Our January roundup compiles reviews of the new albums from Marmozets, Jeff Rosenstock, The Xcerts, Fall Out Boy, Machine Head, Camilla Parker Bowles, and the new Hop Along song.
A lot of pop fans weren't happy with this year's Grammy nominations. Ed Sheeran, Harry Styles, Fifth Harmony, and many others were "snubbed". A popular tweet claimed that "There's not gonna be any arguing on stan twitter because no one with stans got nominated." Is this true? We here at Laser Falcon have written in … Continue reading Grammy Awards 2018: Bridging The Great Divide
In 2018, albums will come out. Here are some to look forward to.
We wrote about the best albums released in this terrible, terrible year. Bet no one thought of doing that before. Jamie Lenman and Lorde came out on top as the joint Laser Falcon Album of the Year winners.
Reviews of the new(ish) releases from: Enter Shikari, Stray from the Path, Mastodon, The National, Kojey Radical, Sløtface, Brand New, Prophets of Rage, and The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die.
Of all the highs and lows of a major band's career, very little can have as much of an impact as losing a key member. Slash leaving Guns N' Roses shook the whole world in the 90s. Frank Carter leaving Gallows changed the UK punk scene forever in 2011. Decades from now, only time will … Continue reading Hollywood Undead – V Review
Few things in music are more enjoyable than The National's frontman and genius wordsmith Matt Berninger shouting his head off like a crazy person. It happens very rarely on record nowadays, but when he drinks all the wine, Matt tends to emit throat-shredding yells that would put many hardcore vocalists to shame. All of the … Continue reading Matt Berninger Shouting Top 6
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