Ethereal and realistic in equal measure, Devin Townsend’s ‘Transcendence’ is a truly captivating sonic adventure through the human psyche.
Escape the Fate are born survivors of today’s ever-evolving scene. No matter how many conflicts, lineup changes and uncertainties have tested them, they’ve endured and continued to express themselves in the most heart-wrenching way on record and emphatically on stage.
Ali reviews Download Festival appearances from Alien Ant Farm, Babymetal, Motorhead tribute, Korn, Rammstein, Avatar, Atreyu, Megadeth, Skindred, Black Sabbath, Disturbed, Iron Maiden.
‘All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us’, so it’s time we let the expert Architects handle it.
Ali previews Download Festival appearances from Rammstein, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Korn, Disturbed, Killswitch Engage, The Amity Affliction, Billy Talent, Breaking Benjamin, Gojira, Sixx:AM, Atreyu, The Shrine, Ashestoangels.
Still as disillusioned with the world as ever, Hatebreed take to ‘The Concrete Confessional’ to bare their sins.
Masters of the heartfelt pop punk laments, Hit The Lights’ only desire is ‘Just To Get Through To You’.
A truly unique showcase of rock and roll stirred by the desert horizons, ‘Watch Us Burn’ lets Yuma Sun shine in a warm, solar embrace.
If you thought they’d run out of tricks up their sleeves, Black Stone Cherry’s ‘Kentucky’ is here to prove you sorely wrong. With twists and turns aplenty, there’s life in the rodeo cowboys yet.
'Live and Unplugged’, Sleeping With Sirens are surprisingly tight and perfectly suited to a raw arrangement.
Churning out a handful of ‘Stories For Monday’, The Summer Set remain true to their name – purveyors of sun-soaked anthems.