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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 – “Satellite”

The Leeds duo Menace Beach are turning out to be great at making spiky, spacey pop music that's informed by decade after decade of cool…
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2018 - 9:57 am

Menace Beach – “Crawl In Love”

Punchy, poppy Leeds psych duo Menace Beach are releasing a new album, intriguingly titled Black Rainbow Sound, at the end of the summer. They alerted…
Chris DeVille | July 18, 2018 - 10:06 am

Menace Beach – “Black Rainbow Sound” (Feat. Brix Smith)

Leeds duo Menace Beach have just announced that they'll release their third album, Black Rainbow Sound, at the end of the summer. It's their follow-up…
James Rettig | June 13, 2018 - 11:45 am

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