2020 Crew Review: Iain “Mosh” Purdie – Editor in Chief/Grand Poobah

OK, then so it's time to draft some words about 2020 and try to make out that it's not been a cataclysmic shitstorm caused mainly by political ineptitude and a hyperactive microorganism. But I can't. Because it was. So I won't. Instead I'll focus mainly on the music side of things, which is surprisingly limited … Continue reading 2020 Crew Review: Iain “Mosh” Purdie – Editor in Chief/Grand Poobah

Alestorm: new album out today, celebrate with “Pirate Metal Drinking Crew” video

The notorious Pirate Kings Alestorm release their long-awaited long-player Curse Of The Crystal Coconut (review here) today via Napalm Records! In addition, they present their latest single, "Pirate Metal Drinking Crew" - an homage to pirate life and… probably themselves! Rhythmic guitars, slapping drums and Captain Bowes’ rum-laden vocals weave throughout the song and will have it … Continue reading Alestorm: new album out today, celebrate with “Pirate Metal Drinking Crew” video

Alestorm release “Fannybaws” video from new album

Alestorm have just released yet another banger fresh off their new album, Curse of the Crystal Coconut (which we reviewed recently), to be released via Napalm Records on May 29, 2020! “Fannybaws” tells the story of the fearsome pirate who killed the mighty terror squid and fought against the Vikings – wearing nothing but a … Continue reading Alestorm release “Fannybaws” video from new album

Album Review: Alestorm – Curse of the Crystal Coconut

YAAAR! Is it really time for a new Alestorm album? It only seems months since No Grave But The Sea came out but it's actually three years! Shiver me timbers! OK, we know what to expect. Alestorm have their formula that's tweaked ever so slightly with each release, but the basics are all present. The bawdy, … Continue reading Album Review: Alestorm – Curse of the Crystal Coconut

New Alestorm video!

Ahoy, filthy landlubbers: Alestorm has just landed ashore with a brand new single "Treasure Chest Party Quest", fresh off of their upcoming album Curse of the Crystal Coconut - out on May 29 via Napalm Records. Captain Christopher Bowes transports the listener right into another world the Alestorm way – with a lot of bloody good … Continue reading New Alestorm video!

Alestorm announce new album in a gajillion different formats

No matter if you are ready or not, you filthy landlubbers – Alestorm returns in an uncensored, satirical, and glorious manner! Two years after their latest album, No Grave But The Sea, the pirate metal drinking crew will return to the nightmares of all decent sea marauders out there with their brand new conquest, Curse … Continue reading Alestorm announce new album in a gajillion different formats