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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.
Sid Glover and Rob Ellershaw of Heaven's Basement, together with Tom Harris and Al Junior, have formed new band The Cruel Knives.
Miss Vincent have relased their brand new track "The Lovers", taken from the bands forthcoming EP Somewhere Else due 19th May on Uncle M.
Australian prog-metal band Voyager are back with their sixth album. Ghost Mile will see release on May 12, 2017, however, ahead of its release, the band have posted a new video for the track "Ascension".
Norwegian quintet I, The Betrayer are set to release their new EP, 7, on June 5th 2017 and, ahead of its release, the band are streaming their new single and opening track to the EP, "Credulity" right here.
Yorkshire rockers the Kaiser Chiefs brought the curtain down on their current UK arena run with a gloriously rowdy show in their hometown of Leeds. Check out our review and photos here...
There isn't a moment throughout the course of this punishing lesson in heavy that doesn't leave a bruise on your body.
Guitar virtuoso and rock legend, Steve Hackett (formerly of Genesis), is set to release his latest album The Night Siren on 24th March 2017 through InsideOut Music (Sony).
Swedish melodic Death Metal pioneers At The Gates are ready to break the silence and have checked in with a status update including news of a line-up change...
Wednesday 13 is set to make a return to Dublin and Belfast for two shows before headlining Download's Dogtooth stage at Donington Park in June.
Following last year's huge, sold out, 10th anniversary celebration, the Cheltenham-based, independent, green-fields rock festival 2000trees Festival has announced their second set of acts for this summer's event.
Ahead of the release of their new EP, Lesson Learnt on March 17, Berkshire alt-rockers Elasea stamp their mark on the UK scene with their new video single "Breathe / Lesson Learnt".
Mayday Parade have announced the UK & European leg of their A Lesson In Romantics 10th Anniversary Tour. More details inside...
Melodic metalcore Brits Bleed Again have dropped their video for "Decimate", the second track taken from their highly-anticipated debut album, Momentum.
From Eden To Exile celebrate the release of their new album, Modern Disdain, with the release of a new lyric video for "Volatile". Check it out here...
New Southern Lord signing Crypt Rot are preparing for the release of their debut LP, Embryonic Devils, which is now confirmed for release on 28th April via the label.
Mammothfest organisers have announced 16 new acts for their 2017 event which takes place across Brighton over the weekend of 6-8 October 2017. Get more details inside...
Fresh from announcing the release of their savage new album, There's Something About Beryl, the UK's horror obsessed grindcore band Basement Torture Killings have posted a new video for "The Rat Catcher".
The Long Defeat is for people who've had one too many gut punches from life and just want to scream their fucking lungs out.
Unless you're a hardcore fan of the band, you'll probably just listen to this for eighteen minutes, enjoy it, then stick it with the ever-growing pile of hardcore releases that sound exactly like this does.
The band have made no bones about the shift in style on Suicide Silence and, as I've said, you can see why their fans are split over the move.