Band of the Day

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Band of the Day: Ursus

Ursus are a progressive metal band from Swindon who are on the cusp of releasing their new EP, The Migration, on August 1st. Featuring a stage-crowding six members, Ursus was formed in 2013 and cite Periphery, Protest the Hero, BTBAM and … read more

News

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Children of Bodom Q&A announcement

Last Friday Children Of Bodom’s guitar superstar Alexi ‘Wildchild’ Laiho played an incredibly special show. He went on stage with an army of 100 guitar heroes and presented a song he had written especially for the event. These guitarists were … read more

Golden Oldies

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Golden Oldie: Sodom – Get What You Deserve

 It might not be that apparent, if at all, on the Moshville website but for those who know me it’s no secret that I am a Sodomaniac. Nope, I’m not particularly a fan of insane buggery (well, maybe not the … read more

Gig Reviews

Altered Sky band

Altered Sky – Glasgow Garage G2, 1st August 2015

Altered Sky were ready to step back under the lights of a Glasgow venue with their hearts tuned in just like their infectious music. The band, fronted by the energetic Ana Nowosielska, are cementing their place amongst the elite. Charismatic … read more

Classic Covers

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Classic Cover: Amy Turk – Safe Home (Anthrax)

Not the first time we’ve featured the harp as a cover instrument on this site, but I just had to pop this one up after it appeared on my facebook feed. Posted by Anthrax themselves (or their facebook monkey, anyway), … read more

Interviews

Sound Struggle band

Interview: Joey Izzo of Sound Struggle

A band that “struggles” in mixing funk with progressive metal? Sounds interesting, don’t you think? Boston experimentalists Sound Struggle are about to launch their sophomore album Rise in September which sees the band improvising even further over prog metal, funk, … read more

Album Reviews

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Review: Soilwork – The Ride Majestic

Now, I’ll confess, I got into Soilwork way back with the excellent Stabbing The Drama and then kind of lost touch with them over the years. As such, it’s been some time since I’ve heard anything new from them so I’d … read more

Tours

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Big name guitarists on tour!

The nice folk at Noble PR have given us some great interviews and the chance to review some of the best guitarists round recently. There are quite a few tours featuring some of these artists coming up, so cast your … read more

Features

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Sophie Lancaster – 8 years on

Today marks eight years since the death of Sophie Lancaster. She was attacked and brutally beaten as she protected her boyfriend – who himself received terrible injuries – in Bacup, England. The assault took place on August 11th, 2007. Sophie’s … read more