For most, it’s about ‘Epic’ but for me it’s about throwing the shot put for Cardiff Amateur Athletics Club. The perfect FNM-esque odd combination…..
After 8 long years (well 5 years technically if you count ‘Beyond Magnetic’ and ‘Lulu’… ok 2 if you’re including ‘Lords of Summer’) comes new music from Metallica in the form of their 10th studio album. Hype was huge. Anticipation was stratospheric. Does it live up to expectations? Continue reading “Metallica: Hardwired…To Self-Destruct”
This is, hands down, my album of the year. Yes, we’re only in May, but the way this album affects me emotionally, the music contained within it, the performances…. it will not get better than this.
Adidas tracksuits! Bagpipes! A bass guitar that clicks! The birth of “nu-metal”! It can only be Korn….
Dorje are one of the UK’s best kept secrets. But not for long if they keep releasing music this good. Continue reading
TV evangelists…. nyctophobia…. giving Simon Cowell ideas… rebirth(?)… it’s the 2nd (and 3rd and 4th) phases of Iron Maiden.
Continue reading “Iron Maiden: 1990 – 2010”
The bastion of artistic expression or a cliché that the washed up artist with no ideas left resorts to by cobbling together an incomprehensible story line that stretches too thinly and outstays its welcome?