‘Kill ‘Em All’ by Metallica at 40

Heavy metal giants Metallica released their debut album ‘Kill ‘Em All’ on 25 July 1983 via independent label Megaforce Records, marking 40 years of a headbanging classic. Wielding an arsenal of pummelling riffs deployed at high velocity, Metallica were among the primary players of the new breed of heavy metal that emerged in the early…

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New Music: ‘I Am Not Myself’ Hotel Mira

Canadian alt-rock quartet Hotel Mira embrace the power of change on their transformative new full-length album ‘I Am Not Myself’. Released via Light Organ Records, ‘I Am Not Myself’ is a self-reflective, semiautobiographical contemplation of identity. Across 12 tracks, the album reveals a fascinating insight into the psyche of Hotel Mira vocalist Charlie Kerr, who…

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40 Years Of ‘Pyromania’ By Def Leppard

This year celebrating its 40th anniversary, ‘Pyromania’ was released on 20 January 1983 and remains one of Def Leppard’s greatest albums. ‘Pyromania’ is the album that transformed Def Leppard from a British heavy metal band into international rock superstars. It represents a significant shift in musical direction for the band that redefined their sound and…

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New Music: Foley Drop Debut Album ‘Crowd Pleaser’

New Zealand electro-pop duo Foley, featuring vibrant multi-instrumentalists Ash Wallace and Gabriel Everett, have released their highly anticipated debut album ‘Crowd Pleaser’. Foley have made significant impact already as formidable players in Aotearoa’s current pop movement and listeners became instantly immersed in the pair’s crystalline vocals, sharp pop production and infectious rhythms. “Crowd Pleaser is…

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Feature: ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ at 50

‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ was released 1 March 1973 and this year celebrates its 50th anniversary. Over the past 50 years, ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ has taken its rightful place atop the echelon of the world’s greatest albums ever. It remains one of the best-selling and most critically acclaimed records of all time,…

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News: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Announce New Album

By: Matt Innes This November will see the release of the highly-anticipated third album from Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. Entitled ‘Who Built The Moon’, it is the result of a two-year creative collaboration with renowned DJ and composer David Holmes and represents a marked alteration in the course Noel Gallagher’s songwriting. The record brings…

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DJ Soup – ‘Souperloops’

Feeling blue? Under the weather? Sounds like you could use a nice, hot bowl of soup…DJ Soup that is. Take fresh samples, combine with phat, earthy beats and a handful of funk, and mmm-mmm electric hip hop never tasted so good. DJ Soup’s debut album is the perfect remedy for the tasteless, lacklustre musical recipes…

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DJ Soup – ‘From Anuva Planet’

DJ Soup returns for another piping hot serve of his delicious electronic hip hop, created with love and care in his sonic kitchen. This album sees the Australian DJ and producer create more layered soundscapes with a mix of sampling and original beats, resulting in a record that is more than just a collection of…

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