After the long awaited return of Body Count in 2014, the release of Manslaughter proved that the band still had the energy, speed and power to deliver a great album which not only stood up to their critically acclaimed debut record, but also represented what metal had to offer at that time. Unfortunately after the … Continue reading Review: Body Count – Bloodlust
Before Code Orange's explosive performance last week with Gojira, Declan had the opportunity to have a chat with lead vocalist and resident skin smasher, Jami Morgan. Amongst other things, they discussed the new album Forever and "addressing the mainstream metal scene". Read on for the full transcription... You’ve recently released your new album “Forever”. What do you … Continue reading Interview: Jami Morgan of Code Orange (Glasgow, March 17th 2017)
Declan recently got the chance to chat with Long Island metallers Car Bomb before their set last week in Glasgow. As well as discussing the latest album, they amongst other things, discussed working with Joe from Gojira and what equipment they are currently using. Read on for the full transcription... When recording your latest album Meta, … Continue reading Interview: Car Bomb (Glasgow, 17 March 2017)
Is this a flashback to 1999 at the Family Values tour? No it’s not, Pitchshifter aren’t the opening act… This however, is as close as it’s going to get! Korn and Limp Bizkit on a dual headline run throughout the UK! That’s what I’d call a good night out. Madball Arriving at the SSE Hydro … Continue reading Korn / Limp Bizkit / Madball – Glasgow, SSE Hydro 14th Dec 2016
Whilst waiting outside the doors at La Belle Angele venue in Edinburgh (14th November, gig review here), the air began to get colder and the night light got dimmer. From out of nowhere the seven foot tall beast, Mr Lordi appeared and approached us. Luckily we had our recording equipment handy and the lovely gentleman … Continue reading Interview: Mr Lordi of… well, Lordi!
Declan took a trip over to the wilds of Edinburgh last week to witness the apocalypse that is otherwise known as a Lordi show. After his interview was wrapped up (online soon!), he wandered into the venue proper to sit back, relax and... Yeah, as if. The rock was about to begin! Silver Dust So … Continue reading Lordi / Shiraz Lane / Silver Dust – La Belle Angele, Edinburgh (14 Nov 2016)