This is quite possibly the best deathcore album of the year.
A multifaceted record that leaves room for reflection as much as inciting excitement, it is laudably put together and highly enjoyable.
Having covered Alter Bridge extensively throughout the history of this website, Team Rock Sins has been both eagerly awaiting and somewhat apprehensive...
It is a more than satisfying way to pass the time, but it’s hard to get genuinely excited about an album so content in trading on other bands’ glories.
The most disappointing evening ever.
Some peers of the genre have moved on however, and it feels as though modern metalcore has had its day in the sun. Sticking mostly to the formula, The Devil Wears Prada bring us their seventh LP, The Act.
It’s notable that there seems to be something of an identity crisis apparent on this record.
It begins, suitably, with ‘The End’, but it doesn’t end with ‘The Beginning’. If ever an album was styled to hark back...
For those who have been watching them eagerly since they burst onto the scene two years ago, Primrose Path, the debut album...
This is an album that will leave many heads in need of scratching, but once it clicks it is a fulfilling and deeply involved piece of work that could warrant academic essays on its subject matter.
One Nottingham venue providing a platform for the more independently minded performer is The Chameleon Arts Café; a beautiful little hide away from the city centre’s hustle and bustle that is welcoming, post modern and serves a decent pint.
Co-headliners can be a tricky business. Finding two bands who work cohesively with their musical styles without being too similar, and finding artists with egos in check so as not to demand headlining status nightly can be a great task for a booking agent or promoter.