It is of no surprise that music fans across the globe were shocked at the announcement that The Dillinger Escape Plan's new record Dissociation would be the final resting point for the band, though ultimately for the highly respectable preservation of the band's own career. That, of course, brings us to the finale of one of the most explosive and enthralling bands to have torn apart stages worldwide.
Black Peaks are one of the most interesting bands in post-hardcore and metal music today, and Statues is a whirlwind of different styles within and without heavy music. It will subvert any opinions one may have that heavy music has become stale, and reassure audiences that an interesting, intense, incredible band can still attain a degree of mainstream recognition in the digital age.
Yorkshire’s technical hardcore outfit The Colour Line have released their eagerly anticipated EP The Long Awaited Seal of Disapproval. The record is 5 frantic tracks with a running time of 14 minutes. Whilst they’ve built a credible reputation with their live performances, this release would suggest they have a lot to offer, but a lot to learn.
HECK (the artist formerly known as Baby Godzilla) play the Cathouse in Glasgow tonight supporting their debut album Instructions, and despite the turnout (or lack of), the quartet continue to be the best live band on the planet.