Oceano have been around for over a decade now and have gone through a variety of sounds and line-ups in that time, so it’s no surprise to see that things are once again different on their newest album Revelation. Effectively the second album in this current iteration of the bands line-up but the first album since they switched over from ...Read More »
The Norwegian black metal outfit Sarke has grown into a musical force to be reckoned with and spawned a sound and an identity that they can rightfully...
After 24 years together as a band, Papa Roach showed London no signs of letting up anytime soon. Jacoby Shaddix, Jerry Horton, Tobin Esperance, and To...
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London outfit Wren have finally released upon the Earth their debut full length release ‘Auburn Rule’. At just five tracks long, the post-metal/sludge...
Make no mistake, The Pardoner is nothing of an apology, and they have little to apologize for. The links between metal and classical music have often ...
In the late 1980s, Vixen were one of the few bands that looked like women who actually were women. They achieved some success during that hair-metal e...
The best part about Autumn, other than pumpkin spice lattes, is arguably Halloween. Especially for the rock community who relish in everything ghoulis...
Playing to a packed room at the Electric Ballroom, the foursome from Derby proved just why “Everybody Wants” a piece of them these days. The band, nam...
‘Family Ghost’ is the debut release of Lauren Hoffman and The Secret Storm, it plays as an atmospheric stream touching upon the styling of indie, rock, blues, folk and more as it flows seamlessly through its playlist, each song as endearing and harmonious as the next; all with a much beauty as it has darkness through its stories it tells, ...Read More »
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Images and Words, one of the most important albums in the history of progressive metal, Dream Theater returns once again to the 02 Apollo in Manchester. Dream Theater are a highly influential band and this has since been made more apparent in the last few years as prog has started to become popular once again ...Read More »
“I just feel incredibly confident about everything on the record” is always a great indication for the front man of your band to talk about your latest album and the thing is, Chris has not misplaced his confidence. Motionless In White are back with their fourth studio album, Graveyard Shift after moving from Fearless Records to Roadrunner Records. Twelve tracks that have ...Read More »
Nikka Costa has opened as special guest for such diverse acts as The Police, Coldplay, AC/DC, Lenny Kravitz, and Prince, the latter with whom she’s written songs as she has with Eric Clapton. She’s also headlined worldwide on her own and had hits, having made her first record when she was only eight years old back in 1980. That her father ...Read More »
Stick To Your Guns were first on and came out of the traps with all guns blazing! For an opening act they gave it their all, as if they where headlining which is exactly what you want from an opening act. Lead singer Jesse liked to hype the crowd and even mentioned that this was a much bigger audience than ...Read More »
Fire from the Gods is a name I didn’t know of until I found it getting mentioned on the side of some of other news about an extremely known person doing their first production of an album. It brought some intrigue but nothing that really sat in my mind as a must check out simply because the band that person ...Read More »
Peterborough is a funny old place, a breeding ground for plenty of local talent, home of bands like P.S.O.T.Y, The Infernal Sea and Vendetta to name a few. The last two having recently both played at our favourite UK metal festival Bloodstock Open Air (a festival that has much in common with plenty of tonight’s line-up). Despite this though, there ...Read More »
It was only two years ago when the line-up of UK festivals were criticised for not representing female musicians in the rock scene. One of the excuses thrown about was ‘Not enough women in bands’. This is frankly BS. Not only has there been, but there still is (more than ever) women in rock bands. Nothing new but here we ...Read More »
New Found Glory celebrate their 20 year anniversary (just let that sink in) with the release of their ninth studio album Makes Me Sick. I wanted to like this album, really, but after listening to Makes Me Sick I went back and revisited 2000’s New Found Glory and 2002’s Sticks and Stones and felt that this new release was a step back, rather ...Read More »