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.
Behind The Noise

MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – 1000mods

Greece's largest rock band of the last decade, 1000mods, are back with their brand new album 'Youth Of Dissent', blending a unique mix of retro, hard, space and doom rock that has won over fans across many different genres. We caught up with the band to find out more about their powerful single and video 'Pearl', including the writing process, themes and more. 
Life On The Road


This week sees the release of COPE's hard-hitting debut album 'The Shock Doctrine', a blend of metal, punk and hardcore that explores the crumbling state of modern life and how to get by through the hardships. In the run up to the release the London-based quintet revealed a video for 'Life in 3D' which showcased footage from their recent tours, so we asked the band to share some of their top tips and stories from life on the road.
Five Minutes With

MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Overrider

Anonymous electronic newcomers Overrider, which features members of Cleft, Alpha Male Tea Party and Giraffes? Giraffes!, make their mark this week with their debut mini-album 'cyc|er', which sees them experiment with live-coding to create their dark, multi-layered sound. We caught up with the guitarist of the mysterious group to talk about their formation, who and what influences the band and more. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…October Ends

Newcastle metalcore quintet October Ends combine electro-rock with crushing breakdowns and anthemic choruses, with latest singles 'Iridescent' and 'Lost', serving as a hard-hitting taste of their forthcoming debut album 'Zodiac'. We caught up with the band to talk about their formation, their range of influences and more.
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Sobriquet

Sheffield five-piece Sobriquet are shaping their cutting-edge sound on their recent EP 'A Hundred Thousand Tongues', taking primary influence from bands including Glassjaw, Finch and At The Drive-In, while introducing elements that nod towards choral music, J-pop and new-wave. We caught up with vocalist Ludovico Fahey ahead of their EP release to discover his first musical memory, the band's plans for 2020 and more.
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Project Revise

With a sound influenced by the late 90’s and early 00’s era of punk rock, Project Revise are back with their recently released sophomore EP 'Songs From The Shed'. We caught up with vocalist/guitarist Chris Tamburro to find out more about Project Revise, including their formation, aims, influences and his first musical memory.
Behind The Noise

MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – Gold Key

Gold Key are back with their stunning new album 'Panic Machine', the highly anticipated follow-up to their 2017 debut album 'Hello, Phantom'. Blending their vast array of influences, from progressive rock, shoegaze and grunge all the way to blackened hardcore, 'Panic Machine' pushes Gold Key's sound beyond their comfort zones and confronts life's big existential questions. Amidst the COVID-19 lockdown, the Hertfordshire quartet have taken it upon themselves to release a 'Live In Isolation' video for their single 'Sweet Darkness'. You can get an exclusive first look at the video below, as we chat to vocalist/guitarist Steve Sears to find out more...

TRACK-BY-TRACK: Glass Peaks – It’s Raining On The Wrong Side of The Window

If you're a fan of Radiohead, Arcade Fire and White Lies then you should turn your attention to alt-indie trio Glass Peaks. Armed with a darker electronic sound and exploring themes of love, social media toxicity and even taking inspiration from a Black Mirror episode, we were keen to find out about the band's new EP 'It's Raining On The Wrong Side Of The Window'. Vocalist Alfie Jefferies tells us more... 
Behind The Noise

MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – GroundCulture

Newcastle quintet GroundCulture have been teasing their debut album 'How Well Do You Really Know Yourself?' with a series of hard-hitting singles, including the powerful 'Trauma Can Teach'. We caught up with vocalist Roy Watson to find out more, delving into the track's themes, the writing process and stories from the video shoot.
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