Monthly Archives: August 2012

Blind Wives – S/T review

As soon as the first notes begin on Blind Wives self-titled EP, there’s almost a certainty that some part of your body will start moving. Whether it be a sly foot tap or some form of bizarre head bob, it’s … Continue reading

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Mallory Knox added as main tour support to Canterbury!

Cambridge up and comers Mallory Knox have been added as main tour support on Canterbury’s November/December tour as well as playing a few dates this October with Finnish glam rockers, Reckless Love! The band recently had some success in the … Continue reading

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Idles – Welcome EP review

Post-punk outfit Idles’ latest release, their EP ‘Welcome’, is a blinding 4-track summer stunner. Although it may only be short, at times Welcome is dark and melodramatic while at others their guitar driven rock takes to the stands and they … Continue reading

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Strangle Wank – Death Erection review

When 5 blokes from Birmingham and Bournemouth once got together, they had many conversations€€; perhaps some were about the weather or about recent transfer deals or about the latest Summer blockbuster. But, as legend tells it 5 blokes from Birmingham … Continue reading

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Darko – From Trust To Conformity review

There’s barely enough time to shout “go!” before Darko are off and running on their latest record, From Trust To Conformity. Taking obvious inspiration from bands like Rise Against, their brand of hardcore punk is exceptional and gives them a … Continue reading

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Shit The Cow – Volume/Cow review

Swedish rockers Shit The Cow describe their music as “scrapyard rock” – whatever that means, whether it means they literally made it in a scrapyard or it’s just down right dirty rock n’ roll, it’s fantastic. With The Wildhearts announcing … Continue reading

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The Barrens – S/T review

Harmonic, somewhat psychedelic and melodramatic – just three ways to describe The Barrens debut self-titled full length. Opener Claw Remains does feel a bit too melodramatic but all this changes as soon as Felt kicks in – a pure, adrenaline … Continue reading

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