Rock Reviews

Sumo Cyco - Opus Mar Album Cover
Sumo Cyco – Opus Mar (, )
23rd March 2017 -

Having toured extensively over the last eighteen months, including here in the UK with Fozzy and Alien Ant Farm, Toronto natives Sumo Cyco are attempting to make the step up with “the difficult second album”. Sometimes, when reviewing an album, it is difficult to know where to begin, and Sumo Cyco’s Opus Mar is one of those albums. Opening track… Read More »

Me and That Man – Songs of Love and Death ()
19th March 2017 -

Me and That Man‘s debut album ‘Songs of Love and Death‘ reveals an unexpectedly smooth side to Behemoth frontman Nergal and his partner in crime John Porter. Nergal’s darkly manipulative talents were already clear from the moment he donned his signature corpse paint for Behemoth, but the concept of Me and That Man has lurked in the shadows for a long… Read More »

The Menzingers After The Party Album Cover 600px
The Menzingers – After The Party (, )
23rd February 2017 -

After The Party is a very nostalgic album. From the opening moments of 20’s (Tellin’ Lies) it’s very clear The Menzingers are very keen on looking back on their past very fondly. This album is practically a love letter to the bands 20’s as they constantly reminisce about good times. Everything The Menzingers sing about on this album feels almost… Read More »

As Lions Selfish Age Album Artwork
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
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 »