ALL Reviews

It is one again that joyous time of the year and we are running down the Top 10 Christmas songs that’ll get you in the spirit while staying true to your favourite heavy artists, including Motionless In White, Type O Negative, Issues, Breathe Carolina, All Time Low and more.
on Dec 05, 2018
It’s not an easy task to create uplifting hardcore music, but CardiaC undoubtedly achieve just that. Their latest offering, Mañana No Serà Otro Día Igual, via Tenacity Music, is bone-crunchingly heavy throughout, and the driving energy never lets up.
on Dec 05, 2018
All in all, this is a fine example of AFI’s talents and demonstrates the band’s ability to write crowd-pleasing music. The Missing Man is simply a taster, and this appetizer will leave you hungry for more!
on Dec 04, 2018
Cincinatti pop-rock quintet Colly, who recently dropped their single “Shelter Me” on Paid Vacation Records, join us for a Stereo Six to list the records that have most influenced their sound.
on Dec 04, 2018
Supporting all-female rockers Hinds, both Fling and Sports Team gave good accounts of themselves on a Thursday night in tiny Leeds venue. Check out our review here.
on Dec 03, 2018
Northern Ireland’s alt-rock trio, Therapy?, triumph with a superb London show at O2 Academy Islington, promoting new album Cleave out now on Marshall Records. Openers were King Creature.
on Nov 30, 2018
We will, we will... give you four ways Rami Malek absolutely nails the role of Freddie Mercury in the recent Bohemian Rhapsody film.
on Nov 28, 2018
Classic industrial metal band Pitchshifter, along with Earthtone9, hit The Garage in London for a show that proved the fact that both bands’ music has stood the test of time.
on Nov 28, 2018
The ever growing popular keto fat bomb is becoming a mainstay snack in the ketogenic diet. Toronto chef Danny P. lays out all you need to do with his “Bongripper Fat Bombs” recipe.
on Nov 27, 2018
Sabaton inductees need look no further than Carolus Rex – this is the album that encapsulates the band’s unique style and sensitive subject matter, whilst still delivering a full-length that maintains consistency after six years.
on Nov 27, 2018
While the mood of the do-it-yourself attitude of early second-wave black metal is all but absent on this tribute record, it is still a delight in terms of nostalgic charm – and while the holistic impression of the record is a little awkward and (obviously) not fresh, original creative output – but the admiration these bands hold for the halcyon days of black metal yore, and for Burzum, is undeniable.
on Nov 27, 2018
Ahead of the release of their new single, emerging Brit rockers Sonder spoke to us about the songs that had the biggest impact on their sound.
on Nov 27, 2018
As we bring November to a close soon, let us get you better acquainted with our “190 Proof” artist of the month, hardcore and punk band American Standards. Find out why they should be on your radar now, and for 2019!
on Nov 26, 2018
Conceptually, Confusion Species by Oxygen Thief is a thought-provoking stroke of genius, but it is far from the sort of album you can throw on in the background.
on Nov 26, 2018
Florida emo pioneers Dashboard Confessional make a triumphant return to the UK with a superb performance at London’s Koko supported by Black Foxxes.
on Nov 25, 2018
American post-hardcore band, Our Last Night, hit Cape Town for a show at Mercury Live, along with support from Atlantic South, OneDaySky, You, Me and Harmony, and Last One Alive.
on Nov 23, 2018
Disturbed’s newest album, Evolution (out now via Reprise Records), demonstrates what happens when a metal band grows together and ages well, like a bottle of fine scotch.
on Nov 23, 2018
Ahead of the January 2019, release of their seven-song album Kindred: Act I, we connected with Red Cain vocalist Evgeniy Zayarny for a guest blog about their incredible lead single, “Wing of the Crow”, featuring Kobra And The Lotus front woman, Kobra Paige.
on Nov 22, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving to our brothers from the south! In celebration of the creators of Black Friday, we we honour the prince of darkness, Ozzy Osborne, and his band Black Sabbath, not to mention the Americanos Pantera and Black Flag.
on Nov 22, 2018
Chthonic’s newest album, Battlefields of Asura, ties together the events of their past four recordings to create a cohesive narrative that discusses the nuances and intricacies of rewritten history and activism. In this longform article, we explore the mythology and history which is interwoven in their lyrics.
on Nov 22, 2018

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