This is never going to be seen as just another album, it’s the final recorded output of an excellent musician, and a master of his instrument. RIP Oli Herbert.
Liverpool’s Novacrow released EP Criminal Mastermind on November 16th and they kindly sent us a copy to gauge away at the distinctive storylines; from a werewolf-infested village in Fever Swamp to a ridiculous failed bank heist in Criminal Mastermind.
Can’t Swim, still pretty fresh to the scene, have gained a great following since their arrival in 2015. With their second studio album ‘This Too Won’t Pass‘ has it’s dark turns in relations to ex-relationships, expressing the emotions through the power of music. With lines like “Blocking out our future with my past” from My […]
UK hardcore powerhouse, Napoleon are back at it again. The bands new record, Epiphany, is out on November 2nd. The record follows the groups 2016 debut, Newborn Mind. Epiphany packs some serious punch into its 10 tracks, proving to be a 43 minute romp of power, passion and most importantly, grooves! Napoleon are often pegged […]
To know the pain the band must have gone through with their transition between All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us to Holy Hell, it has proven that proceeding with what they love best, and sharing their story with everyone has truly strengthened Architects and pushed for the challenge they encountered. The torch is held high in honour of the late guitarist Tom Searle who lost his life to cancer, who would have been proud of the record his fellow band members produced.
Listeners should be familiar with Hopeless Records group Stand Atlantic after having released their ‘Sidewinder‘ EP just last year. Now the band is back with a full-length album titled “Skinny Dipping” that contains 10 tracks, packed with emotions & plenty of lyrics that are sure to make one reminisce. Whether it be memories from good […]
Yorkshire rockers Chasing Dragons release their first full-length album, Faction. News that will excite their fans and since the realise of their debut EP in 2016 the band have been active playing shows and tours with Stone Broken, The Qemists, Skid Row, SikTh, InMe, Diamond Head, Aaron Buchanan and The Cult Classics, Courage My Love, […]
On their sophomore record (In Moment // In Memory), Our Hollow, Our Home delve into the emotions that come with the loss of a loved one. In particular guitarist Tobias Youngs father. It is hard to criticise an album that has such a personal meaning to the songwriter. Yet In Moment // In Memory is […]
Bristol’s alternative trio Blank Atlas released their hard-hitting second EP Canvas on 5th October 2018. Canvas shows a lot of promise as Blank Atlas break their way further into the music industry. The guitar is strongly at the forefront of this EP, heavy, chugging and very impressive. This is particularly the case in first song […]
Ottawa rockers Bearings have released their debut album Blue In The Dark through Pure Noise Records. The album is a groovy masterpiece from the opening of Where You Are to the close of Love And Decay. Where You Are begins with a groovy riff, catchy chorus and infectious drums, a feature which continues throughout the […]
From the opening heartfelt moments of this EP, it definitely seems to set tone for what you can expect from these indie rockers!
Admittedly, I don’t hear much about Manchester’s metal scene. You’d assume it’s as good as any UK city’s scene but it does have one thing that no other city in the UK has. Prognosis. Prognosis are a quartet from the aforementioned city of Manchester with one hell of a debut record on the way. Definition […]
Death And The Penguin is a unique name originating from a book by the author Andrey Kurkov & fits well for the unique sound of the band’s recent album release of “Anomie.” Consisting of four members Tobias Smith (vocals/guitar), Andy Acred (bass/vocals/keys/electronics), Chris Olsen (guitar/vocals/keys), & Phil Gadsden (drums); the band have successfully put together […]
Beartooth look set to survive the death of the Warped Tour metalcore scene with their third album Disease. It’s a more polished, more hook laden and a less heavy take on their sound which saw them thrive within the Warped Tour scene. There’s a definite US radio rock feel to this record, whilst still maintaining […]
After a 7 year hiatus if you are familiar with Reading based tech-metallers The Arusha Accord, you won’t be disappointed with their comeback release titled ‘Juracan’ which leads all previous roots of the heavy riffs and crazed hard-to-follow patterns drawing inspiration from their past while exploring new horizons. One thing I have always loved about […]