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IN-DEPTH : AJIMAL – WHEN MUSIC MEETS MEDICINE

WORDS : MALVIKA PADIN Newcastle-born, London-based multi-instrumentalist AJIMAL has the ability to blend haunting and bold lyricism with intimate vocals that weave an otherworldly soundscape of unconventional yet natural...

IN-DEPTH : FOUR YEAR STRONG – TWO DECADES OF SPREADING JOY AND BEING...

WORDS : MALVIKA PADIN American pop-punk band Four Year Strong– guitarists/vocalists Dan O'Connor and Alan Day, bassist Joe Weiss, and drummer Jake Massucco – are 19 years into their musical...

IN-DEPTH : DMA’S – THE GLOW

WORDS : MALVIKA PADIN “Our music is often a combination of triumphant soundscapes and introspective, dark lyrics so the message we’d like people to take away is to...

IN-DEPTH : The Acacia Strain – Hate is Not an Option

Words: Woody Woodworth In the blink of an eye, half of 2020 starts to pile up in the rearview mirror while we push to move forward, together. Over...

UNDISCOVERED : Raging Clue

WORDS : JO COSGROVE Raging Clue are rising stars in the Nottingham scene, and they're still so early in their journey together. Forming in 2019, they're determined...

FORMAT : SUNNY SINGH – HATE5SIX

WORDS : EMANUEL MATOS When Sunny Singh started filming hardcore punk shows back in 2008,  more than anything he was following a long tradition of archivists and people...

UNDISCOVERED : EU1OGY

WORDS : Gillian Puma If you were to tell hardcore kids back in the day that rap and punk rock would collide, they’d probably laugh. However in the mid...

HOW GLASTONBURY HAS CHANGED THE IDEA OF A FESTIVAL FOREVER

WORDS: KATIE CONWAY-FLOOD  Glastonbury Festival has long been a staple amongst British live music culture. From its humble beginnings in 1970, with the birth of the one pound...

Under The Influence: Skunk Anansie – Paranoid and Sunburnt

WORDS : GUGULETHU KAMALO It’s been 25 years and it's just as relevant as ever. It’s 1995 Windows has come out with the revolutionary Windows 95 and a young...

IN-DEPTH : Lamb of God – New songs in a new world.

WORDS: OLIVER LINDOP Metal legends, Lamb of God should have been on a sell-out amphitheatre tour of the USA right now promoting their newly released self-titled album. However,...

Under the Influence : Deftones – White Pony

Words : Harry Higginson Limp Bizkit’s infamous Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavoured Water was the most commercially successful nu-metal record of 2000. Dominating the airwaves, ‘Rollin’’...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES – BLOSSOM

WORDS: OTTO BALFOUR The year is 2015. On a note of bittersweet nostalgia, the world was rotating in a simpler fashion. Whilst still having notable tragedies plague...

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE : THESE STREETS – ‘MISERY’

Following groovy-heavy single ‘Stay Awake’, Californian quintet These Streets drop new single ‘Misery’ featuring Desolated.  Taken off their forthcoming full-length Expect The Worst, out August 21st, the high energy track–...

KULTURE : Rejecting the status quo – The relationship between alternative music and the...

WORDS : ELEANOR FORREST Hip hop and alternative music are an unlikely creative duo that both musicians and fans can’t seem to get enough of. The cross-genre collaborations...

UNDISCOVERED : OXYMORRONS

WORDS : BECTON SIMPSON By all accounts 2020’s been a bit of a rough year so far but emerging from the ashes of COVID-19 and the destroyed...

IN-DEPTH : MORTALITY RATE

WORDS : LUCA CESCON When thinking about hardcore and heavy music outside of Europe, it is easy to link all our main thoughts and suggestions to a huge...

In Depth : Jeff Rosenstock – No Dream

WORDS : ETHAN MEGENIS-CLARKE Jeff Rosenstock always has a surprise up his sleeve. Last month, the Los Angeles via Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter released NO DREAM, the fourth solo...

In-Depth : Year Of The Knife – Internal Incarceration

WORDS : LUCA CESCON Is Delaware the new mecca of hardcore music? According to the discography of bands like Simulakra, No Option, Too Late, and Year Of The...

IN-DEPTH : The Naked and Famous

WORDS : JO COSGROVE Forming in the late 2000s, New Zealand electronic outfit The Naked and Famous have been through many ups and downs in their career....

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: CRO-MAGS – ALPHA OMEGA

WORDS : EMANUEL MATOS Cro-Mags's 1992 record Alpha Omega would be considered an anomaly by most standards - A third album where the debut vocalist returned...