Articles by Andy Little
The band’s bright synthy pop side is mostly forsaken for a storming passionate, energetic, and incredibly tight Indie punk assault. Le Butcherettes are currently cooking at a must see high temperature.
The self-confessed middle aged freaks have produced a record which showcases the many facets of their sound and more besides, this could, quite possibly, be their masterpiece. By Andy Little
There are plenty of tracks on World Gone Mad, which can be snugly added into their live set and keep the mosh pit in ecstatic slam circulating mood. – By Andy Little
In the run up to releasing their first proper album since 1990, Andy Little caught up with the founders and the driving force behind the band, Dave Callahan and Andy Golding, to find out more about the ideas and making of the said record.
Brant and his Low Desert Punk rockers may be men out of their time, but they have created an effortlessly sounding, unashamedly retro, sun drenched, bluesy, big fat spliff stoner rock vibe. – By Andy Little
Overall, ‘Low Country’ is a mixed achievement, some songs make the acoustic transition successfully others less so, and although this isn’t a bad album it does on the whole leave an underwhelming impression. – By Andy Little
Andy Little saw Canadian sludge powerhouse Dopethrone in London, with support from Gurt, Limb and Wizard Fight. “My ears were happily bleeding, all senses crushed by sheer brutal musical power.”
If any further evidence was needed, this album not only confirms, but enhances whole heartedly, that Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard are musically a match for their inspiring band name. ‘Y Proffwyd Dwyll’ is gloriously heavy in sound, and majestic in scope. – By Andy Little
Crobot come at you with an all knowing mischievous grin and a wink to confidently charm, seduce, and worm their way into your musical soul, while flying into orbit in a funky rock-et. – By Andy Little
Welsh monolithic crushing doomsters Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard are all set to release their new excellent second record ‘Y Proffwyd Dwyll’ at the end of September. Andy Little caught up with guitarist Paul Davies to find out more.
This album furthers the claim that the Thee Oh Sees are probably one of the most vital bands currently in circulation at the moment. – By Andy Little
Andy Little saw The Midnight Ghost Train and XII Boar at The Black Heart in London. “Tonight was a blast watching two bands who know how to rock with passion, zeal, and conviction.”
‘Lady In Gold’ sounds like a natural transformation and has indeed converted me into the Blues Pills thumbs up brigade. – By Andy Little
With the re-release of ‘The MCA Albums 1973-1975’, Andy Little dives into Budgie’s legacy as the hard rock and proto-metal powerhouse of the 70’s and 80’s.
Teri Gender Bender from Le Butcherettes kindly took time out to happily answer Andy Little’s questions on a diverse range of topics for Echoes and Dust.
The enjoyment of this record and, indeed band, will probably rest on your view and ultimately taste of how far you want your Led Zeppelin fix provided by someone else other than Jimmy Paige and the boys. – By Andy Little
The mood and tone is positively mellow, content, and upbeat in a laid back manner so one can be easily swept away by its beautiful guitar harmonies. And it boasts some of the best effortlessly sounding intricate guitar playing and interplay you will hear all year. Being lost has never sounded so good. By Andy Little
Crobot is coming over to Europe this month and shall be unleashing their second album pencilled in for an Autumn release on Nuclear Blast Records. Andy Little caught up with vocalist Brandon Yeagley who kindly reveals what to expect at the live shows, the bespoke new album, and a whole lot more.
Andy Little went to see Evil Blizzard at The Lexington. “A band who know exactly what they are doing regarding stage presence, theatrics, and creating a fully enhanced blistering mesh of varying music genres, which ultimately never distracts from an Evil Blizzard sound and look all of its own.”
Andy Little saw thrash metal legends Metal Church at The Camden Underworld with support by Belgium’s Bliksem. “A high degree of heavy metal prowess throughout.”
Raging Speedhorn are back and are close to release their new album ‘Lost Ritual. Andy Little caught up with guitarist Jim Palmer, who reveals all about the reformation, the making of the new album, the state of current extreme metal/hardcore music, and more besides.