Alternative Reviews

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Coldbones – Where It All Began (, )
21st September 2018 -

Coldbones are a post-rock band fresh out of Kent, having been working on their craft and building their fanbase over the past few years. Combining elements of shoegaze, metal and progressive rock into their post-rock sound, they’ve honed their skills with the release of 2014’s Distance EP and have since signed to Crooked Noise Records to release their debut full… Read More »

8.5
Good Charlotte – Generation Rx (, , )
14th September 2018 -

It’s incredible to think that Good Charlotte have just celebrated their 23rd year as a band. Music has gone through so many phases ans scenes since then, but they have weathered all the storms and come through the other side, and dare I say it, they are a much stronger band now than they were then. Generation Rx is their… Read More »

Lowlives - Burn Forever EP Artwork Cover
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Lowlives – Burn Forever (, )
5th September 2018 -

Burn Forever is the debut EP from Lowlives, who despite being a new band are far from inexperienced. Featuring former members of The Defiled, No Devotion and The Ataris it’s easy to understand why this band have already caught a lot of attention already The EP opens with the title track, greeting us with some screeching feedback before the first riff blasts out. The grunge influence… Read More »

Trophy Eyes - The American Dream
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Trophy Eyes – The American Dream (, )
5th September 2018 -

In a climate where a lot of pop-punk (emo/melo-hardcore/whatever-you-want-to-call-them-core) bands are sounding like their contemporaries and not doing much to change things up, people are crying for bands that are doing something different, and along come Australian 5-piece Trophy Eyes. Whilst their debut certainly wasn’t anything unique, they’ve always been very good at what they do. With the release of… Read More »

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Alkaline Trio – Is This Thing Cursed? (, , )
31st August 2018 -

5 years is a long time, but for Alkaline Trio fans it must have seemed like an eternity. This is the longest the band has gone between albums and I’m sure many fans were starting to wonder if they were ever going to get a new album, but here we are, the Alkaline Trio is back and they have a… Read More »