Review: Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes – Modern Ruin (2017 – International Death Cult Records) 

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Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes - Modern Ruin

Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes – Modern Ruin

TL;DR – Modern Ruin is a sophisticated Punk album for the modern ages. Frank Carter has proved once again that there is more to him than the hardcore punk front man that we first met with Gallows.

Frank Carter is a name that has carved it’s way to the centre of the hardcore, punk and rock scene over the last 10 years. After first being unleashed with the furiously wild Gallows, Frank decided to try something slightly calmer in his second band, Pure Love. While this left some fans somewhat confused, Frank explained that he needed to escape the angry lyrics to keep his psyche in check.

After Pure Love decided to take a hiatus in 2014, we were left wondering what was going to happen next. Never being one to stay still for long, Frank Carter started exploring his heavier roots and thus The Rattlesnakes were formed. Their debut album, ‘Blossom‘ (★★★★½) was a rip-roaring frenzy of punk, hardcore and even some blues. ‘Modern Ruin‘ takes a step away from that again in to something a lot more refined. Continue reading

10 Albums That Impacted Me As A Teenager

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As some of you may be aware, there was a viral ‘Copy & Post’ going around Facebook recently of the 10 albums that impacted you most as a teenager. I thought I’d run with that and go a bit more in depth with each of my 10 choices. So here we go, in no particular order…

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2016: A Year in Review

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Ah 2016, the coffee stain on the desk that is the 2010’s. It’s certainly been a bit of a weird year! Politics have turned down a road that no-one expected. Not even those leading the way saw this coming! On top of this, there are claims of the year being cursed thanks to a constant stream of big name deaths from all corners of the entertainment industry. 2016 has certainly been a year that many want to be over! Continue reading