Rock Reviews

Biffy Clyro MTV Unplugged Album Artwork Cover
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Biffy Clyro – MTV Unplugged (Live at Roundhouse, London) (, )
25th May 2018 -

Back in the good old days, MTV used to play music and lots of it. During its heyday in the 80s and 90s, MTV had it’s finger well and truly on the musical pulse and one of its most popular shows was MTV Unplugged, a series which saw some of the biggest artists of the time strip down and play… Read More »

Five Finger Death Punch - And Justice For None Album Cover Artwork
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Five Finger Death Punch – And Justice For None (, )
16th May 2018 -

Before getting into the nuts and bolts of Five Finger Death Punch’s seventh studio album, And Justice For None, some context is required. The album was recorded roughly eighteen months ago, with a dispute with the band’s old label holding up the album’s release until now. At the time And Justice For None was recorded, Five Finger Death Punch were… Read More »

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Sevendust – All I See Is War (, )
8th May 2018 -

Sevendust have always been a tremendously underrated band. Emerging onto the scene in 1997 (despite forming in 1994) they were placed into a crowded scene and somehow overlooked. The main difference between them and their peers is that they are fundamentally a more thoughtful form of band, one that displays a great deal of care in everything they do. Their… Read More »

Shinedown - Attention Attention Album Cover
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Shinedown – Attention Attention ()
3rd May 2018 -

Shinedown have become one of the premier rock bands over the course of the last 10 years. Through sheer will and determination, they keep raising their game, and knocking out album after album of increasing quality. Their latest Attention Attention may be their best and most varied album yet. Picking up the threads left behind by 2015’s Threat to Survival,… 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 »