Loathe’s long-awaited return to touring is well worth the wait.
Welcome to Rot: Swamp Coffin on Mental Health, Catharsis and a Viking Barbara Windsor
Sludge frontman Jon Rhodes on artistic differences, being sick of depression and why the Tories still fucking suck.
Reviving a Lost Pre-Capitalist Britain with Green Lung
The London folk horror metallers on celebrating a folkloric pre-Christian, pre-imperial England.
Premiere: Slabdragger – Shrapnel City / Jennifer / Phobos
UK sludge heavyweights return with three gargantuan new tracks.
The Very First Astral Noize Video Essay Is Out Now
In the first part of our trilogy on censorship, police violence and the profit motive within the black metal and drill scenes, we examine the commonalities the black metal scene has with the UK drill scene, and what these two things say about censorship and state violence.
Toxicity, Self-Loathing and Cancel Culture: Why Vexed Are Pissed Off
Megan Targett’s rage is palpable across her band’s cathartic debut record.
Premiere: Sense Offender / NIL – Split
Sludge-tinged hardcore from two exciting names in the UK underground.
Embracing the Despair of Repetition with Concrete Ships
Intense, psychedelic noise rock recorded in a secluded castle in the woods. What’s not to love?
Video Premiere: Death Goals – Gender Traitor
An abrasive burst of noisy hardcore with a powerful message.
Video Premiere: Oriza – In Blood
A bleak video for an antagonistic and ultra-heavy track.