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Album review: The Quireboys – ‘Homewreckers and Heartbreakers Tenth Anniversary Edition’ (Off Yer Rocka Recordings)

September 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Quireboys – ‘Homewreckers and Heartbreakers Tenth Anniversary Edition’ (Off Yer Rocka Recordings) https://ift.tt/2OEYyBb When Gerald S saw this album was getting a tenth anniversary edition, his first thought was that it’s only been ten years, and it made no sense to celebrate a release after so few years when most bands only seem to put out an album every few years or so. He then started doing some math in his head and thinking about how many albums the Quireboys have released in that amount of time, between studio and live recordings, which off the top of his head is about seven or eight -a proficiency that bands were [read on]

Album review: The Quireboys – ‘Homewreckers and Heartbreakers Tenth Anniversary Edition’ (Off Yer Rocka Recordings)

September 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Quireboys – ‘Homewreckers and Heartbreakers Tenth Anniversary Edition’ (Off Yer Rocka Recordings) https://ift.tt/2OEYyBb When Gerald S saw this album was getting a tenth anniversary edition, his first thought was that it’s only been ten years, and it made no sense to celebrate a release after so few years when most bands only seem to put out an album every few years or so. He then started doing some math in his head and thinking about how many albums the Quireboys have released in that amount of time, between studio and live recordings, which off the top of his head is about seven or eight -a proficiency that bands were [read on]

Album review: The Quireboys – ‘Homewreckers and Heartbreakers Tenth Anniversary Edition’ (Off Yer Rocka Recordings)

September 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Quireboys – ‘Homewreckers and Heartbreakers Tenth Anniversary Edition’ (Off Yer Rocka Recordings) https://ift.tt/2OEYyBb When Gerald S saw this album was getting a tenth anniversary edition, his first thought was that it’s only been ten years, and it made no sense to celebrate a release after so few years when most bands only seem to put out an album every few years or so. He then started doing some math in his head and thinking about how many albums the Quireboys have released in that amount of time, between studio and live recordings, which off the top of his head is about seven or eight -a proficiency that bands were [read on]

Album review: The Quireboys – ‘Homewreckers and Heartbreakers Tenth Anniversary Edition’ (Off Yer Rocka Recordings)

September 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Quireboys – ‘Homewreckers and Heartbreakers Tenth Anniversary Edition’ (Off Yer Rocka Recordings) https://ift.tt/2OEYyBb When Gerald S saw this album was getting a tenth anniversary edition, his first thought was that it’s only been ten years, and it made no sense to celebrate a release after so few years when most bands only seem to put out an album every few years or so. He then started doing some math in his head and thinking about how many albums the Quireboys have released in that amount of time, between studio and live recordings, which off the top of his head is about seven or eight -a proficiency that bands were [read on]

Album review: The Quireboys – ‘Homewreckers and Heartbreakers Tenth Anniversary Edition’ (Off Yer Rocka Recordings)

September 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Quireboys – ‘Homewreckers and Heartbreakers Tenth Anniversary Edition’ (Off Yer Rocka Recordings) https://ift.tt/2OEYyBb When Gerald S saw this album was getting a tenth anniversary edition, his first thought was that it’s only been ten years, and it made no sense to celebrate a release after so few years when most bands only seem to put out an album every few years or so. He then started doing some math in his head and thinking about how many albums the Quireboys have released in that amount of time, between studio and live recordings, which off the top of his head is about seven or eight -a proficiency that bands were [read on]

Album review: Pig Destroyer – ‘Head Cage’ (Relapse Records)

September 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Pig Destroyer – ‘Head Cage’ (Relapse Records) https://ift.tt/2OD35UN One of the kings of grindcore, Pig Destroyer return with their sixth album of frenetic metal, grind, and riffs combined with thoughtful and provoking lyrics. Gerald S started following Pig Destroyer at the release of their last album, ‘Book Burner’, and appreciates all they have done in their history to really push this style of music. Click the link to find out why he reckons they have created another challenging listen that is not for everyone, but it is connecting with him nicely: from CD Reviews [read on]

Album review: Pete Spiby – ‘Failed Magician’ (Be Lucky Records)

September 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Pete Spiby – ‘Failed Magician’ (Be Lucky Records) https://ift.tt/2MIAvj4 Such is the strength of the rock ‘n’ roll scene as we enter the latter quarter of 2018 that we’ve been dishing the ‘Über Rock Approved’ gongs like confetti at an Irish wedding of late… and then along comes an album that just grabs the entire team by the balls and gives us all a feckin’ good shakedown… so much so that we have to go all Noo Yawk on its ass and review it twice! Following on from Nev Brooks’ rant ‘n’ rave about it the other day, we humbly present to you Rich H’s in-depth [read on]

Album review: Once Human – ‘Stage Of Evolution’ (earMUSIC)

September 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

Once Human – ‘Stage Of Evolution’ (earMUSIC) https://ift.tt/2plHTYw Against all odds, live albums are still popular. The music industry has been predicting their demise for years and yet even today, in a world where just about any concert can be immortalised on a mobile phone and uploaded to YouTube, bands continue to produce them. They’re a fun souvenir for fans, or a soothing consolation prize for anyone that couldn’t make it to a tour, but even with this in mind our Tim finds it difficult to see what the point of this one is. Click the link to find out why he reckons that ‘Stage Of Evolution’ by Once Human is [read on]