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UNDISCOVERED PREMIER: STARVE TO SURVIVE – DISMAL (EXCLUSIVE)

The UK heavy music scene seems to be at an all time high, and Northern newcomers, STARVE TO SURVIVE are right at the forefront of it. Disgustingly heavy vocals, and breakdowns that could cause the very ground...
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UNDISCOVERED EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: MAGNOLIA PARK – DESPERATE

2019. A whole new year. A whole lot of awesome new bands to discover. This is where the curtain drops, and America's hottest new pop punk export, MAGNOLIA PARK enters. "Desperate is a high energy rock song,...

ISSUE #55 OUT NOW – CULTURE ABUSE

ORDER THE MAGAZINE STRAIGHT TO YOUR DOOR HERE One of the most revolutionary releases of 2018, we give Californian punk's CULTURE ABUSE their debut UK and EU cover, and with Bay Dream hitting the top releases of the year,...

IN DEPTH: TAKING BACK SUNDAY – TWENTY TWENTY

WORDS: ADAM HOPKIN Even through the horrendous quality of the international call Mark O’Connell, longtime drummer of Taking Back Sunday sounds brimming with anticipation. Having spent the last 20 years at the top of the emo...

IN DEPTH: THE STORY SO FAR – OPENING UP

WORDS: ADAM HOPKIN | ISSUE #53 COVER FEATURE  “It definitely takes a toll for sure,” says Parker, talking about how life on tour with one of pop punk’s biggest acts has affected his relationships back...
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UNDISCOVERED: MANCHESTER EMO OUTFIT HONEST EYES PREMIER FIRST SINGLE

Ah 2018. the year that the term 'emo' well and truly rose from the grave and once more took over the airwaves. Whilst as always it means there has been an over surge of...

IN DEPTH: LAURA JANE GRACE – RIP UP AND START AGAIN

WORDS: BECTON SIMPSON Earlier this month, Laura Jane Grace graced the world with ‘Bought To Rot’, a beautiful, incredible collection of songs from her new side project Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers. An...

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 | PHOTOS: ABBIE SHIPPERLEY  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....

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...