No Violet have an itch. For five years they’ve been gurgling, stomping and shrieking their fuzzy alt-rock grunge around Bristol; now their four track debut EP Faces, finished back in January, is a honed capsule of their sound, teetering on the verge of release. Bassist Kerry explains: ‘We wanted to take our time over it …

Bristol-based three-piece Sœur create grunge-infused pop meets math rock. Their 2017 debut EP What Separates Us, quickly did just that, marking them out immediately as a band to pay attention to. They were invited to play the BBC Introducing stage at Reading and Leeds festival the same year, alongside the likes of Cassia and ISLAND.  …

Join Bristol’s Hush Mozey as they celebrate the release of their debut EP Tales of Bigotry at Mothers’ Ruin, for a live performance showcasing their unique mix of ska, punk and grunge – which they like to refer to as ‘drowzy rock and roll’. Their distinct and subdued sound is fronted by vocalist Joee Johnson and …

Bristol based acts Soeur and the Goan Dogs will be delivering an intimate, acoustic performance at the cosy and much-loved Old Bookshop this February. Grunge-heavy trio Soeur will be sure to deliver their otherworldly blend of enchanting vocals mixed with searing riffs and steadfast rhythms. Desert rock five-piece Goan Dogs combine guitars, drums, trumpets, keyboards …

Before arriving at the Crofters Rights in Stokes Croft last December, my expectations of Sleeptalking were very high. It’s hard to find a single bad word written about them, and they appear to be making enough waves for Michael Eavis to have personally invited them to play at Glastonbury 2017. Words like eccentric and flamboyant …

Bristol band Sleeptalking have earned quite a reputation for their incredible live performances and legitimately thrilling stage theatrics. In fact, their distinct stage presence and modern twist on grunge and glam rock found them a fan in Michael Eavis, who after seeing them live once invited them to perform at this year’s Glastonbury. Nitelife are …

Bristol band Sleeptalking have earned a reputation largely for their incredible live performances and legitimately thrilling stage theatrics, although their recently released EP Oh, Isn’t it Strange? stands up entirely on its own as a brilliant modern grunge record with powerful raw instrumentation and permeating vocals from lead singer Tom Nosek. a brilliant modern grunge …

Funk, indie and soul five-piece Shame are bursting at the seams with punk energy, representing the spittle of Mark E. Smith and the underground spirit of Eddy Current Suppression Ring, combined with the frenzy, rage and exasperation of their youth. Support comes from grungy post rock foursome Sorry. 8 May // 6pm – 10pm // £6.75 inc.bf // …