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IN-DEPTH : THESE STREETS

WORDS BY : DEC SHERRY After taking a brief hiatus, These Streets are back, having played a handful of local shows and finished off working on new...

UNDISCOVERED : Out of Love – The British punk band trying to keep things...

WORDS BY : ETHAN MEGENIS-CLARKE “I think for the first time in our lives we are writing the music we were supposed to write, and it feels great.”...

HOW SLAM DUNK HAS IMPACTED UK ROCK, POP-PUNK, EMO AND ALTERNATIVE MUSIC FESTIVALS

WORDS: KATIE CONWAY-FLOOD Slam Dunk Festival has cemented itself as a central pillar to the UK’s rock, pop-punk, emo and alternative music festivals. From beginning its life in...

Festivals: Not Forgotten – TOP 10 SLAM DUNK MOMENTS FROM OVER THE YEARS

WORDS BY: KATIE CONWAY-FLOOD Slam Dunk Festival has had its fair share of memories over the years. Slam Dunk, which is currently held in UK towns Leeds and...

IN-DEPTH : Bleed From Within – Stitching their future

WORDS : ROB KENT Releasing a record during a global pandemic is arguably a blessing in disguise. The listener is in a position where they can invest...

IN-DEPTH : How to Cope with the World Today – COPE is Hear to...

WORDS BY : Michael Woodworth One of the most exciting parts of being in a band is counting the milestones; from shows to releases, there are many different...

IN-DEPTH: Rotting Out – Redemption

WORDS BY : GEORGIA RAWSON “If the police turn up, we jump on stage, play our set as fast as we can, then bail.” The...

IN-DEPTH: VARSITY – THROUGH THE OTHER-SIDE

WORDS BY : NATASHA WEST Varsity is not standing down in the face of adversity. Releasing an album in the current world situation is brave, but it’s...

FORMAT: JOEL BIRCH – AMITY AFFLICTION

WORDS BY : GEORGIA RAWSON From a very young age it seems we’re all taught that we must never judge things from what we see with the naked...

IN-DEPTH : Casa Loma – This is Coping

WORDS BY : ROB KENT “I did this for sanity” is the bold opening statement from bassist and co-vocalist of Man Overboard Nik Bruzzese, as to how...

UNDISCOVERED : Wild Cat Strike – Strikes While the Iron is Hot

WORDS BY : MICHAEL WOODWORTH It’s been a blur of an isolation. What first started out as a loose, yet stressful transition to a new normal has now...

UNDISCOVERED : TRUTH CULT

WORDS BY : DEC SHERRY Hailing from Baltimore and taking their name from the Lungfish song, Truth Cult are yet another band who’ve put their own unique twist...

How The Great Escape Festival Has Changed The Course Of New Music

WORDS BY : JOSH ABRAHAM “It is the most life-affirming experience, to see your favorite performer on stage, in the flesh” is how Dave Grohl describes the live...

UNDISCOVERED: OVERBITE – SAD DUDES MAKING SAD TUNES

FROM: LEEDS, UK | FOR FANS OF: TRASH BOAT, BOSTON MANOR   WORDS : KATIE CONWAY-FLOOD Leeds-based outfit Overbite are a four-piece band breaking into...

IN THE STUDIO: SAM PURA – PANDA STUDIOS

WORDS BY : KATIE CONWAY-FLOOD Sam Pura is one of the most prominent names in the producing, engineering and mixing world today, having worked on an array of...

IN DEPTH : Bright With Hope And Ambition …Gleemer Takes the Isolation Head On

WORDS BY : MICHAEL 'WOODY' WOODWORTH Of all the industries impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the music industry was one of the hardest hit. Tours had been...

Under The Influence: Twenty One Pilots – Blurryface

WORDS : JO CROSGROVE 2015. The midpoint of the 2010s was an important milestone for most young punk fans. For many, it was the beginning of their punk...

IN DEPTH: UMBRA VITAE – WITHOUT A SHADOW OF A DOUBT

WORDS BY : NATHAN MCLEISH “Life Imitates art” is a phrase used all too often when describing the uncanny connections between creative expression and real life occurrences, and...

An Open Letter To Health By Kier Kemp Of Inklings

In 2017 I was really unwell but refused to admit it to myself. I was stubborn and – in hindsight – in denial. On one particularly stressful day, having just started a new job,...

Programme Skate & Sound – A Match Made in Punk Heaven

WORDS BY : OLIVER LINDOP Sticking through this tough time is a challenge that everyone is facing right now. Stores are closed, businesses are dying and everyone's hair...