Louise Barber

LIVE REVIEW: NeckDeep at 02 Academy Newcastle

LIVE REVIEW: NeckDeep at 02 Academy Newcastle

Kicking off the second night of their The Peace and The Panic tour in Newcastle on Saturday night, NeckDeep certainly gave a night to remember to the 2000 strong crowd at the O2 Academy. The five piece Welsh pop-punk band are embarking on a nine night tour around the UK performing tracks such as Kali […]

 Northern Lights

Album review: Metallica ‘Ride The Lightning’

Album review: Metallica ‘Ride The Lightning’

By Sam Wilkinson The year was 1984, and July 27 saw Metallica releasing their second album, ‘Ride The Lightning’. This album solidified both the band and the album at the forefront of the “thrash metal” genre, even amongst debut albums like Slayer’s “Show No Mercy”, and “Fistful of Metal” by Anthrax.   Vocalist and rhythm guitarist, James […]

 Paul Barclay

Blink 182 – “California” Album Review

Well, this is a familiar situation. Tom Delonge leaves Blink 182, so Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker recruit different members and make new music without Delonge. But, the difference this time is that instead of making a new Plus 44 album, they have brought in Matt Skiba from Alkaline Trio and have decided to continue […]

 Luke Smith

Billy Talent set to return with a new album and UK tour cycle

Billy Talent set to return with a new album and UK tour cycle

Ontario punk rock royalty Billy Talent have just announced the title and release date of their fifth studio album. Afraid Of Heights is due for release on July 29th and is now available for pre order via iTunes. Following the release of the albums debut single of the same name, Billy Talent also announced that […]

 Pamela Bilalova

Beyonce drops surprise new album Lemonade

Beyonce released her sixth studio album, Lemonade, during one-hour special on HBO on Saturday night (Apr 23). It contains 12 new songs and it is the star’s second so-called “visual album”. Collaborators include The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar and Jack White, and the track Don’t Hurt Yourself was co-written by members of Led Zeppelin. Beyonce also wrote two […]

 John Connell

Review: The Last Shadow Puppets – Everything You’ve Come To Expect

Review: The Last Shadow Puppets – Everything You’ve Come To Expect

Turner and Kane return after nearly a decade away

Last week, The Last Shadow Puppets released their long-awaited second album, Everything You’ve Come To Expect. The Alex Turner and Miles Kane fronted band hadn’t released music together since 2008, so expectations were high. Having recently added a date at Newcastle City Hall to their extensive UK tour alongside appearances at several worldwide festivals this […]

 Georgia Trevitt

Zayn Malik: Mind of Mine Album Review

A year ago to this date, Zayn Malik quit the world’s biggest boy band. Today, he has released his debut solo album Mind of Mine. He’s waited five years to unleash his true musical talents and this album proves it has been worth the wait. Mind of Mine is a pop-R&B album living up to […]

 Siarlot Lloyd

AURORA – All My Demons Meeting Me As A Friend : Album Review

AURORA – All My Demons Meeting Me As A Friend : Album Review

  AURORA is the stage name of 19-year-old Norwegian Aurora Asknes, who is probably best known in the UK for her cover of Oasis’ Half A World Away for the John Lewis Christmas advert in December 2015. I fell in love with AURORA after seeing her at Green Man last year, and after obsessively listening […]

 Paul Barclay

Review of Killswitch Engage “Incarnate”

Review of Killswitch Engage “Incarnate”

For 17 years, Massachusetts born band Killswitch Engage have been producing their high quality brand of melodic metalcore music, expertly blending hard riffs, blastbeat drumming and heavy beatdowns with hugely melodic choruses, creating many incredible anthems. In that time and in between relentless touring, they have released seven albums, all of which are at least […]

 Francisco Andrade

Kendrick Lamar releases new album with 8 songs

Kendrick Lamar releases new album with 8 songs

The new surprise follow-up to To Pimp A Butterfly is out now. Rapper Kendrick Lamar his latest work titled untitled unmastered this morning, which comprises of 8 songs that were meant to be featured in his 2015 album but ended up not being added. untitled unmastered. https://t.co/YlAszcK4e4 — Kendrick Lamar (@kendricklamar) March 4, 2016 This […]