Band of the Day

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Band of the Day: Classic Alien Invasion

Random choice from the outstanding pile, today! So many good bands to pick from, but the lucky bunch on this rainy Saturday are Belgium’s Classic Alien Invasion. Not exactly newcomers, formed in 2007 by huge thrash and speed metal enthusiasts John Harper … read more


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Deadlock announce parental absence substitute

As you may already know or have heard, Deadlock front woman Sabine Scherer has a baby on the way. Since they don’t want to cancel next year’s upcoming live shows, Deadlock looked around and found the coolest baby substitute in the world! … 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

Classic Covers

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Classic Covers: Sock Puppets – Raining Bleach

A bit of a random one for lunchtime today. Slayer’s “Raining Blood” is, of course, a classic. No denying that. Oftentimes on stage it’s accompanied by blood raining down (see what they did there?) on the band as a climax … read more



Interview: Alestorm

With the wind in our sails, the sound of boards creaking and a final “YAHAAR” we finally get to the last of our piratically-themed interviews from the recent Piratefest gig at The Arches in Glasgow. Headliners Alestorm thrust lead singer/songwriter … read more

Album Reviews

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Review: Lancaster – Journeys

It’s always good to catch wind of a debut album, and this one from Spanish alternative rock band Lancaster is a doozy. I don’t have an awful lot of information about the band themselves, other than that they’re based between … read more


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Betraying the Martyrs announce British tour

Chaos is upon us as French deathcore giants Betraying the Martyrs (yes, the ones who did the Disney cover) have announced an extensive European tour for 2015, which sees them play a whopping 31 shows in support of their latest … read more