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UNDISCOVERED: GOD COMPLEX – THE NEW KINGS OF HEAVY

FROM: MERSEYSIDE, UK  | FOR FANS OF: CODE ORANGE  God Complex have only been a band for a year but they’re already making the kind of waves and impact that most bands could only hope...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: YOU ME AT SIX – TAKE OFF YOUR COLOURS

You Me at Six headlined the second stage of Download this year, and it was the perfect scenario. As the stereotypical summer festival faded out for the night into a tranquil vermillion sunset, the...

IN DEPTH: COUNTERPARTS – MOVING PLACES

The last year has shaped up to be the biggest year in the history of Counterparts, and they’re showing zero signs of downsizing anytime soon. Vocalist Brendan Murphy took the time to talk to...

IN DEPTH: PLEASE TO MEET YOU – JUSTICE TRIPP ON RECORDS, VANDALISM AND PUNK

MAIN FEATURED PHOTO: ANTON JS | FEATURED PHOTO: GEORGIA RAWSON Trapped. Under. Ice. Three words, and one band that always comes to mind when you hear the name Justice Tripp. However, whilst the the HC...

JUSTICE: AN OPEN LETTER ON SOCIAL JUSTICE FROM ANTI-FLAG

Punk. It's always had the strongest political backbone, a message of social justice and unity, and it's everything that the iconic ANTI-FLAG encompasses. Now in this EXCLUSIVE monthly feature, we're letting the band's Justin Sane and Chris #2 take over for the...

IN DEPTH: CULTURE ABUSE – JUST HERE FOR A GOOD TIME

The heart of California DIY punk outfit Culture Abuse lies in the attitude they have towards their art, with vocalist David Kelling telling us “We’re gonna do what we wanna do, and what we...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: WHILE SHE SLEEPS – BRAINWASHED

My writing career spanning over the last two years has allowed me to trickle into other areas involving music. Whilst DJ’ing at a small bar for a rock night I spun ‘Brainwashed’ by While...

IN DEPTH: KNOCKED LOOSE – THE NEW AGE

WORDS: DEC SHERRY | PHOTOS: GEORGIA RAWSON 2016’s Laugh Tracks catapulted a relatively unknown band from Oldham County, Kentucky into global recognition. Knocked Loose’s rapid rise to success was both unseen and well deserved, signifying...

PICK UP YOUR FREE COPY OF OUR 50TH ISSUE AT 2000 TREES!

Ah 50. What a number. And to land at the same time as our sixth anniversary, well it made sense for us to do something special for it. So to celebrate, we're going to...

IN DEPTH: MR MUSIC MAN – JAMIE LENMAN

In rock music, it’s pretty rare to find a genuinely nice guy. Sure, you’ve got your Dave Grohls and Andrew W.K.s, but finding a really genuine, down to Earth bloke is almost as rare...

IN DEPTH – THE FEVER 333: BURNING UP

When the Fever 333 turned up in the back of a U-Haul truck in the parking lot of Randy’s Donuts in LA last year, it certainly left people scratching their heads. After being on...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE – FREDDY CRICIEN (MADBALL) ON THE BANDS THAT SHAPED HARDCORE

Much like the ethos of the genre itself, whilst this current issue (featuring hardcore newcomers KNOCKED LOOSE, grab your copy here) celebrates the incredible future and soundscape that has been laid out for the new...

IN DEPTH: MAYDAY PARADE – STEALING THE SUNSHINE

Tennessee hard rock emo legends Mayday Parade have got a busy year ahead of them, with new album ‘Sunnyland’ about to drop, and a series of dates at the very last Warped Tour to...

IN DEPTH: CHELSEA GRIN – A NEW AGE

Your favourite deathcore band are back, with a brand new line up and a brand new album. That’s right, the mighty Chelsea Grin return, and we couldn’t be more hyped for to hear their...

IN DEPTH: JESUS PIECE – REBIRTH

Anybody who has witnessed the destruction that is Jesus Piece live will attest to the fact that they leave a behemoth-sized crater in the venue. If there’s one thing that the Philly five-piece know...

IN DEPTH: CODE ORANGE – FOREVER, ONE YEAR ON

Code Orange are an incredibly special band, you already know that. They’ve taken the world by storm over the past eighteen months; dropping an album that has conquered so many respected journalist’s ends of...

KULTURE: SLAM DRUNK – THE FESTIVAL BEV YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT

Festival season is no longer a distant dream that we spend all year long thinking about. It’s time for good shows with even better brews. But what happens when you let bands make their...

KULTURE: DON’T CALL IT A COMEBACK – EMO NITE HITS THE UK

Rock and emo nights have been somewhat of a saviour for the alternative clubbers over the years. A sanctuary for those eager to escape the top 40 on a night out; to indulge in...

DNA: AN OPEN LETTER TO HARDCORE FROM MADBALL’S FREDDY CRICIEN

Picture this. New York. 1988. The city is still rythe with the pimps, the drugs, and the fading glory of the American dream. From within it's dark alleys, and side streets a new genre...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: EVERY TIME I DIE – HOT DAMN

You might think there are heavier bands than Every Time I Die, you might think there are better bands than Every Time I Die, but bands cooler than Every Time I Die? Thinking of...