Right from the off, it's easy to identify New York noise rock outfit Big Ups' musical evolution on Before A Million Universes. A fine example of musical evolution it develops the band's sound without abandoning its core and is an excellent album in its own right.
Formed in 2012, The People The Poet return with a six track EP as a follow up to their 2013 debut album The Narrator. Paradise Closed has a run time of approximately 24 minutes and is instantly recognisable as a step up for the South Wales four piece.
As thousands of darkly-dressed music fans descend upon Camden town, we join the masses to discover what fresh talent Camden Rocks Festival has to offer. Read on for our thoughts on just on a handful of the performances from the day... speaking of which, can someone invent a time machine already so that we can be at three stages at once?
Having opened for The Rolling Stones in Paris, hit the top 10 on modern rock radio charts and played numerous sold out shows and festivals across Europe, The Struts are taking the rock world by storm with their debut album 'Everybody Wants'.
What's most surprising Irish metallic hardcore sorts BAILER is that they've only been a band for the better part of the year. This is surprising because of how talented, polished and accomplished Shaped by the Landscape, the band's debut EP, sounds.
After rescheduling their original London gig back in November following the tragic Paris shootings at the Eagles Of Death Metal gig at the Bataclan, Deftones made their way to Wembley Arena and the White Pony’s couldn't keep us away!
There are certain bands in metal that you can rely on to surprise you, bands that change it up every album and add a new string to their bow while still maintaining a unique and identifiable sound - the four Frenchmen that comprise Gojira are one of those bands. Magma is without a doubt their most accessible record to date, but it may also be their most challenging for fans looking for heaviness alone.
Now in its tenth year, Slam Dunk Festival weekend is a highlight for many music lovers across the country. 2016 saw the relocation of Slam Dunk Midlands to Birmingham’s NEC, we headed down to check out some of BTN’s favourite bands on what looked set to be a brilliant day of live music.
Harbinger have been quite the rising force within the tech-metal scene within the UK for a notable length of time now, whilst managing to be unchained to any of the musical presumptions that are typically served with such a feat. The London quintet have raised 5 tracks from the depths of death and tech metal to spearhead their latest release, Paroxysm.
It's always a risk for a band to make changes to their sound and their creative process, but by taking one, O'Brother have produced probably their most haunting, experimental, thought-provoking record to date.