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 →

Real Talk – Negative Measures

Moving forward with the times is important, but what if you could progress a genre yourself? That is the question Negative Measures have quite clearly asked themselves. With a self description of being "too punk for the hardcore kids and too hardcore for the punk kids" this band have not let anyones opinion but their... 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 →

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