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From Thursday 25 June 2020

New Found Glory – ‘Forever And Ever x Infinity’

When it comes to alternative music, and especially the fickle land of pop punk, no band gets to have a 20+ year career without having something special about them. Among them, and showing no signs of slowing down, are New Found Glory; with more than two decades of ups

Thursday 30 April 2020

GroundCulture – ‘How Well Do You Really Know Yourself?’

From Parkway Drive and Architects, to Knocked Loose, Code Orange and myriad bands in between, it’s hard to remember a time the heavy music scene was in such an internationally magnificent state as it is now. As the bigger names find themselves landing coveted festival headline slots once reserved

Wednesday 29 April 2020

INTERVIEW: Chapter and Verse

Monday 20 April 2020

Chapter and Verse – ‘Love & Error’

2019 was quite the year for Chapter and Verse. After they made their way around the UK supporting the likes of Emarosa, Poets of The Fall, and Press To Meco, as well as squeezing in their own headline shows and the release of sophomore EP ‘Glow’, we didn’t have

Wednesday 15 April 2020

Enter Shikari – ‘Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible’

Is there any success story in the British alternative music scene quite like that of Enter Shikari? These four champions of the underdog, of intensely exciting live performances, of the weird, the wonderful and the fantastic – over the course of the last thirteen years, they’ve become interwoven in

Friday 10 April 2020

INTERVIEW: Lizzy Farrall

Tuesday 10 March 2020

LIVE: Beartooth / The Amity Affliction / Higher Power @ Academy 1, Manchester

If you were to suggest that many bands have had a bigger few years than Beartooth since the release of third album ‘Disease’, we’d struggle to believe you. Not that they were in any way a small band before this – Caleb Shomo has been a well known part

Monday 09 March 2020

LIVE: GroundCulture / Black Coast / Starved / Cut Short @ Satan’s Hollow, Manchester

Manchester, like most major cities, has its fair share of venues scattered across the city, with many doubling as pubs, clubs, cafes, and student unions. None, though, have quite the same impact as Satan’s Hollow; there’s a reason so many bands make reference to it on later tours, helped

Friday 28 February 2020

LIVE: All Time Low / Venus @ Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

If you were to say that you were off to see All Time Low, the last place you’d expect to find yourself these days is outside a small, pub-like building on the outskirts of Leeds. And yet, here we are. True to Northern form, there’s been snow for much

Thursday 27 February 2020

Four Year Strong – ‘Brain Pain’

When it comes to discographies, there are few with such a consistent reputation for excellence as Four Year Strong. From the moment they exploded with ‘Rise Or Die Trying’ in 2007, the masters of riff have filled our ears with majestic anthems and breakdown fests – even a slight