Inactivity apology and scheduling announcement

Hey altrocklifers! As I’m sure you can tell, the blog has been inactive for the past couple of weeks. This is because I visited home for two weeks before my third year of university gets started.

Unfortunately, this has led me to realise that I will not be able to sustain my previous blogging schedule of one update every Monday and Thursday any more.  Instead I will be updating when I have free time and if something of interest has happened in the music or fashion world.  For example, if an album I’m interested in is released, or I attend a gig, I’ll update.

I’d like to extend my apologies to you, my faithful altrocklife readers, and I hope to be less busy and updating as much as I used to very soon.

Thanks, and see you soon!


8 incredible tracks you need in your life – August 2015

August was a month of great new releases. Here’s a round-up of the best tracks hitting the airwaves last month.

Simple Plan – Boom

If you want some unapologetic punk rock with a star-studded music video to accompany it, this is the track for you.

Shinedown – State Of My Head

State Of My Head is a pop influenced upbeat track, with a chorus that gets stuck in your head far too easily.

Bring Me The Horizon – True Friends

If the rest of Bring Me The Horizon’s next record, That’s The Spirit, is as good as True Friends, it is going to be fantastic.

Iron Maiden – Speed Of Light

For fans of classic metal, Iron Maiden’s new track is a triumphant return.

Parkway Drive – Crushed

If you’re looking for a track with heavy religious themes, Crushed is the track for you! It’s from their latest album IRE, due out on September 25.

Trivium – Until The World Goes Cold

Trivium have changed things up leading up to their next album Silence In The Snow, due out October 2.  Vocalist Matt Heafy has ditched harsh vocals to work on melodic ones, and they definitely pay off on this track.

Nothing But Thieves – Wake Up Call

I include Nothing But Thieves in most of my ‘incredible tracks’ round-ups, but that’s just because they’re absolutely fantastic, and Wake Up Call is no exception.

Eagles Of Death Metal – Complexity

EODM’s next record is due out on October 2, and this upbeat track is a great indication of things to come.