Tag Archives: middle class rut

Album Review: Middle Class Rut

Album Review: Middle Class Rut
Album: No Name, No Colour
Label: Bright Antenna

If you need a modern musical definition of the word ‘cohones’, then look no further than the sound of Middle Class Rut. No Name, No Colour is one hell of a ballsy recording, made even more astounding by how such a gigantic sound has come from just two members – Zack Lopez and Sean Stockham are making a case for being one of the loudest duets in rock at the moment. Continue reading Album Review: Middle Class Rut

Live Review: …and you will know us by the trail of dead/Middle Class Rut

Live Review: …and you will know us by the trail of dead + Middle Class Rut
Venue: Electric Ballroom, London
Date: 23rd April 2009

The last time I saw Trail of Dead was supporting Audioslave at the Brixton Academy, which seems like absolutely years ago. They completely failed to impress me back then with their noisy and disjointed performance, rounded-up with an immature and pathetic attempt at being ‘rock and roll’ by smashing up their instruments. In the years that both band and I have had to grow up and develop, would this second viewing result in a different reaction? Continue reading Live Review: …and you will know us by the trail of dead/Middle Class Rut