Tom Barry is the drummer for London hardcore band Kartel and has been a fixture of the city's hardcore music scene since the mid 1990s. He began covering alternative and underground music as a staff writer with Big Cheese magazine before moving into youth work and continuing to contribute to community-focused publications. His writing has covered a variety of subjects—from interviews with Slayer to the content of local school meals. He looks forward to playing and attending as many hardcore shows as possible before he dies.
Sophia Schorr-Kon is a freelance photographer who took up photography at the London College of Communication. She has covered a large range of UK music festivals such as Glastonbury and Bestival. She has also worked with many up and coming bands and established musicians shooting for labels such as Sony. Schorr-Kon also works within the political sphere and regularly contributes to the New Statesman.