ALBUM REVIEW: Eclipse – Wired

I came across Swedish hard rockers ECLIPSE during a time when things weren’t going so well for me mentally, so I have kept this band on the radar since. They have released their latest offering Wired and it’s a great reminder of why I was drawn to this band in the first place. After listening … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Eclipse – Wired

Album Review: Wayward Sons – Even Up The Score

As a music journalist, you listen to a lot of albums, and sometimes they all blend into one, but WAYWARD SON’S latest offering, Even Up The Score, is a breath of fresh air. Hailing from the UK, WAYWARD SONS are a hidden gem in the UK’s thriving hard rock scene. With two albums already behind … Continue reading Album Review: Wayward Sons – Even Up The Score

Album Review: KK’s Priest – Sermons Of The Sinner

Sometimes, you just need some straight up, old fashioned heavy metal, and if anyone can deliver on that, it’s former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist, KK Downing. With the added edition of ex JUDAS PRIEST vocalist, Tim “Ripper” Owens, you can expect something extra special from KK’S PRIEST.  While it’s hard not to compare KK’S PRIEST to … Continue reading Album Review: KK’s Priest – Sermons Of The Sinner

ALBUM REVIEW: Asking Alexandria – See What’s On The Inside

ASKING ALEXANDRIA are back with their seventh studio album, a short eighteen months (give or take) after their most recent release, Like A House On Fire, which, to my understanding, received mixed reviews.  Having heard of ASKING ALEXANDRIA, but never having listened to them myself, I was excited by the opportunity to finally have an excuse to dip my toes … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Asking Alexandria – See What’s On The Inside

ALBUM REVIEW: Danko Jones – Power Trio

DANKO JONES are one of the biggest forces in the hard rock circuit with an impressive career that spans twenty five years. Hailing from Toronto, Canada, the band is pioneered by the man himself, Danko Jones, who with the release of their latest album celebrates the band's 25th anniversary. Their ongoing success is, in large … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Danko Jones – Power Trio

EP REVIEW: Seether – Wasteland – The Puratory

South African rockers SEETHER were one of my gateway bands into the genre and they were a key presence in my teenage years when it came to developing my music taste. The last full album I had listened to by them was Finding Beauty In Negative Spaces which was released in 2007, it made navigating … Continue reading EP REVIEW: Seether – Wasteland – The Puratory

ALBUM REVIEW: Mercutio – Antagonist

MERCUTIO, an alt rock trio from the UK have recently launched their debut album: Antagonist. If you like things that are a little different, then maybe this is for you. Listening to this album for the first time, when a new track begins it's like dipping your hand into a bag of Haribo, you just … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Mercutio – Antagonist

ALBUM REVIEW: KISS – Off The Soundboard: Tokyo 2001 (Live)

Alright Tokyo! You wanted the best! You got the best! The hottest band in the world KISS! So begins the start of a monumental night in Tokyo from yesteryear. KISS have always been a massive in Japan and this, the first in a series of upcoming live releases is encapsulated with a recording from legendary … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: KISS – Off The Soundboard: Tokyo 2001 (Live)

ALBUM REVIEW: Escape The Fate – Chemical Warfare

When I was offered to review ESCAPE THE FATE’s newest album, I could picture my teenage-self bursting with excitement! The newest record, Chemical Warfare, from Nevada’s post-hardcore outfit is to be released on 16th April. To quote singer Craig Mabbit: ‘We want people to connect deeply with the music and disappear in it. Get lost … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Escape The Fate – Chemical Warfare

ALBUM REVIEW: Papa Roach – Greatest Hits Vol. 2 The Better Noise Years

For years we’ve been Getting Away With Murder, Time And Time Again, Between Angels And Insects and of course, defined our Last Resort. PAPA ROACH were pivotal within the Nu-Metal boom of the early noughties. Whilst some contemporaries vanished into the ether, PAPA ROACH continued delivering album after album and smashing down walls. Whilst the … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Papa Roach – Greatest Hits Vol. 2 The Better Noise Years