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- 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.
Japanese sensation Babymetal have announced they will headline Wembley Arena in London on April 2nd 2016.
New Years Day have confirmed an October 2nd release date for their new album Malevolance.
Swedish doom metal masters Avatarium have today posted the track "Girl With The Raven Mask" online here.
Fresh from the release of their recent album Grievances, Rolo Tomassi are heading out on the road for a November UK tour.
Soilwork are streaming the latest track from their new album online. Check out 'Enemies In Fidelity' here.
If you're going to put out a metalcore album in 2015 it's going to have to be pretty special to get noticed so does the new offering from these Aussie shredders deliver something different?
Satyricon classic 'Nemesis Divina' to get reissue in 2016 to celebrate 20th anniversary. Satyr comments on plans for the celebration.
The Melvins have announced details of a full European tour for September/October 2015. Get full details of what to expect and the dates inside.
Following the release of their recent EP, pop-punks Zebrahead have announced details of their new full-length studio album Walk The Plank.
Pop punk stars All Time Low have announced details of a UK arena tour for February 2016. Full list of dates inside.
The Winery Dogs have confirmed that they will release their new album, Hot Streak on October 2nd. Full details inside.
Hardcore stalwarts Terror return with The 25th Hour, another album demonstrating there is still plenty of rage in their hardcore bones.
Armed with an acoustic guitar and a plastic bag full of frustration, Casey Bolles unleashes his dark poetry on the world. Read our thoughts here...
Bangkok street-punks Meanwhile In Laos have a lot to get off their chest if the lyrical commentary on their new album is any indicator. Read our review of their debut here.
It's been twenty years since LA metallers Fear Factory released their genre-smashing Demanufacture album so does their new album see them still managing to smash down the boundaries of heavy music?
Aurora, the new album from LA alt-pop-metal troop Awaken The Empire, has just enough infectious pop hooks to make sure your mind doesn't wander too far from the music.
This new EP from Plymouth post-hardcore chaps Patrons sets things up nicely for a future that hints at something quite magical.
Fort Minor, the band featuring Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park, have announced their first UK show as part of a European tour.
Bucharest metallers Goodbye To Gravity will release their second full-length album entitled Mantras of War on October 30th via Universal Music Romania.
High On Fire have announced details of a full European tour in support of their new album. Full dates listed inside.