Album Reviews

Phanerozoic I Palaeozoic by The Ocean

January 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

  Phanerozoic I Palaeozoic by The Ocean Best to start this album review by saying that I would be typing out that album title more that once in the review so the new album by The Ocean has been shortened from Phanerozoic I Palaeozoic to PIP. Probably best for everyone’s sanity. The Ocean or The Ocean collective are a sort of post metal, sort of progressive metal group that is definitely a band but better described as a collective. If you take the fluctuation of members, the recording of albums and EPs and stage performances we could list over eighty names. However, that sound remains. It’s a soundscape that punctuates the pictures [read on]

Inglorious ‘Ride To Nowhere

January 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Inglorious ‘Ride To Nowhere I can’t not mention that over the last few months the fact that this album was due to be released was smothered by the departure of 3 band members all on the same day. Then there was the awful cyber bullying of the frontman and then a bit of a meltdown from him on social media followed by a clearly heartfelt apology. There’s no skirting around it – it took the shine off the new album and the forthcoming tour, pausing the anticipation and the positivity which has been around the band since 2014. The two previous albums have been winners, gaining the band fans and respect along the way. the bands identity [read on]