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PRESS TO MECO Release New Single and Music Video, ‘Easy Life’

Following an intimate London show, PRESS TO MECO have released a brand new single, ‘Easy Life’ on Marshall Records. A track about handling the ups and downs of working in such a hectic unpredictable industry, ‘Easy Life’...

UNDER REVIEW: As I Lay Dying – Shaped By Fire

  ARTIST: AS I LAY DYING TITLE: SHAPED BY FIRE LABEL: NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS RATING: 8/10 WORDS: RACHAEL DOWD Making their Nuclear Blast debut, the seventh studio album from metalcore outfit As I Lay Dying is their first body of...

LOATHE Release Two New Singles

Experimental metal group LOATHE are readying everyone for their upcoming record with two brand new single releases! They’ve released ‘Gored’ and ‘New Faces in the Dark’, the first lot of new material in over a year, as...

BLACK PEAKS Release New Music Video For ‘King’

Brighton outfit BLACK PEAKS have surprised fans with a surprise release in the form of the single, ‘King’. Released on Rise Records, the song came out with an accompanying music video. It’s the first new taste of...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Senses Fail – From The Depths Of Dreams

WORDS: ROB KENT The year is 2002; eighteen-year-old Buddy Neilson posts an advertisement on the internet with the sole intention of forming a band. Four likeminded individuals resounded and with a common vision, Senses Fail...

UNDER REVIEW: Cult Of Luna – A Dawn To Fear

  ARTIST: CULT OF LUNA TITLE: A DAWN TO FEAR LABEL: METAL BLADE RECORDS RATING: 7/10 WORDS: JO COSGROVE Working hard over the past 20 years to make a diverse post-metal sound that drags listeners in and piques interest with...

UNDER REVIEW: Being As An Ocean – PROXY: An A.N.I.M.O. Story

  ARTIST: BEING AS AN OCEAN TITLE: PROXY: AN A.N.I.M.O STORY LABEL: SELF-RELEASED RATING: 7/10 WORDS: ADAM HOPKIN On face value, with the release of their latest full length, 'PROXY: An A.N.I.M.O. Story', Being As An Ocean couldn’t be...

UNDER REVIEW: Beartooth – The Blackbird Session

  ARTIST: BEARTOOTH TITLE: THE BLACKBIRD SESSION LABEL: RED BULL RECORDS RATING: 9/10 WORDS: JAMES HOLDER For a band that pride themselves on being as loud and as larger than life as possible, a Folk and Country themed acoustic...

UNDER REVIEW: Modern Day Dukes – 100% Full Fat Noise

  ARTIST: MODERN DAY DUKES TITLE: 100% FULL FAT NOISE LABEL: SELF-RELEASED RATING: 8/10 WORDS: JO COSGROVE Describing their record as having "pop harmonies and gnarly punky tones", and mixing in "proggy riffs and structures", Yorkshire-based punk band Modern...

NEW YEARS DAY To Premiere New Music Video For ‘Come For Me’

Being a band that's brand is around the spookiness and intrigue of Halloween, NEW YEARS DAY have scheduled the release for their latest music video for 'Come For Me' tomorrow on YouTube. The video...

THE MENZINGERS Announce New UK and Europe Tour

If releasing a new single and music video isn't too much of a treat already, THE MENZINGERS have also announced dates for a UK and Europe tour in 2020. Following on from their US tour...

THE MENZINGERS Release New Song and Music Video, ‘Strangers Forever’

THE MENZINGERS have released a brand new single, 'Strangers Forever'. If that's not enough, they've released an accompanying music video. The single comes from the band's upcoming record, 'Hello Exile', which is scheduled for...

UNDER REVIEW: Korn – The Nothing

  ARTIST: KORN TITLE: THE NOTHING LABEL: ROADRUNNER RECORDS RATING: 9/10 WORDS: JO COSGROVE It’s been a rough 26 years for nu-metal legends Korn, but that’s not always a bad thing! They’ve conquered the industry by not holding back,...

UNDER REVIEW: ROAM – Smile Wide

  ARTIST: ROAM TITLE: SMILE WIDE LABEL: HOPELESS RECORDS RATING: 9/10 WORDS: CHRIS PRENATT Two years ago, Eastbourne pop-punkers ROAM released 'Great Heights & Nosedives'. That album felt like it didn’t live up to expectations, as though the group...

UNDER REVIEW: Hawk Eyes – Advice

  ARTIST: HAWK EYES TITLE: ADVICE LABEL: DRAKKAR ENTERTAINMENT RATING: 5/10 WORDS: MATTHEW WILSON It’s been four years since the release of Hawk Eyes' last album ‘Everything Is Fine’ and it’s safe to say that the world has changed...

IN-DEPTH: Higher Power – More Than Hardcore

  WORDS: SEAN HUBBARD UK hardcore’s rising stars Higher Power have just wrapped up a huge festival season, including an electric performance at 2000 Trees and a massive Reading & Leeds debut on the Pit stage....

UNDER REVIEW: Black Futures – Never Not Nothing

  ARTIST: BLACK FUTURES TITLE: NEVER NOT NOTHING LABEL: MUSIC FOR NATIONS RATING: 8/10 WORDS: BECTON SIMPSON Unusual duo Black Futures haven’t been along for that long but they’ve certainly managed to successfully create a lot of hype and...

IN-DEPTH: Monolord – The Antithesis Of Intolerance

  WORDS: SEAN HUBBARD The Swedish doom metal trio Monolord are on the verge of releasing their fourth full length studio album, ‘No Comfort,’ which they chose because of the view that “it’s 2019 and a...

UNDER REVIEW: Ceremony – In The Spirit World Now

  ARTIST: CEREMONY TITLE: IN THE SPIRIT WORLD NOW LABEL: RELAPSE RECORDS RATING: 8/10 WORDS: ROB KENT With their sixth full length Ceremony have returned with a record that takes us on a post punk journey that makes for...

UNDER REVIEW: In Search Of Solace – Enslaved To Tragedy

  ARTIST: IN SEARCH OF SOLACE TITLE: ENSLAVED TO TRAGEDY LABEL: SHARPTONE RECORDS RATING: 7.5/10 WORDS: JO COSGROVE Minnesota rockers In Search of Solace are not here to conform to what they’re expected to sound like. Non-conformity isn’t new,...

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