The Dust – Valley Of The Kings

Jersey newcomers The Dust have launched themselves onto the scene (in a recoded sense at least) with debut single Valley Of The Kings. As the name suggests the whole thing has something of an Ancient Egyptian flavour to it and as the intro gradually develops that particularly ‘middle eastern’ or ‘Arabic’ (to use probably not... Continue Reading →

Ghost – IMPERA

With their last album, Prequelle, there was a definite feeling that Swedish metallers Ghost’s career could be divided into two sections, those being before their third album, Meliora, and after it and so, as album number five, IMPERA, is now out in the world, that feeling continues. With that in mind here they seem, more... Continue Reading →

Sonic Bomb – No Longer

Back at the start of September young rockers Sonic Bomb dropped debut single, Family Tree, to quite some fanfare and coincided it with a win at the School Of Popular Music Under 18s Battle Band, now a month later they’re back with a follow up, No Longer. Starting with a similar musical template this again... Continue Reading →

Black Spiders – Self-titled

It’s been eight years since I last listened to a new Black Spiders album, and eight years since they last released one - in that time they’ve toured extensively, split up, reformed and earlier this year (I’m a bit late getting to this one) dropped their new self-titled album...

Sonic Bomb – Family Tree

For a band of such young age, Guernsey rock five piece Sonic Bomb have been around, in one form or another, for a good while and now they’ve dropped their debut single, Family Tree (on the same day they won the School Of Popular Music's under-18 battle of the bands). A great, riffy rock intro... Continue Reading →

The Wildhearts – Remember These Days

Two years since their last new album, Renaissance Men (there has been the 30th anniversary live album in between), The Wildhearts are back with Remember These Days, a single to give a little preview of their upcoming new album 21st Century Love Songs (due in September). With the band once again consisting of the so-called... Continue Reading →

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