Pop Rock Reviews

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Disturbed – Evolution (, )
19th October 2018 -

Disturbed have always been a divisive band, one with just as many supporters as haters, and remarkably over the course of the last 18 years that feeling hasn’t really dissipated. It came as a massive surprise to the world then when they scores a huge global with with their cover of The Sound of Silence, suddenly the world couldn’t get… Read More »

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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 »