Rock Reviews

Skindred Kill The Power Album Cover
Skindred – Kill The Power (, , )
25th February 2014 -

Skindred have a long standing reputation of being fantastic live and decidedly lacklustre on record. Having been a band now for sixteen years, they’ve been threatening to break through into the mainstream for some time. Is Kill The Power finally their crowning moment? Unfortunately, it seems not. Despite their best intentions and energetic frontman Benji Webbe and Co. mixing more… Read More »

You Me At Six Cavalier Youth Album Cover
You Me At Six – Cavalier Youth ()
10th February 2014 -

You Me At Six up until this point are a band I’ve remained largely indifferent to; No issue with listening to them at all and pleasant enough, but their music has never grabbed me and made me want to listen to it with any regularity. Having secured the first rock album number one in the UK album charts accolade for… Read More »

Blitz Kids The Good Youth Album Cover
Blitz Kids – The Good Youth ()
23rd January 2014 -

The second studio album from Blitz Kids is here! The Good Youth, the long awaited follow up to the 2011 release, Vagrants & Vagabonds has definitely been worth the wait. This is a significant step forward for the band in all areas, from start to finish this is an upbeat, positive album, oozing quality that will keep you coming back… Read More »

FFDP Five Finger Death Punch Wrong Side Of Heaven Volume Two Album Cover
Five Finger Death Punch – The Wrong Side Of Heaven & The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume Two (, )
18th December 2013 -

Five Finger Death Punch have had an amazing 2013. They’ve toured the arenas of Europe with Avenged Sevenfold, winning legions of new fans in the process. They’ve turned in show stealing performances on the Mayhem touring festival in the US, and they were one of THE bands of Download Festival 2013 (as can be seen from our review here). In… Read More »

Look Alive Mistakes and Milestones E.P Cover Art
Look Alive – Mistakes & Milestones (, )
26th November 2013 -

Hailing from Atlanta, Look Alive have unveiled their debut EP ‘Mistakes and Milestones’, which is released under the independent label Autumn + Colour, a label which admirably donate 10% of all profits to charity. Their E.P shows the comfort zone of their sound is Pop Punk, comparable to bands like The Wonder Years. The record starts with ‘Transitions’, which builds… Read More »