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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Rarity

Canadian rock quintet Rarity are back with brand new music, marking their first new material since their 2019 full-length 'The Longest Lonesome'. Recent singles, the catchy 'Leave It Alone' and emotion-fuelled 'Worn Down', show two different sides of Rarity, but both are equally captivating in their own way. We caught up with vocalist/guitarist Corbin Giroux to talk about his first musical memory, the band's influences, aims and more. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Orbit Culture

Swedish metallers Orbit Culture are bringing something fresh to the table with their new album 'Nija'. While the band cite heavier influences of Metallica and Gojira, they create their own unique and experimental brand of metal by injecting a wide range of sounds and textures into their music. We caught up with vocalist/guitarist Niklas Karlsson to find out more about Orbit Culture, including their formation, influences and what they aim to achieve. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Behind The Noise – Jet Fuel Chemistry

Dublin alt-metal quintet Jet Fuel Chemistry are making a bold statement with their new EP 'Sign Of The Times', five hard-hitting tracks combining anthemic alternative rock and modern metalcore. In the run up to the release the band revealed a video for their single 'War', which bassist Lorcan Macken says is "the best possible introduction to our band." We caught up with him to find out more...
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MUSIC FEATURE: Ones To Watch – Romania

Welcome to Romania, the land of “vampires” & Vlad the Impaler, beautiful landscapes, and… metal?! Yes, you’ve read that right! In this latest entry in our Ones to Watch series we’ve set our sights on ten Romanian bands which should get more recognition than they do outside of their home country. Spanning genres such as folk metal, trap-metalcore and hardcore, there’s bound to be something for you here. Having said that, let’s take a look, shall we?
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MUSIC INTERVIEW: nothing,nowhere.

After the huge success of his 'one take' YouTube series, nothing,nowhere. has released his digital album 'one takes vol. 1', featuring stripped-back and reworked versions of fan-favourites, as well as a cover of American Football's 'Never Meant'. We caught up with nothing,nowhere. to find out more about the album, how he's explored his creativity during lockdown and more. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Maggie Cassidy

Formed in 2018, Maggie Cassidy are ready to make their mark on the UK rock scene with their debut EP 'Life Is Beautiful'. The five-track EP, which was recorded with Neck Deep's Seb Barlow, is an exciting introduction to the band who strive to create a vibrant and positive community through their music. We caught up with guitarist Jan-Erik Barnegren to find out more...
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MUSIC INTERVIEW: AVATAR

When it comes to modern metal bands, there aren’t too many frontmen who can overtake AVATAR’s Johannes Eckerström, both in terms of energy and stage presence, as well as vocal range. With the launch of their new album, 'Hunter Gatherer', quickly approaching, we caught up with the Swedish singer to talk about their new material, how it sounds compared to their previous work, and about other things, including Disney, Ennio Morricone, and Swedish indie pop.
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Calva Louise

Calva Louise are back with their new EP 'POPURRÍ', a blend of indie, dark pop, electronica and punk, and a celebration of their roots in Venezuela, France and New Zealand. We caught up with the band ahead of the EP to find out more about their formation, their first musical memories, their ambitions and more. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Tallah

Up-and-coming nu-core quintet Tallah are making waves with their ferocious blend of nu-metal and hardcore, as they gear up to release their debut album 'Matriphagy' later this year via Earache Records. We caught up with vocalist Justin Bonitz to find out more about Tallah, including their formation, what they aim to achieve and their plans for the rest of 2020.
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MUSIC INTERVIEW: Broadside

Broadside are back with 'Into The Raging Sea', their brand new record which explores central themes of perseverance, growth and renewal. We caught up with vocalist Ollie Baxxter to find out more about the new album, releasing music during a pandemic and more... 
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