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Drowned In Sound Feature Die! Die! Die!'s NEW Video

I've never quite understood why this bunch of Kiwis haven't scorched their way into the hearts and minds of more people.

Hotpress Interview Little Bear

Steven McCool, Little Bear’s magnificently surnamed lead-singer, has a sneaky suspicion that the North West could be looking at a musical golden age.

Reformed Quartet Touch Down For A Rip-Roaring Return

But the winners on day one were also the comeback kings, Jetplane Landing.

Little Bear Impresses Colin Carberry From Hotpress

Sure of voice, huge of sound, florid of production: five minutes in the microwave would see them ready for a main stage slot in any festival of your choice.

Daily Mirror Features Jetplane Landing

"...for many they remain one of the most influential bands Northern Ireland has produced in the past 10 years."

The Guardian Interviews Little Bear

The final day of the London edition of the Other Voices festival saw performances from John Grant, Little Bear and Matthew E White.

We Are Noise Reviews Our Krypton Son New Single Gargantuan

"He’s back with a new single now and it’s cut from the same, superior pop music cloth."

The Sunday Times Loves Little Bear At Other Voices

The silver lining to this television executive's nightmare was the bumping up of 'Little Bear', an emerging Derry band from the music trail to the Glassworks.

The Irish News Is Impressed By Little Bear At Other Voices

Surely it was fate, for 'Little Bear' put on the performance of the entire weekend, banding technology and their own brand rock together seamlessly.

Little Bear Steps Up To Plate at Other Voices

'Little Bear' - purveyors of emotionally literate rock

The Derry Mirror Reviews Little Bear

Their incredibly detailed music is the kind of sound many more established outfits can only ever dream of producing.

Little Bear To Open Bushmills Live In the City

'Little Bear's' music is haunting and soulful - they were the one band whom all judges agreed upon as a perfect compliment to the great line-up.

Belfast Music Week Presents Showcase at Sea Sessions Festival

Belfast Music Week comes to Sea Sessions, Europe’s best surf, skate and music festival, on Saturday, June 22 featuring Axis Of, Our Krypton Son and many more!

The Metaphorical Boat Impressed By Little Bear

On the strength of these tracks, it is no surprise why 'Little Bear' are blowing their fellow countrymen out of the water -their sound is ambitious, their songs are captivating, and they aren't half-bad live either.

Outlineonline.co.uk Gives 9/10 For A Live And Loud Neg Peg

Compelling, enthralling, bloody loud, I want more.

Die! Die! Die! Speak To Crackle

"...drummer Michael Prain speaks to Crackle about his record collection and stuff."

Irish News David Roy Revives A Noisy Die! Die! Die!

"New Zealand trio 'Die! Die! Die!'s latest album 'Harmony' is chock full of spiky yet atmospheric and melodic alt rock that should appeal to fans of Texan punkers...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead..."

Artrocker Review Die! Die! Die!'s 'Harmony'

"With unadulterated energy, 'Harmomy' moves at a frenetic speed, powered by Wilson's masterful guitars and a rawness that can only be encouraged and is no doubt only amplified when experienced live."

Die! Die! Die! Interviewed by Chordblossom

"Highlights have been releasing the last four records and playing tons of amazing shows all around the world, and just continuing to be a musician creating music with our friends."

Sounds XP Likes The Sound Of Die! Die! Die!'s 'Harmony'

"It’s a thoroughly fine way to round off an impressively promising album."

Die! Die! Die! Is Reviewed Live By Echoes And Dust

They played with a lot of energy, and great catchy guitar hooks, snarling vocals and most importantly an amazingly steady rhythm section.

And So She Thinks Thinks A Live Die! Die! Die! Are Ferocious

'Die! Die! Die!' have got presence and power, and a huge dash of punk spirit.

University Of Sussex's Students Union Can't Wait To See Die! Die! Die! Live

'Die! Die Die!’s' unfiltered and powerful stage show has earned them a reputation as one of the most energetic and hardest-working bands around.

The Argus Reviews Die! Die! Die! Live

"This short, sharp half-hour set embodied most of these New Zealanders’ characteristic energy and frenetic stage presence."

Die! Die! Die! Gets The Thumbs Up From Billetto

This album proves the band continue their evolution to perfect their sound.

Live Review Of Die! Die! Die! By Brighton Noise Gig Guide

I said previously in my preview that “a concoction of punk, noise pop, grunge, rock and indie all thrown in, with a dose of ranting vocals” was expected from headline band ‘Die! Die! Die!’ and they didn’t disappoint

Events In Newcastle Live Review of Die! Die! Die!

New Zealand band Die! Die! Die! have been wowing crowds the world over with explosive, sweat-drenched punk shows of the highest calibre.

Muso's Guide Reviews A Live Die! Die! Die!

Die!Die!Die! hit town to promote new album 'Harmony' & bring it home to me that now’s maybe the time to invest in some earplugs for gigs. This was a damn loud show.

Tasty Likes The Taste Of Die! Die! Die!'s 'Harmony'

'Harmony' is the sound of a three piece spreading their wings, keen to see what else a guitar, bass and drum combination can produce.

Die! Die! Die!'s 'Harmony' Is Well Received By Raw Ramp Music Mag

'Harmony’ brings together the raw energy and emotion of their live shows, encapsulating savant pop elements with their DIY punk philosophy.

PennyBlackMusic Describes Die! Die! Die!'s 'Harmony' As Awesome

"This is just awesome in the extreme. Don't just believe me though, as they have over 12,000 likes on Facebook"

Kyeo.tv Reviews 'Harmony' By Die! Die! Die!

On Harmony, Die! Die! Die! sound a lot younger than their years – for better and for worse.

Hooting & Howling Magazine Howls About Die! Die! Die!'s 'Harmony'

Rolling Stone Australia even dubbed the album ‘their finest work yet’ and it is a captivating unity of raw energy and powerful punk elements, as well as including salutes to pop.

Fake DIY Sits On The Fence With 6/10 for Die! Die! Die!'s 'Harmony'

Overall 'Harmony' is a good album, with piano keys of closer "Get Back" being a particular highlight.

Contact Music Reviews Die! Die! Die! 'Harmony'

"Uncompromisingly brutal yet disturbingly subtle in places - check out cinematic closer 'Get Back' for further proof, 'Harmony' represents Die! Die! Die!'s most immediate collection of songs to date."

Artrocker Review Die! Die! Die! Harmony

"With unadulterated energy, ‘Harmony’ moves at a frenetic speed, powered by Wilson’s masterful guitars and a rawness that can only be encouraged and is no doubt only amplified when experienced live."

Already Heard Hears Die! Die! Die!'s 'Harmony' And Loves It

It should come to no surprise that their sound and songwriting have now reached such perfectly-honed levels, arguably placing the threesome on a podium of contemporary masters of the genre

Die! Die! Die! Interviewed by Fame Magaine

“We miss the UK and Ireland already... maybe not the weather though."

7BitArcade Reviews Die! Die! Die! 'Harmony'

There is a sense that 'Harmony' takes itself too seriously at times, and the band become lost in the peaks of sonic exploration that they’ve created, but when they nail it, it is an absolute riot.

405 rates Die! Die! Die!'s Harmony 7/10

DDD sound as inspired as ever, and despite their rather convoluted band history, have remembered to let their music do the talking, and it shows

Organ Art Review Die! Die! Die! 'Harmony'

‘Harmony’ has been well received all over the place. ‘Harmony’ described by Rolling Stone Australia as “…their finest work yet”.

The Daily Mirror Feature Axis Of 'Finding St Kilda'

"They've been threatening greatness for years and now Axis Of have finally released their debut album."

Irish Daily Star Review Axis Of 'Finding St Kilda'

"Hailing from Derry, Punk trio Axis Of are an accomplished live act whose hi-octane 34 minute debute is fuelled by infection anger and adrenaline, and armed with plenty of melody."

Axis Of Album Launch Reviewed by Chordblossom

"But one thing is certain, 2013 is going to be their year."

Smalltown Bands On Tour In April

We are delighted to announce a full month of live shows from More Than Conquerors, Mnemotechnic, Axis Of and Negative Pegasus.

Axis Of 'Finding St Kilda' Reviewed by Headwarmer

"As debuts go this gets right beneath the skin with a truly barbed refrain and an instant aura that scars with a deeper, more sinister presence."

Axis Of Interview With Fame Magazine

"We write songs about the people we meet, the places we see and the experiences we get from choosing such an unpredictable career path."

Desinvolt Review Mnemotechnic 'Awards'

"Syncopated sounds, associated with repeated guitar riffs, heady drums and a bass which gains momentum throughout the album, producing a doped electro rock which is powerful and captivating."

Die! Die! Die! 'Harmony' Reviewed by NARC Magazine

"...a rather nifty little power-trio here..."

Die! Die! Die! 'Harmony' Blows Away Cosmos Gaming's Chris Dahlberg

'Harmony' is an album I was excited to check out and see if Die! Die! Die! had progressed to the point that I always felt they were capable of, and they blew away my expectations.