The Team



Favourite bands: The Regrettes, Harry Styles, Enter Shikari, Dead!, Placebo, The Vaccines
Favourite album: The Damned: Damned Damned Damned
Favourite song: The Cure: The End Of The World
Best gig: The Libertines @ Hoping for Palestine, June 2018
Lyric worth remembering: Dancing is the best revenge!!!
Most likely to wear: Loud shirts
Favourite place: On a train


Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Favourite bands: Moose Blood, Architects, Arcane Roots, Rise Against, Creeper
Favourite album: Blind Melon: Blind Melon
Favourite song: The Used: Taste of Ink
Best gig: 30 Seconds To Mars @ Main Square Festival, July 2013
Lyric worth remembering: Live right now, just be yourself; it doesn't matter if it's good enough for someone else
Most likely to feel: Inspired and determined
Favourite month and why: June – the start of festival season


Founder & Creative Lead

Favourite bands: Trash Boat, The Wonder Years, Stick To Your Guns, Boston Manor, Deaf Havana
Favourite album: Trash Boat: Crown Shyness
Favourite song: 30 Seconds to Mars: Closer To The Edge
Best gig: 30 Seconds To Mars @ Main Square Festival, July 2013 (as well)
Lyric worth remembering: We can go out for a couple, or maybe a few, It wasn't getting drunk I loved, it was being with you
Most likely to feel: Restless and hungry
Favourite day and why: Taking Back Sunday - MakeDamnSure!!

Alice Andrews

Senior Correspondent

Favourite bands: Stone Sour, The Skints, 30 Seconds To Mars, Slipknot
Favourite album: Paramore: Brand New Eyes
Favourite song: The JB Conspiracy: Say Goodbye
Best gig: Zebrahead @ The Booking Hall, Dover, October 2018
Lyric worth remembering: Don't you go worry about tomorrow because tomorrow won't be worrying about you
Most likely to feel: Optimistic
Favourite month and why: September - it's never done anything wrong

Louise Andrews

Senior Correspondent

Favourite bands: Green Day, Stone Sour, Queen, The JB Conspiracy
Favourite album: Cane Hill: Too Far Gone
Favourite song: Slipknot: The Blister Exists
Best gig: Green Day @ O2 Arena, February 2017
Most likely to feel: Enthusiastic
Favourite month and why: December - Christmas jumpers


Emo Correspondent

Favourite bands: My Chemical Romance, Creeper, The Libertines, Panic! At The Disco
Favourite album: My Chemical Romance: I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love
Favourite song: Linkin Park: Papercut
Best gig: Creeper @ Kingston College, April 2017
Lyric worth remembering: Don't lose your fight, kid, it only takes a little push to pull on through
Most likely to feel: Restless
Favourite month and why: June - The beginning of summer


Punk Correspondent

Favourite bands: Gnarwolves, Creeper, My Chemical Romance
Favourite album: The Brobecks: Violent Things
Favourite song: Creeper: Into the Black
Best gig: Creeper @ Kingston College, April 2017
Lyric worth remembering: I won't hesitate to make all the big mistakes 'cause I get so excited when my sky falls down
Most likely to feel: Curious and Determined
Favourite month and why: September - the colours


Metal Correspondent

Favourite bands: Fall Out Boy, In This Moment, Creeper, Green Day, Hollywood Undead
Favourite album: In This Moment: Black Widow
Favourite song: Fall Out Boy: Young and Menace
Best gig: Creeper @ Electric Ballroom, March 2017
Lyric worth remembering: I'm walking down the line that divides me somewhere in my mind.
Most likely to feel: Sociable
Favourite month and why: October because it contains Halloween


Correspondent of the Heart

Favourite bands: My Chemical Romance, Panic! At the Disco, COIN, Foster the People, The Wombats, Muse
Favourite album: Panic! at the Disco: Pretty. Odd
Favourite song: Muse: Mercy
Best gig: SWMRS @ O2 Academy Islington, October 2017
Most likely to wear: Something Star Wars related
Favourite book and why: Anything by Douglas Adams, because how could you not love?

Jamie McNicholas

Associate Editor

Favourite bands: Architects, Grader, Trash Boat, Deftones, Rolo Tomassi, FFAF, Bruce Springsteen, Machine Head, Smashing Pumpkins, Stick To Your Guns
Favourite album: Architects: All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
Favourite song: Get This: Slipknot
Best gig: Bring Me The Horizon for the Teenage Cancer Trust @ Royal Albert Hall, April 2016
Lyric worth remembering: ...most of the time
Favourite film: The Shining - Kubrick is a genius



Favourite bands: Radiohead, My Chemical Romance, Placebo, Wolf Alice, Enter Shikari, Boston Manor, IDLES
Favourite album: Radiohead: In Rainbows
Favourite song: Wolf Alice: Don’t Delete The Kisses
Best gig: Radiohead @ TRNSMT Festival, July 2017
Lyric worth remembering: boycott love, detox just to retox
Favourite place: Key Club!!!
Favourite book: The Bloody Chamber



Favourite bands: Muse, Taking Back Sunday, My Chemical Romance, Enter Shikari, Bastille, The Wombats, Death Spells
Favourite album: Muse: Origin of Symmetry
Favourite song: Fall Out Boy: Hum Hallelujah
Best gig: Architects @ O2 Academy Brixton, November 2016
Lyric worth remembering: The universe won't wait for you
Most likely to be: Eating hummus at 2am
Favourite place: Bed


Southern Correspondent

Favourite bands: The Maine, Catfish And The Bottlemen, All Time Low, The Wombats, Beach Weather
Favourite album: The Wombats: Glitterbug
Favourite song: One Night Only: Say You Don’t Want It
Best gig: Catfish And The Bottlemen @ Alexandra Warehouse, November 2016
Lyric worth remembering: Control what you can, confront what you can’t
Most likely to wear: Denim jackets in any weather
Favourite film: Big Hero 6 because Baymax is easily the best Disney character going and deserved better publicity


Correspondent of Whatever

Favourite bands: Biffy Clyro, Linkin Park, Pearl Jam, HIM, Feeder, Placebo
Favourite album: Linkin Park: Hybrid Theory
Favourite song: Placebo: Nancy Boy
Best gig: Biffy Clyro @ Download Festival, June 2017
Lyric worth remembering: I'm strong on the surface, not all the way through
Most likely to feel: Like a marshmallow
Favourite day: Every day

J. Dancer

Hardcore Correspondent

Favourite bands: Code Orange, Hundredth, Grader, Vales
Favourite album: Converge: You Fail Me
Favourite song: Refused: New Noise
Best gig: Code Orange @ Kentish Town Forum, March 2017
Lyric worth remembering: The freaks will finally have their say
Most likely to say: Nothing
Favourite film: Almost Famous

M. Phoenix


Favourite bands: Twenty One Pilots, Cavetown, Muse, Panic! At The Disco
Favourite album: Twenty One Pilots: Self Titled
Favourite song: Cavetown: Pigeon
Best gig: Let's Rock @ Bristol
Lyric worth remembering: You don't have to be a hero to save the world, it doesn't make you a narcissist to love yourself
Most likely to say: Something new and different
Favourite book: Perks of Being a Wallflower - It's different. The idiosyncratic views each character shows, makes the book an interesting, yet perfectly quick read.