Reviewed – Mallavora – Favourite Mistake

Rating - 3.5/5 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/album/6riwvTAZ8l1bfTi0GqemMq Website - https://www.mallavora.co.uk/ Bandcamp - https://mallavora.bandcamp.com/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZu04vbgYHpEqmgLfI_u2pA Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/mallavora/?ref=br_rs ‘Favourite Mistake’ from British four-piece Mallavora is an enjoyable mix of heavy riffs, solid playing and interesting lyricism. The track features a call and response between the two vocalists, sharing chorus and verse duties respectively. The vocals... Continue Reading →

Death – Symbloic – 25 Years on.

Twenty-Five years ago the greatest death metal album was given to the world. Symbolic by Death is a journey. A formation of songs that encrypt the listener into an inviting climb of what thrash metal had buried within itself to become. Although Symbolic came towards the end of the Death Metal genres peak in the... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Red Negative – Sweet Summer Girl

Rating - 3.5/5 Midlands five-piece, Red Negative release their single ‘Sweet Summer Girl’; an upbeat pop-rock effort that is at best extremely catchy and at worst derivative; but hey what pop-rock isn’t somewhat derivative at this point? The single arrives in advance of a longer, an unreleased project titled 'Two Metres Apart’; presumably a commentary... Continue Reading →

Reviewed: Wishbone – Pseudo Planet EP

Released: 1st May 2020 Rating: 4/5 The world needs more doom pop, and Midlands trio Wishbone are here to provide it. Their debut EP, Psuedo Planet, is a magnificent insight into the genre, and promises the band an exciting future. The EP features two previously released singles, Laika and Maelstrom, plus three brand new tracks,... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – VEDA – Leave it All Behind

Rating - 3.5/5 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/vedawave/ Bandcamp - https://vedawave.bandcamp.com/album/bdiy-009-sweetheart Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3x1vSSzvDl4 A modern retelling of dark-wave bands gone by- taking influence from the horror-punk and goth legends of before and rewriting the formula to create a fresh new take on an old sound. The debut album “Leave It All Behind” from Birmingham based goth-pop... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Divided By Design – Orion I: Denial

Rating - 4.5/5 Website - http://www.dividedbydesign.uk/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/dividedbydesignband Intsagram - https://www.instagram.com/dividedbydesign_band/ ‘Orion I: Denial’ is part one of an upcoming conceptual series of tracks from Leeds prog-rock group Divided By Design; it’s a composition that draws on classic progressive sounds of the 70s and 80s as well as incorporating modern elements of metal. The... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Non Canon – Dark Force Rising

Rating - 4/5 Today’s single is a treatise on sociopolitical behavior from a man named Barry. Wait, don’t run off screaming just yet. Non Cannon aka Barry Dolan (he of Oxygen Thief) is bringing his follow up album after a four-year break. Imaginatively titled Non Cannon II and released on May 15th, the album covers... Continue Reading →

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