Archive for the ‘Rock’ Category

Pop Evil Album Cover (Google Images)

Pop Evil Album Cover (Google Images)

Where War of Angels hit us with fast, roaring guitars and drums, Onyx has gone back to the roots of Lipstick On The Mirror to deliver a dark and melodic tempo.  And it is surprisingly good.

Pop Evil know how to deliver killer, hard music that gets you completely sucked in.  The beginning just fires away from the starting blocks like Usain Bolt, and even with the rock ballads in the middle, Onyx finishes with one hell of a bang. (more…)

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If you thought Stone Sour had changed their tune just as a one-off with House of Gold and Bones Part 1, think again.

The American rock band once again delivers with an album (this is the second part of the “HOGAB” theme) and the full-out rock is replaced by a very intriguing mix of full-on, guitar shredding riffs, pianos, ballads and electro elements.  The essentials of Stone Sour are all there; just changed into something very, very spectacular.

Corey Taylor‘s powerful voice is yet again front and centre, but in a way I’ve never heard before. (more…)

Rock veterans Sevendust are back with ‘Black Out The Sun‘, their ninth studio record.

Full, hard, and punchy rock form the backbone of the work from Sevendust.  There is, however, a much faster tempo to the whole album compared to the two albums previous, ‘Cold Day Memory‘ and Chapter VII: Hope and Sorrow.’

Unleashing with a flurry of guitar riffs, thumping drum beats and the well-recognised Lajon Witherspoon combination of growls and screams, Sevendust have taken what their fans know and turned everything up a notch.  With extremely pleasing results. (more…)