Rock Reviews

Hiraeth Tracklisting 1. Miracles 2. Finding My Feet 3. The Sign 4. Paper Mountains 5. Electric 6. Sleeping Easy
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Years Young – Hiraeth EP (, )
3rd February 2016 -

Home is where the heart is, no matter how many Years Young you may be. With a consistently beautiful melodic core swathed in electric reflection, it’s plain to see Lincolnshire alt-rock outfit Years Young are by no means an afterthought – this EP has evidently taken valuable time and dedication, and every note sings its own praises. Voluminous opener ‘Miracles’… Read More »

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Clutch Psychic Warfare album art
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Clutch – Psychic Warfare ()
16th December 2015 -

Slamming the pedal to the floor, rock and roll’s humble country bumpkins Clutch return for an eleventh crack at the whip with ‘Psychic Warfare’. If you’re looking for consistency, Clutch are your guys. They’ve already got 22 years under their belts and not one note of ‘Psychic Warfare’ suggests they’re tiring of it all yet. Each song could easily provide… Read More »

Teramaze Her Halo Album Cover
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Teramaze – Her Halo (, , , )
11th December 2015 -

For those not familiar with the name, Teramaze are an Australian prog metal group. Lead by the string six skills of Dean Wells, and having acquired themselves a new vocalist in the form of Nathan Peachey, their fifth album Her Halo is something of both a rebirth and a spreading of their wings. This album will serve as an introduction… Read More »

Altered Sky Without Wonderland Album Artwork
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Altered Sky – Without Wonderland (, )
23rd November 2015 -

Glasgow’s favourite pop rockers Altered Sky are determined to conquer the world and to continue their offensive into the kingdom of modern day rock they have just released their long awaited first full length album – Without Wonderland. Diving into the album, you get thrown straight into the action with This War Is Mine which delivers an immediate blow to… Read More »

Aiden Self Titled Album Cover
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Aiden – Aiden (Self Titled) (, , )
19th November 2015 -

The bittersweet revelation that this self-titled will be Aiden’s last album looms tentatively over 2015. It’s fitting that the only original member remaining is charismatic frontman Wil Francis, harbouring the energy, dedication and emphatic emotion of the years that have passed since ‘Our Gangs Dark Oath’ graced teenage music collections. ‘Crawling Up From Hell’s opening profanities soon take a devastating… Read More »