Album Reviews

by / on August 6, 2013 at 4:30 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: U.D.O. – Steelhammer

U.D.O.’s fourteenth full-lengh can best be described as a solid collection of classic tunes for the ’80s metal afficionado. Album review.

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by / on August 2, 2013 at 10:42 am / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Avenged Sevenfold – Hail To The King (Single)

Avenged Sevenfold’s “Hail to the King” track captures the classic eighties sound by stripping back the technicality demonstrated in their previous albums. Read more.

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by / on July 29, 2013 at 2:37 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Amon Amarth – Deceiver of the Gods

Amon Amarth’s ‘Deceiver of the Gods’ is everything you might expect from them: massive riffs, epic guitar leads, mighty growls, and mind-blowing rhythms. Read more.

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by / on July 22, 2013 at 4:40 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Queensrÿche – Queensrÿche

With front man Geoff Tate out of the picture, Queensrÿche marks a new era for the band: it’s them returning to their best shape. Read the review.

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by / on July 22, 2013 at 2:50 pm / in Album Reviews, Rock

REVIEW: Editors – The Weight Of Your Love

Cheesy? Overwrought? Just plain bad? Or, unequivocally honest and visceral? Read Indran Paramasivam’s review of Editors’ latest album.

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by / on July 8, 2013 at 1:33 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: White Wizzard – The Devil’s Cut

White Wizzard emerged out of the sea of ’80s revival bands and produced a juicy and refreshing collection of metal gems in ‘The Devil’s Cut’. Read the review.

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by / on July 5, 2013 at 12:52 pm / in Album Reviews, Rock

REVIEW: Deap Vally – Sistrionix

When Deap Vally aren’t crocheting or knitting, these Californian girls are producing some dirty rock’n’roll. How did their debut album rate? Read the review.

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by / on July 1, 2013 at 12:16 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Autopsy – The Headless Ritual

Autopsy’s latest is a mind-blowing, gut-wrenching collection of tracks that is targeted at strong stomachs, sore seeking ears, bold minds, and necks that can take such a beating. Read the review.

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by / on June 24, 2013 at 1:52 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Hip Hop

REVIEW: Kanye West – Yeezus

In a wave of hype almost as big as his daughter’s name, Kanye West’s sixth studio album ‘Yeezus’ has landed on the scene. It already split the music world in half with love/hate reactions – which side are we on? Read the review.

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by / on June 17, 2013 at 4:42 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Hip Hop, Pop

REVIEW: The Lonely Island – The Wack Album

America’s funniest comedy trio, The Lonely Island, have returned with a brand new release and are once again bringing along an entourage of celebrities on ‘The Wack Album’. Read the review.

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by / on June 17, 2013 at 10:36 am / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Megadeth – Super Collider

Megadeth reach their fourteenth studio album, ‘Super Collider’. It follows the trail of their most recent albums: almost a ‘best of’ of their career, touching lightly their initial thrash metal phase, but focusing more on their hard rock and heavy metal oriented vibe of the past 22 years. Read the review.

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by / on June 3, 2013 at 2:17 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Dance / Electro

REVIEW: LOUISAHHH!!! – Transcend EP

LOUISAHHH!!!’s “Transcend” delivers two booming, deep and driven techno tracks that will take you back to the night. Read the review.

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by / on June 3, 2013 at 1:07 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Amorphis – Circle

Amorphis’ “Circle” seems to be destined to be their best effort in years. Read Fabio Marraccini’s review.

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by / on May 27, 2013 at 3:49 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Immolation – Kingdom of Conspiracy

Immolation’s ‘Kingdom of Conspiracy’ is a collection of songs that respect the genre’s tradition, and wrecks the necks of the loyal followers.

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by / on May 22, 2013 at 10:02 am / in Album Reviews, Rock

REVIEW: Thirty Seconds to Mars – LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS

Thirty Seconds to Mars hit back with their fourth studio album. Was the band’s latest effort 2954 seconds of marvelous or 2954 seconds of mediocre? Read the review.

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by / on May 21, 2013 at 11:47 am / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Cathedral – The Last Spire

With more than 20 years of performing as a band, Cathedral announced its retirement in 2011. Their last album, “The Last Spire” is out. Here is our review.

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by / on May 20, 2013 at 12:41 pm / in Album Reviews, Dance / Electro

REVIEW: Daft Punk – Random Access Memories

The French electronic prodigies rose to the occasion with an expectation-defying album focusing on their funk roots over their hyped electro stylings. Read the review.

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by / on May 20, 2013 at 9:27 am / in Album Reviews, Pop

REVIEW: Tokyolite – Hello EP

A debut release is the most important release for any band and Tokyolite have certainly ticked the box on creating a great first impression. Read the review.

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by / on May 12, 2013 at 6:44 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Spock’s Beard – Brief Nocturnes and Dreamless Sleep

With a career spanning now more than twenty years, American progressive rock band Spock’s Beard have almost reached perfection with “Brief Nocturnes and Dreamless Sleep.”

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by / on May 7, 2013 at 10:38 am / in Album Reviews, Dance / Electro

REVIEW: Major Lazer – Free the Universe

Most people would be hard pressed to not find a track among the 14 that they can get into in Major Lazer’s release, “Free the Universe”. Read the review.

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