Album Reviews

Review: Johnny Touch – Inner City Wolves

Johnny Touch! Already they sound like an awesome band, like the name some super cool 80’s action hero. Johnny Touch is actually an Australian band led by Pahl Hodgson (lead vocals), Jamie Whyte (lead guitar), Inphiltrator (bass guitar and backing vocals), and finally Denimal (drums and backing Vocals). Johnny Touch have previously released a demo and two split 7” record, ...

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Review: Slash – World on Fire

‘World On Fire’ is the third solo album from British-American rock legend SLASH. This 17-track album is set to indeed follow in the footsteps of previously released critically acclaimed ‘Apocalyptic Love’. The album is released via Slash’s label Dik Hayd International, and then distributed through Roadrunner Records This will be the second release that this line-up has produced an album together ...

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Review: Machine Rox – Next Level

Metal Machine and Global Noise Attack member Richard K started Machine Rox as a personal side project, which grew into the band as it stands today. Completing the line-up is guitarist Valerian Oproriu, keyboard and backing vocals Aga, and newest member of Machine Rox, Drummer Nuj Farrow who joined in 2012. ‘Next Level’ is Machine Rox second studio offering the ...

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Review: H.E.A.T. – Tearing Down The Walls

A haunting melody of some regret stirs from the notes of a keyboard in cinematic overture before being edged out by the crash and ride of a bopping rock charge over which a young voice calls out: “My heart is on fire and I want you to feel the same. No turning back. Here I am. Here we stand – ...

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Review: Lonely The Brave – The Day’s War

It’s been a pretty good year for those Cambridge boys. Gaining traction with genuinely positive press, supporting the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Deftones, and hitting up the likes of Glastonbury, Download and Reading and Leeds; Lonely The Brave are one of the UK rock scene’s most hotly-tipped new acts around. Having only released an EP and a handful of ...

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Review: Bloodsoaked – Religious Apocalypse

BLOODSOAKED was formed in 2006 by Peter Hasselbrack who recorded the “Brutally Butchered” CD that was limited to 100 copies. “Brutally Butchered” was well received in the underground Death Metal scene and caught the attention of Comatose Music who released the CD in early 2007 to a worldwide audience and helped BLOODSOAKED get shows with Suffocation, Vital Remains, Incantation, Dying ...

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Review: Cenotaph – Riding Our Black Oceans

The band started in the mid-80s under the name Damned Cross. After recording a demo rehearsal “excretion of infected corpses” soon and like with most bands, line-up changes followed and they decide to adopt a new name that had more consistency with style and lyrics and this is how Cenotaph was born. In 1989 they recorded the first demo “Rise ...

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Review: War of Ages – Supreme Chaos

Hardcore Metal dudes War of Ages all the way from Pennsylvania!, released new album ‘Supreme Chaos‘ July 2014 via Facedown Records. Here is our track-by-track review. From Ashes Whoaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! Makes note to oneself not to turn the volume up to 11 unless they want their brains to explode!! What an amazing track! The musical flanks swagger melodically pushing the boundaries ...

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Review: Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) – You Will Eventually Be Forgotten

For anybody just discovering this awkwardly titled husband and wife duo, wading through their discography is quite an undertaking. Since Keith Latinen started the band as a solo project in 2006, the couple from Fenton, Michigan have been traipsing around the world playing their gentle emo sounds with friends including Mineral, The Early November, The World is a Beautiful Place ...

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Review: Linkin Park – The Hunting Party

Linkin Park founded in 1996, since the early 00’s they have made a big mark in the music industry. With ‘Hybrid Theory’ in 2000 selling over 4.8 million copies – this was their first album, so it’s by far deemed a massive success, shortly after that in 2002 they released a re-mastered version – it sold over 27 million copies making it ...

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