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UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Marilyn Manson – Holywood (In The Shadow Of The Valley Of...

WORDS : KARLEY MYALL Marilyn Manson aka Brian Warner, one of the biggest gothic rock legends that alongside him, he carries a whole load of controversy. Whether you...

Under the Influence : A Day to Remember – What Separates Me From You

Words: Woody Woodworth It has been just under 10 years since Florida’s A Day to Remember released their fourth album, and arguably one...

Under The Influence: Paramore- All We Know Is Falling

Words: Karley Myall Paramore, a band that had such a huge impact on the pop-punk and alt-rock industry. The anthology ‘All We Know Is Falling’ celebrated it’s fifthteen...

Under The Influence: Twenty One Pilots – Blurryface

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

Bad Rabbits – The Voice of The Voiceless

WORDS : ROB KENT The state sponsored execution of Tamir Rice. A 12-year-old black child who was gunned down by white cops,” is the cruel reality of...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE – DEATH

WORDS : ROB KENT Sometimes getting the recognition and true status you deserve does not happen in the moment when it is deserved. It occurs after events...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE : Bury Tomorrow – Portraits

WORDS : JOSH ABRAHAM When Bury Tomorrow exploded onto the Southampton music scene it was a clear indication that there was something special there.  Even when the band...

FESTIVALS: NOT FORGOTTEN – THE STORY OF 2000 TREES

WORDS : ALISDAIR GRICE James Scarlett, 2000 Tress organiser talks crowdfunding, personalised portaloos, and the newly announced 2000 Screens online festival. “There’s nothing I...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: THE KILLERS – HOT FUSS

WORDS: KATIE CONWAY-FLOOD From the fabulous land of Las Vegas, Nevada to glittering global hitmakers The Killers have become one of the biggest bands around in 21st century...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: GLASSJAW – EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SILENCE

WORDS : EMANUEL MATOS Detached from hardcore punk's early days in the Lower East Side and Queens, Long Island's relationship with underground music is perhaps New York's...

Under the influence: Nirvana- In Utero

Words: Karley Myall Nirvana, a band that reigned in the 90s like no other, one that was truly a huge revolution within the music industry. That created an...

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...

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...

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...

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...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: PVRIS – WHITE NOISE

WORDS : TASH WEST It’s a difficult thing to do, creating an album that feeds off so many varieties of genre and yet somewhat manages to create an...

KULTURE : Protest Songs – The Power of Music in Politics

WORDS :  HARRY HIGGINSON Right now, protest seems to be the defining word of 2020. Perhaps a few weeks ago this idea would have seemed absurd, but with...

KULTURE : ARE RECORD STORES READY TO RE-OPEN?

WORDS : KATIE CONWAY-FLOOD Even without a global pandemic, it's no secret that sales of vinyl records have drastically demised over the past decade given the staggering...