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Carnivores Announce Summer Tour Dates

Math-Pop geniuses Carnivores, pay us a visit this summer as part of the their UK/Ireland tour.

New Signing: Blacklisters

We are delighted to welcome Blacklisters to the Smalltown America family.

USA Nails Play The Great Escape

USA Nails join arguably the strongest TGE line up so far as part of the festival's 10th birthday celebrations.

Carnivores Live At Smalltown America

Paisley post-hardcore trio, Carnivores, come to Derry for a very special mid-summer Live At Smalltown America show. Tickets are strictly limited to 50.

Smalltown Bands On Tour In May 2015

Axis Of finish up their tour with Frank Iero and take to the road to headline some UK shows with label mates Carnivores; USA Nails join the celebrations at TGE and Blacklisters take to the stage as a newly signed STA band.

Leo Drezden Live At Smalltown America

"Leo Drezden merge breathtaking technical skill with killer groove and euphoric peaks. Exhilarating and emotional, celebratory and essential."

Hot Cops Live At Smalltown America

"Hot Cops play their set with equal nods to 'Pig-Lib'-era Malkmus and the tougher, distorted dynamic of Rancho De La Luna Arctic Monkeys."

Across The Line Reviews Live At Smalltown America

"Tonight Smalltown America’s recording studio is host for both Leo Drezden’s and Hot Cops' Derry debut."

Ciaran Lavery & Ryan Vail - Live At Smalltown America

On Friday 10th April CIARAN LAVERY & RYAN VAIL join us in the studio as they present the new album, "Sea Legs".

Leo Drezden & Hot Cops - Live At Smalltown America

On Friday 27th March welcome the wonderful LEO DREZDEN [IRL] and Belfast Wünderkids HOT COPS to the studio for another very special Live At Smalltown America show.

Axis Of Release New Single "Munro Bagger"

Ahead of their UK and EU tour Axis Of release "Munro Bagger", the third single from new album ‘The Mid Brae Inn’.

Axis Of Announce UK & EU Tour Dates

With much fanfare we are delighted to bring you the UK & EU dates for Axis Of's forthcoming album tour.

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."

Axis Of Release New Album 'The Mid Brae Inn'

Delighted to bring you Axis Of's brand new album 'The Mid Brae Inn' available on splattered 12" vinyl, CD and on digital formats.

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."

USA Nails Release New Single

Following the release of the band’s debut album 'Sonic Moist' in November, USA Nails will tour Europe this month. They will also be releasing a single featuring the title track from their record to coincide with this.

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

"Northern Irish heavy pop trio triumph."

Axis Of Competition Time

Everyone loves a COMPETITION. I never win anything, but then I never enter anything. But, if I were to enter a COMPETITION I would definitely enter THIS ONE.

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

"A Noisy Triumph!"

Axis Of Release New Single and Video for The Harsh Winds Of Rathlin

"The Harsh Winds of Rathlin" is the second single to taken from Axis Of’s new album ‘The Mid Brae Inn’.

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."

Smalltown Bands On Tour In January 2015

What better way to warm up during these winter months than getting yourself along to a sweaty punk rock gig. Smalltown bands never disappoint.

Sullivan & Gold Release Live EP

Sullivan & Gold joined us in the studio for a very special Christmas show, Live At Smalltown America. We are delighted to bring you some new sounds from the band, hot off the mixing desk.

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'."

Pre-Order Axis Of Album 'The Mid Brae Inn'

Delighted to announce that Axis Of's new album is now available to PRE-ORDER on beautiful splattered 12” vinyl (white, black & blue) and CD with FREE digital download.

USA Nails European Tour

The tail end of 2014 was illuminated by the crushing experimentalism of USA Nails. They now take their show to Europe in 2015.

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."

Axis Of Announce UK Tour Dates

"A record built to be heard live, by men on a mission. Axis Of: coming soon, to a town near you (hopefully in a van with an intact exhaust)."

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."

Die! Die! Die! Release New Video "Angel"

Punk three-piece Die! Die! Die! have announced a new video for 'Angel' taken from their latest album S W I M.

USA Nails to support Mclusky

In light of the sad news that the Buffalo Bar will close - USA Nails will be supporting the legendarily fierce Mclusky later this month.

Captain Christ Reviews Carnivores 'Let's Get Metaphysical'

"Dumbed down, knucklehead music this is not."

Axis Of Announce Brand New Video 'Wetsuit'

Axis Of return to our turntables with a signature slice of coastal punk in the shape of new single “Wetsuit”.

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."