Posts Tagged ‘rock’

  • 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. ...

  • 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? ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Tölva – Wide Shot

    Nov 12, 16 • Blogroll, Features, Introducing, mp3's, News, ReviewsComments Off on Tölva – Wide Shot
    Tölva – Wide Shot

    France's Tölva can provide that much needed detachment with their debut EP, Wide Shot. For the most part, Tölva's post rock seems fairly ordinary, non-threatening and fragile, much like the jellyfish that graces the cover of this EP. ...

  • Cotillion – Korean Fan Death

    Nov 2, 16 • Blogroll, Features, Introducing, News, ReviewsComments Off on Cotillion – Korean Fan Death
    Cotillion – Korean Fan Death

    Cotillion are a two-or-three-piece band from New York via the Ukraine and really don't take themselves too seriously - from the myth-taunting EP title, to the bizarre track names such as Saturday Morning Elevator Trouble and splintermezzo. Yeah, you're in good hands. ...

  • PABST – Skinwalker

    Oct 28, 16 • Features, Introducing, mp3's, News, Reviews, VideosComments Off on PABST – Skinwalker
    PABST – Skinwalker

    From the label that brought you noise-grunge bastards HEADS. and the savage guitar/drum party jams of Closet Disco Queen, emerges more riotous, jet-fuelled sounds to get your ears around. PABST are three lads from Germany making the kind of teeth-shaking racket you would expect...

  • Beach Slang – A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings

    Oct 14, 16 • Features, mp3's, News, Reviews, VideosComments Off on Beach Slang – A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings
    Beach Slang – A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings

    For James Alex, Beach Slang is another chance to have go at things. The frontman has already been around the circuit, as guitarist for stalwart pop-punkers Weston (remember them?) for a number of years and this angst-laden ball of sweat and three chords, a project he started in 2013, is already making some impressive waves (excuse the pun)...