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EP Review: Out Of Love – Funny Feeling

EP Review: Out Of Love – Funny Feeling

Out Of Love’s Funny Feeling bristles with energy. Despite the short runtimes of the EP’s five songs, (‘Wishlist' and ‘Dog Daze’ run for less than four minutes combined), Funny Feeling is loud and raucous, with commanding lyrics and an infectious charm that will get...

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Hail The Sun’s Donovan Melero on New Age Filth

Hail The Sun’s Donovan Melero on New Age Filth

FEATUREAn interview with Hail The SunFeatureWith their stunning new studio album out today, we had a wonderful opportunity to catch up with frontman, Donovan Melero to chat about New Age Filth and get a unique look at his music collection.Words: Renette van der...

Album Review: While She Sleeps – Sleeps Society

Album Review: While She Sleeps – Sleeps Society

It is well known that the music industry is built to go against the artist, something that has become increasingly clear in the recent pandemic and the devastating effects it has brought on the music industry. While She Sleeps are a band that have always been for the...

EP Review: Havelocke – Arsonist

EP Review: Havelocke – Arsonist

We often talk about what is recognised as somewhat of a golden era in post-hardcore and punk rock/emo, the mid 2000s. You saw bands like My Chemical Romance, Panic and Hawthorne Heights make serious waves across the pond whilst Funeral For A Friend, Bullet For My...

Album Review: Hail The Sun – New Age Filth

Album Review: Hail The Sun – New Age Filth

Fans can rejoice this week knowing the newest addition to Hail The Sun’s discography, New Age Filth, is just as epic - if not more - as all that came before. With vocalist, drummer and songwriter Donovan Melero continuing along the theme of reflection, he navigates...

Black Peaks shine at The Brighton Centre

Black Peaks shine at The Brighton Centre

Every so often a band comes along that’s so absolutely mind-blowing that it’s hard to deny the unquestionable magnetism of their music and charm of their live performances. Black Peaks have always been one of the bands and it took but a minute of their stream from The...

Album Review: Chaser – Dreamers

Album Review: Chaser – Dreamers

Orange County-based melodic skate punk outfit Chaser make a welcome return with their latest effort, Dreamers. We begin with Charlie Chaplin’s iconic speech from The Great Dictator, delivering the album’s overall message in the first fifteen seconds of...

EP Review: Sad Son – Sad Son

EP Review: Sad Son – Sad Son

For music lovers, the pandemic brought a lot of heartbreak over cancelled gigs, suffering music venues and bands losing the momentum they’d built over years of hard work. Album releases were pushed back, bands took to live streaming and although they were compromises...

Album Review: Devil Sold His Soul – Loss

Album Review: Devil Sold His Soul – Loss

UK outfit Devil Sold His Soul are back with their fourth studio album, Loss, which comes nine years after the release of the acclaimed Empire of Light. It’s fair to say, a new album has been long overdue, and Loss does not disappoint. In...

Album Review: Pay The man – Regulars

Album Review: Pay The man – Regulars

When Cory Wells released his 2019 debut, The Way We Are, it combined acoustic rock with post-hardcore to create a really arresting album filled with aching confessions. With Regulars, Pay The Man captures some of that same energy on this debut.  Thematically,...

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