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by John Kindred – Publisher — Shaman’s Harvest returns with the group’s sixth studio album, Red Hand Black Deeds, and second with Mascot Records. Red Hand Black Deeds features 14 songs, with underlying social and political themes, which is a direct response to the band writing the [...]
by Matt Karpe – Senior Columnist — After a long four years since The Oracle, some began to wonder whether a new Godsmack album would ever be released, and now over half way through 2014, 1000hp has arrived and all seems right with the world once again … just about. The album title [...]
by Matt Karpe – Senior Columnist — South Africa’s finest rock band return with their sixth studio album Isolate and Medicate, with just under 40 minutes of trademark post-grunge anthems. Seether have always been masters at writing gloomy angst ridden songs with catchy radio friendly [...]
by Matt Karpe – Columnist — Female fronted pop punk and rock bands have always existed, but it seems that since Paramore exploded onto the scene nearly ten years ago now, this formula for success has produced an overpopulated sub-genre that is sometimes lacking in diversity. The Nearly [...]
by Matt Karpe – Columnist — It’s been five years since Decyfer Down’s last album Crash, but now they are back with a new lead singer and new record Scarecrow. The formula is still the same with this Christian band, as they incorporate some post-grunge sleaze with their usual hard [...]
by Cameron Edney – Guest Columnist — Last month American hard rockers Stone Sour released their forth studio album House of Gold and Bones Part 1. The first half of what is classed as a double concept album is also the bands first to not feature bassist Shawn Econamaki who left the band [...]