“It was a difficult second album. But it made me feel less alone.” – the Svalbard guitarist/vocalist bares all on their sophomore effort.
As Calligram’s world grows darker just like our own, their new, increasingly aggressive and blackened sound may just provide us with the musical catharsis we need.
The fifth issue of the Astral Noize print ‘zine is it’s biggest and best ever incarnation.
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.
Be amongst the first to hear a brand new track from proletariat crust outfit Redbait, alongside a track-by-track rundown of the EP.
Beyond Fantoft: Why Those Conflating Black Metal with Church Burnings are Oversimplifying a Complex Issue
It’s easier to pick on music than address the very real issues plaguing the world…
Horna may claim to take an apolitical stance, but their actions suggest otherwise.
Fuck The Facts exemplify how grind is the spirit of protest.
Embracing modern thrash that’s yet to succumb to the sway of capitalism.
Islamophobia remains one of the metal scene’s most prevalent problems.
Svalbard’s Serena Cherry has some choice words for sexist marketing strategies in the music industry.
A talk with Bryan Funck in the midst of the Summer of Thou.
2019 could potentially be the most pivotal year in the metal scene’s continued growth.
Wilderness Hymnal’s Javier Wallis talks Final Fantasy, psychedelic heavy piano music and queer identity in metal.
“We just wanted to smash together all these different sounds and see what happened.”
Teen thrashers Alien Weaponry talk indigenous persecution, politics in metal and the heavy music scene down under.