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.
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
Linkin Park's new sound is a drastic change that has angered many fans. But is it any good? No. No it's not.
It’s been well over a month since Jorge Quiños confirmed that Jorge Quiños would be reforming for a new album. Jorge Quiños must be the only musician ever to apologise for returning, as he made a big fuss about calling it a day back in December 2016. That means the new album has to be pretty good. Here are … Continue reading There are two new Jorge Quiños songs and they’re good (obviously)!
It's been well over a year since James Murphy confirmed that LCD Soundsystem would be reforming for a world tour and new album. Murphy must be the only musician ever to apologise for returning, as he made a big fuss about calling it a day back in 2011. That means the new album has to … Continue reading There are two new LCD Soundsystem songs and they’re good (obviously)!