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From Wednesday 28 June 2023

LIVE: Download Festival 2023 – Friday

If you weren’t wearing sun cream before, you certainly are now. Day two starts the true heat of the weekend, along with an even larger crowd than the shorter day yesterday attracted. The merch lines are getting longer, the afternoons are getting sweatier, but there’s an energy in the

Thursday 01 December 2022

Top 25 Albums Of The Year

Thursday 20 October 2022

Architects – ‘the classic symptoms of a broken spirit’

It’s been a whirlwind of emotions for Architects over the last few years. Following the loss of founder and main songwriter Tom Searle, the band has gone from the brink of extinction to an arena conquering behemoth. ‘the classic symptoms of a broken spirit’ is their tenth record and

Monday 16 May 2022

LIVE: Architects, Sleep Token, Malevolence @ Alexandra Palace

In February 2018, Architects played their biggest headline show to date at Alexandra Palace, just months after their future as a band was in major doubt. That show restarted their momentum and lit a fire in them that has seen them go from strength to strength. They’re currently on

Wednesday 08 December 2021

Top 25 Albums of the Year

Thursday 19 August 2021

LIVE: Architects @ Pryzm

Sixteen long, gigless months have gone by, with the world spinning slower than ever. As the pandemic led to a new world of streaming shows and allowed bands time to be creative, Architects delivered their own stellar livestream performance from the prestigious Royal Albert Hall and, soon after, released

Friday 26 February 2021

Architects – ‘For Those That Wish To Exist’

A little over two years since the release of ‘Holy Hell’, Architects have returned with a very different record. Where their last release saw them tackle their grief and pain head on whilst also utilising ideas left behind by their late band member and brother Tom Searle, their

Tuesday 01 December 2020

LIVE: Architects @ Royal Albert Hall, London

As the need for streamed gigs continues, bands are upping their game and putting together increasingly more professional and impressive productions to share with their fans through a screen. Architects have done just that and the result will blow your mind to smithereens. Taking

Thursday 20 February 2020

Polaris – ‘The Death Of Me’

There appears to be something in the Australian water that helps produce solid bands. There’s a seemingly ever growing list of acts appearing from the land down under, all of them slaying audiences over the globe with effortlessly infectious songwriting, full of big riffs and even bigger

Wednesday 05 February 2020

Sylosis – ‘Cycle Of Suffering’

It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from Sylosis, but they’re finally back and just as loud and majestic as ever. The metal mammoths have been on a hiatus of sorts for the last few years, with lead vocalist, guitarist and founding member Josh Middleton taking a