Band of the Day

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Band of the Day: Celestial Wish

Daniel Carpenter is one half of Celestial Wish, being the guitarist and orchestral composer. The other half of the combo is Saneeta Ram who writes the lyrics and then sings them remarkably well indeed. The band’s name does sound kind … read more


Hombre Malo band

Hombre Malo reveal new album details & premiere new song

Norwegian hardcore/metal outfit Hombre Malo will release their long-awaited sophomore album entitled Persistent Murmur of Words of Wrath on November 14th via Disiplin Media. The Oslo-based five-piece, formed by ex-members of legendary underground bands like Sons of Saturn and Ictus and featuring … read more

Golden Oldies

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Golden Oldie: Coven – Blessed is the Black

A random one, this, and likely an album that few of you have heard of. I was up in the loft earlier, putting away my new Lawnmower Deth Kickstarter LP to keep it safe from prying 2 year-old hands and … read more

Gig Reviews


Dragonforce + NeonFly, Glasgow King Tut’s

[Photos from the gig: Dragonforce | NeonFly] As with the last album, Dragonforce are treating fans to a series of intimate, small-scale shows around the time of release of Maximum Overload. I’d expect them to come back around in a few … read more

Classic Covers

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Classic Covers: 99 Red Balloons… on red balloons!

“99 Red Balloons” (“99 Luftballons” in the original German) is a classic track that’s been covered by umpteen artists over the years. Originally released in 1983 by Nena on their self-titled debut album it’s one of those songs that everyone … read more


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Interview: Andrew W.K. – Glasgow Classic Grand

Who would pass up the chance to talk to the King of Party himself, Andrew W.K.? Not me, that’s for sure. Huge thanks to his management team back home and Blake, who was looking after things on the road (and … read more

Album Reviews

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Review: Party Cannon – Partied in Half

Originally released as a 3-track EP on CD-R through Autopsy Records, this new version of Partied in Half includes the Party Cannon’s 3-track demo from 2012 as well. It’s a very silly, very heavy death metal album along the lines of A.C. … read more


Devilment band

Devilment announce charity event in Lowestoft (November)

Witch County England’s finest Devilment, featuring the master of horrors Dani Filth, have announced a special headlining fundraiser show at Attitude Metal Fest in The Aquarium, Lowestoft on Saturday 29th November. All money raised from Attitude Metal Fest will go … read more