Over a decade after their last album, Alexisonfire return with fire, fury and the same energy that saw them redefine post-hardcore as if they’d never left.
Nervus strike gold yet again on their newest album, delving into subtler indie-rock territories while keeping their impeccable melodies and poignant lyrics thoroughly intact.
It might be effectively more of the same, but Nova Twins continue to supercharge punk’s modern variants with an ear for sharpness and an unstoppable confidence.
2022’s festival season kicked off with Slam Dunk, and we headed over to Leeds to catch all the action, ft. Sum 41, Neck Deep, Deaf Havana, The Story So Far, Beartooth and loads more.
In this Review Round-Up, Moodring impress with their new album and Future Palace show off a lot of promise, while Creature’s new EP winds up shaped by inopportune circumstances.
In looking to slim down even further a sound that’s renowned for its sharpness and brevity, Joyce Manor’s foray into power-pop ends up taking out more than it brings back in.
In this Review Round-Up, there’s decent stuff all round with the new album from Mint Green, the debut EP from orphantwin, and an album from Valleyheart that’s less impressive but still overall solid.
Sidestepping from tech-metal to headier alt-metal shows immediate improvements for Thornhill, even if they’re still off from realising the optimum way to pull it off.
Another useless metalcore product comes courtesy of Memphis May Fire, who still haven’t moved on since the early 2010s and continue to display it in earnest.
In this Review Round-Up, there’s a greater focus on the poppier side of things, with One Armed Joey’s pop-punk hitting above pop-rock from Hey Thanks!, and indie-pop from Jukebox The Ghost.