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‘Might As Well Fest III’ Announce Final Line Up

Might As Well Fest 3Might As Well Fest have revealled the final line-up for their third annual installment, featuring some of the UK’s best underground punk bands. The punk rock all-dayer, is being held in London across The Old Blue Last and The Macbeth on Saturday 7th October 2017, and it promises to be a fun affair with all proceeds going to aid charities CALM and SANDS.
 
Early bird tickets are available at £10.00 for a limited time here
 
The final line up for Might As Well Fest III can be viewed below

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Deadbolt Festival Hits Manchester This Weekend

Deadbolt Festival 2017The Deadbolt Festival hits Manchester, UK this weekend, the UK’s number one alternative festival takes place across some of the city’s finest venues, including Gorilla, The Bread Shed, Factory, Underdog and Zombie Shack, the festival features over fifty bands across three stages and takes place this weekend, 30th September to 1st October. The Deadbolt Festival boasts an impressive line up that includes some of the UK’s best alternative band’s, including WSTRKamikaze Girls, Martyr Defiled, Shields, Junior and Carbine.

Further details of the Deadbolt Festival can be found here

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Maypine Release ‘In The Back Of My Mind’ EP

maypine ITBOMMBinging together hugely infectious refrains and buoyant punk-rock rhythms, rising UK pop-punkers Maypine have today set loose their eagerly awaited new EP, In The Back Of My Mind, through Disconnect Disconnect Records. The lively quintet have also dropped a spanking new video for the track North / South Divide that is taken from the EP.
 
You can stream and purchase In The Back Of My Mind here
 
You can view the video for North / South Divide below

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Maypine

In The Back Of My Mind

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Brighton based pop punkers Maypine have announced their arrival with the release of their debut EP, In The Back Of My Mind, that is due out on Friday 4th August through Disconnect Disconnect Records. The band pull influences from the likes of State Champs, Neck Deep and Blink-182, as a result of this Maypine have all the infectious refrains and upbeat punk rock rhythms you’d expect from any self respecting pop punk band, but crucially they have formed their own sound out of the influences to create an accessible and energetic EP.
 
A Little Sooner kicks things off with an upbeat pop punk blast that sets Maypine‘s stall out nicely, the slightly more hard edged North South Divide ups the ante and keeps the bouncy flow of the In The Back Of My Mind EP moving along as does the midway track, Inside Out. In amongst the sunny pop punk gems is the seemingly obligatory slow burning sentimental number, Never Far Apart, that builds to an intense finale, until finally Day After Day brings us full circle in what has been a quintet of tracks that is the essence of pop punk.
 
Aside from the obvious pop punk influences you can pick up there is a distinctly British influence from the likes of Mega City Four and The Senseless Things in the delivery, and it’s this transatlantic approach to pop punk that for me makes them stand out from the crowd. Maypine have released as finer slice of sunny pop punk as you’ll find this side of California, and for me the In The Back Of My Mind EP will make a fine addition to any self respecting pop punkers playlist.
 
You can pre-order the In The Back Of My Mind EP here
 

Maypine Release Video For ‘A Little Sooner’ From Forthcoming EP

maypine ITBOMMMerging highly infectious refrains and upbeat punk rock rhythms, ascending UK pop punkers Maypine will set loose their eagerly awaited new EP, In The Back Of My Mind, on Friday 4th August through Disconnect Disconnect Records. In the run up to the EP’s release the lively quintet have now released a video for the track A Little Sooner.

Maypine‘s Facebook page is here and their Twitter account is here

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