Deftones – Gore

Finding Deftones a fairly divisive group in the world of music, it maybe comes as no shock that I’m on the fence with the latest addition to a lengthy, varied and impressive catalogue of albums...

In defence of: Nu-Metal

As a genre, Nu-Metal gets very low respect from fans of other genres (metal fans in particular tend to be the worst offenders). It is understandable when on quick reflection people like Fred Durst sp...

The 5 best songs to open an album

A few of us from Musicscramble HQ went along to the Hydro to see Nine Inch Nails recently and pre-gig were chatting about Mad Season, a band I’d no dealings with. Graeme was kind enough to lend...

The Roundup: May 2013

Welcome to the first of a few new features planned for Musicscramble. Here in The Roundup it’s a bit of a free form editorial area for a look back at the month with no strict format to abide by...

Chi Cheng RIP 1970 – 2013

Deftones have announced the passing of bassist Chi Cheng. Chi had been in a semi conscious state following a car crash in 2008. In recent times he had shown some improvement including the ability to ...