Benjamin Forrest reviews I Am a Cliché, the new film celebrating the life of punk pioneer Poly Styrene, frontwoman of the iconic and influential X-Ray Spex.
Ben Forrest tracks the history and impact of LGBTQI+ new wave pioneers, The B-52’s.
Hemma Daddral reviews Playboi Carti’s polarising Christmas release, Whole Lotta Red.
Bad Brains were a pioneering hardcore punk band formed in 1977, whose incorporation of reggae and funk distinguished them from other contemporary punk performances. Roxanna Zoughi tells us about their historical legacy.
For Black History Month, our team of writers share some of their favourite and most notable Black artists.
2017 has been a busy year for Ho99o9 (pronounced “Horror”). Having started off the year supporting The Dillinger Escape Plan on their final UK tour, they released United States of Horror in May and returned […]
The iconography of the ‘Punk’ has been both popularised and reproduced at a staggering rate since its heyday in the late ‘70s. Beginning as a set of shared ideological values and musical taste, the infamous […]
In just over two weeks, venues right across the city will be awash with music for the stellar Live At Leeds. Not only that, 2017 marks the festival’s 10th anniversary, and it looks set to […]
It is the 40th anniversary of The Stranglers’ first ever recorded album Rattus Norvegicus and they have been touring up and down the country, showcasing their phenomenal catalogue. Having released 18 albums, spanning over 35 years, The Stranglers […]
Features editor Jessie Florence-Jones looks at the whitewashing of punk and its still thriving existence in Asia and Africa. When someone says punk, the first thing to come to mind for most people is a […]
Having toured with the likes of Sundara Karma and Jamie T, and recently announced to play at this years truck festival, INHEAVEN are a rock band rocketing in popularity, as more and more music lovers […]
Dear Frank Carter, What happened to you? I remember back in 2009 when your band Gallows released one of my favourite hardcore albums of all time, Grey Britain. I remember listening to it on repeat […]