Death – Symbloic – 25 Years on.

Twenty-Five years ago the greatest death metal album was given to the world. Symbolic by Death is a journey. A formation of songs that encrypt the listener into an inviting climb of what thrash metal had buried within itself to become. Although Symbolic came towards the end of the Death Metal genres peak in the... 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 →

Reviewed: Wishbone – Pseudo Planet EP

Released: 1st May 2020 Rating: 4/5 The world needs more doom pop, and Midlands trio Wishbone are here to provide it. Their debut EP, Psuedo Planet, is a magnificent insight into the genre, and promises the band an exciting future. The EP features two previously released singles, Laika and Maelstrom, plus three brand new tracks,... 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 →

Reviewed – Divided By Design – Orion I: Denial

Rating - 4.5/5 Website - http://www.dividedbydesign.uk/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/dividedbydesignband Intsagram - https://www.instagram.com/dividedbydesign_band/ ‘Orion I: Denial’ is part one of an upcoming conceptual series of tracks from Leeds prog-rock group Divided By Design; it’s a composition that draws on classic progressive sounds of the 70s and 80s as well as incorporating modern elements of metal. The... 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 – 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 →

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