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.
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.
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
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
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’
For those of you lucky enough to be unaware, there's an American group called Kidz Bop who have released 34 albums since 2001. Also known as 'Now That's What I Call Shitty Covers of Popular Songs With Out of Tune Children on Vocals', each of these albums contains CBBC-style renditions of well-known hits so terrible I actually … Continue reading My Dream Kidz Bop Album (Hear Me Out!)