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Album review: Black Peaks – ‘All That Divides’ (Rise/BMG)

October 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

Black Peaks – ‘All That Divides’ (Rise/BMG) https://ift.tt/2yVkNw6 Following up the immense artistic success of their 2016 debut ‘Statues’ was never going to be an easy prospect for Black Peaks. The Brighton lads’ masterful marriage of progressive leaning alternative rock with an impeccable sense of melody drew widespread acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic. However, while their debut effort challenged the mainstream’s notion of accessibility in rock, sophomore release ‘All That Divides’ makes the progressive tendencies of their music the prime driving force, as Jonni D explains: from CD Reviews [read on]

Album review: Black Peaks – ‘All That Divides’ (Rise/BMG)

October 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

Black Peaks – ‘All That Divides’ (Rise/BMG) https://ift.tt/2yVkNw6 Following up the immense artistic success of their 2016 debut ‘Statues’ was never going to be an easy prospect for Black Peaks. The Brighton lads’ masterful marriage of progressive leaning alternative rock with an impeccable sense of melody drew widespread acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic. However, while their debut effort challenged the mainstream’s notion of accessibility in rock, sophomore release ‘All That Divides’ makes the progressive tendencies of their music the prime driving force, as Jonni D explains: from CD Reviews [read on]

State Of Euphoria 30th Anniversary Remaster Out Now

October 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

View this post on Instagram Hitting stores today!! State of Euphoria Remastered and Expanded. Look out for the limited edition colored 2LP. #dontyoufuckinlookatme Repost By rockawaybeachbern: More news @anthrax – state of euphoria (reissue) #lp & #cd @rockawaybeachbern #anthrax A post shared by Anthrax (@anthrax) on Oct 19, 2018 at 11:18am PDT //www.instagram.com/embed.js Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker. The group was considered one of the leaders of the thrash metal scene during the 1980s. Of the “Big Four” thrash metal bands (the [read on]

Album review: Walk In Darkness – ‘Welcome To The New World’ (Self-Released)

October 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Walk In Darkness – ‘Welcome To The New World’ (Self-Released) https://ift.tt/2R36NYA It’s unusual for us to publish a review of an album that’s been out for a glut of months, but occasionally one surfaces which has slipped under our radar, only to surface sometime later and grab one of our highly incisive reviewers by the balls and force them to pay attention. Such is the case with Italian gothic rockers Walk In Darkness, who left him enraptured with this, their second album, as you can find out on the other side of the link: from CD Reviews [read on]

State Of Euphoria 30th Anniversary Remaster Out Now

October 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

View this post on Instagram Hitting stores today!! State of Euphoria Remastered and Expanded. Look out for the limited edition colored 2LP. #dontyoufuckinlookatme Repost By rockawaybeachbern: More news @anthrax – state of euphoria (reissue) #lp & #cd @rockawaybeachbern #anthrax A post shared by Anthrax (@anthrax) on Oct 19, 2018 at 11:18am PDT //www.instagram.com/embed.js Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker. The group was considered one of the leaders of the thrash metal scene during the 1980s. Of the “Big Four” thrash metal bands (the [read on]

State Of Euphoria 30th Anniversary Remaster Out Now

October 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

View this post on Instagram Hitting stores today!! State of Euphoria Remastered and Expanded. Look out for the limited edition colored 2LP. #dontyoufuckinlookatme Repost By rockawaybeachbern: More news @anthrax – state of euphoria (reissue) #lp & #cd @rockawaybeachbern #anthrax A post shared by Anthrax (@anthrax) on Oct 19, 2018 at 11:18am PDT //www.instagram.com/embed.js Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker. The group was considered one of the leaders of the thrash metal scene during the 1980s. Of the “Big Four” thrash metal bands (the [read on]

State Of Euphoria 30th Anniversary Remaster Out Now

October 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

View this post on Instagram Hitting stores today!! State of Euphoria Remastered and Expanded. Look out for the limited edition colored 2LP. #dontyoufuckinlookatme Repost By rockawaybeachbern: More news @anthrax – state of euphoria (reissue) #lp & #cd @rockawaybeachbern #anthrax A post shared by Anthrax (@anthrax) on Oct 19, 2018 at 11:18am PDT //www.instagram.com/embed.js Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker. The group was considered one of the leaders of the thrash metal scene during the 1980s. Of the “Big Four” thrash metal bands (the [read on]

State Of Euphoria 30th Anniversary Remaster Out Now

October 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

View this post on Instagram Hitting stores today!! State of Euphoria Remastered and Expanded. Look out for the limited edition colored 2LP. #dontyoufuckinlookatme Repost By rockawaybeachbern: More news @anthrax – state of euphoria (reissue) #lp & #cd @rockawaybeachbern #anthrax A post shared by Anthrax (@anthrax) on Oct 19, 2018 at 11:18am PDT //www.instagram.com/embed.js Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker. The group was considered one of the leaders of the thrash metal scene during the 1980s. Of the “Big Four” thrash metal bands (the [read on]

BOOK REVIEW: ‘Dear Mr. Pop Star’ – Derek & Dave Philpott (Unbound)

October 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

https://ift.tt/2R9EsQH Back in 2015 Jim R reviewed an Über-rated book called ‘Dear Mr. Kershaw: A Pensioner Writes’ by Derek Philpott, a bonkers compendium of letters supposedly written by a disgruntled pensioner to various pop and rock stars, berating them for lyrical mishaps or song title inaccuracies, many of which received genuine replies. Three years later, Mr. Philpott is back for more with ‘Dear Mr. Pop Star’, this time written with the help of his son Dave. But will this sequel be an ‘Empire Strikes Back’ or a ‘Jaws: The Revenge’? from Featüres [read on]

BOOK REVIEW: ‘Dear Mr. Pop Star’ – Derek & Dave Philpott (Unbound)

October 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

https://ift.tt/2R9EsQH Back in 2015 Jim R reviewed an Über-rated book called ‘Dear Mr. Kershaw: A Pensioner Writes’ by Derek Philpott, a bonkers compendium of letters supposedly written by a disgruntled pensioner to various pop and rock stars, berating them for lyrical mishaps or song title inaccuracies, many of which received genuine replies. Three years later, Mr. Philpott is back for more with ‘Dear Mr. Pop Star’, this time written with the help of his son Dave. But will this sequel be an ‘Empire Strikes Back’ or a ‘Jaws: The Revenge’? from Featüres [read on]