Albums/EPs

ALBUM REVIEW: Whitechapel – The Valley

When compared to the bands that came in their wake, deathcore mainstays Whitechapel have successfully commanded the kind of respect that’s not often given out. Their last album, ‘Mark Of The Blade’, featured plenty of signs of progression, but there’s evidence that they’re starting to move away from the confines of deathcore altogether on their seventh album, ‘The Valley’. Read More

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ALBUM REVIEW: Polar – Nova

While there are a handful of great bands leading the way for metalcore (Architects, Parkway Drive, and While She Sleeps among others), these days the genre is largely on the formulaic and linear side. A little sad when the term used to bring to mind bands like Poison The Well and Botch, but sometimes you’ve just got to accept that some things move on. Read More

Albums/EPs

ALBUM REVIEW: The Maine – You Are OK

If there’s one thing that The Maine deliver consistently, it’s cutting-edge, chorus-heavy pop-rock. Over a ten year long journey of refining and moulding their sound, they’ve simultaneously developed a die-hard fan base and found fantastic success as a certain favourite in their scene, only exemplified with recent much-adored releases ‘Lovely Little Lonely’ and ‘American Candy’. Read More