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 →

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 – 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 →

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