.........from the stadiums to the grubby pubs, covering Rock, Leftfield, Punk, Electronica, Metal, a lil bit of Hip-hop, pop and dance; all together, on one website as it happens, by people it's happening to. Free downloads and all kinds of resouces to guide you...
October first saw the www.drownedinsound.com second birthday and in the same time passed the 5000 article limit. Currently the site receives over half-million hits a month, which isn't bad considering it's a bunch of kidz (the editors only 20) with no money until a bit of recent investment... This is what is on DiS..
>From ...AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD and [SPUNGE] exclusives, to new tracks from nme daahlings THE VINES, THE DATSUNS, Beth Gibbons (portishead), InMe, GLASSJAW, Dustball, Colour of Fire and other new bands plus we've got stuff by ASH, most of the bands at the Kerrang weekender and there's more...
It's totally free. Sign up. Log-in. Rate your favourite bands, get new bands recommended back to you (bit like Amazon does). Your own weblog/diary to review stuff or just document your life, thoughts and crimes. Your own profile. Meet fellow fans.
We seem to get tons of stuff before anyone else, a lot of it direct from the bands themselves. Currently why GLASSJAW, FILTER and Add N to (X) have cancelled their tours, full story on graham leaving BLUR and why Bob's left iDLEWiLD! The return of CABLE? Full stories.
We pride ourselves on having people who know what they're talking about, telling you how it is, passionately and enthusiastically without journalist-weirdo-crap. There's currently THE COOPER TEMPLE CLAUSE live from last monday, the brillant AQUALUNG album, St.ETIENNE, the new WEEZER ep, is FEEDERs new single any kp? TURIN BRAKES, MCLUSKY, PiTCHSHiFTER all live this week... interviews with THE ROCK OF TRAVOLTA, THORIA, TORTOISE, MY VITRIOL, QUEEN ADREENA and tons and tons more... books, demoes, festivals, you name it, we got it! (probably)
That's not to mention a full releases guide, gig listings, bands database, our showcase gigs we put on, our new clubnigh (launching at the Underworld later this month), our mp3 club which is coming atcha soon and alsorts of other goodies.
What're you waiting for? Come get drownedinsound.com