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Album review: Avril Lavigne – Love Sux

Album review: Avril Lavigne – Love Sux

Avril Lavigne is back with her seventh studio album, Love Sux. Having left us with long gaps between albums, married and separated from two other musical heavyweights, and even being subject of a conspiracy theory that she’s been replaced by …read more

Product review: Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin

Product review: Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin

If you ask anyone about a wireless speaker unit, the Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin will inevitably be brought up, and with good reason. For those of you who have never had the pleasure of listening to one, it’s a complete …read more

Album review: Stereophonics – Oochya!

Album review: Stereophonics – Oochya!

Arguably the most successful Welsh rock band, Stereophonics have released their twelfth album, Oochya! But will the band be able to capture their usual success they’ve enjoyed for the last 20 years? The album’s opening track actually breaks what sounds …read more

Album review: Alice Glass – Prey//IV

Album review: Alice Glass – Prey//IV

Years after leaving Crystal Castles, Alice Glass has finally released her debut album, having only released the odd single or collaboration in the interim. Will the album meet the same heights as her work as the vocal half of the …read more

Album review: Billy Talent – Crisis of Faith

Album review: Billy Talent – Crisis of Faith

Canadian rockers Billy Talent have released their sixth studio album, Crisis Of Faith. Having been active since 1993, their sound has hardly changed over 30 years, but have they gotten a little ‘samey’? This reviewer’s first exposure to Billy Talent …read more

Album review: Underøath – Vøyeurist

Album review: Underøath – Vøyeurist

Formerly outright Christian rock/metal band Underoath have survived several line-up changes, full public abandonment of their religion and even a break up (not a trendy hiatus). Their new, ninth studio album, Voyeurist, is their first release since Erase Me in …read more

Album review: Elbow – Flying Dream 1

Album review: Elbow – Flying Dream 1

Having gained public attention with track “Grounds for Divorce”, Elbow have released their 9th studio album –  Flying Dream 1. Never quite taking the same direction twice in their sonic career – how will this latest offering fare? The album …read more

Album review: Idles – Crawler

Album review: Idles – Crawler

IDLES – the Bristolian/Irish band fronted by a Welshman have returned with their fourth studio album, CRAWLER. Usually known for their simmering, or even explosive rage that permeates their tracks, will they have run out of steam and fury this …read more