/10 Electric Ballroom – London

Ipswich Music Day 2018 preview

The countdown is on for Ipswich Music Day as we bring you a list of  bands that will be hitting one of the many stages in Christchurch Park.

Now in its 28th year, Music Day is the largest free one-day music festival in the UK, and hosts six stages featuring a selection of the brightest local unsigned artists found in East Anglia – So here is a list of bands to check out!

Saving Scarlett

Where are they performing? Ed Sheeran/Suffolk New College Pond Stage

What time? 12.30pm

Saving Scarlett will  definitely be one of the early ones in the day to catch as the female fronted Alt/Melodic rock band from Suffolk will be gracing the Ed Sheeran/Suffolk New College Pond Stage!  With their debut album ‘Hourglass released last year they have plenty of material to get through for the crowd to kick-off the day!


Where are they performing? Ed Sheeran/Suffolk New College Pond Stage

What time? 6:30pm

Headlining the Ed Sheeran/Suffolk New College Pond Stage, a band you need to check out as they bring their Alternative Pop-Rock to close the festival, so if you like Knuckle Puck or Neck Deep you will want to catch these to finish your day!


Rad Pitt

Where are they performing? Ed Sheeran/Suffolk New College Pond Stage

What time? 1:15pm

One of Colchester’s most popular bands Rad Pitt will be one to check out who will bring their lively presence to Music Day with their fun blast of post-hardcore with some solid guitar work and riffs for an entertaining set!


History & Lore

Where are they performing? Ed Sheeran/Suffolk New College Pond Stage

What time? 5:30pm

Set to bring their upbeat vibe and ambient indie sound, History & Lore will be a band to check out late into the day with the Melodic-indie five-piece from Cambridge look to play tracks from their new EP ‘Lights’.

Strike the Sun

Where are they performing? University of Suffolk Bowl Stage

What time? 12pm

Another Female fronted band to check out is Strike The Sun who will kick-off the day at the University of Suffolk Bowl Stage as the alt-rock four-piece will be ones to check out for sure!

Radio Orwell

Where are they performing? Monument Stage

What time? 2pm

A name that has been around for awhile hitting many venues across East Anglia, this five-piece will put you in a chill mood, bringing their Jangly Indie Guitar Pop to the stage!


Where are they performing? Ed Sheeran/Suffolk New College Pond Stage

What time? 4.30pm

Hip hop fusion band Impilo will get you on your feet and dancing away as the four piece from Ipswich bring their upbeat and engaging sounds to the stage as lead singer Bhebhe will make sure to put on a show on the day


Music Day Play-list below

Must see bands playing at Isle of Wight Festival this weekend

With the Isle of Wight Festival celebrating their 50th birthday this weekend we thought we would scour through their extensive line up for this years celebrations and pick out some top bands that you have to see. Some maybe obvious must watches and others may have slipped by the radar but all are going to be definitely worth a watch!



Info: 10:30pm, Friday, Main Stage

Kicking things off with one of the more obvious of choices, the Friday night headliners. They should be an absolute no brainer to go see for just pure fun value alone, let alone the endless absolute bangers these guys have in their repertoire, definitely don’t miss!


Liam Gallagher

Info: 8:45pm, Saturday, Main Stage

Okay, okay, another headliner, we know not exactly one that would of fallen off the radar. Liam has had an absolutely blinding year so far and there is only one way to describe what his show will be like. Biblical.



Info: 11pm, Saturday, Kashmir Cafe

Rocking out the Kashmir Cafe, Bullybones will be bringing their mix of retro rock ‘n’ roll sounds and punk vibes which will combine to make a loud and raucous affair that you will regret not witnessing, it’s impossible not to enjoy this shot of new nostalgia.


Tom Grennan

Info: 7pm, Friday, The Big Top

Another one that is having an absolutely cracking year, Tom Grennan has been touring non-stop and with each single he brings out it shows off his diversity and no end of talent that will just keeping shooting his stock upwards. Catch this guy when you can, as he is destined to keep going up and up.


Anchor Lane

Info: 3:25pm, Sunday, Hard Rock Stage

You a fan or Blackstone Cherry or Alter Bridge? Then these will be a must see, instantly from the sound of their guitars to the powerful vocals these are ones that will appeal to anyone that loves a bit of rock



Info: 12:55pm, Saturday, The Feeling with Pirate Studios & Pretty Green

With only a couple of songs out the only way to describe these guys at the minute is BIG, big riffs, catchy lyrics and they know how to put on a show, we look forward to hearing whats next for these guys


Ivory Wave

Info: 2:35pm, Sunday, This Feeling with Pirate Studios & Pretty Green

Mad mix of sounds that in theory shouldn’t work together yet sound absolutely brilliant, we here love bands willing to experiment with instruments to create new sounds and Ivory Wave’s does a cracking job of it.

Just a few suggestions off an absolutely stacked line up for Isle of Wight’s 50th anniversary, if you are heading that way this weekend, you are in for an absolute treat!

New Noise 08/06: Idles, Deaf Havana, Dott and more!

Welcome to the #NewNoise feature where we take a look at the newest releases in the week from albums, EPs and singles.

New Albums

Get Up Kids return after seven years with their new EP ‘Kicker’ – Their last full album was 2011’s ‘There Are Rules’.

Galway based Dott have released their debut album ‘Heart Swell’. The 12-track effort is the follow up to 2016’s ‘Timid Moves’ EP.

Dave Matthews Band are  back with their new album ‘Come Tomorrow’.  The album marks the band’s ninth album overall, and their first release since 2012’s ‘Away from the World’.

San Francisco based Howlin Rain have dropped their fifth full-length album ‘The Alligator Bride’.  The seven track album is the follow up 2015’s ‘Mansion Songs’.


New Singles


Idles have dropped a new single ‘Danny Nedeklo’ which is their first single for their new album titled ‘Joy’ the follow-up to 2017’s ‘Brutalism’

Female fronted, four piece Bloxx have dropped a brand new track, ‘Second Opinion’. This track follows ‘Novocain’ which was released early this year.

Interpol have dropped a new track ‘The Rover’ which is their first single from their recently announced  sixth studio LP ‘Marauder’ set to be released August 24 – their first since 2014’s El Pintor’

You Me At Six are back and dropped new two singles ‘3AM’ and ‘Fast Forward’. They have released details for their new album which is called ‘VI’ set to be released on October 5.

Thrice have shared a brand new track, ‘The Grey’. This track follows the band’s two 2017 singles: “Sea Change” and “Red Telephone.” 

Deaf Havana have released a new single called ‘Sinner’, and it’s quite a bit different to what we’re used to, but it is their first bit of material of the year following 2017’s ‘All These Countless Nights.’ 

Ohio four-piece The Candescents have shared a new single ‘Boyfriend’. With a debut EP set to drop this summer.

Three-piece Sunset Sons have released their new single ‘Running Man’, which is their first new music since the release of their 2016 debut album ‘Very Rarely Say Die’.


Listen to our New Noise Playlist! 












Absolute gems to catch at Camden Rocks festival – Part 2

The countdown is on for Camden Rocks as we bring you our part two of a list of absolute cracking bands that will be hitting one of the many stages in Camden Town. Use this as a guide to either help you decide what bands to go see, or make it even more difficult to decide who to catch.

The LaFontaines

Where are they performing? Koko and Gabeto

What time? 2pm and 7:30pm

Playing two sets on the day, you have double the chance to check out Scotland’s most exciting live bands as they will bring their vibrant energy and their memorable blend of musical and vocal styles to both stages they are set to perform!

At The Sun

Where are they performing? The Dev

What time? 3pm

The London-based quintet’s brings you plenty of  blues-infused, hard rock delights, a treat for any fan of rock or metal as their big guitar solos, clean vocals, and melodies are defiantly worth a listen at the festival.


Where are they performing? Dingwalls Canalside

What time? 4:30pm

Although the four piece are still rather fresh with a few singles and an EP to their name. These guys are ones to check out for sure bringing their melodic rock and catchy vocals to Dingwalls Canalside, we personally are keen to see what this upcoming band has got in store for us!


Where are they performing? The Hawley Arms

What time? 1:15pm

Childcare will definitely be one of the early ones in the day to catch as the London four piece will bring their lovable energy to the stage which will be a packed set with the kind of sweaty punk attitude and rawness you will expect from their unexpected chord twists and mix of  vocals to kick-off the day at The Hawley Arms!


Where are they performing? Fest Camden

What time? 5:15pm

Quoted as the female Royal Blood, this duo have been making waves already and it’s time for them to shine bringing their catchy tracks, upbeat feel which will be against heavy backbeats that are aggressive and the energy they will bring to Camden will be something you don’t want to miss!

Natalie Shay

Where are they performing? Brewdog (Acoustic)

What time? 3:30pm

Defiantly check out the acoustic sets at the Brewdog as plenty of top talent are set to perform, including the talented Natalie Shay from London bringing her powerful voice and glorious guitar riffs to Camden Rocks as the 19-year old will instantly bring you a feel good mood in the afternoon!

L Sicario

Where are they performing? The Fiddlers Elbow

What time? 7:30pm

Fancy some deliciously cool desert rock sound of London’s L Sicario? The trio are a very fresh with three singles to their names but the talent from these guys is clear to see with their range of sound from jumpy guitar riffs to echoey verses and upbeat vocals which is why we are excited to check these out.

Freeze The Atlantic

Where are they performing? The Black Heart

What time? 10pm

Set to bring their grit and grace to Camden’s Black Heart, Freeze The Atlantic will be a band to check out late into the festival with the five-piece having plenty of material to go through which is exciting to see how some of their songs will be in a live setting. Are you up for a melodic end to Camden Rocks?

Full Camden Rocks play-list below