Author Archives: Jay Russell

Music & Photography - thats pretty much all there is to Jay. Oh and the fact that he strives to one day have the worlds biggest Monopoly collection. No. Thats not a joke.
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Live Review: Kiss – O2 Arena, London

They say you never forget your first Kiss concert. For many in attendance tonight, it’s easy to see why they would never forget for a variety of reasons. I personally got chatting to a couple of people in the queues. A father and son both excited. One a veteran having seen Kiss multiple times in many countries. His son was ...

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Code Orange

“We’ll always be a hardcore band as long as we’re still Code Orange” – Eric Balderose

They’re a band who has brought a lot to the table over the past few years garnering the interest of many since the release of 2014s I Am King which turned heads from hardcore and metal fans alike. Code Orange recently returned triumphantly to the UK as they joined the might of metal kings themselves Gojira who were also back in ...

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Live! Gojira, Code Orange & Car Bomb – The Forum, London

Gojira are BACK! It’s actually only been a few months since they last graced the UK with their presence. The difference being that this time sees them on their very own headline tour in support of their latest album ‘Magma’ which even at the time of writing this, is still currently happening. Back in November the band embarked upon a ...

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Live: Trivium, The Roundhouse London

A Friday night in London drinking beers doesn’t get much better until you add some of the biggest names in todays metal world. With Trivium embarking upon a UK and European tour in support of their ‘Silence in The Snow’ Album fans are treated to a night of tasty guitar licks, shredding solos and unholy roars of Matthew Heafy as ...

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Sodom, Raging Speedhorn & More Announced For HRH:Metal

In yet another edition of the Hard Rock Hell series, Sodom, Raging Speedhorn, Evile, Hell, Lawnmower Deth & Winterfylleth have all been announced for a new 2 day, 3 arena HRH Metal 11th & 12th February 2017 in Birmingham. HRH CEO & Founder Jonni Davis commented “it’s the 10th year of HRH and its time we gave all fans old ...

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Korn & Limp Bizkit Announce UK December Tour

The cold December winter time looks to be warming up with a whole heap of fantastic live shows lined up for everyone, so it only seems right that we have another added to the list of things to buy tickets for, right? Two of the biggest names in Nu metal are set to make their return to the UK as ...

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Red Hot Chilli Peppers Announce First UK Tour In Five Years

Funk rock titans The Red Hot Chilli Peppers have announced that they will once again be gracing the UK with their precense as they have just announced a run of dates that kicks off in London with two massive shows at the o2 arena. The news came just as the band were to complete their headlining slots at this years ...

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Live Review: Brutal Assault Festival 2016, Czech Republic

We were very fortunate to have access to this years Brutal Assault Festival which is considered one of the best for the extreme metal scene in Europe. With killer bands across four whole days, Cheap Czech lager and a wonderful selection of food (also very cheap) what more could we possibly ask for? With the festival held within the confines ...

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Review: Sodom – Decision Day

Drumroll please, and be sure to add those thrash riffs into the mix because, ladies and gentlemen, the new Sodom is here. With a history that spans a massive 34 years and with a back-catalogue of 15 albums, the band are still going strong as they release Decision Day and sure, as an old school thrash fan, I may be a ...

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Review: Sinsaenum – Echoes Of The Tortured

Sinsaenum are here, people. The much awaited album Echoes Of The Tortured is released July 27th. The extreme-metal supergroup is fronted by Mayhem and Sunn O)))‘s Attila Csihar, along with Dååth and former Chimaira keyboardist Sean Zatorsky; it also includes current VIMIC and former Slipknot sticksman, Jordison, on drum duties, Dragonforce bassist Frederic Leclercq on guitar and Seth‘s Heimoth on bass. The ...

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