Knotfest.com announce Pulse of the Maggots Fest

Knotfest.com has today announced the inaugural UK Pulse of the Maggots Fest, as the Knotfest brand expands into the UK for the very first time. The debut event's international bill features some of the hottest in developing heavy artists and finds its first UK base at The Mill in Birmingham, the city internationally renowned as … Continue reading Knotfest.com announce Pulse of the Maggots Fest

Steelhouse Festival announce Europe as Sunday headliners

Steelhouse Festival is delighted to announce that this year’s Sunday headliners will be Europe. The Swedish rock legends, in a UK festival exclusive, will make a triumphant return to The Mountain having first appeared at the 2014 event. Hot off a UK arena tour, they return to make good on their commitment to headline the … Continue reading Steelhouse Festival announce Europe as Sunday headliners

Golden Oldie: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators – Apocalyptic Love

Today, Apocalyptic Love turns ten years old. Not quite the “oldie” status given to most of the albums we look back on in this feature but hitting double figures isn’t something we should ignore given where it stands in the pantheon of the top-hatted six-string slinger’s catalogue. Working as Slash’s second solo album, whilst Velvet … Continue reading Golden Oldie: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators – Apocalyptic Love

Classic Cover: Todd Kerns – “Blackstar” (original by David Bowie)

When it comes to covering David Bowie songs, his latter works hardly, if ever, get a look-in compared to all those old favourites from the 70s and 80s that you'd find on any compilation CD or streaming playlist. Instead, Todd Kerns, the man known for Age of Electric, Static in Stereo, Original Sin LV, Toque, … Continue reading Classic Cover: Todd Kerns – “Blackstar” (original by David Bowie)

Album Review: Halestorm – Back From the Dead

Picture it – you’re Halestorm, on a decade-long tear, relentlessly building momentum with benchmark albums, sold out tours which only get bigger and playing all the right support slots. And the jewel in the crown: Vicious adds it all together to send the band stratospheric with a headline arena tour in the UK off the … Continue reading Album Review: Halestorm – Back From the Dead

Bastette announce new EP and release new video

The band have announced the release of new EP Awakening out September 30th, along with a stunning new video for latest single "Psycho". Fronted by Caroline Eve Kenyon, Bastette deliver modern alternative rock and draw inspiration from the likes of Halestorm and The Pretty Reckless. Caroline has a powerful vocal reminiscent of Florence Welch (Florence and … Continue reading Bastette announce new EP and release new video