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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...
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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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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Insurgent

Metal newcomers Insurgent are bursting onto the scene with their debut EP 'Sentient', blending the technicalities of prog metal with elements of stadium-ready anthems - making a solid mark with their new release. We caught up with guitarist Joe Rowley to discuss the band's formation, influences, ambitions and more. 
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MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Never Loved

Get ready for plenty singalong moments on Never Loved's debut album 'Over It'. The alternative rock trio teamed up with multi-platinum producer Matt Squire for the record, which also features co-writes by The All-American Rejects’ Nick Wheeler - guaranteed to make an excellent summer soundtrack. We caught up with vocalist/guitarist Cameron Knopp following the album release, to discuss the band's formation, influences, ambitions and more. 
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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. 
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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: 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: 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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