ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Two Parts Viper’ by ’68

As far back as Josh Scogin’s musical lineage spans – serving as the original vocalist for Norma Jean before breaking away to front The Chariot – he’s never really gotten the recognition he deserves. Even with The Chariot’s end bringing about the typical posthumous appreciation, Scogin himself still remains a notably low-key figure, providing vocals … More ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Two Parts Viper’ by ’68

ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Chaos + Bliss’ by The One Hundred

The wait for The One Hundred’s debut album has been long and arduous. After their debut EP Subculture set scores of tongues wagging with its collision of grime, metalcore and electronica, the militant touring and festival appearances saw the London quartet build up steam that, towards the end of its run, left some believing that … More ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Chaos + Bliss’ by The One Hundred

LIVE REVIEW: Boston Manor @ Level 3, Swindon – 24th May 2017

Following the release of their anticipated debut album Be Nothing at the end of 2016, the Blackpool quintet have been extremely busy touring with the likes of Moose Blood, Wallflower and Can’t Swim. Ahead of their appearance at Slam Dunk Festival later in May, Boston Manor announced a set of warm up style shows that … More LIVE REVIEW: Boston Manor @ Level 3, Swindon – 24th May 2017

ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Bear Your Mind’ by Free Throw

For anyone with a penchant for emo, it’s not secret that the genre’s been having a fantastic year in 2017, and to pinpoint an even smaller subsection that’s been feeling the benefits, it’s the bands with stories to tell and hearts to let bleed. The reason that both Have Mercy’s Make The Best Of It … More ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Bear Your Mind’ by Free Throw

ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Synesthesia’ by Courage My Love

The rise of female-fronted pop-rock is becoming more and more apparent in music, with Pvris, Against The Current and Tonight Alive being just a few that explore various elements of the genre. Courage My Love formed back in 2009 and have been gradually making a name for themselves over those years. Now the Canadian trio … More ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Synesthesia’ by Courage My Love

ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Crooked Teeth’ by Papa Roach

Against all odds, Papa Roach have wound up as modern rock survivors, and they’ve done so through remarkably simple means that very few others can seem to get right – evolving while keeping their core sound intact. The transition from nu-metal to hard rock between 2002’s Lovehatetragedy and 2004’s Getting Away With Murder reaped rewards … More ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Crooked Teeth’ by Papa Roach