With the release of their latest album Double Negative on the horizon, steampunk band The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing will be hitting the Exchange stage this March to showcase their frantic new material. Combining music hall with punk, metal, grindcore and a right ol’ knees up, this 4-piece put the ‘punk’ into …

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 rockers Turbowolf will be returning to their hometown this month to perform at Trinity. Famed for their electrifying live shows consisting of a crazy mix of punk, heavy metal and stoner rock with a sprinkle of neo-psychedelia, the band have certainly been making a name for themselves in the British underground scene. Showcasing their …

Veteran alt-rock and soul night Bang celebrate their 15th birthday this February with a special evening with four live bands, old skool Bang photo galleries, fanzines and constant floor fillers from a healthy selection of Bang DJs. As always, you can expect a mish-mash of underground indie, Northern soul, new wave, ska, punk, electro and …

After releasing their fifth studio album After the Party at the beginning of 2016, Pennsylvania punk rock group The Menzingers have been touring non-stop. They’re back on UK soil this January for a headline show at SWX with a hefty support bill featuring PUP and Cayetana. Menzingers vocalist Tom May takes some time out from …

The Lanes’ favourite punk rock night Fat Lip will be hosting this year’s New Years Eve celebrations, with an action-packed circus-themed night, including circus performers, balloons, confetti and more. Live music kicks off from 7pm from Phoxjaw and Montroze, plus the first ever show from Fat Lip’s very own Fat Lip Allstars, made up of members of …

Anti-folk duo Crywank are Manchester pairing James Clayton and percussionist Dan Watson, who made the project a double act when he joined in late 2012. Their M.O. might be sad songs on an acoustic guitar, but the result is genuinely listenable music with a mocking self-irony at its heart. If you couldn’t already tell, Crywank …

Mothers’ Ruin is celebrating its 10th birthday in style with a whole weekend of party antics. With a clientele of indie kids and punk rockers and free entry almost every night of the week, this iconic Bristol pub regularly hosts some of Bristol’s finest live music, as well as having a range of club nights …

Finally, the notorious protest punk, rock group from Moscow, Pussy Riot are setting foot in Bristol to showcase their unapologetic sounds and frank attitudes. The energy from this band will leave an ever-lasting impression. 18 November // 6.30pm – 10pm // £16.50 // Marble Factory Facebook event // tickets // marblefactorybristol.com

South West’s most notorious alternative pop-punk party Fat Lip is returning to The Lanes this July, but this time for their first all-dayer festival, with tonnes of live band action across three stages at The Lanes and Bristol Bierkeller. The Fat Lip Fest lineup is packed with some of the best names from the indie …