Ben Walsh talks adaptation and new horizons with Ryan De Freitas ahead of the release of Tigers Jaw’s fifth album
By Rich Hobson Subgenres can be ridiculous. From ‘goblin metal’ (which surprisingly wasn’t made up by the NME) to ‘sadcore’, rock bands are increasingly trying their hand at self-identification. But then, who can blame them? With over five decades of releases, innovations and experimentation, no genre is quite so complex or bloated with sub-genres as rock and metal. In its perpetual […]
Kristy Diaz meets “the anti-White Stripes”, and learns why everyone should do what they want.
Kika Chatterjee talks to Microwave frontman Nate Hardy about the band’s unlikely journey from church to the Warped Tour
Speaking to Kristy Diaz, Carly Comando dresses down the scene she’s part of.
“If the metal genre is usually a horror movie, Devil is Fine is its Oscar-bait counterpart.”
Suicide Silence refuse to be, y’know, silenced.
Talking heartbreak, punk rock and normality with one of Australia’s most exciting new talents.
“That was the first night I remember counting the non-white people at a show. The number fit on one hand.”
This is a very good band that you should probably listen to.
“… a place where subgenres are a secondary concern to making something which kicks ten-tonnes of ass.”
Matthew Whipple talks past years and Pretty Years
We sit down for a chat with the Against Me! frontwoman after the busiest 12 months of her life.
“If Here And Nowhere Else saw Cloud Nothings forcibly breaking out of a monotonous routine, Life Without Sound is the band finding themselves in a fresh, more considered world, and opening themselves up to a whole new future.”
2016 was a big year for deaths in music, and 2017 already has a victim on the way.
Ahead of the album that might just define their career, we look back on what it took for The Menzingers to become the best punk band on the planet.