Team Member: Tom Butterworth

Hi, I'm Tom Butterworth. Born and raised in Northampton, resident in Liverpool for six years now. I've been obsessive about music for over ten years. My favourite bands include Nightwish, The Beatles, Letlive, Slipknot, Pink Floyd, The Menzingers and Biffy Clyro among others. \m/

Tom Butterworth's Articles:

The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing reveal Baby Farmer lyric video

Victorian style punks, The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing have dropped a lyric video for Baby Farmer from their new album Double Negative. The song actually takes inspiration from a historical serial killer, as explained by bassist Marc Burrows “This is the story of Amelia Dyer, a ‘baby farmer’. She would offer […]

Shinedown announce Attention Attention and drop Devil video

Shinedown have announced details of their 6th studio album, Attention Attention, due for release on May 4th. They have also unleashed the video for lead single and album opener, Devil. For the first time, Shinedown have not enlisted an outside producer; instead, bassist Eric Bass handled production duties for this latest LP. This album, the […]

Halestorm announce HUGE UK tour!

US hard rockers Halestorm are returning to the UK to play their biggest headline shows on our shores yet. The meteoric rise that Halestorm have been on since releasing their debut album in 2010 is nothing short of astonishing, especially when you consider they have only released two more full length releases in that time.  […]

Tesseract announce European tour w/Between The Buried And Me & Plini

Tesseract have announced a European tour in November with support from Between The Buried And Me and Plini. The UK tech metallers will be touring their new album, Sonder, due for release on April 20th. The tour will begin Cologne wrapping up nearly a month later in Esch, Luxembourg. Talking about the tour, vocalist Daniel […]

Half Noise drop new video Flowerss

Half Noise, the side project of Paramore drummer Zac Farro, have released a video for the title track of the brand new EP Flowerss, due out on 4th May. The director of the video, Alex Kranzusch discussed the variety of styles used to bring the song to life: “I really vibed with this song walking […]

Blackberry Smoke announce UK tour

US southern retro rockers Blackberry Smoke are returning to the UK for a run of headline dates! They release their sixth studio album, Find A Light on April 6th and will be hitting the road here in November! “We can’t wait to get back to the UK and share our new album ‘Find A Light’ […]

Pretty Pistol announce new EP and reveal new single!

Pretty Pistol have announced a brand new EP and dropped a new video! The EP, titled Welcome To The Dead Club will be released April 13th and the new video for Drive Me To The Dogs can be viewed below. Speaking about the new song, the band state: “Drive Me to the Dogs is about […]

TechFest announce more bands!

*FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT KLAXON* TechFest has announced it’s second wave of bands for this years festival at Newark Showground! Protest The Hero will be playing a special anniversary show for their album Fortress, with Norma Jean also celebrating their album, Redeemer. Forefathers of the tech scene, SikTh, return to the festival after releasing an excellent come […]

Parkway Drive return with brand new single Wishing Wells

Australian metalcore crew Parkway Drive have ascended through the ranks in recent years and many view the follow up to 2015’s Ire, due out later this year allegedly, as a hugely important record, not just for the band but for the scene as a whole. So now, we officially have our first taste in new […]

The Hyena Kill unleash new single and announce EP

Manchester duo, The Hyena Kill have released a brand new single, Exit Mast, taken from their new EP, Spun, due out 23rd April. This is a follow up to debut album Atomised, released in 2o16 which led to support slots as prestigious as opening up for Max and Igor Cavalera. Discussing the upcoming EP, vocalist and […]

Carry The Crown release EP and new video

Alt rockers Carry The Crown released their second EP, Not Alone, on March 2nd. Although not strictly speaking a conceptual release, the EP does follow a rough theme following the important choices you make and the chances you could take in life. They also dropped a video for the song Hold Me. Speaking about the […]

Awooga announce debut album, Conduit

Awooga, doom rockers hailing from Sheffield, have announced the release of their debut full length album, Conduit, due for release April 20th. Having only one other release, 2016’s Alpha EP, Conduit sees Awooga further exploring dismal sludge and euphoric space. They have also released a video for brand new single Waterhole, check it out below! […]

Æves release Wild Hearts music video

Æves released their new EP Desire on 26th February and have now dropped a brand new video! The video, for the track Wild Hearts, is a psychedelic, kaleidoscopic experience and was directed by Arielle Kruger. Discussing the track, vocalist Molly O’Malley said this: “Wild Hearts was such a fun track to record. It’s a song […]

At The Gates unveil artwork for To Drink From The Night Itself

At The Gates, pioneers of the melo-death movement have unveiled the artwork for their brand new album To Drink From The Night Itself (which might just be the most metal title ever). After splitting up in 1996, the band reformed and released At War With Reality in 2014. Now they return with the follow up, and […]

IDestroy reveal video for new single Lemons

Bristol’s all girl riff machine IDestroy have released a single and video. The song, called Lemons, is the first track to be released from their upcoming EP Pure Joy of Life, to be released on March 9th. Having unleashed their debut EP last year and picking up positive reviews from Kerrang! and Planet Rock, they […]

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