The Australian boyband 5 Seconds of Summer is currently on top of the world with their second studio album Sounds Good Feels Good and with Kerrang! heavily promoting the band and album, I decided to take a closer look and see if it's any good.
The band formed back in 2011 in Sydney after the members became YouTube stars producing covers of famous songs such as Mike Poser’s 'Please Don’t Go' and Chris Brown’s 'Next to You'. It wasn’t long after this they attracted a lot of interest from record labels before finally signing with Sony Music. They then released their first EP Unplugged which reached number 3 on the Australian iTunes chart.
It has been 19 years in the making and Ugly Kid Joe has sadly missed the mark with this very average 4th studio album.
Formed in 1987 in Isla Vista California, Ugly Kid Joe have been plying their trade for a long time. Even releasing multi platinum album America’s Least Wanted which took the world by storm back in 1992, they then followed it up with another 2 average albums before disbanding in 1997. During this time various
The concept behind Sevendust’s 11th studio album is simple, it’s a return to their heavy basic roots. Kill the Flaw is similar in sound though just not as heavy as 97’s self titled album, with a few pleasant new surprises. This album is the perfect return to form.
It’s been just over a year since Sevendust released their crowd funded Time Travellers & Bonfires and what a busy year it’s been for the guys from Atlanta, Georgia. After touring extensively to promote the previous album they found
IRE is Parkway Drive’s latest offering and certainly brings the noise, it’s a massive album showcasing why they are the kings of Metalcore in Australia and can hold their own around the world. While also branching out in favour of a more heavy metal influence.
It’s been 3 years between albums but the 5 lads from Byron Bay have always taken their time and it really shows as they continue to grow as a band. While the metalcore sound is still there it’s a bit more refined, a lot heavier, and