Molly Wroe

Single Review: Reducer by Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs

Single Review: Reducer by Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs

The absolutely raucous five-piece Newcastle band Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs – or Pigsx7 for short – are back with their noisy new single ‘Reducer’, which left me with incredibly mixed opinions.  Instrumentally, this song is amazing. Christopher Morley brings us into the track with some incredibly fast and hard-hitting solo drumming, while […]

 Louise Barber

REVIEW: Don Broco Technology Album

REVIEW: Don Broco Technology Album

The wait is finally over. After waiting over two years for a new album, the day has finally arrived. Don Broco have dropped Technology.  The Bedford guys have been teasing us fans since 2016 with tracks from the album such as Everybody, Pretty and Technology, and when they did, we knew that this was going […]

 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 […]

 Karl Maguire

Review: Deftones – Gore Album

More than 20 years after the release of their debut record, Sacramento metal band Deftones continue to evolve and experiment with the release of their eighth LP, Gore. Far removed from their early nu-metal roots, Gore presents an intriguing amalgamation of influences from a wide range of genres, combining the ferocity of metal with post-rock ambience […]

 Karl Maguire

Hacktivist – ‘Outside The Box’ Album Review

Milton Keynes rap metal outfit Hacktivist burst onto the scene with the 2012 release of their genre-splicing self-titled EP. Combining elements of ‘djent’ and heavy metal with grime and hip-hop, the band breathed new life into a union of genres which had been much maligned for its creative stagnation. And now, after a long, near-four-year […]