It might be over twenty years since Psychotic Waltz released an album but The God-Shaped Void makes it worth the wait.
The definitive Godsticks album – a reflection of the frustration of Darran Charles’ search for perfection. To be fair to Inescapable, he’s not too far off.
iamthemorning singer Mariana Semkina goes solo on the stunning Sleepwalking album out on Kscope. Not a sign of unicorns or cupcakes.
Dear Sienna by Aerialists – “a wonderful album that anyone with a taste for anything that could be described as Prog-Folk will play over and over.”
“If you’ve never heard anything about The Mayflower and the birth of the modern USA, these words and music could be your primer.” The words of Seth Lakeman on A Pilgrim’s Tale. Out now on BMG.
A Situation by Wrangler – “a beautifully brooding set of ten songs that dials up the darkness.”
Gill Landry – aka Frank Lemon – releases his fifth solo offering, Skeleton At The Banquet.
Delain return with Apocalypse & Chill that sees them upping their game once more in their unstoppable rise to the premier league of melodic and symphonic heavy rock.
The Muggs are a blues rock trio from Detroit, Michigan. Slave To Sound Volume 5 is another in a line of solid blues rock releases.
Fourth album from Eyelids – The Accidental Falls on Decor Records – combines the lush with the loud noise of refined rock and roll.
New album from The Lone Bellow – Half Moon Light on Dualtone Records – from the trio who hail from Brooklyn, New York.
Finnish folksters Frigg commemorate twenty years of music-making with a celebratory set of exuberant and evocative tunes.
There Is No Other by former Belle & Sebastian singer Isobel Campbell – “One of those albums you can enjoy whatever your mood is.”
Arborist’s second album, A Northern View, raises the question of Northern Ireland’s troubled perspective. Jon Kean provides the insight.
Four track EP of stage favourites from Welsh thrash merchants Helldown.