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: 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: 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: Dave Hause – Kick

Hause delivers an emotionally charged record with Kick.  Dave Hause’s new album Kick that will be released on 12 April through Rise Records and kicking was the very first thing he saw his recentlynewborn twins do, it’s also something he has been much throughout his life and career. With the latter spanning over two decades,…

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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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EP Review: Modern Error – Lost In The Noise

The melodic hardcore newcomers deliver a stellar genre-crossing debut with Lost In The Noise.  Peterborough four-piece Modern Error are set to release their debut EP tomorrow with Lost In The Noise. The record is dictated by the idea of self-war and personal change, broken into three parts: Lack of belief, loss of purpose and hiding a true…

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Album Review: Mantra – Dreamland

West London’s Mantra are releasing their debut album Dreamland on 15 February.  Since their formation in 2016, West London’s Mantra have mesmerized listeners with spellbinding melodies propelled by powerhouse riffs and thundering drums. Dreamland was recorded with producer Tom Dalgety (Royal Blood, Ghost, The Pixies) and showcases their explosive sonic prowess. The seeds of Mantra were first planted…

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Album Review: Ryan Bingham – American Love Song

The award-winning singer-songwriter is releasing his highly-anticipated new record tomorrow.  Out 15 February via Axster Bingham Records, American Love Song is Ryan Bingham’s sixth studio album. Co-produced with renowned guitarist/artist Charlie Sexton (Bob Dylan), the LP was recorded at Arlyn Studios and Public Hi-Fi in Austin, TX with additional recording at Matter Music in Los Angeles. Bingham…

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