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HELLFEST 2015 – second announcement!

Hellfest have unleashed their second band announcement for next years festival! The second wave of bands has just been confirmed and we’re happy to add to our line-up the Americans from MASTODON and the crazy English guys from COCK SPARRER. Of course, Phil Anselmo will, as usually, be in Clisson …

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KROKODIL to release debut album in November + new track revealed

KROKODIL, the new signing to Spinefarm Records, featuring members & previous members of Cry For Silence, Hexes, Gallows & SikTh – will be releasing their debut album, ‘Nachash‘, on the 10th November via Spinefarm Records. Following this, the band will embark on a tour guesting with US metal giants Mastodon, …

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KROKODIL Hit The Road With Mastodon

KROKODIL – the new signing to Spinefarm Records, featuring members & previous members of Cry For Silence, Hexes, Gallows & SikTh – will be touring with US metal giants Mastodon on their UK / European run this November / December.   This announcement comes in the wake of the Sonisphere …

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Sonisphere 2014 – Sunday 6th July – Review

As Gojira walked onto the stage there was still a roadie drilling screws into the stage in a frantic hurry. Gojira have been touring on the back of L’Enfant Sauvage for almost two solid years and they were tighter than a ducks arse. Crushing riffs, brutal vocals and pummelling backbeats, …

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Mastodon – ‘Once More ‘Round The Sun’

Mastodon - Once More Round The Sun artwork

There’s a saying about first impressions being misleading, and this certainly was the case the first time that this reviewer listened to the latest, sixth full-length offering from Atlanta’s finest musical export.  The initial wave of reaction which not so much swept over me but lapped mildly at my ankles …

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Altus – Exclusive PlanetMosh interview

Altus

Having appeared from apparently out of nowhere less than six months ago, Altus have taken the Northern Ireland scene by the scruff of the neck and given it a jolly good old-fashioned seeing to!  They’ve certainly made some waves in that short period time – with threats of legal action …

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High On Fire – Spitting Fire Vol 2

High On Fire - Spitting Fire Live Vol 2

So often in the modern day albums are polished, compressed and horribly over-produced. It is therefore genuinely refreshing to hear Spitting Fire Vol 2. It is the complete antithesis of this terrible trend, the pleasingly sour to the sickly sweet. Recorded across two venues and two nights in Brooklyn, New …

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Download Festival, Part 2 – Saturday 15th June, 2013

Download Festival 2014 dates and early bird offer announced

So, after a Friday of absolute mayhem, perhaps the Saturday of Download would be a more chilled out affair? You might have thought so too with UFO (6) opening the Main Stage; the audience wasn’t the biggest but there was enough there to get heads nodding and ‘Doctor Doctor’ made …

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Dagoba – Post Portem Nihil Est

A decade on from their self-titled debut album, French industrial metallers Dagoba have found themselves having to undergo something of a re-invention for this, their fifth full-length album – and not least because of the sudden and controversial departure last year of founder Izakar, whose guitar sound many fans and …

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Harm – The Nine

Much has been said about the resurgence of riff-driven, progressively inclined metal in the past 10 years, with Mastodon, Tool and to a lesser extent Ghost attaining levels of success previously thought absurd. As with any of these instances, its sudden surge in popularity has spawned a fair share of …

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Dark Matter – ‘A Place Of Memories And Ghosts’

I’ve always been a big fan of instrumental music. Long before bowed my knee at the altar of metal, I used to sneak home from school early – mainly because it was quicker to walk the quarter of a mile in a straight line through the park than take the …

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Download Festival 2013 Donington UK

Download 2013 will be held on the 14th to 16th June at Castle Donington at Donington Park, DE74 2RP. Confirmed headliners are Slipknot, Iron Maiden and Rammstein *Announced Line up so far:   FRIDAY 14 JUNE                           SATURDAY 15 JUNE                      SUNDAY 16 JUNE MAIN STAGE SLIPKNOT                                             IRON MAIDEN                                        RAMMSTEIN Bullet For …

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Deadly Circus Fire – The King And The Bishop CD review

Clowns have always been the nightmare of many a child an adult for centuries now and it’s the twisted smile and always happy; yet sinister presence that plays on the mind of those who fear them the most. Although the guys in Deadly Circus Fire may be some of the …

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