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PREMIERE: SWITCHDOWN – WITHOUT IT

2020 has all around been, well a bit of a weird year, but as we head into the last month of it all, rather than look back pessimistically, we can look back...

COVER STORY: BANE – A LIFETIME IN HARDCORE

WORDS: TIM BIRKBECK As the final notes of Swan Song rung out at the The Palladium in Worcester, MA it signified the the end of an era for...

IN DEPTH: HATEBREED – AN ENTERNITY OF LEADERSHIP

WORDS: ROB KENT Connecticut's own Hatebreed are legends within heavy music. This band took the Hardcore scene to the next level in the late nineties and are heavily...

IN DEPTH: KILLER BE KILLED – DECONSTRUCTION

WORDS: TOM COLES Supergroups are good, actually. In a year like this the spirit of collaboration is a Good Look, which has been explored everywhere from collaborative...

UNDISCOVERED PREMIERE: STAGE MOMS – SOPHOMORE SLUMP

In this day and age it's very easy for an artist to reach the sophomore slump, the second album syndrome, and in many ways as we all transition into a new world...

UNDISCOVERED: BAD/LOVE – AN OPEN LETTER

WORDS: JO COSGROVE There have always been exciting things bubbling from the music scene in Melbourne, and Bad/Love is one of the most exciting acts right now. Coming together...

PREMIERE: AIM HIGH – GENDER NEUTRAL HAPPY MEAL

There's something about pop punk that sometimes makes it come and go, but for American outfit, Aim High, and with their forthcoming record, Local Band Forever, already have seen support from the...

YEAR OF THE KNIFE: A NEW WAY OUT

WORDS: HARRY HIGGINSON Internal Incarceration is a record certainly fitting for a time where, more than ever, many of us are isolated, trapped at home, unable to safely...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: BRING ME THE HORIZON – THERE IS A HELL BELIEVE ME...

WORDS: ALISDAIR GRICE Metalcore behemoths and genre chameleons Bring Me The Horizon are not unfamiliar with avoiding the line of best fit, having been the poster boys of...

UNDISCOVERED: BOUNDARIES – BREAKING THE MOULD

WORDS: MICHAEL WOODWORTH midst the uncertainty of a global pandemic and what seems like an all out war revolving around democracy, the arts are on the backburner of...

IN DEPTH: GREG PUCIATO – THE CREATOR

WORDS: ROB KENT The Dillinger Escape Plan was a band that changed the metalcore genre. But in 2017 and twenty strong years, the band sadly decided that their artistic...

IN DEPTH: LIKE MOTHS TO FLAMES – TIME TO FLY

WORDS: MICHAEL WOODWORTH Bringing back the music scene has been an increasingly arduous task for since a heart-wrenching shutdown due to the COVID pandemic. Music fans of all...

IN DEPTH: SVALBARD – HERE’S TO HOPING

WORDS: LUCA CESCON If you are not into Svalbard, you are probably missing one the best heavy bands in the game, and actually one of the best contents-delivery act...

IN DEPTH: ANTI-FLAG – A NEW AGE

WORDS: MICHAEL WOODWORTH Just over thirty years ago, Anti-Flag hit the punk rock scene, tackling major political issues in their work; they’ve been witness to four presidents and...

IN DEPTH: PALM READER – A DEEPER PASSION

WORDS: SEAN HUBBARD In a tumultuous year, Palm Reader have had a more difficult time than anyone else. Alongside the cancellation of live shows (literally the only way...

IN DEPTH: WORLD BE FREE – NEW FREEDOM

WORDS: HARRY HIGGINSON World Be Free aren’t your typical hardcore band. The brainchild of Terror frontman Scott Vogel, the band’s lineup features members of titans like Strife, Judge and...

IN DEPTH: LAURA JANE GRACE – LADY OF THE LAND

WORDS: GEORGIA RAWSON Stay alive. Two amazingly simple words that hold the emotional weight of an entire global population, and for activist and punk musician,...

UNDISCOVERED: POWER ALONE

WORDS: LUCA CESCON FROM: CALIFORNIA | FOR FANS OF: YEAR OF THE KNIFE While looking for some new music to start listening to,...

IN DEPTH: FOR THE CHILDREN, A UNITED HARDCORE

WORDS: GEORGIA RAWSON Whilst various genres of music over the decades have been laced within social and political change, in the current state of the world one...

UNDISCOVERED: ADMISSIONS RELEASE THE HALLOWEEN ANTHEM OF THE YEAR

FROM: ESSEX, UK | FOR FANS OF: MARMOZETS Saying that someone is releasing THE halloween anthem of the year is a pretty big statement, especially with so much...