Sty

A patriotic Welshman, and one quarter of Manchester hardcore/punk band Eye Licker.

Ashe Interview

Lead vocalist of The Injester, Ashe, takes time out to speak with our Sty about the band’s exciting projects that lie ahead over the next 12 months. We talk gigs, debut album and how the band sneakily walked around Hammerfest in disguise without anyone knowing!!!

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Queensryche – Operation Mindcrime / Empire Re-Issues

So much good music was released in the 80’s and 90’s, that we tend to forget just how special that era really was. One such evolvement from that time was the birth of the concept album. Yes, Floyd did it earlier, granted, but when it came to cranking the plate …

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Capra Interview with Tyler Harper

Our Sty had a great chat with Capra guitarist Tyler Harper about all their new album ‘In Transmission ‘ and all things Capra. Check it out on the video link above. Thanks to Tyler for his time.

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Capra – In Transmission

Oh I’ve been waiting for this one for what seems a very long time since Capra’s self titled 2 x tracker hit me last May. From Southern Louisiana, these guys are re-writing hardcore rules with ease and branching their own take on how hardcore should be played, bringing a more …

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50 Year Storm release new single ‘Intravenous’

50 Year Storm are a three-piece outfit from Cornwall who quickly grabbed the attention of BBC Introducing with their explosive live shows, going on to perform regularly across the UK and beyond, rocking prominent slots at numerous festivals. Today, they release their new single, together with a lyric video which …

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Thunder – All The Right Noises

I’ve been following Thunder since the very start. I was one of two young lads. No money. No job. Armed with only a packet of fags and a ‘Buckley Boys On Tour ‘ banner which Danny proudly held aloft on stage at Manchester International 2 on their ‘Back Street Symphony …

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James P M Phillips – Bones

James Phillips is a very well known and respected guy from North Wales. He’s probably put more gigs on as a promoter than I have ever been to. His love for music, especially live music is to be respected in the highest manner. But he does play himself in his …

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3 Doors Down – The Better Life (20th Anniversary)

Today, 3 DOORS DOWN release a re-mastered, 20th Anniversary Edition of The Better Life album along with the nine-song “Escatawpa Sessions” as a box set on high-quality 3LP vinyl. The “Escatawpa Sessions,” recorded in the band’s Mississippi hometown in 1996, features seven demo versions from The Better Life, as well …

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Sumo Cyco release ‘Bystander’ and new album details

Canadian rockers Sumo Cyco have released the pulsating new single ‘Bystander ‘ from their much anticipated forthcoming album ‘Initiation ‘. Scheduled for release on May 7th 2021, the band’s third album is their first since signing to Napalm Records and will also include ‘Love You Wrong ‘ which was released …

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KING CREATURE ANNOUNCE CO-HEADLINE TOUR WITH BLIND RIVER

Cornish rockers King Creature announce May 2021 co-headline tour alongside Blind River. The tour follows up from the release of King Creature’s sophomore record Set The World On Fire, that was released in November 2020. Having toured with the likes of Doro, Phil Campbell and The Bastard Sons and more, …

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Spam Javelin – The Three Chords Of The Apocalypse

Spam Javelin are like a fine wine. The older they become, the better you digest them. I wasn’t sure previous release ‘The Crack Whores Of Betws Garmon ‘ could be beaten, especially not for political anger and everyday piss-me-offs, but it has, it’s been smashed. Guitarist and vocalist Neil Crud …

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Sacred Reich – The Re-Issues

After releasing their first record in twenty three years last year in the form of ‘Awakening ‘, Arizona thrash veterans Sacred Reich will re-release their early back-catalogue on 12th February 2020. ‘Ignorance ‘, ‘Surf Nicaragua ‘ (EP) and ‘The American Way ‘ are all re-introduced in what can only be …

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Capra release video for ‘The Locust Preacher’

Hardcore / Metallers from Louisiana Capra are back with a new single ahead of their first full length album since signing to Metal Blade Records. Watch ‘The Locust Preacher’ on the video link above, ahead of full release ‘In Transmission ‘ on April 23rd this year. The album will be …

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Skam – Sound Of A Disease

Skam was formed in Sweden in 2019 as an outlet to produce ‘cathartic music’. The main motivation for this project is the release of stress and toreduce it. Lamenting the declining mental health of the world is touched upon both lyrically as well as musically. The brutality of grindcore with …

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The Black Crowes to release ‘Shake Your Moneymaker’ 30th Anniversary Edition

The Black Crowes Present: Shake Your Money Maker, the multi-platinum debut by the seminal rock n’ roll band The Black Crowes, is being re-released in multi-formats sets on February 26, 2021, through UMe/American Recordings. Band founders, brothers Chris and Rich Robinson, with original producer George Drakoulias, oversaw the creation of …

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Vaneno – Struggle Through Absurdity

Vaneno are a Portuguese Sludge Metal band from Lisbon, formed in 2017. Born from the plot of old and new friends that wanted to jam together, the band’s sound combines strong elements of Sludge Metal with elements reminiscent of Stoner, Doom and Death. This debut four track offering is a …

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After Smoke Clears – Edification

A little late to the table due to some technical issues, but never has the phrase ‘Better Late Than Never ‘ earned it’s stripes so much. After Smoke Clears hail from London and bring us their debut album ‘Edification ‘, which oozes some great nu/groove metal tunage indeed. ‘Edification ‘ …

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King Creature Interview

Our Sty had a great chat with three quarters of King Creature on the release of their new album ‘Set the World On Fire ‘. Cornwall’s wit and broadband speed didn’t deter Sty. He may have come out battered, bruised, dazed and confused but he’ll brush himself off and go …

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50 Year Storm release ‘The Fanlight’

Cornwall alt rockers 50 Year Storm have released a new single, ‘The Fanlight ‘. About the track, the band says: “An introspective pondering of the innate desire, in all developed primates, to take curiosity and sometimes pleasure in the pain, suffering, torture and even death of others. From literary horror …

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Autopsy – Live In Chicago

Recorded at Reggie’s Rock Club on 7th March 2020, and just about squeezed in prior to the Covid lockdown (which one, I hear you ask), thrash metal legends Autopsy bring us their first official live album. With just over an hour of classis tracks from over the last thirty years …

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