Week In Retrospect - Sunday 3. October

Posted by AP on 04/10/10

Another week of graceful non-profit volunteer work is thus behind us, and look at the amount of fresh content. We give without asking in return - the philanthropic webzine that we are. This is the ultimate rock n' roll charity box, and the 20 album reviews, 4 gig reviews, and countless news stories are our way of showing appreciation for the music that shapes our lives. Sounds cheesy, but rest assured we mean every word of it.


In less philosophical news, we are rapidly moving ahead with the new design, with some key improvements already in place and functional. We are trying to create a far more user-friendly and modern experience for visitors to our website and while the functional changes are less apparent than those related to design, we trust that in time you will grow to appreciate the clever ideas that Mr. Nick Bishop (NB) has incorporated into the new site. That is, when it actually comes out - and we hope this will happen before the turn of the decade.


Expect lots more content coming you way this week, (tentatively) including coverage of concerts by Marionette, The Dillinger Escape Plan, You Me At Six, Architects, My Vancouver and The Psyke Project, as well as a number of highly anticipated, big album reviews. Don't forget to keep recommending us to anyone who might have even the slightest interest in what we are doing, and, if you still haven't, like our Facebook page.


Albums Of The Week:

Man Overboard - Real Talk

Malevolent Creation - Invidious Dominion

No Hawaii - Snake My Charms

October Falls - A Collapse Of Faith


Live Reviews:

Heidenfest @ Islington Academy, London

Trigger The Bloodshed @ BETA, Copenhagen

Bury Tomorrow @ Joiners, Southampton

Mercenary @ The Rock, Copenhagen


Album Reviews: (Ordered by date of submission)

Man Overboard - Real Talk [8]

Malevolent Creation - Invidious Dominion [8]

This Is Divine - These Human Ruins EP [5]

Boys With Xray Eyes - Oh My! How We Terrify EP [7]

Mares Of Thrace - The Moulting [4]

VersaEmerge - Fixed At Zero [7]

Mouga - Ther God And Devil's Schnapps [7]

Hey Monday - Beneath It All EP [5½]

Warvictims - Domedag [6½]

Thinking Machines - Worktapes [7]

This Drama - Tarantula Mata [6½]

Papa Roach - Time For Annihilation [7]

Thy Disease - Anshur-Za [7½]

Goo Goo Dolls - Something For The Rest Of Us [7]

No Hawaii - Snake My Charms [8]

Imicus - Animal Factory [6]

Braindead - Weapons Of The Weak [7]

October Falls - A Collapse Of Faith [8]

Kingdom Of Sorrow - Behind The Blackest Tears [7]

Funeral For A Friend - The Young And Defenceless EP [7½]


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