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UNDISCOVERED – A NEW MUSIC PLAYLIST FOR AUSTRALIA

Australia has one of the richest musical scenes in the world. Ando so for this week's #NewMusicMonday playlist we're handing the reigns to DUNE RATS, POLARIS, ENDLESS HEIGHTS, STAND ATLANTIC, DEEZ NUTS and DMA'S to curate the ULTIMATE...

UNDISCOVERED: ENDLESS HEIGHTS – REACHING NEW DEPTHS

FROM: SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA | FOR FANS OF: TURNOVER, HUNDREDTH We owe a lot to Australia when it comes to giving the world fresh, new hardcore talent to enjoy. But while Endless Heights and their take...

IN PICTURES: BASEMENT TAKES MANCHESTER CLUB ACADEMY TO THE NEXT LEVEL (LIVE)

If one name has become a staple of the British rock world, its BASEMENT. Whilst tonight's smaller capacity, yet sold out venue, may be a far cry from the band's coming tour with legends PIXIES and WEEZER, but with a...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Slayer – Farewell To The Legends Of Metal

WORDS: HARRY HIGGINSON The 3rd of November 2018, Wembley Arena. Fire, explosions, and one of the greatest metal bands of all time thundering through their back catalogue, obliterating London, perhaps for the very last time. For...

IN DEPTH: Grove Street Families

WORDS: DEC SHERRY Following on from a tumultuous appearance at the first Upsurge Festival and UK tour with Puppy - Grove Street Families are in the midst of an evolutionary period. The band’s Vol 1...

IN DEPTH: SHVPES

WORDS: AMY ALBINSON Birmingham-based Shvpes are heavy, but besides that, they’re a very hard band to pigeon-hole. To frontman Griffin Dickinson, heavy music can come in all forms. ‘I didn’t want to stick to the...

Kicking Up The Roots: How Dr Martens changed the world of punk

WORDS: AMY ALBINSON ‘Music is the lifeblood of DM’s,’ explains Darren, brand manager of iconic shoe brand Dr Martens. Originally manufactured as a boot for the working class, made with quality and durability in mind,...

UNDISCOVERED: PAGAN – AN OPEN LETTER TO MELBOURNE’S WILD MUSIC SCENE

“Sometimes I'm so sick in love with you and never want to leave your arms. Sometimes I want to run away from you and never ever look back. You've given me so much and...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE – ARCHITECTS: HOLLOW CROWN

One outstanding element of each Architects outing is that each record has its own unique following , and these followers will defend them forever. Upon the dawn of Architects’ eighth (yes, eighth) full length release...

IN PICTURES: THE IMPERICON NEVER SAY DIE TOUR BRINGS HEAVY COLLATERAL TO MANCHESTER

Deemed as one of THE yearly tours for metalcore, and all of it's sub genres, the IMPERICON NEVER SAY DIE had it's annual return to Manchester's Club Academy last night. Featuring POLAR, ALAZKA, CURRENTS, BEING AS AN...
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DISCOVERED PREMIER – LYON ESTATES – BORDERLINE (ACOUSTIC)

Ah yes, it's finally getting to that time of year where the acoustic songs suit the wood lit fire, or simply offer comfort in the bitter nights. So what better time for British pop...

ISSUE #53 OUT NOW – THE STORY SO FAR

ORDER YOUR COPY STRAIGHT TO YOUR DOOR HERE The Story So Far | The Black Queen | Astroid Boys | TURNSTILE | Neck Deep | Culture Abuse | Parting Gift | Pijn | Our Hollow,...

UNDISCOVERED PREMIER – PREPARE TO ENTER THE WORLD OF SCAVENGERS

There's something eerie about the new British alternative rock outfit, SCAVENGERS. Hailing from valleys of South Wales, it won't be long until these My Chemical Romance sized grooves, and Kids In Glass Houses-esque choruses have Wales...

IN DEPTH: OLD WOUNDS – NEW HORROR

 WORDS: DEC SHERRY | PHOTO: ELLIE MITCHELL Old Wounds celebrated last Halloween with the surprise return of Kevin Iavaroni; Only Your Enemies Leave Roses on Devil’s Night and a show supporting Motionless in White...

LIVE: NECK DEEP BRING HELL TO MANCHESTER IN THE FORM OF SLIPNECK

Do you ever have a joke that goes too far? And then somehow it ends up being more than a joke, but an insanely awesome alter ego / side project / causes the world...

IN PICTURES: TURNSTILE CHANGE THE GAME AT HOUSE OF VANS (LONDON)

Hardcore was once a very underground genre, and whilst this may then be ironic that arguably one of the biggest game changing shows for the genre in the last decade is taking place in...

IN DEPTH: MOVEMENTS – FEVER DREAMING (ISSUE 52 COVER STORY)

WORDS: JACK RAMAGE | PHOTOS: GEORGIA RAWSON  Raw emotion: it's hard to find in music these days. In a whitewash age of mindless music, it's refreshing to find a track, let alone discography, that pulls...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: TOUCHE AMORE – STAGE FOUR

January 16th, 2015. A phone call no one ever wants to receive. A sudden switch is what they called it. Like a record player belt abruptly stopping, with it that sharp and uncomfortable sound...

IN DEPTH: THE BLACK QUEEN – SHATTERING DREAMS

 WORDS: ADAM HOPKINS | PHOTOS: STEPHEN ODOM  “Every record is so personal to me”, explains Greg Puciato as we sit down to discuss the release of ‘Infinite Games’, The Black Queen’s (TBQ) sophomore album.  “I’m...

IN PICTURES: ATTILA BRING THE HEAT TO MANCHESTER (OCTOBER 2018)

Love them or hate them, if one band has become the marmite of metal it's ATTILA. However, this didn't stop the band from bringing the heat to Manchester's Club Academy earlier this week. Joined by ESKIMO CALL...