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Know Your Beach Bands

In the mid-'00s, we witnessed a torrent of new bands with "wolf" in their names. Among the acts with lupine roots were Wolf Parade, Wolfmother,…
Patrick Hosken | March 27, 2015 - 1:20 pm

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Menace Beach – “Suck It Out”

Leeds fuzz sculptors Menace Beach are set to drop their latest full-length offering Lemon Memory in just under two weeks. We've already heard "Maybe We'll
Collin Robinson | January 9, 2017 - 12:31 pm


Menace Beach – “Give Blood”

"Give Blood" is the latest from across-the-pond fuzz rockers Menace Beach, the Leeds-based group responsible for 2015's wonderfully hazy Super Transporterreum. Despite the fact that…
Bruce Hamilton | November 14, 2016 - 8:58 am

Menace Beach – “Maybe We’ll Drown” Video

Fuzzed-out Leeds indie-poppers Menace Beach are returning in January with sophomore album Lemon Memory. While Ryan Needham was the dominant voice, both literally and metaphorically,…
Peter Helman | October 5, 2016 - 9:55 am

Menace Beach – “Holidays Are Heavy”

Most traditional Christmas songs celebrate the joy of the season, but there's a significant subset out there that highlight how shitty the holidays can be…
James Rettig | November 13, 2015 - 9:52 am

Stream Menace Beach Super Transporterreum EP

Leeds lo-fi grunge-pop band Menace Beach are streaming their new EP Super Transporterreum, the follow-up to January's full-length debut Ratworld, via NME ahead of its…
Cady Siregar | September 21, 2015 - 2:05 pm

Menace Beach – “Ghoul Power”

Last month, UK punks Menace Beach announced a new EP, Super Transporterreum, on the heels of their debut album that came out at the beginning…
James Rettig | August 18, 2015 - 10:43 am

Menace Beach – “Super Transporterreum”

Both of Menace Beach's releases so far -- this year's debut LP, Ratworld, and the upcoming EP Super Transporterreum -- have been named after fictional…
James Rettig | July 13, 2015 - 10:36 am

Menace Beach – “Tastes Like Medicine” Video

Leeds-based Menace Beach released their debut LP, Ratworld, a few days ago, and it's hard to describe them as anything but a really fun band.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 29, 2015 - 10:27 am

Stream Menace Beach Ratworld

Menace Beach are a duo from Leeds who make fired-up, delirious, fun-as-hell music that walks the line between twee indie-pop and bouncy pop-punk. On Ratworld,…
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2015 - 10:21 am

Menace Beach – “Tastes Like Medicine” (Stereogum Premiere)

Compared to the first two singles from Menace Beach's forthcoming debut Ratworld, "Tastes Like Medicine" feels more straight-forward: It doesn't have the simmering intensity of…
James Rettig | December 16, 2014 - 11:06 am

Menace Beach – “Blue Eye”

"And if you ever believe me, I hope you'll leave me. I'm nothing at all," Liza Violet whispers almost indiscernibly from the fuzz billowing up…
James Rettig | December 2, 2014 - 6:31 pm

Menace Beach – “Come On Give Up” (Stereogum Premiere)

Menace Beach will release debut album Ratworld in January. The Leeds guitar-pop act, led by the duo of Ryan Needham and Liza Violet, built steam…
Chris DeVille | October 7, 2014 - 11:03 am

Menace Beach – “Tennis Court” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Leeds noise-pop duo Menace Beach just released the song "Tennis Court" as a single, and now they pair it with a video. In a grainy…
Miles Bowe | September 3, 2014 - 11:21 am

Menace Beach – “Lowtalkin'”

Earlier this month we heard "Tennis Court," one half of a double-A-side single from Leeds duo Menace Beach. Now comes "Lowtalkin'," the other song on…
Chris DeVille | July 22, 2014 - 4:20 pm