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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.
The Christmas spirit was flowing as Black Stone Cherry rocked up in Leeds for a night of Southern-rock drenched riffery. Check out our photos and review here.
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!
Hard rock heavyweights, Def Leppard brought their "Best Of" tour to the UK recently where they performed hit album Hysteria in full. Check out the photos and review here.
Whitechapel have unleashed the brutal new single "Black Bear" as the latest taster from their upcoming seventh album The Valley.
Indie fans of all ages poured into the First Direct Arena in Leeds as 90's Indie stars James and The Charlatans performed some of their biggest hits from the era. Check out the photos and review here.
When you're a band, staying true to your art is something that is becoming increasingly more difficult to do. Indie band Free Money plan to buck that trend in 2019 so we spoke to them to find out more.
Ending their "Almost Christmas" tour in Leeds, Bowling For Soup and friends made sure they signed off in fine style with a night of drunken debauchery. Check out the photos and review here.
New Orleans four-piece Cane Hill have released a new video for "Acid Rain" taken from the bands upcoming record titled Kill the Sun which is out via Rise Records on the 18th January 2019.
The Raven Age have annoucned that their upcoming album Conspiracy will be released March 8th and have provided fans with a taster in the form of new song "Fleur De Lis".
Connecticut metal band Currents have debuted the video for their latest single "Forever Marked" from the band’s highly anticipated new EP, I Let The Devil In.
Dutch shredders Legion of the Damned have released the second single off their upcoming album Slaves of the Shadow Realm. Check out "Slaves of the Southern Cross" here.
Papa Roach have released another new track from their upcoming new album Who Do You Know? this time in the form of "Elevate". Check out the lyric video here.
Following on from the new track "Mandatory Butchery", Malevolent Creation have posted a new video online for the savage track "Decimated".
Monster Truck have announced they will be returning in April-May 2019 for a 25 date headline European tour and have released a new video for "Devil Don't Care" to celebrate the news.
In Flames have announced their thirteenth studio album, titled, I, The Mask will be released on March 1st 2019 and have dropped two new tracks as a taster for fans.
There couldn't have been a better surrounding to see Zeal & Ardor than in an actual Church which is exactly what we did. Check out the photos and review here.
Danish rockers Volbeat have released a live clip for the track "For Evigt" taken from their new live album Let’s Boogie! Live From Telia Parken. Check it out here.
Danny Worsnop has released "Little Did I Know", his latest solo single and follow up to "Angels" released earlier this year.
River Becomes Ocean have released "Addicted" their new music video which, as frontman Marvin McMahon says is “Probably the most unconventional and surprising RBO song."
Leading Thai alternative rockers Slot Machine took time out from the studio to talk to us about their new music, the Thai music scene and what 2019 has in store for them.