Gail El-Halaby

Colourful haired Bristol based gal passionate about veganism, mental health and heavy music. Current faves include TesseracT, Monuments and Chon.

Bring Me The Horizon amo album artwork

Bring Me The Horizon – amo

It’s no secret that Bring Me the Horizon are no longer a metal band. Their deathcore and metalcore ‘Suicide Season’ and ‘Count Your Blessings’ days are truly over. Having been a massive fan circa Sempiternal (I still abide by the fact this was their best release), I was initially very judgemental of their drastic development….

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Soilwork - Verkligheten Album Cover

Soilwork – Verkligheten

Old school melodic death metallers Soilwork recently came out with their 11th studio album, a long three and a half years after their last release ‘Death Resonance’, leaving the biggest gap between two albums in their history. Though having gone through various line-up changes through their years, Soilwork have really built up a distinct and…

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You Me At Six VI Album Cover

You Me At Six – VI

Back in the day, You Me At Six were one of the bands that fuelled young teen emo dreams and their early albums such as ‘Take Off Your Colours’ (2008) and ‘Hold Me Down’ (2010) will always have a special place in my heart. Having consistently achieved a top five album since their second release…

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Skyharbor – Sunshine Dust

Skyharbor have had some substantial line-up changes over the years, with the departing of TesseracT’s Daniel Tompkins on vocals and Anup Sastry on drums in 2015. This could have signalled a dismantling of the group but were promptly replaced by Aditya Ashok on drums and Eric Emery on vocals, who had a big weight on…

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