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Album Review: Rangda – The Heretic’s Bargain

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Track: Paves – ‘Dancing ’til The End Of Time’

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A beginners’ guide to Peter Gabriel

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Chicago Americana/Rock outfit Trickshooter Social Club make the sort of warm, intelligent rock and roll that lumps them in with the likes of Wilco and The Black Keys, although on Boxcar Racer, which we’re delighted to premiere today on Backseat Mafia, there’s also just a whiff of the likes of The Rolling Stones and even …

UK Grindcore pioneers Napalm Death never rest. Currently working on a new studio album to follow up 2015’s acclaimed ‘Apex Predator – Easy Meat’ effort as well as 2018’s ‘Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs’ compilation release, Napalm Death are now announcing a next European touring run for the summer, a tour of Russia in September …

Australian deathcore kings Thy Art Is Murder have released a music video for their latest single Make America Hate Again. Fittingly, the song dropped on 4th of July; as America celebrated its independence, the band chose to broadcast their view of America’s political climate through this ferocious, politically driven new offering. The video is a …

Berlin based electro rockers The Unkindness Of Ravens have premiered their new video and single ‘Six’. Taken from their new album ‘Killing Horizon’, which has just had the vinyl release treatment and is available from today. This is the second album from The Unkindness Of Ravens, following their debut release ‘Virus’ in 2011. After creating …

CARNIFEX DISCUSSES THE WRITING AND RECORDING OF ‘WORLD WAR X’ San Diego, California-based metal outfit CARNIFEX will release their 7th studio album, ‘World War X’ on August 2nd via Nuclear Blast. Today, Scott Ian Lewis discusses the writing and recording process of the new album. Watch the second ‘World War X’ trailer here: ‘World War …

Yur Mum are back with their new single SWEATSHOP, so we caught up with them to have a chat and see what’s going down. So what’s going on with Yur Mum?My mum’s fine. How’s yours? (Laughs) – Well, not much… We’ve been gigging nonstop for quite a while, as well as writing and recording new …

Promo image of Lost In Stereo for Adrenaline single

Lost In Stereo get us buzzing for summer with the surge of new single ‘Adrenaline’. Pop-rock never goes away, does it? It’s one of those genres that can always be relied upon – a band with a big sound and catchy hooks can always get a crowd jumping, whatever their musical persuasion. Glaswegian four-piece Lost …

I have a long-standing but distant relationship with Christian Death. One dark 80s night, I found myself alone at Goth Night. My bleached perm was a beacon of light among the sea of jet black weave. I asked John the Goth what music he liked, and he declared his love for Christian Death. Intrigued, I …

Growing up as a bored teenager, I was always slightly disappointed that (from the little I knew) only Shawaddywaddy came from the city of my birth, Leicester. Oh, and Englebert Humperdink, who my Mum claimed she once saw in a cafe. That was until I was watching the Chart Show, and suddenly these leather-trousered, Rickenbacker-toting …

Stray Cats 40

26 years is not quite the longest ever gap between albums for a band, but it’s long enough to make the new Stray Cats album “40” one of the most anticipated releases of 2019.  For those who remember the early 80s rockabilly revival anyway.  The bands members intervening releases and bands may have had differences …