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Stone Temple Pilots - Between The Lines

Stone Temple Pilots - Between The Lines

At the moment, we seem to be in the grips of some kind of 1990s renaissance, with Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam and The Smashing Pumpkins all releasing new and impressive material in the last...

Review posted on 12th May 2010

Silverjet - Silverjet

Silverjet - Silverjet

As a reviewer, I get sent a lot of high-minded and pretentious 'art rock' albums to listen to, and that's ok, but sometimes you just want to rock! Within one minute of Silverjet's self-titled second...

Review posted on 5th May 2010

Mirrorkicks - Mirrorkicks

Mirrorkicks - Mirrorkicks

Mirrorkicks are a band who have been causing quite a stir in London's underground rock scene and this, their debut (and self-titled) album shows why. Mirrorkicks is an album full of hooks and well crafted...

Review posted on 4th May 2010

James - The Night Before

James - The Night Before

For a band whose lengthy career consists of 10 studio albums, twenty UK top 40 singles and 12 million albums sold worldwide, James have never really ignited the imagination like they perhaps could have done,...

Review posted on 26th April 2010

Ash - A-Z Vol.1

Ash - A-Z Vol.1

For those of you who are a little out of the loop, following their last album Twilight of the Innocents, Teen Britrock Heroes Ash announced that they would no longer release traditional albums, and would...

Review posted on 12th April 2010

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Dropkick Murphys - Live on Lansdowne, Boston MA

Dropkick Murphys - Live on Lansdowne, Boston MA

Live on Lansdowne, Boston MA documents The Dropkick Murphys 2009 St. Patrick's Day celebrations, in much the same way that previous live album Live on St. Patrick's Day did. Live on Lansdowne however, contains none...

Review posted on 9th April 2010

Chris T-T - Love is Not Rescue

Chris T-T - Love is Not Rescue

For those of you not in the know, Chris T-T has been crafting irresistible folk pop for the better part of the last decade now, and a couple of summers ago you may have seen...

Review posted on 26th March 2010

Paul Hawkins & thee Awkward Silences - Apologies to the Enlightenment

Paul Hawkins & thee Awkward Silences - Apologies to the Enlightenment

I don't know if it's just me, but when Paul Hawkins and his Awkward Silences picked the track list for Apologies to the Enlightenment, they really dropped a serious clanger. Track one - The Beasts...

Review posted on 22nd March 2010

Drive By Truckers - The Big To Do

Drive By Truckers - The Big To Do

Drive-By Truckers have been making music since 1998, and seem to be living proof that if you are good at something you should do it more. The Big To Do is The Truckers' eighth studio...

Review posted on 15th March 2010

The Smoking Hearts - Pride of Nowhere

The Smoking Hearts - Pride of Nowhere

The Smoking Hearts, for those of you who are currently unaware of them, do not do subtlety. Pride of Nowhere is an album which punches you in the face, and continues to do so for...

Review posted on 8th March 2010

Titus Andronicus - The Monitor

Titus Andronicus - The Monitor

It is undeniable that Titus Andronicus make one hell of a noise. At times it's sludgy; at times it's energetic and bouncy. There are even times when it is both of these things at the...

Review posted on 1st March 2010

The Moons - Life On Earth

The Moons - Life On Earth

Album Review of Life on Earth by The Moons, Released March 15th on Acid Jazz RecordsIf anything, Life on Earth proves that The Moons are certainly rising stars on the British music scene.The album begins...

Review posted on 22nd February 2010

Teenagersintokyo - Peter Pan

Teenagersintokyo - Peter Pan

Single Review of Peter Pan by Teenagersintokyo, released February 8th on Back Yard RecordingsTeenagersintokyo seem to be something of a throwback to the edgy synth pop of the 1980s, and where new single Peter Pan...

Review posted on 15th February 2010

Sivert Hoyem - Moon Landing

Sivert Hoyem - Moon Landing

Album Review of Moon Landing by Sivert Hoyem, Out on November 16th on Hektor Grammofon.If almost any of the songs from Sivert Hoyem's new album Moon Landing were played on your average alternative radio station,...

Review posted on 11th February 2010

Everybody Was In The French Resistance...Now! - Fixin' the Charts Vol.1

Everybody Was In The French Resistance...Now! - Fixin' the Charts Vol.1

Album Review of Fixin' the Charts Vol.1 by Everybody Was In The French Resistance...Now! Released 25th January 2010, on Cooking Vinyl.When Joe Pasquale sang about knowing a song that will get on your nerves, I...

Review posted on 10th February 2010

Wyldsky - Wyldsky

Wyldsky - Wyldsky

Review of Wyldsky's Debut Self-Titled Album, out on 7th January on MMGI'll be brutally honest: I desperately wanted to hate the debut album from American Rock Monsters Wyldsky. At times it's difficult to tell if...

Review posted on 1st February 2010

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As the days get progressively colder and shorter November ushers in celebrations of light, gunpowder and treason as well as bringing with it some...

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