Max Russell
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Max Russell has written for BandQuote, Black Sheep Newspaper, and now reports for the music section of The Young Folks.

Album Review: The Veronicas – “GODZILLA”

The Veronicas emerged out of a seven-year hiatus with not one but two albums for 2021. GODZILLA is the first of their 2021 albums, and it reintroduces the Australian sisters Jessica and Lisa Origliasso with a bang.

Album Review: SHAED – ‘High Dive’

Whether or not you have heard of SHAED, if you have turned on your radio in the past year, you have listened to their collaboration “Trampoline” with One Direction alumnus ZAYN. While initially a single, SHAED capitalized on “Trampoline’s” success…

EP Review: clipping. – ‘Wriggle (Expanded)’

Wriggle (Expanded) by clipping. shines when Daveed Diggs takes center stage, but the tracks wander whenever the spotlight moves away from the renowned wordsmith.

Album Review: Dropkick Murphys — ‘Turn Up That Dial’

Turn Up That Dial is their tenth studio album, and the Dropkick Murphys have kept all of their gusto along the way.

‘Let The Bad Times Roll’ review: The Offspring is back

Let the Bad Times Roll by The Offspring is in your face, a bit rambunctious, and accompanied by the one obligatory slow song.

The Legal Battle Over an Artist’s Music (Taylor’s Version)

Another chapter in the perpetual war between business and art was written this week, as Taylor Swift has rerecorded her album Fearless (Taylor’s Version). This begs the question, who actually owns an artist’s music? For the average fan, the answer…

“Nobody is Listening” review: ZAYN disappoints with uneven return

Zayn strives for a late-night bedroom R&B experience on his latest album Nobody is Listening. Each song is a slow jam meant to inspire lovemaking, but the result is monotone and repetitive. While Zayn can hit and hold long high…