Saving Grace – The Urgency album review

New Zealand’s worse kept heavy secret; Saving Grace return with their fourth full length album of solid home-grown metal and hard-core. Squealing ‘Wolfenstein’ guitar licks, huge rumbling breakdowns, it’s all here; and just when it’s easy to pile accolade upon accolade down on this album and therefore SG’s head; it’s a relief that listen after listen it’s […]

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Broods – Self Titled EP Review

Get ready to meet the new Kiwi music duo that you’ll not only fall in love with; but surely will be scrambling to tell all your friends about as well… Broods aka Georgia and Caleb Nott, are a Nelson born and Auckland musically cultivated brother and sister who will no doubt be in the ears of many […]

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Supermodel – Rimu and Roses album review

y Kate “One Take Kate Splashing into your eardrums comes the delightful and welcomed Rimu and Roses by Supermodel; bringing a swag bag of 70s rock and starry eyed guitar and piano noodling to the party. I’m loathe to float comparisons to a band so magically ambitious in their own right, however it would be only fair […]

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Device album review

Yip. I reviewed Device. I was actually pleasantly surprised by David Draiman’s range on this album. You can check out what else I thought about this self titled album on the Rip It Up website here.

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Kvelertak – Meir album review

This is a review, currently on the Rip It Up website here; for a band I truly, truly love! It’s a lovely thing when as a reviewer, the wonders of review copies for bands you’re only partly familiar with before, become an obsession band for you after listening to them.  I Love Kvelertak!

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