American black metal band Hellish Torment have released their new single "Dead and Rotting". The new single was recorded, mixed and mastered by CJ Gardineer in Red Wolf Michigan Studios. Hellish Torment was formed in 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan by Tom "The Soulbutcher" Gillis (vocals/guitars), Patrick "Dragginballs" McCarty (guitars) and Mike "Evil" Oehmen (drums). … Continue reading Hellish Torment release new single
Britain is home to many fans of heavy rock and punk music. Each year, these fans are treated to punk, rock, and metal festivals, and 2024 is no different. The line-up features exciting shows, from small gatherings like Radar to the spectacular Download Festival. Rock genres are also robust and span math-rock, post-rock, nu-metal, crust … Continue reading The Best Rock and Metal Music Concerts Coming to the UK in 2024
It's hard to believe that Ten Ton Slug have been around so long, played so many great shows (main stage at Metal Days, anyone?) and haven't released a full album yet. Well, that's about to be corrected with the weight of Colossal Oppressor landing on turntables on May 1st. The album will be out digitally, on … Continue reading Stream “Mindless and Blind” from Ten Ton Slug’s upcoming ‘Colossal Oppressor’ album right now!
I've long been a fan of Pittsburgh's Gene the Werewolf, pretty much since the Light Me Up EP was recommended to me not long after its release in 2009 and since then, they've released a couple of albums and some one-off tracks. And right in the middle of 2011's Wicked Love is a cover of … Continue reading Classic Cover: Gene the Werewolf – Thriller (original by Michael Jackson)
Metallic hardcore quartet R.A.I.D have released their new single "Aftermath", using their platform to shine a light on mental health, and more specifically the topic of suicide. The track is the first offering from their upcoming EP Dominion, due to release on 4th April. Vocalist Rueban Issac comments: "Aftermath" is a song that aims to … Continue reading Metallic hardcore quartet R.A.I.D explore topics of suicide survival in new single ‘Aftermath’
Five whole years since the speedy blasts of Extreme Power Metal, the fastest 6-stringers in the world (probably) are back with a new album. As ever, it's bursting with bonkers flurries and overflowing with cheese, but is that cheese starting to get a bit stale? Well, yes and no. While there are some formulaic (for DragonForce) … Continue reading Album Review: DragonForce – Warp Speed Warriors