Review: Letters of the Lost – Walk With Us

Fire your shrink and listen to Letters of the Lost’s debut album Walk With Us instead. The guys have been together for over two years now and are following up their popular debut EP Merkio with this therapeutic creation. The eight tracks that make up the album give the listener a sort of therapy. “…Continued … Continue reading Review: Letters of the Lost – Walk With Us

Review: (hed)p.e. – Forever!

(hed)p.e. are an American rock band from Huntingdon Beach, California. They formed in 1994 and have been justifiably getting attention for their unique brand of music which is a mix of rock, metal, punk, reggae and rapcore. Jahred’s vocals range from melodic singing to rapping, screaming and death growls making (hed)p.e. a band who appeal … Continue reading Review: (hed)p.e. – Forever!

Review: As Sirens Fall – The Hospital Party

Five songs. Is it enough to define your sound and capture listeners? Yes, definitely. It's probably one reason, as well as the obvious financial one, why so many bands are releasing EPs rather than LPs these days. There's also the higher chance of an "all killer, no filler" balance. As Sirens Fall have gone the EP … Continue reading Review: As Sirens Fall – The Hospital Party

Slough Feg / Atragon / Watcher’s Guard – Glasgow Audio, 8th June 2016

Watcher's Guard Watcher's Guard are a doom metal band based in Glasgow, Scotland. Nae "retro", nae flowery sarks, nae "occult" pish. Just crushing heavy metal is on their FB blurb. I have not heard or seen of them before but they were a pleasant doom-riff laden bunch of lads, bit like (for me anyway) Black … Continue reading Slough Feg / Atragon / Watcher’s Guard – Glasgow Audio, 8th June 2016

Review: Be’lakor – Vessels

[avatar user="James" size="50" align="left" /] For those whom know me and/or follow the site you’ll know that I’m quite a big fan of the genre that is ‘melodic death metal’. There are a whole host of bands in this genre but one band that has always stood out for me is Be’lakor. The Australians formed in … Continue reading Review: Be’lakor – Vessels

Heart / FM – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, July 2nd 2016

I approach tonight’s gig with a bit of trepidation given the recent comments on the current Heart tour to do with setlist and length of the gig. It has been 28 years since I saw Heart on the "Bad Animals" tour. I went to both nights at the Edinburgh Playhouse in 1988. I need not … Continue reading Heart / FM – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, July 2nd 2016