Have you been thinking “not enough riffs about this year.” May I introduce you to Dead Now and their absolute onslaught of churning, boiling noise?
Torche – Restarter
Bring on the boom. Torche are back. Repeat. Torche. Are. Back. What of Restarter? Well, it’s heavy – monstrously heavy, which is never a bad thing. It’s as if Torche have decided they want to crush the listener; compacting their body beneath a press constructed entirely out of hammering riffage.
Guest post: Jack Murray’s Top 10 Albums of 2014
Sometimes a great man comes along – a true inspiration to us all. He’s suave, witty, intelligent, handsome and charming. Also, there’s Jack Murray, who has selected his top 10 albums of 2014. Hey, he did it for 2012 and 2013, so there’s no reason to deny him the chance of sharing his knowledge, wisdom and bark-related puns with the rest of the readers. Woof, etc.
Lizard Hips’ Top 10 Albums of 2014
Let’s face it, there’s not going to be any more good albums released this year now. Well, that’s the impression that I get. I’ll stop with The Mighty Mighty Bosstones puns now and crack on. Below are my top 10 albums of 2014, plus a selection of “nearly made the cut, but are still really good albums that you should listen to.” Enjoy.
Tilts – Cuatro Hombres
Tilts (big pinball fans) have been kicking around for a few years, having funded their first album (Self-Titled) through a Kickstarter campaign; decided to repeat this success with their second effort, Cuatro Hombres (Four Men) achieving well over what they needed – by $2,500 – top work guys! Cuatro Hombres is 10 tracks of bursting, vibrant, raucous, beer-can-smashing rock ‘n roll.
Floor – Oblation
So, you’re waiting for the new Torche album huh? This should quench that thirst. Steve Brooks and Co. return with more riffs, sludge and doom-pop, including a songs about a war party, Don Quioxte’s horse and finding that perfect man. Floor are back – let’s get lower than before.