Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tag: review

Sleeping With Sirens’ ‘Gossip’ explores uncharted territory with major label debut

Sleeping With Sirens Gossip Be advised: This is not the Sleeping With Sirens fans have grown accustomed to over the years. Having inked a deal with...

Despite its name, This Patch Of Sky’s ‘These Small Spaces’ feels massive

This Patch Of Sky These Small Spaces ROCKS LIKE: Sigur Ros, This Will Destroy You, Hammock WHAT'S DIFFERENT: The Oregon sextet's newest runs the gamut of emotions...

‘Strange Peace’ captures Metz’s fury with glorious results

Metz Strange Peace ROCKS LIKE: Pissed Jeans, Idles, Whores. WHAT'S DIFFERENT: Underground rock icon Steve Albini was enlisted to capture the Canadian trio’s fury with glorious results....

Counterparts immediately captivate with ‘You’re Not You Anymore’

Counterparts You're Not You Anymore There are some great records that require a few listens to fully appreciate. You’re Not You Anymore is not one of...

Circa Survive tone down their wilder prog-rock side in ‘The Amulet’

Circa Survive The Amulet ROCKS LIKE: Dredg, Engine Down, Cave In WHAT'S DIFFERENT: Circa Survive are now six albums deep into a truly unique sound they’ve cultivated...

Nothing More’s ‘The Stories We Tell Ourselves’ has more hooks, more layers, more feeling

Nothing More The Stories We Tell Ourselves ROCKS LIKE: 30 Seconds To Mars, Sights & Sounds, Incubus WHAT'S DIFFERENT: Somewhat ironically, the watchword for The Stories We...

‘Choir of the Mind’ is Emily Haines’ diary-entry confessional

Emily Haines Choir Of The Mind ROCKS LIKE: Lorde, Metric, Aimee Mann WHAT'S DIFFERENT: The breathy frontwoman for Canadian alt-rock team Metric delivers her second solo album...

The Contortionist focus on exploration and atmosphere in ‘Clairvoyant’

The Contortionist Clairvoyant FILE UNDER: Progressive rock ROCKS LIKE: Coheed And Cambria, Good Tiger, Periphery WHAT'S DIFFERENT: After maintaining the trend of emphasizing the “progressive” aspect over the...

‘Vacation’ levels up Seaway in the pop-punk world

Seaway Vacation ROCKS LIKE: New Found Glory, 5 Seconds Of Summer, State Champs WHAT'S DIFFERENT: Seaway have levelled up in the pop-punk world by delivering an album...

Stray From the Path’s ‘Only Death Is Real’ is full of political outrage

Stray From The Path Only Death Is Real ROCKS LIKE: Rage Against The Machine, Terror, Stick To Your Guns WHAT'S DIFFERENT: The epic, liberal, punk album in...