SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL at Leeds City Centre, 26/5/18

On a day that looked as though it was set to buck Slam Dunk’s sunny tradition, it was only fitting to see a huge crowd gathered inside Leeds’ Academy to watch the mighty Asteroid Boys. The grime-hardcore crossover act put on a spectacular show, despite missing vocalist Traxx. The combination of trappy, sub bass littered […]

Live Review & Photos: TRIVIUM at Manchester Academy on 20/04/18

Venom Prison, Power Trip, Code Orange and Trivium. When that bill was announced in November 2017, it automatically became many a metal fans most anticipated gig of the year. Now it is here – and all the bands are on top form – it is set to be the gig of the year. The short […]

DON BROCO “Technology”

Don Broco are back with another album full of lads anthems, whilst the musicianship stronger than ever this time around. Technology combines both sides of the London band; Priorities’ strutting rock ‘n’ roll via power pop stomp and Automatic’s indie sensibility, cleverer vocal melodies and cleaner guitar – each of these elements are found on […]

[LIVE REVIEW] SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL, Leeds City Centre, UK on 20/5/2017

Slam Dunk North got off to a roaring start on the Signature Brew Stage with Puppy (6.5) drawing a relatively decent sized crowd despite their early afternoon start. The Londoners’ unique blend of downtuned alternative rock riffing, Weezer-esque nasally vocals and catchy hooks serves them well and suits the sun-laden car park perfectly. Next up […]

[ALBUM REVIEW] MOTIONLESS IN WHITE – Graveyard Shift

Pennsylvania’s Motionless In White have been making waves in the metalcore scene for seven years now, since the 2010 release of their debut LP, Creatures. That album showcased a band that came fully formed, but very much of its time; “Abigail,” “Puppets” and “We Only Come Out At Night,” are some of the best examples […]