Playlist: MøL’s Favourite Scandinavian Bands

Denmark’s Møl release their outstanding debut album, ‘Jord’, this week.

Møl follow a long line of bands to emerge from the Scandinavian region, some of which have shaped their brand of blackened metallic shoegaze. Ahead of the release of ‘Jord’, we asked Møl to compile a playlist of their favourite Scandinavian bands.>>

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Released This Week (06/04/2018)

When we said that April was a busy month for releases, we weren’t joking. Just look at the list of today’s releases below. From major returns from the likes of The Wonder Years, Thirty Seconds To Mars, and Underoath to homegrown releases from Bleed From Within, Palm Reader, Halo Tora, Coldbones and Luke Rainsford, there is a tonne>>

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Playlist: WWE and Junior’s Mark Andrews’ Bangers

Ladies and Gentlemen, be prepared for liftoff. WrestleMania Weekend is here! You’re probably wondering why a music site as great as Already Heard is covering wrestling (again!)? Well, besides our love for hooks, breakdowns and riffs, we’re also fans of chops, slams and flips. Over the coming days, all eyes>>

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Wess Meets West

Playlist: Wess Meets West’s Post-Rock Bands You Need to Know

Over the past 13 years, New Haven, Connecticut’s Wess Meets West have gradually fine-tuned their brand of post-rock, incorporating electronica elements amongst ambient guitars and textured percussion. Their third studio full-length, ‘A Light Within The Fracture’ is released this week and continues the quartet’s trend of producing ambitious-yet-stunning, instrumental post-rock.>>

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Playlist: Sick Joy’s 90s Rock Favourites

On their debut EP, ‘Amateurs’, Brighton via Newcastle trio Sick Joy blend 90s grunge rock guitars with a modern day slickness. Songs such as ‘Senses’ and the previously Already Heard premiered ‘Smiling Shame’ are carried a raw, melodic undertone. Undoubtedly, the three-piece aren’t afraid to hide their influences with hints>>

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Playlist: 18 Songs That Define the ‘Get Happy Tour’

With Bowling for Soup kicking off the ‘Get Happy Tour’ this weekend, to celebrate Already Heard has put together a playlist of songs suitable to have a bloody good smile to, featuring a who’s who of bands from ‘GHT’’s past and present. What better soundtrack could you need to spike>>

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Playlist: Already Heard’s Best Songs of 2017

As we come to the end of another year, Already Heard has decided to reflect on the past 12 months with our “Best of 2017” playlist. Consisting of nearly 200 songs, the AH team has picked out a wealth of stand out songs and personal favourites. In addition, we wanted>>

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Playlist: 7 Bands To Watch As Chosen By Lightcliffe

Late last week, London quartet Lightcliffe delivered ‘For A While’. An EP full of blissful and bittersweet indie/emo that proves to be another shining beacon of hope within the UK’s underground scene. It follows a run of singles and two-track EP, ‘Mistakes I Seem To Make’, all coming within the>>

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Playlist: 20 Years of New Found Glory

When it comes to modern-day pop-punk, almost no band have been going at it as long and hard as New Found Glory. For the past 20 years, they’ve been delivering pop-punk bangers in abundance! From the early classic records of ‘New Found Glory’ and ‘Sticks and Stones’ to the reflective>>

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Influences: 5 Albums That Influenced Young States

At the top of the year, we tipped rising Norwich quartet Young States for big things in 2017. While it might be later than expected, they’re finally releasing their second EP, ‘Past Truths | Present Lies’, this Friday. It offers five slices of impassioned, melodic and thoroughly honest rock. As>>

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Playlist: ALAZKA’s Essential Tour Tracks

Hailing from Recklinghausen, Germany, ALAZKA have been on a rollercoaster of a journey in the five years since they formed as Burning Down Alaska. With members coming and going, alongside the name change, the quintet are now on the rise having released their debut album, ‘Phoenix’, earlier this month. In>>

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Playlist: Trash Boat’s Essential Tour Tracks

This weekend, St. Albans’ Trash Boat kick off a UK headline tour. Joined by Broadside and Homebound, it comes off the back of a hectic 2017 which has seen the quintet out on the road on various continents; Europe, Asia, North America and Oceania. Nevertheless, they’re now back home and>>

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Playlist: A Guide to Australian Hardcore by Cursed Earth

Earlier this month, Perth’s Cursed Earth left their mark with a new EP – ‘Cycles of Grief Volume 1: Growth’. Coming in at just under 10 minutes, the EP sees the quintet shows their intentions through a set of punishing and gritty songs. They’re just one of several bands emerging>>

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Chester Bennington

Playlist: A Tribute to Chester Bennington

Last month, the music world was stunned by the sudden passing of Chester Bennington. In the days and weeks since his death, friends and fans have been paying tribute to the Linkin Park vocalist. Labelled by some as the band’s “greatest asset”, Bennington’s music has influenced and inspired many since>>

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Playlist: A Beginners Guide To Full Of Hell

The merchants of tinnitus. The masters of feedback. The bringers of the motherfucking ruckus. Renowned both within the scene and on the outskirts for their raucous live shows, twisted output and complete disregard for your ear canals, it doesn’t get much heavier than Full Of Hell. With the band set>>

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Playlist: 15 Essential Tour Tracks by Bad Omens

Earlier this month, Los Angeles melodic metalcore quintet Bad Omens made their UK debut. The run of four shows follows a busy few months having released their self-titled Stateside last summer, while they’ve also played alongside the likes of Asking Alexandria, Born Of Osiris, Veil Of Maya, and Upon A>>

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Playlist: The Lounge Kittens’ Download Festival 2017 Medley

Since emerging as a viral sensation in 2014, Southampton’s The Lounge Kittens have been delighting festival-goers with their comedic, lounge-style covers of popular rock and metal songs. From Limp Bizkit’s ‘Rollin,’ which led to them joining Fred Durst and company on stage at Sonisphere, to ‘Duality’ by Slipknot to System>>

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Playlist: A Beginners Guide To… Andrew McMahon

With Slam Dunk Festival 2017 now mere days away, we’re continuing our build up with a playlist celebrating storied back catalogue of main stage opener Andrew McMahon. From helping to forge a unique piano-driven take on pop-rock and pop-punk with Something Corporate to his mainstream-conquering solo smash hit ’Cecilia and>>

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Playlist: Microwave’s Favourite British Acts

This week, Atlanta, Georgia’s Microwave make their UK debut when they join Real Friends and Can’t Swim for an eight-date run. Following on from our recent interview with Nate Hardy, we asked the vocalist and guitarist to pick 10 of his favourite songs from British acts. Nate’s choices covers a>>

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