Dubstep Reviews

Skindred Kill The Power Album Cover
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Skindred – Kill The Power (, , )
25th February 2014 -

Skindred have a long standing reputation of being fantastic live and decidedly lacklustre on record. Having been a band now for sixteen years, they’ve been threatening to break through into the mainstream for some time. Is Kill The Power finally their crowning moment? Unfortunately, it seems not. Despite their best intentions and energetic frontman Benji Webbe and Co. mixing more… Read More »

Front Line Assembly - 'Echogenetic'
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Front Line Assembly – ‘Echogenetic’ (, , )
11th August 2013 -

(This review of ‘Echogenetic’ precedes an interview I recently did with Bill Leeb himself, in which we discuss the background and construction of the album. Check out Rock Sins in the next few days for the interview itself!) A haunting industrial ‘resonance’ (appropriately it’s title too) starts proceedings and it feels very much like the modern-day industrial EDM you’d come… Read More »

Modestep Evolution Theory Album Cover Artwork
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Modestep: Evolution Theory (, , , )
13th March 2013 -

Artist: Modestep Album: Evolution Theory Record Label: A&M Records Release Date: 11th February 2013 For Fans Of: Pendulum, Linkin Park, Enter Shikari, Knife Party, Dubstep, Electronic Rock In the last twelve months, Modestep have taken the steps from being something of an underground phenomenon to being heralded across the UK music world. The British four piece have amassed millions and… Read More »

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Crossfaith – Zion E.P (, , , )
7th February 2013 -

For those of you with more, ahem, “traditional” tastes Crossfaith are going to annoy and possibly upset you quite a large amount, if you are the sort of person that feels it is your duty to wage war on “False Metal” on internet forums the world over then set your phasers to Troll and point them in this direction. Although,… Read More »

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Papa Roach – The Connection (, , , , )
25th October 2012 -

Papa Roach first rose to prominence in the early 2000’s ‘nu-metal explosion’ with smash hit ‘Last Resort’ – a song that’s still played in rock clubs everywhere and, seven albums later Papa Roach are still penning huge, bouncy and fun rock songs, this time introducing electronic elements to the more traditional rock sound that the band have explored on recent… Read More »