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.
The Fire of Motion: An interview with Zeal & Ardor
Manuel Gagneux discusses his eclectic project’s uncompromising originality and their new album, Stranger Fruit.
Album review: Zeal & Ardor – Stranger Fruit
Manuel Gagneux’s eclectic powerhouse return with a perfect tour de force.
Live review: Machine Head @ Guildhall, Southampton (13/05/2018)
A near-three-hour concert that features audio mishaps, a muddled set-list and “Man-Tit Sunday”, before ending in catastrophe.
“Music to Get Herpes By”: An interview with Nickelback
Ahead of their impending UK tour, Nickelback bassist Mike Kroeger chats about success, smash-hits and censorship.
Live review: Trivium, Code Orange, Power Trip and Venom Prison @ O2 Academy, Brixton, 21/4/2018
A generation-defining heavy metal showcase that singlehandedly secures the future of the genre.
Album review: Bleed from Within – Era
The extreme mavens’ fourth album perfectly fits in with a shifting metalcore landscape.
Live review: Myles Kennedy @ Islington Assembly Hall, 23/3/2018
The only place to see Alter Bridge’s lead singer dance the robot!
The Melody Inside: An interview with Myles Kennedy
The lauded Alter Bridge frontman discusses his new solo album – one 44 years in the making.
Reappraising Coma of Souls: Vintage thrash’s great last gasp
Mixing rampant madness with empowering melodies, Kreator’s fifth album redefined speed metal.
The extreme metal playlist to complete your perfect Valentine’s Day
If you aren’t already, these ten heavy tunes are bound to get you into the Valentine’s mood.
Interview: Asking Alexandria
Drummer James Cassells talks about the rockers’ return from the brink, and the amazing album that came about as a result.
EP review: Loathe / Holding Absence – This Is as One
British metal’s two brightest sparks collide head-on.
Hear This: Jonathan Davis – ‘What It Is’
The journey to the Korn frontman’s long-awaited solo album has begun.
Live review: Miss May I @ The Talking Heads, Southampton, 22/1/2018
Five bands, four hours… one hell of a rowdy evening.
Album review: Machine Head – Catharsis
An in-depth analysis of the controversial album currently splitting the metal scene in half.
Album review: Watain – Trident Wolf Eclipse
It’s loud. It’s Satanic. It’s terrifying. It’s perfect.
Album review: Asking Alexandria – Asking Alexandria
Is Danny Worsnop’s grand return really worth all the hype?
My Best Albums of 2017 - Matt Mills
This list has a lot of heavy metal on it. You have been warned.