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The final track on Gallows’ fourth album is titled ‘Swan Song’, and considering the rate at which they’ve been losing members in recent years, you’d be forgiven for misreading that…

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Almost two years after their frontman Frank Carter announced he was leaving to form stadium-rock chasers Pure Love, Watford punks Gallows are now an entirely Carter-free zone. Just a few weeks…

The Watford punks are preparing to unleash their first full-length effort without Frank Carter, and they’ve come out swinging. ‘Last June’ feels like a return to their early days, complete…

Leeds Festival 2010

Forget yourselves/You’re all going to burn in hell/You have no redeeming features” snarls Britannia’s most vicious straight-edge warrior. To be fair, it’s not the first time we’ve been told we…

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The last time a flame-haired iconoclast found himself at the forefront of British punk, he coined a timeless phrase: “anger is an energy”. Energy is a useful thing; it alters…

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They’ve shone like stars ever since they poked their heads above the punk underground in mid-2006. But there’s a moment that occurs at the butt-end of Gallows’ set this evening,…

Still bludgeoning their way into the nation’s hearts, Gallows have come up with a magnificent follow-up to ‘Staring At The Rude Bois’: a completely uncommercial, lacerating blitz of razorwire riffs,…

There are a few reasons why this song should be the first disappointing thing the “coolest man in the world”™ Frank Carter has ever put his name to. Firstly, it’s…

Spitting, gouging, scything, raging – and that was just the scrum in the office to get hold of the review copy – such is the wonder of Gallows. “So you’re…

It’s not a good start. Torrential rain forces the outdoor stage, erm, indoors, shattering the dreams of several local bands who end up playing to nobody. By the time The…

Yes, yes, ‘Orchestra Of Wolves’ has been out for ages. But since that day, fortune has smiled on Gallows in extreme ways. Their debut now amounts to a year zero…

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Merely listening to a Gallows record in your tiny bedroom at home is a little bit like licking the pages of 101 Amazing Cake Recipes. Shorn of the live spectacle…

Gallows amble onstage. They pick up their instruments. They eye up the anxious crowd and look to each other. Then, out of nowhere, about three seconds into opener ‘Just Because…