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The Henry Maneuver - "Salty Kisses" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Carmen Monoxide on Apr 22, 2014
The Henry Maneuver – if you haven’t heard of him already, well, you need to pay attention. This guy is certainly one musician…

Rating: 7.8 / 10

Allusondrugs - "Nervous" (Single) [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Apr 21, 2014
Hailing from Castleford, England, alt-rock newcomers Allusondrugs are building up a head of steam in the alternative media he…

Rating: 8 / 10

NEEDTOBREATHE - "Rivers In The Wasteland" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Carmen Monoxide on Apr 21, 2014
I hadn't heard from NEEDTOBREATHE in a long time - since The Reckoning in 2011 in fact. Turns out they were not only doing th…

Rating: 7.2 / 10

Show Review: Taking Back Sunday and The Used @ Kool Haus (Toronto, ON) on April 8, 2014
Comments Show Review » by: Lauren Protomanni on Apr 21, 2014
On Tuesday April 8th, Toronto's Kool Haus was swept with a wave of nostalgia with The Used and Taking Back Sunday's co-headli…
The Pretty Reckless - "Going To Hell" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Apr 14, 2014
We all know how it works – celebrity decides to get a bit edgy and form a rock band. Genuine rock fans turn their noses up at…

Rating: 6 / 10

Among Giants - "Back and Forth" [EP] [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Mike Wardlaw on Apr 14, 2014
Florida spits out another noisy punk unit with Orlando's Among Giants. Back and Forth isn't a debut, but for many it will be…

Rating: 6 / 10

Show Review: Aerosmith @ Whisky a Go Go (West Hollywood, CA) on April 8, 2014
Comments Show Review » by: Charlie Steffens on Apr 10, 2014
No radio ads, no skywriters, no billboards. It all started with an e mail from a publicist that read: "This invitation is not…
I Divide - "Last One Standing" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Apr 07, 2014
Last One Standing is the debut album from British rockers I Divide and is due in stores on April 14th, 2014. This is a well-p…

Rating: 6.5 / 10

Various Artists - Ronnie James Dio - "This Is Your Life" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Apr 03, 2014
This Is Your Life, is a brand new compilation album that celebrates the life and career of one of the most iconic figures in…

Rating: 8.5 / 10

Prong - "Ruining Lives" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Apr 02, 2014
As a long time fan of Prong, ever since their formation in the late '80s, it was with great anticipation that I sat down to d…

Rating: 8.7 / 10

Austrian Death Machine - "Triple Brutal" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Henry Maneuver on Apr 02, 2014
I'm a colossal fan of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Doesn't matter if it's Terminator, smoking cigars, "pumping up" and comparing it…

Rating: 8 / 10

Animals As Leaders - "The Joy of Motion" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Henry Maneuver on Apr 01, 2014
I don't usually listen to instrumental music, but when I do, I expect to have my socks knocked off. Oh, what do we have here?…

Rating: 8.1 / 10

Chiodos - "Devil" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Henry Maneuver on Mar 31, 2014
I like to consider myself still somewhat young, the type of young that will consider going bungee jumping but will blame a ha…

Rating: 8.5 / 10

Demon Hunter - "Extremist" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Carmen Monoxide on Mar 21, 2014
I was especially eager to listen to Demon Hunter's latest release, not having followed them since The Triptych (which was rel…

Rating: 7 / 10

Under the Church - "Demo 2013" [EP] [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Curtis Dewar on Mar 21, 2014
It's always nice to find metal bands that while new, firmly stick to the old school in terms of both sound and aesthetic. In…

Rating: 7 / 10

Norrsköld - "Blessings Of Winter" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Mar 21, 2014
Multi-metal is the term the band Norrsköld uses to describe their particular brand of extreme music, and after a listen throu…

Rating: 6.2 / 10

Teen Agers – "Moving Forward" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Mike Wardlaw on Mar 21, 2014
Teen Agers' full-length I Hate It is an album of temperate pop-punk anthems lost between the genre's generations of relevance…

Rating: 7 / 10

Mothertone - "Got It Memorized" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Bruce Moore on Mar 20, 2014
"Got It Memorized", the first song on Mothertone's new 6-song EP simply titled IV, opens with a delightfully doomy, Black Sab…

Rating: 7 / 10

Mother - "A New Life" [EP] [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Mar 20, 2014
When a great big filthy riff booms out of your speakers you just pray the rest of A New Life, the new EP from New York rocker…

Rating: 8 / 10

Devil You Know - "The Beauty Of Destruction" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Mar 20, 2014
It's been just over two years since Howard Jones parted ways with US metalcore titans Killswitch Engage and while his former…

Rating: 8 / 10

Wolves Like Us - "Black Soul Choir" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Mar 20, 2014
Black Soul Choir is the sophomore release from the Norwegian metal act Wolves Like Us and I must admit, I was slightly surpri…

Rating: 7.5 / 10

Employed To Serve - "Change Nothing, Regret Everything" [EP] [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Mar 20, 2014
Employed To Serve are a female-fronted quartet who describe their sound as miserable post-hardcore and, as opener "Change Not…

Rating: 6 / 10

Scars Divide - "Scars Divide" [EP] [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Mar 20, 2014
Blimey, when Metalsucks big up a band you know they must be doing something right and they've got it bang on the nail with th…

Rating: 8 / 10

Ugly Love - "No Model" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Graham Finney on Mar 20, 2014
"No Model", the debut single from Tunbridge Wells rockers Ugly Love sees them smash together a cocktail of pop, punk and rock…

Rating: 7 / 10

Architects - "Lost Forever // Lost Together" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Henry Maneuver on Mar 18, 2014
Architects: a band. Before I began listening to this particular album by said band, I had maybe only listened to a few songs…

Rating: 8.5 / 10