Rock Reviews

THE CONNECTION
7.5
Papa Roach – The Connection (, , , , )
25th October 2012 -

Papa Roach first rose to prominence in the early 2000’s ‘nu-metal explosion’ with smash hit ‘Last Resort’ – a song that’s still played in rock clubs everywhere and, seven albums later Papa Roach are still penning huge, bouncy and fun rock songs, this time introducing electronic elements to the more traditional rock sound that the band have explored on recent… Read More »

savethenation
6.5
Royal Republic – Save the Nation (, )
17th October 2012 -

Save the Nation the second release by Swedish Hard Rock band Royal Republic takes a derivative hard rock formula into which a heady sense of reckless fun is enthused. Songs like the title track ‘Save the Nation’ will plaster a huge grin on your face with its anthemic chorus shrieking “a vote for me is a vote for you” backed… Read More »

Fozzy Sin And Bones Album Cover
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Fozzy – Sin And Bones Review (, , )
12th August 2012 -

Band: Fozzy Album: Sin And Bones Release Date: 14th August 2012 Record Label: Century Media Records For Fans Of: Iron Maiden, Metallica, Anthrax, Foo Fighters, Avenged Sevenfold, Stuck Mojo Back in 2010 I deemed Fozzy’s fourth album, Chasing The Grail, my album of the year for this website. A wonderful blend of modern hard rock and metal, it ticked all… Read More »

Halestorm The Strange Case Of Album Cover
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Halestorm – The Strange Case Of Album Review (, )
24th April 2012 -

Artist: Halestorm Album: The Strange Case Of Record Label: Roadrunner Records Release Date: 10th April 2012. For Fans Of: Paramore, Evanescence, Stone Sour, Lacuna Coil, Papa Roach Halestorm are a band who’s name I’ve read in passing, having briefly recalled them touring the UK with Disturbed and Papa Roach a couple of years ago but never paid any attention to… Read More »

EP Cover of Erik Chandler's Writing The Wrongs
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Erik Chandler – Writing The Wrongs E.P Review ()
9th March 2012 -

Bassist of pop punk veterans and friends of Rocksins Bowling For Soup for the last seventeen years, 2012 sees Erik Chandler branching out on his own for a first stab at releasing some solo material. In an interview with Rocksins back in October 2010 Erik told us that away from Bowling For Soup “there were songs that needed to be… Read More »