From The Archives | Mastodon – The Hunter

Album | The Hunter Artist | Mastodon Released | 2011 Genre | Progressive Rock, Progressive Metal Atlantan progressive sludge lords Mastodon return with a mature, hook-laden collection of riffalicious rock and metal. The Hunter is the band’s fifth studio album, coming just two years after the much lauded Crack the Skye. It is only the…

Hellyeah, Blood for Blood, Album Review, Fake Geeks

Album Review | Hellyeah – Blood for Blood

HELLYEAH announced the departure of both guitarist Greg Tribbett and bassist Bob Zilla back in February this year and chose to bring Bloodsimple’s Kyle Sanders in on bass. Following this news, it’s no wonder that the anticipation has been growing for the group’s fourth album Blood for Blood, the follow up to 2012’s Band of Brothers. Now it’s here and we’ve…

Rise Against | The Black Market | Album Review | Fake Geeks

Album Review | Rise Against – The Black Market

Punk rock has gone through a lot of dramatic changes since it’s politically-charged incarnation in the 1970s. Like other forms of alternative rock, it’s spawned a host of sub genres and fused with forms of metal, jazz and even reggae along the way, creating endless variations of fast paced beats & social venom. Through it…

Korn The Paradigm Shift Review - Fake Geeks

Album Review | Korn – The Paradigm Shift

Korn have been on a crusade since their incarnation 20 years ago and it seems that the nu-metal pioneers have never let up, never slowed down and never let their juggernaut of distortion run out of fuel. That said, it took 7 albums before guitarist Brian ‘Head’ Welch decided that the beast that Korn had…

Killer be Killed - Killer be Killed

Album Review | Killer Be Killed – Killer Be Killed

Killer Be Killed – Killer Be Killed A supergroup consisting of Max Cavalera (ex-Sepultura/Soulfly), Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan), Troy Sanders (Mastodon) and Dave Elitch (ex-The Mars Volta) Killer Be Killed was never going to fall on deaf ears, but to live up to the hype and expectation is a different feat entirely. With…

Wolfmother. New Crown. 2014, Album Review

Album Review | Wolfmother – New Crown

Wolfmother – New Crown By Michael Hill Five years since Wolfmother’s 2009 release Cosmic Egg Andrew Stockdale revives the Wolfmother moniker whilst keeping with the same musicians who were part of his solo album Keep Moving bringing some nice riffs, solos and lots of distortion to your speakers! For the most part Wolfmother’s New Crown…