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  • Three members of the band Gorgoroth wearing black and white facepaint playing live

    Tonight It’s a World We Bury – review

    Bill Peel’s book provides a compelling case for black metal having potential to be a revolutionary artform, writes Gerry Hart

  • Six people pose in brightly coloured clothes and balaclavas

    Riot daze

    In the current political climate, despair come easy. From Pussy Riot to queer cabaret, we must find hope in one another, argues Siobhan McGuirk

  • People outside The Cluny music venue in Ouseburn, Newcastle

    Will the beat go on?

    Gerry Hart reports on lockdown, gentrification and the face of Newcastle’s live music

  • acid corbynism

    Acid Corbynism’s next steps: building a socialist dance culture

    Matt Phull and Will Stronge share more thoughts about the post-capitalist potential of the Acid Corbynist project

  • Bob Dylan

    The Politics of Bob Dylan

    The protest songs for which Bob Dylan is most famous were written in a 20-month burst in the early 1960s. Within a year Dylan had turned his back on them – not in renunciation of politics, argues Mike Marqusee, but to pursue a deeper kind of radicalism