EP Review: Rival Bones – Strangefruit

2018 is going to be the third year in a row Rival Bones will be featuring in both our overall Top 40 of the year as well as the Halfway 2 Nowhere unsigned/undiscovered Top 40, showcasing them to be one of the best rock bands operating in the UK at present. Last week they released their second EP Strangefruit and since the release, all I’ve seen is praise … Continue reading EP Review: Rival Bones – Strangefruit

Single Review: Runaway Hounds – Nightlight

Earlier in the year, Halfway 2 Nowhere got very excited when upcoming Wolverhampton band Runaway Hounds released their track “Sophie”. Described as a “must listen for fans of the likes of Catfish And The Bottlemen, Peace, and Swim Deep” the band had already established themselves as a band looking to make quality indie-rock, ready made for the mainstream.  New track “Nightlight is due for release this … Continue reading Single Review: Runaway Hounds – Nightlight

News: Set It Off announce new album “Midnight” out 1st February 2019

Set It Off and Fearless Records are pleased to announce that the band will release its label debut album, Midnight, on the 1st February. The album was produced by Mike Green (Neck Deep, All Time Low, State Champs) and additional production by Brandon Paddock (Panic! At the Disco, Papa Roach, The Used, Daughtry). “This album is going to change the game for Set It Off … Continue reading News: Set It Off announce new album “Midnight” out 1st February 2019

News: Drenge announce 2019 Tour and third album “Strange Creatures”

DRENGE have announced their third album, STRANGE CREATURES, produced by long-time collaborator Ross Orton [Arctic Monkeys, M.I.A, The Fall] will be released on 22 February 2019 via Infectious Music. The follow up to their critically acclaimed albums DRENGE [2013] and UNDERTOW [2015] as well as this year’s AUTONOMY EP, the album includes the singles THIS DANCE and AUTONOMY, and was recorded in Sheffield at McCall … Continue reading News: Drenge announce 2019 Tour and third album “Strange Creatures”

News: Scruff of the Neck announce huge Year’s End Festival party

Following a year crammed full of gigs, tours and festivals, it seems only fitting that Scruff of the Neck & Distiller should want to celebrate in what’s rapidly become their trademark style. Building on the success of previous events the two have worked together on, Year’s End is a multi-venued festival featuring some of the most exciting new and established bands from across the UK. … Continue reading News: Scruff of the Neck announce huge Year’s End Festival party

News: Neighourhood Weekender: First Wave Announced

Following last year’s acclaimed inaugural festival, Neighbourhood Weekender is back for round two on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May 2019 with headliners George Ezra and Richard Ashcroft taking the helm alongside a stellar line up. George Ezra is one of the biggest selling male artists of the decade. His debut album ‘Wanted On Voyage’ certified 4x platinum in the UK and spent 122 weeks … Continue reading News: Neighourhood Weekender: First Wave Announced

News: Live at Leeds 2019: Wave One Announcement

Heading up the lineup this year are some of Live At Leeds’ true success stories, led by returning guitar heroes Sundara Karma. Since forming in Reading, their blend of infectious hooks and direct lyrics have taken on the globe – with a debut album that took them to headline nights at London’s Brixton Academy and beyond. After returning last month with the mesmerising ‘Illusions’ and … Continue reading News: Live at Leeds 2019: Wave One Announcement

Live Review: Sheafs – York

Sheffield band Sheafs are currently in the middle of an epic, nationwide, 17-date tour bringing their protest sounds and heavy rock anthems to cities across the country. We were lucky enough to catch them in York last week and were treated to one hell of a show. The Fulford Arms in York is a fine live music venue which attracts some of the best talent but annoyingly, … Continue reading Live Review: Sheafs – York

Beat-Herder 2019 tickets on sale now

Beat-Herder, the weirdest, wildest and most reliably wonderful festival in the UK, will be returning for another instalment of beats and barminess among the rolling green pastures of Lancashire’s Ribble Valley from 12th – 14th July 2019.  2018 proved to be a vintage year for Beat-Herder. A sell-out success and bathed in sunshine, headliners included Orbital, Soulwax and Django Django. In 2019, the much-loved Lancashire party, which celebrates its 14th anniversary, will look to … Continue reading Beat-Herder 2019 tickets on sale now

Guiseley band BACKSPACE to support H2N heroes Elephant Trees at Leeds Wardrobe

Young Guiseley alt-pop firecrackers, BACKSPACE are back this autumn and will be supporting fellow Guiseley born band Elephant Trees at the Leeds date of their nationwide “Uncomfortable” tour. “This will be a brilliant gig for us” said Harry Turner BACKSPACE’S drummer, “we’ve had a fantastic summer season and it’ll be great to be back on stage to support Elephant Trees, who inspired us to pick … Continue reading Guiseley band BACKSPACE to support H2N heroes Elephant Trees at Leeds Wardrobe