Album Review: Sleepm...

  Album Review: Sleepmakeswaves – ‘Made of Breath Only’ Review: Craig Grant – Sleepmakeswaves is a band that I first came across in 2008-ish when they banged out 2 EPs in quick succession. Often referred to enigmatically as ‘post-rockers’, but the reality is that this Sydney four...

EP Review: Acid Wolf...

  EP Review: Acid Wolf – Acid Wolf Review Craig Grant: Acid Wolf are a five piece stoner\sludge rock band from South Australia. Hold on. I know these people! Acid Wolf used to be Thirteen Black, a band that we had seen a few times and reviewed when they supported NuMetal maestros...

Album Review: Pulled...

  Album Review: Pulled Apart by Horses – The Haze Review by Craig Grant. Leeds’s Pulled Apart By Horses have announced their new album, The Haze, for release on March 17th 2017 via Caroline Australia. Those of you that heard their 2014 LP, Blood, will remember the jangling, throbbing,...

Sinner – Tequila Sui...

  Sinner – Tequila Suicide By Samantha Lamb This is the 15th studio album from Sinner, who started their epic recording history in the 1980’s . The bands current format is Mat Sinner (vocals, bass), Tom Naumann (guitar), Alex Scholpp (guitar) and Francesco Jovino (drums). Coming from...

ALBUM REVIEW: Daxx &...

ALBUM REVIEW: Daxx & Roxane conjure up the spirit of the 80s on Ticket To Rock AHH the 1980s, the decade when hard rock was in its ascendancy, when rock and metal acts stood shoulder to shoulder and outmuscled the pop acts on shows such as Top of the Pops and The Tube – even the BBC...

ALBUM REVIEW: Immola...

ALBUM REVIEW: Immolation seek no remorse as they offer up an 11-track ‘Atonement’ CATCHY. There’s a word you rarely hear in terms of death metal songs, but seek and ye shall find… And, NY act Immolation have managed that feat as they pound out their trademark blast and...

ALBUM REVIEW: Warbri...

ALBUM REVIEW: Warbringer add more strings to their bow on Woe To The Vanquished SINCE their first release in 2008 it is fair to say that Warbringer have been one of those thrash acts that for a time seemed to be caught, at times, in a bit of a rut, but always promised to be one of the better...

NEWS: Edguy toast 25...

EWS: Edguy toast 25th anniversary with 2-CD/DVD package in July IN February 1992, a bunch of German kids set out from the middle of nowhere and founded a band that would conquer the hearts of a whole new generation of fans around the globe! Today 25 years later, founding members Tobias...

Album Review: The Sc...

  Album Review: The Screaming Jets – Noise Collection Reviewer: Brad Worsman – Ok, let’s get this out the way before we delve into this fine EP of Aussie garage rock. The Australian rock culture as we perceive it today is arguably on the ignored end of the spectrum as oppose to…let’s...

Album Review: Tequil...

  Album Review: Tequila Mockingbyrd – ‘Fight And Flight’Reviewer: Craig Grant – That name, Tequila Mockingbyrd, it’s genius. Even the shortened name of T-Byrds is smart marketing as you can’t shake the name. The band is a three piece from Melbourne consisting of Estelle Artois on...

From Eden to Exile –...

  From Eden to Exile – Volatile From Eden to Exile are newcomers on the block of the British metal scene, but have already reached the prodigious heights of playing the New Blood stage at Bloodstock 2015. Volatile is the brutal new single from their upcoming debut album ‘Modern...

EP REVIEW: The Falle...

EP REVIEW: The Fallen State rise on The View from Ruin LIKE many hard rock acts in the UK The Fallen State have been bubbling under for a while, but with their latest release ‘Nova’ from their new EP getting some serious airplay it seems their star is on the rise. On first listen...

Daxx and Roxane – Ti...

  Daxx and Roxane – Ticket to Rock   Swiss rockers Daxx & Roxane are Luca Senaldi   Drums, Cedric Pfister Vocals & Bass, Cal Wymann Lead Guitar, Simon Golaz Rhythm Guitar and Harmonica and they are set to release their debut album “Ticket To Rock” on 10th March...

Mt. Wolf – Electric...

  Mt. Wolf – Electric Electric is the new single release coming from London-based Mt. Wolf. They released a comeback EP and single last year, and this year they have been writing again; recording with Ken Thomas of Sigur Ros, M83 and Daughter, for their forthcoming album in summer. The...

Album Review: STRIKE...

Album Review: STRIKER: ‘Striker’ Review by Craig Grant. Welcome back to the 1980s, so put down your Atari joystick, pull up your tube socks and pump up your Reebok Hi-Tops because it’s time for the Canadian quartet Striker. Let’s imagine that you’ve never heard of Striker. Well, it’s all...