If you title your new album Start Something, you’d better actually do something. So it’s a good thing that Lostprophets can walk the walk. These Welsh boys hit the ground running with the radio hit “Last Train Home,” which may have laid the tracks for “Make a Move” and “Burn, Burn” to find their way to your car stereo. In fact, the entire album is fierce, loud and raw. It’s so strong that we’re willing to forgive Lostprophets for trouncing around with MTV on the Campus Invasion Tour. The group will headline a U.S. tour before blitzing off to Europe with Metallica, which we can also forgive. These crushing rhythms and unapologetic vocals can make up for just about anything. And with enough time and exposure, these Lostprophets might just finish what they’ve started.

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