Bristol-based new metal outfit NO:IR are preparing to take the step from a promising band to one that captures a larger audience with the release of their EP Are We Really Alive on June 18.
 
The five-piece band follows the tried and true formula of rap versus metal but somehow manage to put enough variance on the music to give it that elusive edge in an increasingly cluttered market.
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It’s all happening in the world of metal this week!
 
Hacktivist are releasing their awesome new album Hyperdialect, with the boys celebrating by making the cover of this week’s DigiMag.
 
We also speak with NO:IR, Flotsam & Jetsam and Gary Numan about their new music, plus Australian thrash machine Desecrator premiere their sensational new song “Summoning”.
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Greetings from sunny Australia!
 
This week has seen a fair bit happen in the metal world, starting with the release of the new album Baptize from Atreyu. Frontman Brandon Saller stopped in for a chat about the new release this week and how he is handling his new role as lead vocalist.
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Since their debut in 2019, Bristol-based nu-metal five-piece NO:IR have evolved their sound from their hardcore roots to create a modern fusion from a host of genres. They take deep inspiration – and their name, from Film Noir, often characterised by cynicism, intricate plots and existential philosophy.
 
With five previous successful singles under their belt, the band have amassed more than 100,000 streams on Spotify.
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