At the halfway point of 2021, we take a look at some of the releases we’ve missed so far this year, ft. Olivia Rodrigo, Chevelle, Måneskin, Zara Larsson, Arab Strap, Nick Jonas and loads more.
In this Review Round-Up, Fear Factory prevail over drama, Drug Church lead up to their new album, and DE’WAYNE and Buckcherry underwhelm, joined by Pendulum, Light The Torch, Urne, Lustmord & Karin Park, Lovebreakers, ISLAND and Crashface.
Beartooth rediscover the edge and energy that makes this fourth album their best since their debut.
In this Review Round-Up, Maroon 5 nosedive while KennyHoopla and Travis Barker soar, joined across the board by Garbage, K.Flay, Sleater-Kinney, Tigercub, Superlove, Mammoth WVH, Another Now and Whispering Sons.
The return of live music is on the horizon, so we’ve taken a look at the lineup for the Download Pilot to break it down, and look at the acts you can’t afford to miss.
In this Review Round-Up, big returns from Wolf Alice and Hacktivist find themselves nestled against failures from Atreyu, cleopatrick and plxntkid, as well as new music from Lovebites, Wristmeetrazor, Merci and January Jane.
Even as an improvement to their current lacklustre wave, AFI’s newest album is too slight and forgettable to have much of an impact.
Rise Against’s ninth album is another excellent example of how they’re one of the most consistent bands around.
In this Review Round-Up, there are disappointments from Red Fang, easy life and Kele, strong emo from Hot Mulligan and Latewaves, and more from Blackberry Smoke, Boss Keloid and Worm Shepherd.
See what we’ve been listening to this month in our newest edition of The Soundboard Stereo, ft. Muse, Dua Lipa, Rise Against, Tame Impala, Marianas Trench and Trophy Eyes.