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EP Review: snake eyes – skeletons

EP Review: snake eyes – skeletons

snake eyes are cool personified and with their debut EP, they’re combining two of the UK’s proudest genres, punk and britpop, to create grit pop tracks that drip frustration like venom from fangs.  With only one year and a live show under their belt, the band sound...

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The Path: Ryan Kirby talks new Fit For A King album

The Path: Ryan Kirby talks new Fit For A King album

FeatureFEATUREThe Path: Ryan Kirby talks new Fit For A King albumfacebooktwitterinstagramWordsPhotoTagsWith five albums spanning a thirteen year career, Fit For A King have cemented their place in metalcore ranks by not only consistently putting out one good record...

EP Review: Same Side – Same Side

EP Review: Same Side – Same Side

Creativity truly is a never ending well, as proven by Kevin Geyer. Most notable for his role in The Story So Far, he’s also responsible for Elder Brother and now, Same Side - the latter taking him in a different, but no less proficient, direction.  By tapping...

Album Review: COPE – The Shock Doctrine

Album Review: COPE – The Shock Doctrine

It’s been a long time coming, given the steady degradation of the world around us, but 2020 seems to be the year where bands use their platform - megaphone in hand - to shout about injustice.  This isn’t new, of course, Anti-Flag have been on the frontlines since...

EP Review: Crossfaith – SPECIES

EP Review: Crossfaith – SPECIES

Over the past decade, Crossfaith have amassed a huge following, not surprising when you look back on their proficient discography and that trademark ability to blend metal with hardcore and electronic elements.  With their brand new EP, SPECIES, the band hints at...

EP Review: Can’t Swim – When The Dust Settles

EP Review: Can’t Swim – When The Dust Settles

After releasing Foreign Language last year, it was clear that Can’t Swim were leaning heavily into their hardcore punk roots and by doing so, showcased a different side of the band that was exciting, unapologetic and forceful.  But, like a pendulum, they’ve swung...

Album Review: Fake Names – Fake Names

Album Review: Fake Names – Fake Names

How many punk legends does it take to make an exciting punk rock album? As proven by Fake Names’ self-titled debut; four. It’s not surprising that it’s a killer record when you consider the combined credentials of this electrifying supergroup; Brian Baker (Minor...

EP Review: Sobriquet – A Hundred Thousand Tongues

EP Review: Sobriquet – A Hundred Thousand Tongues

A Hundred Thousand Tongues - Sobriquet’s brand-new self-release - might only comprise of four songs, but like they say, dynamite comes in small packages and this one has a particularly loud boom.  There was a golden age for metalcore throughout the naughties...

EP Review: Dead Lakes – New Language

EP Review: Dead Lakes – New Language

Dead Lakes saw the decade off to a good start. Having signed to Sharptone Records earlier in the year, they’re now on the precipice of seeing nine years of experience come into fruition with their brilliant new EP, New Language.  ‘CLOSE 2 ME’ and ‘PARADISE’ have...

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