Category Archives: Metal

To be or not to be hardcore: Bodyboarding Sountracks and Punk Rock

Extreme sports films have a long history of using great tunes to get the most out of their footage. Punk and surfing properly started getting cosy in┬áTaylor Steele‘s groundbreaking Momentum, which helped to spread SoCal punk. It’s well worth watching … Continue reading

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Good gig v Bad gig

It’s crazy how time changes you. When I was 16 all I wanted was heavy stuff to blow my socks off. Now I want contrast and intelligence. I’ve been a bit slack with blogging lately, despite having seen a fair … Continue reading

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The funnest doom and gloom

I wasn’t going to blog about last night’s Loma Prieta, Bastions and Monolithian gig in Bristol’s Exchange – I’ve never had a chance to properly check out the bands, and I’ve got no desire to do an NME and criticise … Continue reading

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Heavy as hell: Circle Takes the Square and Code Orange Kids

I go to some gigs because I know the music so well I’m unbelievably amped to see how it goes live. Some other times it’s just because someone’s invited me. I went to Bristol’s Exchange last night to see Circle … Continue reading

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