Posts by: Matt Mills


Metallica | A beginner’s guide

They’re the biggest metal band on the planet, have spent 11 uninterrupted years in the charts, and have sold more than 125 million albums. With eleventh record 72 Seasons on the horizon, here’s everything you need to know to introduce yourself to Metallica.

Joseph Lawrence

Joseph Lawrence: ‘Timelessness is what I strive for’

As half of soul-pop duo Joseph Lawrence & The Garden, the Ipswich-born Londoner was a rising star signed to a major label. Then he dissolved the band and went solo without any money. Two years later, the musician tells whynow why his upcoming album is worth all the hardship.

A.A. Williams

A.A. Williams: ‘I have no problem with being a vulnerable person’

A.A. Williams mesmerised with the gothic pop/rock of debut album Forever Blue in summer 2020. Two years, one pandemic and countless concerts later, she’s returning with an even darker, heavier follow-up. The UK’s bleakest singer-songwriter guides whynow through the life behind her sullen songs.

Pale Waves

Pale Waves: ‘We give a voice to those who can’t be heard’

On last year’s Who Am I?, Pale Waves frontwoman Heather Baron-Gracie wrestled with love and her own identity. Now, with the brand-new Unwanted, she’s using pop-punk to take a swing at society’s arseholes. She tells whynow about her newfound confidence and being a gay woman in rock.