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Hacktivist

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Rapcore, Progressive, djent, Math Metal, Grime


From: Milton Keynes, The United Kingdom
Founded: 2011

To progress, risk comes before reward, and convention must give way to invention.
In a scene saturated by sound-alike bands, the time has come to evolve or be left behind.

Featuring ex-members of Heart of a Coward, hard-hitting, raw energy is assured. However, Hacktivist is no mere re-tread of what has come before.

Hardwiring huge, devastating grooves with intelligent and insightful rhyme, Hacktivist are not afraid to split opinion. Read more on Last.fm

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Top 6 bands to see at Reading & Leeds Festival 2014

August 11th, 2014

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There are over 200 artists performing at Reading Festival. Assuming you’re not one of those pricks that goes to a festival just to see the headliners, that’s a hell of a lot of bands you don’t (yet) give a shit about to trawl through in the hope of finding your new love. Plus, you’ve got a job, pubs exist and you don’t even have a tent yet, so time is in short supply. That’s why we exist. We’re here to make sure that you don’t settle on wandering around in a field, blindly hoping to stumble upon greatness but settling on Deaf Havana or, even worse… Mallory Knox. Here are our top tips. Some are new bands and others are just great. Also, there are 12.

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Sunday Slaylist: Reading & Leeds Festival 2014

August 10th, 2014

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Bloody hell, there’s an awful lot of nonsense on the Reading and Leeds 2014 festival line-up, isn’t there? I mean, we know this isn’t a bona fide heavy music festival like Download and Sonisphere, but sweet flippin’ Jesus is there some pony stinking up the bill this year. That’s because it’s enormous – literally 100s of bands – but, as such, there are also a whole load of bloody excellent bands and this week’s Sunday Spotify Slaylist cuts through all that and brings you the very best of the heavy stuff that you can find if you sniff around the schedule a little bit.

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Photos: Enter Shikari @ New Brighton Pavilion – 15 April 2013

April 23rd, 2013

Enter Shikari at New Brighton Pavilion - 15 April 2013 by Matt Thomas

We’ve talked about how punk rock Enter Shikari are before. Right now they could be playing massive venues, raking in the cash, and generally have a bloody nice time of it being the world premier whatever-you’re-calling-it-this-week-core banbut-it’s-got-lasers-and-electronics-core band. But instead, they’re off playing deliberately much smaller venues than usual, just because they bloody want to. That’s how our photographer, Matt Thomas, was able to get so up close and personal with the action when they played the New Brighton (not near the Brighton you’re probably thinking of) Pavilion last week.

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Download Festival adds more than 30 bands to its 2013 line-up

January 16th, 2013

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Opinions? Too early in the morning for that. Just a list of bands after the jump.

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