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Song of the Day: Vincent by Fightstar

It’s a cover of the Don Mclean song and it’s wonderful. Vincent is performed in a different way from most of Fightstar’s other songs. Instead of the usual ferocity that comes from each band member with their usual rock songs, lead singer Charlie Simpson strips it all back, doing what could have been a cringe-worthy acoustic performance, andcompletely pulls it off. (more…)

Songs for the Days: Will Smith Solves the Rubik’s Cube by Bear Cavalry and Survival by Muse

I missed posting yesterday’s Song of the Day, for which I apologise profusely. I will make up for it by giving you two songs today!

The one for yesterday (14 July) is a track from local band Bear Cavalry. Will Smith Solves the Rubik’s Cube, while randomly named, is actually pretty catchy. (more…)

Song of the Day: Grey by Gideon’s Demise

As you already know from my interview with lead singer Gideon Towers, I have a lot of love for this band’s music. They have a lot of decent tracks, Fusion being a favourite, yet Grey is also one of their most memorable. (more…)

Song of the Day: Free Again by Ideal Zero

Hey look, a female-fronted band from America! Am I going to be ever so predictable and compare them Evanescence?



Well, Evanescence are utter rubbish and Ideal Zero are not. It’s as simple as that. (more…)

Official Single of the London 2012 Olympic Games

Apocalypse Please

Apocalypse Please (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

So, the Olympics will soon be upon us and just like with every other major event that happens ever, an official single has been released. Thankfully this time it’s not some sappy piece of rubbish by a boy band that could be accused of being just as sappy, nor is it a massive collaboration of the big artists of the moment. It’ not some has-been trying to force themselves back onto the public conscience. It’s simply Muse…. (more…)