In the wake of a site claiming to sell unique NFTs of music it didn’t own, isn’t it time we put a stop to the grift?
The Return of Vektor: No Place for Abusers in the Metal Scene
Vektor’s return is disappointing, but not all that surprising.
Musicians’ Visas and the Weaponisation of Policy Announcements
In February the Home Office announced their points-based immigration policy, and it’s been cause for considerable concern…
Venomous Beed: The Problem with Stoned Meadow of Doom
After rumours of issues with SMOD, criticism of its owner have reached critical mass.
Poppy: What Does the Online Popstar’s Break into Metal Mean for Rock’s Future?
The Youtuber-turned-musician is making waves in the heavy music scene, but is her genre-hopping music a hint at rock’s future?
Prepare to Die: An In-Depth Look at the Shared Aesthetics and Communal Commonalities Between Metal and the Soulsborne Series
An in-depth look at how the Soulsborne series has begun to creep into heavy metal.
Podcast: Criminally Underrated Episode 5
Listen to Episode 5 of Criminally Underrated, featuring Hidden Mothers, Vile Sect, Sleep Token and more!
Cassette Store Day: The Humble Alternative to Record Store Day
If you’re fed up of queuing for four hours to pick up vinyl reissues of albums you’ve already got anyway, why not give Cassette Store Day a shot?
Mgła, Dawn Ray’d and Damnation 2019: The Importance of Anti-Fascist Presence in Live Spaces
We investigate a moral question that may have no right or wrong answer…
Cultural Isolation Pt. 2: The Industry Speaks
Following on from our piece on Brexit and how it could affect UK metal, we spoke to a handful of people from the scene to find out their thoughts and how leaving the EU could affect them going forward.