Author Archives: Neale McGeever

Contributing Editor - I'm an entertainment writer ('journalist') from the North East. My favourite bands include Slipknot, Nirvana and Ninja Sex Party... I've freelanced for the likes of Kerrang!,Closer, Front, ZOO, and many others! I'm also big in to movies, video games, live comedy and ...beer!
decrepit monolith

Decrepit Monolith – Road To Bloodstock 2017

Next in our series of interviews on the road to Bloodstock 2017, with the festival starting tomorrow, are Newcastle’s Metal 2 The Masses winners – Decrepit Monolith. We spoke to vocalist Odious and guitarist Baal about their contribution to the M2TM competition, their influences, and their famous ‘Fuck Your Faith’ slogan. … How does it feel to play Bloodstock 2017? ...

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spyder

Spyder Byte – Road To Bloodstock 2017

Next on our series of interviews and features are unsigned Kent sleaze-metallers Spyder Byte. make sure you check them out on Bloodstock’s famous bar-come-stage combo – The Jagermeister Stage. This stage has hosted the likes of Phil Campbell and Knock Out Kaine in the past, and welcome a whole new roster of bands in 2017. We spoke to vocalist Daniel ...

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HEAT

H.E.A.T. announce new album ‘Into The Great Unknown’

Swedish rockers H.E.A.T. have announced details of their new album ‘Into The Great Unknown’, which will be released on September 22nd via earMusic. “During the making of this album, I think we all felt a little bit like astronauts going off to space for the first time,” says guitarist Dave Dalone (aka Sky Davis). “We set out on a journey ...

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darkness

The Darkness unveil video for ‘All The Pretty Girls’

You may recall last week Lowestoft cock-rockers, The Darkness, announced their new album ‘Pinewood Smile’. Now they have a typical Darkness-y, OTT video to go with lead single ‘All The Pretty Girls’. Check it out below: Introducing the video, front-man Justin Hawkins proclaims: “Dear People of the Internet. We have made this excellent video to distract you from the humdrum ...

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wind rose

Wind Rose on the Road to Bloodstock 2017

Bloodstock 2017 is just on the horizon, and the full line-up is ready and in place. One thing some fans forget is that there are bands performing on the Thursday night before the festival officially starts, in the past, we have had fantastic performances from the likes of Phil Campbell, ArnoCorps, and Bull Riff Stampede. 2017 sees headliners Battle Beast, ...

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gravil

GraVil announce extra post-Bloodstock gigs

London melodeath band GraVil will follow up their Bloodstock performance with several headline slots. This is also in promotion of their new album, ‘No More Forgiveness’, which includes Detonate (see video below) In addition, GraVil will be playing HRH Metal 2018. GraViL frontman Grant Stacey had this to say: “We enjoyed our last run of shows so much we couldn’t ...

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kim seviour

Kim Seviour discusses album ‘Recovery Is Learning’ – Part 2

Last week you may have caught part one of the interview with former Touchstone front-woman, Kim Seviour, on Prog. Wouldn’t you know it, we have part 2 of this interview with the pink-haired prog songstress. If you missed the first part, we have post a link below part 2. Part 2: You can find out what we thought of Kim ...

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in this moment ritual

Review: In This Moment – Ritual

Let’s get this out the way. This review does not include the cliche comparison of Maria Brink to ‘a metal Lady Gaga’. For a start, that is just lazy journalism. Secondly, In This Moment are much more than a quirky stage show with an attractive singer. It’s true the genre-spanning metal-ists from LA never do anything by half. You can ...

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arch enemy

Arch Enemy reveal video for ‘The World Is Yours’

Melodic metal masters Arch Enemy are back with their new track ‘The World Is Yours’ , from their forthcoming album ‘Will to Power’ released due on September 8th. Check out the video below: Guitarist and mastermind Michael Amott had this to say: “We’ve been hard at work on the new album for a while now and we’re proud to present ...

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darkness

The Darkness unveil new album ‘Pinewood Smile’

One of the UK’s most entertaining band’s in recent memory are back, that’s right -The Darkness have unveiled details of their new album entitled ‘Pinewood Smile’. Check out the artwork below: The album is released on October 6th and features the lead single All The Pretty Girls. Listen to the track below: Some may “What is The Darkness’ relevance in 2017?” Front-man ...

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