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: 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 – MELLAH – Family Fun

Rating - 3/5 ‘Family Fun’ is the latest single released by London based, multi-instrumentalist Mellah; an offbeat, indie-pop track that paints a warped caricature of the problems facing British politics and society. The accompanying video is a satirical take on campy 80s game show Family Fortunes, but instead of quizzing the great British public on... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Pigs x 7 – Viscerals

Rating - 4.5/5 Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs (hereafter referred to as Pigsx7 simply for our mutual convenience) release Viscerals; their latest album that delivers a healthy dose of doom, punk, and metal in a dark, imposing package. The influence of doom metal progenitors Black Sabbath is abundant, peeking through the dense and... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Children Of The State – Big Sur

Release Date - 10/4/20 Rating - 4/5 Doncaster and Bolsover boys, Children of the State release their latest single ‘Big Sur’, a mellow blend of surf rock and doo-wop delivered in a brit-pop package. It’s a landscape of clean, shimmering guitars, twangy walking bass, and soft melodies. The track was produced by Ian Skelly, drummer... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Primo – Machine

Rating - 1/5 Primo and all-female Australian rock bring us their latest single “Machine” from the upcoming second album “Sogni”. It has an unusual approach with the band members harmonizing together to sing the lyrics. This gives the vocals a kind of monotonous droning whine which I guess fits with the machine vibe but it... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Damien Jurado – Alice Hyatt

Rating - 1/5 Damien Jurado brings us the second single from his upcoming new album “What’s New, Tomboy?” in the shape of “Alice Hyatt” It's Damien’s second album for the label Look but it's the culmination of over 25 years in music. His signature is paired down, simply melodic music and Alice Hyatt is no... Continue Reading →

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