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UNDER THE INFLUENCE: My Chemical Romance – Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge

How My Chemical Romance changed the meaning of the term ‘emo’ forever and inspired a generation with one album. Rankings of best My Chemical Romance albums amongst fans are always a contentious issue, but...

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...

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...

JK Attire’s cool new AW18 Collection out now

UK brand JK Attire have just put out their brand new AW18 Collection, bringing together "retro styling, practicality and value over quantity." JKA are constantly expanding and updating their clothing range, and all of it...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: THE STORY SO FAR – UNDER SOIL AND DIRT

WORDS: ADAM HOPKIN Long before becoming pioneers of the pop-punk revival The Story So Far dropped their phenomenal debut effort, Under Soil and Dirt. Now synonymous with the genre, the California heavy weights have had...

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...

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: RAMMSTEIN’S NEW ALBUM “WILL BE RELEASED BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR”...

Rammstein have unveiled the release their seventh studio album by the end of 2018! As well as treating it fans with an Exclusive two night New Years Eve Bang! "the band is in the final phase...

KULTURE: DR. MARTENS X JOY DIVISION + NEW ORDER COLLAB TO CELEBRATE BRITAIN’S MUSIC...

SHOP THE COLLECTION HERE. Announced 13th June, Dr. Martens have just collaborated with the legendary Joy Division and New Order to celebrate the history of the British music scene. Launched today in the UK (Friday...

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...

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...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: TAKING BACK SUNDAY – LOUDER NOW

Before you come at us as to why we didn’t choose, ‘Tell All Your Friends’, or near enough every other immaculate record from Taking Back Sunday, some of the godfathers of emo’s back catalogue,...

KULTURE: KORN X PLEASURES COLLABORATION

To commemorate the 20 year anniversary of the notorious album 'Follow The Leader', LA based brand Pleasures and Korn have come together to collaborate on a collection of clothing. @korn_official x PLEASURES : a short...

DAILY GRIND – HARD GRIND X ABANDON SHIP COLLABORATION – CUTS, CLOTHING & COFFEE

CUTS | CLOTHING | COFFEE WORDS: RYAN LUBBOCK Abandon Ship Apparel and Hard Grind have recently collaborated to bring an amazing new space to Scotland, a new store 'Daily Grind'. The ‘Daily Grind’ Coffee Shop is the...

KULTURE: STUDY CLAIMS FANS OF BRING ME THE HORIZON, MARILYN MANSON, AND ESCAPE THE...

A study conducted back in 2015 has highlighted personality profiles around fans of bands. The study looks at personality profiles of people with specific focus on patterns of behaviour and the music the subjects...

KULTURE: LETS TALK ABOUT BEING A MAN – HARRY’S

What does being a modern day man in 2018 even mean. Throughout history men have been macho wrestlers, swaggering footballers, confident business men, cowboys gunslinging and this leads to high end expectations of masculinity...

KULTURE: TALINDA BENNINGTON REACHES OUT TO FANS TO “KNOW THE FIVE SIGNS”

REMEMBER, YOU ARE NOT ALONE IN THIS WORLD AND YOU MATTER. Chester Bennington's widow, Talinda has been working tirelessly for the 320 Campaign to change the direction of mental health and the stigma that surrounds...

KULTURE: PLACEBO RAISE £27,500 FOR THE CALM CHARITY

Placebo have raised a HUGE £27,500 for the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM), a charity dedicated to helping prevent male suicide. The duo auctioned off over 300 memorabilia items from their past including things such as:...

KULTURE: MUSIC IS IN OUR BONES, THE STORY BEHIND SOVIET PIRACY

Unlike today's Hipsters wearing skinny jeans and riding fixed gear bikes, the U.S.S.R. had their very own type. During Stalin's reign, the 'stilyagi' group emerged - a hipster movement that was dedicated to music....