A 20-something year old journalist and freelance PR often found at a gig, a festival or holding a dictophone to a band and asking them all kinds of questions. I'm a sucker for whiskey and vinyl.
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…ten56.

Nu-deathcore quintet ten56. have made a crushing entrance with their debut EP, 'downer part. 1'. Fronted by Aaron Matts (ex-Betraying the Martyrs) and featuring members of Novelists FR, Kadinja, and Uneven Structure, the musicians that form ten56. have a lot of experience under their belts, and it shows on their pummelling first release. We caught up with Aaron Matts to find out more, including the band's formation, influences and ambitions. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Calling All Captains

Rising Canadian five-piece Calling All Captains have stepped up their game with their debut album 'Slowly Getting Better', seamlessly blending pop-punk and post-hardcore to deliver their captivating signature sound. We caught up with guitarist/vocalist Brad Bremner to discuss the band's formation, their wide range of influences, his first musical memory and more. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Florence Black

Hot on the heels of their debut album and a tour supporting Bokassa, rising rock trio Florence Black are showing no signs of slowing, now back out on the road with Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons. We caught up with bassist Jordan 'Foz' Evans to find out more about Florence Black, including their formation, influences and ambitions. 
Behind The Noise


HAWXX are sending out a powerful message with their brand new single 'Death of Silence'. A song of solidarity and empowerment, 'Death of Silence' was originally inspired by the Me Too movement and is a hard-hitting introduction to the band's upcoming EP 'You're Only As Loud As You Shout Right Now' - due for release in early 2022. We caught up with HAWXX to find out more, including the themes, accompanying music video and stories from behind the scenes. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Bokassa

Norway's rising stoner punks Bokassa are back with their brand new album 'Molotov Rocktail', delivering their captivating mix of stoner, metal, sludge and punk rock in their own unique style. We caught up with lead vocalist/guitarist Jørn Kaarstad following the release, to discuss his first musical memory, the band's formation, influences, future plans and more. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Afterlife

Rising alt-metal quartet Afterlife are a force to be reckoned with. Having previously toured with Miss May I, The Word Alive and Being As An Ocean and with an impressive 145,000 monthly Spotify listeners to their name, the band are showing no signs of slowing as they release their brand new album 'Part Of Me'. We caught up with vocalist Tyler Levenson to discuss his first musical memory, the band's formation, ambitions, influences and more. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Lovebreakers

Power pop quartet Lovebreakers formed in 2017, self-releasing their 'Social Hell' EP through their own Sabbath City Records in 2018. Fast forward to 2021 and the band have signed to Wiretap Records to release their debut album 'Primary Colours', finding fans in BBC Radio 1's Jack Saunders, Radio X's John Kennedy, BBC 6 Music's Steve Lamacq and more. We caught up with lead guitarist/vocalist Chino Robinson following the album release, to discuss the band's formation, influences, ambitions and future plans. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Another Now

If you're a fan of Northlane, Bad Omens and While She Sleeps, then Another Now could be your new favourite band. The Dutch alternative metal quintet released their debut album 'OMNI' in June, blending metalcore with elements of techno, hardstyle and deathcore to deliver their own fresh take on metal. Thematically, the album explores an increasingly important topic, finding ways to counteract the stigmatisation of psychological problems to create more understanding and empathy. We caught up with Another Now following their album release to find out more...
Life On The Road


It's an exciting time for rising four-piece YONAKA. July saw the release of their 'Seize The Power' mixtape, featuring collaborations with Jason Butler of FEVER 333 and Barns Courtney, which they celebrated with a special show at London's Signature Brew. Now, the band are gearing up for an appearance at Reading & Leeds Festival before they hit the road with Nothing But Thieves and Airways in October. We caught up with YONAKA ahead of their upcoming shows, to find out their top touring tips and stories from the road. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Bicurious

With millions of streams, successful tours and festival appearances, and a sold-out hometown show under their belts, Dublin-based post-rock duo Bicurious are once again proving their worth with their enthralling debut album '(re)constructed'. We caught up with drummer Gavin Purcell following the release to discuss the band's formation, influences, ambitions and more. 
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