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Muse – Simulation Theory: Album Review

This album sounds like the scribblings of a deranged Scientologist, as Muse opt for weird and dorky rather than quality content. Matt Bellamy reached for the stars on Simulation Theory, presumably in the hope he could land on a UFO, but instead he ended up six feet under the musical surface; killing his band and any shred of credibility he had left in the process. Continue reading “Muse – Simulation Theory: Album Review”

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Richard Ashcroft – Natural Rebel: Album Review

On his latest solo release, The Verve’s frontman Richard Ashcroft sounds as worn out and beaten as the genre he blossomed from. It takes a special kind of man to release an album so littered with entitlement, but Ashcroft managed that with absolute ease on Natural Rebel; perhaps all those days he spent looking at himself in the mirror and doing cocaine to pretend he’s cool have caught up with the once idolised songwriter. Continue reading “Richard Ashcroft – Natural Rebel: Album Review”