Livestream Review: Crowbar (20th February, 2021)

What could lift our spirits more in this Covid world that we live in? Boris Johnson's head on a silver platter? A delivery of free beer to the house? Or ideally attending a real gig with other human beings? With none of these available for the foreseeable future, what more can we ask for on … Continue reading Livestream Review: Crowbar (20th February, 2021)

EP Review: Candlemass – The Pendulum

In an uncertain society where everything seems to be doom and gloom, it seems quite apt that the Kings of Doom, Candlemass, release their latest EP The Pendulum at the end of March. Following on from The Door to Doom in 2019 this EP is made up of songs left over from the recording of … Continue reading EP Review: Candlemass – The Pendulum

Festival Review: Hellfest 2018 (22 – 24 June)

France’s soirée of festival season is Hellfest, based in the sleepy town of Clisson, which lies half an hour from Nantes in the Pays de la Loire region of the country, and this year is it’s 13th incarnation In the beginning, starting off more on the heavy side, it’s grown into one of the most … Continue reading Festival Review: Hellfest 2018 (22 – 24 June)

Joe Bonamassa – Edinburgh Usher Hall, 18th April 2017

Tonight sees the arrival in Edinburgh of the hardest working man in Blues as Joe Bonamassa brings his amazing guitar skills to town. The crowd is buzzing as, wearing his traditional suit and shades, Joe strides onto the stage to join his backing band, a larger ensemble than usual with the addition of a sax … Continue reading Joe Bonamassa – Edinburgh Usher Hall, 18th April 2017

Band of the Day: Titan Breed

Born of Glasgow, Scotland in mid-2015, Titan Breed draw from all corners of the metal genre, from the low growling tones of modern southern metal, to the classic old school power in the vein of Sabbath and Pantera that we all know and love. Started by seasoned and like minded musicians from around the city, … Continue reading Band of the Day: Titan Breed

Review: Metal 2 the Masses Glasgow 2017 Round 2 Heat 1

Friday saw the latest round of Metal to The Masses, the competition that will see new upcoming bands perform at this year's Bloodstock festival in August. There were three bands on tonight's bill: A Ritual Spirit, Titan Breed & RID. The place was beginning to liven up as A Ritual Spirit from Edinburgh kicked off … Continue reading Review: Metal 2 the Masses Glasgow 2017 Round 2 Heat 1