Album Review: Miranda Lambert – Wildcard

Miranda Lambert once again delivers a record every girl can fall in love with. Country music’s kick-ass superstar Miranda Lambert is releasing her new record Wildcard on 1 November via Sony. It marks her first collaboration with producer Jay Joyce and sees her revealing a gentler, more folk side of her music, never losing her signature wit…

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EP Review: Like Giants – Sovereign

Pop-punk four-piece Like Giants have self-released their debut EP Sovereign and here’s why you need to listen to it. Speaking on the new EP frontman Daniel Kai said “We recorded the EP with Matt O’Grady (You Me At Six, Deaf Havana, Don Broco). We wanted to create something that infused elements of bands that we…

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Album Review: The Menzingers – Hello Exile

Hello Exile is everything we love about The Menzingers and so much more.  Philadelphia-based punk band The Menzingers are set to release their brand new record Hello Exile via Epitaph tomorrow and we’re here to tell you it’ll be one of the best records you listen to this year. Hello Exile is the band’s most diverse and lyrically heavy album…

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Album Review: Pretty Vicious – Beauty Of Youth

Pretty Vicious release one of the most exciting debut records of 2019.  Beauty Of Youth marks Welsh rockers Pretty Vicious debut full-length. Soaked in riffy anthems, the twelve track record is a gem of its time and proof that British rock music is alive and bloody well. Beauty Of Youth rips a sound through your ears like no…

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Album Review: SUM 41 – Order In Decline

The pop-punk icons have delivered one of their best records to date.  With Order To Decline, Sum 41 celebrate some of their most honest lyrics to date. Whibley poured everything he had into the album – producing, engineering, and mixing the album in his home studio. The result is undoubtedly Sum 41’s heaviest and most aggressive album…

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Album Review: Bruce Springsteen – Western Stars

The record to make you want to hire a convertible and drive through California with your love.  This Friday, Columbia Records is releasing Bruce Springsteen brand new solo record Western Stars.  The 13 tracks were recorded primarily at Springsteen’s home studio in New Jersey, with additional recording in California and New York, and encompass a sweeping…

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EP Review: Rhys Lewis – In Between Minds

Singer-songwriter Rhys Lewis impresses on his second EP In Between Minds, out now via Decca.  The EP features recent singles End Like This, Hold on to Happiness and Better Than Today, as well as two new tracks. It showcases Rhys’ gift for telling poignant and vivid stories through his lyrics, and his willingness to bare all. Encapsulating…

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Album Review: Craig Finn – I Need a New War

Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn has released the final of a triology showcasing his stellar songwriting. Finn has described I Need a New War as the third and final part of a trilogy including 2015’s Faith in the Future and 2017’s We All Want the Same Things. Plating up his view of America in a…

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Album review: The Alchemy – Chemical Daydream

Huge, anthemic choruses are at the core of the band’s debut record.  The Alchemy, a new rock band from Canterbury, have released their debut LP Chemical Daydream last Friday. Full of anthemic choruses and slick production, the LP follows the band’s debut EP (released April 2016). Music built for stadiums and arenas, The Alchemy’s twist on modern…

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Album review: Free Throw – What’s Past Is Prologue

On their new LP, Free Throw hold nothing back.  Free Throw are back with their third full length release, What’s Past Is Prologue out now via Triple Crown Records. Past releases may have provided small glimpses into Free Throw’s history as a band and personal lives outside of music, but What’s Past is Prologue is the…

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