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UNDER THE INFLUENCE: All Time Low – Nothing Personal

WORDS: JO COSGROVE As summer approaches and festival season is brought on, every member of the pop-punk community takes their cue to start playing their loudest, proudest, bounciest hits from the 2000s scene. This was...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: FALL OUT BOY – FROM UNDER THE CORK TREE

WORDS: JO COSGROVE 2005 was such an important year for the pop-punk genre. The year of smudged eyeliner, striped gloves, and more colours in an emo kid’s hair than in a rainbow. It also brought...

MORE THAN A SIDE PIECE: THE SIDE PROJECTS YOU NEED TO CHECK OUT NOW

Throughout popular culture the side piece has always been mused at as two things. It’s either that sassy secret that keeps blowing up your phone when you’re with your main piece, or it’s the...

AN OPEN LETTER TO: THIS IS HELL – SUNDOWNING

This May will be 13 years since ‘Sundowning’ was released. 13 fucking years! At this age we could tell “Sundowning” to go to it’s room, but it would probably mouth off to us, put a Hope...

IN DEPTH: KNOCKED LOOSE – BENEATH THE SURFACE

WORDS: JACK MOBLEY Since the release of ‘Laugh Tracks’ in 2016, Knocked Loose have been one of the hottest commodities in the hardcore/metal scene and rightly so! Melding together a combination of brutal breakdowns,...

In Depth: Emmure – In to Quái Vật

WORDS / PHOTOS: GEORGIA RAWSON Emmure. A name that has always been followed by controversy, but made more than just progression in it’s wake. But whether you hate them or love them, their music and...

THE UNDISCOVERED GUIDE TO GROEZROCK 2019

Ah festival season. Whilst it's a time to see a million of your favourite bands rolled into one line up (or field), it's also one of the best times for new music discoveries. We...

IN THE STUDIO: LIZZY FARRALL – NO PLACE LIKE HOME

WORDS: YASMINE SUMMANN “There’s no place like home” that statement has always echoed into fragments of my life. After watching Judy Garland brace into the unknown with nothing but sparkly shoes and her dog from...

FORMAT: GOUGE AWAY – ZINE BETWEEN THE LINES

WORDS: ADAM HOPKIN PHOTOS: TOMMY CANTWELL | CHRISTINA MICHELLE  “I feel like the more that we put out there, the more people will get our personalities and who we actually are”, insists Christina, vocalist of...

IN DEPTH: THE BRAVE – CHANGING PERCEPTIONS OF HEAVY MUSIC

WORDS: SOPHIA WATSON With a mantra like “tour, tour, tour” it’s no surprise that Brisbane's up and coming metalcore monarchs The Brave have rallied a reliable fan base across their homeland with their honest lyrics...

IN DEPTH: Puppy – Doing Things Their Way

WORDS: ADAM HOPKIN In a cutthroat business where success can be instantaneously measured by how well you line the pockets of the industries’ upper echelons, artists find themselves scrambling for not only influence and to...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Nirvana – Live At The Paramount

This Friday 12th April, Nirvana are set to release their legendary concert 'Live At The Paramount' on vinyl for the first time. To celebrate, we revisited the album and the performance and discussed Nirvana's...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Thrice – The Artist In The Ambulance

To celebrate Thrice's recent re-release of three previous albums on vinyl - Vheissu, The Red Sky EP and The Artist in the Ambulance - we took a trip back in time to check out...

LA DISPUTE: LOOKING FOR HOBBIES: An open letter to ‘Somewhere At The Bottom Of...

La Dispute's classic album 'Somewhere At The Bottom Of The River Between Vega And Altair' will celebrate its ten year anniversary in November. It was their debut, and one that firmly established them as a...

SHRED: A SKATE TALK WITH ANGEL DU$T

WORDS: GEORGIA RAWSON | PHOTOS: APOLLINE CORNUET Skateboarding. It’s all about the balance. If you put too much weight on the back you’re gonna tip your board backwards. Too much weight on the front and...

IN DEPTH: Holding Absence – Passion & Honesty

WORDS: SARAH SHODIPE It’s almost an oxymoron these days for a band that finds its following through social media to be humble and earnest. Let’s face it, Twitter and its ilk can be a breeding...

TO THE FRONT: THE WOMEN LEADING THE INDUSTRY – PART 1

Whilst we're all about seeing the women of the world, and of the music world up on the stage, like all industries and well oiled machines there are those ensuring that everything runs smoothly. Just...

REBEL WOMAN: WHY BIKINI KILL’S REUNION IS MORE CRUCIAL THAN EVER BEFORE

WORDS: EMMA MURPHY In 1989 Kathleen Hanna boarded a bus from Olympia to Seattle to meet her hero, feminist writer Kathy Acker. When Acker asked Hanna why she wanted to do spoken word she replied,...

LOUDER THAN WAR: THE ICONS WHO CHANGED THE WORLD OF MUSIC FOR WOMEN

WORDS: EMMA MURPHY | INTRO: GEORGIA RAWSON "Other people will call me a rebel, but I just feel like I'm living my life and doing what I do. Sometimes people call that rebellion, especially when...

NO ROOM FOR THE ‘FEMINAZI’ – WHY THE TERM NEEDS TO GO AS DISCUSSED...

WORDS: SERENA CHERRY “To Everyone Who Has Called Me a Feminazi, What exactly do you mean when you brandish the term “Feminazi?” Do you genuinely equate women fighting for equal rights with oppressive right-wing dictatorship? Where...