Category Archives: Album Reviews

DEFTONES – Diamond Eyes

They say every cloud has a silver lining. And while the darkest of clouds rolled in for Deftones in 2008 when bassist Chi Cheng was involved in a car accident that keeps him in a coma to today (get well dude), the sparkling silver, sixth album ‘Diamond Eyes’, is blindingly special. That might sound trite but it’s no joke- this […]

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IMPENDING DOOM – Serpent Servant

These dudes weren’t messing about when they named their band. One listen to The Serpent Servant and you’ll be convinced that the end of days has come. But don’t panic; now we’ve got the perfect soundtrack. This is no devilish new noise- it’s the sort of booming, impossibly-heavy, super-intense metal that bands like The Acacia Strain and Emmure do so […]

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ARCHITECTS – Hollow Crown

Brighton bunch Architects have evolved with an assured steadiness over the last five years. Their debut bristled and roared but owed a huge debt to legends like Botch and The Dillinger Escape Plan, their second record ‘Ruin’ dropped some of the technicality for raw power and the feral bellow of new frontman Sam Carter, and now ‘Hollow Crown’ has combined […]

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