Mushroomhead/Sanguine/Psyko Dalek – Glasgow Classic Grand, 22/03/16

Cited to me as "The band that inspired Slipknot" I had been aching to see Mushroomhead for many years and at the time I found out about the gig, American Head Charge were billed as the main support. This gave me another reason to be very excited. Putting a slight dampener on my mood I … Continue reading Mushroomhead/Sanguine/Psyko Dalek – Glasgow Classic Grand, 22/03/16

Tommy Concrete and the Werewolves – This Can’t Get Any Worse

With the immense popularity of staged cover musicians seeking their 15 minutes of fame by destroying classic songs, music seems lost…but there’s hope. From the misty streets of Edinburgh, through the smoke of Hell come Motorhead and Slayer influenced – Tommy Concrete and the Werewolves, with their 18 track debut album. What we have here … Continue reading Tommy Concrete and the Werewolves – This Can’t Get Any Worse

Review: Graal – Chapter IV

Let me take you back to the late 1970s when rock was kind of fuzzy, featured a Hammond organ and guitars often sounded like lasers being fired in sci-fi films. Welcome to a world recreated by Graal. I do find it odd that a style referred to as "progressive" usually involves stepping backwards several decades … Continue reading Review: Graal – Chapter IV

Review: Black Stone Cherry – Kentucky

It comes to something when not a month goes by without another "most anticipated album of the year" nomination pops up. People say rock and metal are dead, yet all I see is revival and stubborn continuance in the face of everything that's always tried to put us down. Kentucky, despite being from one of the … Continue reading Review: Black Stone Cherry – Kentucky

London By Norse: Skuggsjá / Enslaved (Spinning Wheel Ritual) / Wardruna – The Coronet Theatre, London (19th March 2016)

This review is Part of series of articles on London By Norse. The various articles will be linked at the bottom of each page once they have been uploaded. Now this was the night which I imagine most people were looking forward to. The second ever UK performance of Wardruna and also the UK premiere … Continue reading London By Norse: Skuggsjá / Enslaved (Spinning Wheel Ritual) / Wardruna – The Coronet Theatre, London (19th March 2016)

London By Norse: Enslaved (From The Runic Depths) / HelHeim- The Underworld, London (18th March 2016)

This review is Part of series of articles on London By Norse. The various articles will be linked at the bottom of each page once they have been uploaded. Now this was one of the nights I was most looking forward to. With two of my favourite Enslaved albums being Ruun and Below The Lights, … Continue reading London By Norse: Enslaved (From The Runic Depths) / HelHeim- The Underworld, London (18th March 2016)