Featuring Lostprophets, Enter Shikari, Architects, The Blackout, All Time Low and more!
New year new start – it’s shaping up to be one of the best years ever for new music, and the new issue of Rock Sound is your cannot-miss guide to all the bands worth your time this year. We’ve put together 101 Reasons To Be Excited In 2011 that cover absolutely everything, from your favourite bands returning to kick ass to the new crews you’ll be rocking out to in 12 months’ time.
We take you closer to the music than anyone else: we visit Lostprophets’ LA studio, hang out at home with Enter Shikari, find out what All Time Low’s goals for 2011 are, ask Architects and Twin Atlantic how it feels to be a band on the verge of exploding, watch The Blackout record their new album and follow My Passion into the heart of darkness.
Then there’s the most exciting new bands on the planet today – get ready to have your ears dominated by the quite astonishing Letlive, La Dispute, Pianos Become The Teeth, Spy Catcher, Heights, Francesqa, Black Veil Brides, Blitz Kids, While She Sleeps and LOADS more – as well as catch-ups with Deaf Havana, Futures, The King Blues, UnderØath, Rise Against, Trivium and more as they prepare to make their grand returns.
Reviewed and rated this month are Architects’ staggering new album, Times Of Grace’s debut, Amplifier’s expansive masterpiece and shows from the likes of You Me At Six, Bullet For My Valentine, Frank Turner and more.
And don't miss this month's FREE CD featuring 15 new and exclusive tracks from the band's featured - including: Architects, My Passion, Underoath, Times Of Grace, Letlive and more...
Rock Sound issue 144: out now at WHSmith and all good newsagents.
There's been some actual news this week. The Movielifereformed, Fightstarreturned from hiatus, and then there was Emoji Artworks. But sadly, today is our last #notthenews round-up of 2014. Try to hold back those tears while we recap all of this week's nonsense.