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From 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

Friday 15 April 2022

INTERVIEW: Cancer Bats

Wednesday 13 April 2022

Cancer Bats – ‘Psychic Jailbreak’

Not since The Style Council penned their 1985 hit ‘Come to Milton Keynes’ has a Buckinghamshire new town been so effortlessly crowbarred into a song. Then again, have you ever “melted faces in Milton Keynes”? Well Cancer Bats have, and they want you to know about it. The self-proclaimed ‘road

Tuesday 26 January 2021

INTERVIEW: Cancer Bats

When penning the lyrics to the future Cancer Bats anthem ‘Deathsmarch’ in the spring of 2008, that he’d be still talking about the song’s impact over 12 years later wasn’t really in the forefront of Liam Cormier’s mind. Revisiting this song in the middle of a somewhat neverending pandemic,

Wednesday 16 December 2020

Cancer Bats – ‘You’ll Never Break Us: Separation Sessions Vol. 1’

If you’ve ever wondered what your favourite hardcore songs would sound like if they were the soundtrack to a film inspired by the works of Cormac McCarthy, then wonder no longer – Cancer Bats have emerged from lockdown with a stripped-back reimagining of some of their absolute

Thursday 05 September 2019

Bloodstock 2019 – Saturday

Sunday 18 August 2019

LIVE: Bloodstock Open Air 2019 – Saturday

Saturday, in festival land, is ‘the big one’. The day that sees weekend crowds nicely warmed up, but not quite so hungover they can no longer function (hi, Sunday), and day ticket crowds appear in droves; not unconnected, it’s also usually where you’ll find some of the most broadly

Friday 09 August 2019

2000Trees Festival – Friday

Thursday 08 August 2019

LIVE: 2000trees Festival 2019 – Friday

2000trees is advertised as being a ‘medium’ sized festival, but while medium can suggest mediocrity be misconstrued as ‘average’, nothing about the scorching weekend feels mediocre. With alternative fans from all of the country coming together to celebrate our special scene, 2000trees pens itself as one of the best