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From First To Last - "Make War" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Alex Salfer-Hobbs on Jan 18, 2017
THIS IS NOT A DRILL--Sonny Moore rejoins From First To Last in their new single, "Make War." Listen to the new jam from FFTL and read more here...

Rating: 8 / 10

1968 - "Fortuna Havana" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Nikos Mixas on Jan 17, 2017
The song "Fortuna Havana" has a killer groove and great cohesion between all instruments. Definitely a foot tapper.

Rating: 9 / 10

Lo-Pan - "Long Live The King" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Nikos Mixas on Jan 05, 2017
Who said Columbus was boring? Lo-Pan go against that particular grain with their new EP In Tensions...

Rating: 8 / 10

RoadkillSoda - "Made of Stone" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Nikos Mixas on Dec 12, 2016
This is good driving-on-the-open-road music, it keeps your foot tapping and you can sing along to it. I have to admit that I’m not a fan of acoustic albums, but this wasn’t painful to listen to.

Rating: 7 / 10

White Empress - "Revenant: Entombed In The Arms of a Nameless Horror" [Song/Video Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Bruce Moore on Dec 08, 2016
"The Revenant" is a dark, disturbing short film with music that perfectly matches the cinematic visuals, drawing the viewer right smack into the middle of a twisted tale of rage, revenge, hatred, the dark arts, and an eternal curse.

Rating: 7.5 / 10

Lampshades - "Thrills" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Lance Marwood on Nov 30, 2016
Toronto does many things well, and 80's inspired noise rock is just one more to add to the list with this new killer single from three-piece Lampshades. Check out our review for our review.

Rating: 9 / 10

Super Capsule - "Frost" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Lance Marwood on Nov 28, 2016
Brooklyn-based outfit Super Capsule have released this single in advance of their EP coming out soon. Check out our review for our review of their single "Frost".

Rating: 8 / 10

Feverwar - "Bullshit" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Lance Marwood on Nov 15, 2016
It'll be worth it to catch some more from this group and soon, and you can certainly do that with their latest album Bible and Sword out now.

Rating: 6.5 / 10

Fizzy Blood - "Animals" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Lance Marwood on Nov 13, 2016
Leeds-based five piece Fizzy Blood are currently on a meteoric rise, and this new single is only going to serve to push them ever upwards. Check out our drooling review inside.

Rating: 9.5 / 10

War Nurse - "Hounds" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Lance Marwood on Nov 07, 2016
Sounding more like a B-side than a single, the production and approach on the track by War Nurse is still a welcome approach to bygone eras of industrial meeting goth meeting rock.

Rating: 6 / 10

Wah Wah Club - "I Ain't Got The Time No More" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Lance Marwood on Nov 07, 2016
Reminiscent of bands like The Strokes and The Eagulls, and a lot more The's I could mention, the Bucks-based quartet just released a single that will inevitably bring up memories of the British Invasion in the early 2000's, while managing to hint at…

Rating: 8 / 10

Metallica - "Atlas, Rise!" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Jeremy Price on Nov 02, 2016
Though the song lacks the meticulous ferocity of previous single "Hardwired," it is still a solid addition to what is shaping up to be a promising album.

Rating: 8 / 10

Obituary - "Loathe" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Nikos Mixas on Oct 31, 2016
"Loath" is the first track on Ten Thousand Ways To Die and if you’ve been a fan of Obituary for any given length of time, it has all the hallmarks of any of their songs.

Rating: 7.5 / 10

Avenged Sevenfold - "The Stage" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Christopher Zambello on Oct 28, 2016
After teasing fans prior to its release, Avenged Sevenfold return with some long-awaited new music so we give our thoughts on new single "The Stage". Read our review inside...

Rating: 9 / 10

REZZ - "Something Wrong Here" [Album Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Daniella Kohan on Oct 17, 2016
Something Wrong Here could very well be the soundtrack for the next Nightmare On Elm Street installation. There is no shortage of ominous vibes or heavy metallic beats, and REZZ keeps it volatile throughout.

Rating: 9 / 10

Thoren - "Unnerved" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Nikos Mixas on Oct 05, 2016
The only way I can describe their sound is a cross between '90s technical death metal pioneers Atrocity and Nocturnus, but sans the vocals.

Rating: 7 / 10

Simple Plan - "Perfectly Perfect" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Jessica Lam on Oct 03, 2016
The perfect song for all you hopeless romantics. Read our review of the new Simple Plan single here...

Rating: 9 / 10

Metallica - "Moth Into Flame" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Graham Finney on Sep 27, 2016
Metallica have just dropped another new track but does it impress as much as "Hardwired" did? Read our review of "Moth Into Flame" here...

Rating: 7.5 / 10

Noctem - "The Submission Discipline" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Nikos Mixas on Sep 20, 2016
The song changes tempos like a boxer changes his punches, so you’re getting your ass kicked at different speeds.

Rating: 8.5 / 10

The Perms - "Lose Yourself" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Jessica Lam on Aug 24, 2016
"Lose Yourself" has got catchy lyrics and a happy-go-lucky rhythm that's bound to stay in your head all day.

Rating: 8 / 10

Metallica - "Hardwired" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Benny Henderson Jr. on Aug 20, 2016
"Hardwired" just released and I must say, if this is a prelude to what's to come, Metallica fans will not be let down in the least.

Rating: 8.5 / 10

Green Day - "Bang Bang" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Jessica Lam on Aug 12, 2016
The five-time Grammy Award-winning rock band has come back with a "Bang Bang".

Rating: 8.5 / 10

Korn - "Rotting In Vain" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Aaron Willschick on Aug 03, 2016
This is one intense track that, if you are a fan of classic Korn, will probably remind you of their debut self-titled album and Life Is Peachy days.

Rating: 8 / 10

Carnifex - "Drown Me In Blood" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Nikos Mixas on Aug 02, 2016
This band has a large following, I’m just not one of them.

Rating: 5.5 / 10

Buffalo Crows - "Trog" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Nikos Mixas on Jul 27, 2016
Buffalo Crows making "Trog" the leadoff track was a wise choice because I wouldn’t just stop there, I’d check out the whole album.

Rating: 7 / 10

The Compulsions - "Shock Me" (KISS Cover) [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Adrian Peel on Jul 15, 2016
The riff starts, the synths come in, the guitars soar, the auto-tuned vocal refrain sails Daft Punk-like over the mix - this version is harder, faster and 'groovier' than the original.

Rating: 9 / 10

Jeff Beck - “Live in the Dark” [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Benny Henderson Jr. on Jul 04, 2016
Guitar legend Jeff Beck returns with "Live In The Dark", a new track from his upcoming album Loud Hailer. Read our review here...

Rating: 6 / 10

The Night Watch - "Boundaries" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Jessica Lam on Jul 04, 2016
Let your mind fade away and let the tales of The Night Watch take over.

Rating: 7 / 10

Modern Space - "It’s Only a Dream" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Benny Henderson Jr. on Jun 24, 2016
Toronto-based alt-rockers Modern Space release a new single from their Before Sunrise EP. Read our review here...

Rating: 8 / 10

Billy Talent - "Afraid of Heights" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Benny Henderson Jr. on May 30, 2016
While the "Afraid of Heights" single does not veer from the band's existing sound, it does retain their tradition of damn good punk-fused alternative rock.

Rating: 7 / 10