I first took notice of Colson Baker, better known as Machine Gun Kelly, when he released Rap Devil in 2018. When the back and forth with Eminem died down I thought my journey with Kelly was over, and if you’d told me then that in 2020 he would release a pop-punk album with Blink-182 drummer … More Tickets To My Downfall, Machine Gun Kelly (Album Review)
Blink-182 have been together for a staggering 28 years and throughout that time have released eight albums and gone through a number of lineup changes. After all this time they are still the kings of pop-punk and are still one of my favourite bands. This ranking was very difficult and required a few last-minute listens, … More Blink-182 Albums Ranked Worst to Best!
It’s been a while now since I’ve discovered an artist and been instantly hooked. I tend to find these days that my excitement for artists ends after listening to one song…maybe two. With Silver Torches though, I knew from the first time listening through their songs that they were exactly the kind of band I … More Bermuda Dunes, Silver Torches (Album Review)
Having a favourite band is like supporting a football team. You stick with them through the highs and lows and you never give up on them. Blink-182 is one of my favourite bands – always has been and most probably always will be. Over the last few months though being a fan of Blink-182 has … More NINE, Blink-182 (Album Review)
You Me At Six have had an interesting career. On the one hand, they’ve sold out Wembley Arena, toured America, and secured a number one album with Cavalier Youth in 2014. On the other hand, they’ve faced personal battles which has almost resulted in the breaking up of the band on multiple occasions. In 2019 … More Gunnersville Festival 2019 Review
With a history spanning almost five decades, Reading Festival is one of the UK’s most globally recognised and appreciated festivals and has seen countless iconic artists head up their main stage over the years. From Nirvana’s critically acclaimed headline set in 1992, to Green Day performing Dookie in its entirety in 2013, Reading has had … More The AS4S Ultimate Guide to Surviving Reading Festival
Twenty years after the release of their debut self-titled album, Iowan metal giants Slipknot have stuck (nine) middle fingers up to the haters and proven that decades of relentless tours, lineup changes, deaths and a decline in the popularity of rock and metal music has far from defeated them. Their sixth studio album ‘We Are … More We Are Not Your Kind, Slipknot (Album Review)
It’s been a pretty hectic year so far in the music world. Liam Gallagher has sold out arenas for the first time since Oasis split in 2009, Ryan Adams has cancelled the release of his three new albums following allegations of sexual misconduct being made against him, and Slipknot have released their heaviest track since … More AS4S Mid-Year Review 2019
To celebrate the release of Sum 41’s album Order In Decline, I decided to rank all seven of their studio albums from worst to best! I’ve not included live albums, compilations or Half Hour of Power. This is the first ‘ranked’ article by AS4S and it was a lot of fun to write! If you … More Sum 41 Albums Ranked Worst to Best!
Last Friday welsh indie-rockers Catfish and the Bottlemen released their third album, The Balance, three months after teasing fans with opening track Longshot. To put it simply, if you’re a fan of Catfish’s first two albums, 2014’s The Balcony and 2016’s The Ride, and want more of the same then you won’t dislike this album. … More The Balance, Catfish and the Bottlemen (Album Review)