Album Review / The Ride – Catfish and the Bottlemen

It’s been less than two years since Catfish and the Bottlemen released their roaringly popular debut, The Balcony and it seems that not much has changed in that time. The Welsh lads (well, at least frontman Van McCann) are still writing about they know best: girls, smoking and drinking, and throwing in wonderful guitar solos left,… Continue reading Album Review / The Ride – Catfish and the Bottlemen

Single Review / Soundcheck – Catfish and the Bottlemen

It has been two years of touring The Balcony, being nominated for awards (including British Breakthrough at the BRITS) and being heralded in the press (ahem, NME anyone?). However, we've finally been gifted with new music from Welsh rockers, Catfish and the Bottlemen. 'Soundcheck' premiered as Annie Mac's 'Hottest Record in the World' on Monday, and… Continue reading Single Review / Soundcheck – Catfish and the Bottlemen

Live Review / Catfish and the Bottlemen @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (1.04.15)

Headlining not one, but two nights at London's O2 Shepherd's Bush, the crowds were lining up outside in the rain for Welsh indie rockers Catfish and the Bottlemen on April Fools' Day on their largest headline tour to date. Following support from northern band Little Comets, a puzzling choice for some seeing as they are a… Continue reading Live Review / Catfish and the Bottlemen @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (1.04.15)