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Paper Street (2007)

Anthemic new single from London-based gropup Battle, who have just released their debut album

Break the Banks (2007)

Stunning and anthemic full-length debut album from South East London group Battle

The Longest Time/Takuya (2007)

First-rate new single from London indie guitar band Battle, their first since their 'Back to Earth' mini album last year

Back to Earth (2006)

First-rate indie guitar rock on debut mini album from London-based band, Battle

Demons / Damascus (2005)

Limited edition indie rock from the up-and-coming Battle, back with a second single

Isabelle (2005)

First release by soon-to be-massive Luton 4 piece Battle, whom sound like "the better bits of Echo and the Bunnymen, early U2 and the Cure"



Trudie Myerscough-Harris
Interview Trudie Myerscough-Harris - Interview

In this archival interview from 2009, Trudie Myerscough-Harris, the wife of legendary DJ Bob Harris, talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about her life from her upbringing on a farm to becoming an executive PA to marrying Bob and his successful battle against cancer.

Mishka Shubaly
Interview Mishka Shubaly - Interview

John Clarkson speaks to New York-based singer-songwriter and author Mishka Shubaly about his new solo album 'Coward's Path' and forthcoming memoir, which both tell of his battle with alcoholism

Gunfire 76
Interview Gunfire '76 - Interview

Gunfire 76 is the new group of glam/punk star and former Murder Dolls front man, Wednesday 13. In what is his second interview with him, he speaks to Peter Allison about his ongoing battle with depression and classic rock and roll sound of his latest band

Interview Green On Red - Interview

Battle have already released four singles and have an album on its way shortly. The rising stars of London indie guitar rock talk to Anthony Strutt about their progress to date, and why honesty is their major priority

Hey Negrita
Interview Hey Negrita - Interview

Hey Negrita's guitarist and vocalist Felix Bechtolsheimer was lucky to survive a long-standing battle against drug and addiction. He talks to John Clarkson about the impact this has had on his country and blues act's debut album 'We are Catfish'


Aruba Red
Profile Aruba Red - Profile

Zena Grieg examines a new song and video from Jack Bruce's daughter Aruba Red, which reflects on her own journey and battle with depression.

Pocket Gods
Weird Pocket Gods - Weird

Dave Goodwin finds 'Weird: The Life and Times of a Pocket God' to be an indie-rock documentary which has a lot going on below the surface as it reflects on front man Mark Lee's battle with depression.

Anthony Strutt
1962-2018: An Appreciation Anthony Strutt - 1962-2018: An Appreciation

Editor John Clarkson reflects on the music writing and his own friendship with our long-term writer Anthony Strutt, who died on March 25th after a lengthy battle with cancer.

DVD-Kylie Minogue
White Diamond/Showgirl Homecoming Kylie Minogue - White Diamond/Showgirl Homecoming

Kylie Minogue's new double DVD comprises of both a biography, 'White Diamond', about her return to the stage after her recent battle against cancer, and 'Showgirl Homecoming', a live concert film. Anthony Strutt finds that they will both appeal to Kylie and non-Kylie fans alike


Academy, Manchester, 23/10/2015 Battles - Academy, Manchester, 23/10/2015

Billy Seagrave watches New York-based experimental trio Battle play a groundbreaking set at the Academy in Manchester

Freq Freq - Freq

In the first of three photo shoots of unsigned Liverpool bands, Marie Hazelwood photographs young indie act Freq at a Battle of the Bands contest

Agincourt Rock Club Battle of the Bands
Camberley, 21/3/2004 Miscellaneous - Camberley, 21/3/2004

At a Battle of the Bands night in Camberley which is West of London, new writer Phil Vincent watches some of the potential names for the future slug things out


This Metal Sky
Pearl Jam Vs Ticketmaster Pearl Jam - Pearl Jam Vs Ticketmaster

In 1994 Pearl Jam took out legal action against show ticket giants, Ticketmaster. Jeff Thiessen in 'This Metal Sky' writes of the battle and its continuing after-effects

Arthur Lee
1945-2006 Love - 1945-2006

Mark Rowland looks back on the stormy career of Love guitarist and singer Arthur Lee, who died after losing his battle against leukaemia on August 3rd

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