Black Keys – Brothers

This will be a short review because I don’t listen to very much blues or old-school rock & roll, and that is how the Black Keys kick it. That said I still think this is a damn fine album and it has me listening to a genre that I don’t dislike but which I don’t […]

Deftones – Diamond Eyes

For a few years after the release of the seminal White Pony in 2000, the Deftones were one of my favourite bands and could do no wrong. Then, inexplicably, they dropped off my radar and I failed to pay any attention to what they were doing – right up until 2008, when bassist Chi Cheng […]

The Menzingers – Chamberlain Waits

At the beginning of the year I made hyperbolic noises about how great this band’s last EP was, and further how great their first album was. An album they wrote when they were eighteen, the lucky¬†foetus-faced bastards. And now here we are, three years on from the release of ‘A Lesson in the Abuse of […]

Bull See Red – A Girl Called Murder

Hailing from Exeter, Bull See Red are a personable and energetic punk band who’ve apparently only been together for about a year and a half. ‘A Girl Called Murder’ is their debut mini album; it was originally released late last year on Lockjaw Records and it’s 8 tracks are an impressive collection of tunes. Musically […]