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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
After careful consideration, our staff has curated an unquestionable list of 31 of the catchiest and most addictive rock, metal and punk/hardcore songs of 2016. Now let's all relax, grab a beer, kick back and relive our favorite tracks of the year.
on Jan 31, 2017
Flint, Michigan metal quintet It Lies Within are in the midst of their December 2016 "The 11th Plague Tour" and the guys were rad enough to send over this awesome 12-track "Tour Playlist" for us all to enjoy!
on Dec 14, 2016
We have the pleasure of sharing this exclusive track-by-track wherein Chicago, Illinois-based Death/Doom Metal band, Cokegoat discusses each of the seven songs on their new album Drugs And Animals.
on Dec 12, 2016
The guys in Sweden's Långfinger, a killer heavy rock trio, were kind enough to share this exclusive track-by-track guide of each of the 10 songs on their latest Small Stone Records release, Crossyears.
on Dec 09, 2016
The Mayor of Toronto, John Tory, keeps noting how Toronto is a music city. Then why does the reality of the situation feel so completely different? Read our thoughts here....
on Dec 06, 2016
It ain’t always buckles, boots and spurs in Texas, they have some long-haired, screamin' demons slashing the masses with their ear-splitting tunes. This time around, we pay homage to underground five rock/metal bands from West Texas.
on Dec 03, 2016
Ahead of the release of their debut EP, Lost Sense Of Life, this coming Friday, emerging South West metalcore unit ‘From Rust’, reveal the inspiration behind the five tracks that make up the EP.
on Nov 21, 2016
Having put their own twist on your favourite metal classics, we thought it would be a bit of fun to ask Timia, Jen and Zan's (AKA. The Lounge Kittens) what their favourite cover versions are. Read on to find out...
on Nov 20, 2016
Birmingham rockers Light The Skies have just issued their new EP Human and have given us the lowdown on each of the six tracks right here...
on Oct 27, 2016


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