Ali Shutler

SXSW 2021: 10 unmissable artists to catch at the new music festival

The annual new music showcase kicks off today (March 16) - and this year, it's all being broadcast online

A Day To Remember – ‘You’re Welcome’ review: a mish-mash of sounds and moany lyrics

The band's seventh album sounds like a time capsule from an era of more petty concerns

Sad Night Dynamite: Gorillaz-approved duo soundtracking a nightmarish alt reality

The Glastonbury duo's twisted take on, well, every genre has won them fans in Gorillaz, FKA Twigs and Pa Salieu

Machine Gun Kelly’s ‘Downfalls High’: ‘Grease 2’, ‘Kids’ and the key pop cultural influences

Filmmaker and producer Andrew Sandler walks us through his pop cultural playground

Kid Kapichi – ‘This Time Next Year’ review: a snarling debut full of grit, determination and blood-curdling fury

The Hastings band took matters into their own hands when the world shut down last year by self-producing this smart and fearless album

‘Downfalls High’ review: ‘Grease’ is the word in Machine Gun Kelly’s pop-punk playground

Rock out in the guitar-wielding rebel's teenage dream, inspired by Danny Zuko and the gang

Eurosonic Noorderslag review: virtual showcase where discovering new music has never been easier

The Dutch festival provided an energetic blueprint for new music showcases for years to come.

You Me At Six – ‘SUCKAPUNCH’ review: the thrilling sound of a band with nothing to lose

The rock five-piece suggested this might be their last record – on this evidence, let's hope that's not the case

A Bowie Celebration review: poignant tribute with hits and deep cuts from famous fans

An eclectic mic of stars raise a glass to the musical trailblazer on his birthday

Wargasm live in London: duo’s bruising live return is a reminder why bedroom metal will never thrive

The nu-metal pair snatch the title of 2020's Most Exciting Event In Metal away from Bill Bailey dancing to Metallica on Strictly with their first ever headline shows