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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."

The AU Reviews Die! Die! Die! 'Swim'

'SWIM' sits as one of the smartest releases of the year.

Shout4Music Reviews Carnivores 'Let's Get Metaphysical'

"Carnivores’ sophomore record proves more focused than their debut whilst still displaying an enjoyable frayed edge."

The Belfast Empire Announce Axis Of Album Launch

"AXIS OF, NEW YEARS EVE ALBUM LAUNCH"

Already Heard Announces Axis Of's New Album 'The Mid Brae Inn'

"Northern Irish alt punks Axis Of have announced their NEW second album 'The Mid Brae Inn'."

The Last Mixed Tape Features Swords at STA

"The result of a one-off special live set the three-piece performed at Smalltown America studios in Derry last month."

Circuit Sweet Features USA Nails 'Sonic Moist'

"The album also traverses krautrock and noise-rock territories, while remaining consistently pissed off."

The Skinny Review Carnivores 'Let's Get Metaphysical'

"'Let’s Get Metaphysical' is chock-full of tunes."

Paisley Online Features Carnivores

"Sounding like "Weezer being beaten up by The Dillinger Escape Plan"

Norman Records Features Carnivores 'Let's Get Metaphysical'

Check Carnivores 'Let's Get Metaphysical' Vinyl LP

Rave Child Reviews Carnivores 'Let's Get Metaphysical"

"‘An upbeat catchy pop-punk song featuring plenty of hardcore riffs mixed in with beautifully contrasting melodies."

Q Magazine Reviews Carnivores 'Let's Get Metaphysical'

"Lyrical foibles let down Glaswegians' mathcore debut."

Music Liberation Reviews USA Nails 'Sonic Moist'

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

The Skinny Features Carnvories 'Let's Get Metaphysical'

"Track jangles pacily through a minefield of Devo jerks, hinting at the stop-start complexities to follow."

Shout4Music Reviews Die! Die! Die! 'Swim'

"Like putting your tongue to a 9-volt battery, each track jolts like a surge of an electrical current, flurries of snare drum and crashing cymbals collide against a searing squall of guitars."

Scottish Fiction Reviews Carnivores 'Let's Get Metaphysical'

"Hardcore headbanging riffs and poppy melodies, the "ba-ba-ba" backing vocals working the latter on the opener."

The Skinny Reviews Die! Die! Die! 'Swim'

"A fuzzy, scuzzy delight."

The Line Of Best Fit Reviews Die! Die! Die! 'Swim'

'The combination of spiky guitar work and sneering vocals begins to sound aimless."

Norman Records Review Die! Die! Die! 'Swim'

"Relentless cavalcades of churning 'n' chiming caustic guitars, breathless anthemic yelling, hard-assed tumblesome drums and a keen melodic sensibility."

Mowno Reviews Die! Die! Die! 'Swim'

"Supported by a high shrill voice still, drowned in reverb giving light paces to pieces yet rabid, it is right that scrolls titles rooted in the same vein line: the colorful punk power pop and garage rock."