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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."

USA Nails Release Live Album

Ahead of the release of the bands debut album, USA Nails paid a visit to STA HQ on halloween and recorded a live session for us. The results are available for download from Independent Music.

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"

Smalltown Bands On Tour In November

Bringing you shows from Europe to the UK and Ireland.

Spooktacular Sale on Independentmusic.com!

For one day only Independent Music are hosting a Spooktacular Halloween Sale.

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."

Swords Release Video For "Wicklow"

Following the release of their new five-track live E.P. Swords have released their second video "Wicklow" from their studio performance at our Derry studio.

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'."

Axis Of Announce New Album

We are pleased to announce that Axis Of's second album 'The Mid Brae Inn' will be released early 2015.

Swords Release Live EP

We are delighted to announce that Swords Live EP is now available to purchase from Independent Music.

Los Angeles Loves You Feature USA Nails 'Am I A Man Or Not?'

Funny4U Feature USA Nails 'Am I A Man Or Not?'

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

Soundsphere Features Carnivores 'Let's Get Metaphysical' Video

Check out the new video for Carnivores.

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."

Pre-Order USA Nails album 'Sonic Moist'

Pre-order debut album 'Sonic Moist' on on psychedelic green and transparent 12" vinyl and watch NEW claymation video for single "Am I A Man Or Not?".

The NI Music Prize 2014

Sullivan & Gold and More Than Conquerors' albums both nominated for the biggest prize in NI Music.

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."

Echoes And Dust Reviews USA Nails NEW 'Sonic Moist' Album

"You want noise rockin’, post-punkin’, krautrockin’ blasts of guitar fury? These guys have nailed it."

Keep It Fast Reviews USA Nails NEW 'Sonic Moist' Album

“Operator, I love to see your face pressed up against the glass“. Agitated punk rock spittle.

Daily Mirror Features More Than Conquerors 'Everything I've Learnt'

An article of Daily Mirror talking More Than Conquerors 'Everything I've Learnt'

Daily Mirror Features Sullivan & Gold 'For Foes'

An article of Daily Mirror talking Sullivan & Gold 'For Foes'

The Thin Air Shortlist MTC and Sullivan & Gold for Northern Irish Music Prize 2014

"Recognising the very best albums released in the last twelve months by a Northern Irish act"

Belfast Telegraph Features More Than Conquerors 'Everything I've Learnt'

Check the Belfast Telegraph article of More Than Conquerors 'Everything I've Learnt'

Already Heard Features Carnivores 'Let's Get Metaphysical' Tour

"Paisley, Scotland trio Carnivores are set to release their debut album 'Let's Get Metaphysical' on 27th October on Smalltown America."

Carnivores Video 'Let Get Metaphysical' Features in Echoes And Dust Playlist

Check 'Let's Get Metaphysical' Video....

Smalltown Bands On Tour In October

From London to Glasgow and (almost) everywhere in-between, Smalltown bands are all over the UK this month.