Reviews

Gnarwolves – Live @ The Haunt, Brighton 20/12/13

Hometown shows are normally a cause for a party and Gnarwolves certainly know how to put on a party. On Friday 20th December, Brighton skate punk trio Gnarwolves played their final show on their headline tour at The Haunt. The night started off with Brighton’s newest punk sensations, His and Hers. Although His and Hers sound isn’t too far off ...

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Keen Eyed – Reflection

Keen Eyed hail from Trieste in Italy and began life as a club band in 1985 covering classic songs from the 70s onwards. As the line-up changed they began to write their own material and play nationally, breaking up in 1991 after having established themselves at what’s gone down in Mediterranean metal circles as a “memorable concert” at the Valentinis ...

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Aborted Foetus – Private Judgement Day

This brutal death army has been throwing out albums left right and center since their formation in 2000. The new album is diverse and packed full of surprises as they possess some grind elements as well as more complex structures so plenty to enjoy here. Savage Dominance This shakes the aural somewhat with unruly terrifying screams and vicious pig squeals ...

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Fallen Fate – Into the Black

Formed way back in 2005 and from Darlington this quartet have remained steadfast and now produced another sizzling creation of fast blinding metal. Playing at some of the larger festivals, as well as appearing in Terrorizer Magazine but still find the time to write this their second release from which was recorded in Stymphalian Productions in York with Producer James ...

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Sepultura – The Mediator Between Head & Hands Must Be The Heart

Rewind back to the Mid 90’s – Sepultura were one of the leading lights in Metal. After coming out of Brazil in the 80s with the break through thrash classic ‘Beneath The Remains’ – they then smashed the metal world with one classic after the other, ‘Arise‘, ‘Chaos AD’ & then ‘Roots’. With Roots Sepultura & Ross Robinson helped to ...

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MaYan – Antagonize

Formed 2010 MaYaN are a Dutch symphonic death metal band founded by vocalist Mark Jansen, keyboardist Jack Driessen and guitarist Frank Schiphorst. The name of the band was chosen by Jansen out of his fascination for the ancient Maya civilization.  On the 6 September 2013 Nuclear Blast released a press statement that confirmed that tour members from the first album ...

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Indica – Shine/Akvaario

Finnish all-girl group Indica was founded in 2001 by school-chums Jonsu (lead vocals, violin, guitar & keyboards) and Heini (bass & backing vox). Sirkku (keys & vocals,) Jenny (guitars & vocals) and Laura (drums) later joined the outfit. With two tours (with Nightwish) under their gold-plated belts, plus a horde of fast-selling discs (in Finland) as well as numerous accolades, ...

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Youth Man – Bad Weather

Bad Weather is the newest EP to come from the Birmingham alternative punk band Youth Man. Kaila Whyte, Adam Haitof and Marcus Perks, the three members of Youth Man, have released an aggressive, angst filled punk album that is sure to rocket them onto the alternative punk scene. Starting this EP off is ‘Heavy Rain’ – the intro to this ...

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Hard Rock Hell VII ‘Cirque Du Rock’ Review

Hard Rock Hell (HRH) VII now in its seventh year is a festival filled with classic rock and metal bands. Each year the festival is themed differently, this year being ‘Cirque Du Rock’. We arrived on the Thursday night and were welcomed by the crazy antics of Area 51. They provided a stage show called ‘Caravan of Lost Souls’ that ...

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Jizzy Pearl – Crucified

Jizzy Pearl is a rock icon in the truest sense. A founding member of Los Angeles-based band Love / Hate (1985) he has also been lead singer of LA Guns, Ratt, Adlers Appetite and (most recently) Quiet Riot. Now we were able to get our paws on the new “love/hate” album titled ‘Crucified’ (out January 2014). For the purists out ...

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