Bandcamp Fee Waiver Day Recommendations

With all the madness surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, multitudes of bands that we all love and support have been cancelling tours, album release shows and future plans. Some have been doing what they can to allow fans to view their live shows - see Code Orange's excellent Twitch stream of their album release show - … Continue reading Bandcamp Fee Waiver Day Recommendations

2019 Crew Review: John H – Writer

This was a funny old year for me, busy with work, busy with family, busy listening to as much new music as I could, but not all that busy writing about it. Between various sites, I didn’t cover as much as I would’ve wanted to but still managed to write about some of what I … Continue reading 2019 Crew Review: John H – Writer

Band Of The Day: DOEM

I should have asked if it's "Skem" or "Skelm"... Anyway, here are DOEM! Simple things first – where are you guys from? The sunny town of Skelmersdale. How did you meet? We all first met a Wigan & Leigh College studying music then after we finished college we started a post-grunge band called Invane which … Continue reading Band Of The Day: DOEM

ArcTanGent Festival Announces First 28 Bands For 2020

ArcTanGent Festival announces its first main stage headliner for next year, as a UK 2020 exclusive, it is the incredible Opeth! Joining Opeth will be Tesseract (UK festival exclusive), This Will Destroy You, Amenra (UK 2020 exclusive), Ihsahn, Perturbator, Rolo Tomassi (performing two full albums sets - Grievances and Time Will Die And Love Will … Continue reading ArcTanGent Festival Announces First 28 Bands For 2020

Sail Stream New Song “Starve”

UK progressive sludge metal band Sail are pleased to reveal their new song "Starve" which is now streaming via Heavy Blog Is Heavy. The single is set to be released on all streaming platforms this Friday. Listen to the song over on HeavyBlogIsHeavy. Sail offers up their new single "Starve," a grotesque ode to the … Continue reading Sail Stream New Song “Starve”

Album Review: Cult Of Luna – A Dawn To Fear

Recently signed to Metal Blade, for 20 years Cult Of Luna have been developing their post-metal sound with each epic album release, their evolution tracked through their mesmeric long-form songs, shifting tones and monumental crescendos. A Dawn To Fear is their eighth studio album, their first non-collaborative recording since 2013’s Vertical, and is arguably the … Continue reading Album Review: Cult Of Luna – A Dawn To Fear