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This is possibly the greatest mission statement from a band, ever… ‘The Pushmen goal is to find the right combination of notes, beats and rhythms that will in effect create a wormhole large enough for the listener to travel back in time and punch himself in the face for all the years they are about [...]
Life is funny old thing. It twists and turns, you never quite know what’s around the corner. One minute you’re sixteen, you’re in your bedroom listening to The Friday Night Rock Show with Tommy Vance and he’s playing something from a band you’ve only ever read about in Kerrang! They’re called Flotsam & Jetsam. The [...]
I need more hours in the day. Never has that been more evident than when faced with reviewing the latest release from Steven Wilson, The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories). You see Dolly Parton worked 9-5. I’d love that, what a way to make a livin’, but I work way more hours [...]
Historically, I’m not a massive Hatebreed fan. You just need to know that before I start. Consistently delivering hardcore to the masses, Hatebreed are back on album number six The Divinity of Purpose to further ensure dentists and emergency rooms are kept busy for the foreseeable future as they peddle their moshpit-igniting wares across the [...]
When it comes to describing Converge to anyone, it will often include all sorts of overblown hyperbole. I’ve fallen victim to this myself in the past. Let’s leave all the macho posturing at the door, forget mentioning that it sounds like the soundtrack to the apocalypse and actually listen. Whilst All We Love We Leave [...]
My name is Chris and I’m addicted to the new Whitechapel album. It all started out innocently enough. I saw it there in my inbox: ‘New Promo Materials – Whitechapel”. I thought I could handle it. I’d tried a bit before, I’m not a massive Deathcore fan or any musical genre ending in core that [...]
Its been just over 12 months since I virtually wet myself with excitement whilst reviewing Havok’s Time Is Up over on Cack Blabbath. So it was with some trepidation, and a pack of Tena Men, that I approached listening to their new EP, The Point Of No Return. This latest release is a 50/50 split [...]