2000 Trees festival 2023: Everything you need to know
2000 Trees festival promises an amazing weekend of rock and alternative music. Here is everything you need to know about the festival and who to check out once you’re there!
Live Review: Okilly Dokilly at Manchester Academy 3
Writer Reece Ritchie reviews Simpson’s inspired metal band Okilly Dokilly, discussing their own brand of hardcore metal and the presence of niche bands across the music industry
Live Review: Mastodon
The sludge-stoner metal kings proved that they’re still reigning at a sold-out Academy
Live Review: Airbourne
Music contributor Jack Greeney reviews the last leg of ultimate “Dad-Rock” band, Airbourne in all their hair metal glory
Hearing Protection: The Modern Music Taboo?
Is hearing protection for the paranoid, or unfaithful to the quality of music? Is it something we should all be considering? Have a listen to Adam Rogers…
Live: Anaal Nathrakh
A brilliant crowd gathered round for one of the weirdest and most bizarre bands in metal
Donald Spencer chats with James “Munky” Shaffer, guitarist and founding member of Korn
Prior to Slipknot’s Manchester show, Donald Spencer had the pleasure of catching up with Chris Fehn, custom percussionist of Slipknot
James Collins braves the unending vortex of limbs and blood at one very crazy Mastodon show.
Live: Orphaned Land
Admiring the activism inherent in Orphaned Land’s performance, Emily Castles weighs up metal’s next big contenders