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LIVE: Download Festival 2023 – Saturday

Dust. That’s the name of the game. On the hottest day of the weekend, with not a drop of rain in site and tens of thousands of people making tracks towards the water and merch lines now fighting for their life, Donington has gone from a verdant green field

Thursday 01 December 2022

Top 25 Albums Of The Year

Friday 04 November 2022

LIVE: Alexisonfire / Boston Manor / Higher Power @ O2 Academy Brixton

After releasing their first studio album in over a decade, it’s fair to say this is the most excited fans have been to see Alexisonfire in a long time. Armed with an album’s worth of new music, as well as old favourites, tonight’s Brixton headliner is a

Alexisonfire @ O2 Academy Brixton

Thursday 23 June 2022

Alexisonfire – ‘Otherness’

About ten years ago, Alexisonfire broke the hearts of the post-hardcore adoring masses all over the globe when they revealed that they’d be going on an indefinite hiatus. A band that had touched and inspired a generation of misunderstood and misrepresented youth, coming to a gut-wrenching halt in

Tuesday 21 June 2022

Slam Dunk North 2022

LIVE: Slam Dunk Festival 2022 @ Hatfield Park, Hatfield

The sun is finally promising to shine through ominous clouds, music lovers have dusted off their Doc Martens, flannel shirts and checkered Vans and festival season is back, baby – for real this time. A week later than usual thanks to the Queen’s jubilee, alternative kids congregate

Thursday 06 June 2019

LIVE: Alexisonfire @ Alexandra Palace, London

The contrast between the refined Victorian embellishments of Alexandra Palace’s entrance hall and the rough edges of its populace tonight is beautiful. There are fishnets and Docs, ripped jeans and tattoos, bobbing heads in all colours imaginable, and band shirts – a sea of them, many representing headline act

Wednesday 20 June 2018

Download 2018 Sunday

LIVE: Download Festival 2018 – Sunday

Download Festival is arguably the biggest and best heavy metal festival in the UK. The hallowed grounds of Donnington have seen just about every band ever grace it over the years. And this year was no different from some huge headliners to debut performances, and to top it all