Pop Rock Reviews

Fall Out Boy Mania Album Cover Artwork
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
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 »

Paramore After Laughter Album Cover Artwork
Paramore – After Laughter ()
12th May 2017 -

Paramore’s After Laughter is an album that, as has been well documented, very nearly didn’t see the light (or get made full stop for that matter). But after various tribulations, Paramore, now consisting of Hayley Williams, Taylor York and the returning Zac Farro, have produced After Laughter. Has it been worth the considerable wait? The album comes out swinging hard… Read More »

One OK Rock Ambitions Album Cover
One Ok Rock – Ambitions ()
8th February 2017 -

I will be the first to admit that my knowledge of One Ok Rock was and continues to be extremely limited, Outside of an appearance at last year’s Download Festival, I had no idea who they were. Apparently, they are a massive stadium band in their home of Japan, so big in fact that Fall Out Boy will be supporting… Read More »

Good Charlotte – Youth Authority (, )
27th July 2016 -

It’s been six years since Good Charlotte’s last album, Cardiology. After the release and touring cycle of that album, the band announced a hiatus that would stretch from September, 2011 to November of last year. In the time since announcing their return they’ve been putting together Youth Authority, their brand new album that eschews the synthpop influence apparent on the… Read More »