Posts in category: Press

Birthday Cake Breakfast Interviews Axis Of

"When putting together an album, the music becomes your world, the songs become the backdrop to your entire life over that period."

Keep It Fast Reviews Axis Of 'The Mid Brae Inn'

"Axis Of have built on their early template, crafting a record packed with melody, crisp guitar hooks and a connecting storytelling vibe in a tight punk rock package."

Circuit Sweet Features Axis Of's EU & UK Tour Dates

"The sound that the bass-player-fronted three-piece has crafted is simultaneously melodic and thunderous."

Artrocker Reviews Axis Of 'The Mid Brae Inn'

"I have absolutely no doubt that Axis Of will continue to grow and grow and produce some of the best music that I will hear in my lifetime. The future is theirs."

Rock Sound Reviews Axis Of 'The Mid Brae Inn'

"..not only are the Northern Irish trio finding their feet, they're breaking into a run. You're going ot want to keep up."

The Musical Melting Pot Reviews Axis Of's Album 'The Mid Brae Inn'

"A folk-rock album blessed with pendulous, titanium balls."

Shout4Music Review Axis Of's New Album 'The Mid Brae Inn'

"'The Mid Brae Inn’ strips back the angst and distortion to present a wonderfully but subtly aggressive pop-infused rock album from Axis Of."

Chordblossom Reviews Axis Of 'The Mid Brae Inn'

Drowned In Sound Interviews USA Nails

"We don’t always agree on things, but they’re eager to hear our opinions and keen to collaborate in a way we’re comfortable with. That’s great.”

Echoes and Dust Reviews Axis Of 'The Mid Brae Inn'

"Passion. Romance."

Big Cheese Magazine Reviews Axis Of's Album 'The Mid Brae Inn'

"Northern Irish heavy pop trio triumph."

Hot Press Interview Axis Of About Their New Album 'The Mid Brae Inn'

"A Noisy Triumph!"

Music Liberation Feature USA Nails 'Sonic Moist' In Top 10 Albums Of 2014

"In a nutshell it's abrasive, obnoxious, relentless, and at times damn right brutal."

Keep It Fast Reviews USA Nails 'Sonic Moist'

"The sound sliding out of your mouth and down your chin."

Team Rock Release Axis Of "The Harsh Winds Of Rathlin" NEW VIDEO

Altdialogue Reviews Axis Of 'The Mid Brae Inn'

"Moments of churning riffs and driving drums that whip you into a state of frenzy."

Chordblossom Interviews Axis Of 'The Mid Brae Inn'

“Playing it safe is pointless.”

GoldenPlec Reviews Axis Of 'The Mid Brae Inn'

"Infectious piece of positive power pop, with enough depth to strike an emotional chord with the listener."

Irish News Features Axis Of's New Album 'The Mid Brae Inn'

"..shouty and literate north coaster Axis Of started this year as they mean to continue by welcoming in 2015 with an album launch gig for their imminent second LP, 'The Mid Brae Inn'."

Across The Line Reviews Axis Of "Wetsuit"

"We absolutely love it.”

Creative Voice NI Features Sullivan And Gold

"High keening vocals opened the song, followed in hand by perfect, simply perfect singing."

Keep It Fast Review USA Nails 'Sonic Moist'

"USA Nails still drag through the gritty, menacing, chewed-up mess of sound they call music and it sounds even more volatile and frantic in a live setting."

Captain Christ Reviews Carnivores 'Let's Get Metaphysical'

"Dumbed down, knucklehead music this is not."

Kerrang Features Axis Of 'The Mid Brae Inn' NEW VIDEO

“The track is my attempt to comprehend the power of the sea.”

Captain Of Lies Reviews USA Nails Debut Album 'Sonic Moist'

"The guitars and rhythm section relentlessly attack at the raw nerves inside your head with a mixture of complex low end riffs and twisted treble assaults."

Big List Magazine Release Limited Tickets for Axis Of 'The Mid Brae Inn'

"I had planned to save this until next month, but there is a distinct possibility that the album release show will be sold out before then."

Golden Plec Release Axis Of 'The Mid Brae Inn'

"The track is my attempt to comprehend the power of the sea, one of the sea’s most unrelenting features is its ability to simultaneously provide us with joy and pain."

No Brainer Reviews USA Nails 'Sonic Moist'

"You can hear the snare drum rattling; its rock music its purest and rawest form."

Across The Line Features Sullivan & Gold Live Gig

Sullivan & Gold drops in at the Atlantic Sessions, Coleraine

SECR MAPA Features Axis Of 'The Mid Brae Inn'

Check Axis Of NEW Video

Gigging Northern Ireland Features More Than Conquerors and Sullivan and Gold

Sullivan and Gold and More Than Conquerors playing at the Mandela Hall for NI Music Prize 2014.

The Airport Run Interviews USA Nails

"I’m really pleased with the overall sound of the record, it’s loud and ‘rough around the edges’. Partly because it was all done in a bit of a rush…for some reason."

Charlene Talks to Rigsy On ATL About Local Music

Charlene Hegarty of Smalltown America Records joined Rigsy this week to discuss their favourite new local releases.

Sullivan & Gold Live on The John Toal Show

Ben and Adam from Sullivan & Gold join John Toal LIVE in the studio...

Encore NI Live Reviews Northern Ireland Prize 2014 Show

Sullivan & Gold and More Than Conquerors putting their best performances at Mandela Hall, Belfast...

Chordblossom Talk About The NI Music Prize

Chordblossom review albums nominated in this years Northern Ireland music prize feature Smalltown America albums 'Everything I've Learnt' by More Than Conquerors and 'For Foes' by Sullivan & Gold.

Drowned In Sound Reviews USA Nails 'Sonic Moist'

"The rhythm section offers a slight dash of motorik here, a bulky globule of post-hardcore propulsive thrust there."

USA Nails Debut Album 'Sonic Moist' Available From Banquet Records

Banquet Records have a limited number of signed 'Sonic Moist' records available. Get yours while stock lasts.

Local Music Scene Reviews Carnivores 'Let's Get Metaphysical'

Caught In The Crossfire Reviews Die! Die! Die! 'Swim'

"Nearly every track on this album will undoubtedly leave your ears exhausted and your head throbbing."

Pennyblack Music Reviews Carnivores 'Let Get Metaphysical'

"Mainly due to their spiky riffs, broad Scots accents and a leaning towards some fantastic melodies."

Artrocker Reviews Carnivores 'Let's Get Metaphysical'

"It's raw, powerful and once you press play, it cannot be ignored." by Artrocker

Artrocker Reviews Die! Die! Die! 'Swim'

"This is an absolutely fantastic album. It's a nonstop noise-fest" by Artrocker

Soundsphere Interviews Die! Die! Die! On Tour

“There’s definitely more of an importance on music rather than how drunk we can get."

Soundly Sounds Features Die! Die! Die!

Die! Die! Die! Gig Review: The Blurst of Times Festival

7 Bit Arcade Reviews Die! Die! Die! 'Swim'

"A whirlwind of raucous guitar riffs and rough vocals"

Sonic Masala Features USA Nails Video "Sometimes I'd Rather See It All"

"The strobes, the sliding blood, the interfered-with facial close-ups - it's all disconcerting."

The Needle Drop Features USA Nails 'Am I A Man Or Not?' Video

"Some heavy, crushing, and aggressive post-hardcore"

RobMoro Features Swords Live EP

Swords release live EP for a LIMITED time.

Louder Than War Reviews Die! Die! Die! 'Swim'

"Consistently tight drumming and guitar work create fragmented songs that waver, quaver and evoke emotion through varied tempos and a melding of shoe gaze, post punk and math rock notions."