Already Heard Track Guide: Faux – Inhale EP

Today Southampton up-and-comers Faux release their second EP – ‘Inhale’. Consisting of five slices of drifty alt-rock, it sees the quartet produce an angular take on pop-rock blueprint. With the combination of Lee Male’s harmonious vocals, breezy guitar and effective percussion, ‘Inhale’ makes Faux stand out from a growing pack

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Already Heard Track Guide: TheCityIsOurs – Wildfire EP

This week, London-based metalcore newcomers TheCityIsOurs release their debut EP; ‘Wildfire’. Over the course of five songs, it takes the urgency and bite of Bury Tomorrow and Beartooth and combines it with catchy melodies. Songs such as ‘Dry Your Eyes’, ‘Haunted’, and ‘Lungs’ are carried with an undercurrent of crunching

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Already Heard Track Guide: Griever – Searcher EP

Today emerging melodic death metallers Griever are set to leave their mark with a new EP titled ‘Soul Searcher’. With comparisons to Malefice, In Flames, and Darkest Hour, tracks such as ‘A Pure Heart’ and ‘Virulence’ combine stiff, frantic riffs with a mix of sweet harmonies and devasting breakdowns. To

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Already Heard EP Premiere: Modern Rituals – Stranger Culture EP

Meet Modern Rituals. Today they release their debut EP, ‘Stranger Culture,’ however Already Heard is hosting the exclusive first play of it. Recorded across two studios with Mark Jasper of Sound Savers (Slowcoaches, Witching Waves) and Lewis Johns of the Ranch (Creeper, Muncie Girls and many others) ‘Stranger Culture’ is

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Already Heard Track Guide: Amaryllis – Nova Initium

Tomorrow up-and-coming pop rockers Amaryllis release their debut album – ‘Nova Initium’. From the opening moments, the London based quartet present an array of adrenaline-fuelled numbers with Sante Moonie’s melodies complimenting Alex Whiteford’s crunching riffs. Delivered in a honest and accessible manner, tracks such as ‘Basement’ and ‘All We Have’

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Already Heard Track Guide: United Fruit – Eternal Return

This Friday, Glasgow’s United Fruit release their second full-length ‘Eternal Return’. Coming five years since their debut effort, ‘Fault Lines,’ album No. 2 sees the quartet take a tighter, more refined approach resulting in a joyful mix of angular alt rock and pop. Songs such as ‘Cog In The Wheel’

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Already Heard Track Guide: Holy Pinto – Congratulations

This past Friday Canterbury duo Holy Pinto released their debut album – ‘Congratulations’. It is a collection of warm indie pop that weaves between being cheerful and forlorn. The album showcases vocalist/guitarist Aymen Saleh and drummer Ryan Hurley’s impressive songwriting through engaging storytelling. From the earnest ‘Hospital Room’ to the

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Already Heard Track Guide: City of Ashes – Rise

With sky-high choruses and soaring guitars balled up in a anthemic rock shell, Brighton quartet City of Ashes have a lot of potential as they return with their second album – ‘Rise’. Songs such as ‘Battles of My Youth’, ‘Save Me’, and ‘Sometimes’ carry themselves with a “bigger is better”

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Already Heard EP Premiere: Delayed Departure – Consequences EP

Next Friday (January 22nd) Hampshire quintet Delayed Departure are set to release their new EP – ‘Consequences’. Today Already Heard has the exclusive first play of the entire EP. Drenched in a wave of solid melodies and driving guitar harmonies, ‘Consequences’ sees Delayed Departure throwing their hat into the tricky

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Already Heard Track Guide: Campfires – Campfires EP

Today rising Scottish pop punks Campfires make their mark with their debut self-titled EP. Rising from the ashes defunct rockers Autumn In Disguise, Campfires marks a new chapter for three-fifths of AID as they developed an impressive and uplifting brand of pop punk. Motivated to get out there and playing

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Already Heard Song Premiere: Highlives – Walking Blind

Believe it or not but growing up can be tough. Just ask Bristol pop punks Highlives. Their forthcoming debut EP, ‘Misguided Youth’, documents the challenges we go through whilst we’re young. From the pressure to impress to making poor decisions to getting back on track, Highlives provide an inspiring set

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Track Guide: The Parallel – Embark EP

Earlier this month Canadian tech hardcore/prog metallers The Parallel released their impressive debut EP – ‘Embark’. Over the course of 15 minutes, the quintet produce a superb concoction of math-metal, hardcore and prog that is delivered with intent. After we awarding the EP with a four out of five review,

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Track Guide: Isaac Birchall Band – Where We Are

Last month the Isaac Birchall Band released their debut full-length – ‘Where We Are’. It’s a favourable mix of rootsy heavy folk and blue-collar rock. Throughout the Isaac Birchall Band flex their musical chops from the ballad-esque ‘Omen’ to the jaunty ‘Don’t Send Me Away’ to the lively ‘Say It

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Track Guide: V/Vega – Leaving Lyra EP

On October 2nd, Bedfordshire quartet V/Vega release their new EP – ‘Leaving Lyra’. With their inflences ranging from The Dillinger Escape Plan, Dance Gavin Dance and Periphery to Karnivool, the EP sees V/Vega produce a compelling blend of ambient progressive metal and engaging alternative rock. Throughout the EP ebbs and

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Track Guide: Neshiima – Beware of Gifts

Late last month Scottish modern metallers Neshiima released their new mini-album – ‘Beware of Gifts’. With elements of rap metal and tech metal, the quintet have produced a dynamic and intriguing collection that revolves a unique concept. ‘Beware of Gifts’ is inspired and centres around the Japanese myth of Urashima

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Already Heard Track Guide: Venture – Away EP

Last month Kent-based pop-rockers Venture released their debut EP – ‘Away’. It contains four slices of harmonious, feel-good pop-rock that is carried with a subtle sense of maturity. The young four-piece have produced four single-worthy tracks that plead to be played repeatedly. Having crafted a short but favourable collection of

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Already Heard Track Guide: Best Years – Drop Out EP

Later this month rising Manchester pop-punks Best Years release their new EP – ‘Drop Out’. With a growing UK scene, Best Years are making a good go at it as the EP includes three slices of booming pop-punk that sees them join a group of promising acts. “The title is

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Already Heard Track Guide: The Decoy – Parasites EP

With their recent ‘Parasites’ EP, The Decoy produce a punchy, effective collection of well-written math-infused alt rock. After receiving a glowing review from us, vocalist Lewis “Biff” Barber decided to repay us by giving us the lowdown on what ‘Parasites’ is all about. Alongside its mismatch of genres, timings and

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Already Heard Track Guide: Blood Youth – Inside My Head EP

Picking up where post-hardcore band Climates left off, Lincolnshire melodic hardcore band Blood Youth are set to release their debut EP, ‘Inside My Head’ on June 22nd and sees the five-piece delivering a unrelenting mix of heavy riffs and passionate vocals. From start to finish ‘Inside My Head’ is a

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Already Heard Track Guide: Trash Boat – Brainwork EP

Fresh from making a huge impact at this past weekends Slam Dunk Festival, St. Albans’ Trash Boat are on a wave of momentum right now. Their appearance at the festival topped off a fantastic week for the young pop punks as they released their new EP, ‘Brainwork’ last Monday through

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Already Heard Track Guide: Boston Manor – Here/Now EP

Here at Already Heard we love to highlight exciting new UK bands and North West pop-punk band Boston Manor are just that. ‘Here/Now’ sees the quintet departing from their hardcore roots in favour of a more upbeat, punkier sound. With influences ranging from Nirvana to Taking Back Sunday to The

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