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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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The metal messiah Dani Filth talks costumes, Cryptoriana and playing a metal gig in a church.

Beyond the Pale: An interview with Cradle of Filth

The metal messiah Dani Filth talks costumes, Cryptoriana and playing a metal gig in a church.

While you boycott Little Mix’s management and record label, there are thousands of talented musicians that would kill to be in the girl group’s spot.

#GiveLittleMixABreak proves people’s naivety to the harsh world of touring

While you boycott Little Mix’s management and record label, there are thousands of talented musicians that would kill to be in the girl group’s spot.

Old-school melodies unite with Gothic extremity in this manic double bill.

Live Review: Cradle of Filth and Savage Messiah @ The Engine Rooms, Southampton, 8/11/2017

Old-school melodies unite with Gothic extremity in this manic double bill.

Metalcore heavy-hitters Our Hollow, Our Home lead a stacked hometown bill of Halloween havoc.

Festival Review: Holloween

Metalcore heavy-hitters Our Hollow, Our Home lead a stacked hometown bill of Halloween havoc.

Derek Sherinian and Mike Portnoy are two of the most prolific musicians in rock. And they have another treat for you in the form of Sons of Apollo.

Strategic Wankery: An interview with Sons of Apollo

Derek Sherinian and Mike Portnoy are two of the most prolific musicians in rock. And they have another treat for you in the form of Sons of Apollo.

The American rock titans play a monster of a set, complete with backing from a full, 52-person orchestra.

Live review: Alter Bridge and the Parallax Orchestra @ The Royal Albert Hall, London, 3/10/17

The American rock titans play a monster of a set, complete with backing from a full, 52-person orchestra.

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.

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