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169 – Limp Bizkit, The War on Drugs, JPEGMAFIA and Rivers of Nihil

Welcome to another week of alternative music news, reviews and opinions courtesy of us here at Riot Act. Steve and Remfry start, pretty much immediately, by excitedly reviewing the recent Biffy Clyro gig at the Forum in London, before delving into this weeks releases, discussing the news that U2 have released a rubbish song (much to Steve’s disappointment but not shock), Porcupine Tree have reformed and that some Slipknot fans have set fire to a mosh pit… or something. We also pay tribute to legendary music writer Malcolm Dome, who we were very sad to learn passed away this week. RIP to the man who coined the term thrash metal and who has given both of us literally tens of thousands of words on some of our favourite music ever.

We then catch up on some recent releases that we feel are worth talking about from a truly mixed bag; Limp Bizkit, The War On Drugs, Don Broco, Jónsi, JPEGMAFIA, Marissa Nadler, Teethgrynder, Rivers of Nihil, Tom VR and Can’t Swim all have their latest albums discussed and dissected. There’s a lot of chat about the saxophone too. Nice.

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113 – Jónsi, Enslaved, Corey Taylor and Anaal Nathrakh

We have an exclusive ArcTanGent Festival announcement for you on this week’s show as we announce the line-up for Wednesday night … yes, ATG2021 will be four days of searing, riffgasmic Remfrycore and we have 10 bands to announce for you before any other outlet gets their greasy mitts on it. 

There are also reviews of the new albums by Jónsi, Enslaved, Corey Taylor, Anaal Nathrakh, Laura Jane Grace and Moor Mother. Plus congratulations are in order for IDLES on their #1 album and to Kilimanjaro Live boss Stuart Galbraith for attempting to give the government a kick up the arse by revealing a target date for live gigs to return in the UK. 

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