May 8, 2019

When you get to see a support band on a tour that seems to have taken forever to get back to UK shores, more often than not it’ll pop up that you hope they don’t take as long until the next visit. Well when Light the Torch came to town supporting In Flames and we wishe...

March 27, 2019

It was around the time Aealo came out that I found myself really immersing myself into the music of Greek death metal legends Rotting Christ, follow that album, their style has very much followed a similar path that they headed down, still containing elements, but step...

March 27, 2019

2017 sounds like forever ago, but its hard to think that Overkills ‘The Grinding Wheel’ is really a couple of years old. Trying to put that album into words was difficult, doing it justice seemed impossible as they provided one of the great albums of the year. Well, 20...

January 15, 2019

Soilwork have been around for an absolute age, their debut dropped almost a quarter a century ago, it is older than most the bar staff in my local, since then they’ve released plenty of albums defining them as one of the flagbearers of Swedish heavy metal. Many have co...

December 11, 2018

Skindred are a you get what you see band, they use no gimmicks to get their unique approach to music across, and there aren’t many other bands that could garner a following of such a diverse crowd either, they are the true epitome of what the rock and metal world is ab...

October 4, 2018

Peterborough is like most places without a university, its lacking crowds that venues need to rely on to stay open. Once upon a time there were several venues that drew bands from all over and packed out often, in 2018 that is drastically different, and those once comm...

September 27, 2018

Vendetta UKHC have been making a noise for the past 20 years, and the recent years have been amongst their biggest yet. A major highlight being in 2016 which saw them wildcard their way through to winning a spot playing the Metal to the Masses stage on the fabled groun...

September 12, 2018

Belgium is famous for many things, three that I always think of instantly (not always in this order) Is beer, such phenomenal beer! The first and second world wars, I’ve always had a fascination and interest in military history, and lastly, Aborted, because there simpl...

July 26, 2017

London based Harbinger have had a pretty good year so far with getting themselves signed to Basick Records and the release of their EP ‘Human Dust’. Being one of those recent bands that are attempted to crack into the elite breed of bands in technical metal. Bands have...

June 30, 2017

NOLA is a place of special music for me, so many of my favourite metal bands come from that area of the World that the only place I can almost put on a level of talent as Birmingham (note that I did say almost!) Recently one of the more intense of my favourite NOLA ban...

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