Reviews of the massive new albums from LCD Soundsystem, Death from Above, Wolf Alice, Queens of the Stone Age, The Killers, Foo Fighters, and Turnover.
Over the last year or so, it has become apparent that many of the biggest rock bands of the 2000's are opting to consign their guitars to the abyss of the past. Guitars? Pfft, go back to 2007, LOSER! Just look at how well Twenty One Pilots are doing. They don't even make rock music … Continue reading Ditching Guitars: The Pathway to Success
The Rock Werchter 2017 lineup makes most other festivals look like a backyard piss about. Booking seven bands that are very firmly established as festival headliners for your four day event is pretty impressive. It feels borderline absurd to see Arcade Fire and System of a Down playing in the light of the early evening … Continue reading Rock Werchter 2017 Reviewed
The new Stray from the Path song goes hard as fuck and we fully endorse its message.
Despite there being a sizeable chunk of great music released so far this year, January to June has felt a bit like the inevitable hangover in the wake of the absolute behemoth that was 2016. Last year it felt as though the album cycles of pretty much all the biggest artists on the planet magically … Continue reading The Biggest Albums Still To Come In 2017
Some of the finest young bands in rock show what they're made of before Enter Shikari reduce another arena to rubble.
I first heard Pinegrove late last year and found it boring as all hell. That's fine, I thought nothing more of it. Then I listened to them again in March and I started liking Pinegrove after months of denying it. I started really liking it. I managed to successfully infiltrate a few meetings of our … Continue reading Why I’m Going To Continue Shitting On Pinegrove Even Though I Actually Like Them Now
https://open.spotify.com/user/gq10231023/playlist/6m2vn2bprOZ8NCExm0oFRf A Labour victory in this general election is highly unlikely. However, if Corbynstanbul does miraculously occur, you will need a suitable playlist to celebrate. Luckily for you, the perfect songs have been carefully chosen below, sequenced to guarantee the ultimate soundtrack to socialist euphoria. Your JC victory party must start strong and there is … Continue reading The Ultimate Labour Victory Party Playlist
15 years ago, Linkin Park were gods of the alternative scene. Today, every member of this band should be fucking embarrassed of what they've become. I've really got no issue with a band changing genres so long as the music remains good and the band care about what they're releasing, but its impossible not to see One … Continue reading Alex reviews Linkin Park – ‘One More Light’
Linkin Park's new sound is a drastic change that has angered many fans. But is it any good? No. No it's not.