Album News: Acid Reign / Soul of Steel / Sons of Apollo / Northtale

With new release news coming in thick and fast, we just had to let you know about a few of them! Acid Reign It's been a while but they’re back with arguably their finest album to date. Acid Reign will release their third full length on Dissonance this September. Vocalist Howard Smith had this to … Continue reading Album News: Acid Reign / Soul of Steel / Sons of Apollo / Northtale

Gig Review: HRH Metal Day 2

The sun rose over the O2 Academy in Birmigham and once more the doors were flung open for the final day of the third rendition of HRH Metal. Having been a fantastic day yesterday, expectations were high with a buzz amongst the audience that they were in for a fantastic day of great music and … Continue reading Gig Review: HRH Metal Day 2

Interview: Howard Smith of Acid Reign

Howard Smith is a man with great comic timing; mainly because he’s a stand up. Not only a stand up but lead singer of UK thrashers Acid Reign. He kindly agreed to answer some questions about life as a comedian and member of a thrash metal band. This will be interesting... How did you get … Continue reading Interview: Howard Smith of Acid Reign

Festival Review: Lords of the Land 2017, Glasgow Barrowlands

There has been a major uprise when it comes to independent festivals and events recently, some catering to the underground and others showcasing the best of the big names. Lords of the Land present an event filled to the brim with some of extreme metal's most iconic names spanning from such acts as Mayhem and … Continue reading Festival Review: Lords of the Land 2017, Glasgow Barrowlands

Friday Video Roundup: Acid Reign, Ice Nine Kills, Epic Death, Black Stone Cherry, Kampfar, The Dollyrots

And another week comes to an end, with two weeks of holiday to look forward to if you're school age and based in Scotland. Remember, kids, the best way to spend a fortnight off is listening to metal while giving your parents some peace and quiet! Acid Reign - "The Man Who Became Himself" The … Continue reading Friday Video Roundup: Acid Reign, Ice Nine Kills, Epic Death, Black Stone Cherry, Kampfar, The Dollyrots

Review: Acid Reign – The Man Who Became Himself

When your editor asks you if you'd like to review an as-yet unreleased track by thrash metal legends Acid Reign, you don't say no. The upcoming single by the British quintet, "The Man Who Became Himself", will be released at the end of this week as a taster of what's in store for fans who are already … Continue reading Review: Acid Reign – The Man Who Became Himself