2014 Year In Review: Top gigs – James

In a small series from some of the staff here at Moshville Towers, we'll be running off our favourite albums, gigs and so on of the last 12 months. Kicking us off, here's James' top five gigs of the year: Dying Fetus/Goatwhore/Malevolence Centiment/Brutai Bloodshot Dawn/Seprevation Eluveitie/Arkona/Skalmold Sabaton/Korpiklaani/Tyr  

Sabaton / Korpiklaani / Tyr – Glasgow QMU

[Photo sets from the gig: Sabaton / Korpiklaani / Tyr] Those of you that know me personally know that I like a bit of power metal now and again. When I heard that these three bands were coming to town, I immediately got tickets. This concert was a bit different, in the fact that I … Continue reading Sabaton / Korpiklaani / Tyr – Glasgow QMU

Interview: Alex and Felix of Brutai

Brutai are opening for Centiment on their current "Retro Gamer" tour. Melodic yet heavy, and based in London, Brutai have been together as a band since 2008 and are - like many new acts - working their backsides off to get heard and find themselves an audience. So basically the type of band that this … Continue reading Interview: Alex and Felix of Brutai

Review-two: Deserted Fear – Kingdom of Worms

[I actually reviewed this back in September, but James was so impressed that he wanted to get his own words across as well. He's also written a far more thorough review than I did! Mosh] It’s not very often that I recommend an album to so many people. Not least a death metal album. This is … Continue reading Review-two: Deserted Fear – Kingdom of Worms

Dying Fetus / Goatwhore / Malevolence – Glasgow Cathouse

[Photo sets: Dying Fetus / Goatwhore / Malevolence] So, a night of extreme metal awaited me. Due to some security issues, searching everyone at the door, I missed nearly the entire set of the first band [That was Fallujah - Mosh]. I’ll only review the next three, as it would be unfair to review the … Continue reading Dying Fetus / Goatwhore / Malevolence – Glasgow Cathouse

Review: Arroganz – Tod & Teufel

You like Death metal? You like someone bawling “Lucifer” at you? Then this is the album for you! Joking aside, this is one of the more interesting albums I’ve had the pleasure of listening to this year. The fact that it’s from Germany and a newer band makes it all the more intriguing. The band … Continue reading Review: Arroganz – Tod & Teufel