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KULTURE: STUDY FINDS METAL MUSIC CAN IMPROVE YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

As if we needed any more reasons to listen to our favourite heavy albums, listening to metal music can actually improve your mental health, according to a new study published in the Journal of...

KULTURE: BROOKLYN PIZZERIA GETS A LITTLE EMO WITH SOME MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE PIZZAS

A pizzeria in Brooklyn has certainly been making a name for itself recently. After getting a nod from Matt Skiba for a menu inspired by Alkaline Trio, Vinnie's Pizzeria in New York has updated...

LISTEN TO CAMP COPE’S NEW ALBUM EARLY

Aussie trio Camp Cope are releasing the follow up to their self-titled debut next week. Eager for people to hear the new stuff, they're streaming How To Socialise & Make Friends a week early. Have a listen...

PVRIS RELEASE A LIVE ACOUSTIC RENDITION OF ‘HEAVEN’

Taken from the band’s most recent, and rather excellent album All We Know Of Heaven, All We Need Of Hell, the track comes ahead of the band’s appearance at Slam Dunk festival in May. Check...

TWIN ATLANTIC TO PLAY SOME HEADLINE SHOWS AROUND SLAM DUNK

Twin Atlantic will play a handful of headline shows either side of their slot at Slam Dunk this year. The festival takes place in Leeds (26th May), Hatfield (27th May) and Birmingham (28th May),...

BROODERS DROP NEW TRACK ‘LIE’

Leeds-based Psych-grunge trio Brooders are soon going to release a track as part of CPWM 7” Singles Club, alongside a cut from Mansion of Snakes. The band’s Adam Bairstow says of the track: ''Lie' has been...

FOO FIGHTERS WERE ONE OF THE BANDS TO TAKE HOME A BRIT AWARD

This Wednesday (the 21st February) was the ceremony for the BRIT Awards 2018 with performances from Foo Fighters, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Stormzy and Justin Timberlake. Our favourite Foos not only performed, but also managed to...

BILLY CORGAN DOESN’T WANT TO TALK ABOUT D’ARCY WRETZKY

As exciting as the reunion of The Smashing Pumpkins for the Shiny And Oh So Bright tour and a potential new album has been, it's been overshadowed somewhat in recent weeks by the ongoing beef...

THE LAWRENCE ARMS SHARE REVAMPED VERSION OF THEIR ANTI-WARPED TOUR TRACK

The Lawrence Arms have shared their revamped song 'Warped Summer Extravaganza (Turbo Excellent),' which will feature on their upcoming greatest hits album We Are The Champions Of The World. The song is a sped-up version...

METALLICA’S LARS ULRICH ISN’T CONCERNED WITH TECHNICAL ABILITY

It's one of the most highly debated questions in music, and has been so for several decades - is Lars Ulrich a good drummer? Now, some would argue that Ulrich's drumming leaves a lot to...

READING AND LEEDS HAVE ANNOUNCED MORE ACTS

The READING AND LEEDS FESTIVAL announcement so far has been a debatable one (of which you can read about here), but let's face it, it really is the greatest finale we could all ask for when...

KULTURE: IS SPOTIFY ABOUT TO MAKE A MOVE ON THE HARDWARE MARKET?

Word on the street is that global streaming service Spotify might soon be making a move on getting its foot in the doorstep of the hardware market. The company has yet to unveil any tangible...

NEWS: UNDEROATH ANNOUNCE NEW RECORD

Since reuniting in 2016, metalcore godfathers, UNDEROATH are a band that have been just as brilliant as they have been nostalgic. Dropping a surprise new single in the form of, On My Teeth, and in short, and as politely...

THROWBACK THURSDAY: HERE’S WHAT THE GIRLS FROM THE SMASHING PUMPKINS’ SIAMESE DREAMS LOOK LIKE...

The 27th July will mark the 25-year anniversary of Smashing Pumpkins' highly-acclaimed sophomore release, Siamese Dream. With Smashing Pumpkins announcing their Shiny and Oh So Bright reunion tour last week, it's only fitting that frontman...

REMEMBER WHEN DAVID HARBOUR WANTED TO DANCE WITH PENGUINS? HE DID IT.

Whether or not you have watched the Netflix hit Stranger Things, you're probably familiar with the scene from season 2 of Jim Hopper (played by David Harbour) doing a little boogie for Eleven. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-wqBxtyziY Even if...

BLOODSTOCK ADDS MORE BANDS TO ITS 2018 ROSTER INCLUDING ALESTORM AND PALLBEARER

Bloodstock 2018 has added even more bands to its already impressive roster! The UK festival, which will take place at Catton Park, Derbyshire, from the 9th-12th August, had already booked artists including Judas Priest, Gojira, Nightwish,...

MILESTONE HAVE ANNOUNCED A TOUR

Milestones are about to release their debut album Red Lights, and to celebrate, they're going on a UK tour next month. Support will come from Better Days. The dates are as follows: MARCH 15 - NEWCASTLE Think...

SORORITY NOISE ARE RELEASING AN ACOUSTIC VERSION OF YOU’RE NOT AS ______ AS YOU...

The ever-brilliant Sorority Noise have announced they are going to release an acoustic version of their most recent album You’re Not As ____ As You Think on the 16th March via Triple Crown Records. The...

SLAYER TO HEADLINE ICELANDIC FESTIVAL ALONGSIDE STORMZY, GUCCI MANE AND MORE

Slayer have been given the headlining slot of this year's Secret Solstice Festival in Iceland, alongside the likes of Stormzy, Gucci Mane, and Bonnie Tyler. Wait, what? Yeah, no, it's a pretty unusual roster, even by...

COURTNEY LOVE AND FRANCES BEAN COBAIN REMEMBER KURT COBAIN ON HIS 51ST BIRTHDAY

Yesterday marked what would have been the 51st birthday of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. Cobain died in 1994, with his death being ruled as suicide by gunshot wound. On his birthday, his widow, Hole singer...