Author: Alex Lai Page 6

The Script - #3

The Script - #3

Fresh from his duties on The Voice, Danny O'Donoghue returns to his day job as lead man in Irish outfit The Script, a band who offer no prizes for guessing how many albums they have...

Review posted on 11th September 2012

Mumiy Troll - Vladivostok

Mumiy Troll - Vladivostok

Most readers' knowledge of contemporary Russian music is likely to be limited to faux-lesbian pop duos, but Mumiy Troll have actually been releasing records for nearly 30 years; though this is the first in...

Review posted on 28th August 2012

General Fiasco - Unfaithfully Yours

General Fiasco - Unfaithfully Yours

Having released their debut album, 'Buildings', in 2010, Northern Ireland quartet General Fiasco have gone on to play alongside the likes of Kids In Glass Houses and The Enemy. A recent show in Belfast to...

Review posted on 22nd August 2012

Newton Faulkner - Write It On Your Skin

Newton Faulkner - Write It On Your Skin

Released back on July 9, this is the third album from the man whose full moniker is Sam Newton Battenberg Faulkner, and his second to top the UK chart. He will follow his summer festival...

Review posted on 20th August 2012

Hey Monea! - Wine, Women and Song

Hey Monea! - Wine, Women and Song

The genesis of Hey Monea! can be traced to 2005 when brothers Danny and Nate Monea stepped outside of their religious upbringing to pursue a passion for rock. Though this record was originally released in...

Review posted on 26th July 2012

Linkin Park - Living Things

Linkin Park - Living Things

As part of the post-Millennium nu-metal movement, the sextet that comprise Linkin Park found huge success with their debut 'Hybrid Theory', but have retained their popularity after seeing peers like Limp Bizkit and Papa Roach...

Review posted on 17th July 2012

Maroon 5 - Overexposed

Maroon 5 - Overexposed

Having first been portrayed as an alternative funk band with debut single 'Harder To Breathe', Maroon 5 slotted into a much more mainstream position with following releases 'This Love' and 'She Will Be Loved', a...

Review posted on 17th July 2012

Scissor Sisters - Magic Hour

Scissor Sisters - Magic Hour

Returning with their fourth album, Scissor Sisters first came to prominence with their self-titled debut in 2004, which ultimately earned them huge sales and three Brit Awards. Collaborations with Kylie Minogue and Elton John serve...

Review posted on 6th June 2012

Keane - Strangeland

Keane - Strangeland

East Sussex's Keane have released their fourth album and first since 2008's 'Perfect Symmetry', which saw a departure from their usual sound to an electro-pop style. A summer of touring is soon to begin with...

Review posted on 6th June 2012

The Coronas - Closer To You

The Coronas - Closer To You

Having released their debut in 2007, The Coronas have firmly established themselves in the Irish charts, even beating U2 and Snow Patrol in the Meteor Awards in 2010 for their second record 'Tony Was An...

Review posted on 28th May 2012

Chet Faker - Thinking In Textures

Chet Faker - Thinking In Textures

Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Chet Faker is the alias of Nick Murphy and chosen as a tribute to Chet Baker after Murphy found an artist had already carved out a music career with the same...

Review posted on 24th April 2012

Jodie Marie - Mountain Echo

Jodie Marie - Mountain Echo

Signed to the Decca label, the career story of Jodie Marie began with a chance meeting in a bed and breakfast and has resulted in this release that features Ed Harcourt and Bernard Butler on...

Review posted on 19th April 2012

The Ghosts - The End

The Ghosts - The End

Bourne out of personal tragedies and facilitated by a meeting organised by Jon Brookes of The Charlatans, The Ghosts are a quintet who bring out their debut album via Pocket Records. Press support for their...

Review posted on 16th April 2012

Singtank - In Wonder

Singtank - In Wonder

Following on from their 'The Party' EP Parisian siblings Josephine and Alexandre de La Baume release their debut album, produced by Massive Attack and Bjork cohort Nellee Hooper. The coming months will see them perform...

Review posted on 10th April 2012

Various Cruelties - Various Cruelties

Various Cruelties - Various Cruelties

Having self-released a couple of singles around 12 months ago Various Cruelties are now preparing the release of this, their self-titled debut, at the end of April. The weeks leading up to launch day will...

Review posted on 2nd April 2012

Seth Lakeman - Tales From The Barrel House

Seth Lakeman - Tales From The Barrel House

Soon to embark on a string of Australian dates following a UK tour, Mercury Prize nominee Seth Lakeman is now on his sixth solo release, adding to his expansive catalogue that began in 1994. He'll...

Review posted on 26th March 2012

Juan Zelada - High Ceilings And Collarbones

Juan Zelada - High Ceilings And Collarbones

Hailing from Madrid, Spain, Juan Zelada releases his debut album after receiving support from Radio 2 and signing to the same label that houses the likes of Paul Simon and Jamie Cullum. An impressive tour...

Review posted on 14th March 2012

The Twang - 10:20

The Twang - 10:20

Currently touring the UK, Birmingham quintet The Twang rode a wave of media hype in 2007 that resulted in hit singles and a top three spot for debut album 'Love It When I Feel Like...

Review posted on 5th March 2012

The Malpractice - Tectonics

The Malpractice - Tectonics

Originally released in 2010, 'Tectonics' is the debut of Johannes Gammelby under the alias of The Malpractice, having previously recorded as I Am Bones and Beta Satan. For this project, he gathered members of Tiger...

Review posted on 21st February 2012

All The Young - Live At The Kings Hall, Stoke On Trent

All The Young - Live At The Kings Hall, Stoke On Trent

Formerly known as New Education, All The Young are a quartet currently supporting Kaiser Chiefs and have their own headline tour to follow. Previous acts who have invited them to share the stage are Hard-Fi,...

Review posted on 8th February 2012

Snow Patrol - M.E.N. Arena, Manchester

Snow Patrol - M.E.N. Arena, Manchester

Having released their sixth studio album last year, Snow Patrol are currently in the midst of a UK arena tour that includes three nights at the O2 Arena. From here they will hit mainland Europe...

Review posted on 7th February 2012

Various Artists - Songs Of Anarchy:  Music From Sons Of Anarchy Seasons 1-4

Various Artists - Songs Of Anarchy: Music From Sons Of Anarchy Seasons 1-4

If ever there was a title that told you what you were getting, this is it. Taken from an American drama television series, these tracks are just a sample of those from a show that...

Review posted on 7th February 2012

Kings Of The City - No Rules To The Game

Kings Of The City - No Rules To The Game

With support registered from the likes of Radio 1 and Jon McClure of Reverend And The Makers, British seven-piece Kings Of The City have steadily built their reputation since their debut release in 2010. This...

Review posted on 26th January 2012

Every Avenue - Bad Habits

Every Avenue - Bad Habits

With their origins in Michigan in 2003, Every Avenue are a quintet who have played on the undercard to the likes of Boys Like Girls, All Time Low and Yellowcard. Also regulars on the Warped...

Review posted on 26th January 2012

Layabouts - Savage Behaviour

Layabouts - Savage Behaviour

Ask the average person in the street to name a Spanish rock outfit and the chances are you'll be waiting a while for an answer, for guitar music isn't the country's greatest export. It is...

Review posted on 3rd January 2012

Awolnation - Megalithic Symphony

Awolnation - Megalithic Symphony

Awolnation is the project of Aaron Bruno, formerly of Insurgence and Under The Influence Of Giants and began after the Red Bull Records label invited him for use of their recording space. The resulting EP...

Review posted on 19th December 2011

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Manchester MEN Arena November 14, 2011

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Manchester MEN Arena November 14, 2011

Following the release of their tenth studio album, 'I'm With You', earlier this year the Red Hot Chili Peppers are on their first UK arena tour with new guitarist Josh Klinghoffer. The band will move...

Review posted on 15th November 2011

Rise To Remain - City Of Vultures

Rise To Remain - City Of Vultures

Formed in 2006 and originally known as Halide, Rise To Remain are a London quintet who have gained exposure from shows at Download and Sonisphere. This debut album is currently being promoted on the live...

Review posted on 14th November 2011

The Darkness - Manchester Academy Sunday, November 13, 2011

The Darkness - Manchester Academy Sunday, November 13, 2011

When The Darkness disbanded in 2006 it ended a frantic three year period that culminated in the quartet becoming household names and tabloid darlings. Half a decade later they have returned with their original line...

Review posted on 14th November 2011

Butch Walker - The Spade

Butch Walker - The Spade

Born Bradley Glenn Walker, Butch Walker has had a varied involvement in the music business, from producing the likes of Weezer to touring with Pink or just appearing in videos for The Academy Is. This...

Review posted on 9th November 2011

Advertisement
RIP Aretha Franklin - Seven Of Her Most Captivating Songs

RIP Aretha Franklin - Seven Of Her Most Captivating Songs

We pay tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, who passed away this week at the age of 76.

Album of the Week: Conquering 'Stage Fright' with The Band

Album of the Week: Conquering 'Stage Fright' with The Band

'Stage Fright' was released on August 17th, 1970.

Advertisement
Is Netflix's 'Outlaw King' Starring Chris Pine The New 'Braveheart'?

Is Netflix's 'Outlaw King' Starring Chris Pine The New 'Braveheart'?

We can't wait until the Fall for this gritty historic thriller.

7 Stars That Swapped A Football Career For Music

7 Stars That Swapped A Football Career For Music

From Robbie Williams to Olly Murs, these musicians are still football mad.

Paul McCartney - Fuh You Lyric Video

Paul McCartney - Fuh You Lyric Video

It's a far cry from The Beatles' 'I Wanna Hold Your Hand', but Paul McCartney has unveiled a risque new single entitled 'Fuh You'.

Madonna At 60 - Her 10 Best Singles

Madonna At 60 - Her 10 Best Singles

Which of Madonna's many hits do you think is the best?

Advertisement
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.