Review of A Day To Remember’s New Single – Mindreader

A short fortnight ago, A Day To Remember released the third single from their soon-to-be-released album, “You’re Welcome”.

What’s been interesting about what we’ve heard so far from the album is the huge stylistic differences between each track. Degenerates felt like an unnecessarily poppy effort that was aiming to follow on from the track “Rescue Me”, released alongside Marshmello earlier in the year. It still had a part of that trademark A Day To Remember sound, but somehow felt different.

Then we got Resentment, which sounded WAY more like an A Day To Remember track. In many ways the polar opposite to Degenerates, this track has a huge sound and will definitely be satisfying for those that enjoy the heavier punches ADTR like to pull.

Mindreader is a different beast to both of these tracks. The track instantly opens with a catchy riff, with a vocal line that sounds familiar to perhaps something that either Falling In Reverse or Good Charl…

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Enter Shikari Album Review – Nothing is True and Everything is Posible.

This review is somewhat of a special one for me. 15 Years ago I was helping run the doors at the Pioneer Youth Club in St. Albans, Herts where fabulous bands such as Gallows, Your Demise and Enter Shikari were regulars. I remember being there for the sold out ‘Anything Can Happen in the Next Half Hour’ EP release show in 2004. So many people turned up for that night, we could barely manage the crowd. I remember the finger lights, I remember the human pyramids, I remember the hysteria. For these reasons, it’s hard not to be rooted in the ‘Take to the Skies’ and ‘Common Dreads’ Shikari era. All that however, is in the past, and we can’t live in the past, so let’s see how Enter Shikari are shaping up in the present.

Back in 2004, the Shikari Myspace page described themselves as ‘Post Punk’ but rapidly became known for their ‘Genre Terrorism’ (Term borrowed from Sonic Boom Six), eclectically smashing together sounds from across the musical spectrum in to a unique…

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