You don’t always need to be reinventing the wheel to create good music and here’s a good example of that. wars’ debut album ‘We Are Islands, After All’ may have the familiar post-hardcore formula at its core, but the band bolster this with a relentless series of punishing riffs that make it stand out. Check out the full review at Punktastic and see where I’ve ranked this on the 2017 Album Leaderboard.

Rob Vicars’ screamed vocals add to the aggression, don’t be alarmed to find your hands instinctively balling into fists and your head banging forcefully along with the stomping drum patterns.