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Matt Mills
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Freelance journalist at Metal Hammer, Prog, WhatCulture, The National Student and more. Film Studies student at University of Winchester. Heavy metal maniac. Horror movie aficionado. Twitter: @MattallicaMills. Instagram: MattallicaMills.
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Mixing extreme music with rock n’ roll, Deep calleth upon Deep could be black metal’s most accessible output yet.

Album Review: Satyricon – Deep calleth upon Deep

Mixing extreme music with rock n’ roll, Deep calleth upon Deep could be black metal’s most accessible output yet.

The fifth album by Florida shredders Death changed the face of extreme music forever.

Reappraising Individual Thought Patterns: Extreme metal’s overlooked magnum opus

The fifth album by Florida shredders Death changed the face of extreme music forever.

To commemorate its impending re-release, we revisit the album that elevated metal, rock and music as a whole.

Reappraising Master of Puppets: A look back at heavy metal’s greatest triumph

To commemorate its impending re-release, we revisit the album that elevated metal, rock and music as a whole.

The American quartet's biggest show to date is finally immortalised on disc, with some additional B-sides for good measure.

Album review: Alter Bridge – Live at the O2 Arena + Rarities

The American quartet's biggest show to date is finally immortalised on disc, with some additional B-sides for good measure.

A sumptuous slice of rock at its most adventurous and emotional.

Album Review: Leprous – Malina

A sumptuous slice of rock at its most adventurous and emotional.

Diverse and gorgeous in equal measure, the fourth record by Caligula’s Horse is a modern prog triumph.

Album review: Caligula’s Horse – In Contact

Diverse and gorgeous in equal measure, the fourth record by Caligula’s Horse is a modern prog triumph.

Angsty, grungy and raw, Arid Wave is bringing ‘90s alt rock back in a big way.

EP review: Arid Wave – Dead Friends

Angsty, grungy and raw, Arid Wave is bringing ‘90s alt rock back in a big way.

Getting to know the movement that spawned Hybrid Theory, Meteora and some of the most important albums in rock.

Breaking the Habit: A look back at Linkin Park and nu metal

Getting to know the movement that spawned Hybrid Theory, Meteora and some of the most important albums in rock.

Big melodies and even bigger riffs make this a powerhouse of a debut album.

Album review: Bad Sign – Live & Learn

Big melodies and even bigger riffs make this a powerhouse of a debut album.

The experimental Aussies get In Contact with forgotten dreams and subjective art.

Fearless Sound: An interview with Caligula’s Horse

The experimental Aussies get In Contact with forgotten dreams and subjective art.

After setting the rock world aflame with their House of Gold and Bones albums, does Stone Sour’s sixth record hold up?

Album review: Stone Sour – Hydrograd

After setting the rock world aflame with their House of Gold and Bones albums, does Stone Sour’s sixth record hold up?

A double bill of melodic, progressive rock descends on an unsuspecting London.

Live review: Caligula’s Horse and Brutai @ The Black Heart, London, 28/6/17

A double bill of melodic, progressive rock descends on an unsuspecting London.

Hardcore and heavy metal collide head-on, with a healthy share of captivating melodies along the way.

Album Review: Prong – Zero Days

Hardcore and heavy metal collide head-on, with a healthy share of captivating melodies along the way.

Pop, rock and metal collide beautifully in this mysterious project’s second EP.

EP review: Sleep Token – Two

Pop, rock and metal collide beautifully in this mysterious project’s second EP.

After losing the lauded Soundgarden front-man, will we ever see a rock musician of his calibre and charisma again?

Chris Cornell and the downfall of the “rock star” archetype

After losing the lauded Soundgarden front-man, will we ever see a rock musician of his calibre and charisma again?

Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess chats about 25 years of Images and Words, and plans for the band’s next album.

Future to Past: An interview with Dream Theater

Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess chats about 25 years of Images and Words, and plans for the band’s next album.

Dream Theater celebrates the 25th anniversary of their biggest album in the biggest way possible.

Live review: Dream Theater @ The Eventim Apollo, London (23/04/2017)

Dream Theater celebrates the 25th anniversary of their biggest album in the biggest way possible.

Black metal frontman Nergal trades the facepaint and growls for folk and classic rock, with immense results.

Album review: Me and That Man – Songs of Love & Death

Black metal frontman Nergal trades the facepaint and growls for folk and classic rock, with immense results.

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