Author Archives: Ash Crowson

Guitarist, photographer, geek, gamer, full on metalhead and allround barfly, if i'm not at work, a gig or studying for my degree, you'll find me at the bar! A fascination with second world war history and military aviation. All with a very dry humour to round me off!

All Hail The Yeti release new video and UK dates

All Hail The Yeti return with a second video release from their latest studio album ‘Screams From A Black Wilderness’. The album follows a theme with each track telling a different story, however this video release is for the only track to break that mold on the album, ‘Mr. Murder’. In tribute to vocalist Connor Garritty late best friend, Matthew ...

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Death Valley High release lead single ‘Warm Bodies’ video

Death Valley High are set to release the new album ‘CVLT [AS FCK]’ on November 4th via MinusHEAD Records. Lead single ‘Warm Bodies’ is already available to download now, along with a newly released video in classic horror styling. Directed by Brian Cox of Flarelight Films, the NSFW lives up to everything you can imagine ‘Warm Bodies’ to be about. ...

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Review: Airbourne – Breakin’ Outta Hell

Having been around now for more than a few years, Airbourne haven’t been one to need to change their sound at all, still sounding as fresh as when they first smashed onto the global scene. While fellow Australian rock Gods AC/DC are now arguably going through Hell, Airbourne are most definitely living up to their upcoming new album release and ...

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Review: Hammerjack – EP Two

For those who do not know who Hammerjack are, (much like myself before this EP):They are a quartet of good mates with the sole purpose of playing rock and roll, much like just about every other band of mates getting together really. The difference being here though, that within their few short years, they have toured the UK gaining a ...

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Review: Slomatics – Future Echo Returns

If you are not a fan of slow, heavy, soul destroying doom, then just stop reading, go away now and find something light and fluffy for your weak mind! For those that love music with no hope, no care, and no compromises, then come on in! We have something for you! Slomatics are more than likely a band people know ...

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Joe Bonamassa

Live: Joe Bonamassa, Newark Riverside Park

On a beautiful sun setting eve in the heart of Newark, comes the final night of a very unique experience known as the British Blues Explosion UK tour, with Joe Bonamassa paying tribute to the distinctly different guitarists that paved the path he know walks. Jeff Beck, John Mayall, Jimmy Page and Eric Clapton. Instantly you find yourself taken back ...

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Live: Testament, Brooklyn Bowl, London

The typical nightmare of the London rush hour, British weather bringing torrents of rain and flooding, and then the break down of two tube trains on route to the O2 all tried their hardest to dampen the excitement of a unique night with one of thrash metals finest. Testament were in the capital and rather than just a night of ...

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Live: The Melvins, The Koko, London

Never being a band to disappoint live, The Melvins were set with a headline performance that sadly never happened with the collapse of Temples Festival. Lucky for us fans however, a small ‘Basses Loaded’ tour around our small nation was making up for that, and we were lucky enough to get along to one of the finer venues of the ...

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Interview: Raging Speedhorn

Back during Desertfest, we were lucky enough to grab ourselves an opportunity to catch up with Raging Speedhorn and see what’s going on in the world of RSH since we last saw them in December with guitarist Jamie Thampson (JT) and drummer Gordon Morrison (GM). Finding ourselves with beers in our bellies and hands, we stick ourselves in the heart ...

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Crowbar

Live: Desertfest 2016

Come the end of April, Camden town descends into a sea of long hair, beards and beer guzzling monsters. Catering for the Stoner/Doom/Sludge/Psychedelic rock crowd across multiple venues, Desertfest finds its home in the heart of it all, cutting off and taking over Greenland Place (just off the side street by Worlds End) and having the Black Heart at the ...

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