Tag Archives: alternative rock

TSO – Hearth

June 3, 2020

Edison Box 2020 Trieste quartet expand line-up and horizons and find the sky’s the alternative limit. Even though this ensemble’s name may unfortunately get them confused with certain symphonic metal behemoths, the Italian collective won’t ever be bound by Yuletide … Continue reading

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SLUG COMPARISON – When You Were Living Here

February 2, 2019

Rock Company 2018 Canadian auteur explores expectancy and desperation to find cathartic cleansing of his soul. It’s easy to assume this album would be dripping with gloom, but whatever metal or prog imagery its cover brings to mind, FEN singer … Continue reading

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THIRD LUNG – Sister Sinner

December 23, 2018

These Bloody Thieves 2018 British band gear up for their second cycle and serve up invigorating song to announce it. Looks like there’s a pattern to the Reading quartet’s curriculum as, after an EP, a full-length album and a live … Continue reading

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STIMULI – They Are We

November 25, 2018

Stimuli 2018 Oakland group outline gloomy view of the world and propose a plan of fixing it. “If abundance proves fruitless, then progress is to dispossess”: this line might sum up this trio’s modus operandi, if only they lived by … Continue reading

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October 24, 2017

Acid Muffin 2016 Going deep down to live up to their debut’s title, trio from Rome blow cobwebs away. A single, an EP and now an album: in the last five years, the Italian ensemble made an unhurried, yet steady … Continue reading

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