Ferocious, violent and savage (for the most part), Vein's debut LP bridges the gap between nu-metal and hardcore punk with ease.
Reunited with almost the entire original lineup, The Door to Doom is the strongest Candlemass album in years.
Having finally released new music after over a decade, Chaka Khan's new record is a strong, fun - and genre-hopping - comeback.
Bigger, brighter and better than their debut, TDCC's second album is a joy to listen to.
Turning an almost entirely electronic setup into a warm, folky soundscape, Milky Chance's debut is a unique little gem.
Having almost entirely ditched metal, Bring Me The Horizon's latest album is full of interesting ideas with terrible executions.
Both disgusted with nostalgia and revelling in it, TVAM's debut album is dark, deep and psychedelic as it gets.
A 50/50 split between soulful pop and hard-hitting funk instrumentals, Hill Climber is a mixed - but consistently fun - bag.
Going from loud and heavily layered to quiet and beautifully understated, Novo Amor's first solo album is a promising start.
Despite some signs of musical evolution and hitting new highs at their best, Greta Van Fleet don't always have a commanding Presence on their debut LP.