GUEST FEATURE: Craig Gray reflects on his lifelong journey with Pearl Jam culminating with their new album ‘Gigaton’

Sometimes the best people to write about a band or an album are not the journalists- the ones that receive the advance download link far ahead of the real fans, the ones that idly click on the link because they ‘may as well’ in case it drums them up to write a 1000 words to Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Moaning – Uneasy Laughter: An astounding amount of atmosphere for a 3-piece

Moaning are an L.A based band made up by vocalist/guitarist Sean Solomon, bassist and keyboardist, Pascal Stevenson and drummer Andrew MacKelvie. Following their eponymous debut, they have again collaborated and put together their collective issues, paranoias and challenges into a new incredibly dense record with a ton to unpack. “Moaning are reminiscent of your anxious Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Bellevue Days, “It Can’t Possibly Go Wrong Ever” — judging by this stunner of an album, we’re inclined to believe you!

Croydon 4-piece Bellevue Days boast an impressively stacked support résumé of As It Is, mewithoutYou, Twin Atlantic and Mallory Knox among others (as well as press support from Kerrang! and Rock Sound) producing what we could broadly term as hard hitting, menacingly brilliant pop punk. They fuse punk-infused screams with abrasive yet powerful harmonies, over Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Riff makers John reach lofty heights on their new album; despite being ‘Out Here On The Fringes’ it’s sure to soar!

“Out Here In The Fringes is the perfect record for someone who wants to occasionally go for a good head bang but definitely isn’t a sacrifice-goats-in-a-graveyard type music fan.” Picture the scene: you’re a generic music fan and you’re trying to pick what you fancy listening to; you’re the kind of person that probably was Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Ezra Furman’s Latest Release Twelve Nudes Is The Glam Punk Album A Divided Society Needs Right Now.

“Twelve Nudes continues with Ezra’s career of bold work and damn right this is his punk record; we love it.” When Ezra Furman announced Twelve Nudes and described it as “our punk record” we didn’t know what we were to expect but Ezra has never been an artist to shy away from bold work so Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Indie-rockers No Hot Ashes Are Set To Go Intergalactic With Debut Album Hardship Starship. 

‘And with Hardship Starship, that fanbase is going to blow up. ‘ No Hot Ashes, a four piece from Stockport, might not yet be a household name — but give them time. They’ve been touring up and down the country almost non-stop, most recently with a headline slot at Thousand Island in London, wowing audiences Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: GOON ‘Heaven Is Humming’; It’s on Partisan Records – Lets’ Face it, Shouldn’t That Be Enough to Make You Want to Listen to it?

GOON is no longer the name of the little kids in school you hate, it is the name of your new favourite band in the form of 4-piece LA grunge lords. Having only formed in 2016 GOON haven’t been short of creative inspiration releasing 14 tracks in the shape of 4 releases since 2017. Many Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Kyle Craft & Showboat Honey ‘Showboat Honey’; Not the Album You Thought You Needed In Your Life But Sometimes Your Ears Don’t Know What’s Best For Them.

For Kyle Craft’s third long-player he has enlisted a full backing band named Showboat Honey with the album baring the same name suggesting this could be the start of an ‘era’ for Kyle Craft. ‘Showboat Honey’ is released on the infamous Sub Pop Records but doesn’t bare the trademark guitar grunge sound of the label Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: The Black Keys ‘Lets Rock’; A Title as Bold and Brazen as the Album Itself

  “Lets Rock is the sound of The Black Keys at their best, creatively fulfilled with other projects whilst leaving their best for America’s much-loved duo.” When one of America’s most respected blues-rock bands announces after 5 years they’re releasing a new album it’s met with excitement and fear; it’s well documented that the pair Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Wasuremono ‘Are You Ok?’; A Musical Sugarcoating on Some of Life’s Most Difficult Challenges.

Having released their debut last year, which led to a Maida Vale session for BBC 6 Music Dj Steve Lamacq and then a tour supporting The Flaming Lips we were pleasantly shocked when murmurs of new releases started cropping up at the end of the last year. Soon we were graced with single Lonely Type Continue Reading