Rock Reviews

Paramore - Paramore self titled album cover
Paramore – Paramore (Self Titled) (, )
31st May 2013 -

Artist: Paramore Album: Paramore (Self Titled) Release Date: 8th April 2013 Record Label: Fueled By Ramen For Fans Of: We Are The In Crowd, Kelly Clarkson, New Found Glory, Avril Lavigne, You Me At Six This is the album a lot of people thought wouldn’t happen. Paramore were supposed to implode when their numbers reduced from five to three, leaving… Read More »

Airbourne – Black Dog Barking ()
21st May 2013 -

How you feel about Airbourne, and a new Airbourne album, is really dependant on your point of view regarding the merits of music’s necessity to expand and evolve. If you think that artists should explore new avenue’s and reinvent themselves on each new release then this is not for you. If, however, you know what you like and you like… Read More »

Stone Sour – House of Gold and Bones (Parts One & Two) (, )
7th May 2013 -

Stone Sour’s latest release – House of Gold and Bones Part Two is, as is heavily implied by the title the second instalment of the ‘House of Gold and Bones’ double album. Unfortunately it just completes the impression given by Part One that House of Gold and Bones falls into that most common trap for double albums. There’s just too… Read More »

Earthtone9 – IV (, , )
20th April 2013 -

IV is earthtone9’s first album since their 2010 reunion – making it the bands first full-length in 13 years. However, there’s a big difference between performing old crowd favourites live and reuniting after so long to write music. Will earthtone9’s reunion peter out in a flurry of nostalgia and half-baked ideas? Happily, the answer to this question at least is… Read More »

People On Vacation The Summer & The Fall Album Cover
People On Vacation – The Summer & The Fall ()
10th April 2013 -

Artist: People On Vacation Album: The Summer & The Fall Record Label: Brando Records Release Date: April 21st 2013 For Fans Of: Smile Smile, Bowling For Soup, Jimmy Eat World, Bob Seger People On Vacation are something of an unlikely combination. Smile Smile’s Ryan Hamilton and Bowling For Soup’s Jaret Reddick, on first glance, would not appear to make a… Read More »