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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.
Sludgecore leviathans Mastiff pick six of the albums that inspired the filth soaked sound on their recent album Plague. Find out what they picked here.
Swedish black/death metal quartet Diabolical have been plying their trade for nearly 25 years now, so does their fifth offering, Eclipse, see them straying from their well-trodden path? Read our review to find out.
Our mailbox is flooded on a daily basis with new sounds, so we’ve rounded up some of the best to get you through the next seven days. Enjoy!
Florida rapper Denzel Curry shows how vital and influential Rage Against The Machine still are with a devastating cover of their hit anthem "Bulls On Parade". Check it out here.
A lot has changed for Harry Radford, frontman with Call Me Amour. Along with a new single, "Tourniquet", the band played their first show recently so we caught up with Harry to find out more about the last two years and the future.
While not being a gamechanger, Dark Dive, the new album from Portuguese metallic hardcore band Push!, packs enough punch and mosh to keep the hardened metallic hardcore fan happy.
While the rest of Manchester partied 'til it puked, Sabrina Ramdoyal got these awesome photos of LA sleaze rockers Steel Panther along with support act Gus G.
Scottish indie-pop 3-piece Stillhound have released a brand new electronic-tinged single “Walk In The Park” from the new self-titled album due this March and are premiering their new video right here.
Following on from the successful release of their debut album Penumbra, we spoke to London progressive tech metal outfit Khaidian about the records and bands that changed their lives as well as getting them to pick their own favourite Khaidian release to date.
Fever 333 have shared their official music video for "One Of Us" another incendiary track from their critically-acclaimed new album Strength In Numb333rs.
The announcements for Slam Dunk's 2019 line-up have been coming in thick and fast recently with the final bands for the weekender being announced along with details of the Acoustic Stage.
In this new video clip, Avantasia's, Tobias Sammet talks about the track "Requiem for a Dream" a track taken from their upcoming new rock opera Moonglow.
Rising London cinematic-electronic trio Komraus are set to release their debut album Untie The Ropes on February 15th but we're streaming the whole thing here ahead of that date.
Bloodstock organisers have given us a lovely treat in time for Valentine's Day with the news that five more bands have been added to the line-up including Canadian hardcore maulers Cancer Bats.
Behemoth' long-awaited return to the UK saw them roll into Manchester at the weekend bringing with them an arena-sized performance. They were joined on the trek by Swedish legends At The Gates and Wolves In The Throne Room.
Hotly tipped Southampton metalcore bruisers Our Hollow, Our Home have released a video for fan favourite, “Wraiths”, taken from their monstrous new album In Moment // In Memory.
Seeing pop-punk stars Busted in a venue as tiny as the Brudenel Social Club is a rare occurance so we jumped at the offer of joining a few hundred hardcore fans for one of three album launch shows the band played on the same day.
Usually seen rocking the foundations of venues like this one, classic Brit rockers Thunder brought their stripped back "Please Remain Seated" tour to York so we went along to check it out.
Having just dropped their new album, Dark Dive, we spoke to Portuguese hardcore band Push! about their local scene getting the lowdown on their favourite venues, bands and places to hang out.
London electro-indie outfit Bastille put on a mesmerising visual and audio extraveganza for fans in Manchester recently and you can check out our review and photos here.