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Methane Release New Single ‘Spit On Your Grave’

Methane Release New Single ‘Spit On Your Grave’ Methane formed in 2012 by brothers Tim Scott (Revenant/HatePlow) and Dylan Campbell and Tim’s long time friend and guitarist Jimi Masterbo. They quickly recruited drummer Andreas Strom and released E.P. single ‘Southern Metal‘  in 2014. Methane spent 2014 touring both Scandinavia and …

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Constant Source of Disappointment (CSOD) – Final Insult

Constant Source of Disappointment, often shortened to the initials C.S.O.D. are a  four piece Thrash Punk Metal band formed in Blackpool in 2004. Final Insult, released in May 2015, is the third and final E.P. in their ‘666 Trilogy’. Lead vocalist Ligzig Rightguard said “Since we formed as this line up in …

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Stormzone To Release Fifth Album “Seven Sins”

Northern Irish heavy metal sensations Stormzone have just released news of their upcoming fifth instalment entitled ‘Seven Sins’. The band released the following statement via Facebook: “And so it begins! There’s no movie trailer to this new release, but if there was one it would have been made by Carlsberg! …

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Afterlife – Ivory Blacks Glasgow, 24/4/15

Friday night in Glasgow saw the much awaited headline show from local boys Afterlife, almost exactly a year after I first saw them open for Bonafide at the Cathouse.  That gig marked the last gig I ever went to without earplugs, as I was deaf for four days afterwards.  This …

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Impellitteri – Venom

When it comes to playing the guitar, many a guitarist dream of being able to shred their axes as fast as their little fingers can go.  Nitro guitarist Michael Angelo-Batio once offered to give his fans “…the keys to the Lamborghini” by showing them how to play at lightning speed. …

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UFO -A Conspiracy of Stars

One thing keeps me interested in UFO, and that is Phil Mogg, the singer of UFO (and joint founding member along with Pete Way) since the band formed in 1969, I was 4 then. Phil’s vocals are still solid; if slightly lacking in power since the hay day of UFO …

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Bigfoot – Bigfoot EP

Bigfoot are a five piece hard rock band that were only formed in Spring 2014 .They are from Wigan and combine powerful vocals, dual lead guitars and a heavy driving rhythm section. They state their influences are from The Eagles to Pantera. The band members are:-Antony Ellis -Lead Vocals, Sam …

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Malevolence – Interview With Alex Taylor

Malevolence are currently on tour with Dying Fetus, Goatwhore and Fallujah. I managed to squeeze in an aul chin wag with Malevolence’s lovely front man, Alex Taylor, after their Dublin Show.Here’s what we talked about:       There are couple more UK dates and plenty more European ones so …

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Nuclear Perversion – Desolation Rituals

Hailing from Germany, this is the debut release and reeks of bestial butchery. There are many adjectives to describe how insanely inhumane this tape sounds; the guitars are full of buzz and are razor sharp in their delivery. Vocally the band have used a dose of reverb to achieve an …

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Crazy Lixx – Crazy Lixx

Crazy Lixx are a five piece hard rock band from Sweden, who were formed in 2002 and released their first album in 2007. The current line-up consists of Danny Rexon – vocals , Andy Dawson – guitar, Joél Cirera – drums, Jens Sjöholm – bass and Edd Liam – guitar. …

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Sylo- Monuments Of Nothing E.P

North American Metallers, Sylo, have recently released their Monuments Of Nothing E.P. They manage to pack a punch in six tracks.   Monument of Nothing, the title track sets the pace of this record. My first initial thoughts were that these guys are very reminiscent of early Slipknot. There’s aggression …

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Overdrive – The Final Nightmare

Overdrive, from Grantham in Lincolnshire, are a band I seemed to have overlooked when listening to some of the old eighties rock and metal bands from my heyday. They first came onto the NWOBHM scene way back in 1981 releasing a 3 track EP “On The Run”, and another 4 …

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Incite – Up In Hell

I wasn’t familiar with Incite until I was handed this review; and that was my fault. I wish I knew of these guys before. The Arizona based groove metal band Incite will smash your face in with their third offering, “Up In Hell”. This is pure groove metal: a nice …

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Wolf- Devil Seed

Wolf - Devil Seed artwork

Twenty years is a very long time to be doing anything without due recognition. Hailing from Sweden WOLF are experiencing that very same situation. I saw them a few years ago supporting ACCEPT and they were nothing less than superb. Initially I though they were a new band but to …

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Bölzer – Soma

Bölzer SOMA EP

For those that haven’t heard of Swiss band Bölzer they are without a doubt the band-du-jour of the extreme metal scene, but with one difference. Bölzer are the band most people have been wanting but just didn’t realise it. They are better produced than black metal bands, more interesting than …

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Conjuring Fate – House On Haunted Hill

Dear recipient, you are cordially invited to an experience brought to you by 5 hallions from Northern Ireland known as the “House On Haunted Hill.” Enter if you dare, you have been warned! This 3 track EP from Northern Irish Metal band, Conjuring Fate has been a long awaited piece …

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Deathstars – The Perfect Cult

.@Planetmosh @AnybodyBC reviews ‘Perfect Cult’ by @deathstars released via @nuclearblasteu Deathstars came to the heavy music scene 14 years ago and their musical style varies from gothic metal to industrial synth death rock. Confused? Oh well, I think you might find everything mentioned above in their music. These Swedish guys have …

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Existence is Futile E.P. – Snowblind

Existence is Futile is the lively 2014 release by Dublin trio Snowblind. As soon as you start to blast this E.P you can hear the different elements and influences the band has incorporated into their music. As sometimes is the case, bands influences can tend to get in the way …

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Estrella/Eden’s Curse, Ivory Blacks, 19/5/14

@planetmosh reviews .@Estrella_Rocks and .@edenscurse. Caithness rockers Estrella have had a busy year so far, touring Europe with Robin Beck and House of Lords, so after all those gigs I was expecting them to be pretty tight on Monday night in Glasgow.  I wasn’t disappointed.  They were the opening act for Eden’s …

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Mammothfest 2014 Headliners and Early Bird Ticket Deals Announced

With an epic thunderous roar, a hulking metal Mammoth sets its sights and aims its tusks at Brighton UK.  Returning to wage sonic destruction, Mammothfest is back in 2014. Coming to The Green Door Store on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st August, Mammothfest is bringing some of the heaviest musical …

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