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Album artwork of 'Drunk Tank Pink' by Shame

‘Quite comfortably the best thing I've listened to this year’ - André and Andrew listen to Shame

Crunchy guitars and relentless percussion abound in Shame's new record 'Drunk Tank Pink'. Yes we're two weeks into the year, but a highlight all the same.

By André Dack & Andrew Bridge

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André and Fred listen to r/qotsa’s Best Of album

r/qotsa put together the ultimate Queens of the Stone Age playlist: ...Vulgar Songs for Villains (Rated R). We put it to the test.

By André Dack & Frederick O'Brien

Album artwork of 'As You Were' by Liam Gallagher

“Looks like Oaysis have competition” – André and Fred listen to Liam Gallagher

"Looks like Oaysis have competition." André and Fred's first impressions of 'As You Were', the debut solo album by professional manc Liam Gallagher.

By André Dack & Frederick O'Brien

Album artwork of 'Melodrama' by Lorde

“This is like a classy Disney tune” – André and Fred listen to Lorde

“This is like a classy Disney tune” – André and Fred listen to Lorde

By André Dack & Frederick O'Brien

Album artwork of 'Hardwired... to Self-Destruct' by Metallica

“Show those ruffians how it’s done” – André and Fred listen to Metallica

Metallica roll back the years with a tight, rollicking ride, wiping the smug looks off our faces in the process.

By André Dack & Frederick O'Brien