Eminem: Recovery (2010) – Reviewed by Glenn Fosbraey

Rating: 8/10 Best Tracks: Space Bound; Love The Way You Lie; No Love On track Talkin' 2 Myself, Eminem declares that: 'Them last 2 albums didn't count/ Encore I was on drugs, Relapse, I was flushin' em out.' Any chance of a refund then, Mr Mathers? It's a dangerous tactic to rubbish your own records, …

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Muse: Showbiz (1999) – Reviewed by Glenn Fosbraey

Rating: 7/10 Best Tracks: Unintended; Cave If there's one word that describes Muse's music, it is 'Intense'. You know what you're getting with this band, no matter which album you pick up: heavy, unrelenting, biting music ... that's as dark as the night sky and hasn't got an ounce of optimism in it. If I'd …

David Bowie: The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars (1972)

Rating: 9/10 Best Tracks: Soul Love; Starman; Suffragette City; Rock 'N' Roll Suicide Another one of those albums that, for some reason, I've never got round to buying. Perhaps the constant hype put me off; or the fact that I never liked the song Ziggy Stardust as much as I was told I should; or …

Morrissey: Swords (2009) – Reviewed by Glenn Fosbraey

Rating: 6/10 Best Tracks: The Never Played Symphonies; Munich Air Disaster 1958; My Life Is A Succession Of People Saying Goodbye A 'B-sides' album  released in 2009, Swords is comprised of tracks recorded during the sessions of Morrissey's three  studio albums from the 2000s: You Are The Quarry, Ringleader Of The Tormentors, and Years Of Refusal. On Ringleader, …

The Best of British?!- By Becky Bye

    With widespread snow covering Britain in a festive flourish of white, we are forced to sit back and ask ourselves once again, why were we not prepared? It seems laughable that whilst countries such as Canada, Sweden, Iceland, and others where heavy snow is expected, life continues as normal, and the weather is no …

The 10 best Album Openers ever… Another very self-indulgent and very subjective list by Dixon James

Gimmie Shelter - The Rolling Stones (from Let It Bleed) The Sound Of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel (from Sounds Of Silence) The Fun Lovin' Criminal - The Fun Lovin' Criminals (from Come Find Yourself) Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Part 1) - Pink Floyd (from Wish You Were Here) Blitzkrieg Bop - The Ramones …