Interview: Anti-Flag [May 2015]

Celebrating twenty years as a band is an achievement not many can boast about, but political-punk heroes Anti-Flag have overcome all circumstances and return this year with new album ‘American Spring’. We caught up with Justin Sane to find out what it takes to keep the passion for their music alive for so long. Let’s […]

Interview: Modern Life Is War [April 2015]

Veteran hardcore outfit Modern Life Is War headed over to the UK for a short run alongside French hardcore duo Birds In Row and Swedish rockers Terrible Feelings. Before laying waste to Camden’s Underworld, we caught up with Modern Life Is War to discuss today’s hardcore scene, their history and the anniversary of the highly […]

Interview: Hop Along [April 2015]

Alternative four-piece Hop Along have been gathering attention since the release of 2012’s ‘Get Disowned’. Now being able to call a host of veteran bands fans, the Philadelphia outfit are on the verge of stepping further up with the release of the incredibly accomplished and notably unique ‘Painted Shut’. Crammed full of emotion and seething […]

Interview: METZ [April 2015]

Having propelled themselves to the forefront of various alternative scenes with the release of their debut full-length, Canadian noise-punks METZ have been hard at work creating an equally dense and raucous follow-up. With ‘II’ scheduled to drop on the 4th May via Sub Pop Records, we spoke to Chris Slorach about the album’s creation, their […]

Palm Reader review their new record, ‘Beside The Ones We Love’

Woking five-piece Palm Reader released their thunderous sophomore album, ‘Beside The Ones We Love’ earlier this month. Dominated by complex time-signatures, a heavier sound and some unexpected twists and turns, the record has been turning plenty of heads, and lighting a fire underneath the British hardcore scene. With nods to powerhouses of both hardcore and […]

Introducing: Sumo Cyco

Sumo Cyco’s theatrically named Sever isn’t new to the music industry. Despite the relative young age of the Canadian punk-metal meets dancehall four-piece, the vocalist boasts a previous life as teen popstar, Skye Sweetnam. “I found rock, punk and metal along my journey growing up, but things were going so well I didn’t have a […]

Interview: Billy Talent [April 2015]

The legendary Billy Talent have recently released their greatest hits album, ‘Hits’, but this is by no means the end for them. We spoke to bassist Jon Gallant about the new album they’re working on now, what has kept them together for 21 years, and how they will always pick quality over quantity. How does it […]

Interview: Birds In Row [April 2015]

The European hardcore and punk scene has been a thing of legend for some time now. It has produced some of the finest music from the entire spectrum of aggressive music, and played a huge part in influencing a lot of bands across the world. One of the most inventive bands to come out of […]

Introducing: The Autumn Ravine

The Autumn Ravine released their latest single ‘A Little Sleep’ just over a month ago – and it is phenomenal. Frontman Damon Griffiths displays colossal talent with his huge vocals, while their ambient-like riffs crescendo and fall in waves of pure energy and bliss. Hailing from East Sussex and Kent, this lot are slowly but […]

Interview: Funeral for a Friend [April 2015] 

We caught up with Funeral For A Friend guitarist Kris Coombs-Roberts to talk about their new album, how it feels to one of the last Welsh bands standing, and what it’s like to still be recognised for your first album more than anything else. You’ve just released your seventh album, which is an achievement for […]