Introducing: Break Fate

Break Fate were forged in late 2017 by lead vocalist Mashana Malowa, and guitarist Ricky Thompson, before being joined by their drummer Oliver Cartwright.  Inspired by bands such as Knuckle Puck, Tiny Moving P...

Tramlines Cancelled for 2020

In a statement posted on their website the team behind Tramlines have announced the festival will no longer be going ahead this year. The statement read: "We have delved into all possible options to try and ...

The VLM Playlist: April 2020

We know it is getting tough. April 2020 will not be going down in the history books as a time of joy, but its during these testing and generally crappy times that the power of music shines brighter than ever. ...

The VLM Playlist: March 2020

It’s all well and good us writing about music but it all means nothing if you can’t hear it. Here is our second instalment of our playlists that recap the best releases in the month gone by. It has been ...

The VLM PLaylist: February 2020

It's all well and good us writing about music but it all means nothing if you can't hear it. We are creating monthly playlists filled with the best new music from the past four weeks. And what a cracki...

Photos: Yungblud at Sheffield, O2 Academy

Yungblud's gradual rise to fame took a rocket-fuelled boost this year when he released the hit single 'hope for the underrated youth', and collaborated with the likes of Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons, Halsey ...

Photos: Sam Fender at Leeds, O2 Academy

Sam Fender has had one hell of a year. The Geordie star has gone from strength-to-strength since being shortlisted for the 'BBC's Sound of 2018'. The magpie guitarist and vocalist has gone on to win the Brit's ...

Photos: Spector at Sheffield, Picture House Social

Halloween may have just passed but for frontman Fred Macpherson, visible remnants still linger. His bleach blonde hair remains - an echo of ‘dead in a ditch Boris’ his original Halloween get-up that speaks volu...

Photos: Friendly Fires at Manchester, Albert Hall

Friendly Fires built anticipation surrounding new material for what seemed an eternity (over eight years in fact), and whilst their comeback offering Inflorescent often slips into their creatively comfy are...