Rock Reviews

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Black Mountain – Destroyer (, , )
23rd May 2019 -

Few bands in recent memory have so successfully harnessed the best and most beloved tropes of 70’s rock as Vancouver outfit Black Mountain. Over the past 14 years they have produced four fantastic albums, peaking with 2016’s IV. Bookended by the incredible Mothers of The Sun and Space to Bakersfield tracks, the bands fantastic melange of pulsing psych, krautrock and… Read More »

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New Years Day – Unbreakable (, )
26th April 2019 -

New Years Day are a band that seemed to be at a crossroads. With the release of their last album Malevolence they started to hit a creative peak and the time has come for them to follow it up. Unbreakable is certainly a mixed bag, it definitely takes New Years Day in a new direction, but it seems to be somewhat… Read More »

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The Damned Things – High Crimes (, , )
26th April 2019 -

It’s been a long time coming, but finally after a near decade long wait we have been blessed with a new album from The Damned Things. For those out of the loop The Damned Things are a group comprising of members of Fall Out Boy, Every Time I Die, Anthrax and Alkaline Trio which I know frankly sounds mental on… Read More »

At The Sun Leave Before The Light Album Cover Artwork
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AT THE SUN – Leave Before The Light (, , )
7th March 2019 -

It’s funny how some bands just seem to appear out of nowhere. A year ago, At The Sun were relatively under the radar, but over the course of the last few months their name seems to have been everywhere. You might be tempted to think that the band have now done the hard bit, their name is out there, but… Read More »

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Mark Morton – Anesthetic (, , )
1st March 2019 -

Lamb of God resident axe slinger Mark Morton is the lastest musician to step out from the comfort zone of a well established act and throw his hat into the solo album ring. One would argue that Lamb of God are one of the most consistent and successful metal bands of their generation, so naturally when this album was announced… Read More »