Band of the Day

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Band of the Day / Interview: This Burning City

This Burning City are a hardcore band from a town called Gananoque in Ontario. Fairly new to the scene, they have an EP due out soon (recording is done) and a couple of songs doing the YouTube rounds. Rather than the usual … read more


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Russian alternative metal/dream-rockers “Ne spitsya” announce album details

Russian alternative metal/dream-rock band “Ne spitsya” has announced the release date of their full-format album. It is called The Awakening and will come out through GlobMetal Promotions on the 1st December 2014. After the success of their debut EP in Russia, where … read more

Golden Oldies

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Old-school weekend

Just a random post about my listening habits this weekend. I get a ton of new releases each week to listen to and try to write something about. I skip far more than I include on the page, but this is … read more

Gig Reviews

Dying Fetus / Goatwhore / Malevolence – Glasgow Cathouse

[Photo sets: Dying Fetus / Goatwhore / Malevolence] So, a night of extreme metal awaited me. Due to some security issues, searching everyone at the door, I missed nearly the entire set of the first band [That was Fallujah – … read more

Classic Covers

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Classic Covers: One – Stary Olsa (Стары Ольса)

A song familiar to pretty much any metalhead and justifiably so. Perhaps Metallica’s most mature and powerful track of the pre-Black period, which also led to their first music video. Based on the 1935 anti-war novel Johnny Got His Gun, this … read more



Interview: Hatebreed’s Frank Novinec at Glasgow Barrowlands

A chance to catch up with Frank before their opening set at the Volbeat gig in Glasgow last weekend. Although a recent (8-year!) addition to the band, he’s actually been there with them from the beginning featuring in the other band … read more

Album Reviews

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Review: Antoinette – Renaissance

Just pipping this one to the post – Antoinette’s new EP Renaissance comes out on November 24th and it’s worth giving you lot a head’s up about it. Combining standard metalcore with a gruffer undertone, the four tracks are catchy yet … read more


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Altered Sky announce 2015 Scottish tour dates

Sick of “UK” tours that consist of a date in London? Well this one actually does what it says on the tartan-wrapped tin… Following their successful UK headline tour this month, Scotland’s finest pop rock export Altered Sky have announced … read more