Too is a cathartic collision of skate-punk nihilism and pop melody; Suicidal Tendencies playing Pet Sounds on a mescaline bender
Girlpool’s sound consists of a few simple components, executed so flawlessly that to add anything else would be to its detriment.
The dynamism of the early set lost, and the constant, restless flicker of the lightshow becomes a distraction.
ArcTanGent cements its reputation as one of the best alternative festivals in the country.
This is sincere and deceptively direct alt; as charming as it is odd
Seeing shadows contort on the bare walls as Thompson’s guitar wails in distortion is striking and uniquely chilling.
Direct everyman emo with a sun-kissed heart, and tonight it’s difficult not to get sucked into the swell of delay-drenched melodies and infectious choruses
But it’s not. Instead, it stands as one of Paradise Lost’s most creative and diverse albums.
It is the sound of Rolo Tomassi’s evolving sound, and a declaration that the band’s best material may still be yet to come.
Woahnows' melodies are mainstream-baiting, the hooks relentlessly catchy, all without sacrificing the loose, chaotic and joyful tone at the heart of their earnest punk racket
Inventive soundscapes and tortured synths, crisp, minimalist instrumentation and Cayne Mckenzie’s distinctive vocal.
Drums hammer, violins sear and guitars melt and forge riffs akin to molten steel.
Formed of oddly-angular soundscapes with more sharp edges and arid plains than you might expect from the usual post rock fare.
For our April cover, Nadine Shah talks to Grant Bailey on what influenced her new album and how much things have changed.
Eschar have plotted a journey through the stars on a rocket made of riffs.
The warmth of Vessels’ earlier guitar-heavy sound is gone, but on Dilate they remain as thoughtful and precise as ever
Grant Bailey talks to We Are The City about winning awards whilst making movies and films.
While there are moments of poignancy, Dralms too often run the line between the enchanting and the vapid.
A touching and unusual show from Daughters' Elena Tonra at Proud Galleries
Without sacrificing their virtuosity the trio have embraced a denser, more satisfying sound to corral the head bangers and well as the beat-counters.
A compelling argument on why the brilliantly intelligent and hopeful new album from Enter Shikari is an essential listen.