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IN-DEPTH: Being As An Ocean – Seeing The Vision & Defying Convention

  WORDS: ADAM HOPKIN Defining success is arguably as hard as achieving it, with the personal appetite for fulfilment always leaving a feeling like more has been bitten off than can be chewed. Being surrounded by...

IN-DEPTH: Have Heart – Armed With A Mind

  WORDS: GEORGIA RAWSON PICTURES: ALEXANDRE BIGUET Counterculture, and it’s many creative outlets, has always been used to bypass both political and social oppression, all the while creating a positive impact and feeling of solidarity and community....

IN-DEPTH: Brutality Will Prevail – Here To Stay & Transcending Genre

  WORDS: ROB KENT Since forming fourteen years ago in 2005, Cardiff’s Brutality Will Prevail have witnessed changes on all levels, from their members to the scene that they have consistently been a part of. 2019...

IN DEPTH: Sights & Sounds – Andrew Neufeld takes us down the rabbit hole

WORDS: SEAN HUBBARD Andrew Neufeld is a busy man, fronting both Comeback Kid and Sights & Sounds, but with his main focus being on the former it means that Sights and Sounds has been a...

IN-DEPTH: You Me At Six – Looking Forwards With No Regrets

WORDS: ADAM HOPKIN, EVE SALES “We don’t really care anymore,” reveals long time bassist for You Me At Six, Matt Barnes through a light-hearted chuckle that is as absent of care for prejudice, as it...

IN DEPTH: Black Futures – Stewards of Nature and Rock n Roll

WORDS: BECTON SIMPSON Black Futures are an unusual band, some might say a weird band. A two piece industrial noisy punk outfit slotting somewhere between Nine Inch Nails and Death From Above 1979 on acid...

NEWS: GREY BRITAIN – HOW A NO DEAL BREXIT WILL IMPACT THE EUROPEAN TOURING...

WORDS: OTTO BALFOUR | PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES According to the Bristish Government, crashing out of the European Union on the 31st October without a deal will not affect our presence on the global stage. The...

IN DEPTH: CEREMONY – RIDING THE NEW WAVE

WORDS: GEORGIA RAWSON Canary yellow, a fiery red, pastel green, and a flamboyant orange tone all meet in the centre of the record sleeve. From the shelves of any record store, In The Spirit World...

IN DEPTH & IN SOLIDARITY: SHAWNA POTTER – WAR ON WOMEN

PHOTO: SUZY HARRISON | WORDS: AMY ALBINSON ‘There is a ton of power in having a microphone!’ exclaims Shawna Potter, frontwoman of feminist hardcore punk group War on Women. ‘Tell people what you believe in...

IN-DEPTH: Guilt Trip – hardcore’s great new hope keeps it real

FROM: MANCHESTER | FOR FANS OF: KNOCKED LOOSE, CODE ORANGE WORDS: ADAM HOPKIN “Its 20/30 minutes of just forgetting everything going on in life and just enjoying the moment, that's what makes hardcore different to...

IN DEPTH: LA DISPUTE – A PLACE BETWEEN THE LINES

WORDS: ADAM HOPKIN | PHOTOS: JOHN STARS Moments are often sought to be captured by any means necessary. Recounts are, by their nature, diluted through interpretation, memories fade with the passage of time, perspective blurs...

IN DEPTH: DESOLATED – THE REBIRTH

 Words: Jack Mobley   Desolated are back and with a fresh outlook on the band and the wider aspects of what it means to be in one of the best hardcore bands to grace the British...

IN DEPTH: Allusinlove on their eclectic new beginnings

WORDS: OTTO BALFOUR Seven years spent grinding under the tongue-in-cheek moniker Allusondrugs, the newly reinvented Allusinlove have surpassed all expectations and dropped one of the most exciting and enticing albums of the year. Following their...

IN DEPTH: Frank Iero – Finding Light In The Dark

After releasing third solo album ‘Barriers’ last month under the new band moniker of Frank Iero & The Future Violents, it’s all go at the moment for the guitarist and songwriter, who recently announced...

IN-DEPTH: Taking Back Sunday – Where They Want To Be

It’s hard to believe it’s been twenty entire years since the original formation of Taking Back Sunday way back in 1999, but with the release of their greatest hits compilation ‘Twenty’ this year followed...

IN-DEPTH: Motionless In White – Passion and Pride

WORDS: SARAH SHODIPE Five Albums and over a decade into their career, Motionless In White are well on their way to legendary status. But according to Frontman Chris Motionless, they’re nowhere near done yet... Complacency is...

IN-DEPTH: EMPLOYED TO SERVE – A Big New World

WORDS: ADAM HOPKIN In an age with unrivalled connectivity, where intimate moments can be broadcast almost limitlessly, fundamental traits of empathy, respect and compassion seem to have exposed their scarcity. With their latest release, 'Eternal...

IN DEPTH: TRADE WIND – Encounters Of The Third Kind

WORDS: JACK MOBLEY Jesse Barnet’s side project, Trade Wind is the sombre and introspective outlet for the Stick To Your Guns lead singer. Barnett is able to delve deep into his emotions for better or...

IN DEPTH: DINOSAUR PILE UP – BEST FOOT FORWARD

WORDS: OTTO BALFOUR  Fresh from signing a deal with the legendary Parlophone Records, Dinosaur Pile Up have just released their highly anticipated fourth studio album, Celebrity Mansions. Following the release of 2015’s critically acclaimed 11:11,...

IN DEPTH: MAT KEREKES – DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH

WORDS: OTTO BALFOUR  For most twenty-five year olds, a decade of relentless touring in an internationally renowned band would be enough to warrant a bit of time off. Not for Mat Kerekes. Despite the overwhelming...