Managing Editor, UK/EU (London, England, UK)
- Living an almost hermit like existence these days, when not sleeping, slaving over a laptop or at a gig, my time is spent between photographing mixed martial arts, watching shit horror movies and learning to play my slightly battered acoustic guitar. The reason I still do this? Obviously the money, hookers and fast cars, but mainly because Chris lets me indulge my passion for music that sounds like elephants fucking.
Imagine a bar brawl going off while The Ramones play in the background. Well, that's what you can expect when you listen to the new album from PEARS.
Ahead of their tenth anniversary, Slam Dunk organisers have announced their first run of bands. More details inside.
Aussie maulers Aversions Crown are heading back to the UK in January. More details inside.
Birmingham-based Shvpes are soon to hit the road in support of US rock band Nothing More.
New Years Day, Fearless Vampire Killers and Like A Storm all confirmed to tour Europe in January 2016 as guests to Escape The Fate. Full dates inside.
The King Blues announce their return followed by confirmation they will open the 2016 UK dates for Enter Shikari. More details inside.
Following the recent terror attacks in Paris, Devil You Know have cancelled their remaining European tour dates with Five Finger Death Punch. Read their statement inside.
Ex-Three Days Grace frontman Adam Gontier teams up with Staind guitarist Mike Mushok. See what we thought of the first fruits of their partnership here.
Texan outfit Brother/Ghost show that music can be powerful and heavy without the need for breakdowns and screaming. Read our review of their latest album here.
Long-Island rockers get the balance of classic and modern rock jusr right on their new EP. Read our review here.
Dave Mustaine brings thrash titans Megadeth to the UK and, even with the pressures of an impressive supporting cast, still delivers exactly what their headbanging audience wants.
California metallers Devildriver have confirmed details for their new album. Get more info inside.
Knuckle Puck have announced their return to the UK in Spring 2016. Get the dates and details of who is supporting them inside.
Issues will be returning to the UK in 2016 for a run of headline shows in May.
Fearless Vampire Killers will be returning to Ireland next month to support Enter Shikari. Dates inside.
Hatebreed have been confirmed as headliners for next year's Impericon Festival. See who else will be joining Jamey Jasta on the bill.
Capturing the sweat, the ringing ears and the raw rock n' roll of a Black Stone Cherry show, this Blu-ray sets things up nicely for their 2016 arena tour.
With so much depth and complexity, the new album from these Californian's isn't going to be to everyone's taste. Read our thoughts inside.
On The Unconquerable Dark UK heavyweights, Black Tongue, level the opposition with a sound that has just taken heavy music to new depths of despair.
Will the new album from rising band Conquer Divide light up the metalcore scene or is it a case of been there, heard that?