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Punk News review
31.03.14

The Used are a polarizing band. Bert McCracken usually finds himself writing about love, drugs and a bunch of things you'd think an adult would be able to sift through a little...

Punk News review
24.03.14

What It Is To Burn was one of my high-school records that would rarely leave the player. I distinctly recall Finch, Taproot and Glassjaw being the thing of dreams back then - the...

NME review
17.03.14

The Michigan post-hardcore band serve up a concept album about the collapse of a co-habiting couple

The Line of Best Fit review
19.03.14

La Dispute's third record may tread a similar path, but also represents a pinnacle of the sound the Michigan band have been toiling at for a decade.

Punk News review
26.02.14

The success of A Day To Remember's new album, Common Courtesy, is an interesting reflection of the music industry's current state. Following a lengthy battle with Victory Records...

Punk News review
15.01.14

When it comes to Dance Gavin Dance, the argument, more often than not, boils down to your preference for whichever vocalist they're employing. That's the gist of most fans from my...

Insound review
14.01.14

Deaf Havana formed in 2005 while the members were still in college. After two successful U.K. releases, the band is nwo ready to make an impact across the pond. Old Souls will be...

Insound review
14.01.14

Expressionistic, sophisticated, evolved, overflowing, pitch-black. Just a few words, and a desperate attempt to properly approach Animale(s) , the fifth full-length record from...

Punk News review
15.11.13

When looking at screamo, post-hardcore and black metal, one probably thinks that meshing them all into one may be a difficult balancing act. Listening to so many bands try this, I...

XLR8R review
11.10.13

At this point in his young career, it's probably not worth trying to categorize New York City's Gobby; after all, his output to date has exuded such an array of influences that...

Punk News review
09.10.13

Rise Records gets its fill of melodic, easygoing pop-punk from A Loss For Words. On 2011's Sanctuary, it was apparent that there was something unexplored that if unleashed, could...

Punk News review
25.09.13

There's no subtle way to put it: Touche Amore definitely hit it out the park. Jeremy Bolm and his posse have taken the time and care since 2011 to ensure that Is Survived By plays...

Alt Press review
01.07.13

Punk News review
31.07.13

Hawthorne Heights usually garner a lot of flak from music fans, but in between some of the generic and mundane stuff, they do manage the arbitrary single or three that ain't too...

NME review
02.04.13

The Sheffield metal band’s bid to become a Proper Big Deal in 2013 continues apace

Punk News review
27.03.13

Been a fan of Caravels for quite a while. This is one band I hoped would get the recognition that Touche Amore and Pianos Become The Teeth receive, not just for accolades' sake...

NME review
28.01.13

The Bridgend quintet revisit their thrashy roots

Alt Press review
12.02.13

This change of focus does not mean that the Welsh quintet have eschewed hooks. They may go for a straight-up hardcore assault occasionally ("Grey," the title track), but the...

Punk News review
29.01.13

Funeral for a Friend have been one of those bands that never stuck to the same sound. They've traversed the hardcore-metal feel at times and gone the way of more melodic rock on...

Punk News review
04.01.13

In most introductory film theory classes, students learn about something called the "auteur theory." It holds that the director is the primary creative force or "author" of a film...

Alt Press review
30.11.12

Woe, Is Me’s aptly titled sophomore full-length not only marks a new beginning for the band sonically, but also the arrival of four new members, as well. The duo of Hance...

Alt Press review
25.10.12

On their third album, Pennsylvania band We Were Skeletons come into their own, sounding a lot more like Fugazi than City Of Caterpillar. Using understated rhythms and airy...

Punk News review
20.11.12

I was impressed with We Were Skeletons' self-titled a couple of years ago and wondered if they'd be able to replicate and build on that impressive sound in a time where so many...

Alt Press review
09.10.12

Inhale Exhale are back after a brief hiatus, with Movement, their fourth full-length, an album that will likely feel too familiar to anyone who has listened to a decent amount of...

NME review
01.10.12

A potentially great record that ended up plodding and unremarkable

BBC review
17.09.12

The next excellent step for this ever-improving London band.

BBC review
07.09.12

Essex boys come of age with a solid rock record.

NME review
17.09.12

A surprising triumph, full of catchy choruses and chunky riffs

Alt Press review
14.09.12

Losing a half of a two-headed frontman is tough. Taking a stylistic left-turn under the same moniker that a band built their fan base under is a big risk. Trying do both at the...

Alt Press review
22.08.12

From the opening notes of Our Last Night’s third album, it’s clear the band are of the Artist In The Ambulance-era Thrice-meets-Saosin school of thought. Frontman Trevor...