Veridian: 40826D

For a debut EP, this is impressive, and Veridian do a good impression of an American emo pop/punk band with half a dozen albums under their belt. That’s the problem with the sound of course: Veridian sound like any number of bands (You Me at Six, Mallory Knox, Fall Out Boy, Simple Plan) you’ve heard, […]

My Chemical Romance: The Black Parade/Living with Ghosts

You should all know the story of the Black Parade — all about dying of cancer (the black parade is what the dead patient sees in the afterlife), a young man reflects on life, the band all die at the end. It sold a gazillion copies. This is the 10th anniversary re-release. There’s not much […]

Gerard Way: Hesitant Alien

We were never massive fans of My Chemical Romance (too theatrical) but we like this solo album from the band’s main man a lot more. There are shades of MCR on here (No Shows) but mostly it’s arty glam/pop — Way is obviously a fan of British music from Bowie and Bolan to Britpop. Way’s […]