When you hear the name Anaal Nathrakh the image of brutal and chaotic extreme metal comes to mind. This was demonstrated well with the band’s powerful stage presence and apocalyptic sound. Being headliners of the evening and playing with some brutal black metal acts one would think it would be difficult to follow such insanity although, when it was their ...Read More »
Cornish band Wille & The Bandits are about to embark on a new UK tour with a brand new four line up. Band figurehead, vocalist and guitar player W...
The Oslo-based entity named Dwaal is undoubtedly one of the most captivating musical encounters that yours truly has had the pleasure of experiencing ...
Download Festival is going to be here sooner than you think, and it looks like it’s going to be the most epic year yet. To celebrate we are goin...
Over almost 30 years, West Yorkshire’s MY DYING BRIDE, formed in the ebbing summer of 1990 by vocalist Aaron Stainthorpe, with guitarist Andrew ...
Scottish rock band Anchor Lane took time out ahead of the release of their debut album, Casino, to discuss the rock & roll hopes, dreams, along wi...
In 2018, the hugely skilled Mark Stanway (ex-Magnum, ex-Grand Slam) assembled an amazing cast of musicians primarily from past line-ups and eras of th...
I recently had the pleasure of immersing myself in the upcoming record entitled Dømt til Bål og Brann by the Norwegian entity known as Kaldvard, and i...
Guitarist Edwin Premberg of modern melodic metal act Metalite recently sat down to discuss the band’s history, where they’re at now, and what the futu...
This Halloween we ventured down to sub89 in Reading, to talk to SOiL and Hed P.E. SOiL are one of those bands that us 90’s grungers grew up listening to throughout our teens and early 20’s, rock clubs across the country still play ‘Halo’ their first single off their second studio album ‘Scars‘ which was out in 2001. We sat down with ...Read More »
We caught up with (Hed)p.e. on their recent UK tour with SOiL and American Head Charge. The band were in a bit of a rush this Halloween, playing two shows in one night. They talk us through why they had to change their band name from ‘Hed’ to ‘(Hed)p.e.’ and exactly what that means. Amongst talking about the bands progessions ...Read More »
Skid Row released ’18 and Life‘ all the way back in 1989. As a pretty small kid I bought, and still have, the vinyl, (yeah I said vinyl) copy that came sellotaped to a rock magazine around that time. So when this iteration of Skid Row were in town there was no way I wasn’t interviewing them. We caught up ...Read More »
Brant Bjork, founding member of the almighty Kyuss and part of Vista Chino, producer, record label guru, guitarist, singer, drummer, and all round talented guy. He played at the legendary Joiners in Southampton recently with his latest outfit, The Low Desert Punks. We were there to get in a few questions before the show… Low Desert Rocker Brant Bjork debuts ...Read More »
We are loving Yellowcard at the moment, with their new album ‘Life of a Sail’ which we said was Happy, Energetic Rock & Kick Ass! And the most recent announcement, that the band will be doing a co-headline tour with Less Than Jake, next March! We were lucky enough to catch-up with Ryan Key (Vocals and Guitar) in London during the bands ...Read More »
I Divide have been causing a stir for a while now, winning the Red Bull Bedroom Jam in 2012, gigging with Funeral For a Friend in 2013, and releasing debut album ‘Last One Standing’ in April this year. April 2014 also saw the boys support Blitz Kids, who they share a stage with at Butserfest this year. We caught up ...Read More »
UK rock band Empire have been playing a round of festivals across the past year including Sonisphere, Hevy, 2000 Trees, and Hammerfest. We caught them at Butserfest, where they give us a nice warm introduction to themselves.Read More »
We caught up with Southampton alt-rock dudes Eagle and Weeks at this years Butserfest.Read More »
It’s been a turbulent year for The Blackout. Releasing their ‘Start The Party’ album in October 2013, the album tour was cut short when co-singer Gavin Butler had to leave the stage during their Manchester show due to a hemiplegic migraine. After the necessary rest and recuperation the band are back and stronger than ever, using new EP ‘Wolves’ to ...Read More »