Against a backdrop of geographical isolation and the creeping influence of gentrification, the Pacific Northwest continues to produce stellar new bands. Rob Mair looks at some of the emerging acts from a scene that rarely disappoints…
Paramore’s frontwoman talks Riot!, self-reflection and personal growth with T7 editor, Ryan De Freitas
Track 7 Editor, Ryan De Freitas speaks to Rise Against vocalist Tim McIlrath about what keeps him and his now-iconic band going.
Get to know the Fremont, CA pop punks alongside a premiere of their debut self-titled record.
Rich Hobson writes about the loss of a hero.
Thom Weeks talks DIY, public perception and their brilliant new record, Outsiders
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 […]
Kika Chatterjee talks to Microwave frontman Nate Hardy about the band’s unlikely journey from church to the Warped Tour
“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