Albums

Homesafe – One

7/10 Pop-punk has come a long way from its frosted-tipped heyday in the mid-2000s. The genre has suffered from the same kind of glut as hair metal or grunge went through, as wave after wave […]

Heron - A Low Winter's Sun
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Heron – A Low Winter Sun

7/10 BWOooooOOOoooooOOOMMMMMMMM…. Did you like what you just read? Odds are, you’ll like Heron. Maybe like is the wrong word. These Vancouverites pedal the kind of doom metal that doesn’t just envelop, it crushes you, […]

NIF - Above the Sky
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NIF – Above The Sky

8.5/10 The fact that Above The Sky exists at all is pretty impressive. Recorded over the course of a year in Kediri, Indonesia by Faishal Hanif, it has already surpassed one of its biggest hurdles by […]

Godsmack-When Legends Rise
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Godsmack – When Legends Rise

7/10 Ahhhhh, Godsmack. For one brief, brilliant second at the turn of the millennium, the Massachusetts quartet seemed poised to become the next Metallica. Then, tragically, tastes changed. The nu metal craze ended. Godsmack never […]