In Defence Of The 1970s

The 70’s was something of a tumultuous decade. This isn’t going to be about politics, thankfully, but the music scene changed in such drastic fashion across the decade that it seems art in this case imitated life. As previously discussed here Heavy Metal was born in this decade. The 13th of February saw the release... Continue Reading →

Axl Rose – Control Freak

The story is as familiar as any that have got their start in the world of music. Making that pilgrimage to the big city from back home, from small town America, running away from those that don’t understand or don’t approve, trying to break through and make a living playing music. It’s not the same... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Casa Loma – This is Coping

Rating - 4/5 It’s fairly common for band members to have side-projects, giving them an alternative creative outlet and a chance to showcase their versatility and talents that may otherwise not be appreciated. While Man Overboard bassist and vocalist Nik Bruzzese doesn’t appear to be doing anything out of the ordinary with his indie/emo project,... Continue Reading →

Real Talk – Michael Crafter

I Killed the Prom Queen pionerred the entire heavy music scene in Australia in the early twothouands and were also a key player in the early-mid two thouands metalcore movement. Frontman Michael Crafter lives a much more tame lifestyle now running the Tattoo and Barber company Against the Grain in Perth. Michael is a true... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Graywave – With me

Rating - 4/5 Graywave is a name you that would come to mind when considering who has been confidently producing some fundamental and excellent displays of Shoegaze in recent times. However, Jess Webberly has made her return and has crafted a dream-pop classic that should be a listening priority this summer and forever. Escapism is... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Isolates – Hollow

Rating - 4/5 Inverness outfit Isolates have already proven they are capable of writing a brilliant song or two with debut single Frost, and followup, Forces. But Hollow, their debut album, shows this was no fluke, and they have plenty more to offer. Hollow consists of seven tracks, including Frost and Forces, and clearly takes... Continue Reading →

Hate is Easy

Hate is easy. Hate is brilliant.  Have you tried it? You don’t have to think too hard about any of it! There are no facts to remember, you don’t have to have a big argument about it, it just is. I can tell as many people about it as I like and then I can... Continue Reading →

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