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.
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.
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
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.