ALL The Skinny

I'm sitting across from a man dressed as Ned Flanders at Hard Luck in Toronto, holding a joint in his face. He laughs and takes the bait, feeding me the line I was waiting for: "They told me the devil would be attractive."
on Jun 21, 2017
Supporting the release of the new album Two Parts Viper from Atlanta, GA's heavy rock duo ’68, we linked up with Josh Scogin to get this exclusive track-by-track.
on Jun 05, 2017
In our preview ahead of this year's Download Festival, we look at twelve bands you need to check out on the Dogtooth and Avalanche stages if you fancy discovering your new favourite band.
on May 30, 2017
Field Trip's Day Camp will once again offer a variety of programming perfectly suited to little ones that will also give their parents a chance to take a break from the 26 acts that will perform on two stages.
on May 29, 2017
This weekend, buildings across Toronto are opening their doors to the public as part of Doors Open TO, giving them a sneak peek of the rarely seen corners of the cities' most captivating buildings.
on May 27, 2017
PureGrainAudio came up with this in no way definitive list of artists whose sets will be a "Must See" at Field Trip for fans looking to hear brand new songs, that aren't already in steady rotation on their play lists.
on May 23, 2017
We asked some of the bands playing Slam Dunk this weekend for their advice and tips on a range of topics from festival weather to festival love to what you need to bring. Read on...
on May 23, 2017
If you're looking for the best bets to grab a bite to eat at Field Trip, here is PureGrainAudio's in no way definitive (though totally awesome) list of the top five good eats.
on May 18, 2017
All of us at PureGrainAudio are completely devastated by the sudden loss of Chris Cornell today at the age of 52.
on May 18, 2017
PureGrainAudio has come up with a list of the five best bets for festival goers looking to take a break from the musical madness at Field Trip.
on May 16, 2017
There won't be a three-day line-up of hard rock and metal anywhere in North America quite like Rock On The Range 2017.
on May 12, 2017
Ahead of their UK debut later this month, we spoke to New York power-pop band The Dives about the records that changed their lives...
on May 12, 2017
The TOP five most influential albums for UK-based death thrash metal act The Bleeding, who are set to issue their new recording Rites Of Absolution on May 19, 2017!
on May 03, 2017
Alistair Hynes, from the UK pop-punk band 2Far2Jump, gave us a track-by-track explanation into the background behind the band’s new EP, First Attempts At Everything out 5th May.
on Apr 28, 2017
Watch as Lance Marwood attempts to describe an entire subgenre of heavy music using less than 300 words (or, the equivalent of three breaths). This time around... DOOM!
on Apr 20, 2017
From door times to when your favourite band are playing to five bands we reckon are worth getting there early for, here's our handy guide to Scotland's heaviest festival, Heavy Scotland.
on Mar 30, 2017
The 2016 independent thriller directed by Jeremy Saulnier is 94 breakneck minutes of tense, claustrophobic action that will have you gripping the edge of your seat with sweaty palms from start to finish. Here's why it has all the makings to become the next punk rock cult classic.
on Mar 16, 2017
The following five acts are exceptionally unique, adept musicians that I'm excited for you to listen to. You've gotta check out Habibi, Shannon and the Clams, Nice As Fuck, Babymetal and Cherry Glazerr!
on Mar 05, 2017
One of the more unwelcome trends of recent years has been how many of the world’s most celebrated rock venues have closed their doors for the last time.
on Feb 20, 2017
This year we've already seen closures of several notable venues including: Hugh's Room, Soybomb HQ, The Hoxton and most recently, The Silver Dollar Room.
on Feb 18, 2017

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