Rock Reviews

Royal Republic We Are The Royal Album Cover
Royal Republic – We Are The Royal ()
7th November 2011 -

Royal Republic are a band who’ve really made people sit up and take notice in the last few months. I’d never heard of them before until I was persuaded by Neil (Rocksins editor) to go and watch them at Download earlier this year. It was a shrewd piece of advice as they whipped a capacity Pepsi Max tent into a… Read More »

Exit Ten Give Me Infinity Album Cover
Exit Ten – Give Me Infinity (, , , )
18th October 2011 -

Artist: Exit Ten Album: Give Me Infinity Release Date: 10th October 2011 Record Label: Deep Burn For Fans Of: Boysetsfire, Maybeshewill, Long Distance Calling, Tool, Mastodon It feels like Exit Ten are a band whom a lot of people have been waiting for to “make it”. The Reading quintet have been around for a few years but due to various… Read More »

Foo Fighters – Wasting Light ()
26th April 2011 -

[gameinfo title="Album Info" album_name="Wasting Light" publishers="" genres="Alternative rock, post-grunge,hard rock" release_date="April 12, 2011" buy_link=""] There’s always a considerable amount of hype surrounding a new release by Foo Fighters and Wasting Light has been no different. With promises being made that the album will return to the earlier Foo Fighters sound and the return of original guitarist Pat Smear, excitement for this… Read More »

bowling for soup fishin for woos album cover
Bowling For Soup – Fishin For Woos (, )
25th April 2011 -

When I met Bowling For Soup bassist Erik Chandler back in October and we discussed the new BFS album, he remarked that it was going to have a “more traditional Bowling For Soup 2 guitars bass and drums sound”, after they had done various experimenting on the last couple of albums. Since I have been very fortunate enough to be one of… Read More »

Dangerous New Machine - Set The World On Fire Album Cover
Dangerous New Machine – Set The World On Fire (, , )
25th April 2011 -

Dangerous New Machine are a band that not too many people on the UK side of the Atlantic may have heard of. I confess, until meeting Dangerous New Machine guitarist Billy Grey (read Rocksins interview with Billy here) when he was in his other role as Axeman for FOZZY I had not heard of them either. Billy was generous enough to… Read More »