Alternative Reviews

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Pagan – Black Wash (, , )
3rd July 2018 -

When you think of Australia you don’t usually think of black metal, it’s like going to Nigel Farage’s house an expecting the greatest hits of Eurovision to be on the stereo. Blackened Rock N Roll combo Pagan seem to be putting that to show with their new album “Black Wash” which excels best when it’s not being influenced by Black… Read More »

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Nine Inch Nails – Bad Witch (, )
22nd June 2018 -

The last 18 months or so have been pretty amazing for Nine Inch Nails fans. Not only has there been new music in the form of two e.p’s Not the Actual Events and Add Violence, but there have also been shows to go with it. Nine Inch Nails are back and in a big bad way. When the first e.p was announced… Read More »

Ghost Prequelle Album Cover
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Ghost – Prequelle (, , )
25th May 2018 -

I dare say when Ghost first emerged in 2010 with their debut album ‘Opus Eponymous’ that many people wrote them off as a novelty act who wouldn’t make it to a second album. What a surprise it must have been then to see them become a massive arena conquering rock juggernaut who are about to unleash their fourth full-length album… Read More »

Biffy Clyro MTV Unplugged Album Artwork Cover
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Biffy Clyro – MTV Unplugged (Live at Roundhouse, London) (, )
25th May 2018 -

Back in the good old days, MTV used to play music and lots of it. During its heyday in the 80s and 90s, MTV had it’s finger well and truly on the musical pulse and one of its most popular shows was MTV Unplugged, a series which saw some of the biggest artists of the time strip down and play… Read More »

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JONATHAN DAVIS – Black Labyrinth (, , , )
24th May 2018 -

10 years is a long time in music. Since Jonathan Davis began work on his debut solo album in 2007, the musical landscape has changed significantly. Nu metal collapsed from the mainstream, dubstep came and went, and One Direction took over the world momentarily. Nevertheless, Davis continued to toil away at his album and, in 2017, was finally prepared to… Read More »