It’s been eight years since Howling Bells’ excellent self-titled debut album. On it, the Australian fourpiece fused Nick Cave’s doomed Gothicism and the neo-noir of David Lynch’s ‘Lost Highway’. By…

Our favourite Aussie indie spooks are velvety enough as it is, but slip them into a cover of Britney’s lust-pop classic from their Shockwaves NME Awards Show at London’s Islington…

Howling Bells Headline the NME Awards Show at Islington Academy, Supported by Red Light Company, Asobi Sekusu. 09.02.09

It takes a brave bridesmaid to try and upstage über-fox Juanita Stein at her own NME Awards Show, but flaxen-locked frontman Richard Frenneaux of Red Light Company is just that…

“Hallelujah! Let the brilliant Howling Bells save your Keane-trodden souls with their heavenly daebut LP!” That’s what we’d be shouting down Oxford Street through a megaphone if it wouldn’t result…

This is an album unlike most albums. Where much music now dwells in city centres in the midst of the Saturday night scrum (Hard-Fi, Kasabian, Kaiser Chiefs) or in an…

Aussies Howling Bells may look like the ‘evil’ gang that The Long Blondes would have to battle in a bubblegum-gore version of Grease, but it’s not all menace and doom…