Gavin Brown

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Ever since I discovered my Dad’s Doors and Alice Cooper records, I have had an all encompassing passion for music. I attended my first gig (The Almighty) in 1994 and have been attending gigs all over the world ever since. I have always been into the heavier side of music but have definite eclectic tastes. hardcore, grindcore, death metal, punk, sludge metal, hip hop and doom are some of favourites but if it’s good I’ll give it a listen and am always on the lookout for new bands, artists and albums. Reviewing albums and gigs is a big passion for me too and am always on the lookout to do more and more.

Articles by Gavin Brown

Pijn & Conjurer – Curse These Metal Hands

Curse These Metal Hands is a total success and one that both Conjurer and Pijn should be rightly proud. Here’s hoping this is not the last we will hear of them together.

Supersonic Festival, 2019 – Birmingham

In Part 2 of our review of Supersonic 2019, Gavin Brown shares his Friday and Saturday highlights…

Kevin Martin (The Bug/King Midas Sound/Zonal) – Part II

Kevin Martin has released music under a multitude of different projects over the last twenty five years. From The Bug and King Midas Sound to Zonal and beyond, his music has always been forward thinking and always pushing the boundaries of sound. With …

Hey Colossus

Supersonic Festival has been wowing audiences with its varied lineups since 2003 and this year’s event held between 19th-21st July is shaping up to be an absolute cracker. With performances from Neurosis, Godflesh, The Bug & Moor Mother, Mono, and …

Kevin Martin (The Bug/King Midas Sound/Zonal) – Part I

Kevin Martin has released music under a multitude of different projects over the last twenty five years. From The Bug and King Midas Sound to Zonal and beyond, his music has always been forward thinking and always pushing the boundaries of sound. With …

Big Lad

Supersonic Festival has been wowing audiences with its varied lineups since 2003 and this year’s event held between 19th-21st July is shaping up to be an absolute cracker. With performances from Neurosis, Godflesh, The Bug & Moor Mother, Mono, and …

AJA

Supersonic Festival has been wowing audiences with its varied lineups since 2003 and this year’s event held between 19th-21st July is shaping up to be an absolute cracker. With performances from Neurosis, Godflesh, The Bug & Moor Mother, Mono, and …

Big Joanie

Supersonic Festival has been wowing audiences with its varied lineups since 2003 and this year’s event held between 19th-21st July is shaping up to be an absolute cracker. With performances from Neurosis, Godflesh, The Bug & Moor Mother, Mono, and …

Stephen Brodsky from Cave In

Gavin Brown had a chat with Cave In vocalist and guitarist Stephen Brodsky to hear all about the band’s new album and the difficult process of finishing it, how ‘Final Transmission’ serves as a tribute to Caleb Schofield, favourite memories and history of Cave In and their recent live shows and tributes.

HHY & The Macumbas

Supersonic Festival has been wowing audiences with its varied lineups since 2003 and this year’s event held between 19th-21st July is shaping up to be an absolute cracker. With performances from Neurosis, Godflesh, The Bug & Moor Mother, Mono, and …

Matters

Supersonic Festival has been wowing audiences with its varied lineups since 2003 and this year’s event held between 19th-21st July is shaping up to be an absolute cracker. With performances from Neurosis, Godflesh, The Bug & Moor Mother, Mono, and …

Blanket

Supersonic Festival has been wowing audiences with its varied lineups since 2003 and this year’s event held between 19th-21st July is shaping up to be an absolute cracker. With performances from Neurosis, Godflesh, The Bug & Moor Mother, Mono and A …

Acid Cannibals – Horny For Tomorrow

Horny For Tomorrow is a brilliant release, packed full of life affirming zest and anger and is a more than worthy follow up to their debut EP.

Interview – Spotlights

Spotlights are a trio who describe the sublime music they make as dreamsludge, an apt description that takes in shimmering and dreamlike soundscapes and combines it with the heaviness of sludge to create an ethereal noise. Their new album Love & De …

Cocaine Piss – Passionate And Tragic

Do yourself a favour and devour this album, then go and see them live where the songs will no doubt take on a new life of their own in the most energetic and life affirming way possible. 

Jason Carty and Jodie Cox from Markers

London guitar duo Markers have just released their brilliant debut album Heaven In The Dark Earth. We caught up with both of the bands members, Jason Carty and Jodie Cox to hear all about the album as well as discussing forthcoming live plans, the pair …

Caspar Brotzmann Massaker

With Southern Lord reissuing the first two Caspar Brotzmann Massaker  albums, we caught up with Caspar himself to talk all about them, his memories of making them, the history of Massaker as well as his other musical projects both past and present and what he is working on next.

Endon – Boy Meets Girl

It’s a glorious noise that Endon make and long may they continue doing just that.

Teeth Of The Sea

Personally I love being in the studio; that’s where we really get to indulge every idea we can come up with, and it’s never too arduous making a Teeth Of The Sea record, we tend to work very quickly due to the fact that we can’t afford much time in the studio.

Interview & exclusive video premiere: Barnett + Coloccia

Gavin Brown had a chat with Faith Coloccia and Alex Barnett to talk all about their new album ‘VLF’ and how the recording and creation of the album went as well as Faith’s work with her other projects Mamiffer and Mára as well as the SIGE record label and what inspires them as an artist.

Deceased – Ghostly White

Put Ghostly White on, turn it up loud and revel in the triumph of the band’s timeless death and horror obsessed metal sound.

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