Alternative Reviews

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Shinedown – Threat to Survival (, )
20th October 2015 -

After three years of one of their strongest albums, Amaryllis, hard rock band Shinedown are ready to push themselves that little bit more with fifth studio album, Threat to Survival. All previous releases by the Jacksonville quartet have either gone to gold or platinum in sales and with this new album, it will be no surprise if they surpass their… Read More »

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City and Colour – If I Should Go Before You ()
12th October 2015 -

These days acoustic singer-songwriters are lapped up and spat out into the limelight of popular music left, right and centre. Dallas Green’s side project from Alexisonfire, City and Colour, have regularly been on the scene for about a decade now and in an over-populated scene of acoustic singer-songwriters he is ready with his fifth studio record, If I Should Go… Read More »

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Her Blood In My Veins – NOA (, , )
10th September 2015 -

Her Blood In My Veins, formerly known as Aynth, is a one man band from Germany that’s spent a few years developing in the underground IDM scene. Despite only starting to release material in 2012, the project has been surprisingly prolific and new mini-album NOA is the 13th release by the project, and first under the current name. HBIMV decides… Read More »

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Above The Earth – Every Moment (, , )
28th August 2015 -

Above The Earth was formed by Russian industrial virtuoso Roman Arsafes and former Destiny Potato vocalist Aleksandra Radosavljevic after the latter’s departure from the Serbian pop-djent band in 2012. With their debut EP in the same year, they made a name for themselves in the Eastern European progressive metal scene and this year, with “Every Moment”, they’re hoping to crack… Read More »

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Crazy Town – The Brimstone Sluggers (, )
25th August 2015 -

Oh, Crazy Town. The band that’s become the peak example of every negative excess of the turn-of-the-century wave of nu metal and rap-rock were best known for the hit single “Butterfly”, which didn’t really have any original instrumentation and relied mostly on a looped bridge they took from a Red Hot Chili Peppers song. The band’s apparent lack of rapping… Read More »