Interview: Starters

Starters released their new album A Picture Fading, and announced that their gig on the 16th of September in Fibbers would be their last ever show. Over Being Under are reuniting for the occasion and Hollow Truth, January, and Versive are also supporting.

A Picture Fading is 13 tracks of lamenting emo rock drenched in anxiety, loss, and hope. It’s atmospheric and evocative, and you feel every second of it. It’s another perfect example of the strength of our music scene here in Ireland.

We caught up with Ian Kelly to talk about the new record, their last show, and what’s planned for the future:

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Taking Back Sunday announces tour with Frank Iero And The Patience

Taking Back Sunday are playing Limelight in Belfast on the 11th of February and Vicar Street in Dublin on the 12th, with support from Frank Iero And The Patience. Tickets on sale at 9am this Friday.

Taking Back Sunday also released a lyric video for their track ‘Death Wolf’, which is taken from their new album Tidal Wave which is out Friday the 16th of September via Hopeless Records.

Frank Iero And The Patience are releasing their new album on October 28th.



WSTR announce new album, release new song

WSTR have announced that their debut album Red, Green or Inbetween will be out on January 20th via No Sleep Records. They’ve released the first song off said album ‘Lonely Smiles’ with a video made by Life Is Art Visuals and starring WSTR’s fans holding up notes of the things that make them smile. It’s adorable.

WSTR are supporting ROAM on their Irish dates, they’re hitting up Fibbers on Nov 27th, Roisin Dubh on Nov 28th, and Voodoo on Nov 29th.