Author Archives: Marcus L

Writer and sub-editor. Music fan with not enough time. Loves Megadeth, Porcupine Tree, Textures, and ZOAX. Join me on Twitter @infernal_wisdom

The Amity Affliction head to the U.K.

Four-piece post-hardcore powerhouse, The Amity Affliction, will be delivering four headline performances in the UK later this year. The band have been well received as special guests to Of Mice & Men in recent weeks and are already selling out venues in their native Australia; their UK shows in November will see them well-seasoned after what is looking like a busy year for the ...

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Game of Thrones, starring: Mastodon

Seasoned metallers, Mastodon, recently featured in one of the hottest shows on TV: the epic, Game Of Thrones. On May 31st, 2015, band members Brann Dailor, Bill Kelliher, and Brent Hinds donned leather and fur as wildlings in the episode “Hardhome”. Dan Weiss, the show’s creator and executive producer, as well as the other executive producers, who are all fans ...

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Cradle Of Filth talk ‘Hammer Of The Witches’

With just over a month to go until the release of Cradle Of Filth‘s new release, ‘Hammer Of The Witches‘, the anticipation is palpable. We have already seen the awesome music video for ‘Right Wing of the Garden Triptych‘ and thus had a taste for the flavour of the album, and it tastes pretty good. Front man Dani Filth eloquently describes ...

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Review: Humangled – Prodromes of a Flatline

Italian Death Metal outfit, Humangled, first came about in 1994 and released their Anatomic Butchery demotape in 1996 but disbanded for personal reasons. It wasn’t until 2006 that they reformed and went on to release their first EP, Refoetalize, in April 2007 closely followed by 2nd EP Edge of Beyond in June 2008. Following this release, they started work on ...

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Review: Elderoth – Mystic

Formed in 2007, Canadian metallers Elderoth bring you their second studio album, Mystic. Mystic opens with the very promising intro track ‘Within’. After a few seconds of feeling like you are strolling through a Chinese street market, the track introduces the guitars and descends into a dirty, dissonant guitar section that is contrasted by the melodic plinking of what sounds ...

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Cradle of Filth ‘Hammer Of The Witches’ on the way!

Cradle of Filth released their new music video for ‘Right Wing Of The Garden Triptych’, a track taken from their upcoming album, Hammer Of The Witches. Predominantly presented in black and white, the video intersperses footage of the band performing with some rather inventive and cleverly artistic bondage scenes; these bondage scenes are pitch black and lit only by projected footage ...

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Review: Enforcer – From Beyond

Swedish die-hard heavy metallers Enforcer came into being, back in 2004 and released their first full length album, Into The Night, in 2008. Since then their sound has matured but never strayed from their core style. From Beyond is the band’s fourth full length album and the material is well polished and certainly holds its own against the classics. I ...

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Cradle Of Filth – Hammer Of The Witches

Cradle of Filth have always been a band that brought a full entertainment package to their fans and the album art is as much a part of the release as the music itself; part of the enjoyment for me has always been flipping through the booklet, both looking at the artwork and reading Dani’s ever poetic lyrics – let’s face ...

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Review: Left For Red – All Things Known And Buried

You know you’re doing something right when you find yourself supporting the likes of  Chimaira, Revoker, Beholder and Breed 77. These guys also won the Kerrang! TNA competition which saw their track ‘Kneel Before You Die’ broadcast in 27 countries around the world. Coming from the UK Midlands, Left For Red have been dong their thing since 2010; they have ...

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