Album Review – Catfish and The Bottlemen “The Balcony”

Released today with Island Records, “The Balcony” is the debut album from Llandudno-based quartet Catfish and The Bottlemen. Apparently inspired by a busker in Australia (lead singer Van McCann’s home), the name of the band is questionable. What is not questionable, however, is the quality of yet another British band’s first LP. Maybe it’s time to disregard the…

Album Review – Royal Blood “Royal Blood”

With 3 months left in the year, we already have a clear winner as to the best debut album of 2014. The Brighton duo have created an attacking LP that is fuelled with aggression and has made the biggest impact on record sales for a debut since Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds entered the fray. With…