Author Archives: Sean Rafferty

A metalhead residing the birthplace of metal - Birmingham!
Devilment - II - The Mephisto Waltzes

Review: Devilment – II – The Mephisto Waltzes

Devilment have made it to a stage very few bands of their breed do: the second album. Countless times we have seen the ‘other band’ of recognisable names (in this case Dani Filth of Cradle of Filth) get no further than the release of the first record and maybe a small nationwide tour. Their first record, The Great and Secret ...

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alter bridge

Alter Bridge lead UK charts with ‘The Last Hero’

American rocking kings Alter Bridge have experienced their most successful UK release to date with their latest record, The Last Hero. See our full review here. The new album has placed highly in no less than four British charts as well as high reaches across Europe and the rest of the world. The Last Hero scored #1, #2 and #3 positions in the ...

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Killswitch engage

Killswitch Engage release new track ‘Cut Me Loose’

American metalcore favourites Killswitch Engage have announced a new single from their new album, Incarnate. Cut Me Loose is the third single taken from the album which received rave reviews upon release. Check out the video for the new track here: Killswitch Engage will also be making a welcome return to UK shores this November as they provide main support to our very ...

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johnny deathshadow

Johnny Deathshadow reveal debut album and UK dates

Hamburg industrial metallers Johnny Deathshow have announced their debut album and a run of UK shows. Bleed With Me is due for release November 25th on Make It Big records; hot on the heals of a brief UK tour in the same month which will mark the band’s second visit to British shores. The new album was recorded in close collaboration ...

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Review: Electric Six – Fresh Blood For Tired Vampyres

SEX! DISCO! GORE! MORE SEX! GUITAR SOLOS! NEAR-EXTRATERRESTRIAL KEYBOARDS! That’s right ladies and gents, the only band to convincingly replicate the sound of a LSD-fuelled-disco-rock-orgy are back. Electric Six return with their twelfth studio album, Fresh Blood For Tired Vampyres. The ever blunt-yet-witty Dick Valentine shows us they are the same lovably, crazy bunch that we came to adore all ...

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Ghost reveal brand new song, ‘Square Hammer’

Everyone’s favourite Swedish-satanic-rock-crew Ghost have revealed a brand new track. Square Hammer is widely thought to be our first taste of a promised new EP by the band that will feature “mostly covers”and due for release later this year. One of Ghost’s Nameless Ghouls commented: “We’re very proud of it. We’re obviously thrilled to be able to play something new. ...

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Clutch announce Winter UK tour

Groove-rock kings Clutch have revealed a bunch of UK dates for this December. On the heels of their Reading and Leeds Festival apperance, the group have announced they will be playing four UK shows bringing some killer supports with them. Valient Thorr will act as main support for the dates with Lionize as openers. Check out the dates below: 15.12.16 ...

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alter bridge

Alter Bridge post new video for ‘Show Me A Leader’

Alter Bridge have revealed a brand new video for their latest track, Show Me A Leader. Show Me A Leader is the lead single from their upcoming album, The Last Hero, due for release October 7th. The video reflects the song’s political motif with director Zev Deans‘ unique style. Check out the clip below: Alter Bridge will also be bringing ...

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Led Zeppelin reveal an unreleased song from BBC sessions

The legendary Led Zeppelin have revealed a previously unreleased track, Sunshine Woman. Diehard fans of the band will recognise the name as the often bootlegged rarity from the band’s BBC Sessions. Sunshine Woman will be formally released for the first time as part of The Complete BBC Sessions boxset due for release September 16. It seems the band themselves had ...

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delain 2016

Delain celebrate 2016 as their “biggest year ever!”

Symphonic metal legends Delain have commemorated 2016 as “the biggest year for Delain ever!” 2016 has been a busy year for Delain both in and out of the studio as they release their 5th full-length album, Moonbathers, after the release of their latest EP, Lunar Prelude, earlier this year. The band have also made summer festival appearances all over Europe ...

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