Category: Music

REVIEW : Kingslayer by Massacre Conspiracy

By A.Akbar Malaysian metalcore supremos Massacre Conspiracy released a killer 6-track EP entitled KINGSLAYER a couple of months ago, which was recorded at their very own studio and mixed/mastered by our favorite local underground producer, Nash Muhandes. After the success of Lost Holocaust in 2013, MC16 have set out to once again prove to us that local bands can produce music that rivals top-notch international acts like As I Lay Dying. Every track on the EP is heavily driven by chugging melodic guitar riffs, ear-pounding drums and a tinge of ambient synth here and there. This comes as no...

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Axl Rose is the new singer of AC/DC… (Kind of)

Following the departure of the iconic voice of Brian Johnson due to concerns of losing his hearing, AC/DC fans may have despaired of ever finding a singer to match the pipes Brian brought to the table on songs like ‘Back in Black’ and ‘Thunderstruck’. Well,  those of you already on board the Rock or Bust The World tour will be relieved that vocal duties will be picked up by an equally iconic singer in Axl Rose. While Rose is definitely a worthy replacement, he brings his own particular bag of problems to the table– notorious for leaving shows as...

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JOOX Artist of the Week: Halsey

American singer-songwriter Halsey has released a new version of one of her songs for the latest movie in town, The Huntsman: Winter’s War, which stars Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt and Jessica Chastain. Halsey reworked Badlands LP highlight, “Castle” and released a newly tweaked single for the movie on April 8th, 2016. The menacing tunes of the original have been replaced with strings, which brings the regal anthem into the fairy-tale world of Snow White and Evil Queen Ravenna. Halsey recently made her MTV Movie Awards debut, as she performed this new soundtrack jam with fake snowflakes swirling...

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NEW RELEASE: Hujan releases “Jika Sempat”

Local legends Hujan have just released their first album in 4 years, the much anticipated “Jika Sempat“. Fans have been teased for the past few months by vocalist Noh Salleh on his public Instagram account, prompting a large demand for new material from the indie powerhouse. Hujan successfully launched the album at Slate @ the Row 2 days ago in a collaboration with Hotlink. Hujan is the second band to release a comeback album after Bittersweet came out with their latest banger last week, and rumors are suggesting that One Buck Short and Laila’s Lounge might follow suit. Sempatkan...

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Fall Together by the Temper Trap

By A.Akbar After the success of Conditions and their self-titled album, the Australia-based quartet have announced that they will be releasing their third album, titled “Thick as Thieves“. To celebrate the announcement, the band posted a sneak peek of what to expect in this third outing with a brand new song; “Fall Together“. Fall together with the Temper Trap below....

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