Reviewed – Wishful Thinking – Day After Day (2020) /// We’re Not Alone (2016)

Bandcamp - https://wishfulthinkingnj.bandcamp.com/track/day-after-day Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Wishful51/?epa=SEARCH_BOX Day After Day Released - 3/7/20 Rating - 4.5/5 "Day After Day" is the first new music from Wishful Thinking in three years. Was it worth the wait? Absolutely. Does this track truly feel like a re-birth of the band? Definitely. The New Jersey pop-punk outfit has transformed their... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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