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BREAKING: UPSURGE FESTIVAL 2019 ANNOUNCES FIRST ACTS

Having come onboard last year for the first ever UPSURGE FESTIVAL, this year looks to be even bigger than the last. With the London venue, New Cross Inn becoming the HOME of hardcore and punk, it's with...

LIVE: TWENTY ONE PILOTS SET MANCHESTER ARENA ALIGHT WITH MONUMENTOUS BANDITO TOUR

TWENTY ONE PILOTS | SUPPORT: THE REGRETTES | VENUE: MANCHESTER M.E.N ARENA DATE: 5TH MARCH 2019 WORDS: BECTON SIMPSON PHOTOS: GEORGIA RAWSON If you’re ever lost in a city and looking for the nearest twenty one pilots concert, just...

IN PICTURES: AIN’T NO PARTY LIKE A DR MARTENS CULTURE ABUSE PARTY

Oh Dr Martens, oh how your 100 capacity intimate Boot Room has become our second home as of late, and who better to bring the ruckus than California punk outfit, CULTURE ABUSE all in the name...

IN PICTURES: DRUG CHURCH SET ALIGHT TO LONDON’S BOSTON MUSIC ROOMS

Drug Church. A band who have cemented themselves right in the heart of the international hardcore scene. With the punk outfit having released the incredibly raw, Cheer last year, it wasn't going to be long until...

IN PICTURES: PARKWAY DRIVE TURN UP THE HEAT AT THEIR BIGGEST SOLD OUT UK...

Parkway Drive, a band who after spending the last 12 months having been deemed the 'future of headliners' will now be taking to this year's Bloodstock Festival as their Saturday night headliner. However, before we...

IN PICTURES: Persistence Tour 2019 – London

The incredible Persistence Tour 2019 came to London for one night only on Sunday 27th January. PHOTOS: MATT GABEL SICK OF IT ALL IGNITE MUNICIPAL WASTE WALLS OF JERICHO NAPALM DEATH

LIVE: JIMMY EAT WORLD – THE GODFATHERS RETURN TO NOTTINGHAM’S ROCK CITY (Jan 2019)

JIMMY EAT WORLD. A name that now spans across two decades of both pop punk, emo, and even rock itself. They're a band that have become renowned for their relentless outputs, records, and touring schedules,...

IN PICTURES: BASEMENT TAKES MANCHESTER CLUB ACADEMY TO THE NEXT LEVEL (LIVE)

If one name has become a staple of the British rock world, its BASEMENT. Whilst tonight's smaller capacity, yet sold out venue, may be a far cry from the band's coming tour with legends PIXIES and WEEZER, but with a...

INPICTURES: Impericon Never Say Die rains hell on Birmingham

Hailing as a triumphant success with 10 years of absolute insanity in the bag, the Impericon Never Say Die tour was a sweltering night of amazement, truly highlight the underdogs and reigning champions of...

IN PICTURES: THE IMPERICON NEVER SAY DIE TOUR BRINGS HEAVY COLLATERAL TO MANCHESTER

Deemed as one of THE yearly tours for metalcore, and all of it's sub genres, the IMPERICON NEVER SAY DIE had it's annual return to Manchester's Club Academy last night. Featuring POLAR, ALAZKA, CURRENTS, BEING AS AN...

LIVE: NECK DEEP BRING HELL TO MANCHESTER IN THE FORM OF SLIPNECK

Do you ever have a joke that goes too far? And then somehow it ends up being more than a joke, but an insanely awesome alter ego / side project / causes the world...

IN PICTURES: TURNSTILE CHANGE THE GAME AT HOUSE OF VANS (LONDON)

Hardcore was once a very underground genre, and whilst this may then be ironic that arguably one of the biggest game changing shows for the genre in the last decade is taking place in...

IN PICTURES: ATTILA BRING THE HEAT TO MANCHESTER (OCTOBER 2018)

Love them or hate them, if one band has become the marmite of metal it's ATTILA. However, this didn't stop the band from bringing the heat to Manchester's Club Academy earlier this week. Joined by ESKIMO CALL...

IN PICTURES: THE STORY SO FAR’S TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO MANCHESTER

Whilst we may hold our breath's tonight in hope that an Oasis tribute does not intervene, it seems that with a performance such as this THE STORY SO FAR could drop any track into tonight's golden...

LIVE: KNUCKLE PUCK, MOVEMENTS AND TINY MOVING PARTS MOVE MANCHESTER

Mixed bills are the way forward these days, and so for pop punk heroes KNUCKLE PUCK to bring the more technical TINY MOVING PARTS and new emo kings MOVEMENTS over to the UK was a well and truly swell idea. Hitting...

LIVE: HO99O9 TEAR UP CAMDEN TOWN COURTESY OF DR MARTENS

If one band has been solidified as the new kings of punk, it's America's controversial, and highly energetic HO99O9.  Taking to DR MARTEN'S now iconic Boot Room, a 60 capacity venue in the heart of Camden's stables, to say that...

IN PICTURES: THE AMITY AFFLICTION REACH NEW HEIGHTS IN MANCHESTER (OCTOBER 2018)

The Amity Affliction have become a staple in the world of metalcore. With their new record, MISERYhaving only just been released last month via Roadrunner Records, from the get go (and the new addition of...

LIVE: JULIEN BAKER BRINGS BEAUTY TO THE SILENCE OF MANCHESTER’S GORILLA – 24/09/2018

HEADLINER: JULIEN BAKER | VENUE: GORILLA, MANCHESTER DATE: 24TH SEPTEMBER 2018 | RATING: 10 / 10  “Fancy a cry tonight?”, reads the routinely pre-show drinking message. Whilst it would normally seem a little out of...

IN PICTURES: HIGHER POWER REINFORCE THE DR MARTEN STOMP

Dr Martens. A boot, and a brand that has become as punk as the word itself. A sentiment to popular culture, an integral part of heavy music, heck even hardcore giants MADBALL named their infamous crew...

IN PICTURES: THE FEVER 333 BRING THEIR PROTESTS TO LONDON

Deemed one of the most important bands in the last ten years, or since the likes of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE made us all want to set fire to the world, THE FEVER 333 successfully pulled off last...