Sandwiched neatly between shows with The Who and the Rolling Stones, the sensationally soulful four-man outfit Vintage Trouble from Hollywood, California played an informal acoustic gig this Tuesday in the Gothic Revivalist splendour of the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London – as part of the Renaissance Hotels RLife LIVE series. Kicking off the show with ‘Still And Always Will’ the ...Read More »
Futurist, abrasive and visionary. We play music in the best Avantgardish Metal tradition of VOIVOD and KILLING JOKE, appealing to the modern-ish last ...
The final to Reading’s Metal 2 The Masses comes to an end and what a ride it has been for all involved. Metal 2 The Masses is a nationwide compe...
Hammerfest now a long established festival. Which this year took place in Pwhelli, Wales. We have heard rumours of the location changing, but nothing ...
My Iron Lung – a four piece melodic hardcore punk band, who hail from San Diego. Here they are releasing their second album ‘Relief’...
Since the inaugural Bloodstock in 2001, there has been a sense of community among fans of the Midlands festivals. In a way – it’s similar...
Late opening their doors, the bitter cold we suffered outside isn’t warmed by the reception received within: left confuse waiting in a room with a clo...
With the release of Steve Hackett‘s latest album The Night Siren on InsideOut Music (Sony), the legendary guitarist has been busy preparing for ...
Since Mastodon released the amazing ‘The Hunter’ in 2012, their stock has been rising higher and higher. ‘The Hunter’ entered ...
Fans of InMe will definitely know of frontman Dave McPherson, but as well as fronting arguably one of the UK’s most commercially underrated rock acts, McPherson has also been releasing solo material, with his debut solo album ‘The Hardship Diaries’, released in 2011, meeting great critical acclaim. The follow up, ‘Dreamoirs‘, has a very similar feel to its predecessor, throwing ...Read More »
New York five-piece Eye Ra Haze weave their way into your aural consciousness with rumbling hypnotic near-minimalist melodies and more haunting foreground vocals. Part art- rock, some indy shoe-gazing, an all-in-black emo-come-Goth stance, there’s also an element of old school progressive rock at work. Produced by Chris Harris (Killswitch Engage, Soulfly, Eye of the Storm is a three song cycle ...Read More »
Inspirational Detroit metalcore outlet We Came As Romans are set to man the battlefields once again with the release of their 3rd studio album titled ‘Tracing Back Roots‘. The album features some noticeable changes to the bands structure. However its still business as usual with the first track named after the title of the album ‘Tracing Back Roots’. Erupting at ...Read More »
This album is all about a journey. A journey that started out in the ‘Psychedelia’ of the late 1960’s London underground scene. To a ‘distant place’ – Australia in 2013. It is also about the journey of an album that disappeared in 1971 – but became a cult classic 40 years later. The British progressive folk-rock band ‘Fuchsia’ – founded ...Read More »
Arizonan 80s thrashers Flotsam & Jetsam released their eleventh studio album, Ugly Noise, through Metal Blade in April. The recording was fan-funded through PledgeMusic with profits going to charity. In addition, ex-member Jason Newsted contributed to writing the album, which may have induced excitement amongst fans. Now Newsted is best known for being the ex-bassist of Heavy Metal titans Metallica. ...Read More »
JJ Grey & Mofro from Jacksonville, Florida (formerly billed just as ‘Mofro’) can trace their history back to the late 1990’s – trying to grab themselves a recording contract in London, UK. In 2001 the band released their first studio album ‘Blackwater’ on Fog City Records – and the album was called “One Of The Best Of The Decade In ...Read More »
It’s more than a stretch in the ocean from the Sunset Strip to Bondi Beach but when the sounds of Van Halen got a six string razor shave and a glam rock makeover to form the sleazy street rock of bands as disparate as Motley Crue and Guns N’ Roses it seemingly made a belated impact down under too. New ...Read More »
With collective feet grounded in the New Wave of Heavy Metal sounds of the 80s and their guitarists’ fingers itching to play out the neo-classical power metal game, Neuronspoiler are a multi-national UK-based band whose debut album has been produced Guillermo Maya (The Answer, Adrian Smith etc). In this day and age you have to dazzle from the outset to ...Read More »
You can download Goldne tanks 5 track E.P ‘R.D.H.B’ for FREE at www.goldentanks.bandcamp.com. Reading based band Golden Tanks released a new E.P entitled R.D.H.B. The band are looking for a lead guitarist at the moment and writing their full length album whilst not touring. Plug in, switch on and prepare to be annihilated! Here is our track-by-track review! 859 This ...Read More »