Instrumental post-metal quartet Telepathy are celebrating the release of their new album 'Burn Embrace', the follow-up to 2017's 'Tempest' which saw the band touring alongside the likes of Sólstafir and Saint Vitus. Combining a hefty mix of sludge, doom and blackened metal, we caught up with guitarist Piotr Turek to find out more about the band's interesting back story, their wide range of influences and more.
This week marks the release of Birthmarks' debut album '...And Then The Rain Stopped'. Born from the ashes of the Little Death Machine, the trio's introspective debut album combines elements of electronica, trip-hop and rock with vocalist/guitarist Daniel Cross' highly personal lyrics. We caught up with Cross ahead of the release to find out when he first started making music, what Birthmarks want to achieve and more.
After locking themselves away in a remote cottage to remove all distractions, TENSIDE are showing the world what they're made of with new album 'Glamour & Gloom'. The German metal quartet are marking themselves as ones to watch, having appeared at some of the biggest metal festivals in Europe and Asia, shared stages with bands including Trivium and Bad Wolves, and more recently spent time on the road alongside Killswitch Engage. We caught up with vocalist/guitarist Daniel Kuhlemann to chat about the band's aims, how Rage Against The Machine had such a huge impact on him and more.
Indie/emo quintet Marigolds are back with a fresh line-up, welcoming Poppy Johnson on vocals and keys, and ready to share their second EP 'Hot Springs', out this month via Beth Shalom Records. Heading in a new direction with their latest release, we caught up with guitarist/vocalist Joe Maguire to find out more about Marigolds, from their influences to their aims and what we can expect from them in 2020.
German quintet GIVER have been turning heads with their sophomore album 'Sculpture Of Violence', which was released last month via Holy Roar Records. The band successfully deliver a fresh take on early oo's hardcore, while lyrically exploring issues including anti-fascism, neo-imperialism, anti-capitalism and mental health. We sat down with the band to find out more about their influences, their aims as a band and what we can expect from a GIVER show.
With the release of their debut EP 'Glacial Erratic' and their recent UK headline tour, Ireland's New Pagans are fast becoming ones to watch. Coming from very different musical backgrounds, the five-piece formed to create a sound that blends post-punk, indie and alt-pop, which has gained them recognition across national radio and beyond. We caught up with the band to find out more, including their influences, what they aim to achieve and their plans for the year ahead.
Australian metalcore newcomers Starve are set to take 2020 by storm, building on the chaos of their 2019 debut EP 'Mantis'. The band's latest single 'Shiver' is an onslaught of angry riffs and scathing vocals, signalling the four-piece as one to watch this year. We caught up with the band to find out more about their influences and future plans.
2020 marks the return of Melbourne rockers Slowly Slowly, who released their third album 'Race Car Blues' last month. The follow-up to 2018's 'St. Leonards', which found frontman Ben Stewart reflecting on his whole life, 'Race Car Blues' explores an 18 month period of self-assessment and personal development. We caught up with Ben to find out more about Slowly Slowly, including their influences, aims and what to expect from their live show.
Australian four-piece MOBS are throwing back to the musical and cinematic era of the 1980s with their debut album 'Cinema Paradiso', drawing inspiration from the likes of Phil Collins and combining that with the newer elements of The 1975 and LANY. Making their UK debut later this year at The Great Escape Festival, we caught up with MOBS to find out more, including their aims and what we can expect from their upcoming live show.
God Damn have been making waves this month with the release of their self-titled album, which they recorded live over the course of just a few days with the legendary Sylvia Massy. We caught five minutes with God Damn in the midst of their UK tour with Baba Naga to find out more about the band's formation, what they want to achieve and more.