Persefone/Loch Vostok/One Hour Hell – The Garage, London 24th August 2015

[avatar user="James" size="50" align="left" /] All photos courtesy of katiefrostphotography.com. I've been following Persefone for a couple of years now. Ever since I heard the album, Spiritual Mitigation, I've been a fan of their style of metal. When I heard that they were playing in London I was suitably excited given that the band doesn't tour … Continue reading Persefone/Loch Vostok/One Hour Hell – The Garage, London 24th August 2015

Review: Nile – What Should Not Be Unearthed

[avatar user="James" size="50" align="left" /]Nile is a band that has consistently put out albums which I have a hard time faulting. Having really enjoyed their previous album, At the Gates of Sethu, I was looking forward to hearing the new material. Production wise, it’s a lot cleaner than the previous album. The guitars sound a … Continue reading Review: Nile – What Should Not Be Unearthed

Interview: Joey Izzo of Sound Struggle

[avatar user="Progger" size="50" align="left" /]A band that "struggles" in mixing funk with progressive metal? Sounds interesting, don't you think? Boston experimentalists Sound Struggle are about to launch their sophomore album Rise in September which sees the band improvising even further over prog metal, funk, jazz fusion, djent. The album is a strong contender for the … Continue reading Interview: Joey Izzo of Sound Struggle

Review: Soilwork – The Ride Majestic

Now, I'll confess, I got into Soilwork way back with the excellent Stabbing The Drama and then kind of lost touch with them over the years. As such, it's been some time since I've heard anything new from them so I'd expect their sound to have matured and changed over the years. We're talking a decade, … Continue reading Review: Soilwork – The Ride Majestic

Review: Ramage Inc – Earth Shaker

This is the first time that I have come across Ramage Inc but Earth Shaker is the Edinburgh based progressive metallers' newest album; the follow up to very well received Feel the Waves. There seems to be very little written about the Ramage Inc guys other than that this is the brainchild of producer Brian Ramage … Continue reading Review: Ramage Inc – Earth Shaker

Interview: Daniel Costa of The Under

Boston based experimental trio, The Under returned this year with their sophomore 5-track self-titled EP which places the band on another level of heaviness. Singer and guitarist Daniel Costa answered our questions about the band's music, and more. Read on! "The Under" EP is very diverse. Describe the thread you feel that holds it together. … Continue reading Interview: Daniel Costa of The Under