Month: September 2018

Album Review: Paradise Lost – Believe In Nothing Remixed/Remastered Re-Release

Album Review: Paradise Lost – Believe In Nothing Remixed/Remastered Re-Release

Believe In Nothing was one of those rare albums which managed to be a disappointment and also be underrated at the same time. When it was originally released in 2001 I don’t think anyone was happy with it. Paradise Lost fans either wanted the band to return to their goth metal roots or take the band’s newer electro inspired sound to another level. The record label wanted them to become more mainstream. I don’t think the band really knew what they wanted but they weren’t allowed an opinion if the rumours surrounding the album are correct. Having said that Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Album Reviews
Shining Set To Release Animal On The 19th Of October

Shining Set To Release Animal On The 19th Of October

Shining who recently announced their intention to BLOW THE DOORS OFF with new album Animal, have shared a lyric video for the title track alongside a huge run of European dates. 

Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist & songwriter, frontman Jørgen Munkeby comments, “while writing these songs we always thought about how we could make sure they would sound awesome in a live setting. Now we finally get to play them there! In club somewhere in Europe, with a sweaty and excited audience screaming along! Can’t wait to see you all there!” Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith
Solar Guitars A1.6ET WHM Review

Solar Guitars A1.6ET WHM Review

Solar Guitars have been making a bit of a splash recently. The man behind them, Ola Englund, will be known to many of you as the guitarist from The Haunted, Feared and a YouTube sensation. Having split from Washburn in 2017 he created his own brand, Solar Guitars and put his years of experience into creating to the perfect guitars for modern metal.

Has he been successful? There’s only one way to find out… Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Gear
How Many Guitars Do I Need?

How Many Guitars Do I Need?

It’s an age-old question. Is there such a thing as too many guitars?

I’ll be honest, I find it a tough question to answer. Mainly because I always seem to want another. I’ll be feeling pretty happy with the guitars I have, then I’ll suddenly start visiting guitar websites and looking at different models.

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Posted by Mark Smith in Guitar Discussion