EP Review: Bastette – Exposed

“Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?” Was a question once posited by one of, if not the, most magnificent bands to walk this earth. Pop rock marvels Bastette continue to ponder the notion on their new EP, Exposed, through the lens of 2021 and their own personal experiences. As we hit a … Continue reading EP Review: Bastette – Exposed

Classic Cover: Bad Touch – Twenty-Five Miles (original by Edwin Starr)

We love a good cover at Moshville Times. We're also rather partial to Bad Touch. So it would be negligent of us not to tell you about their latest recording. No strangers to a cover or two such as their version of Kiki Dee's "I've Got the Music in Me" or their collaboration with Mollie Marriott … Continue reading Classic Cover: Bad Touch – Twenty-Five Miles (original by Edwin Starr)

Album Review: The Metallica Blacklist

Metallica’s Black Album claims its place in musical history for numerous reasons, all of which have been discussed to death for the past three decades. Whilst its critical response and subsequent legacy has become overblown at this stage, it features Metallica at a crossroads. It would go onto to become the last good Metallica release … Continue reading Album Review: The Metallica Blacklist

Album Review: Florence Black – Weight of the World

Wales’ contribution to musical is a diverse one – legends such as Ivor Novello, Motörhead's Phil Campbell (and his Bastard Sons), Tom Jones, Bullet For My Valentine’s early material and of course, H from Steps. More recently, we’ve had some great rock bands come out of the nation like Häxan, Those Damn Crows, Everyday Heroes … Continue reading Album Review: Florence Black – Weight of the World

EP Review: Haggard Cat – Cheer Up

Whilst every band collectively had their teeth kicked in by the inability to tour with the exception of Smashmouth (they really weren’t the sharpest tools in the shed, were they?), not many got it worse than Haggard Cat. Releasing their second album, Common Sense Holiday, in March 2020 with a tour in the same month … Continue reading EP Review: Haggard Cat – Cheer Up

Motörhead announce greatest hits collection Everything Louder Forever

Motörhead... a life force, an energy, an attitude and the loudest, meanest, dirtiest music to smash the 20th and 21st centuries. With a bastard sound comprising an unholy synergy of rock, punk and heavy metal, Motörhead comes coated in relentless, ear-curdling power. They were life-changing for millions, carrying a spirit and approach to life and … Continue reading Motörhead announce greatest hits collection Everything Louder Forever