Band of the Day


Band of the Day: Chrysalis

Chrysalis formed in 2003, released their self-titled debut album in 2006 and then… well, they just seemed to focus on live shows for seven years or so. However, they’ve resurfaced with a new release, Focus on the Center, due out on … read more


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Hellyeah – new album details and video

Readying for a June 9th release, Hellyeah – featuring Mudvayne’s Chad Gray on vocals, Pantera’s Vinnie Paul on drums and Nothingface’s Tom Maxwell on guitar – has brought a new level of audio fury to its new music. Having parted … read more

Gig Reviews

Within Temptation / Delain – Glasgow O2 Academy

[Full photo sets - Within Temptation / Delain] Well, this was quite the line-up for your gothic / orchestral metal fan. Undeniably two of the best in the genre with sounds that complement each other well, treading the same stage … read more


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Interview Archive (audio): Grant Young of Soul Asylum

Remember when Soul Asylum were riding high with the superb Grave Dancer’s Union (which I may just feature as an Oldie but Goldie… hmm)? I was fortunate enough at the time to get an interview with then-drummer Grant Young at Leeds … read more

Oldie But Goldie

Oldie But Goldie: Megadeth – Rust In Peace

Yeah, OK. So maybe this one a pretty obvious album to list as a classic, but it’s getting a bit long in the tooth now and I’m sure there is a younger generation out there who might have missed it. … read more

Cover Song of the Day

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Band / Cover Song of the Day: Driving Mrs Satan

Yup, two categories / one cup post. I just received Driving Mrs Satan’s album through from their promo company and instantly wanted to tell everyone about it. So here we go: It’s eleven cover tracks and I would expect any … read more

Album Reviews

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100-word review: Destrage – Are You Kidding Me? No

A bonkers album to accompany a bonkers live show and bonkers animated videos. Destrage’s Are You Kidding Me? No was released in all territories at the start of March through Metal Blade, so if you like what you read you can grab … read more


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Cripple Bastards Confirmed For Obscene Extreme

You could say this is a ‘grindcore hat-trick’ as it is the third OEF appearance in 2014 for Italian hate mob Cripple Bastards after headlining the insane Obscene Extreme Asia in Tokyo and Obscene Extreme Australia in Melbourne earlier this … read more