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DISCOVERED OFFICIAL GUIDE TO SLAM DUNK

It’s here, it’s officially the weekend, which means it’s…SLAM DUNK time. So dig out your pop punk shorts, slap on some sun screen and mentally prepare yourself by checking out our Discovered Official Guide...

UNDER REVIEW: Go For Gold – Daydreamer

ARTIST: GO FOR GOLD TITLE: DAYDREAMER LABEL: SELF RELEASED RATING: 6/10 WORDS: SEAN HUBBARD Go For Gold released their debut album ‘Daydreamer’ today, and the Arkansas pop-punkers have certainly created a solid, if slightly uninspired pop-punk record. However...

UNDER REVIEW: Hot Water Music – Shake Up The Shadows

ARTIST: HOT WATER MUSIC TITLE: SHAKE UP THE SHADOWS LABEL: EPITAPH RATING: 7/10  WORDS: OTTO BALFOUR Celebrating their 25th Anniversary as a band, Hot Water Music are renowned for consistently reinventing their sound, whilst still retaining the somewhat...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: All Time Low – Nothing Personal

WORDS: JO COSGROVE As summer approaches and festival season is brought on, every member of the pop-punk community takes their cue to start playing their loudest, proudest, bounciest hits from the 2000s scene. This was...

UNDER REVIEW: Petrol Girls – Cut & Stitch

ARTIST: PETROL GIRLS TITLE: CUT & STITCH LABEL: HASSLE RECORDS RATING: 8/10 WORDS: MATTHEW WILSON Arriving in a timely manner in the dying days of 2016, a year that overflowed with excellent music against a backdrop of societal...

UNDER REVIEW: Telltale – Timeless Youth

ARTIST: TELLTALE TITLE: TIMELESS YOUTH LABEL: SHARPTONE RECORDS RATING: 9/10 WORDS: CHRIS PRENATT In the world of pop-punk, most people flock to the popular artists. Classic bands like Blink-182, New Found Glory, and Fall Out Boy overshadow the...

UNDER REVIEW: Summoner’s Circle – Become None

ARTIST: SUMMONER'S CIRCLE TITLE: BECOME NONE LABEL: PAVEMENT ENTERTAINMENT RATING: 6/10 WORDS: SEAN HUBBARD Summoner’s Circle debut full-length release has been on the books since they released their EP ‘First Summoning’ in 2015 and strives for greatness but...

UNDER REVIEW: Harbinger – Compelled To Suffer

ARTIST: HARBINGER TITLE: COMPELLED TO SUFFER LABEL: SELF-RELEASED RATING: 8/10 WORDS: STEVEN LOFTIN London metal upstarts Harbinger have delivered a debut that fully capitalises on all they've built so far, finally making that move they've been threatening to...

DISCOVERED GUIDE TO SLAM DUNK – as presented by NEW FOUND GLORY

For our final guest guide to SLAM DUNK we're honoured to be joined by NEW FOUND GLORY, who told us who they're most looking forward to seeing this weekend. Watch out this Friday, when we'll...

PRE ORDER ISSUE #59 NOW – PAGAN

pre order issue #59 here In this month's issue we head down under with Australia's hottest punk export, PAGAN. Plus we hit the field and festivals for OUTBREAK, SLAM DUNK, and GROEZROCK. Go behind the...

DISCOVERED GUIDE TO SLAM DUNK – as presented by HOT MILK

Continuing with our Guide To SLAM DUNK series, we asked HOT MILK who their top 5 'must sees' of the festival were, and this is what they said...   GRANDSON This tops all our lists this year,...

UNDER REVIEW: Warmrain – Here Comes The Rain Again

ARTIST: WARMRAIN TITLE: HERE COMES THE RAIN AGAIN LABEL: RAIN RECORDINGS RATING: 8/10 WORDS: JO COSGROVE If there are two words that will trigger automatic interest in a rock band, it is “quintessentially British”. That’s the wording used...

UNDISCOVERED: Fusing metal, hardcore and groove – a Q&A with Stone Hand

FROM: BRIGHTON | FOR FANS OF: LAMB OF GOD Brighton's Stone Hand are the latest rising stars in a new wave of groove, experimenting with different heavy sounds and blending hardcore and metal with the...

UNDER REVIEW: Waste – Honey

ARTIST: WASTE TITLE: HONEY LABEL: SELF RELEASED RATING: 8/10 WORDS: JO COSGROVE The obvious being stated first: there is nothing more alternative than the alternative rock scene. With every band, every song, every album being released every year,...

UNDISCOVERED: Any Given Day – German metalcore powerhouses return to the UK

FROM: GERMANY | FOR FANS OF: BURY TOMORROW, SUICIDE SILENCE  WORDS: JO COSGROVE Taking over the metalcore scene in Germany and bringing it to the world, Any Given Day are continuing their domination with the...

UNDISCOVERED Q&A: A Constant Knowledge Of Death – on running a band via the...

While A CONSTANT KNOWLEDGE OF DEATH's Facebook page lists them as being based out of Long Beach, CA, this is slightly deceptive. In fact, their members live hundreds (thousands?) of miles apart from one...

UNDISCOVERED: ‘Rock isn’t dirty, it’s filthy’ – a Q&A with Carry The Crown

Lincoln based alt-rock up and comers CARRY THE CROWN have been championed by Radio 1 Introducing as ones to watch out for and recently dropped a new release entitled 'I Know You'. The digital...

IN PHOTOS: EMPLOYED TO SERVE – LONDON (with LOATHE)

VENUE: THE GARAGE, LONDON DATE: 10TH MAY 2019 PHOTOS: MATT GABELL EMPLOYED TO SERVE just released their mammoth third album 'Eternal Forward Motion', and celebrated with a show at London's The Garage on 10th May, alongside fellow...

UNDISCOVERED GUIDE TO SLAM DUNK – AS PRESENTED BY LIZZY FARRALL

Having surprise dropped one of THE best pop loving EPs last week in the form of Games, aka 17 minutes of pure pop fuelled blissful bangers, LIZZY FARRALL is quickly becoming one of the leading voices in pop...

UNDER REVIEW: Zig Zags – You’ll Never Take Us Alive

ARTIST: ZIG ZAGS TITLE: YOU'LL NEVER TAKE US ALIVE LABEL: RIDINGEASY RATING: 6/10 WORDS: SOPHIA WATSON With a name like Zig Zags you might be expecting something flamboyant; something like a mix of 80s glam and Queen; something...

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