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Parkway Drive: O2 Academy Brixton, London – live review

Parkway Drive | Bury Tomorrow | Thy Art Is Murder O2 Academy Brixton, London 12th February 2016 Parkway Drive’s Ire tour stopped off in London last weekend...

Coheed and Cambria: O2 Ritz, Manchester – live review

Coheed and Cambria|Glassjaw|Crooks  Manchester, O2 Ritz 1st February 2016  Coheed and Cambria return to the UK, with support from post hardcore legends Glassjaw and British band Crooks,...

Ho99o9: The Louisiana, Bristol – live review

Ho99o9 The Louisiana, Bristol 13th December 2015 New Jersey’s much-hyped, chaotic punk duo Ho99o9 make a stop in Bristol as part of an extensive UK tour. Louder...

The Spewmen: War – album review

The Spewmen - War (Closer Records) CD/DL/Vinyl Rating: 8/10 Available now   Joe Whyte reports on The Spewmen's album release and finds something a little out of the ordinary from...

Twisterella Festival: Middlesbrough – festival review

Twisterella Festival Various Venues, Middlesbrough 10th October 2015 Twisterella provided one of the highlights of the year, with an eclectic line up that provided numerous highlights, we...

The St. Pierre Snake Invasion: A Hundred Years A Day – album review

The St. Pierre Snake Invasion - A Hundred Years A Day  CD  Release Date: October 31st 8/10 On their debut full length, The St. Pierre Snake Invasion are...

Modern Life Is War: Reading Festival – live review and interview

Modern Life Is War Reading Festival 28 August 2015 Modern Life Is War emerged from Marshalltown, Iowa to become one of the most influential hardcore punk bands...

Blown Out|Rainbow Grave|Mothwasp: Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham – live review

It negates everything, at one point in 10 Million tons of shit they go through a list of what they hate about you, ‘I hate your pets’ being my favourite, although I’m not sure favourite is the right word. The vocals are harsh and cold but you can understand every word.

Falling Stacks: No Wives – album review

Falling Stacks sound like they are having an enormous amount of fun. The spirit is of an anarchic bunch of delinquents doing whatever the hell they want to in the studio.

Spam Javelin ‘How Can You Die When You’re Already Dead’ – EP review

Spam Javelin 'How Can You Die When You're Already Dead' (Link2Wales) CD/DL Available now You would have thought living within the foothills of the magnificent Snowdonia mountain...

KEN Mode: Success – album review

KEN Mode: Success (Season of Mist records) LP | DL | CD Out now! 6/10 Winnipeg noise outfit KEN Mode resurface with an ambitious sixth album. Lewis Gilmore reviews. Canadian...

Refused: Freedom – album review

With Refused releasing their first album for 17 years, the question on most people's lips is how will it compare to their hugely influential last album, The Shape of Punk to Come





Fold: The Prize – single review

Fold: The Prize (Fold FM) Digital Download/Streaming Available now Yorkshire’s Fold are an intoxicating musical blend of funk,...

Duncan Reid & the Big Heads: Don’t Blame Yourself – album review and interview

Duncan Reid and the Big Heads: Don't Blame Yourself Little Big Head Records Out Now LP/CD/DL Duncan...

Jonny Banger: Diary of a Bootlegger – book review

Diary of a Bootlegger (Rough Trade Books) Out Now Diary of a Bootlegger tells a story...

Nile Marr : interview about his new EP and a musician’s life

The most important thing is that you come away with art. I’m getting to the age where there’s no point complaining about a lack of something happening, no excuse for it if you’re not going to do it yourself. I’ve always had that DIY approach to my own music.”