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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

Kyng - "Burn The Serum" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Henry Maneuver on Apr 14, 2014
I've been sitting behind my lap top for about 2 hours trying to think about what to say about Kyng, and I'm still not sure. B…

Rating: 7.5 / 10

Arkells - "Never Thought This Would Happen" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Bruce Moore on Apr 12, 2014
"Never Thought This Would Happen" is the first single from the upcoming new record (due out in Summer of 2014) by Canadian ro…

Rating: 7.8 / 10

The Balconies - "Fast Motions" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Apr 12, 2014
If you're looking for something new to listen to, something solid, catchy and energetic, than look no further than Fast Motio…

Rating: 7.8 / 10

Red Seas Fire - "The Gold Room" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Graham Finney on Apr 11, 2014
The first thought that popped into my mind as "The Gold Room" sparked into life was how similar vocalist Robin Graves was to

Rating: 8 / 10

The Dirty Youth - "Alive" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Graham Finney on Apr 10, 2014
Welsh rockers The Dirty Youth have been knocking around the scene for almost six years now and their full-length debut, Red L…

Rating: 9 / 10

Taking Back Sunday - "Happiness Is" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Henry Maneuver on Apr 10, 2014
My opinion doesn't really matter that much, but in the hypothetical realm where it does, Taking Back Sunday takes me back to…

Rating: 8.5 / 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…
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

Wild Throne - "Blood Maker" [EP] [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Stephen Hardy on Mar 14, 2014
From the almost Gaelic introduction to "The Wrecking Ball Unchained" that leads to a pulsating Red Fang-esq riff and semi Bru…

Rating: 6 / 10

The Kindred - "Life In Lucidity" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Mar 10, 2014
Progressive metallers The Kindred are currently out on the road jammed on a bill with Between The Buried And Me, Deafhaven an…

Rating: 7 / 10

Linkin Park - "Guilty All The Same" (feat. Rakim) [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Aaron Willschick on Mar 10, 2014
Fans of Linkin Park are in for a treat with the group's brand new single "Guilty All The Same". Featuring rapper Rakim, the s…

Rating: 8.3 / 10

Underrated F*cking Albums: Vol 3. featuring Iron Maiden, Vacant Stare, Winger
Comments The Skinny » by: Chris Gonda on Mar 07, 2014
Underrated F*cking Albums is a series we're running on, well, albums we think are fucking underrated. Sure, some of you might…