Mastodon – Emperor of Sand

For the best part of the last two decades Mastodon have carved a path through hard rock and heavy metal that is all their own. Often combining conceptual themes with crushingly heavy sounds they have gained a formidable reputation across six albums and have now release their seventh, Emperor of Sand. From the off everything... Continue Reading →

Foo Fighters – Sonic Highways

Much like many concept albums that came before it the idea of Foo Fighters’ Sonic Highways could, on paper, sound massively self-indulgent. Across eight tracks the band travelled around the USA visiting eight cities and in each city visiting a different iconic studio to record a song. What sets this apart from being an exercise... Continue Reading →

Gerard Way – Hesitant Alien

Following hot on the heels of his former band mate, Frank Iero’s, Stomachaches, ex-My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way has released his much hyped debut album, Hesitant Alien, on the world. From a first glance at the album cover, as well as the title, its clear that Way is taking some influence from Bowie, but... Continue Reading →

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