Tag Archives: metal

Myrath – Announce Release Of “Live In Carthage”

Myrath – The Tunisian Metal Sensation Announce Release Of First Ever Live Album “Live In Carthage” 2019 was a big year for the Tunisian metal band and pioneers of blazing desert metal Myrath! They wowed international audiences with their magical stage performances, for example at Sweden’s renowned Sweden rock festival …

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HARD ROCK HELL SPRING BREAK ANNOUNCES FIRST 50 BANDS

HARD ROCK HELL SPRING BREAK ANNOUNCES FIRST 50 BANDS AS IT HITS 88% SOLD AND IS ON TRACK TO SELL OUT NEXT WEEK As you have previously seen, Hard Rock Hell have recently announced Hard Rock Hell Spring Break, which will boast 3 arenas over 4 days and 60 bands playing over multiple …

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VANDALLUS Release ‘OUTBREAK’ Music Video

US Hard Rock / Metal band, VANDALLUS, feat. members of Midnight & Eternal Legacy have released a new music video for ‘OUTBREAK‘, the song is taken from their new album ‘Outbreak‘, which will be out on December 12th, 2019 – digital, CD and vinyl via Mercinary Records. The video can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/_Sgh_QKzWew It’s all about classic …

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Static-X – Manchester Ritz – 3rd October 2019

Unfortunately, as I live over the border in Wales there was no way I could get from work to Manchester for Dope’s opening set. My apology’s guys catch you next time. Now, there are good supporting bands. Sometimes there are great bands. Then occasionally you get a band who, not only …

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The Spectre Beneath – The Downfall of Judith King

I’ve been presented with this album in a nonconventional way (usually I get to pick, but this time a friend said please review this album it’s just up your street!) and somehow this was the perfect introduction to The Spectre Beneath and the Downfall of Judith King. I have been …

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Cruickshank – Cruickshank

Canadian Sludgers Cruickshank hit us with their debut self-titled album, and it’s a strangely clever one. There’s a mixture here of Sludge and doom riffs, and expect the unexpected when it comes to drumming, demonstrated perfectly in album opener ‘Clouded ‘. Sporadic surges of speed litter this track but it …

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Krysthla – Worldwide Negative

Northampton extreme metal group Krysthla, release this their third album, and the follow up to 2017’s critically acclaimed ‘Peace in Our Time’  album. Having not heard any previous material from these guys, I’m reviewing this album with new ears. Album opener ‘Negative ‘  is right up my street. If you …

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Mystica – Oratorio

Bulgaria holds great memories for me. I go there most years to Sunny Beach for my holiday, and I know that there is some great talent over there. So when a review request came through for Mystica, I jumped at the chance. Amazingly, Mystica have been around for some twenty …

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Eva Bartok’s Next Move, Chess Club

Post punk-metal band Eva Bartok will release their self-titled debut EP on 23rd August. Watch their insane new video ‘Chess Club’ here Recorded in Cardiff at Corner House Studios with Liam Ross (Sylosis, Monuments, Hark) with production by Fudge Wilson (Exit International) and mixed by Kurtis Bagley of Luna Crown …

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CRASHDÏET Announce New Album ‘Rust’

Crashdïet

Sweden’s own sleaze metal pioneers, Crashdïet, are back with a new album, which is set for release on 13th September via Diet Records (Scandinavia) and Frontiers Music srl (World, ex-Scandinavia). ‘Rust’ is Crashdïet’s first studio album in six years and follows their 2013 effort, ‘The Savage Playground’. It is also …

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Hammerfest XI 2019 – Prestatyn, N.Wales

In it’s makeshift home of Presthaven Sands in Prestatyn, North Wales, Hammerfest has excelled yet again in delivering another stomper of a three day festival. The line-up alone was one of the tastiest I’ve seen. Having the likes of Overkill, Flotsam & Jetsam, and Paradise Lost performing on a caravan …

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Introducing…Ethyrfield

I was recently approached and asked if I would be interested in doing a feature on an up and coming band from Newton Abbot in Devon, and I’m glad I was asked. Despite two thirds of the band still being below the UKs legal drinking age, Ethyrfield have already achieved …

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NOCTIFERIA ANNOUNCE NEW DRUMMER

Slovenia’s legendary Noctiferia have announced their new drummer, Urban Krč. Urban Krč is a pro drummer and has already played on the Czech tour. ”Get ready to see him blasting at summer festivals! At the same time we would like to express big thanks to our long time friend and …

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CROSSBONES To Release New Album – Title, Coverart and Label Revealed!

CROSSBONES To Release New Album – Title, Coverart and Label Revealed! Albanian CROSSBONES – who entered the Alpha Omega Studios in late 2018 to record their new album – have revealed the first details of the upcoming effort: the title “The Awakening” and the coverart! The album is set to …

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King Creature announced as support for Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons UK Tour

Cornwall’s finest, King Creature  are pleased to announce that they will be supporting Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons on their UK Tour later this year. Fresh from Hammerfest and a rooftop appearance at Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes, the tour will cement the band’s profile as one of the …

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Through The Noise – Dualism

Through The Noise  are a five piece Hardcore Metal band from Malmo in Sweden. Formed in 2013, the band boast a unique raw and aggressive sound, very similar to Linkin Park and Sworn Amongst, a band who I recently reviewed their latest release ‘Reclamation’. Dualism is the second album from …

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Six Sins Till Sunday – Masks

Six Sins Till Sunday  are an unsigned / independent Southern/Groove Metal outfit from Plymouth releasing this their debut album. Formed in 2012, they released an EP in each year of 2013, 2014 and 2015 titled ‘Six Sins Til Sunday’,  ‘Nex Ratio’,  and ‘Time To Kill’  respectively. Having not heard any …

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Sworn Amongst – Reclamation

Sworn Amongst have returned to the studio, having signed to L.A’s Famined Records and released what I can only describe as a mercy-less onslaught of Groove Metal. Well, I say Groove Metal, but there’s something different here. There’s an element of Melodic Death Metal too. These guys ooze passion and desire. …

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Brick By Brick – Hive Mentality

‘Hive Mentality’ is Brick By Brick’s 6th studio album spanning fifteen years. Based out of New York, these guys are brutal!!! Ray Mazzola’s fierce vocal range leaves an imprint that this guy is not to be messed with. Brick By Brick are 100% pure New York hardcore. Mean, angry and straight to the point. …

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