Alternative Reviews

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Nervus – Everything Dies (, )
5th March 2018 -

When it comes to combining poignant, heartfelt lyrics with soaring melody and hook-laden choruses, there are few bands who could stand toe to toe with the fast-rising Nervus. Fresh off the back of touring with another of the UK’s hottest prospects at the tail end of last year at Creeper’s Theatre of Fear shows, this Watford quartet are back with… Read More »

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The Pearl Harts – Glitter and Spit (, )
23rd February 2018 -

The Pearl Harts are a latest in the long line of British two piece acts that have emerged since the titanic rise of Royal Blood. Formed of lead singer / guitarist Kirsty and drummer / singer Sara, their debut full length album Glitter and Spit sees them stepping up to a full length release for the first time since their… Read More »

My Ticket Home – unReal (, )
13th October 2017 -

With the release of 2013’s Strangers Only, Ohio quartet My Ticket Home propelled themselves from metalcore obscurity to one of the key bands in the emerging “nu metalcore” scene. Fast forward 4 years, with a signing to Spinefarm Records along the way, and we now have unReal, the group’s third effort and first real attempt at defining their own style,… Read More »

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Nothing More – The Stories We Tell Ourselves (, , , )
26th September 2017 -

Four years ago, Nothing More exploded into the musical consciousness of their self-titled album. A wonderful release full of genre-defying songs that would flit between rock to full on metal and back again in the blink of an eye. An album that needed time investing in it to appreciate it on every level, but when time was given to it,… Read More »

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Gary Numan – Savage (Songs From A Broken World) (, )
20th September 2017 -

Savage (Songs From A Broken World) is Gary Numan’s 21st album and the follow up to 2013’s Splinter (Songs From  A Broken Mind). In many ways, it feels much like a spiritual sequel to that album, at least conceptually. This feels like it could be the second part of a loose trilogy that may possibly be followed by a third… Read More »