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Meet: Russ Russell – Music Producer

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Meet: ‘Walks With Motorists’: A Talk With White Hills

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Sometime guitarist for Duke Garwood John J Presley is very much an artist in his own right, as previous singles Honeybee and Left amply demonstrated, and now he’s back with a new EP, White Ink, which drops on July 24th. It’s a mix of blues, with a dose of psych, indie and Mogwai (a stated …

We were quite taken by the visceral post hardcore of Kingston Upon Thames five piece Cute Cute Death when we featured them recently and their new record, Pockets. Ahead of the release of their forthcoming album, Vessels, we spoke to the band. You’ve got a mini-album coming out in August, can you tell us a …

Ever polarising and fascinatingly dark, Fearless Vampire Killers are a testament to the idea of staying true to yourself, in spite of anyone else. Through being told their album wasn’t good enough and splitting with their record label, the band released their second album Unbreakable Hearts last year- confident in the knowledge their fans would …

If you’re a fan of New York City’s White Hills, then you know they’re not a band to rest on their laurels. With each album they seem to take their fuzzed-out space rock to another, much higher plateau. Whether it be creating ambient drone tracks to sit in-between their gothic Sabbath crunch rockers, or taking a …

Halestorm are a band you have to see live to truly understand what they are about. The Grammy award winning hard rockers have been through the whole sweaty, dingy club show rite of passage that nearly every band has to take before they can hit the big leagues and it shows in their performances. At …

Take one look at Avatar and it’s clear they’re here to make a statement and set themselves apart from the rest of the crowd. Their recent co-headline tour with the Defiled brought them out in front of hundreds of new faces every day- a challenge they took on just as fiercely as opening for Avenged …

New Model Army are back on the road (including a stop-off in beautiful Sheffield on Saturday 11 May, playing Plug with a series of UK and European dates (including a clutch of festivals across the summer). Their 14th studio album is in the process of being finalised (they’re giving NOTHING away about the title and …

Always searching for the new and the exciting, Jim F interviews exciting Californian Melodic Hardcore band Capsize about, well, being new and exciting.. I’ve always liked new music. John Peel said something to the effect of always trying to discover something he hadn’t heard before – Similarly Gilles Peterson, at the other end of the …

When I was younger, in those halcyon days shortly after punk, there was a certain word that stuck fear into our very beings, that was only whispered  in hushed huddles around the back of the Science block. We feared that, at the very mention of it we would be ostracised by our peers and left …