Rock/indie

30 Seconds: Bromheads

Not many bands are inspired by garage rock and Buena Vista Social Club - step forward Sheffield’s Bromheads.

30 Seconds: Asbo Kid

James Atkin topped the charts on both sides of the Atlantic as singer of EMF. He talks to us about his current Project Asbo Kid.

Metal Rules

Tom Bryant considers the raw power of British metal, uncovering a staunchly independent world.

2012 Kerrang! Awards

British bands Black Sabbath, Enter Shikari and You And Me At Six, While She Sleeps, The Blackout and Bring Me The Horizon, were among the winners.

Featured Artist: All The Young

All The Young (ATY) are looking to carve out a new frontier of indie rock 'n' roll. The fast rising quartet All The Young delivered that mission statement with the release of their debut album in March.

Anison: Fluidity

Anison are a Kingston-based quartet whose shimmering synth-guitar rock has already enjoyed slots on Radio 1 and the XFM playlist. Last week they popped in to M towers to treat us to an exclusive stripped-back performance of their new single Fluidity. Watch it here.

M meets: Buster Shuffle

Buster Shuffle are a 'piano-bashing' English rock 'n' Roll/Ska band whose sound is perhaps a bit like Squeeze, Madness, Blur and Little Richard mixed together and released on Trojan Records.

Featured Artist: Model Society

As the dust settles in a west end back street, a stones throw from the up tempo high streets of inner city London, a sound can be heard emerging from a basement beneath the pitter patter of commuter feet.

M meets… Feeder

Feeder started out in 1991 in Newport, Wales. The alternative rock duo have so far achieved five gold records and three platinum records during their even studio-album career and top ten singles with Buck Rogers, Just the Way I'm Feeling and Tumble and Fall.

Bluesfest 2012

Nick Lowe, Ronnie Wood, Van Morrison, Brand New Heavies, Hugh Laurie, Ian Siegal, Matt Schofield, Mick Taylor and Tom Jones are some of the British acts, who along with international stars Erykah Badu, Eric Bibb, Robert Cray and George Benson are performing as part of this year's London and Manchester Bluesfest.