Tag Archives: rock

Polyphia

Interview: Clay Gober of Polyphia

Everyone on this planet goes nuts for a crackin’ groove; that’s just a fact. If there should so happen to be some quality finger smokin’ shred layered over the top of that, you got yourself a winning combo right there. Even if instrumental guitar-twiddliness isn’t your thing, we’d find it quite hard to find anyone who couldn’t get their ears ...

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Daughters

Daughters – You Won’t Get What You Want

At the end of the day, what we as a rock/metal fans really need is a challenge. Sure, most of us profess our rebellious nature, wearing our counter culture patches firmly on our sleeves, however it’s bands like Daughters that really put that those ethics to the test. Without care for your well being or enjoyment, this could arguably be ...

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Diamond Head

Diamond Head, Burnt Out Wreck, Saints of Sin, Neuronspoiler, Alteration – Four Sticks Weekender Four Sticks Weekender

Finding our way south of the river we see our way through the hustle and bustle of the capital’s maze of streets and tube lines to New Cross. Here a fantastic live venue with that cosy pub feel is embracing a three day live music festival of which we are lucky enough to enjoy the first day of. As with ...

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The Xcerts to release acoustic EP

After being teased with an acoustic version of their single ‘Daydream’ earlier this year, Scottish rockers, The Xcerts, will thankfully release a full acoustic EP on October 5th under Raygun Records. The EP, titled ‘Late One Night’ (owing to it actually being entirely recorded late over one night), will be released as a limited edition signed and numbered 12” vinyl, ...

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The Xcerts

The Xcerts had a Late One

Hailing from Scotland, though you’d never be able to tell with their unaccented vocals and no bagpipes insight rockers, The Xcerts, release an acoustic EP titled Late One Night. It was recorded, of course, entirely over one late night. Commenting on this, vocalist, Murray Macleod said, “We recorded the entire EP in one night which lent a nice organic feel ...

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Mia Klose is Stronger

Sweden’s blonde rock bombshell Mia Klose is back. Her new album, Stronger, will be released on the 28th September, marking her return to music after a two-year hiatus. Her sound and songwriting have matured, but the record is filled with hooks and 80s rock flavours. But that’s where the 80s ends –  It’s intended as music for the 21st century. ...

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Grusom – Grusom II

A little research can go a long way when it comes to checking out a band you’re set to review, a small taste of what you’re letting yourself in for, on my search I came across a review (albeit a positive one!) of this album that I thought set me up for a certain sound, and after a long, stressful ...

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Jawbone Open Up

 Arriving with a rich pedigree of having worked with a number diverse acts in their collective past, London-based four-piece Jawbone  will release their eponymous debut album on Friday 9th November 2018, following a swift tour round the UK. Jawbone  began as a collaboration between established solo artists Paddy Milner (keyboards, vocals) and Marcus Bonfanti (guitar, vocals), but were soon joined by the renowned rhythm section ...

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Face To Face with Rainbreakers

Shrewsbury’s Rainbreakers have announced the release of their debut album Face To Face on the 31stAugust.  Lead single ‘Heavy Soul’ having clocked up over 10,000 views in a month it’s fair to say anticipation for the album is high. The 10 track record was recorded with producer Tom Gittins (Robert Plant, Broken Witt Rebels) at Monochrome Productions and will be released on CD, ...

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Mushroomhead

Mushroomhead explore their visual side with ‘Volume III’ DVD Review

With the departure of original vocalist Jeffrey “Nothing” Hatrix and guitarist Tommy Church, Volume III shows US alt metallers Mushroomhead can live on. Despite their inconsistent lineup, they have been consistently entertaining, and the DVD reflects that. From official high definition music videos and live recordings to clips shot from a phone camera, they are all equally as immersive. It opens ...

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