13 genuinely great nu-metal songs

Funny old game, nu-metal. As a moment in time it was perfection, bringing fresh ideas and even fresher fans into the alternative subculture. For fans of my generation nu-metal was more than just exciting. It was vital. And then, just… Continue Reading

Chris Nee’s Albums of the Year 2016: 10 to 1

It’s been more than adequately publicised elsewhere, but 2016 has been a fabulous year for heavy music. Various niches have found a satisfying groove, from goth-flavoured post-punk to the very edges of extreme metal. Few of my favourite twenty albums… Continue Reading

Chris Nee’s Albums of the Year 2016: 20 to 11

It’s the moooost wonderful time of the year. Not because of Christmas. Not because of festive food and drink, or a bottomless supply of Quality Street, or Boxing Day football. Well, a bit because of Boxing Day football. But also… Continue Reading