Ali Cooper

Resident goth, metal historian and walking thesaurus.

    CKY – The Phoenix

    CKY rise from the ashes and return to incendiary form with their innovative fifth album ‘The Phoenix’. Eight long years since ‘Carver City’ shared its secrets, ‘The Phoenix’ takes flight at a crucial time for a band that could so easily have disappeared into obscurity. Chad I Ginsburg takes the helm for the first time…

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    Alice Cooper unleashes his ‘Paranoiac Personality’, ‘Paranormal’ track details revealed

    Alice Cooper’s got something up his sleeve – ‘Paranoiac Personality’, the first single from his upcoming album ‘Paranormal’, is unleashed. The familiar school bell rings in the distance, the trademark trudging gets ever closer, the lyrical conspiracies are still alive and well. ‘Paranoiac Personality’ is a generous nod to the Coop’s reputation for mental mind…

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      Cock Sparrer – Forever

      What happens when punks are dragged kicking and screaming into 2017? Iconic street louts Cock Sparrer celebrate 45 rebellious years together with seventh full-length venture ‘Forever’, crammed with huge hooks and an instrumental prowess befitting their longevity. Street punk wasn’t built to last – anarchy and social despondency only truly applied to a marginalised youth…

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        Wednesday 13 – Condolences

        Seven albums into their horrifyingly contagious career, Wednesday 13 send their unapologetic ‘Condolences’ to their enemies, including death itself. Despite iconic frontman Wednesday 13 being the last surviving original member, this current line-up now feels as comfortable as ever with axeman Roman Surman assuming co-writing duties once again. After twelve years under the Wednesday moniker,…

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          Halflives – Empty Rooms

          With the weight of the world on their shoulders, pop rockers Halflives’ deliver bucketloads of conviction throughout debut ‘Empty Rooms’. Eight contagious tracks of female-fronted rock form the Italian outfit’s emotive first full-length, a brief yet succinct peek through the window into their emotional reality. Here’s a hint – it’s just as fraught as everyone…

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