Last Hounds - Old Dreams album review

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An enjoyable, if overly derivative, take on hip hop-influenced, melodic, metallic hardcore. If they can start punching twice as hard then Last Hounds could fill a TRC-shaped gap in your life.

Since blagging his way onto the Hammer team a decade ago, Stephen has written countless features and reviews for the magazine, usually specialising in punk, hardcore and 90s metal, and still holds out the faint hope of one day getting his beloved U2 into the pages of the mag. He also regularly spouts his opinions on the Metal Hammer Podcast.