Heavy Metal Truants 2013 – the video

This one deserves a quick post. Heavy Metal Truants is a bike ride from London to Donington undertaken by member of metal bands, other industry folk and fans. The aim is to raise cash for Childline, Teenage Cancer Trust and Nordoff Robbins. All great causes. Founded and led by Rod Smallwood (Iron Maiden's manager) and … Continue reading Heavy Metal Truants 2013 – the video

Alestorm have a live DVD due soon

Yeah, so I missed International Talk Like A Pirate day, but if I wasn't going to see Alestorm live then I wouldn't bother anyway. The good news is that if you want to witness much piratical goodness on your telly, then you will soon be able to get hold of Alestorm's Live At The End Of … Continue reading Alestorm have a live DVD due soon

Scar The Martyr – new video and tour dates

Joey Jordison's new side-project, Scar The Martyr, have their album out shortly (September 30th). In the meantime they've released a video to tide you over. They'll be opening for Alice in Chains and Ghost on the upcoming UK tour, making it a very interesting choice for Glasgow folk on November 14th with Metal Hammer's "Defenders … Continue reading Scar The Martyr – new video and tour dates

Trivium – pre-order the new album / enjoy the new video

If you're looking forward to Trivium's Vengeance Falls as much as I am, then you may want to consider a pre-order so you can get it in your greasy palms (or on your greasy hard drive) as soon as it's released. It's due in stores in a variety of formats on October 14th, and if … Continue reading Trivium – pre-order the new album / enjoy the new video

Carcass – Surgical Steel… LISTEN NOW

All legal and above board, Nuclear Blast themselves have put one of the most awaited albums of 2013 (fuck, of the 21st century so far) on YouTube for you to have a listen to. It's not a preview, it's an uncut run through of the entire new Carcass album, Surgical Steel, from beginning to 47-ish minute … Continue reading Carcass – Surgical Steel… LISTEN NOW

Job For A Cowboy working on new album

Job for a Cowboy spent their summer on tour throughout North America as part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. After returning home, the band has hunkered down to write their follow up album to Demonocracy. While Job for a Cowboy demos new material, fans can check out a live drum cam video of "Tarnished Gluttony" live … Continue reading Job For A Cowboy working on new album