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 →

Reviewed – James Humphreys – Color

Rating - 4/5 Colour is the newest single from James Humphreys upcoming EP Memory Place, which lands on the 10th June 2020. It’s the follow up to his 2017 release Sun Mantra and the intervening three years have taken him to the Albert Hall, Glastonbury and then a cruise ship? Time on the waves has... 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 – Red Negative – Sweet Summer Girl

Rating - 3.5/5 Midlands five-piece, Red Negative release their single ‘Sweet Summer Girl’; an upbeat pop-rock effort that is at best extremely catchy and at worst derivative; but hey what pop-rock isn’t somewhat derivative at this point? The single arrives in advance of a longer, an unreleased project titled 'Two Metres Apart’; presumably a commentary... Continue Reading →

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