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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Sinoptik

With a vast array of influences, from 1970s occult rock through to thrash metal, glam rock and retro wave, Sinoptik deliver a fresh yet nostalgic, stadium-ready sound on their latest album 'The Calling'. We caught up with the Ukrainian trio following the release, to discuss their formation, ambitions, first musical memories and more. 


One of the biggest bands to come out of the 2010s, Beartooth, will unleash their astounding fourth record 'Below', which is as powerful lyrically as it is musically, into the world on 25th June 2021. We were lucky enough to pick the brains of the man behind Beartooth who single-handedly wrote, produced and mixed every aspect of the new record. In this interview with Caleb Shomo, we spoke about the heavy new record, his excitement to play live again, mental health, and his newfound love of cooking.

TRACK-BY-TRACK: Dead Slow Hoot – A Kinder Kind

Dead Slow Hoot's new EP 'A Kinder Kind' is a truly personal body of work with a powerful message: written during a time of change, the EP acknowledges toxic behaviour and finds ways to overcome it by adopting healthier coping mechanisms. We caught up with the dark-indie quartet to delve deeper and discover more about the tracks that make up their latest release...
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…One Morning Left

Finnish metalcore sextet One Morning Left are back with their brand new album 'Hyperactive', their first new music in five years. Since the release of their 2016 album 'Metalcore Superstars', the band have been building their reputation on the live circuit, playing shows alongside Amaranthe, Protest The Hero and more, as well as performing at renowned Finnish festivals Tuska Open Air and Rockfest. Intrigued to find out more about the band, we caught up with guitarist Leevi Luoto to discuss their formation, ambitions, influences and more. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – Chapter And Verse

Alt-rock five-piece Chapter and Verse have made a stellar return with their brand new single 'Something in the Water'. Recorded almost entirely from their bedrooms, the track sees the band push boundaries as they explore new avenues, continuing to prove they're a force to be reckoned with. Get a first look at the video below and find out more about the writing process, themes and stories from behind the scenes, as we catch up with vocalist Josh Carter. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…RedHook

Earlier this year, Australian alt-rock trio RedHook released their stomping debut EP 'Bad Decisions', six emotionally-fuelled tracks that set the band as ones to watch. We caught up with vocalist Emmy Mack following the EP to find out more, including the band's formation, influences and ambitions, as well as her first musical memory. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – Molybaron

French-Irish quartet Molybaron returned with their sophomore album 'The Mutiny' last month, delivering ten tracks of captivating alt-metal that blends influences of Alter Bridge, Mastodon and Therapy?. We caught up with vocalist/guitarist Gareth Kelly to discuss the album's opener 'Animals', from the writing process and themes to stories from behind the scenes. 

MUSIC INTERVIEW: Our Hollow, Our Home

Southampton based metalcore band Our Hollow, Our Home are hotly tipped as one of the most rapidly growing bands in the UK metal music scene right now. Their third full-length release 'Burn In The Flood' is set to drop on May 28th via the band's own label //Hollow Music. The band aim to document their personal growth as a band, as well as openly speak out about the genuine struggles faced throughout daily life on this blistering new album. We spoke to vocalist Connor Hallisey and singer/guitarist Tobias Young all about the album, the band's decision to self-release and the importance of artists to fan engagement in times like these. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Throat

Finnish quartet Throat return with their third full-length 'Smile Less', due for release later this week via Svart Records. Recorded at Tonehaven Recording Studio with Tom Brooke, mixed by Andrew Schneider (Unsane, Cult of Luna, Cave In) and mastered by Carl Saff (Big Business, KEN Mode, Young Widows), the new album pushes boundaries within noise rock to showcase Throat's darker side. We caught up with guitarist/vocalist Jukka Mattila ahead of the release to discuss the band's formation, influences, ambitions and more. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – Ghost Iris

Danish metalcore quartet Ghost Iris are back with fourth album 'Comatose', their most visceral material to date. The band have offered a glimpse into record ahead of the release with a series of singles, including the recent 'cult'. We caught up with vocalist Jesper Vicencio Gün to find out more about the track, including the writing process, themes and stories from behind the scenes. 
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