A Geneva-based heavy metal band who feature Judas Priest, Saxon and Iron Maiden amongst their influences, Headless Crown, are set to release their second album Century Of Decay. A few line-up changes have occurred since their first album, Time For Revolution, in 2015. The line-up for this album is Steff Perrone (Lead Vocals), Manu Froelicher (Guitar), Ced Legger (Guitar), Mack Machet ...Read More »
“So take the time to follow me into a small old English town during the Victorian era and join a young agnostic scientist by the name of Aaron B...
This gang of rock ‘n’ roll reprobates founded in 2007 signed originally to Chavis Records after just one show and released a debut album i...
If you love Green Day, Simple Plan, or similar pop/punk bands then you will love New Day. They are a UK based band from Essex formed in 2013 with a st...
Four piece support act The Hand & The Flowers make amiable sounds from onstage, ranging from a crunchy blues rock of the early ZZ Top persuasion o...
Dutch death/occult metallers AntropomorphiA formed in 1989 (originally named Dethroned Empire.) Hailing from Tilburg, Holland the band admit that they...
With all original members, alt-rockers Sevendust are back with their twelfth studio album All I See Is War. The record is set for release on May 11th,...
It was the first day of Reading Festival and as the NME tent began to fill, the excitement was really building for American alt rockers, The District...
There is so much that can be said about nostalgia, looking back on life in all its good, and bad glory. One thing that is for certain though, when you...
A Danish-based duo, The Courettes are husband and wife Flavia (guitar and vocals) and Martin Couri (drums and vocals). Their second album is imaginatively titled We Are The Courettes contains 12 tracks steeped in early psychedelia with a heavy garage/rock feel thrown in. Opener ‘Hoodoo Hop’ starts with frantic drumming and a great sounding guitar, then a screaming Flavia joins in ...Read More »
Israel’s Orphaned Land are one of the progenitors of what’s become known as Oriental Metal, where power playing nestles comfortably alongside a range of Middle Eastern influences. In existence since 1991, and still with two members of the original band, the music they play contains very poignant lyrics which attempt to promote the idea of peace in a troubled world, and ...Read More »
Machine Head have long since earned their right to be included among the greats of Thrash Metal despite having a few tragic missteps over their 25 years plus career. It brings me no pleasure in writing that this is among one of those missteps but is by no means one of the worst albums of all time, like some have ...Read More »
For those who do not know, iamthemorning is a Russian rock duo /chamber pop duo formed in 2010. It consisted of singer Marjana Semkina and pianist Gleb Kolyadin. Their name was taken from a song by Manchester band, Oceansize. Pianist Gleb Kolyadin has now taken his Chamber Prog away from the pop world of iamthemorning [perhaps just temporarily] and into ...Read More »
Diva Demolition formed in Brisbane, Australia in 2013 from the ashes of progressive rock punk band Legless. They were the Australian national support for the international Monster Tour of Kiss, Mötley Crüe and Thin Lizzy. They have also supported Aerosmith in New Zealand and Australia. Not a bad recommendation then? It was last year that Sherree Newton (Guitar/Vocals), Kylie Cowling ...Read More »
Take the DNA from Sabbath’s Master of Reality, punk it up a bit, and you have the enigmatic new band called Ardbeggar! Formed in Gothenburg, Sweden with past experience in the Scandi metal scene they must have decided to put the music first and to keep distractions to a minimum, as their promo photograph is of a group of characters ...Read More »
The Globe, Cardiff Fair play, anyone who can get a people off their arse to a show on a Monday night must be doing something fucking right. Not a bad turnout in the Welsh capital who still seemed to be drunk-pumped from the rugby result a few days prior. “So, who’s been to North Korea then?” cautiously chuckles Dead Shed ...Read More »
Having spent many years away from the UK and having a number of tour cancellations, The Faceless finally return to Manchester in support of their brand new album In Becoming a Ghost. First on stage North Eastern Deathcore outfit Osiah. While their brand of seemingly simplistic Deathcore works for some, it feels strange that they would open for a band that ...Read More »
Apparently, when Michigan native Leigh Kakaty formed POP EVIL in 2001, he chose the name for a reason: He loved hard rock, played with a good melody but he also loved propulsive rhythms. For Kakaty, these were natural elements found in the songs he grew up with: the groovy soul of Motown, the grand funk of the railroad, the proto ...Read More »