Archive for the ‘Features’ Category

  • Ampwrecked 11: New Bands For Your Ears

    Feb 25, 17 • Blogroll, Features, Introducing, mp3's, News, Reviews, VideosComments Off on Ampwrecked 11: New Bands For Your Ears
    Ampwrecked 11: New Bands For Your Ears

    Seven new tracks you need to hear, courtesy of Mastodon, Jamie Lenman, Junius, Iron Reagan, At The Drive-In, Carson Wells and Idles. Plug in your headphones, kick back and start the fans, please. ...

  • KRAUSE – 2am Thoughts

    Feb 7, 17 • Features, Introducing, mp3's, News, Reviews, VideosComments Off on KRAUSE – 2am Thoughts
    KRAUSE – 2am Thoughts

    Man, this is pissed/odd/crazy (delete where applicable). Hey, that's what you expect from any band on Riot Season though; a label that are the true purveyors of the weird, wonderful and downright ridiculous when it comes to creating a variation on sound that can be interpreted and translated into music. KRAUSE are four dudes from Athens...

  • Japandroids – Near To The Wild Heart Of Life

    Jan 31, 17 • Blogroll, Features, mp3's, News, Reviews, VideosComments Off on Japandroids – Near To The Wild Heart Of Life
    Japandroids – Near To The Wild Heart Of Life

    Five years since Celebration Rock and there's murmurings in the Japandroids camp. If you think about it though, this is a band that have been on tour for years, then they go into the studio, lay some tracks down, maybe have a few months off to let the ringing in their ears die down a bit, then BANG! Here's the new record. So, it's really not that long - we all need a rest, don't we? ...

  • Ampwrecked: New tracks for your ears 10

    Jan 10, 17 • AMPWreCked, Features, Introducing, mp3's, News, Reviews, VideosComments Off on Ampwrecked: New tracks for your ears 10
    Ampwrecked: New tracks for your ears 10

    It's 2017! Let's kick off the new year with a few new-ish tracks or something! Plus, I needed a post to kickstart the website for 2017, as I'm not sure what to write about. Darko, Less Than Jake, GUG, Oak, Pulled Apart By Horses and Code Orange all step up to the plate and deliver some riffs/horns/more riffs. Enjoy. ...

  • Guest Post: Jack Murray’s Top 10 albums of 2016

    Dec 26, 16 • Blogroll, Features, Introducing, News, ReviewsComments Off on Guest Post: Jack Murray’s Top 10 albums of 2016
    Guest Post: Jack Murray’s Top 10 albums of 2016

    Guest post! It's nearly the end of the year, so we asked Jack Murray gives us a rundown of his top 10 albums of 2016. From Pat Sharpe and the Turbo Hand Shandies, through to Egg Sandwich Overkill and the new album from The Outhere Brothers - he'll be counting down the hits of this year. Boom, boom, boom - get on it son. ...

  • Lizard Hips’ Top 10 Albums of 2016

    Dec 24, 16 • Blogroll, Features, mp3's, News, ReviewsComments Off on Lizard Hips’ Top 10 Albums of 2016
    Lizard Hips’ Top 10 Albums of 2016

    I'm sure in many, many, MANY years, 2016 will be studied as the "what the hell happened in THAT year?" as a history module. 2017 has got to be better, right? Thankfully, there was some good music this year, amongst all the badness (Ken McCray dying was a total bummer and you know, the other stuff) so, what better way than countdown my top 10 albums of ...

  • WHORES. – Gold

    Dec 10, 16 • Blogroll, Features, Introducing, News, Reviews, VideosComments Off on WHORES. – Gold
    WHORES. – Gold

    If the production on this was some form of mineral, it would be a mudslide; a cruel, filthy, flow that never lets up until everything is submerged in grime. The guitars let off an ear-squealing hiss of disdain throughout the 35 minute running time of Gold, whilst the bass rumbles and belches thick, slabs of mulch and the drumming is a tribal hammering of bloodied determination...

  • House Of Lightning – House of Lightning

    Dec 4, 16 • Features, Introducing, mp3's, News, ReviewsComments Off on House Of Lightning – House of Lightning
    House Of Lightning – House of Lightning

    At 6 tracks long and 37 minutes running time, House of Lightning absolutely blitz through these songs with unhinged and frenzied delight. It's a evolving mixture of colliding genres and styles all scrambling for position; from moments of boom-led stoner-rock, to over-driven thrash-punk, squealing alt-rock and sludge, House of Lightning keep the listener on their toes...

  • Holy Gold – Feral Children

    Nov 26, 16 • Blogroll, Features, Introducing, mp3's, News, ReviewsComments Off on Holy Gold – Feral Children
    Holy Gold – Feral Children

    The alumni that make up Atlanta's Holy+Gold burst forth from the metalcore bubble, with members of Norma Jean, The Glass Ocean and professional crowd-surfers, The Chariot in tow. It's a surprise then, to hear that Holy+Gold carry very little over musically from these projects, save for teasing moments of snarling hardcore fury and some fractured distortion...

  • Truckfighters – V

    Nov 21, 16 • Blogroll, Features, mp3's, News, Reviews, VideosComments Off on Truckfighters – V
    Truckfighters – V

    Crushing everything in their path with waves upon waves of punishing fuzz, Sweden's Truckfighters burst back onto the scene with their fifth album, cunningly titled V. Now onto their 8th drummer, El Danno, (proper Spinal Tap shit going on here) - they've suffered some drastic line-up changes since their inception; hopefully now, they can remain stable for a bit! ...