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 →

Reviewed – Holding Out – Gutter

Rating - 3.5/5 “Gutter” attempts to combine the best of the best modern British rock movement with 80’s Punk inspired guitar work for good measure. Holding Out has produced an interesting and engaging experience with "Gutter". The opening sample adds some excellent speculation about what is to come. A Black Flag inspired distorted riff is... 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 – Underking – “Amongst The Dead”

Rating - 4/5 Modern metal is something that has been branching out and forgetting limitations and labels by the week. “Amongst The Dead” does exactly that. Combining black metal, power metal, hardcore, and thrash for an exhilarating display of aggression. “Amongst The Dead”, if justice is served, will rise above the rest and be showcased... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Alakline Trio – EP

Rating - 4/5 Their tour may be canceled in the wake of Coronavirus, but Alkaline Trio keeps the candle burning with a surprise three-track EP, creatively titled… “E.P” bringing a whole new meaning to the tradition of self-titled, well, EP's. 'Minds like Minefields' is a straight punk jam with high energy playing and a dreamy,... Continue Reading →

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