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Corey Jackson

I like music, memes and meat-free meals. Alliteration too, apparently.

LISTEN TO THIS BAND BEFORE THEY BLOW UP: nightlife RELEASE DEBUT SINGLE “new low”

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What do you get when you cross groove with punch? nightlife. What do you get when you cross funk with prog? nightlife. What do you get when you cross soul and rnb with pop and post hardcore? nightlife. What do you get when you cross Stevie Wonder with Bring Me The Horizon? nightlife. What do […]

TOP ALBUMS OF THE 10S: 2014

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2014 was an interesting year for our scene. It seemed to be the beginning of a new era, with the classic ‘rise’ metalcore sound slowly starting to fade while other styles competed for the top spot. Here are the 10 albums our staff collectively decided were the most noteworthy: Honorable Mentions: Hail The Sun – […]

TOP 10 BRING ME THE HORIZON SONGS

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No matter what genre, what gender, what culture or what country of origin, the most notable and successful acts all have one particular trait in common; they always garner a passionate reaction. Bring Me The Horizon, the biggest band to come out of our scene in the last decade, do exactly that. Whether you wish […]

5 ALBUMS THAT SHOULD HAVE BLOWN UP

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Music is a funny business. You can have very minimal musical talent and have chart-topping songs while in contrast, you can be the most talented artist in the world and have very little success. Unfortunately, the art doesn’t speak for itself these days, there’s so many attributing factors when it comes to ‘making it’ in […]

10 POWERFUL SONGS ABOUT POLICE BRUTALITY

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Original Unmodified Photo by: Charles de Jesus Ideas of anti-establishment, equality and activism have always been at the forefront of heavy music. Musicians in our scene have always been extremely outspoken regarding social and political issues, as well as human rights.   Considering the current climate, here’s a list of 10 bands and their lyrical perspectives […]

TOP ALBUMS OF 2020 SO FAR: YOURS & OURS

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July 2; the exact middle of 2020. While it’s been a wild, unpredictable and frustrating year for us all, we’ve still been blessed with incredible music across the board and for that, we’re very thankful. In such uncertain times, we hope you’re remaining positive and able to appreciate the little things too. Anyway, that’s enough […]

Wait… BMTH Are Heavy Again?

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“This ain’t a warning, this is a war” On May 23, Bring Me The Horizon posted the first video of their BMTHS2 series, with vocalist Oli Sykes mentioning “We’re gonna be sharing our progress with you. You’re gonna see how we write remotely, how we record remotely, and everything in between”. 9 episodes in, and […]

20 COVERS OF MAINSTREAM SONGS THAT HOLD UP IN 2020

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I have a love-hate relationship with covers of mainstream songs in our scene. On one hand, many are incredibly light-hearted and fun to listen to, and have helped introduce me to bands that I had otherwise skipped over and not given a chance. Yet, on the other hand, I find a vast majority of them […]