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UNDER THE INFLUENCE: YOUTH OF TODAY – STRAIGHT EDGE CULTURE

WORDS: SEAN HUBBARD Youth of Today, Project X, Judge, Shelter, even Limp Bizkit, Sammy Siegler has played the drums for them all and then some more. He’s been one of the stalwarts of the straight...

IN-DEPTH: THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA – PUSHING THEMSELVES AND THE GENRE

WORDS: ROB KENT For a band that has been present for a whole tidal wave of changes to their respected genre since forming, The Devil Wears Prada have now released their seventh full length record...

IN-DEPTH: DINOSAUR PILE-UP – ON BUILDING A LEGACY & GOING GLOBAL

WORDS: JO COSGROVE The 2010s was an exciting decade in the world of Dinosaur Pile-Up: they began it with their debut album, 'Growing Pains' and ended it with their most recent album, 'Celebrity Mansions'. 2019...

IN DEPTH: KNOCKED LOOSE – NEW HEAVYWEIGHTS, NEW HARDCORE

WORDS: GEORGIA RAWSON | PHOTOS: GABE BECERRA (LIVE) "I really, really don't think we'll ever want to stop doing this." Isaac Hale excitedly tells us down the phone. Today as we take the call the...

FESTIVAL: ACCESS ALL AREAS AT AUSTRALIA’S UNIFY FESTIVAL 2020

Right now the land down under has been making the headlines for the most unfortunate circumstances. But whilst the bush fires rage across the country, it seemed that with optimism intact UNFD's annual UNIFY FESTIVAL was still going...

IN PICTURES: THE GHOST INSIDE’S FIRST INTERNATIONAL RETURN

When The Ghost Inside announced their return it became a turning point in the world of heavy music. Not only was it the return of one of the most important hardcore bands of the...

NEWS: KNOCKED LOOSE, TRAPPED UNDER ICE, INCENDIARY AND MORE FOR OUTBREAK FEST 2020

Having already seen the likes of Turnstile, Comeback Kid, Jesus Piece, Title Fight and over heavyweight names in both punk and hardcore play the independent festival over the years, OUTBREAK FEST is quickly becoming one of the most...

UNDISCOVERED ARTIST OF 2019 – LIZZY FARRALL

INTERVIEW: GEORGIA RAWSON | WORDS: KARLEY MYRALL Over the lasr 12 months Chester’s very own Lizzy Farrall, has declared that she is more than just an alternative artist who’s lyrics speak to thousands of people,...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: AMERICAN FOOTBALL

INTERVIEW: GEORGIA RAWSON | WORDS: ROB KENT At some point in 2010, teenagers and young adults began to feel the emotional heartache that in is the whole package of coming of age and when you...

IN DEPTH: RENOUNCED – THE RISE OF 2019’S MOST IMPORTANT HEAVY BAND

WORDS: SEAN HUBBARD | PHOTO: MATT GABEL (LIVE) ABBIE SHIPPERLEY (MAIN)  Despite being a fixture in the hardcore scene for the majority of the decade, 2019 has truly been the breakout year of Renounced, with...

IN DEPTH: DEFEATER – THE TURNING OF A YEAR

WORDS: SEAN HUBBARD | PHOTOS: RYAN MACKFALL 2019 has been a huge year for the Boston melodic-hardcore quintet Defeater. With the addition of new guitarist Adam Crowe and the release of their self-titled fifth full-length...

ALERT! MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE DROP UK PREVIEW

After giving us the COMEBACK of the decade in 2019 with a return at a sold out Los Angeles show, it seems that emo heroes MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE are now preparing for a global take over. With...

GO TO BEAT ARTIST OF 2020 – LONGY

FROM: ESSEX | FOR FANS OF: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, THE GO TEAM When it comes to new music GoToBeat not only dominate the underground live circuit, but their fingers are well and truly on the pulse. But above...
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UNDISCOVERED: BREAKING THE GROUND DOWN UNDER PART I

Australia has become the stomping ground for some of the most unrecognised talent in the world, and much like what else we do on a global scale we've narrowed it down to the very...

IN THE STUDIO: WILL PUTNEY

WORDS: SEAN HUBBARD Will Putney is one of the busiest people in heavy music today, having worked on some of 2019’s biggest releases, including albums from: Knocked Loose, Stray From The Path, Counterparts and still...

IN DEPTH: NORTHLANE – NEW REFLECTIONS

WORDS: ADAM HOPKIN | PHOTOS: NEAL WALTERS   So much can happen across a decade, it spans and defines entire eras with periods of pop culture seemingly hitting refresh once the 10 years mark has been...

FORMAT: THE CREATIVE TURBULENCE OF LUIS APONTE (JESUS PIECE)

WORDS: GEORGIA RAWSON Camden Town is slowly becoming a place where punk simply ‘was’, and can only be found in small pockets of its former shadow. As the market gets taken over for corporate gain,...

IN DEPTH: GO TO BEAT – PLAYING TO THE BEAT OF THEIR OWN DRUM

WORDS: BECTON SIMPSON Discovered have been working alongside subscription-based promotion company Gotobeat for a little while now, sharing artists and content and helping each other out, but we were keen to chat with Max Busin,...

UNDISCOVERED: LOW-KEY AFFAIR – SUNSHINE POP PUNK FROM DOWN UNDER

FROM:  NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA | FOR FANS OF: STATE CHAMPS, NEW FOUND GLORY  When it comes to pop punk there's nowhere in the world that seems to embody it's sunshine spirit better than Australia. With a...

UNDISCOVERED: DESTROY THE BEAST, FIND THE BABY – RIDICULOUS RIFFS, RIDICULOUS FUN

FROM: BRISTOL | FOR FANS OF: CHUNK NO CAPTAIN CHUNK! A DAY TO REMEMBER It's been a few years since chugcore kings such as Chunk No Captain Chunk, A Skylit Drive and Woe Is Me...