After being forced to pause their typically ultra-turbulent schedule, Tash Sultana decided – against all plausible odds – that they actually appreciated living at a cruiser, more easygoing pace. And now they have an album of pure sonic euphoria to show for it.
For most artists with over 50 albums to their name, the idea of breaking new ground might seem outlandish, if not outright impossible. For prog god Steven Wilson, though? Well, it’s a goddamn piece of cake
With all the odds stacked against them, Luca Brasi powered through a notably rough album cycle and a global health crisis back-to-back, coming out the other side with their strongest and most upbeat set of tunes yet. We know what you’re thinking: how the f*** did they do it!?
"Amperland, NY works equally great as an entry point for potential new ‘pinenuts’ as it does the soundtrack to Pinegrove’s titular high-concept arthouse film."
With album #2, the goth-pop hellions in Pale Waves set their sights on world domination. As for how they’ll achieve it? Well, they’ve got two of the most inescapable drawcards in their clutch: nostalgia, and existential crises.
Love ‘im or hate ‘im, there’s no stopping Yungblud’s punk revolution, equal parts thrashy and theatrical. He’s already taken over England – next up, the world.
Bring Me The Horizon continue to reinvent the core foundations of heavy music with another kaleidoscopic onslaught of beats and breakdowns.
Modern-day folk lord Passenger doesn’t quite understand the concept of a ‘break’, having just released his eighth album in eight years. On this one, he plunges right into the deepest, most emo depths of his heart.
To leap forward into a bold and brave new chapter of their musical narrative, The Smashing Pumpkins go all the way back to square one.
On the lookout for your next favourite Aussie band? You've come to the right place – here are eight of the locals we're loving most at the moment!
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Black Sabbath's classic Paranoid album, we swung way back to its inception with the man, myth and maniac himself, Tony Iommi
After two enormous, game-changing concept albums, The Lemon Twigs dial things back a notch for their ambitiously lowkey third album
Nine albums down, the alt-metal assassins in Deftones continue to reinvent themselves – and the sound that made them one of the world’s most enticing musical outfits to begin with
Periphery may be off-season, but Misha Mansoor is keeping busy – like, “ten Bulb albums in five months, with even more in the making” kind of busy
He brought nu-metal to the masses in Slipknot and got grungy with Stone Sour – now, Corey Taylor is putting his pedal to the metal with a solo album of searing ‘70s rock ’n’ roll
They conquered the ‘90s, noughts and tens, and now Sevendust are kicking off their roaring ‘20s with an album set to redefine the very core of their signature style
2020 has put up one hell of a fight thus far, but for the South African nu-metal maniacs in Seether, it’s just another year in the life – one they’re ready to show what’s what
Look at this photograph… Okay, now read this interview, where Nickelback bassist Mike Kroeger looks back on 15 years of the iconic All The Right Reasons
Their new album may be called A Celebration Of Endings, but don’t get it twisted: Biffy Clyro ain’t going anywhere soon