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Rich Sullivan-Jones

  • - Album Reviews

    La Yne – La Grande Illusion

    It’s not often an album comes along that I have absolutely no idea how to define. Not that I mind, personally, about genre definitions, but when you’re trying to explain to…

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    Tremonti – Cauterize

    Mark Tremonti, best known as the guitarist and primary song-writer for Alter Bridge, released his second solo album Cauterize this month. It follows his debut solo effort All I Was, which…

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    Leprous – The Congregation

    The progressive metal genre is so big, so broad and so diverse that it can often be hard for bands to stand out. Some do so simply by being really bloody…

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    Halestorm – Into the Wild Life

    “Girl power” was a much-uttered phrase back in the 90s, mostly in relation to a Spice Girls-led surge in popular girl groups filling the charts. Problem was, as much the idea…

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    Von Hertzen Brothers – New Day Rising

    Finnish family band Von Hertzen Brothers have always toed the line between prog rock and more straightforward hard rock. There’s not usually anything inherently progressive about their music, but they’ve always…

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    Karnataka – Secrets of Angels

    Secrets of Angels is the latest album from London-based, pan-European, originally-Welsh band Karnataka. Before I was sent the promo of the album, I wasn’t all that familiar with their music. And…

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    Trepalium – Voodoo Moonshine EP

    Voodoo Moonshine is the latest EP from absolutely bonkers French metallers Trepalium. When an album’s promo material describes it as being “for fans of Meshuggah, Pantera, and jazz with attitude”, you…