Band of the Day

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Band of the Day: Alaska Alaska

We don’t get to put the Band of the Day articles up as regularly as we like, so it’s nice when we get the chance. Thanks to Jamie from Alaska Alaska for telling us about the band… Simple things first … read more

News

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Is HeavyCon dead? (Looks like it…)

We’ve had a few concerned punters getting in touch to ask about HeavyCon UK, which seems to have gone silent. In honesty, we don’t know any more than anyone else but we can piece together a fair bit and it’s … read more

Golden Oldies

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Golden Oldies: Megadeth – Rust in Peace

[Note – I’ve actually done this album before, but with the passing of Nick Menza I’ve listened to it a lot again recently and fancied doing another take on my original article from two years ago] The idea to re-cover … read more

Gig Reviews

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Bloodstock 2016 – Sunday (James’s view)

James fills in a few gaps with some bands that Ross didn’t catch on the Sunday. For some reason I can’t remember, I knew Unearth’s (7) name. I’d not listened to their music before, yet I’d heard their name somewhere.  Having … read more

Classic Covers

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Classic Covers: Jack The Envious – “Wonderwall”

Jack the Envious are an Israeli post-hardcore unit who are about to lay waste to Europe in support of this year’s EP. Formed in 2012 by Nir Perlman (lead singer), Guy Avnon (guitar) and Shalev Grados (guitar), while still in … read more

Interviews

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Interview: Greg Burgess of Allegaeon

Allegaeon are currently gearing up to release their 4th album, Proponent For Sentience, via Metal Blade Records in September. A few days ago, I had the opportunity to send some questions over to founding member and guitarist, Greg Burgess. I quizzed him … read more

Album Reviews

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Review: Mouses – The Mouses Album

If I haven’t learnt anything else this week then Zach’s Bloodstock review has at least reminded me what it was that got me excited about music, life and metal in the first place. So with the arrival of Mouses’ debut … read more

Tours

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Opeth detail Wembley Arena set

Sweden’s musical alchemists, Opeth release their 12th studio album, Sorceress on 30th September on the band’s imprint label, Moderbolaget Records via Nuclear Blast Entertainment.  In celebration of the release, the band have planned three special shows at historic venues across … read more

Features

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After The Abduction – live demo to listen to

After The Abduction sickened crowds at the New Blood stage at Bloodstock this year, and have recently released a live 5-track demo for your delight and delectation. Wrap your ears around this lovely filthy death metal. After the Abduction: facebook | bandcamp read more