January 18, 2020

It’s very rare for me to slow down when attending a concert, however going to see Mark Mortons (Lamb of God) solo show at the Underworld was a nice divergence from my normal concert experience. Joined by Mark Morales (Sons of Texas) and Joe Harvatt (Hark) the trio play...

January 14, 2020

I am not a violent man. In fact to be honest with you, I quite like to think I am alright, a big softie some might say. But the first time giving ‘Cycle Of Suffering’ a spin,  I found myself wanting to punch the first thing I saw. Not through anger or hate for the reco...

December 30, 2019

Its that time of year again where we all come up with our favourites of the year. Top ten lists surface on the internet in their absolute droves, a reflection of what the year had, or did not have to offer. For some its often a reminder of those things forgotten about...

December 20, 2019

“We have come here to take your NHS.” That’s how GWAR introduce themselves as they take to the stage in London’s Islington Academy to a packed, sweaty and sold out crowd. The band behind the masks and latex garner up a massive roar of approval from die hard fans in the...

December 18, 2019

The second release from Dutch hardcore punks, Pressure Pact may only be twenty-minutes in length but it is as bruising an encounter as its front cover suggests. New Skintro is counted in with the clash of drum-sticks and the roar of guitar and its bouncing riff seems t...

December 13, 2019

Its only been a few months since Bokassa released the soundtrack to our summer ‘Crimson Riders’. Of course a potential album of the year by many media outlets simply wasn’t enough that the band felt the need to embark upon a huge stadium tour with none other than Metal...

December 4, 2019

Who better than to turn the infamous Brixton Academy into a war zone on a Saturday night than the mighty Amon Amarth who have had a very successful run in celebration of their latest offering ‘Berserker’. Its the final date on the UK leg before hauling their massively...

November 29, 2019

As previously announced, King Diamond has revealed the title and theme for the first studio album in 12 years: The Institute! For a preview of this upcoming record, the new single, "Masquerade of Madness", has been launched today. Mixed by Andy Larocque at Sonic Train...

November 29, 2019

San Diego death grind/death metal titans, Cattle Decapitation, are back with what they describe as "their bleakest release to date”. After four years, their longest gap between releases and due to an intensive and relentless touring schedule, the band finally return wi...

November 26, 2019

Formed in 2018 by Paradise Lost guitarist Gregor Mackintosh, Strigoi are a nascent entity hereby presenting their very first material, 'Abandon All Faith'. According to the band's online biography, Strigoi are “named after the troubled spirits in Romanian mythology who...

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December 20, 2019

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