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CONTENTS NEWS 04 - Your thoughts 08 - The Plot in you 12 - Don’t Look down

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FEATURES 18 - Xara Griffiths 20 - Britian Vs America 28 - Poster pullouts 34 - Biffy clyro Disaster

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British, loud and witty. Xara Griffiths is taking the music world by storm a with the release of her second album The Devil Calls. In the past month the unconventional music of the soloist has conquered the states and is now tackling our shores. Origionally from San franscico, Xara started out making music with her band ‘The Boy will Drown’. They gained some recognition withing the state but didn’t get much further. The band split and Xara decided to persue her solo career. Her earlier stuff is a similar style to her old band but where they failed she smashed it . “I remeber my parents telling me to focus on what I loved, and not to let the split phase me’ says Xara“ I just didn’t care about anything but the music”. A mix between The Devil Wears Prada, Liferuiner and Enter Shikari, her second album The Devil Calls, is full of tracks that have us falling in love with metal again. It features her single Stay strong, which shows off

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single Stay strong, which shows off the rest of the albums potential. It’s metalcore but not as you know it and as Xara says ‘It’s a lot of noise with music in there somewhere’. It’s a lot heavier than her older tracks with a strong bass and guitars in drop D. (perfect for your angry days). After the realease, Xara Griffiths annouced her tour in the spring, where she’ll spread the word of her new energetic sound. +


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