Interview with Screaming Maldini as they prepare for the release of new single ‘Life In Glorious Stereo’

Sounds From The Steel were joined in the studio this week by the very talented and eccentric Sheffield band, Screaming Maldini. Corrina Dalby was lucky enough to interview the guys and hear a special acoustic version of their new single ‘Life In Glorious Stereo’ which will be released 18 June. Check out what the band … Continue reading

‘I don’t miss Little Man Tate’ – Interview with Jon Windle before release of new album ‘Sober Minds’

For Sheffield’s Jon Windle, it can’t be easy trying to match his previous achievements. As the frontman of indie rockers Little Man Tate, Jon enjoyed huge success, touring the world and selling thousands of albums. These days however, things are lot more low key for the local lad, as he continues to build on his … Continue reading

Interview with Soldier Blue drummer Mark Hindmarsh

Having made live appearances at venues from the Royal Albert Hall to the Boardwalk in a variety of genre-spanning bands, Soldier Blue’s Mark Hindmarsh is possibly one of Sheffield’s most accomplished drummers. He sat down to have a chat with Sounds From The Steel about their upcoming show at The Bowery, their debut EP and … Continue reading

News: Hallam FM ends Tramlines involvement

  The organisers of Sheffield’s Tramlines festival have announced that local radio station Hallam FM will no longer curate the main stage at Devonshire Green, as it has done in the previous three years. The annoucement came amid safety fears for the 2012 event, due to the popularity of the performing acts on the main … Continue reading

EP Review: Best Friends – Throwing Up

  With their quirky brand of indie Surf Pop, Sheffield’s Best Friends have been turning heads with their regular appearances at shows and house parties across the city. The four piece, who formed in March 2011 recently released their second EP, Throwing up on Art is Hard Records.       While self-titled debut EP … Continue reading

SFTS meets the Sheffield Samba Band

Drum Roll please…. The Sheffield Samba Band have been bringing the sounds of the favelas to the festivals and fetes of Sheffield for the past six years, and prides itself on it’s accessibility. Whether you’re male or female, young or old, musically talented or tone deaf, the Sheffield Samba Band will have a drum for you. … Continue reading

Live Review: Such Gold & Apologies, I Have None @ Sheffield Corporation 04/05/12

  The intimate backroom of Sheffield’s Corporation is packed to the rafters for the visit of Rochester New York’s Such Gold, part of their debut UK headline tour with Apologies I Have None.   Local openers Cutthroats are playing their first ever show tonight, and unfortunately it is extremely obvious. Having by their own admission … Continue reading

News: Lostprophets announce headline Sheffield show at O2 Academy in November

Welsh rockers Lostprophets have announced that they will be returning to Sheffield as part of a massive UK tour in November. The band will play the O2 Academy on Saturday the 3rd of November, following on from their successful jaunt across the country last month. For tickets, either head to the O2 Academy’s website, or … Continue reading

Single Review: Dead Sons – Room 54

Words: Tom Walton Out: June 4 Dead Sons are probably Sheffield’s most exciting band of the moment. Already holding a fearsome live reputation, latest single, Room 54, has more energy than Michael McIntyre on speed as ferocious riffs and thumping drums blow holes in the entire population of Steels City garages. It’s dynamic rock at … Continue reading

Single Review: Alvarez Kings – Cold Conscience

Words: Tom Walton Alvarez Kings have been a mainstay in Sheffield for what seems like years now but after a couple of tours and a performance here and there and SXSW, the Steel City quartet aren’t just turning heads locally. Cold Conscience, set for release on June 11, is a highly charged slice of indie … Continue reading