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LIVE: HO99O9 TEAR UP CAMDEN TOWN COURTESY OF DR MARTENS

If one band has been solidified as the new kings of punk, it's America's controversial, and highly energetic HO99O9.  Taking to DR MARTEN'S now iconic Boot Room, a 60 capacity venue in the heart of Camden's stables, to say that...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: My Chemical Romance – Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge

How My Chemical Romance changed the meaning of the term ‘emo’ forever and inspired a generation with one album. Rankings of best My Chemical Romance albums amongst fans are always a contentious issue, but...

IN PICTURES: THE AMITY AFFLICTION REACH NEW HEIGHTS IN MANCHESTER (OCTOBER 2018)

The Amity Affliction have become a staple in the world of metalcore. With their new record, MISERYhaving only just been released last month via Roadrunner Records, from the get go (and the new addition of...

OTHER SONGS IN OTHER PLACES – EPISODE TWO OUT NOW: MICROWAVE

Last month we launched the EXCLUSIVE Discovered video series, Other Songs In Other Places. Taking your favourite artists to new and creative spaces to record and cover the songs that influenced them the most, our exclusive series has...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE – PLANS

In July 2012 I pulled out of the driveway of my childhood home for the very last time. Sitting beside my friend I was given the option to play a song. That mixture of...

IN DEPTH: BLACK PEAKS – GOING TO NEW HEIGHTS

WORDS: AMY ALBINSON | PHOTOS: BEN GIBSON “Small underground festivals are a really good thing” starts Dave Larkin, bassist of Brighton-based post-rock band Black Peaks. He’s just played one of their wildest shows to date...

UNDISCOVERED: PIJN – ECHOES OF GRIEF

FROM: MANCHESTER | FOR FANS OF: OATHBREAKER | FACEBOOK | WORDS: AMY ALBINSON Manchester-based post-rock/metal band Pijn have taken the idea of a collective to a whole new level with their debut album ‘Loss’, due out...

ISSUE #52 – OUT NOW – MOVEMENTS

ORDER YOUR COPY STRAIGHT TO YOUR DOOR. In the space of three years California's MOVEMENTS have become one of the biggest phenomenon in emo, and this month we EXCLUSIVELY give the band their first ever cover. We also take you ACCESS...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: TERROR – KEEPERS OF THE FAITH

WORDS: DEC SHERRY When it comes to hardcore, it’s hard to deny the importance that New York had on the genre from the get-go. Journey to the west coast however and you’ll find a scene...

IN DEPTH: WSTR – NEW IDENTITIES

WORDS: BECTON SIMPSON WSTR’s new album is sassy and sarcastic, their plans for 2019 are top secret and they’d love to play a show with My Chemical Romance (who wouldn’t?). Just three of the interesting...

IN DEPTH: BEARTOOTH – NEW REMEDIES

WORDS: JACK RAMAGE  Since their formation in 2012, Beartooth has been shaking the metalcore scene to its roots. Despite their popularity, it's surprising to some that Beartooth is the product of one man; the brainchild...

IN DEPTH: TERROR – TOTAL DEMOLITION

WORDS: DEC SHERRY Some might see a band that have been in the game as long as Terror to be past their prime, or simply just reprocessing the same sounds and ideas they’ve already released....

LIVE: JULIEN BAKER BRINGS BEAUTY TO THE SILENCE OF MANCHESTER’S GORILLA – 24/09/2018

HEADLINER: JULIEN BAKER | VENUE: GORILLA, MANCHESTER DATE: 24TH SEPTEMBER 2018 | RATING: 10 / 10  “Fancy a cry tonight?”, reads the routinely pre-show drinking message. Whilst it would normally seem a little out of...

UNDISCOVERED: PLEIADES – VISUALISATION

FROM: MANCHESTER | FOR FANS OF: DEVIL SOLD HIS SOUL , CONJURER Post hardcore/Post rock mob Pleiades take a vast variety of influences from across music’s many genres and combine them into a truly postmodern...

UNDER REVIEW: JOYCE MANOR – A MILLION DOLLARS TO KILL ME

ARTIST: JOYCE MANOR  TITLE: A MILLION DOLLARS TO KILL ME  LABEL: EPITAPH RECORDS RATING: 8/10  Joyce Manor have perfected the art of upbeat, emotionally introspective songs whilst coasting the line between being too sad for power-pop but...

UNDER REVIEW: THE STORY SO FAR – PROPER DOSE

ARTIST: THE STORY SO FAR TITLE: PROPER DOSE  LABEL: PURE NOISE RECORDS  RATING: 9/10  For fans of California outfit The Story So Far, this release has been a long time coming, with their self-titled third album, which...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: THE STORY SO FAR – UNDER SOIL AND DIRT

WORDS: ADAM HOPKIN Long before becoming pioneers of the pop-punk revival The Story So Far dropped their phenomenal debut effort, Under Soil and Dirt. Now synonymous with the genre, the California heavy weights have had...

IN DEPTH: GLASSJAW – COSMOPOLITAN TRIBUTE

"WORDS: CALLUM HURST Illusive, mysterious, ghostly, are all words that have been used to describe Long Island’s Post-Hardcore veterans, Glassjaw over the last fifteen years. Cast your minds back sixteen years to the distant past...

IN DEPTH: JOYCE MANOR – THE MILLION DOLLAR QUESTION

WORDS: AMY ALBINSON Joyce Manor are a band that feel like your teenage years. With their debut album released in 2011 their eagerly awaited fifth record, Million Dollars to Kill Me is due out this...

IN DEPTH: FOXING – GETTING CLOSER

Whilst the band class themselves as Indie Rock, Foxing are far from falling under one genre, and new record, Nearer, My God, only confirms this. Talking to vocalist Conor, Discovered attempt to delve into...