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From Thursday 10 December 2020

Respire – ‘Black Line’

Releasing an album in December isn’t usually advisable – most publications find themselves distracted by their end of year lists from mid-November onwards, and anything that comes after that tends to get left in a sort of limbo before the new year begins. One album that deserves to rise

Monday 30 November 2020

INTERVIEW: Venom Prison

Monday 26 October 2020

Sugar Horse release new single ‘The Great Shame’

Bristol-based post-grunge sad bois Sugar Horse have just released ‘The Great Shame’, accompanied by a bloody bleak music video. You can check it out below. Rather than try and sum it up, here’s what Sugar Horse frontman Ashley Tubb had to say about it: “The idea for The Great Shame started

Tuesday 20 October 2020

CLT DRP – “I don’t care how much you love Harry Potter”

Friday 09 October 2020

Touche Amore – ‘Lament’

It’s been four years since Touche Amore released ‘Stage Four’ – a devastating record built thematically around vocalist Jeremy Bolm losing his mother to cancer, covering all the mourning, regret and hindsight that comes with loss in such painstaking detail that many found it difficult to listen to. New

Friday 02 October 2020

Svalbard – ‘When I Die, Will I Get Better?’

Bristol-based post-crust quartet Svalbard have been an active part of the UK’s underground music scene since 2012, and have been steadily building up their reputation as one of our most exciting exports ever since. 2018’s stellar album ‘It’s Hard To Have Hope’ was critically lauded, most notably for its

Thursday 24 September 2020

The Ocean – ‘Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic’

Let’s skip the usual journalistic pussyfooting and get to the point: this band should be fucking massive. An effortless amalgam of the swirling, syncopated rhythms of Tool, the progressive theatrics of Mastodon, and the full-throated post-sludge of Cult Of Luna; The Ocean have been the best kept secret in

Deftones – ‘Ohms’

Deftones burst onto the scene in 1995 with their debut album ‘Adrenaline’, and have been one of the biggest bands in alternative music ever since. They’re a band that people respect even if they aren’t fans, largely because they’ve always forged their own path and have never allowed themselves

Saturday 20 June 2020

‘I could float here forever’ – a tribute to ‘white pony’ on its 20th anniversary

Thursday 18 June 2020

Lamb Of God – ‘Lamb Of God’

Since their formation in the mid-late 90s, Lamb Of God have become one of the biggest, most successful and most enduring bands in heavy music. They seem to be one of those rare bands that are liked, or at least respected, by hardened underground metalheads and casual, surface-level metal