Posts in tag

alternative rock


Not Forgotten: Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures

Read More

Not Forgotten: REM – New Adventures in Hi-Fi

Read More

2020 rings in the 20th anniversary of Placebo’s beloved third album, Black Market Music. To celebrate, the band have completed filming of a four-part video-series – “Black Market Music Stories” – which sees bassist Stef visit treasured locations and walk viewers through the writing, recording, touring, and personal stories, that would shape the conception of …

Spear of Destiny have recreated and re-imagined the now classic 1985 top 20 hit, WorldService. With Kirk never being happy with the sounds and mix on the mid 80s original, this is an altogether different affair. Massive drums, guitars and voice coupled with wonderful keyboard sounds and real soulful brass take these amazing sounds to …

NYC’s Live Skull have announced a new album, ‘Dangerous Visions’, to be released via Bronson Recordings on December 11th.  Emerging in the early 80s at the end of New York’s legendary No Wave scene alongside Manhattan comrades Sonic Youth and Swans, Live Skull reshaped the aggression of burned-out post-punk into heavy, guitar-driven rock. This new release showcases their evolution, with Side 1 featuring …

Pixies will release a limited edition double A-side single on October 16th. Pressed on 12” yellow vinyl, it will feature the new track ‘Hear Me Out’ alongside the band’s gritty interpretation of the T-Rex classic ‘Mambo Sun’. ‘Hear Me Out’  The song was written by frontman Black Francis and  Lenchantin at  Dreamland Studios during sessions for ‘Beneath The Eyrie’, with production courtesy of the Grammy-nominated Tom Dalgety (Royal Blood, Ghost, etc.).  “Black …

Following the release of their critically acclaimed singles ‘Cyr’ and ‘The Colour Of Love,’ alternative rock luminaries The Smashing Pumpkins have revealed details on their forthcoming eleventh studio album, titled CYR, which is set for release via Sumerian Records on Friday, November 27. The 20-track full-length double album was produced by frontman Billy Corgan and …

The Smashing Pumpkins return with two new tracks, ‘Cyr’ and ‘The Colour Of Love,’ out on Sumerian Records. Recorded in Chicago and produced by Corgan, the new tracks come with the news of a forthcoming studio album in the works with founding members Billy Corgan, James Iha, Jimmy Chamberlin, with longtime guitarist Jeff Schroeder. “Cyr …

Halestorm have announced their new Reimagined EP due August 14, 2020. For the new EP, the group re-recorded various fan favourites from their back catalogue catalogue. To introduce the project, they have shared the first single “Break In” [feat. Amy Lee]. ‘Break In’ originally appeared on the band’s gold-selling 2012 album, The Strange Case Of… During the Carnival of Madness Tour, the Evanescence front woman joined the group for …

Corey Taylor has announced that his hotly anticipated debut solo album, CMFT, arrives on 2nd October via Roadrunner Records. Today, the Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman has shared the album’s first two singles: ‘Black Eyes Blue’ and ‘CMFT Must Be Stopped’ [feat. Tech N9ne & Kid Bookie] which are available now on all streaming platforms. We all know this guy has …

One man wonder John Cornwell, who had been delighting audiences whilst part of Little Mirrors, now goes under a couple of monikers of Pale White Dot and Pardon Bank has shared a new track – ‘Eliza M’ under Pardon Bank. Bright chirpy electric guitar is joined with strummed acoustic where Cornwell’s seductive baritone plays out …

Folk rockers The Levellers have shared their new single ‘Generation Fear’, taken from their upcoming studio album Peace, which will be released on the 14th August via On The Fiddle recordings.  Written during the album recording process, the track evolved as a full band collaboration and its immediacy comes from a lot of the band laying their …