In this Review Round-Up, Bad Suns and Pridelands turn up to be as reliable as usual, while El Moono and Perennial make their breakthroughs, with one being among the best of the year so far.
Jamie Webster builds on his huge success with his second album, improving with sharper writing but still falling prey to some of the typical singer-songwriter trappings.
In this Review Round-Up, Fit For An Autopsy deliver yet another great album—along with a surprise hit from jackie—while new albums from Modern Error and PENGSHUi explore modern sounds with varying degrees of success.
On their strongest album in years, Comeback Kid hone in on and refine the aspects that make them such a hardcore juggernaut, and allow them to strike as hard as possible.
Even when taking steps towards more radio-ready fare, Billy Talent are still able to pull out all the stops to craft one of the most accessible, easy-to-love punk albums that’ll be released this year.
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.
Underøath’s continuing return finds them shapeshift into even more exciting and cutting-edge avenues within post-hardcore, where greatness is in reach but not quite theirs yet.
In the first Review Round-Up of 2022 (and in its new slimmed-down form), Enterprise Earth drop the year’s first great metal album, while Blood Red Shoes and Party Cannon struggle to stick, and VRSTY make some noteworthy improvements on their debut full-length.
In the final year-end list of 2021, it’s a big one, as we tackle everything that’s come throughout the year to pick the best albums of 2021.
In our next year-end list, we take a look at some of the best of the biggest tracks this year, in the best singles of 2021.