"I’m not ashamed to admit that all my knowledge on philosophy comes from Wikipedia."
"There were a few moments like that, but there were some really joyous moments as well."
We are delighted to announce that the awesome USA Nails has joined the STA family.
USA Nails bursts onto the scene with their new video 'Sometime's I'd Rather See It All'
"“Let’s Get Metaphysical” [...] is a fully-fledged spitfire of a song which manages to capture the spirit of the trio’s raucous live performances while being intelligent and melodic enough to listen to while sitting at your desk"
"Rising Scottish alt rock types..."
Driven by an obstinate need to create and perform music, Die! Die! Die! unapologetically slap SWIM in your lap ten years since their very first shows.
Thrilled to announce that Carniovres first single is now available to purchase worldwide!
We are delighted to reveal the new Carnivores video, shot and directed by Cairn Michie in Glasgow.
Andrew Wilson of Die! Die! Die! joins us In The Bunker to talk about recording the new album ?'Swim'.
"Swim is an 11 track opus formed from the wall-sweat of Europe’s best clubs, scratched off the tour van floor and from down the back of the couch-surfed accom."
“Die! Die! Die! have always had the knack for creating dynamic music driven by tension.”
"'Swim is an 11-track opus formed from the wall-sweat of Europe’s best clubs, scratched off the tour van floor and from down the back of the couch-surfed accommodation."
"Frantic fuzz, corrosive guitars, rolling baselines and breakneck pummelled drums."
"It’s a release of control; the guitars soar and it manages to bring it’s own brand of melody to the fray, whilst providing an unrelenting pace"
"Have always balanced melody and song structure alongside sheer punk thrash."
"From the blaring 30 second intro of sampled noise, its clear that this record is on a different level from the instant, almost pop-like charm of their previous bands."
SWIM, the bands fifth studio album, is now available to pre-order on heavy weight, two-tone coloured vinyl.
"The tune talks about fighting your demons, fending off an invisible opponent, and while he catches a few blows to the face, he is ultimately left standing…"
Die! Die! Die! will be releasing their fifth album.
NZ Rockers Die! Die! Die! have just dropped the video to their latest single ‘Get Hit’.
"Since nature abhors a vacuum, lack of sound depth, handicap usual duets rock, makes up for this extremely battery, and cause of hyper inventive guitar."
Cheese on Toast interviews Andrew and Michael and sneak peeks at new music video.
“I used to have, have these dreams of smashing you face in with a brick.”
"Ultimately the track speaks to fighting your demons which has been illustrated by a boxer fending off an invisible opponent, and while he catches a few blows to the face he is ultimately left standing."
"Such thrilling all-over-the-bloody-shop style, flat out rockers mix with drifting interludes, folky waltzes and garagey lo-fi fun."
"Ultimately makes Burning Alms' debut such a resounding success is its ability to balance myriad sounds and styles in such a way as to evoke a singularly rich musical identity."
From start to finish it's a consummate work of noisy beauty.
Pre-Order SWIM from the 15th August.
We are delighted to reveal Carnivores upcoming tour dates. Get yourselves to a show near you.
There are moments when you can’t quite place where the brutal, industrial noises might be originating from, but that only serves to make the catchy rock ’n’ roll melodies a tad more addictive.
We love that STA bands are constantly performing across the world. This month we see Burning Alms launch their new album in the UK and Die! Die! Die! launch their fifth album 'SWIM' in New Zealand.
"It's our most effortless album, writing-wise, I'm really proud of it, it's got a lot of energy around it. It's fun, it seems positive."
"Parts of In Sequence sound like they may have been recorded in a toilet or worse, but this is music with integrity, from the heart, from the soul, and with intent."
"Burning Alms are making really great music and are deserved of a wider audience, which probably won’t happen, but for those of us who know…"
"In Sequence is a superb debut album, there’s a feel of freedom and exploration."
"Burning Alms launch debut album 'In Sequence' on Friday 1st August"
"Damn fine rolling serrating verses."
"Eputation as one of the most visceral bands regularly touring Europe and the UK."
"We're creatively impatient."
"It feels like a conspiracy. "
"There are contrasting musical emotions, improvisational elements and lyrical repetition. In short, pretentious shizzle!"
"Delighted to announce that This Is Tmrw will be bringing Burning Alms to the HH."
"Adding a punkier, darker edge with a more expansive and progressive feel."
"Passionate and intelligent debut album from Burning Alms, two members of underrated Birmingham band, Calories."
Burning Alms and Sullivan & Gold playing this month.
Burning Alms launch debut album 'In Sequence' on August 1st
"You don’t make a lot of money from music but the reward of being able to travel with your best friends doing something you love beats anything else!"
"The sixteen track long player holds shape and the pop laden instrumental tracks are worth their place."
"Suggesting the serial travelers are stepping out of their comfort zone to bring new sonic elements to their noise-pop act."