2022 Year In Review: Paul

When the Boss sent a message asking for reflections of 2022, I put my thinking cap on and wondered about topics that I could cover. It’s been a cracking year for rock and metal, with resurgences in prog, thrash, death, and classic rock to name but four of the many genres we love. I covered … Continue reading 2022 Year In Review: Paul

Gig Review: Baest / Damim / Madicide / Excursia – Fuel Rock Club, Cardiff (16 April 2022)

Easter Saturday in the Welsh Capital is always a bit messy. Throw in a hot sticky day where temperatures were higher than some parts of the Mediterranean (don’t the media love throwing that into the mix) and what better way to keep the thermometer at maximum than an evening of thrash and death metal in … Continue reading Gig Review: Baest / Damim / Madicide / Excursia – Fuel Rock Club, Cardiff (16 April 2022)

Gig Review: Decapitated / Dyscarnate / Baest – Manchester Academy 3 (12th February 2019)

Decapitated have always had a special place in my metal sphere. They were one of the first bands I photographed properly with a DSLR and they also released, in my opinion, one of their best albums in 2017. Having only caught a small amount of them at Bloodstock 2017, I was highly looking forward to … Continue reading Gig Review: Decapitated / Dyscarnate / Baest – Manchester Academy 3 (12th February 2019)

Band of the Day: Baest

All Danish, all death (metal). Simple things first – where are you guys from? Århus, Denmark! How did you meet? Svend and Lasse (guitars) met at a bar in Aarhus. Chatted each other up about death metal, met the following week. Within 4 months, Baest was rehearsing. How long have you been playing as a … Continue reading Band of the Day: Baest