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.
Steel Panther transported the ecstatic crowd at London, UK’s The Roundhouse back to the ‘80s for a night full of inappropriate jokes, boobs, and good old-fashioned rock n’ roll. What more could one want on a Sunday before the reality of Monday morning comes around again?
Millencolin deliver an enjoyable, but sadly underwhelming, album in SOS (Epitaph Records). It’s punk rock through and through, but beyond that, not much else.
We hooked up with doom metal band Eye of Nix for our new edition of Stereo Six, describing five classic albums (and one curveball) that directly influenced the gloom and doom on their recent Prophecy re-release, Black Somnia.
Northern Ireland’s Jealous of the Birds, aka Naomi Hamilton, joins us fresh off the release of the Wisdom Teeth EP, to list her favourite gender progressive artists as part of our Women of Rock series.
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.
One of the most important lessons the internet has taught us is that those that have something unique to offer are a lot more successful.
Valtakunta (out now via Signal Rex), the latest album by Finland’s Se Lusiferin Kannel, is a chilling, exploratory hour-and-change of seriously dark long-form ambient black metal.
In our new series, One & Done, we profile bands that came into existence and, with their debut album, unknowingly sang their swan song. In our first instalment, we look back at the Sex Pistols and their debut, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols, released October 28, 1977, via Virgin.
One of the most unusual things about Intersubjectivity is that the songs aren’t actually that unusual. Using home-made instruments to create abrasive, aggressive sounds, Cleaning Women are about to release their avant-garde new album via Svart Records.
I love Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’sideas. They are big and they always make everyone stop and listen (whether you agree with them or not). I don’t necessarily agree with all of them, but I do think these are the discussions we need to be having right now!
Man, the Hellcats are dirty. Like, the poker room in the back of a seedy bar dirty. And that’s no disrespect, because they play rock & roll the way it’s intended - loose, groovy, pounding, and DIRTY. The Hex and The Healer is a must-listen!
Glam rockers Mother Feather join us for a new edition of Stereo Six, describing five classic albums (and one curveball) that directly influenced the glammed-up sounds on their most recent Metal Blade Records release, Constellation Baby.
The Convalescence is an Ohio-based symphonic deathcore band about to embark on a short Canadian trek, but before braving the harsh Northern elements, they are joining us for their Top 10 tips for surviving a Canadian winter tour.
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.
Like some marvel of black metal engineering, in Moritat (out via Unholy Conspiracy Deathwork), Der Rote Milan have created an album that is functional in its expression of human darkness, yet aesthetically enchanting at the same time.
A Novelist’s sophomore album Folie shows some glimpses of promise, yet unfortunately has too little of note to impact the wider progressive metal genre.
The eleventh album in Evergrey’s career, The Atlantic (AFM Records), is a return to form for the Swedes, showcasing the band’s ability to meld beautiful music with a vibrant emotional vulnerability.
Wan’s Gamma är äldst, out now via Carnal Records, may be one-dimensional blackened thrash, but on the plus side, it is easy to listen to and plain, simple fun.
Death/doom supergroup, Pulchra Morte join us for the latest edition of our Stereo Six segment, detailing six classic albums that directly influenced the sweet sounds on the band’s debut release, Divina Autem Et Aniles, out now via Ceremonial Records.