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So Stressed: The Unlawful Trade of Greco-Roman Art – album review

Filled with angst and intensity, So Stressed deliver a meticulous slice of violent hardcore, as their insistence on quality shines through.

Download Festival: Donington Park – live review

  Download Festival Donington Park 12 - 15 June 2015  The 13th Download Festival took place at Donington Park from 12 - 15 June 2015. Described...

Temples Festival: Motion Skatepark, Bristol – day two review

Day two of Temples Festival less led by Sunn O))) causing structural damage to people, buildings and instruments. Massive.

Temples Festival: Motion Skatepark, Bristol – day one review

We report back from the second iteration of Temples Festival - one of the world's foremost heavy music celebrations.

Agnostic Front: The American Dream Died – album review

New York hardcore staple veterans Agnostic Front make a triumphant return in 2015 with their eleventh studio album “The American Dream Died”.

Poison Idea: Audio, Glasgow – live review

Long running punk band Poison Idea came to Glasgow earlier this week in support of their new album. Equally long running fan and friend of the band Harry Mulligan was there too.

Poison Idea: Confuse and Conquer – album review

The latest album by Poison Idea begs the question "have they become boring, sad old men or not" thinks Joshua Hart.

Oblivionized: Live is A Struggle, Give Up – album review

UK grind trio OBLVIONIZED drop their debut album, a blistering, godforsaken bastard of a release.

Super Luxury: Ten Solid Years Of Applause – album review

Super Luxury's new album has some of the heaviest, bassiest, and most intense post punk you'll ever hear says an enthusiastic Lee Hammond.

Lightning Bolt: Fantasy Empire – album review

The new album from noise rock icons Lightning Bolt sees them team up with ace label Thrill Jockey.

xRepentancex: The Sickness of Eden – album review

UKHC band XREPENTANCEX slammed down their much anticipated debut long player a couple of weeks ago, an early contender for album of the year.

Xibalba: Tierra Y Libertad – album review

Pomona California five piece Xibalba dropped their eagerly awaited third long player back in January, a colossal fusion of hardcore and death metal.





Hugh Cornwell: Interview

Stranglers legend talks to Dave Jennings about his solo career and how he feels about the band's continuation without him

Watch You Drown : Live 2019 A War Of Words – Album Review

Album Review Watch You Drown : Live 2019 A War Of Words (Wired) CD / DL Out...

RIDE – This Is Not A Safe Place – album review

Louder Than War's Matt Mead reviews the exciting new album from 90's Shoegaze icons RIDE.

The Utopia Strong: The Utopia Strong – album review

The Utopia Strong: The Utopia Strong Rocket Recordings LP/CD/DL Out Now. Modern kosmische via the joined...

Chastity Belt: self-titled – Album review – ‘exemplifying Écriture Féminine in rock’

Album Review Chastity Belt - Chastity Belt (Hardly Art) CD DL LP Cass Out 20 Sept 2019 Fourth,...