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...

4 Aerosmith songs we hope for at Download

Aerosmith are returning to Download Festival at Donington, England this coming weekend. Last time they played the festival was 2010. Just before that show it had looked as if it was all over for Stev...

10 of the greatest isolated vocals ever recorded

I was recently sacked from Musicscramble for a few minutes because I don’t like Travis. To aid in my recovery I ventured to YouTube in what usually starts as a few tracks here or there then int...

Glasgow bands who put the city on the map

With the Commonwealth Games en route and the Radio 1 Big Weekend not long finished I thought I’d take my monthly round-up slot in the direction of great bands from Glasgow. It goes without sayi...

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...