Sheila

Former Editor, Team Co-ordinator as well as PR, news poster, pass requester, Ex-Scottish Team Leader for PM since 2011 \m/ \m/ Also owner of the infamous Garfield L'arpie, who is a official mascot of RACPA UK. Check out RACPA UK (Rock Against Child Pornography and Abuse UK) http://www.racpauk.org/

Therapy? interview at Hellfest 2014

I spoke to the Therapy? trio at this years Hellfest. We discuss the band, their recent tour, new album, upcoming shows including Andy’s Solo Acoustic shows and their plans for the rest of the year. Therapy? are: Andy Cairns – Guitar & Vocals Michael McKeegan – Bass Neil Cooper – …

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1349 interview with Frost at Hellfest 2014

I had the pleasure of speaking to Frost the drummer from 1349  at this year’s Hellfest. We discuss the band, their new album MCoC – Massive Cauldron of Chaos as well as their new single ‘Slaves‘, the metal scene and much more. 1349: Ravn – Vocals Seidemann – Bass Archaon …

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Skid Row Press Conference at Hellfest 2014

I sat in on the Skid Row Press Conference at this years Hellfest after they had played their superb set. They answer various questions about the band, their new EP which is to be released in August, their plans and much more. Skid Row: Johnny Solinger – Vocals Scotti Hill …

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Skyclad interview at Hellfest 2014

I had the pleasure of chatting to Steve, Georgina. Kevin and Arron from Skyclad at this year’s Hellfest. We discuss their set, the band, the music scene, forthcoming gigs & festivals including Bloodstock, new material and more. Skyclad: Kevin Ridley Georgina Biddle Steve Ramsey Graeme ‘Bean’ English Arron Walton Links: …

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Supuration interview with Ludovic Loez at Hellfest 2014

I spoke to Ludovic from Supurationat this year’s Hellfest. We discuss the band, Hellfest, the music scene, new album, their plans and more. Supuration: Ludovic Loez –  keyboards, bass, guitars & vocals Fabrice Loez – sampler & guitars Thierry Berger – drums Frédéric Fiévez – bass Links: https://www.facebook.com/sup.supuration/ http://www.supuration.fr/

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Mos Generator interview at Hellfest 2014

I spoke to the guys from Mos Generator at this year’s Hellfest. We discussed the band, mucis scene, shows and their up & coming plans and more. Mos Generator : Tony Reed – Guitar, Vocals & Keyboards Shawn Johnson – Drums Scooter Haslip – Bass Links: https://www.facebook.com/MosGenerator http://heavyheadsuperstore.storenvy.com/

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Incantation interview at Hellfest 2014

I spoke to the guys from Incantation at this year’s Hellfest. We discuss the band, their current tour, metal scene and more! Jurga recently reviewed & shot their Glasgow gig at Audio – click here to read it Incantation: John McEntee – Guitar, Vocals Chuck Sherwood – Bass Kyle Severn …

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Svart Crown interview with JB at Hellfest 2014

I spoke to JB from Svart Crown at this year’s Hellfest. We dicuss what they have been up to since I last spoke to him at Hellfest lasyt year, their recent tour, the French Metal Scene, Hellfest and more! Svart Crown: JB Lebail: Vocals/Guitar C.Flandrois : Guitar L.Veyssiere: Bass guitar …

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Eths interview at Hellfest 2014

I spoke to Staif and Rachel from Eths at this year’s Helllfest. We discuss their previous Youtube hit single ‘Crucifere’, the metal scene, the band and what their plans are. Eths: Staif – Guitar & Vocals (1999) Yom – Drums (1999-2006, since 2011) Damien – Low (since 2011) Rachel – …

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CJ WILDHEART to release first solo album “Mable” in August

CJ Wildheart is set to release ‘Mable’, his first solo album in 7 years. Having initially teamed up with Pledgemusic to run a preorder campaign, the album is set for a commercial release through Devilspit Records on 4th August 2014. “Mable” is basically me working in my home studio throughout …

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Savage Messiah’s Lead singer Dave Silver embarks on 161 mile bike ride for Charity!

Savage Messiah’s front man David Silver is taking part in this years Heavy Metal Truant Bike ride in aid of the Nordoff Robbins Charity! The bike ride idea started in 2012, where manager of IRON MAIDEN, RON SMALLWOOD, and Metal Hammer Editor-in-Chief ALEXANDER MILAS started the idea of influential people …

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MODERN BASEBALL announce Headline UK/Ireland tour in September

Philadelphia’s Modern Baseball have announced a headline UK/Ireland tour off the back of recent dates with Real Friends and Slam Dunk Festival. Sept 17th Victoria Inn, Derby* Sept 18th Undertone, Cardiff* Sept 19th Asylum, Birmingham* Sept 21st Fibber Magees, Dublin Ireland # Sept 22nd Voodoo, Belfast Ireland # Sept 23rd …

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Lets Play God interview with Rob & J2, Glasgow, 30th May 2014

I spoke to Rob Doom & J2 after their storming set at Ivory Blacks. We discuss what the yguys have been up, their new EP ‘Never Died, Never Aged, Never Destroyed‘. To read Dennis 4/5 review of this EP click here, gig and touring plane and well general randomness that …

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Fede Valls interview, Glasgow, 30th May 2014

After a super night at Fede’s Free Balls Charity Show at Ivory Blacks, Glasgow as part of his Hairy Balls Challenge. I spoke to Fede about how & why he chose each song the the bands sets to sing that night, about the Hairy Balls Challenge, will he be shaving …

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HELLFEST 2014 latest update – Dark Angel confirmed + running order changes

Hellfest have released this update: “More than 20 days before the opening of the doors of the festival, we are all very excited to welcome you and you submit the new configuration of the Hellfest 2014! We would like also to you announce small last minute changes: DEATH ANGEL (cancelled …

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GHOSTFEST announces Bleed From Within, Heart of a Coward, Your Demise 2004 and 10 more bands as well as stage splits

Ghostfest adds another 13 bands to its brutal line up as well as stage splits for the weekender taking place at Leeds Uni on 28 /29 June. New additions are:  Bleed from Within, Heart of a Coward, Breakdown of Sanity, Your Demise 2004, Palm Reader, Broken Teeth, Dead Harts, Novelists, Early Seasons, Continents, Fathoms, The Catharsis and Black Dogs Presented by IMPERICON, the weekend …

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ThrashBack Campaign!

In the year that Metallica are announced as headlining the iconic Glastonbury Festival, in addition to Sonisphere (the 40th anniversary of gigs at Knebworth) Universal Music is celebrating 30 years of Thrash music by re-issuing seminal albums from the founding fathers of this sub-genre for the ThrashBack campaign. Thrash music …

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DICTATED signs to Metal Blade Records + announce August release date for ‘The Deceived’

Metal Blade is happy to announce the signing of Dutch death metal act DICTATED! The furious female guitar tandem Yessica Otten and Sonja Schuringa stumbled upon Michiel vd Plicht and Henri Sattler during a heavy drinking session. While Henri was hustling to sell the girls one of his custom-made SK Guitars, …

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TECH-FEST 2014: The Haarp Machine, Gorod, Aliases, Nexilva, Destrage, and more announced

UK TECH-FEST is proud to announce another 14 bands to add to its already impressive line-up, with two more secret headliners still yet to be unveiled. Back for its third year, the festival will be held at the prestigious Newark Showground in Nottinghamshire. The latest line up additions are: THE …

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LES-FEST 3 Final Line up – 5 more bands announced

Five more acts have been announced today for Les-Fest 3, Scotland’s premier Rock and Metal Festival. First up UK hot property and causing a real stir across the scene is No Sin Evades His Gaze a great British Metal Band, with a very strong pedigree. Joining them on the same …

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