Live Reviews

DEFTONES – LIVE REVIEW – BIRMINGHAM ACADEMY, 19/02/2013

Deftones will always be one of the more intriguing live bands on our planet. Studio recordings enable the band and their producer to fine-tune every last little detail of a record in order for that perfect balance of aggression and restraint, of bruising and caressing, of brashness and sincerity, to be achieved. With their previous… Continue reading DEFTONES – LIVE REVIEW – BIRMINGHAM ACADEMY, 19/02/2013

Features

Silverchair: Just how good are their first two albums, and is there any rationale for Daniel Johns’ disregard for their early music?

It’s no secret to most people who follow the grunge scene that Silverchair’s debut album (Frogstomp), and its follow up (Freak Show) are some of the best grunge, and indeed rock albums, of the nineties. However, the fact that Daniel Johns totally disregards these albums downright offends me, with the band’s frontman preferring to consider… Continue reading Silverchair: Just how good are their first two albums, and is there any rationale for Daniel Johns’ disregard for their early music?

New Music Exposure · Single Reviews

MELVIN – THE RAIN – NEW MUSIC EXPOSURE

In a week where my girlfriend asked me why I have Usher songs on my iPod, I find myself writing an R&B single review for Reviewcaster! I suppose stranger things have happened since the turn of the year… Loic Remy turned down the chance to join Alain Pardeaux’s French Revolution in favour of certain relegation… Continue reading MELVIN – THE RAIN – NEW MUSIC EXPOSURE