Rock Reviews

As Lions Selfish Age Album Artwork
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As Lions – Selfish Age (, )
26th January 2017 -

As Lions are a band that you will no doubt be hearing a lot from in 2017. This is largely due to the release of their debut album Selfish Age and for the considerable push, they are getting. For those of you that saw Five Finger Death Punch headline Wembley in 2015 you will have seen them in a supporting role there as… Read More »

Deaf Havana All These Countless Nights Album Artwork Cover
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Deaf Havana – All These Countless Nights (, )
24th January 2017 -

It’s no secret that being in a medium-sized rock band isn’t particularly lucrative. It’s also easy to forget just how long lots of the “new wave” of English alternative rock groups have been kicking it for: Lower Than Atlantis and the recently retired We Are The Ocean celebrate their tenth birthdays this year, whilst Don Broco and Young Guns are… Read More »

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BAND-MAID – Just Bring It (, , )
23rd January 2017 -

BAND-MAID is a J-Rock band that’s been threatening to make waves in the west for a while now. They first gained attention as little more than a gimmick, as the contrast between their hard hitting J-Rock/metal songs and their cutesy French maid imagery became a talking point in the metal community. However, they have the music to prove that they’re… Read More »

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Sixx:A.M. – Prayers for the Blessed ()
22nd January 2017 -

Not to be confused with an optimistic ode to the blessings of life, round two of 2016’s Sixx:A.M. domination ‘Prayers for the Blessed’ praises the flawed while shaking the perch of the blissfully ignorant. Empowering from the onset, ‘Barbarians (Prayers for the Blessed)’ makes a neat mission statement before fists are thrust into the air as voices fight through the… Read More »

Halestorm ReAnimate 3.0 Covers EP Artwork
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Halestorm – ReAnimate 3.0 ()
17th January 2017 -

I have said it before but it bears repeating, In my opinion, Halestorm are the best pure rock band in the business right now. There are no false pretences, no gimmicks, just straight up rock & roll and sometimes that is all you need, especially when it is this good. It’s no secret that Halestorm have spent the last 7… Read More »