EP Review: GrassRoof – GUYAKA

GrassRoof are Cambridge based music students, mixing their own magic formula of psychedelic-indie-pop-rock into one huge epic sound. These Cambridge Band Competition finalists have shown time and time again that they are just as electrifying on stage as they are in the studio. Their latest release Guyaka is no exception, giving us four new tracks […]

EP Review: The Catch – How It Seems

One of the best indie bands in the area, The Catch are currently making a name for themselves with their ferocious live performances and awesome track releases. With their new EP How It Seems, they certainly don’t disappoint. The EP follows on from the release of their two recent singles Tie Dye and Sort It Out which have both […]

Influx of Insanity: EP review

Influx of Insanity have become recent stalwarts of the local music scene, infamous for their prog rock sound, and the release of their self-titled EP proves why they’ll be around for a very long time. Aged only fourteen years old, the duo have self-produced this collection of five brand new tracks alongside an acoustic version […]

EP Review: False Hearts – Dirty Little Soul

Dirty Little Soul, the brand new EP Cambridgeshire rock band False Hearts, showcases their modern rock sensibilities and their harrowing melodic instrumentals. With the EP only being the standard four tracks long, the female-fronted band have packed every punch into each track that are bursting to the seams with powerful riffs, tearing vocals and gritty instrumentals. […]

TMB42 Anniversary Gig Preview

Tomorrow night (18/08) sees The Music Blog 42 (US!) celebrate a year of blogging in the region with a night of celebration and rock featuring four of the best bands from East Anglia. The night consists of sets from Latitude-conquering psych-rockers Sun Scream, teenage wonderkids Influx of Insanity, intensely powerful rock duo KULK and Cambridgeshire […]

Track Review: The Baskervilles – Blood In My Mouth

If you’re a fan of full-blooded indie rock, then you’ll absolutely love Blood In My Mouth from Suffolk’s The Baskervilles. Hailing from Ipswich, the five-piece rockers have been working in the studio for the past two years with award-winning producer Tom Donovan resulting in the absolutely massive 2017 track Kalashnikov and the bloody brilliant Blood In My Mouth released only on […]

A Horse Called War @ The Hunter Club, BSE

The annual rock-fest at The Hunter Club to celebrate the Bury Fringe Festival culminated with a headline set from metal heroes A Horse Called War. Fresh new hardcore trio All We Know opened the night entertaining the growing crowd with new tracks and some of ‘old’ like Hear Me Out and favourite Deprivation. The band are starting […]

Track Review: The Catch – Sort It Out

In what is their second track release of 2018, The Catch prove why they are one of the most talked about bands in Bury St Edmunds with Sort It Out. Sort It Out is slightly different to the track that they released in February, in the sense that Tie Dye was a huge indie rock banger, but the former has it’s […]

TMB42 Spotlight: Sunday Arches

Sunday Arches are our focus in this month’s Spotlight, and you’re going to love them! It’s an interesting tale how the band formed. Having been friends since school in Colchester and playing music together through their teenage years, the four band members met up under a South London railway arch a decade later (presumably on […]

Don Broco: Technology review

Over the last two weeks, it feels we’ve had ourselves two highly anticipated releases by two huge up and coming British rock bands. The first came just over one week ago in the form of Marmozets’ Knowing What You Know Now and the second came a week later in the form of Don Broco’s Technology. Technology […]