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Hold the Fight – ‘With a Breath and a Hope’ (, , )
18th March 2013 -

Hold the Fight’s debut mini album – ‘With a Breath and a Hope’ offers the listener a unique take on bands such as Funeral for a Friend. Where Funerals guitar are loaded up with distortion however, ‘Hold the Fight’ have adopted a more ‘twangy’ (for want of a better word) indie-centric guitar tone. That’s not to say Hold the Fight… Read More »

Modestep Evolution Theory Album Cover Artwork
8.5
Modestep: Evolution Theory (, , , )
13th March 2013 -

Artist: Modestep Album: Evolution Theory Record Label: A&M Records Release Date: 11th February 2013 For Fans Of: Pendulum, Linkin Park, Enter Shikari, Knife Party, Dubstep, Electronic Rock In the last twelve months, Modestep have taken the steps from being something of an underground phenomenon to being heralded across the UK music world. The British four piece have amassed millions and… Read More »

Temper Temper Album Cover
3.5
Bullet For My Valentine – Temper Temper (, , )
21st February 2013 -

Bullet For My Valentine are always a band that are going to divide, and have done since debut album ‘The Poison’ propelled them to mainstream success. Last album, Fever delivered punchy and hard hitting metal songs that held a distinct appeal for the mainstream. However, it often feels as though Bullet have taken the formula too far on Temper Temper… Read More »

Black Veil Brides Wretched & Divine Album Cover
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Black Veil Brides – Wretched & Divine: The Story Of The Wild Ones (, )
12th February 2013 -

Artist: Black Veil Brides Album: Wretched & Divine: The Story Of The Wild Ones Record Label: Island Records Release Date: 8th January 2013 For Fans Of: Asking Alexandria, Bullet For My Valentine, Avenged Sevenfold, US Commercial Metal Up until this point, I’ve never really had any time for Black Veil Brides. Whilst I’ve appreciated their appeal to the younger generation… Read More »

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Crossfaith – Zion E.P (, , , )
7th February 2013 -

For those of you with more, ahem, “traditional” tastes Crossfaith are going to annoy and possibly upset you quite a large amount, if you are the sort of person that feels it is your duty to wage war on “False Metal” on internet forums the world over then set your phasers to Troll and point them in this direction. Although,… Read More »