All Posts by: ChrisAxe

By ChrisAxe, 25th April 2011 393 Views

This beast has been lurking in the dark of my iPod for the past week, just biding its time, patiently waiting for the moment that I’d press play and it would come bursting out the speakers. Sumptuous melodies, delicately crafted harmonies and intricate arrangements have all been refused entry by the burly bouncer on the studio door. Oh no, Sir,… Read More »

By ChrisAxe, 25th April 2011 843 Views ,

Whoah! Sounds like the 90’s. Well not the bleak Oasis dominated years but the good bits when Nirvana ruled the MTV airwaves. Imagine what it would sound like if Weezer’s heavier brother formed a band with The Vines heavier brother and he knew The Smashing Pumpkins heavier brother? Well, that would be Violent Soho from Mansfield, Australia who rip through… Read More »

By ChrisAxe, 25th April 2011 460 Views , ,

The world of progressive post-rock is a difficult genre for a band to stand out from the crowd. With so many bands persuing the repeated trickle of notes for several minutes that eventually builds into an all too predictable crescendo, it is refreshing to hear that Heights have taken a different path along their soundscape. The three piece from Reading… Read More »

By ChrisAxe, 25th April 2011 388 Views ,

“Kvelertak shamelessly draw inspiration from every corner of something that could fit into their idea of good hard-hitting and catchy rock’n’roll. Regardless of genre, but always truthful to the basic idea of the band; good songs performed with the tongue-in-cheek attitude of their punk-rock pioneers.” Releasing their much anticipated debut album, Kvelertak are already well known in Norway for their… Read More »

By ChrisAxe, 25th April 2011 520 Views ,

Furyon, hailing from Brighton, released their debut album ‘Gravitas’ on June 23rd. On the same day they also pushed out 120,000 copies of their ‘Underdog’ EP with ‘Classic Rock’ magazine in what is a bit of a coup for an unsigned band. Produced by Rick Beato (Shinedown, Fozzy) with a traditional classic British rock sound that is almost tailor made… Read More »