Album Review: Black Spiders – Black Spiders

The story of Black Spiders is not an uncommon one. Band forms, gets all the right support slots, gains traction, releases a great debut and tours the hell out of it. The follow-up hits, albeit not quite as hard as the first and eventually, the band call it quits with their last stand, middle fingers … Continue reading Album Review: Black Spiders – Black Spiders

Classic Covers: Black Spiders – “Good Times” (original by The Easybeats)

Ross actually featured this song a month back when the then-upcoming release of Black Spiders' new EP Deaf Proof (out now, digital only) and still-upcoming album (self-titled, March 26th) were announced. However, since then a video has emerged and I wanted to give it the focus it deserves as it's a damn fine cover of … Continue reading Classic Covers: Black Spiders – “Good Times” (original by The Easybeats)

Black Spiders announce new digital-only EP

Black Spiders, dark lords of modern classic rock, continue forward with their new releases. Prior to the release of their new self-titled album, recorded and written in lockdown 2020 and due for release March 26th via Dark Riders Records, Black Spiders will release a four-track EP on February 12th, in the old tradition of their … Continue reading Black Spiders announce new digital-only EP

Black Spiders detail new album

Back in June of 2017, Sheffield rock beasts Black Spiders waved goodbye to an army of loyal fans with some sonically charged shows all over the UK before retreating into the shadows to lick their wounds and shed their skins. And then, in November of 2020, with the world in the grips of the Coronavirus … Continue reading Black Spiders detail new album

2017 Crew Review – Ryan Whitwell, photographer / reviews

Most recently, Ryan's been covering the London Metal 2 the Masses gigs - in fact, he's their official photographer under the guise of ShotIsOn Media! He also pops into the occasional gig in London and grabs some photos for us when he's there. Here's his roundup of 2017... Best New Album: Wolves in the Throne … Continue reading 2017 Crew Review – Ryan Whitwell, photographer / reviews

2014 Year In Review: Top Gigs – Ross

  2014. What a year it’s been. Lemmy showed there’s still life in the old dog, trailers for Star Wars and Terminator movies proved franchises can be further run into the ground, U2 decided to give away their newest album for free; probably because no one sensible would actively buy a U2 album and Gene … Continue reading 2014 Year In Review: Top Gigs – Ross