Since emerging as frontrunners of the deathcore scene that came to dominate late 00’s metal, Whitechapel have long-since established themselves as key players in the genre, releasing six albums to much commercial success, testament to their large cult following. Along with the rest of the deathcore ilk, they were black sheep of the metal genre despite the extremity of their sound, but with seventh release The Valley, this looks set to change. …


Sam Marshall takes his second shot at Album of the Week, with La Dispute’s fourth studio album ‘Panorama’. Take a read below to see what he thinks and if you agree!

Album artwork for ‘Panorama’

After a quiet few years from La Dispute, the Michigan quintet have had a busy few months, first signing to major punk and alternative label Epitaph Records, before remastering and reissuing their much-loved debut album Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair for its tenth anniversary. As a result, this created much furore among their dedicated fanbase in anticipation of their first album since 2014’s…


Pretty Buff

Including members of arguably the two most prominent hardcore bands of the last decade or so, Trapped Under Ice and Turnstile, you’d be forgiven for expecting a similarly cutting-edge hardcore sound from Angel Du$t, but that is far from the reality. The aesthetic, attitude and live performance reflects that of their hardcore background, but sonically they are perhaps the most fun rock and roll band you’re likely to hear in 2019. This is about as unpretentious as rock music can get, unashamedly cliché at times, yet all the better for it, Angel Du$t occupy a unique spot in the world…


Earl Sweatshirt returns from a three-year absence with his most ambitious project yet. Sam Marshall takes a look at the rapper’s third piece of work as our Album of the Week.

Earl Sweatshirt burst onto the scene with LA rap collective Odd Future in 2010, most notably alongside Frank Ocean and Tyler, The Creator who have gone on to become household names and transcend the often-narrow constraints of their genres. While Sweatshirt, born Thebe Kgositsile, has achieved remarkable success also, he remains comparatively obscure to many mainstream listeners. Initial viral success came via the internet fame of Odd Future as…

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