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Album Review: Hawthorne Heights – The Rain Just Follows Me

Album Review: Hawthorne Heights – The Rain Just Follows Me

Hawthorne Heights have come a long way since their 2004 debut album. Obviously, right? It’s to be expected when you’ve been making music for as long as they have. But here’s the really cool thing; even though they’ve traded chuggy guitars for more sparkling tones,...

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Currently playing: Our team pick their top new bands

Currently playing: Our team pick their top new bands

FeatureFEATURECurrentlyPlayingWelcome to the second instalment of The Alt Club’s new monthly feature, Currently Playing. We draw back the curtain on what each member of our team’s had on repeat and what we're loving in the world of new music.BrooklaneAnyone else...

EP Reviews: The Devil Wears Prada – ZII

EP Reviews: The Devil Wears Prada – ZII

It’s been twelve years since The Devil Wears Prada released their fan-favourite EP, Zombie, which captured a lot of metalcore hearts with its unyielding ferocity and by tapping into everyone’s favourite undead. The sequel to that EP, aptly called ZII, was announced...

Album Review: Fiddlehead – Between The Richness

Album Review: Fiddlehead – Between The Richness

Boston alternative rock outfit, Fiddlehead are back with their sophomore record, Between the Richness and it sees them return to the 80s emo and punk sound with anthemic, indie-style choruses which established them as a respected band within the alternative rock...

EP Review: Softspoken – Where The Heart Belongs

EP Review: Softspoken – Where The Heart Belongs

Whether it’s a universal thing or something prescribed solely to Team Alt Club, we can’t say, but when songs are sassy enough to get you out of your chair for a little shimmy around the office, then you know it’s getting a big thumbs up. And yeah, you wouldn’t...

EP Review: Set Into Motion – Something Exciting

EP Review: Set Into Motion – Something Exciting

Set Into Motion have crashed onto the scene with their energetic, smile-inducing EP, Something Exciting. Their sound will most likely give you visions of bands practicing in their garages in early 00s teen movies - you know the ones - but in the best way possible....

Ep Review: Action/Adventure – Pulling Focus

Ep Review: Action/Adventure – Pulling Focus

It doesn’t take much to decrypt the message Action/Adventure are sending with their new EP. Like a manifesto, the first minute of Pulling Focus firmly establishes their view on discrimination within the pop punk scene and alternative music industry in general when...

EP Review: Out Of Love – Funny Feeling

EP Review: Out Of Love – Funny Feeling

Out Of Love’s Funny Feeling bristles with energy. Despite the short runtimes of the EP’s five songs, (‘Wishlist' and ‘Dog Daze’ run for less than four minutes combined), Funny Feeling is loud and raucous, with commanding lyrics and an infectious charm that will get...

Album Review: While She Sleeps – Sleeps Society

Album Review: While She Sleeps – Sleeps Society

It is well known that the music industry is built to go against the artist, something that has become increasingly clear in the recent pandemic and the devastating effects it has brought on the music industry. While She Sleeps are a band that have always been for the...

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