Pop Rock Reviews

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 »

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As Sirens Fall – Where Lost Things Go EP (, )
8th May 2018 -

The Yorkshire Dales lend their unpredictable nature to Keighley outfit As Sirens Fall, the offspring of a gothic affair with emo and captivating pop. Second EP ‘Where Lost Things Go’ fine-tunes their established genre-hopping aesthetic with an expertly produced edge. Prime gothic glamour bursts through opening stormer ‘Lily’, its morbid seduction both addictive and complex in equal measure. Frontman Mikey… Read More »

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Funeral Shakes – Funeral Shakes (Self Titled) (, , , )
1st May 2018 -

It’s rare a band name properly encapsulates their sound. Metallica, check. Megadeth, check. Against Me!,  check. Funeral Shakes are another in this lineage. The name Funeral Shakes conjures up the perfect image of a band that are aggressive and in your face – but having fun with it. Formed by Gallows drummer Lee Barratt, along with members of Nervus (Em… Read More »

Fall Out Boy Mania Album Cover Artwork
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Fall Out Boy – Mania ()
22nd January 2018 -

In the early 00’s Fall Out Boy were the kings of a scene. Delivering a string of now-classic pop-punk and emo albums that showed off their clever wordplay and penchant for a gorgeous melody, for a moment in time they were untouchable. Since returning after a hiatus in 2013 there has been a lot made of the band’s output with… Read More »

Linkin Park - One More Light Album Cover Artwork
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Linkin Park – One More Light ()
19th May 2017 -

It’s hard to know where to start with Linkin Park’s One More Light. Given the direction taken by the singles already released from the album such as Heavy, Good Goodbye and Battle Symphony, it was obvious the band had made a complete departure from virtually everything they’d done previously. On listening to One More Light in it’s entirety, you find… Read More »