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!
cusses

Cusses launch Kickstarter campaign for second album

Avant-garde trio Cusses launched a campaign this week through Kickstarter to fund their highly anticipated second album. The band’s guitarist, Bryan Harder, had this to say: “We have decided to launch a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for another music release. Cusses has delivered a well-received debut album and seemingly gained a lot of fans and support over the past ...

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the old silent

The Old Silent stream new track, ‘Ill Wind’

Liverpool newbies The Old Silent are streaming their new track Ill Wind ahead of the release of their digital double a-side. The band have only been together since February this year but have already scored support slots with fellow folk folks Apologies, I Have None and My First Tooth. Guitarist Ste Foreshaw explains the meaning behind song: “It’s a song ...

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nations afire

Nations Afire release new track and album details

Nations Afire have released a new track, Pick Up The Pieces, from their forthcoming debut album The Ghosts We Will Become. Front man Nick Hill explains the song’s background: “”Pick Up The Pieces” is a song written about the domestic violence in our communities, in our neighborhood, in our homes…It is an isolating experience and the lyrics are meant to ...

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The Safety Fire

The Safety Fire post new studio diary

London metallers The Safety Fire have been keeping track of recording their new album, including their backing vocalists they call ‘the vest choir’. The band’s guitarist (and producer of the album), Derya ‘Dez’ Nagle, gave this statement on the bare-armed backing singers: “Nothing says community like a bunch of dudes hanging out in vests. If said dudes all decide to ...

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carcass

Carcass announce new signing and a new album

Disinterred extreme metal legends Carcass have just signed a new deal with Nuclear Blast Records. Their new album Surgical Steel will be their first release since Swansong released in 1996. The album will feature original members Bill Steer and Jeff Walker with Dan Wilding (Aborted/ Trigger The Bloodshed) behind the drum kit and Ben Ash (Pig Iron/ Desolation/ Liquefied Skeleton) ...

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tyr

Týr recruit George Kollias to play on new album

Faroes Islands Folk metal band Týr have called on former drummer from Nile and Nightfall, George Kollias, to be sticksman on their upcoming new album. Kollias replaces long term drummer Kári Streymoy who was behind the drum-kit from their formation in 1998. The band announced his departure on their Facebook page with the following messege: “We regret to inform you ...

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Hot Damn

Hot Damn Unveil video for ‘Worn Out’

South Wales pop-punks, Hot Damn, have released the video for their new track Worn Out from their digital min-album Sleep Alone. The video includes raw, gritty live footage of the band which reflects their own style of punk-pop. You can check out the video below! The boys are also currently on tour with Man Overboard, Transit, and Landmarks on the ...

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god damn

God Damn Release new video for ‘Heavy Money’

Wolverhampton trio God Damn have released a video for their new single Heavy Money set to be the title track from their upcoming EP due for release on June 17th . The video, directed by Benjimin Parry, features a homeless superhero and can be viewed below! God Damn are currently touring the UK, playing the following dates: May 25 – ...

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The Front Bottoms

The Front Bottoms Release New Track, ‘Skeleton’

Naughty boys The Front Bottoms have released their new track Skeleton for free download as a teaser for their new album, Talon Of The Hawk. They have also released a lyric video for the same track for those who want to sing along at one of their gigs on their European tour. The video can be seen below, the clip ...

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scarred

Scarred Stream Debut LP ‘Gaia-Medea’

Luxembourg based death metal band Scarred have been together since 2003 and started off as a thrash metal experiment. Nowadays they are seen as a death metal outfit. This week, Scarred proudly released their first full-length debut album Gaida Medea. The album was mixed and mastered by Jochem Jacobs and also featured a guest solo from Attila Voros of Nevermore and Leander ...

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