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EP Review: Monsters as Humans – I’ve Been Saving All My Catharsis For Exactly This

Artist: Monsters as Humans EP: I've Been Saving All My Catharsis For Exactly This Tracks: 4 Release Date: 5 December 2014 Label: Self-Released When you look up a band, and their genre is listed as "alternative rock", there's a sudden welter of emotions that rapidly occur. Partially, you're jaded. There's so much out there that's been dubbed under the inoffensive term of alt-rock, you don't really know what ...

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EP Review: The Fairweather Band – The Fairweather Band

Artist: The Fairweather Band EP: The Fairweather Band Tracks: 7 Release Date: 1st November 2014 Label: Specialist Subject Records Hailing from Exeter, Devon, The Fairweather Band are an indie/folk-punk foursome with some surprising bite. The South West has always had an interesting relationship with punk and its many forms. At the higher end of the gambit, there are bands like Gnarwolves, who despite being ...

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Album Review: This Legend – It’s In The Streets

Artist: This Legend Album: It's In The Streets Tracks: 12 Release Date: 11th November 2014 Label: Cyber Tracks Pedigree is a funny thing, especially in the music industry. Expectations can be set too high, and disappointment can follow. Few people could deny the pop-punk pedigree of This Legend, featuring both Longineu "LP" Parsons and Ben Harper, two founding members of pop-punk giants, Yellowcard. The big ...

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Album Review: Hell In The Club – Devil On My Shoulder

Artist: Hell In The Club Album: Devil On My Shoulder Tracks: 13 Release Date: 3rd November Label: Scarlet Records Devil On My Shoulder is set to be the second full-length release from the 4-piece Italian glam-rock/heavy metal outfit, Hell In The Club, and it's simultaneously nostalgic and fresh. It's easy to dismiss current day heavy metal acts as being purely a novelty, an idea exacerbated by bands such as ...

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EP Review: Varsity – Lights

Artist: Varsity EP: Lights Tracks: 6 Release Date: 21st October Label: We Are Triumphant Records Varsity, the post-hardcore quintet from Orlando, Florida are set to release their début EP Lights later this month via We Are Triumphant Records. This is a label which fans of Neck Deep, Traitors, Motives etc. will all be familiar with. Post-hardcore is a genre that savagely divides opinion within the alternativ ...

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