By James, 16th January 2017 End Of Year Awards, Features, News

The next entrant in Rock Sins traditional end of year awards is longtime contributor and senior writer James Halstead. Never one to shy away from a strong opinion or two, here is what James made of 2016’s musical output… Album of the Year – Architects – All Our Gods Have… Read More »

By Philip Whitehead, 13th January 2017 Gig Reviews, News

90s nostalgia has been steadily growing for a few years now, so it came as no surprise when two of the biggest nu metal acts of the era, Korn and Limp Bizkit, announced a joint-headline tour through the UK in late 2016. With hardcore stalwarts Madball joining in on the… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 12th January 2017 Festival News, News

Ritual Festival in Leeds was already a festival that had attracted our attention. Boasting Emperor man Ihsahn performing his (excellent and engaging) solo material as headliner, and with UK talent such as Conjurer also on the line up, it looked an intriguing new festival. They have now announced some new… Read More »

By Tal Fineman, 12th January 2017 Gig Reviews, News

Clutch are a band who are decidedly old school – as per the customs of the 1990s US stoner rock scene that facilitated their rise to prominence, the band play modern rock’n’roll with a retro, ‘70s feel that focuses on groove and the power of a simple, repetitive riff. It’s… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 11th January 2017 News

With their brand new album Night People closing in on the Number One spot in the album chart, You Me At Six have announced a surprise show tonight at The Key Club in Leeds (11th January 2017). The doors open at 9pm and the first 300 people through the door… Read More »