Salvation Bill – ‘Has Had It’ album review


Storytelling troubadour Salvation Bill (aka Ollie Thomas) returns with ‘Has Had It’ – a collection of seven songs that touch upon everything from financial struggles to the imminent and constant threat of death, although there’s some lightness along the way. The album opens with ‘Well Wishers’ and its slightly menacing and repeated mantra of ‘All…

Placebo – ‘Never Let Me Go’ album review


Placebo’s ‘Never Let Me Go’ – the duo’s eight album and first in almost a decade’ finds them trying to make sense of a world that is full of intolerance, division, over-reliance on technology and imminent environmental disaster… The album opens with ‘Forever Chemicals’ and it’s a distorted yet wonky industrial riff-driven piece with Brian…

Feeder – ‘Torpedo’ album review


Feeder follow up 2019’s ‘Tallulah’ album with ‘Torpedo’ – a collection of songs written and adapted during their extended break during the pandemic. This downtime gave the band more time to enhance demos, experiment with different aural textures and strike that delicate balance between darkness and light… The slow-burning and anthemic ‘The Healing’ opens the…