Tag: Albums

Polaris The Death Of Me artwork

Polaris – The Death Of Me (Review)

When a band makes a great album, does its success feel like a triumphant wave to surf on? Or does it weigh like an anvil of expectation upon their future music? Polaris…

Loathe - I Let It In And It Took Everything - Artwork

Loathe – I Let It In And It Took Everything (Review)

Up front, I’ve never really felt like I ‘got’ Loathe. I collided with their sound, so to speak, when they appeared on a split EP with SharpTone Records label mates Holding Absence…

Thornhill - The Dark Pool

Thornhill – The Dark Pool (Review)

Along with Holding Absence‘s self-titled album that released in January, Thornhill‘s debut album is a release that has inspired a buzz of anticipation for me this year. Arriving like a gift in…

Dream State Primrose Path artwork

Dream State – Primrose Path (Review)

Dream State are a breath of fresh air for heavy music. They’re hectic enough to set off a pit – as seen at Unify 2019 – but there’s far more than just…

Gideon Out Of Control artwork

Gideon – Out Of Control (Review)

Ever since I saw Gideon on their tour of Australia with Polaris, I’ve been curious about what the band had to say via their music. The recent release of the purring and…

Above Below Lotus Chapters

Above, Below – The Lotus Chapters (Review)

Vocalist Jacob Wilkes singes “Bathe in the sun”, cutting through the silence, and Above, Below‘s The Lotus Chapters has officially begun. From first hearing Above, Below’s single “Beyond the Mosaic Garden” (my…

Void Of Vision Hyperdaze Artwork

Void Of Vision – Hyperdaze (Review)

Melbourne’s Void Of Vision haven’t made it a secret that their first album Children Of Chrome is not a favourite release of theirs. So there was bound to be some jitters going…

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Tiny Moving Parts – breathe (Review)

By any measurement, it’s been a long path travelled for Minnesota’s Tiny Moving Parts. After eleven years and six albums, the self-described family band are now gearing up to release their seventh;…

Knocked Loose A Different Shade of Blue

Knocked Loose – A Different Shade Of Blue (Review)

Though I’ve seen Kentucky hardcore heroes Knocked Loose tear up stages before, and I’ve found myself getting amped up by the ridiculous brilliance of “Counting Worms” and the alarming and hectic “Deadringer”,…

WAAX Big Grief

WAAX – Big Grief (Review)

After what feels like a lifetime for some fans, Brisbane-based WAAX have put forward their debut album Big Grief. That’s not to say they haven’t been busy, however. WAAX have been putting…