Read our top recommendations for Outbreak Fest 2022, the big hardcore festival hitting Manchester in July 2022. We aimed to highlight some of the newer or smaller bands, to give you a reason to get down for the opening acts. This weekend's like the hardcore punk Christmas - we'll see you down the front.
Band Spotlight: Hurricane Season [Interview]
Austrian punks Hurricane Season talk influences, lyrics and their debut album 'Nice To Need You'.
The Deadnotes: Tackling Beauty Standards [Interview]
We spoke to German indie-punks The Deadnotes about their new single 'Make Up' and their UK tour.
Band Spotlight: City Mouse [Interview]
Soulful Southern Californian punks City Mouse are a breath of fresh air. We had a quick chat with Miski Dee to learn more.
Band Spotlight: The Friday Prophets [Interview]
Introducing Swedish punk rockers The Friday Prophets. FFO: The Bouncing Souls, Not On Tour, Green Day.
Band Spotlight: Nieviem [Interview]
Lincoln's newest skate-punks Nieviem are definitely one to watch.
Band Spotlight: Lay It On The Line [Interview]
South London's Lay It On The Line deliver ferocious melodic hardcore. We spoke to vocalist, Alice, to learn more.
Band Spotlight: Molars [Interview]
Introducing Molars: new emo/pop-punk from Nottingham. FFO: Tiny Moving Parts, Neck Deep and Modern Baseball.
Band Spotlight: Bring On The Storm [Interview]
Calgary's Bring On The Storm bring fast, melodic hardcore to the table. FFO: A Wilhelm Scream, Belvedere, Darko.
Band Spotlight: Buenos Treehouse [Interview]
Nottingham's Buenos Treehouse are an upbeat new melodic pop rock band, FFO: Weezer, PUP and Jeff Rosenstock