Fake News

Influences: Fake News

As they launch their new ‘Time & Place’ EP, the Aussie melodic punk rockers pick out eight inspirational releases.

El Moono

Influences: El Moono

With their impressive debut album, ‘The Waking Sun’, taking in an array of sounds and styles, the Brighton alt-metallers told us about their influences.


Influences: HAAL

Ahead of releasing their intriguing debut EP, we spoke to the rising Bristol group about the albums that shaped their sound.

Royal Tusk

Influences: Royal Tusk

As they prepare to unleash their third album, Canadian hard rockers Royal Tusk tell all about their musical inspirations.

Future Static band promo image / Photo Credit: Beth Morrison

Influences: Future Static

Rising Aussie metallers Future Static talk us through seven albums that have influenced their debut full-length – ‘Liminality’.


Influences: Aiko

With new album ‘Fortune’s child’ providing a variety of sounds, we spoke to Brighton-based singer Aiko about her musical inspirations.

Influences: Mighty Tortuga

Jacob Berberich of New England emo rockers Mighty Tortuga, shares the influential albums and bands that shaped their new EP, ‘The Plague Inside Your Head.’

Pastel Faces

Influences: Pastel Faces

Genre-blending quartet Pastel Faces talk to us about the bands and artists that influenced their new EP, ‘Blossom’.

Influences: Kurokuma

Sheffield’s Kurokuma experimental blend of sludge, doom and psychedelic is confusing yet strangely addictive.

So it made perfect sense to find out who they consider their influences.

Anxious Hands

Influences: Anxious Hands

From Canadian hardcore to prog metal to classic metalcore, New England hardcore quintet Anxious Hands pick out six inspirational records.

Influences: George Gadd

Nottingham singer-songwriter George Gadd gives us an insight into the bands and artists that have inspired him.

Influences: Not Ur Girlfrenz

Emerging Texan teens Not Ur Girlfrenz pick out the band’s that have influenced them in their young career.

Influences: Bitch Hawk

Don’t be fooled by Bitch Hawk’s relentless and vigorous brand of metal. Their influences stretch far and wide.

Influences: VOLA

Danish genre-crossing prog rockers VOLA pick out 10 of their most influential albums.

Influences: DeWolff

Having released their latest collection of vintage psychedelic and blues rock in the form of ‘Thrust’, we spoke to Dutch trio DeWolff about seven albums that have shaped their sound for over ten years.

Influences: Broadside

Ahead of their Slam Dunk Festival 2018 appearance, US pop-punks Broadside pick out 5 influential songs.

Influences: SEASONS

As they return with their third EP, ‘Chapters’, Bedfordshire’ SEASONS tell us about the musicians and bands that have shaped their sound.

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