Tag: REVIEW

  • Fret Rattles – Pedal To The Metal And Damn The Consequences LP

    Fret Rattles – Pedal To The Metal And Damn The Consequences LP

    It has been a while since I wrote a review for Are You Ready, the latest 7″ release by Minneapolis action rockers Fret Rattles. The batch with the remainder of their discography arrived last week, so now it’s more than appropriate time to write a couple of lines about Pedal To The Metal And Damn […]

  • Sarneghera? – Dr​.​Vanderlei: Tales From The Lake Vol. ​1 CD

    Sarneghera? – Dr​.​Vanderlei: Tales From The Lake Vol. ​1 CD

    Underground music changes its direction in many ways. It’s inevitable, considering that creative, innovative, brilliant new bands are popping up on the music scene every day. Of course, these innovative bands are gradually becoming tastemakers alongside labels, promoters, media, and other forces in the music industry. A neat release recently arrived at our headquarters, and […]

  • Dealing With Damage – Use The Daylight LP (Little Rocket Records)

    Dealing With Damage – Use The Daylight LP (Little Rocket Records)

    It has been roughly two years since I wrote a review about Ask More Questions, an expanded vinyl version of the debut full-length by Dealing With Damage. For those unfamiliar with the group, Dealing With Damage is a London-based melodic punk rock band consisting of former members of Sink, K-Line, Done Lying Down, Jerry-built, Stupids, […]

  • Boots N Booze #3 (Pirates Press Records)

    Boots N Booze #3 (Pirates Press Records)

    When I received the first volume of Boots N Booze, I thought this would be a one-off project, but I was completely wrong. It gradually became so popular that Pirates Press recently released the third issue. And there’s no wonder since skinhead-related comic books were always a rarity in one way or another. For those […]

  • X: Straight Edge And Radical Sobriety By Gabriel Kuhn (PM Press)

    X: Straight Edge And Radical Sobriety By Gabriel Kuhn (PM Press)

    Today we have another superb book about straight-edge movement on our pages. X: Straight Edge And Radical Sobriety is a second book about the straight edge movement by Gabriel Kuhn and an appropriate continuation of Sober Living For The Revolution: Hardcore Punk, Straight Edge, And Radical Politics. Perhaps ten years passed between releasing these two […]

  • Phal:Angst – Whiteout CD (Noise Appeal Records)

    Phal:Angst – Whiteout CD (Noise Appeal Records)

    A highly anticipated brand-new release by Austrian industrial/post-rock quartet Phal:Angst is coming out on CD, and streaming services on January 13th via Noise Appeal Records. So far, the band unleashed a title track and A Tale Of Severance, remixed by legendary Jarboe. The band and label promoted and still heavily promote these tracks on social […]

  • Hounds Haul – Under Glacial

    Hounds Haul – Under Glacial

    Hounds Haul are back with another fine piece of sonic artistry that will unquestionably appeal to all the fans of alternative rock music. Under Glacial is their seventh song in a row from the series of singles launched in 2020 and a second track this year. However, it’s the first track that announces The Odyssey […]

  • 9 o’Clock Nasty – Rise Up

    9 o’Clock Nasty – Rise Up

    Leicester-based trio 9 o’Clock Nasty is probably one of the best well-hidden indie rock gems. These prolific musicians somehow managed to release a mindblowing number of singles, one extended play release, and even a full-length album in less than two years. Their tireless working ethic could serve as an example to many indie bands out […]

  • Close But No Cigar – Tokyo

    Close But No Cigar – Tokyo

    After The Dance Of Venus EP and single named Particles, London-based quartet Close But No Cigar returns with another fine piece of sonic artistry. Tokyo is the second single this year and such a perfect follow-up to their previous works. It is a composition about persistence and staying dedicated to your goals until achieving them. […]

  • Major Kami – IYOAB

    Major Kami – IYOAB

    After a critically acclaimed works such as an introductory single, A Better Future, and a self-titled EP, Bordeaux-based synth artist Major Kami returns with another set of songs called Skandal. Skandal carries three compositions and their instrumental counterparts, making this material consisting of six tracks in total. However, the main focus is on IYOAB, a […]

  • Rising Storm – The State Of Being CD EP

    Rising Storm – The State Of Being CD EP

    Here’s some more metal music this rainy Tuesday morning. It’s also one of those releases that arrived in our headquarters a couple of weeks ago, so today is a more than appropriate day to listen to it and give it a proper review. As far as I am informed, Rising Storm is a German modern-metal […]

  • Oliver Jordan – Pedestal

    Oliver Jordan – Pedestal

    After three full-length albums, one EP, and many singles such as Witches, Execution Day, Hello There, Night Patrol, Grade A Student, and We Hate The Light, Austin-based artist Oliver Jordan returns with another excellent composition that will unquestionably appeal to all the fans of post-rock sound. Pedestal is the seventh single in the row this […]