Reuben

Reuben

Reuben Quick Links

News Pictures Music Festival RSS

Rashad Jennings , Reuben Randle - Samsung Hope For Children Gala 2015 - Red Carpet Arrivals at Hammerstein Ballroom - New York City, New York, United States - Thursday 17th September 2015

Reuben and Rashad Jennings
Reuben

Katie McGlynn - Reuben Creative Manchester launch of a new collaboration between Windle & Moodie along side Ruben Wood - Arrivals - Manchester, United Kingdom - Wednesday 5th August 2015

Reuben and Katie Mcglynn
Reuben, Lucy Jo Hudson and Carolynne Poole
Reuben, Lucy Jo Hudson and Carolynne Poole
Reuben and Katie Mcglynn
Reuben and Katie Mcglynn
Reuben and Katie Mcglynn

Gary Reuben and Susan Reuben - 'The Effects of Blunt Force Trauma' screening - Arrivals at CAA - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 21st July 2015

Reuben
Reuben

Reuben - Racecar Is Racecar Backwards (10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Album Review


The early to mid-2000s was an impressive hot bed for British underground rock and hardcore bands of exceptional quality. If you wanted massive sing-a-long anthems you bought 'Ideas Above Our Station' by Hundred Reasons or 'The Remote Part' by Idlewild. If you wanted math-y intellectualism and post-hardcore bluster you bought 'The Neon Handshake' by Hell Is For Heroes or 'Casually Dressed and Deep In Conversation' by Funeral For A Friend. If you wanted obscure, weird freak outs you bought 'Infinity Land' by the younger, hairier Biffy Clyro, and if you wanted blasts of chaotic, political hardcore noise you bought 'A Song To Ruin' by Million Dead. All of these records offered an exhilarating glimpse into what should have been a glorious British invasion in rock music, but if you wanted something that touched on all of these qualities in one place, you bought a Reuben album.

Reuben - Racecar Is Racecar Backwards (10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Album Review

Hailing from Surrey, Reuben were a diverse, often hilarious and endlessly creative force of nature. They sadly only stuck around for three full albums culminating in their swansong 'In Nothing We Trust' which was an astounding but almost completely joyless work of brutality and rage. Before that happened, however, Reuben put out two other albums of stunning quality, including the one they're reissuing - they're magnificent debut 'Racecar Is Racecar Backwards'.

The album still holds up ten years on - but perhaps the only surprise in that statement is that this fresh-faced, youthful album is now a decade old. All of the old classics are ready and present - the searing punk anthem 'Stuck In My Throat', the crossover hit that never was Freddy Krueger, and the rock assault of 'Let's Stop Hanging Out'. These songs are incredibly well crafted and there is not an ounce of fat left on the plate.

Continue reading: Reuben - Racecar Is Racecar Backwards (10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) Album Review

Reuben Lim - "Saving Lincoln" World Premiere - Glendale, California, United States - Tuesday 12th February 2013

Reuben

Reuben - Reuben, Leanne Teague and Wayne Overstone London, England - 'Loaded Magazine Summer Party' held at Platinum Lace London - Arrivals Thursday 7th July 2011

Reuben

Reuben, We Should Have Gone To University Album Review


Review of Reuben's album We Should Have Gone To University.

Continue reading: Reuben, We Should Have Gone To University Album Review

Reuben

Reuben Quick Links

News Pictures Music Festival RSS
Advertisement

Contactmusic 2017 Exclusive


Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.