The new album from Papa Roach is less teenage angst more radio-ready rock
Never has an album and its moniker been so mismatched as this mostly live effort. Judging by the title alone, you’ll be expecting a full-throttle affair loaded with blood-thirsty ballads and riffery so heavy it could have a bludgeoning effect at 50 paces. However, what spills out ‘nicely’ into the airwaves is a collection of radio-ready rockers (including a couple of new Fall Out Boy-esque tracks), that even your nan would think are pleasant background sonics for her domino meetings down the community centre. That’s not to say ‘Time For Annihilation’ isn’t very good, just if you like Pink and other commercial rock, you’re going to love this.
In RS197 we welcome back rock’s most controversial son to the cover of Rock Sound. PLUS we speak to Asking Alexandria’s Ben Bruce about his upcoming solo album, Emma Blackery and Against The Current are welcomed with opens arms and you’ll get eight classic Time Warp posters of your favourite bands.