Pink Floyd’s final and most emotive masterpiece

PFFullPink Floyd’s “The Endless River”… an homage to a lost friend, a seamless journey through musical space, an instrumental end to a most profound story that is, by all accounts, louder than words. Continue reading

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The 10 Albums That Defined NfNBlog’s Year

The year 2014 was quite big in the music world. The Black Keys showed they aren’t a band who will quickly be forgotten with the release of “Turn Blue”; David Gilmour and Nick Mason collectively as Pink Floyd released another record; The Foo Fighters delved into music-documentary waters with the HBO TV show “Sonic Highways” and AC/DC announced that Malcolm Young was ill, their nephew Stevie Young would take his place, Phil Rudd (the drummer) was arrested (and later released) and yet the band STILL managed to release their new album, “Rock Or Bust”. Continue reading

The Foo Fighters Rediscover Rock & Roll

One of the most popular bands in the world, the Foo Fighters, travel through America and with a little help from their friends along the way recorded “Sonic Highways”, one of the best records the band has released. Continue reading

Robert Plant’s ceaseless roar

Robert Plant shifts through space and time with his new album, “Lullaby…and the Ceaseless Roar”

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Judas Priest’s metal redemption

Heavy metal legends Judas Priest redeem themselves with their new metal album! Continue reading

Ravenscroft – “Cosmic Plan” (2014)

Rock & roll is not dead

Many rock critics out there will cynically write about how “rock music is dead” and how everything is now “sample this” or “remix that” but California hard-rock band Ravenscroft seem to be on a mission to dissprove this theory with their debut album, “Cosmic Plan” Continue reading

Godsmack release new album, “1000hp”

1000 Horse power of energy

American hard rockers Godsmack have released their brand new album “1000hp” and by the sound of it, the band is as hard as ever!

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Metallica – “Ride the Lightning” (1984)

A 30 year old masterpiece

1984 was a year filled with good and bad. Indian Prime Minister Indira Ghandi was assassinated, the USSR boycotted the Olympic Games and an IRA bomb exploded in Brighton. The same year the MTV Video Music Awards made its debut, “Ghostbusters” and “The Terminator” were popular in cinemas, Wham released “Wake Me Up, Before You Go” and Metallica released their thunderous LP, “Ride the Lightning”. Continue reading

The Black Keys – “Turn Blue” (2014)

Heartache and melancholy guitars

“Turn Blue” is album numero eight from blues/rock duo The Black Keys and is more of a guitar-orientated record than their hit 2011 release “El Camino”. Released in May of 2014, “Turn Blue” isn’t as ‘poppy’ as their previous album and harks back to some of their earlier work such as 2006’s “Magic Potion” and 2008’s “Attack & Release”. Continue reading

Wolfmother – “New Crown” (2014)

wolfmother - new crownThe Wolf Unleashed

March 23rd saw the rather unexpected digital release of Wolfmother’s new album, “New Crown” via the online music site Bandcamp. Shortly afterwards it was avaliable for download via iTunes and a CD and vinyl release are expected soon.

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