Category: Track Reviews

Rabidfest 2023: “HIVE” by Tribe Of Ghosts (Track Review)

What better way to continue the build up to November’s fifth anniversary incarnation of Rabidfest than with a track review for the latest single by Tribe of Ghosts? At the end of April we did likewise with their last single “Sunburner (Deny The Rot)” and have since done likewise for cuts from Imperium and Monasteries

Track Review: “Dead Horizons” by Bloodshot

Hailing from the South East of England, the Death Metal live force to be reckoned with that is Bloodshot established themselves back in 2016. Taking a quality over quantity approach, each single they have released to date has been a laser guided missile strike, hitting and obliterating the target razor sharp riffage, artillery shelling percussive

Track Review: “This Is Your Life” by Weaponry

Specialists in cynical sad Post-Hardcore songs with happy endings, a pair of EPs from Weaponry have left us knowing what to expect from them, especially when their co-conspirator in producer Daly George (Creeper, Milk Teeth, Boston Manor) is at the helm. Said to have become something from nothing in a three to four hours in

Track Review: “The Rage” by Aggro

Having burst onto the scene like the beast from the stomach of John Hurt in 1979’s Alien back at the tail end of 2019 with single “This Burden“, Surrey five piece Aggro have been delivering hard riffs, epic choruses and head banging breaks since. EP “The Shift Of Balance” followed a few months later with

Track Review: “Devil’s Call” by Monastery

Having released debut EP “Rapture” in September 2022, female fronted Midlands quartet Monastery are already on the hunt once more, offering up new single “Devil’s Call” as a preview of what’s to come with their as yet untitled and undated sophomore EP. That is said to be something more conceptual in nature, lyrically exploring concepts

Track Review: “Heart Of Lead” by RIPPINGDEXD

Created in part as a biproduct of the period affectionately known as the great plague years, RIPPINGDEXD is the solo project of multi instrumentalist Shezer Sherrin in an effort to master the dark arts of recording in between regular band activities. Taking on vocals, guitars, drum programming and synths as well as mixing and mastering,

Track Review: “Reason To Hate” by From Eden To Exile

There are no two ways about it – Northampton Groove Metallers From Eden To Exile are no strangers to adversity having delt with more than their fair share of line up changes since their critically acclaimed debut album “Modern Disdain” was released in 2017. Having unleashed the incredible EP “Age Of Fire” in 2020 with

Track Review: “Believe” by Sore Teeth

It’s safe to say that Hampshire Hardcore crew Sore Teeth have been around the block a few times. Formed in the Autumn of 2016 with a Hardcore Punk style that had hints of 80s Crossover Thrash in the vein of Cro-Mags the trio of drummer James Ashford, bassist Chris Welch and vocalist and guitarist Ross