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SikTh – The Future In Whose Eyes?

If there is one thing you are guaranteed with any SikTh release it is that it will not be an easy listen.  No relaxing, sitting back and quietly enjoying it.  No sticking the tunes on in the car to while away those kilometres.  No headphones on to relax you off to sleep …

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Download Festival adds another 20 bands across all stages!

Well, isn’t this lovely from Download Festival? They decided to round off the end of last month with a big, fat announcement of bands across all four stages! We’re a bit lucky aren’t we? The biggest names announced are metal’s mad hatter Devin Townsend, paying below Rob Zombie on the …

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Trivium unearth rare demo ahead of re-release; support bands announced

Ahead of the re-release of their catalyst debut album ‘Ember To Inferno’, firebrands Trivium have unearthed a rare demo for fans to get their hands on early. For pre-orders of ‘Ember To Inferno’ (set for release on December 2 via Cooking Vinyl), fans will now receive ‘The Storm’ as an …

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SikTh – Death Of A Dead Day

Happy 10th anniversary to SikTh‘s Death Of A Dead Day which was originally released back in the distanct past of June 2006.  To mark this significant milestone,  Peaceville Records chose to re-release the album in September 2016.  So how do you review a 10 year old selection of songs that have already had an …

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Camden Rocks Festival – 4th June 2016 – Preview

Camden Rocks Festival, Saturday 4th June 2016 – Preview It’s not quite an annual event, with the first Camden Rocks taking place in 2009 and the second five years later in 2013, but it seems to have become an annual event since then, with this being the fifth. Unlike many …

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Sikth are back with new EP and December headline UK tour

Following on from their triumphant return to the Metal scene in 2014 – London’s SikTh have decided to answer the calls from their fans and record new music in 2015. “We’ve always maintained that more music would emerge one day and for the first time in years it feels like …

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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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SikTh release UK tour/promo video + Re-issue of debut album

UK tech-metal godfathers SikTh have released a short promo video for their upcoming UK tour in October/November, part of ‘Download Freezes Over 2014’. Compiled and edited by SikTh (co)frontman Mikee utilising live material sent in by fans, it features footage from the band’s recent performances at both Download & Tech-fest… …

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10 bands to see at Download Festival!

AVENGED SEVENFOLD announced as first headliner for DOWNLOAD 2014

It creeps round quickly, festival season, doesn’t it? Somehow a full 12 months has passed since Download 2013 closed with Rammstein setting everything on fire and now it’s all about to go utterly batshit again. Most people going will already have a good idea of who they intend on seeing, …

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AMEN to return for a UK festival exclusive appearance at Alt-Fest, plus Paradise Lost confirmed

Twenty years since their formation, controversial metal-punk outfit AMEN are coming back together for a very special set at Alt-Fest, 15th – 17th August 2014 at Boughton Estate, Kettering. This UK festival exclusive appearance is the first of many new additions to the event including a new headliner for the …

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Heart Of A Coward – Severance

UK heavy metal quintet Heart of a Coward have just released their sophomore album, ‘Severance’, a year after their debut ‘Hope and Hindrance’ crashed into existence. Formed in 2007; after several line-up changes they are now a solid and refined unit lead by ex-Sylosis frontman Jamie Graham. Taking the ferocity …

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Primal Rock Rebellion – Awoken Broken

Oh I’ve been waiting on the release of this collaboration for what seems like an eternity. I didn’t know much about Mikee Goodman and Sikth but Adrian Smith and I go way back to Seventh Son and the album that first got me into metal back in the late 80s …

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