THE ANSWER
Put Your Money On Me
Sundowners 2024
A fine slice of fuzz-rock from Northern Ireland's Cormac Neeson, James Heatley, Micky Waters and Paul Mahon


THE BLACK CROWES
Wanting And Waiting
Happiness Bastards 2024
The dark vultures return with their ninth studio album, and the first since they re-formed in 2019


CAGE THE ELEPHANT
Neon Pill
2024
London-based CTE's Matt, Brad, Jared and Daniel are from Bowling Green, Kentucky


CICADASTONE
In The Crossfire
2024
Melbourne (Oz) brothers Mark and Mat Robins founded the band in 2013. Later joined by Jarrod Medwin and the wonderfully-named Tommy Sunset, they are now turning out some impressive retro-90s music


THE CLIENTELE
Blue Over Blue
I Am Not There Anymore 2024
The London tunesmiths are led by singer and guitarist, Alasdair MacLean. In a previous life, he worked for a publisher and told them a children's fantasy novel should be turned down. They went ahead and published 'Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone' anyway


THE DANDY WARHOLS
The Summer Of Hate
Rockmaker 2024
Bring on the indie-pop darlings, Courtney Taylor-Taylor, Peter Holmstrom, Zia McCabe and Brent Deboer. This is their 11th album


FEEDER
Soldiers Of Love
Black / Red 2024
The New port (Wales) indie-rockers roll on with their first double album. Band leader, Grant Nicholas, says the decision to release the record as a double CD was to make it "almost like a musical production with an interval"


FEEDER
The Knock
Black / Red 2024
The New port (Wales) indie-rockers roll on with their first double album. Band leader, Grant Nicholas, says the decision to release the record as a double CD was to make it 'almost like a musical production with an interval'. He also says this song is 'about a highway... of life and the journey... it can take us on'


GEN AND THE DEGENERATES
Girls!
Anti-Fun Propaganda 2024
The Liverpool alt-punksters are led by Genevieve Glynn-Reeves's vocals, with Jacob Jones (gtr), Jay Humpreys (bass) and Evan Reeves (drms)


GIRLBAND!
Not Like The Rest
2024
From Nottingham, Georgie, Kay and Jada are proving themselves to be a formidable force


GUN
All Fired Up
Hombres 2024
The Glasgow band who, we are pleased to say, never go away! Originally called Blind Alleez, vocalist Mark Rankin is a cousin of Texas' Sharleen Spiteri


GUN
Lucky Guy
Hombres 2024
The Glasgow band who, we are pleased to say, never go away! Originally called Blind Alleez, vocalist Mark Rankin is a cousin of Texas' Sharleen Spiteri


GUN
Take Me Back Home
Hombres 2024
The Glasgow band who, we are pleased to say, never go away! Originally called Blind Alleez, vocalist Mark Rankin is a cousin of Texas' Sharleen Spiteri


HEADWIRED
Carousel
2024
The Dudley alt-rockers turn in a good single here. That's all we know...


HEARTWORMS
May I Comply
2024
Bring on London's Josephine 'Jojo' Orme


HONEYMOAN
Sorry Like You Mean It
Sorry Like You Mean It 2023
Based in London and Cape Town, the line-up is fronted by Alison Rachel's vocals


KINGS OF LEON
Mustang
Can We Please Have Fun 2024
The Jesus-rockers release their ninth studio album in May 2024


THE LAST DINNER PARTY
Burn Alive
Prelude To Ecstasy 2024
The South London fivesome are Abigail Morris (vcls), Georgia Davies (bass), Lizzie Mayland (gtr), Aurora Nishevci (keys), and Emily Roberts (ld gtr). They are described as 'a phenomenally exciting new band', and - despite the hype - they are. They've been compared to Florence, La Bush, etc, so make up your own mind


THE LAST DINNER PARTY
The Feminine Urge
Prelude To Ecstasy 2024
The South London fivesome are Abigail Morris (vcls), Georgia Davies (bass), Lizzie Mayland (gtr), Aurora Nishevci (keys), and Emily Roberts (ld gtr). They are described as 'a phenomenally exciting new band', and - despite the hype - they are. They've been compared to Florence, La Bush, etc, so make up your own mind


LINKIN PARK
Friendly Fire
2024
Mike Shinoda leads the alt-metal rap-rockers with a single-only release, ahead of their hits compilation album, 'Papercuts'


LUDWIG HART
Less I Try
2024
Sweden's Ludwig Schollin played ice hockey until he was 18. He's since become a consummate singer and songwriter. This comes from his third album


THE MAGIC ES
Consequence Of You
Junkyard Toybox 2024
The Norwich purveyors of all things catchy are Pete Thompson, Jasper Stainthorpe and Stuart Catchpole


MAIDA VALE
Faces (Where if Life)
Sun Dog 2024
This is the Swedish band's third album. Typically quirky, this track is a real grower! The line-up is Matilda Roth, Sofia Strom, Linn Johannesson and Johanna Hansson


NITA STRAUSS
Victorious
The Call Of The Void 2024
L.A.'s Nita 'Hurricane' Strauss is a guitarist best known for her work with the female Iron Maiden tribute band, The Iron Maidens. She's joined on this track by Dorothy


NOVELISTME
Open Hearts (For Open Parks)
2024
Recording in London and Brooklyn, Andrew Price impressively reinvents distorted guitar rock. Well timed, too, as we head towards the third generation (mid-60s, 90s, 20s)


PEARL JAM
Dark Matter
Dark Matter 2024
Eddie Vedder's Seattle heroes return with their twelfth album


RICHARD HAWLEY
Two For His Heels
In This City They Call You Love 2024
The Sheffield wunderkind makes a bit more noise than usual. But not too much..


SHED SEVEN
Let's Go Dancing
A Matter Of Time 2024
Good to see the thirty-year veteran band returning with a #1 album


SOFT HEARTED SCIENTISTS
The Fixer
Waltz Of The Weekend 2023
Fine introspections from Cardiff's Nathan Hall, Dylan Line and chums


STAND ATLANTIC
Girl$
2024
The alt-rockers are from Sydney, and started out in 2014. They're joined here by Pvris, and Bruses


THE VACCINES
Anonymous In Los Feliz
Pick-Up Full Of Pink Carnations 2024
This is the sixth studio album by the band, led by Brockenhurst public schoolboy, Justin James Hayward-Young


YUNGBLUD, LIL YACHTY
When We Die (Can We Still Get High?)
2024
Doncaster's Dominic Richard Harrison is back. This is just brilliant. It's like a grenade dropping in your head and mashes every style from rap to indie to 60s psychedelia