Reviews

Fall Out Boy ‘Save Rock and Roll’

In case you’ve spent the last couple of months under a rock, or on the moon – or possibly under a rock ON the moon – this February, pop-punk heroes Fall Out Boy returned from a four-year hiatus with the promise of a new album, ‘Save Rock and Roll’. Clearly, the band have been just as impatient to get their ...

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The Ocean Between Us ‘SAVOIR FAIRE’

The North of England has a reputation of spitting out some of the gnarliest bands this side of Bring Me The Horizon, and The Ocean Between Us are no exception.  Originally formed in 2009, these Leeds based lads are releasing their debut album, ‘SAVOIR FAIRE,’ via record label A Wolf At Your Door on the 25th March, so if you ...

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Neck Deep ‘A History Of Bad Decisions’

At the start of the year people normally start looking for and talking about bands they think are going to burst into the scene and make an impact its at this point that everyone is keeping their ears out looking to see who that may be. Please allow me the introduce you to Neck Deep who are a very young ...

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Wardruna – Yggdrasil

In 2003 three Norwegians began the musical collective that is Wardruna to produce music derived from the elder futhark (an ancient runic alphabet the meanings to which were only rediscovered in the 19th century). Wardruna features the voices of Einar Kvitrafn Selvik, Kristian Espedal and Lindy-Fay Hella, with Selvik also taking on the roles of writer, multi-instrumentalist and producer. On ...

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A Hero for the World

The three-piece melodic metal band ‘A Hero for the World’ comprising of Jacob Kaasgaard (vocals and keyboards), David Sivelind (guitar and bass) – both originally from Sweden – and Andy Gentile (drums) from the USA, have now released an expansive self-titled album. The recording includes guest vocals from Louiebeth Aratan. The opening track ‘We Are Forever’ has that relentless pace ...

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BMTH Sempiternal Review

The outline for this review is really quite simple; forget everything you thought you knew about Bring Me the Horizon. The Sheffield five-piece have constantly changed what we know as British metalcore and have been one of the bands at the forefront of the genre since debut ‘Count Your Blessings’ back in 2006. Fourth album, entitled ‘Sempiternal’, recorded over three months ...

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Giant Drag – Waking Up Is Hard To Do

Giant Drag have had a lot of praise thrown their way or in the case that it’s only Annie Hardy that had stayed constant in the band-her way… In 2006 they were a highly thought of publication’s ‘pick’ to make it big, they’ve had comparisons to bands like My Bloody Valentine and Hardy has had guest spots with the mighty ...

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Voodoo Vegas – The Rise of Johnny Silver

News reaches us that Bournemouth has handed in its notice as a town for retired old folk, due to the noisy barrage of hard rock issuing forth from local young dogs Voodoo Vegas. We are currently looking into the evidence presented to us on their debut album, The Rise of Johnny Silver. There’s a bit of a synthesiser type sound ...

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Road to Horizon – Chapters

Road to Horizon have managed something quite spectacular with their new EP ‘Chapters’. The Leeds five-piece have created something that stands out above a genre overfilled with sound-a-likes. What makes ‘Chapters’ stand out is that, although a lot of the same elements are there, it sounds like a refreshing change of pace, which is something a lot of releases seem ...

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Adept – Silence the World

These days it seems like bands are constantly trying to straddle genres like an errant cowboy straddles two horses. This could be to appeal to the most amount of people, so the most amount of people will buy their music and come to their shows – the music industry is such, that bands can’t really afford to be picky about ...

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