ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Greatest Hits: Vol. 1’ by Teenage Time Killers

On paper, Teenage Time Killers sound like the most super of supergroups. The project was first conceived in February 2014 by My Ruin guitarist Mick Murphy and Corrosion Of Conformity drummer Read Mullin, drafting in Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl, Slipknot / Stone Sour’s Corey Taylor, Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba, Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe and … More ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Greatest Hits: Vol. 1’ by Teenage Time Killers

ALBUM REVIEW: ‘We Came As Romans’ by We Came As Romans

In the last five or so years there has been a massive increase in the prominence of American metalcore bands. Warped Tour is often saturated with them, be it flagship bands such as August Burns Red, or fairly new collectives with synths beneath their breakdowns like I See Stars. Michigan sextet We Came As Romans … More ALBUM REVIEW: ‘We Came As Romans’ by We Came As Romans

ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Born In The Echoes’ by The Chemical Brothers

The Chemical Brothers are responsible for some of the UK’s most memorable dance hits. Since their formation in 1989, tracks like Galvanise and Hey Boy, Hey Girl have seen them win Grammys and top the bill of Glastonbury, as well as remain one of the hottest names in dance music due to their hit singles … More ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Born In The Echoes’ by The Chemical Brothers

ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Node’ by Northlane

Things are finally starting to look up for Northlane again. Since their 2013 sophomore release Singularity, they’ve had the arrow on metalcore’s hype roulette firmly in their direction. The departure of former vocalist Adrian Fitipaldes, however, seemed as though such lofty expectations would fail to be met. Fortunately, new frontman Marcus Bridge was quickly drafted … More ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Node’ by Northlane

ALBUM REVIEW: ‘That New Sound You’re Looking For’ by What’s Eating Gilbert

Chad Gilbert has always been the most prolific member of New Found Glory. Stints in hardcore bands Shai Hulud and Hazen Street have run concurrent with his job as guitarist of the pop-punk legends, as well as taking up roles as producer extraordinare and manager of Bridge Nine imprint Violently Happy. Now with his solo … More ALBUM REVIEW: ‘That New Sound You’re Looking For’ by What’s Eating Gilbert

EP REVIEW: ‘Empires’ by The Gospel Youth

There’s hardly a shortage of quality British rock around at the minute, but what’s more difficult is finding something that actually stands out from the pack. That’s something that Brighton quartet The Gospel Youth are yet to nail, but fortunately their new EP Empires has the songs that allow it to stand on its own. … More EP REVIEW: ‘Empires’ by The Gospel Youth