Band of the Day

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Band of the Day: Monolyth

Hopefully still riding the wave from the release of their debut album, Origin, on October 10th, today’s Band of the Day hail from Portugal. For those who like their music very heavy indeed, but still with an element of groove, this … read more

News

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Methedras sign with Pavement Music for November 11 release of “System Subversion”

The Italian thrash-death-killing-machine Methedras have signed with storied American label Pavement Music for the November 11 worldwide release of new album System Subversion. A trailer video featuring songs from the album and performance clips can be viewed below. Methedras has … 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

Alestorm / Lagerstein / Red Rum / Rainbowdragoneyes – The Arches, Glasgow

[Photo sets: Alestorm / Lagerstein / Red Rum / Rainbowdragoneyes] Piratefest. A word which should strike fear into the hearts of lily-livered land-lubbers everywhere. An aural assault of Jolly-Roger waving forces from four separate camps, descending on nineteen cities across … 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

Interviews

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Interview: Lost Society (Glasgow Audio, 10th October 2014)

Hey folks, Sean here. With German thrash metal pioneers Destruction coming to Glasgow, and getting the chance to interview them and their supports, we couldn’t possibly resist the opportunity. While Mosh caught up with first support band Evil Invaders (and … read more

Album Reviews

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Review: Tyranize – Remnants of Society

Tyranize are a band I originally found rather randomly at the start of the year and featured as Band of the Day. They are a five-piece from New York state who play “plague metal”, their own sickening strain of death metal. … read more

Tours

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Within the Ruins announce UK tour with I Declare War and Aversions Crown

New England powerhouse Within the Ruins have announced that they will kick off the New Year with an extensive European tour which sees them travel the continent far and wide for a lengthy 27 dates. The band will be joined by … read more