High Fidelity

High Fidelity is a book written by Nick Hornby and also a movie starring John Cusack. The book is set in London and the movie is set in Chicago. For the purposes of this article, we’re going to focus on the movie. It’s not for artistic reasons, I genuinely prefer the book, but I can... Continue Reading →

Sound City

It's 2007. I’m in a soaking wet field in Staffordshire at V Festival. My friend Detta had got a tip about a band that we had to see called 606. None of us, her included, had heard of 606. We didn’t know what they did, who they were, or what we were letting ourselves in... Continue Reading →

CMFT Let’s see?

The first thing I feel we need to say is that this album isn’t out until the 2nd of October. Secondly, its title is the solo artists name with Mother Fucker in the middle but expressed as initials. That being said, this is Corey Taylor. Lead singer of Slipknot and Stone Sour. In case you... Continue Reading →

In Defence Of The 1970s

The 70’s was something of a tumultuous decade. This isn’t going to be about politics, thankfully, but the music scene changed in such drastic fashion across the decade that it seems art in this case imitated life. As previously discussed here Heavy Metal was born in this decade. The 13th of February saw the release... Continue Reading →

Axl Rose – Control Freak

The story is as familiar as any that have got their start in the world of music. Making that pilgrimage to the big city from back home, from small town America, running away from those that don’t understand or don’t approve, trying to break through and make a living playing music. It’s not the same... Continue Reading →

Graham McCusker Releases Piece For Charity

Graham McCusker has unearthed a previously unreleased piece of music written for hit BBC drama, His Dark Materials. The Scottish composer’s pieces were admired by the cast and crew of the show, and he was tasked with composing and directing over 200 cast members to perform some of these. The piece McCusker is releasing now,... Continue Reading →

Hate is Easy

Hate is easy. Hate is brilliant.  Have you tried it? You don’t have to think too hard about any of it! There are no facts to remember, you don’t have to have a big argument about it, it just is. I can tell as many people about it as I like and then I can... Continue Reading →

Death – Symbloic – 25 Years on.

Twenty-Five years ago the greatest death metal album was given to the world. Symbolic by Death is a journey. A formation of songs that encrypt the listener into an inviting climb of what thrash metal had buried within itself to become. Although Symbolic came towards the end of the Death Metal genres peak in the... Continue Reading →

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