Rock Reviews

Anti-Mortem New Southern Album Cover
Anti-Mortem – New Southern (, )
24th July 2014 -

For those who worship the southern rock infused metal stylings of Pantera and the whole New Orleans circle of the 1990s, there may not have been much in the way of new music to truly look forward to in recent years. While Down have more or less carried off where Pantera left off and hardcore punk bands such as Cancer… Read More »

Fozzy Do You Wanna Start A War Album Cover
Fozzy – Do You Wanna Start A War (, )
18th July 2014 -

In 2014, Fozzy are well on the way to becoming the “huge rock stars” they always professed to be back in the early days of the band (complete with fabricated backstory and frontman Chris Jericho’s alter ego Mongoose McQueen). Their last two albums, Chasing The Grail and in particular Sin & Bones have solidified their reputation as a genuine, entertaining… Read More »

We Are The In Crowd Weird Kids Album Cover
We Are The In Crowd – Weird Kids ()
13th June 2014 -

We Are The In Crowd are a band who seem on the cusp of great things. Having already amassed a sizeable fanbase in their five years as a band with their début album Best Intentions and through relentless touring on both sides of the Atlantic, Tay Jardine and the boys released the notoriously difficult second album, Weird Kids, a couple… Read More »

Viza Aria Album Cover
Viza – Aria ()
21st May 2014 -

American/Greek rockers Viza, are renowned for drawing influences from their cultural backgrounds, with the Mediterranean being a key player in the bands writing. Infusing that with hard hitting American rock, the 6-piece have been making waves on an international scale, with their music tapping into different musical tastes across the world. Taking influences from the rhapsodies of Gogol Bordello and… Read More »

Black Stone Cherry Magic Mountain Album Cover
Black Stone Cherry – Magic Mountain ()
7th May 2014 -

It seems amazing that hard rock has survived as long as it has. Sure, everyone has their sing-a-long favourites of old, but by modern rock standards you would have expected some development. Regrettably, the bands of today who hark back to those good ol’ days haven’t really changed it in a great way. Many however seem to be content sticking… Read More »