Album Review: Ruins // Daniel Tompkins

You might know Daniel Tompkins best as the frontman of TesseracT. If you’re a bit older, you might know him from his stint in First Signs Of Frost. You might even know him as a vocal coach, a tea entrepreneur – he has his own brand of tea designed specifically for vocalists – or as […]Read More

Meshuggah announce huge tour for 2021 and beyond

The Swedish metal legends Meshuggah have been relatively quiet lately due to the effects of COVID-19 on the music industry. They haven’t exactly been doing nothing this year though. During their enforced break from touring and performing, they’ve been setting some huge plans in motion for 2021 and beyond. A new album is expected at […]Read More

Track Review: Constance // Spiritbox

Vancover Island-based progressive metal outfit Spiritbox has become a band to watch out for this year. ‘Holy Roller’ really caught everyone’s attention, getting them radio airplay in multiple countries; this included Jose Mangin’s Sirius XM show Liquid Metal and Daniel P. Carter’s rock show on BBC Radio One. The band has now dropped another song […]Read More

Blast From The Past: In Dreams // After The Burial

Whilst they may have faded a bit more into the background these days, from the late ‘00s to the mid ‘10s After The Burial were one of metalcore’s biggest rising stars. Their first two albums Forging A Future Self and Rareform showcased a uniquely brilliant take on a genre that was starting to become a […]Read More

Album Review: Child Soldier: Creator of God // Greg Puciato

Greg Puciato isn’t exactly one of the most mainstream figures in the music industry, but his influence has definitely permeated into it. Getting his big break with The Dillinger Escape Plan, his first record with the band was their seminal second album Miss Machine that seems to have influenced basically every single metal and hardcore […]Read More

Album Review: The Ritual // King Mothership

King Mothership has a very interesting history as a project. Formed of Spencer Sotelo (Periphery, Nik Mystery) on vocals, guitar and keyboards, Matt Halpern (Periphery) on drums and Tai Wright (ex-Slaves [US], ex-D.R.U.G.S.) on bass and primarily written and produced by Sotelo, it’s a project whose official debut has been highly anticipated by die-hard fans […]Read More

Album Review: CMFT // Corey Taylor

Corey Taylor has proven himself over the years to be one of the most talented, charismatic and enigmatic frontmen in hard rock and heavy metal. Through his two bands Slipknot and Stone Sour he’s become a legend in rock history, a lot of which is obviously thanks to Slipknot becoming one of the biggest and […]Read More

Review: be alright // Lucy Deakin

Mancunian Lucy Deakin has started making waves in the world of modern pop. Writing and recording everything in the bedroom of her producer and songwriting partner Karl Ziegler, she’s already been on several of Spotify’s editorial-curated playlists. She has been heavily championed by BBC Introducing’s Rob Adcock, who declared her as being one of his […]Read More

Album Review: Every Open Eye // CHVRCHES

There hasn’t been a band so readily embraced and yet so readily critiqued than Scottish synth-pop act CHVRCHES. On the one hand, the band’s innovative mix of 80s synthpop stylings coupled with modern production and genuinely brilliant songwriting has won them legions of fans the world over. The band are also arguably one of the […]Read More

Music News: The Smashing Pumpkins Sign To Sumerian Records And

The Smashing Pumpkins have had a long hiatus from producing music. Whilst they’ve performed some very high-profile shows of late, including a slot at last year’s Download Festival, new music has been thin on the ground.  All that has changed this week, after the band announced that they have signed to Sumerian Records and released […]Read More

First trailer has dropped for ‘The Comey Rule’, the miniseries

If you’ve been keeping up with American politics since Donald Trump took office in 2016, you’ll have no doubt heard of the name James Comey. Comey was the director of the FBI from September 2013 to May 2017. During this time, he was tasked with investigating the controversy surrounding Hilary Clinton’s e-mails whilst Clinton was […]Read More

Netflix releases trailer for new sci-fi drama ‘Away’

With humanity looking as though we are on the brink of another era of space exploration, it seems more timely than ever that Netflix is releasing a drama series focusing on the trials and tribulations of being part of a long-term space mission. Whilst it seems like space exploration is all about incredible feats of […]Read More