Oceans Over Alderaan

Oceans Over Alderaan – ‘Sevenfour’


Formed from the ashes of previous Spectral Nights favourites Goonies Never Say Die and I Drink Therefore There’s Darkness, Oceans Over Alderaan have unveiled a stream of debut single ‘Sevenfour’ ahead of its official release on 11 January, 2019. Self-described as an ‘atmospheric gloom pop band’, the Blackpool four-piece recorded this single with producer Tom…

Long Distance Calling

Long Distance Calling – ‘Out There’ video stream


Long Distance Calling have unveiled the video for ‘Out There’, the first song from their widely anticipated sixth album ‘Boundless’ (released on 2 February). It’s a 9-and-a-quarter-minute beast of a song that veers into so many different directions that bring to mind both Mogwai and Maybeshewill. It opens with huge-sounding walls of guitar and chunky…

Leprous – ‘Stuck’ video stream


Leprous are a Norwegian band who have toured with Agent Fresco and label mates Devin Townsend Project. They’re all set to release their fifth album, ‘Malina’, on 25 August. ‘Stuck’ is the second single to be unveiled from it and it’s a burst of guitar-led math pop that combines the riffs of Queens of the…

Vennart The Demon Joke

Vennart – ‘The Demon Joke’ album review


Although Oceansize only split up in 2011, it seems far longer ago. A lot has changed in the life of Mike Vennart since the end of the much-loved cult band. Joining Biffy Clyro as a further guitarist (and later being accompanied by fellow Oceansize member Richard ‘Gambler’ Ingram to form Biffy-size…), he’s become accustomed to…