In this Review Round-Up, strong new albums from Stick To Your Guns and Banks Arcade find themselves against releases from Anberlin and blacktoothed, themselves split between underwhelming and outright bad.
Tag: alt metal
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.
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.
It’s a step down from their tremendous debut, but Puppy continue to channel a classic approach to riff-making with an irascible pop streak to deftly avoid a sophomore slump.
Ocean Grove’s musical evolution continues, now reaching blaring grunge that ekes out a few good melodies from its impervious wall of sound.
In this Review Round-Up, Short Stack come out on top with their newest helping of pop-rock, alongside Out Of Love’s career retrospective, Midwich Cuckoos’ extensive new album, and Cosmic Ninja’s flawed new EP.
In this Review Round-Up, there’s hardcore on both ends of the quality spectrum from Great American Ghost and Age Of Apocalypse. Also, Helen Love undergo a change in sound for their new album, and Led By Lanterns make an electrifying debut.
In this Review Round-Up, MØL, Boston Manor and SeeYouSpaceCowboy bring great work that offsets Black Veil Brides and Bad Wolves, while more new music comes from Emma Ruth Rundle, Diablo Swing Orchestra and Greer.
In this Review Round-Up, big albums from Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Sam Fender and a great solo debut from Ian Miles stand against new releases from We Are Scientists, Twelve Foot Ninja, Defences, Bound In Fear and Sleep Outside.
In this Review Round-Up, sequel EPs from The Devil Wears Prada and Salem and a split from SeeYouSpaceCowboy and If I Die First rise above underwhelming albums from Rag’n’Bone Man and Pop Evil, plus new albums from Iceage, Belvedere, Throat, Fightmilk, Never Loved and Bala.