Staying Sad in Scranton: The Maguas

2020 was definitely a year for hardships and drastic change to our daily lives. We all handled it in different ways and though it’s hard to find some light through the dense fog that was 2020, we were given some absolutely brilliant music to get us through. Now, I could go on a tangent of... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – The Wraiths – Only You Know

Rating - 3.5/5 ‘Only You Know’ is the debut single from Yorkshire based outfit The Wraiths. Incorporating several different styles into the track, it’s a mix of psychedelic stoner rock, grunge and even a sprinkling of rockabilly surf for good measure. The fuzzy guitar solo invokes the desert psych stylings of Queens of The Stone... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Hello Cosmos – Dream Harder

Rating - 4/5 Instagram http://bit.ly/HCinsta Soundcloud http://bit.ly/HCSound Twitter http://bit.ly/HelloCTweet Facebook http://bit.ly/HCFace ‘Dream Harder’ is the debut LP from Manchester-based collective Hello Cosmos; here to deliver a message of unity and positivity with their music, it’s an album with a clear mission statement…”dream harder”, of course. Sonically there’s a wide band of influences, encompassing many styles;... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Knuckle Puck – 20/20

Rating - 4/5 Knuckle Puck has certainly come back with a bang on their highly anticipated third album 20/20. The album kicks off with the title track 20/20 and is lead by a soft melodic introduction on the guitar to be the foundation for vocalist Joe Taylor to spread a positive message that everything is... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Wishful Thinking – After Hours

Bandcamp - https://wishfulthinkingnj.bandcamp.com/album/after-hours Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Wishful51/?epa=SEARCH_BOX Instagram - https://instagram.com/wishfulthinkingnj?igshid=12cqm9yjm0sl7 Rating - 4.5/5 After Hours’ is the debut LP from Jersey pop-punk outfit Wishful Thinking; a follow up to the 2016 EP ‘We’re Not Alone’ previously reviewed on Faultline. That EP was a good showcase of the band’s sound, a taster of what they could be... Continue Reading →

Real Talk – The Magaus

The Magaus have achieved a sound that is so hard to achieve in the modern age. A musical identity that breaks the mold of the modern boundaries and shows that there are no limitations to songwriting. This band has taken a set of ideas and gave them a modern twist to provide us with a... Continue Reading →

Real Talk – Frank Turner

Frank Turner is in an English Folk icon. However, his take on the modern approach to the folk genre saw him marinate his music with a Punk aesthetic. Stemming from his Hardcore beginnings, the singer-songwriter was at the heart of the London and British Hardcore scene in the late nineties and early two-thousands. After fronting... 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 →

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