For bands from the mid-’00s, it’s like the first 20 minutes of ‘Saving Private Ryan’ out there. If you’re not Arctic Monkeys, Kings Of Leon, The Killers or Kasabian –…

Going back to your roots can be a good thing, particularly if you haven’t dyed your hair in a while, and it’s Maximo Park’s turn to go back to theirs…

There’s something brilliantly knowing and straightforward about how Maxïmo Park’s comeback album begins with a one-minute piano brush called ‘When I Was Wild’, on which singer Paul Smith sings redemption…

Alot’s happened since Maxïmo Park first scissor-kicked their way onto the scene in 2004. After the New Rock Revolution alongside The Futureheads, The Cribs and Bloc Party came the inevitable…

There’s something admirable in the way that Newcastle’s bounciest sons Maxïmo Park just get bloody well stuck in there. They don’t dance around the point or pause to consider how…

The first, tantalisingly taut glimpse of the band’s upcoming fourth LP appears to be a timely and very angry rumination on the shabby state of our nation. Although given its…