With Elena Rud and Deine Cousine two German bands with fantastic female band leaders have put an awesome concert night on the stage at Stuttgart’s Im Wizemann – from indie-pop to solid rock.

John J. Presley proved at Backstage in Munich that darkness can be beautiful with his blues rock project, what turned out to be a quite intimate, almost private show for those who came out to enjoy the music!

Friedberg have released their brand-new music video for their latest single ‘Hello’, directed by Talia Beale, and a first track of their debut album, due for release later this year!

French trio Oakman have announced their brand-new album ‘Violent Oblivion’ to be released in May via Rude Records and shared a new single with ‘Proper Attitude’!

The Black Keys kicked off their 2024 with the release of their new single ‘Beautiful People (Stay High)’, a track from their upcoming 12th studio album ‘Ohio Players’ set to be released in April via Nonesuch/Warner Records.

While we are still regularly looking back at what 2023 brought us, we of course also need to look forward. So here is the first edition of our 2024 series of articles where we bring the editorial team’s most anticipated releases with Escuela Grind, Green Day, The Empire Strikes, Saxon, Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes, Static-X, The Gems, Lucifer, Manticora and Hiraes in January!

British indie rock band The Last Dinner Party were recently crowned as “Sound of 2024” by BBC Radio 1 and dropped by Belgian radio channel Studio Brussel for a live session, just ahead of the release of their debut album ‘Prelude to Ecstasy’, scheduled for February!

L.A. rock band Palaye Royale released a surprise EP ‘SEXTAPE’ via Sumerian Records last Friday and shared the video for the track ‘Dead To Me’!

Perhaps less heavy than we are used to on our website. Nevertheless, DIRK. made it a fantastic indie rock evening in Ghent. Warmed up by Sad Boys Klub and John Lemon, the well-filled VIERNULVIER venue had a great time.

Black Stone Cherry fans flocked to Piere’s in Fort Wayne, Indiana for a night of good rocking out! And not only BSC blew us away, the support from Giovannie & The Hired Guns and Jigsaw Youth was amazing!