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EP REVIEW: Torchbearer – Against The Tide

EP REVIEW: Torchbearer – Against The Tide

South Wales hardcore punk quartet Torchbearer have set sail on their latest EP, Against The Tide. After an active tour season and time back in the studio, how does their latest effort fare?

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ALBUM REVIEW: Against Me! – Shape Shift With Me

ALBUM REVIEW: Against Me! – Shape Shift With Me

In 2014, Against Me! released the most important record of their career, as well as arguably one of the most important punk rock records of all time: Transgender Dysphoria Blues. 2016 sees the release of ‘Shape Shift With Me; a worthy follow-up to a masterpiece, and a great addition to the band’s catalogue for its solid songwriting and eclectic mix of styles.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Revenge Of The Psychotronic Man – Colossal Velocity

ALBUM REVIEW: Revenge Of The Psychotronic Man – Colossal Velocity

Revenge of the Psychotronic Man’s debut album, Colossal Velocity, could quite possibly be over by the time you read the band’s name out loud. Clocking in at a little over 21 minutes, this is a no-frills, bare bones punk outing.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Billy Talent – Afraid Of Heights

ALBUM REVIEW: Billy Talent – Afraid Of Heights

It’s been a few years since Canadian natives Billy Talent put together a new studio album, the last we heard from Kowalewicz and co was back in 2014. Proclaimed as one of Canada’s most successful rock acts there are high hopes pinned on this latest outing.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Big Ups – Before A Million Universes

ALBUM REVIEW: Big Ups – Before A Million Universes

Right from the off, it’s easy to identify New York noise rock outfit Big Ups’ musical evolution on Before A Million Universes. A fine example of musical evolution it develops the band’s sound without abandoning its core and is an excellent album in its own right.

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ALBUM REVIEW: As It Is – Never Happy, Ever After (Deluxe Edition)

ALBUM REVIEW: As It Is – Never Happy, Ever After (Deluxe Edition)

April 2015 saw As It Is release their debut album Never Happy, Ever After. The album made its way into the UK Top 40 and the band managed to creep their way into the US Top 200 at 159. Met with much acclaim, the album was praised for its lyrics, emotions and fresh punk feel. A year down the line the band have re-released Never Happy, Ever After with some extra treats for fans.

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EP REVIEW: John Coffey – A House For Thee

EP REVIEW: John Coffey – A House For Thee

John Coffey have a rare gift shared only with a few deserving bands of their ilk: the ability to take a sturdy hardcore punk foundation, and build on it with slab upon slab of badass groove. While the Dutch quintet have been grafting away in their native Utrecht for nearly 15 years, it finally seems like their gargantuan structure is beginning to tower above a wider international audience; here’s what we thought of their latest EP, ‘A House For Thee’.

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LIVE REVIEW: HECK, Raketkanon, Cathouse, Glasgow, 14/03/2016

LIVE REVIEW: HECK, Raketkanon, Cathouse, Glasgow, 14/03/2016

HECK (the artist formerly known as Baby Godzilla) play the Cathouse in Glasgow tonight supporting their debut album Instructions, and despite the turnout (or lack of), the quartet continue to be the best live band on the planet.

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MUSIC INTERVIEW: The Dirty Nil

MUSIC INTERVIEW: The Dirty Nil

Crammed into the stairwell of Camden’s hidden rock haunt The Black Heart with Dine Alone Records’ The Dirty Nil, it makes for a good Thursday night for Bring The Noise and what’s more, tonight is the Canadian trio’s first ever UK show. We had a caught up with bassist, Dave Nardi and drummer, Kyle Fisher to chat about their UK debut, the Canadian music scene and more.

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LIVE REVIEW: The Dirty Nil, WACO, The Black Heart, Camden, 21/02/2016

LIVE REVIEW: The Dirty Nil, WACO, The Black Heart, Camden, 21/02/2016

Set away from the wandering eye, down two dingy sides streets and decorated in what looks like a Sons of Anarchy’s Motorbike collection is Camden’s hidden gem of a venue, The Black Heart. Tonight we are here to welcome Canadian rockers The Dirty Nil to their first ever UK show! With its usual broody buzz, on top of a free show on offer, the venue is filling up nicely for a Thursday night.

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