THE KING IS BLIND – “Our Father”

Kicking off with the true essence of Napalm Death, you know from first contact that Our Father is going to heavily present one thing; classic, European leaning death metal. The aesthetic Verdigris of international anarcho-punk smears the surface of every track, and some supreme tangents of doom break for air, but still, it is a sound which is death to (or perhaps from) its core. Continue reading

The Modern Alternative Scribes’ Top Albums Of 2013

This has been incredibly difficult to compile for a number of reasons, but is going to press incomplete as Scott has not submitted his list in time.  I am sure the bins of Malaysia do not know what has hit them…

Anyway, without further ado, here are the combined TMA Scribes’ Top Albums Of 2013:

1             New Model Army – “Between Dog And Wolf

2             Atlantean Kodex – “The White Goddess

3             Àrsaidh  (now called Saor) – “Roots

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NEW MODEL ARMY & Monster Jaw – Live @ The Garage, Aberdeen (12/11/2013)

NMA Aberdeen 12112013The first and Northernmost night of the UK Tour, Bradford’s New Model Army thrill Aberdeen in support of their latest highly acclaimed album, “Between Dog And Wolf”.

With a formidable live reputation they always have their own achievements to be measured against, and tonight as ever, the legendary Rock Band do so with ease and deliver another incendiary show that puts the majority of bands to shame. Continue reading