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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...

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...

IN DEPTH: DEVIL DRIVER – THE TIME TO PURGE

WORDS: MICHAEL WOODWORTH A lot can happen in two decades; an intricate universal flow found deep in every single person, pushing them in the direction of their fate....

IN DEPTH: MADINA LAKE – A FRESH START

WORDS: CORAL JAMES ADAMSON Since releasing ‘Playing With Fire’ back in April, Madina Lake have been getting ready to launch their new E.P ‘The Beginning of New Endings’. Whilst...

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: 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,...

IN DEPTH: GHØSTKID – A NEW VISION

WORDS: KARLEY MYRALL Whilst this year has been filled with a lot of chaos and the uncertainty of what’s next. The music industry is still taking an immense...

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...

IN DEPTH: THE FRONT BOTTOMS – DOING FINE

WORDS: MEGAN WALDER “Wow. Damn. If only I’d have known”, Brian laughs about his statement in April that 2020 was already a “disaster”. Five months later and here...

IN DEPTH: CHAMBER – KNOWN SACRIFICE

WORDS: MICHAEL WOODWORTH Life can be unfair; bad hands can be dealt and anything can happen. In March, the music industry took a nearly fatal blow due to...

IN DEPTH: SALEM – A NEW PUNK AWAKENING

WORDS: TATE POWELL Lockdown has undoubtedly been a difficult time for most - so to spice it up a little, the Creeper frontman returns, along with Matt Reynolds...

IN DEPTH: SEAWAY – RIDING THE NEW WAVE

WORDS: MICHAEL WOODWORTH Starting all the way back in 2011, Seaway were just starting off in the industry. Young and wide-eyed, looking to just make a name for...

IN DEPTH: NASTY – REALISM WHERE IT COUNTS

WORDS: ROB KENT “Nasty has always stood out in what we do, so why would we change?” This bold statement summaries the entire approach that Belgum beatdown...