IN-DEPTH

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...

Polar Interview: New album, New beginnings and a reflection on the past

Clocking up to almost eight years of making music and collectively hitting the road to spread their infectious sound, Polar is still dominating the scene and redefining what it means to be a hardcore...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...