“The very fact of their existence as a band making this explicitly celebratory (and sometimes celebratorily explicit) art about their sexuality and their relationship highlights just how rare it is to see this kind of representation”
“…a year of private contrition seems to be the price of admission for (alleged) predators to be welcomed back to their pages with open arms.”
Alma R. writes about their relationship to The Sunset Tree: a record that understood the experience of childhood trauma, violence and abuse – and provided a roadmap for survival.
In the first of a new essay series, editor Jade Curson discusses how Nanami Ozone’s sophomore album gave her emotional grounding when she needed it most.
Mia Hughes reflects on how the Franklin, TN band have helped her to understand what it truly means to hope.
Mia Hughes reflects on how Minor Threat (and JD Salinger) changed the way she views the world, and herself.
T7 editor, Jade Curson, looks forward to a year of new beginnings… Or not.
Kristy Diaz reflects on her relationship with Thursday’s Full Collapse, the album that changed her life.
If Download festival is to survive the retirement of its core headliners, rock and metal fans urgently need to broaden their horizons.
Rich Hobson writes about the loss of a hero.
By Kathryn Black After five years of blood tests and failed prescriptions, I finally received a diagnosis. In a blur of medical terminology – antibodies, toxicity, hyperthyroidism – I found out that I have Graves’ Disease. Graves’ is an illness that causes the immune system to attack the thyroid (the gland that controls brain function, digestive system, bone maintenance and […]
Passing out of the 18-30 demographic doesn’t have to mean losing touch.
“That was the first night I remember counting the non-white people at a show. The number fit on one hand.”
Rob Barbour casts his eye over a legacy band renaissance
2016 was a big year for deaths in music, and 2017 already has a victim on the way.
Figuring out the soundtrack to your life is a beautiful thing.